The Great Christmas Light Show The North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex will become home to the Great Christmas Light Show this holiday season. Opening to the public on Monday, November 25, the drive-through light show will feature almost three million lights festively displayed along a two mile drive throughout the Park & Sports …

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We’ve reached that time of year when rhetoric swings to gratitude and conversation turns in earnest to helping those who struggle.  In Myrtle Beach alone, roughly 24% of the population rests under the poverty line according to data collected by the Census Bureau in 2017. Earlier this year, information from the Eastern Carolina Homelessness Organization, …

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The Pawleys Island Litchfield Business Association is hosting the Second Annual PILBA Festival of Wreaths to help disadvantaged residents of Georgetown County.  Area artists and designers are invited to create and donate holiday wreaths which will be auctioned off from November 20 through November 22.  There are three ways to bid: online, silently, and live, …

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Every controversy has two sides, two strong opinions and documentation to back up all the claims. This month’s topic— on which one is better for your health: butter or margarine— is no different, and comes with information supporting both sides. This month’s article is formulated from the most current information available online to the general …

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Community volunteers joined Myrtle Beach city staff members recently at a little-known cemetery off Oak Street, adjacent to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.  It may not be visible from the street, but it pre-dates everything nearby.  The Neighborhood Services Department is leading the effort to maintain and restore the hidden cemetery and, hopefully, identify some …

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The Talotta family opened the doors of their retail establishment, Talotta Contract Interiors, in Myrtle Beach in May 1981.  Driven by a sprit of innovation and a heritage of quality services, Talotta is the Grand Strand’s leading provider of finished commercial and office interiors. “We offer the best quality office furnishings and customer service anywhere,” …

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“I was born in Carbondale, Pennsylvania on August 26, 1924.  My father’s name was Leonard J. Walker, and my mother was named Haran Walker.  I grew up during the Great Depression.  I learned early in life that to survive, you must live moderately, never waste, and never ask for anything that you couldn’t pay for.  …

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November is here which means the days are shorter, and sometimes have a slight nip; the nights certainly do.  Fall has found us, and summer, with it’s energy of exuberance, fun, and frivolity has departed to be replaced with the more somber tone that confirms: in nature, all things stay in balance.  Hey, I guess …

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Did you know that Surfside Beach has a business committee?  It was created to foster a better relationship between the businesses in town and the town council.  Over the course of the last few years, the business committee has helped to implement new marketing ideas and strategies (like this segment in the Coastal Insider), rewritten …

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Are you ready for some football? You’ll score big at the team of sports bars here at the Market Common playing a full lineup of college and NFL games, and serving up some game-worthy food and drink specials.  Here’s the skinny on where the pigskin is champion! 810 Bowling, 1220 Moser Drive, Myrtle Beach.   …

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