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Entertainment, sports and recreation news and events for Myrtle Beach, South Carolina attractions including the House of Blues, Hard Rock Cafe, National Golf Association (NGA), Myrtle Beach Pelicans (MILB) and much more.

Déjà vu: Member Potter Moves to Nationwide Tour

Déjà vu: Member Potter Moves to Nationwide Tour

Potter Joins Knox at next level Myrtle Beach, S.C. – May 3, 2011 – In hindsight, all the signs of two-time NGA/Hooters Tour Player of the Year Ted Potter Jr. picking up a breakthrough victory in the Nationwide Tour’s South Georgia Classic in Valdosta, Ga., were there.   After his hot start on the NGA/Hooters Tour this season, which included two Bridgestone Winter Series wins, two NGA/Hooters Tour Pro Series victories and over $100,000 in earnings, Golf Channel writer Jason Sobel tweeted, “Ted Potter might be one of the top 50 players in the world. Right now. Really.”   Two weeks ago, current NGA/Hooters Tour player Russell Knox nearly became the first Monday qualifier to win on the Nationwide Tour […]

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Aaron Lewis at the House of Blues Myrtle Beach

Aaron Lewis at the House of Blues Myrtle Beach

Aaron Lewis House of Blues Myrtle Beach July 22, 2011 Aaron Lewis will perform an acoustic show at House of Blues Myrtle Beach on Friday July 22nd. Tickets go on sale Saturday May 7th at 12pm at LiveNation.com, House of Blues box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000. For more information go to www.livenation.com.

House of Blues Myrtle Beach: Coca-Cola Presents Taking Back Sunday

House of Blues Myrtle Beach: Coca-Cola Presents Taking Back Sunday

Coca-Cola Presents Taking Back Sunday with Thursday, Colour Revolt and We Are the In Crowd House of Blues Myrtle Beach July 12, 2011 Taking Back Sunday with Thursday, Colour Revolt and We Are the In Crowd will play House of Blues Myrtle Beach on Tuesday July 12th. Tickets go on sale Saturday May 7th at 11am at LiveNation.com, House of Blues box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000. For more information go to www.livenation.com.

Barbara Blain-Olds Named 2011 Ann DeBock Leadership Award Recipient

Barbara Blain-Olds Named 2011 Ann DeBock Leadership Award Recipient

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Leadership Grand Strand is presenting its 2011 Ann DeBock Leadership Award to Barbara Blain-Olds during the Leadership Grand Strand Class XXXI graduation ceremony May 13 at Pine Lakes Country Club. The three other award nominees were David Durant, Danny Isaac and Julie Kopnicky.   Born in Conway, S.C., Blain-Olds attended the University of South Carolina where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a Masters degree in Education. After deciding to go back to school after a number of years, she received her Juris Doctorate from the USC Law School in 2000.   She has spent the entirety of her adult life in the area holding positions as Assistant Solicitor for the 15th […]

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South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Announcements

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Announcements

  # 11-76 Boardwalk at Dungannon Plantation Heritage Preserve closed to protect nesting wood storks # 11-77 Camp Wildwood outdoor environmental camp scheduled for June 19-25 # 11-78 Purchasing DNR surplus equipment now easier than ever * DNR is on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Facebook Twitter YouTube FRESHWATER FISHING TRENDS SALTWATER FISHING TRENDS S.C. WEEKLY TIDETABLE NEWS RELEASE #11-76                        April 21, 2011 DNR News (803) 667-0696 Boardwalk at Dungannon Plantation Heritage Preserve closed to protect nesting wood storks The boardwalk at the Dungannon Plantation Heritage Preserve (HP) has been temporarily closed to protect nesting wood storks. The majority of the trails at Dungannon remain open for public use. The boardwalk is expected to reopen after the nesting season has concluded, […]

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber Salutes Visitors During National Travel and Tourism Week May 7-13

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber Salutes Visitors During National Travel and Tourism Week May 7-13

