Southern Snaps

Community and the Arts Barbara Streeter & Dennis Stevens

Owners of Conway Glass, Barbara Streeter and her husband Eddie are known in Conway for their cultivation of the arts in their community. Located just off 12th Avenue, their thriving business has recently settled into a new location. The site is also home to two arts-related nonprofit organizations; one managed by Barbara and one managed […]

Sasee Says . . .  Shop Local! Support your Neighbors and Friends

In 2010, Small Business Saturday was established by American Express as a day to support small businesses. We all have our favorite restaurants, boutiques and stores whose offerings make us swoon, and, gosh we love it when they treat us like family. But, what you may not know is how much our small businesses give […]

Elizabeth Huntsinger: Bringing the Past to Life

Discovering the secrets hidden in the past of her beloved Georgetown is a passion of Elizabeth Huntsinger’s life. Author of the popular, Ghosts of Georgetown series and Waterline, her first Cheshire Cat Maritime Antique Shop Mystery, this talented writer shares her extensive knowledge not only through her books, but as a historical reenactor and popular […]

Dawn Pate: Bridging the Past and the Future

“Growing up on Arcadia was an idyllic childhood,” began Dawn Pate, daughter of Lucille V. Pate, better known as Lulu, an owner of Arcadia Plantation. “My brothers and I could roam all over the grounds and as we got older, all over the plantation. I was quite a tomboy!” Attractive and down to earth, Dawn […]

Janie Withers: Caring With Passion

“We are not a rescue,” began Janie Withers, President of Paws-Ability. “Our organization raises funds to improve animal welfare in Brunswick County.” Passionate about her work, Janie and her non-profit have changed the lives of not only animals, but many people during the ten years the organization has been active. “My husband, Glenn, and I […]

Butterflies and Birds: Patricia “Sissy” Price, Radiation Therapist

Everyday heroes are all around us, serving and helping with little fanfare. One such hero is Sissy Price, a bright spot of hope for cancer patients who come to her for treatment. “This work is what I was meant to do,” said Sissy, a Radiation Therapist at Carolina Regional Cancer Center in Myrtle Beach. Kind […]

Linda Trost: Blooming Where She is Planted

If not for the large cheerful sign on Hwy 90 in Little River, I may have missed Current Transitions, a learning center for adults with developmental delays. But, once I went inside and met Linda Trost, founder and director of Current Transitions, I learned what a huge impact this small learning center has on the […]

Murrells Inlet: Then & Now – Anne and Bill Chandler

The beauty and history of Murrells Inlet inspire great love and devotion from its long-time residents, none more than Anne and Bill Chandler. Married for 61 years, the proud parents of three sons and eight grandchildren, they live in a lovely creek front cottage in Murrells Inlet’s historic Sunnyside district where they spend their days […]

Amy Weaver: Honoring the Past by Building a Better Tomorrow

“If I can help, I feel like I need to be there,” said Amy Weaver as we began our interview in her office in Socastee. It is said that if you want something done ask a busy person, and this certainly rings true with Amy who is the mother of two teenagers, a successful business […]

Romance in Real Life: Julien and Judy Springs

“I’m the mouth, he’s the brains,” laughed Judy Springs when asked about her long marriage to husband Julien. This attractive, Myrtle Beach couple will celebrate their 36th anniversary on October 4th this year, have raised three successful children and are expecting their first two grandchildren. Best of all, Judy and Julien are still a happily […]

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