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Leslie Moore

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 […]

Bo went home the day we visited Sandi Kendrick, Executive Director of The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach. The big, sweet mixed-breed dog is the fourth one Sommer and Trey Mintz have adopted, three of which came from North Myrtle Beach Humane Society. Seeing this dog leave an unfortunate past behind for the life […]

I stopped by the grocery store on my way home from the office the other day, something I frequently do, especially since my son came home from his French adventure. Feeling tired and not at all excited to be shopping, I hurriedly pushed my cart up and down the aisles, grabbing what I needed with […]

Since 1961, Midway Fire Rescue has been providing service for an 80 square mile area, from Litchfield Beach to DeBordieu Colony. From an all volunteer department, it has grown to include three full-time paid stations with 64 full-time career and 15 volunteer positions. Led by Chief Doug Eggiman, the three stations expect to respond to […]

Just walking into Georgetown Art Gallery is a treat for the senses – I was surrounded by so many beautiful pieces of art it was hard to know where to look first! The space is divided into 20 booths, each with dividers that give the viewer a chance to experience each artist’s work. This month, […]

On August 21st our community has the opportunity to view the first total solar eclipse in 26 years. This heavenly event will begin in Oregon, and then sweep the country, giving most people in South Carolina at least a partial view. An approximately 70 mile wide band will see at least a few seconds of […]

Nestled in a quaint shopping center just north of the North Causeway in Pawleys Island, Suzanne Temple spends her days making sure her renters have the best possible stay in our beautiful community. With over 85 homes, this is a huge job, especially in the summer months, managed efficiently with the help of her staff […]

Every year, in July or August, I go to the North Carolina Mountains with two good friends. Another friend owns the picture perfect mountain cabin – no cell phone service, no internet, no cable television – just a beautiful mountain stream and time to enjoy it. My trip is coming up this month, and I […]

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