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Divine Dining Group

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America’s Furniture Warehouse

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Peace, Love, and Little Donuts

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Cindy Bright is the owner of Einstein’s Dog-Sitting Service, LLC & Cat-Care, a pet service for people who are busy, working, or away from home and want to make sure that their pets are well cared for in their absence or while they are tending to life’s other obligations. Cindy offers 30, 45 and 60 …

Mr. Store It Self-Storage, located on Socastee Blvd. just outside the Market Common, is a locally owned company that has been in business for over thirty years. They are managed by a dedicated team that is loyal to serving the needs of the community.  Penny Tharington is the bookkeeper, but wears many additional hats. She’s …

Ocean Lakes Golf Cars is a division of the Jackson Companies, of which Ocean Lakes Family Campground is also a part. In the late 80s, the owners of Ocean Lakes Family Campground started a small golf car rental business with roughly forty golf cars so people could traverse the extensive 310-acre property with greater ease. …

Not so tucked away along the Grand Strand is a not-so-common chocolate shop— Uncommon Chocolatier— so dubbed in playful reference to the shop’s location in The Market Common, a place beloved by owner Don Konieczny. This is the first retail venture for Don and his business partner Christine Falvo, both maestros in their profession. The …

This month we’re celebrating the four year anniversary of The Coastal Insider. In recognition of that, we caught up with co-owner and president, Jim Parker, who reflects on what it’s been like to be at the helm of our business since day one, the power of connection in living a fulfilling life, and the importance …

With AIM | Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine, owner and acupuncturist, Dr. Tonya Weber, DAc, LAc brings her world-renowned skill in treating difficult to manage chronic conditions, like fibromyalgia, neuropathy, sciatica, and lyme disease to the Grand Strand. Tonya was introduced to acupuncture as a patient. She used to suffer from cluster migraine headaches, so named …

ER Home LLC is an innovative interior design company owned and operated by Eric Richards. The Insider caught up with Connie and Jim Allcorn, recent clients of ER Home, to get a firsthand perspective on what it’s like to be on the receiving end of his talents and skills. The couple relocated to Myrtle Beach …

The American Red Cross provides life-saving blood to hospitals around the country every day of the year. But the ongoing presence of COVID-19 across the globe means that the typical places where the Red Cross holds blood drives— like schools, colleges, and offices— have been temporarily closed, canceling a majority of all blood drives. The …

The technology driven NSI Security Systems Solutions in Myrtle Beach is jointly owned by Charles Bell and his son Chuck— both U.S. Army veterans. Chuck is third generation military in his family. His grandfather served in WWII and Korea; he served in Iraq. “I realized I didn’t want to go to college, so after high …

CertaPro Painters is a family owned and operated franchise that is new to the Myrtle Beach area. The company was started by husband and wife team, Doug and Robin Bland in 2019. Their son, Ryan, is working as the residential sales associate; their daughter, Taylor Teters, is the office administrator. “My father’s main goal in …