Carolina Characters

Carolina Characters

Burkart keeps it simple ... deliciously simple

Wayne Burkart started his career in the food business at 23. Now at age 67, he owns Burky’s Grill - a Myrtle Beach diner with a nostalgic 1950s décor showcasing burgers, french fries, hot dogs, bologna sandwiches, three-way chili, other quick comfort foods and soft-serve ice cream. He learned the key ropes in the business from the late Dave Thomas, founder and CEO of Wendy’s.

Walter Wysk Hosts Asian Exchange Students

Walter Wysk is hosting two 16-year-old exchange students. Yu-Kuei "Arthur" Chen , of Taiwan (right) and Wasawat (Pooh) Wongcharatrawee of Thailand.
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