National I-73/74/75 Corridor Association says approval sends positive message to D.C. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Approval for funding of the Interstate 73/95 interchange in Dillon County – what has become known as the Interchange of Hope – was approved yesterday, marking a huge success for the I-73 project and the entire I-73/74/75 corridor. Secured funding for this crucial interchange is seen as significant progress by both Association members and I-73 supporters. Once completed, the remaining portion to be built from Latta, SC to Galivants Ferry, SC stretches approximately 30 miles and will be the only project / funding remaining to complete the southern leg of I-73. “With this investment by SCDOT, the questions around I-73 are no longer a matter […]
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Infected Mushroom House of Blues Myrtle Beach June 17, 2011 Infected Mushroom will perform at House of Blues Myrtle Beach on June 17th. Tickets go on sale Saturday April 30th : 11am at LiveNation.com, House of Blues box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000. Advance Tickets are $20.00 (plus tax and service fee) For more information go to www.livenation.com.
September 2, 2011 Chris Young will play House of Blues Myrtle Beach on September 2, 2011. Tickets go on sale Saturday April 30th 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.
The second annual FAME street festival will be held Saturday, April 30th on West Broadway Street between 3rd and 6th Avenues, North in the historical district. There will be food, art, music and entertainment. The festival will begin at 10:00AM with an invocation by City Council member, Mike Lowder followed by a presentation of colors flag ceremony, the singing of the National Anthem by Madelyn Anderson and a few welcoming remarks by Mayor John Rhodes and County Council member Marion Foxwoth. The music will begin at 10:15AM with a performance by the Carolina Forest Elementary steel drum band under the direction of Dr. Tim Peterman. The music stage will be filled with top local and national talent such as Sista […]
Myrtle Beach, SC – Leadership Grand Strand is now accepting proposals from nonprofit organizations for potential community service projects that have a lasting benefit to the community. The projects would be completed by LGS Class XXXII and must take place between September 2011 and April 2012. The community service projects also must occupy up to 30 participants for 25 hours (750 total hours of labor) over the eight-month period. Applications are due by June 1, 2011. Nonprofits and government agencies are encouraged to submit proposals that address an organization’s specific needs that involve hands-on volunteer hours. Projects over the years have varied widely, from improving a local animal shelter to providing assistance to a program for abused children to […]
Natasha Bedingfield Presented by Freschetta House of Blues Myrtle Beach July 13, 2011 Natasha Bedingfield presented by Freschetta will play House of Blues Myrtle Beach on July 13, 2011. General Admission tickets are $20.00 Advance and $23.00 Day of Show* Tickets go on sale Friday April 22nd at 11am at LiveNation.com, House of Blues box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000. *Service Fees & Tax not included For more information go to www.livenation.com. About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE-LYV) is the largest live entertainment company in the world, consisting of five businesses: concert promotion and venue operations, sponsorship, ticketing solutions, e-commerce and artist management. Live Nation seeks to innovate and enhance the live entertainment experience for artists […]
Heavy hitters fill up field Myrtle Beach, S.C. – April 19, 2011 – After winning last week’s Michelob Ultra Classic in Albany, Ga., James Vargas knew that things would be different for the rest of the season, most notably his bank account. “[Winning $28,000] is huge for me,” said Vargas. “I can concentrate on golf more and not have to worry about the financial stuff the rest of the season. It also makes it where I can take more chances.” Vargas will get his first chance to display his freewheeling ways in this week’s NGA/Hooters Tour event at Whitewater Creek Golf Club in Fayetteville, Ga. Vargas, of Miami, Fla., will be one of the favorites in the field of nearly […]
Video MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The College of Charleston Volleyball team placed three teams in the top-five including Elyse Chubb and Emily Shelton, who captured the tournament title this past weekend in the Cougars Sand Tournament at Myrtle Beach. The tournament, which featured six schools (CofC, Winthrop, UNCW, Coastal Carolina, Citadel and Wofford) and 24 teams started with pool play. The top eight teams advanced to the gold bracket including three of the four CofC teams. In the quarter finals Shelton and Chubb were matched against teammates Emily Neideffer and Maddie McGinnis. In a close match Shelton/Chubb advanced to the semi-finals with a score of 22-20 and 21-19 in the best of three set format. In the semi-finals it was […]
Myrtle Beach, S.C. – April 19, 2011 – Every player that tees it up on the NGA/Hooters Tour has visions of moving up the golfing ladder. Last week, current member Russell Knox proved that the rungs are not that far apart. The 25-year-old native of Scotland used a birdie-eagle finish to Monday Qualify for the Nationwide Tour’s Fresh Express Classic in Hayward, Calif., and then shot rounds of 65-68-66 on the first three days of the Fresh Express Classic to move into a tie for second going into the final round. Knox, a former Jacksonville (Fla.) University All-American, pulled even with leader Daniel Chopra in the final round and was facing a 5-foot birdie putt to take the outright lead […]
Myrtle Beach, SC – New member of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, The Weathered Nest, opened on March 5, 2011, and celebrated their grand opening on April 2, 2011, with representatives of the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce and family members in attendance. Located in the South of Howard Avenue (SOHO) of the Market Commons District, The Weathered Nest defines itself as a fine emporium of antiques and gifts. It is one of many new stores in the SOHO area and serves both tourists and locals in the Horry County area. “We hope to bring a new dimension of home décor to the Myrtle Beach Area,” said owner Kim Kalvass. “Many of our customers tell us, […]