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2014-09-10 12:26:22

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Combining the soul of live jazz music with the flavorful locally-sourced shrimp, the Little River ShrimpFest celebrates its tenth year on Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12 at the Little River Historic Waterfront. Little River is a small fishing community located just south of the North Carolina border and is known for its deep sea fishing, charter boats and savory shrimp. The 10(th) Annual Little River ShrimpFest is the perfect...

2014-05-29 23:16:43

Pawleys Island, SC might be a small town with only 100 full time residences, but that doesn’t prevent the Pawleys Island Police Department from providing the same top notch 24-hour protection coverage as its larger neighboring communities. With the mission of the Pawleys Island Police Department being to preserve the public peace, prevent crime, detect and arrest violators of the law, and protect life and property, Police Chief Michael Fanning embraced his proactive mindset to get ahead...

2012-05-01 23:02:57

The Lakes at Litchfield, a Pawleys Island, S.C.-based retirement community, announced today that the community´s wellness program has won the Assisted Living Federation of America´s (ALFA) 2012 ℠Best of the Best´ Award in the category of Clinical Wellness. Pawleys Island, SC (PRWEB) May 02, 2012 The Lakes at Litchfield, a Pawleys Island, S.C.-based retirement community, announced today that the community´s wellness program has won the Assisted Living Federation of...

2012-04-21 23:00:10

The Lakes at Litchfield, a retirement community located in Pawleys Island, S.C., announced today that the community is expanding to add a fully integrated Wellness Department managed by Wellness Director Theresa O´Donnell. In her new position, she will oversee the newly created department which houses the community´s nationally recognized wellness program. Pawleys Island, SC (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 The Lakes at Litchfield, a retirement community located in Pawleys Island, S.C.,...

2010-04-21 12:00:00

GEORGETOWN, S.C., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Situated on the south end of one of the golf capitals of the world, South Carolina's ocean-side Georgetown County is home to several award-winning courses. Its proximity to Myrtle Beach has certainly influenced the development of the golf culture, but the courses here have a distinctness to the geography and history of the county, which has earned them high accolades. There's something special about golfing in Georgetown County. Because the...

2009-07-09 09:01:00

MURRELLS INLET, S.C., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookgreen Gardens' holiday festival, Nights of a Thousand Candles, was recently recognized as one of the 2009 Top 20 Events in the Southeast by the Southeastern Tourism Society. "The best events across the Southeast compete to receive the prestigious Top 20 Events designation," said Bob Jewell, President and CEO of Brookgreen Gardens. "We are thrilled to know the Southeast Tourism Society selected Nights of a Thousand Candles to receive this...

2008-07-25 15:00:47

By Steve Palisin, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 25--The 18th annual Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art will include a comedy troupe and a children's event with area dancers. The three-weekend fest in September will showcase a variety of arts and music at several sites. Sam Bush, known as the "King of Newgrass," will kick things off Sept. 12 at Brookgreen Gardens. Philip Powell, a pianist and Coastal Carolina University music professor, helped plan the festival in the...

2008-07-23 12:00:48

By Kelly Marshall Fuller, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 23--Adults and children hit the beach at 6 a.m. Fridays at Myrtle Beach State Park to search for signs of loggerhead turtles and their nests -- and to clean the beach and find other ways to assist the survival of the threatened species. Meanwhile, turtle volunteers in Litchfield Beach are placing bright orange tags on items left on the sand by beachgoers -- such as chairs and tents -- that could endanger female loggerhead...

2008-07-05 09:00:14

By Robert Morris and Jan Igoe, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 5--Under beach-perfect skies, the Grand Strand began what is usually its busiest tourist weekend of the year with Independence Day activities as varied as its string of communities. Here's a look at the Fourth of July up and down the beaches. Myrtle Beach The Market Common displayed more than 3,000 flags along the walkways to honor the July Fourth holiday. As visitors went about their shopping and movie-going, some...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'