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City of Loris honored with Hungry for History chicken bog marker

By SAMANTHA BOYD Last Thursday, Feb. 9th, Horry County Historic Preservation Commission Chair, Susan Platt presented chicken bog marker to the City of Loris during a ceremony held at the Loris Library. Platt recounted the history of what chicken bog is and how it became such a historic tradition in Loris and surrounding areas saying, “anything over 50 years old can be considered historic and since chicken bog has been around a lot longer than I have been alive, it qualifies. It’s just a part of our culture.” Donated by the William G. Pomeroy Foundation out of Syracuse, NY. the …

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Seahawks win inaugural Middle School Basketball Championship over Chiefs

The line of fans for Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach Middle schools stretched into the parking lot outside the North Myrtle Beach High School gym last Saturday just after noon. Parents, teachers and students from both schools were lining up to see a championship game between the Seahawks and the Chiefs boys B-Team.

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Chinese balloon shot down over coast, possible debris brought to shore in North Myrtle Beach

As the entire country was glued to their phones and TVs last week following and charting the path of the Chinese spy balloon, a potential international diplomatic crisis cast a spotlight on the city of North Myrtle Beach and the whole of the Grand Strand as the balloon was shot down by American fighter jets on Saturday, Feb. 4, after it reached the Atlantic Ocean coastline.

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Scholarships for local high school seniors open for applications

The South Carolina State Fair, a self-supporting 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is now accepting applications for its 26th annual Ride of Your Life Scholarship program, which awards $300,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors across the Palmetto State each year.

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McLeod Health celebrates the opening of new local medical office buildings

McLeod celebrated an open house and ribbon cutting for McLeod Seacoast Medical Park Building 2 on Thursday, Feb. 2. This additional medical office building on the McLeod Health Seacoast campus is located at 3793 McDowell Lane in Little River. Community members had the opportunity to tour the facility and meet the physicians and staff.

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