Latest Surfside Beach Stories

2008-09-23 06:00:19

By Rob Young During moments like these, the country understandably feels sympathy for those who have lost property in the wake of Hurricane Ike. But there is an important question that should be raised while the nation's attention is once again focused on billions of dollars in damage. Should the federal government pay to rebuild along vulnerable shorelines such as Surfside Beach, Texas? Surfside Beach, which is at the west end of Fallets Island, had houses built out on the beach. Many...

2008-07-28 09:00:55

By Jessica Foster, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 28--A blaze in a Surfside Beach condominium complex damaged four homes Sunday, but nobody was injured. Horry County Fire Rescue spokesman Todd Cartner said firefighters responded to a theat at the South Bay Lakes complex near the intersection of Glenns Bay Road and U.S. 17 Bypass at about 9:15 a.m. and spent about 30 minutes getting the fire under control. The cause is still under investigation. Evacuees and neighbors milled...

2008-07-06 00:00:16

By Steve Palisin, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 5--Joseph Hall compared the men's dressing area at Legends in Concert to the size of the holding room where he spent nine hours until his taping for national TV. An hour before show time late Tuesday afternoon at Legends in Surfside Beach, he relaxed in a T-shirt, jeans and low-cut boots, all black. Fresh from his appearance June 24 on NBC's "America's Got Talent," Hall has brought his tribute performance to Elvis Presley for...

2008-07-05 03:00:11

By Kevin Butler SURFSIDE - One ad message made an unexpected splash Friday when a banner-towing plane crash-landed just off Surfside beach, resulting in minor injuries to the pilot but none to those on the ground. In one of the more unusual public safety incidents on the Fourth of July holiday, the single-engine Cessna 150 J lost power before it ditched about 100 feet off the beach adjacent to the gated community around 3:55 p.m. Seal Beach lifeguards pulled the pilot from the water a...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.