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Rescue Squad Puts Proceeds Toward Equipment and Gear

     The North Myrtle Beach Rescue Squad located at 1002 6th Ave S, North Myrtle Beach is one of the earliest rescue squads in the state, according to its history page. They are a 501(c)(3) non-profit, meaning services are provided to the public for free. The Rescue Squad was founded by North Myrtle Beach’s first police chief, Merlin Bellamy, in 1958.  “Merlin Bellamy lived a life of civil service. He began by serving our country in the Navy during World War II. His sense of service was so strong that he was willing to do any job necessary. He …

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All Aboard the Entertainment Express!

North Myrtle Beach city officials were celebrating the arrival of the new Entertainment Shuttle last week and parked it in city hall. It will have regular bus stops and a route within the city areas. Left to right are city manager Mike Mahaney, Councilman Fred Coyne, Council Woman Nikki Fontana, Councilman Jay Baldwin, Councilman Jay Baldwin and Mayor Marilyn Hatley.  

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Lady Chiefs softball finishes second in host Loris tournament

The Lady Chiefs varsity softball team began their season with the Loris Preseason Tournament last Friday through Monday, with the Chiefs facing host team Loris for the championship on Monday night. Unfortunately the Lady Lions won the championship game 12-2.

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Wheeler finishes wrestling season as state 4A runner-up

Wyatt Wheeler won his first two matches in the SCHSL Individual wrestling championships at Anderson last Saturday, but couldn’t repeat as state champion. Wheeler lost his bid for a second individual title in overtime to Peyton Schrader from Eastside High School in the final match of the 126 pound class.

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Habitat for Humanity to hold groundbreaking for new Longs ReStore location

The nonprofit organization already operates one ReStore in Myrtle Beach and will be breaking ground on their second location in the local area on Friday, Feb. 25, at 10 a.m. Staff from Habitat's ReStore organization board members will be on hand for the ceremony, as well as community members from the North Myrtle Beach area.

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North Myrtle Beach approves beach activities ordinances, alterations to PDDs

During the nearly two-hour meeting held this Monday, Feb. 20, councilmembers unanimously passed several ordinances, including first reading of a few that go some ways to codifying a uniform policy for activities on the city’s nine-mile stretch of beach, both recreationally and commercially.

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