The Coastal Carolina football team will try to cap an undefeated regular season as it hosts Liberty at 1 p.m. Saturday.
The Chanticleers (11-0 overall, 4-0 Big South Conference) can clinch the conference title with a win over the Flames (7-4, 3-1).
Christmas tree lighting time
The holiday season is upon us and area Christmas tree lightings will begin this week. This week’s lightings include:
• Annual Lighting of the Landing, 7 p.m. Friday, at Barefoot Landing on U.S. 17, in North Myrtle Beach. The event will feature, fireworks and Santa’s arrival, music and an outdoor movie. The event is free. For more information call 272-8349 or go towww.bflanding.com
• 20th annual tree lighting celebration, 6 p.m. Saturday at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Fireworks will occur at 8 p.m. For information call 444-3200, (800) 386-4662 or go to
Publix opens in North Myrtle Beach
Publix supermarket will open its new store at Coastal North Town Center in North Myrtle Beach at 7 a.m. on Wednesday.
It will be the first Publix supermarket on the Grand Strand. A second is under construction in Pawleys Island.
And then there were 2
The Myrtle Beach and Loris high school football teams are the lone area squads still competing in the playoffs.
The Seahawks host Marlboro County and Loris heads to Dillon for 7:30 p.m. third-round games Friday.