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Benefit BBQ for David Purifoy

Benefit BBQ for David Purifoy

  Longs, SC – $6 BBQ Plate Sale – Hog Cooked by Jason White David Purifoy has left us unexpectedly and will be missed dearly by family and friends March 18th, 2011 HB Spokes will be holding a BBQ plate Hog cooked by Jason White $6 a plate. All proceeds to be warmly donated to Lisa, David’s mother. *Plates will be delivered Tickets can be purchased at HB Spokes If you cannot attend but still wish to help, we’d be honored to receive any donation or dialog, even if it’s just a simple note. please send to: Benefit for David Purifoy c/o HB Spokes Saloon 1111 HWY 9 E Longs, South Carolina, 29568 Please make sure you note “Benefit for […]

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2011 Youth Leadership Scholarship Recipient Announced

2011 Youth Leadership Scholarship Recipient Announced

Burroughs & Chapin Company awards scholarship recognizing excellent student leadership   Myrtle Beach, SC – Georgetown High School senior Madison Cooper, has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Youth Leadership Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship recognizes a high school student who has completed Youth Leadership Academy during the student’s sophomore year, attended a one-day leadership conference and plans to proceed with some type of higher education following high school graduation.   Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) provides activities designed for high school sophomores who currently demonstrate leadership skills in their communities, homes, workplace and schools. The academy acknowledges student talents and encourages them to become virtuous and successful leaders in their communities.   “It is such an honor to receive […]

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General Hackler Championship Next for Cougars

General Hackler Championship Next for Cougars

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston men’s golf team will have another opportunity to matchup against the nations best teams as they compete in the 9th annual General Hackler Championship hosted by Coastal Carolina at TPC of Myrtle Beach. The 17-team field will play 36 holes on Sunday followed by the final 18 holes on Monday. For live scoring of the tournament click here. The complete ninth-annual General Hackler Championship field includes host Coastal Carolina, Auburn, Augusta State, Charleston Southern, College of Charleston, East Carolina, East Tennessee State, Gardner-Webb, Lamar, North Florida, Pepperdine, Presbyterian ,Tennessee, USC Upstate, Virginia, Wake Forest and Western Carolina. The very competitive field will include defending NCAA Champion Augusta State, who has posted a 2010-2011 record […]

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber, CCU and Leadership Grand Strand Host 2011 Youth Leadership Academy

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber, CCU and Leadership Grand Strand Host 2011 Youth Leadership Academy

Who: Over 400 high school sophomores from over 30 high schools   What: Fourth Annual Youth Leadership Academy “XPRSS URSELF…The Right Way” When: Monday, March 14, 2011 9-2 p.m.   Where: Coastal Carolina University Wheelwright Auditorium   Why: Over 400 high school sophomores from over 30 schools in nine counties will gather to cultivate and enhance leadership abilities while learning more about a key message of the dangers of bullying, both online and in schools. The one-day leadership conference will feature keynote speaker CCU Coach David Bennett followed by a series of different breakout sessions. The sessions will take a hands-on approach to promoting team building, self-awareness, high values, communication and community involvement. Youth Leadership Academy 2011 Scholarship Award Winner […]

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Champion Surfer and Accomplished Musician Rob Machado Announces US Concert Dates

Champion Surfer and Accomplished Musician Rob Machado Announces US Concert Dates

MELALI: THE DRIFTER SESSIONS SURF FILM TOUR & MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY MACHADO’S MELALI SESSIONS BAND (Cardiff by the Sea, CA) Champion surfer Rob Machado announces a spring run of US tour dates in support of his film Melali: The Drifter Sessions. Rob Machado and his band Melali Sessions Band will kick off their tour on April 5th at the Belly Up in Solana Beach followed by a west and east coast run of shows including Slim’s (San Francisco) on April 12th, the historic Troubadour  (Los Angeles) on April 14th, and a special performance at National Geographic in DC as part of their Music in Film programming.  Complete list of tour dates below. A throwback to the rootsy surf films of […]

