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It’s official—Surfside Beach has way more to offer than just a pier. For locals, this time of year means longer days, morning walks on the beach (now with fur babies allowed), and the swirling of jubilant vacationers all around us. It’s hard not to be happy with so many people relishing the beauty of our …

Recognized Nationally, Father’s Day is a relatively new holiday. Richard Nixon signed it into law as a permanent holiday in 1972. What most people don’t know is it had been in the works since 1910. Founded in Spokane, Washington in 1910 by Sonora Smart Dodd, the first Father’s Day celebration was in the Spokane YMCA …

We all pretty much know how we got here physically, but how did we begin celebrating our mothers on the particular day known as Mother’s Day? The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Maria Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. Anna would later denounce the holiday’s commercialization …

Surfside Beach hosts many Easter traditions that are fun for the whole family. The Easter Egg Hunt and Kid’s Fair takes place on Saturday, April 11, from 1-4pm at the Huckabee Sports Complex. The complex is located at 499 Spanish Oak Dr., Surfside Beach, SC 29575. The Hunt begins at 1 pm, and is open …

Friday and Saturday, March 13 and 14, the Town of Surfside Beach will be holding its 11th Annual Anything But the BBQ and BBQ Festival. The events have grown in popularity over the years and are a must attend for BBQ aficionados and those who just enjoy great food and a good time. This year …

We have been busy at the police department as we move into 2020. Chief Hoffman has recently returned from an 11-week training at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. The training focused on leadership, organizational change, officer wellness and vitality, and media relations. He is looking forward to continuing the hard work of advancing …

Now that the holiday season is behind us, many of us are probably committed to a New-Year-new-you resolution, which may entail losing weight or getting in better shape.  Thankfully, and to help you stay on track with your goals, we live in a region where the weather is mild and the skies are blue, and …

Pack up the family and clear the calendar for the upcoming Christmas events in Surfside Beach.  Join us for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting on December 5 from 6-8pm at Town Hall, located at Pine Drive and 17 Business South. Singing and music will be performed by 4 Pillars Church of Surfside Beach, Lakewood Elementary …

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 …

Ah, Surfside Beach. The Family Beach. A lovely, quiet seaside haven. With a top-notch police force and a fire department that boasts the highest rating in the state of South Carolina.  Our two-mile stretch of beach and town is a tiny gem in the crown of the Grand Strand. We may be small, but we …