Gabe Davis, a nine-year-old boy from Cleveland, threw out the first pitch at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball game June 22. Davis was born with a condition that affected his legs, but that's not stopping him from enjoying his favorite sport.
Spring has arrived in Myrtle Beach, and with it a brand new flock to chase the coveted Mills Cup trophy, a feat the Pelicans have accomplished twice in a row now. Check out sights and sounds from the 2017 Myrtle Beach Pelicans Media Day.
Pulte Homes surprised wounded Army veteran Staff Sgt. Shawn Whitmore and his family at Thursday's Myrtle Beach Pelicans game with the announcement that they have been selected to receive a mortgage-free home in the Pulte Homes Berkshire Forest community. The home is being built as part of PulteGroup’s Built to Honor program, which donates mortgage-free homes to wounded veterans and their families across the country. The project is in partnership with Operation FINALLY HOME.
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans handed the Wilmington Blue Rocks their 11th straight loss old-school style with their first-ever 'Old School Hip Hop Night', hosted by Biz Markie, an event that brought out the MC in all of us.
Horry County Fire Rescue divers search a pond on Hulls Island Road in the Longs community. By 12:30 p.m., two bodies and a vehicle were removed from the irrigation pond. Capt. Mark Nugget, spokesperson for Horry County Fire Rescue, said crews were called to the scene around 2:30 a.m. after a report of a car in the pond. The search resumed around 11 a.m. Saturday. A man who lives near the pond said he heard a noise and looked to see a car sinking in the pond. He said he did not see any one coming out of the pond. The man, who asked not to be identified, said the pond is spring-fed and used to irrigate nearby fields. The pond’s depth graduates from around 10 to 12 feet at the end where the bodies and vehicle were found and as deep as 18 feet.
Peter Sfetter Wilczynski, owner of the Polish Deli (Pulaski deli) in Myrtle Beach, took drone footage of the Springmaid Pier, Surfside Pier, Garden City and the 2nd Ave. Pier after Hurricane Matthew hit the Grand Strand in October 2016.