Preliminary 2010 Data Indicates Conversion Growth Of Repeat And New Visitors To The Myrtle Beach Area

Preliminary 2010 Data Indicates Conversion Growth Of Repeat And New Visitors To The Myrtle Beach Area

Final study to be released by Equations Research in coming weeks MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Preliminary results compiled by independent research firm Equations Research indicates an increase in new visitors to the area and forecasts a significantly higher return on investment than the $77 to $1 statistic reported in 2009. While the data will not be formally released for several weeks, preliminary results of the study show that conversion rates outpaced last years in terms of both repeat and new visitors. Conversion rates reference the number of people who have inquired about visiting the area who then actually visit the Grand Strand. “All the key performance indicators we track are strong.  Conversion rates among people considering the Myrtle Beach area […]

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Local leads an All-Star field into Golden Hills

Local leads an All-Star field into Golden Hills

Ted Potter Riding Hot Streak into Ocala Myrtle Beach, S.C. – March 8, 2011 – After picking up back-to-back wins in the NGA/Hooters Tour Bridgestone Winter Series, Ted Potter, of Ocala, Fla., said he had a lot of confidence going into the regular season. Everyone else got to see his self-assurance firsthand last week, when  Potter decimated a talent-laden field of golfers in the Killearn Country Club Classic by seven strokes. This week, the NGA/Hooters Tour Professional Series moves to Golden Hills Golf and Turf Club in Ocala, Fla., for the Harley-Davidson of Ocala Classic presented by the Ocala/Marion County Sports Commission. And players shouldn’t expect a reprieve from Potter, considering Golden Hills is basically his home course. “I’m playing […]

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Cougars Head To SOCON Tournament Looking To Make Title Run

Cougars Head To SOCON Tournament Looking To Make Title Run

 #1S COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (22-9) vs. #4N ELON (13-16) or #5S THE CITADEL (10-21) Game #32 2011 SoCon Men’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals March 5, 2011 • 9:30 p.m. (ET) McKenzie Arena (10,928)at Chattanooga, Tenn.   Television: None Radio: Cougar Sports Network (ESPN Radio 910 AM) Series History: CofC Leads 9-4 vs. Elon CofC Leads 47-39 vs. The Citadel Last Meeting: CofC def. Elon, 85-67, on Feb. 9, 2011 in Elon, N.C. CofC def. The Citadel, 85-63, on Feb. 17, 2011 in Charleston, S.C. Internet: Pay-Per-View Live Video on SoCon.TV and Free Live Statistics at www.SoConSports.com   THE COACHES College of Charleston: Bobby Cremins Fifth Year at CofC: 109-58 (.653) 30th Year Overall: 563-365 (.607) Elon: Matt Matheny Second Year at […]

Paranormal Conference Planned At Haunted Myrtle Beach Bistro

Paranormal Conference Planned At Haunted Myrtle Beach Bistro

Brentwood Wine Bistro Welcomes Spirits and Ghost Hunters Myrtle Beach, SC – On Saturday, April 30th, MonsterVisionTV is bringing a one of a kind paranormal event to the Grand Strand.  The first of its kind to this area, the event will showcase some of the most compelling minds in Paranormal Research.  The conference will take place at the Brentwood Wine Bistro in Little River, South Carolina.  Paranormal enthusiasts are excited to gather inside the century old building dubbed, “the most haunted location on the Grand Strand.” Paranormal Researchers have uncovered many haunting truths inside the Brentwood.  One of the most captivating photographs ever taken of an apparition was captured on the second floor of the building.  The photograph shows an […]

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Darius Rucker To Appear At House of Blues

Darius Rucker To Appear At House of Blues

Myrtle Beach, SC – Darius Rucker will be appearing at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach on April 9.    Tickets on sale Saturday March 5th at 12noon at LiveNation.com, House of Blues box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000.   Advance Tickets are $37.50 (plus tax and service fee)   For more information go to www.livenation.com.