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Leslie Moore

This photo of me and my youngest granddaughter, Ellis, was taken last year on Thanksgiving Day in Baltimore. My daughter, son-in-law, Ellis, her sister Quinn and I went to a fun restaurant for the holiday meal. The girls were restless, naturally, at two and three years old their attention span is limited. Hoping to distract […]

The following story was told by Danielle Walters, Case Manager/Shelter Manager of the New Directions Family Shelter in Myrtle Beach. It is one of hundreds of similar stories and contradicts the traditional face of homelessness. According to Kathy Jenkins, Executive Director of New Directions, “One in three people in the U.S. are within one to […]

New Year’s Eve is a day of celebration and fun! Make this year’s celebration one the kids will remember with a special activity or two! Go Out The Children’s Museum of South Carolina in Myrtle Beach will host “Noon Year’s Eve” just for kids. From 9 am – noon, the events will include festive crafts, […]

Welcome to 2018! The party is over and a good time was had by all. A new day – and New Year – has dawned! New Year’s Day is a wonderful time to plan and reflect on what YOU want from the upcoming year. Sasee has a few suggestions to get you started. Grab a […]

Thanksgiving Traditions

By Leslie Moore

Chef Joseph Bonaparte “Food is important in our family,” said Chef Joseph Bonaparte, Executive Director of Horry Georgetown Technical College’s International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach. “My father died when I was seven, and a lot of the time I spent with my mother was in the kitchen. She just turned 86, and my sister […]

Annie Nichols is a happy, bright four year old living in Murrells Inlet with her parents, Kelsey and Billy Nichols, and her almost two year old brother, also named Billy. Casual acquaintances would never notice the slight limp, or brace on her right leg, and would likely be shocked to know that four months ago, […]

A few weeks ago, I left the office, went home, changed and headed out for a walk. I walked on the beach, enjoying the mild day and gorgeous view. After I returned home, I relaxed on the porch, another of my favorite places, enjoying the sunset with Bubba Kitty purring on my lap. At first, […]

Most of us who love music have a soundtrack for the different times in our lives, and hearing even the first few bars of a song can instantly brings back memories. The soundtrack of my childhood was varied – the fast-paced fun of bluegrass that my father loved, or my mother’s preference of standards by […]

For 36 years, The Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals has been a tradition for locals and visitors alike. More than 20,000 guests each year step into the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and experience a Victorian Holiday Marketplace, in true Dickens tradition, with vendors dressed in traditional Victorian costume and entertainment ranging from Punch and Judy […]

For some people, the tragedies of life are something to be pushed through or endured, but others use them to fuel creativity and make the world a better place. Brenda Turner is one of the latter. In 1992, Brenda’s friend, Cookie, was taking care of her invalid mother and searching for work she could do […]

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