 Myrtle Beach, SC − The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is joining hundreds of cities, states and businesses nationwide in the annual salute to travel and tourism in America. May 7-13 marks the 28th annual National Travel and Tourism Week. The cities of Conway and Myrtle Beach and town of Surfside Beach have issued declarations for the week. Each year nearly 15 million tourists visit the Myrtle Beach area. The MBACC is celebrating the week with activities and promotions for those visiting the Grand Strand. As in past years, MBACC members will receive “Thank You for Visiting” static cling decals to place on business or vehicle windows. Additionally, the chamber’s visitor centers in Myrtle Beach and Murrells Inlet will […]

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Leadership Grand Strand Class XXXI Holds Graduation Ceremony May 13

Leadership Grand Strand Class XXXI Holds Graduation Ceremony May 13

  Myrtle Beach, SC – The 25 participants of Class XXXI will graduate May 13 from Leadership Grand Strand during a ceremony at Pine Lakes Country Club. Dinner will start at 6:45 p.m. followed by the graduation ceremony beginning at 7:30 p.m. Santee Cooper will sponsor a the reception from 6-6:30 p.m.   In addition, the Leadership Grand Strand Board of Regents Executive Committee for 2011-2012 will be announced: Robert Blair. chair John Sawyer, chair-elect; Carla Schuessler, secretary; Brent Musick, treasurer. Vicki Blair and Cindy Ott will serve as at-large board members for three years.   The goal of the program, which is sponsored by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, is to develop a corps of informed, committed […]

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Atlantic Stage Theatre Company To End Current Season With Moonlight and Magnolias

Atlantic Stage Theatre Company To End Current Season With Moonlight and Magnolias

Myrtle Beach, SC – Atlantic Stage, the only non-profit professional theatre company in the Myrtle Beach area announces its final production of their 2010 – 2011 season, Moonlight and Magnolias by Ron Hutchison, at their 79th Avenue Theatre.    The play takes place in 1939 Hollywood where legendary producer David O. Selznick has shut down production of his new epic. Gone with the Wind, you see, just doesn’t work. So what’s an all-powerful movie mogul to do? Selznick summons famed screenwriter Ben Hecht and Wizard of Oz director Victor Fleming, locks the doors, closes and the shades and, on a diet of bananas and peanuts, the men labor over five days to fashion a screenplay that will become the blueprint […]

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Hard Rock the Vote – Help Myrtle Beach’s Band Join the Lineup at Hard Rock Calling 2011

Hard Rock the Vote – Help Myrtle Beach’s Band Join the Lineup at Hard Rock Calling 2011

  Online Fan Voting for Hard Rock’s Global Battle of the Bands Competition Opens April 12th Myrtle Beach, SC – They have knocked out the rest of Myrtle Beach’s competition, wowed music industry experts and even had veteran rockers Little Steven Van Zandt and Pete Wentz in their corners, now Myrtle Beach’s band AUNT POLLY’S GLASS EYE needs your help to take the stage at Hard Rock Calling 2011. On Tuesday, April 12, 2011, AUNT POLLY’S GLASS EYE, became one of 40 bands from across the globe competing for your vote our website. At stake for Aunt Polly’s Glass Eye is a chance to make it to the big stage and perform live at Hard Rock Calling 2011 in London’s […]

Hooters Tour Returns to McCormick

Hooters Tour Returns to McCormick

Player-favorite event remains staple on Tour Myrtle Beach, S.C. – April 26, 2011 – Over the past 20 years, the NGA/Hooters Tour has held 100s of events at golf courses around the country. While some events have come and gone, the Tour’s stop in McCormick, S.C., has become a staple among players and fans. And the tradition will continue this week with the playing of the 2011 Savannah Lakes Village Classic.   “I had always heard this was one of the best tournaments of the year,” Will Wilcox said after winning the 2010 Savannah Lakes Village Classic. “I’m extremely excited to win here, and words can’t describe what I am feeling right now.”   The elation was easy to understand […]