More than 100,000 Horry County voters cast ballots early for this month’s election. Should state lawmakers expand early voting in future elections?
The spring golf league turned into an all summer league as well. They held their awards presentation at River Oaks Golf Club. The winner was Gus White. Second place went to Steve Filak and third place to Glen Muzroll. No date has been set for the spring season.
Monday night Nov. 9 was Plantation Lakes’ annual 2020 property owners’ association meeting. The terms of president Joel Busby and treasurer Josh Chastain expired. At this meeting, two directors were elected to serve two-year terms.
Small Business Saturday, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, is always a chance for us to support the local businesses that support our communities, and that’s especially right now.
Last week I asked for residents to email me and let me know what they think about the proposed hospital next to The Farm. Response was poor so I figure most don’t have an opinion.
As I write my column, we have just elected a new President of the United States. My hope is that President Biden can bring this country back together, strengthen our bonds with our allies all over the world and get this pandemic under control until a vaccine is available.
Big shout out of thanks to Waterford, the events committee and volunteers who created an amazing Trunk & Treat at our amenity center on Oct 31. There was a large turnout of residents and so many happy children, laughing and having a great time.
Nov. 11, Veterans Day, we honor and thank all Americans who served and sacrificed for our nation in war or peace, alive or deceased.
This is not political. No choosing sides since I have only one. The human side. My human side is causing me grave concern that physically, spiritually and psychologically, the severity and longevity of this pandemic are invading us to a breaking point. These times are especially impacting th…
Horry County is rewriting its mining regulations and the proposed changes would result in the county having less control over where mines are located. Is this a good move?
It is Nov. 1 as I write my column. How this year has flown by. We had about 50 trick-or-treaters last night. Norm wore his mask to pass out candy and pencils. It was probably a good night to let kids be kids and some adults be kids.
Sunday, Nov. 1, Daylight Savings Time ended. It will get darker one hour earlier each evening now. Remember to change your smoke detector batteries.
Please note the following message I received from Tom and Theresa Gouker who have both been very active with the Quilt of Valor foundation:
Dear friends, last week we talked about why it is that we desire peace and happiness in our lives, but often choose and act in ways that bring not peace and happiness, but sorrow, conflict, and remorse.
Conway Medical Center is facing objections to its plans to build a hospital in Carolina Forest. Some residents and officials see the project as bad for the environment. Others believe it’s critical infrastructure. Should CMC be allowed to build a hospital there?
Never in the history of the modern world has there been such a need for the pharmaceutical industry to save our world and return us to a form of normality. Covid-19 is impacting everyone, including the leader of the free world. Yet before becoming ill himself, in a last-minute bid to curry f…
As of this writing — Wednesday morning before the newspaper’s print deadline — it’s not clear who will win the presidential election.
For three weeks I have been telling you the Wheatfield Drive entrance was going to be beautified. The day the work was scheduled to be completed, I woke up to it raining. My first thought was, “How can I explain again that the entrance was not completed?”
Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 31 from 4-6 p.m. for a Trunk or Table and Treat on the tennis/basketball courts at the amenity center for Halloween.
Do you desire happiness and peace for yourself and your friends and family? Of course! Who would answer otherwise? We are made by God for peace and flourishing and love, and we all recognize these as our most fundamental desires.
State lawmakers allowed all South Carolinians to vote early this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the state’s residents, including tens of thousands of people in Horry County, took advantage of this opportunity. Should state officials make early voting available to all resident…
Thursday, Oct. 15, the delicious ladies’ luncheon was held at Greg Norman’s Australian Grille in Barefoot Landing, hosted by vivacious Debbie Bonner.
Finally sitting down to write my column after a busy community yard sale day. I don’t think it was as busy as our spring yard sale, but since we were the first yard sale this spring after the pandemic, I think there was a lot of pent-up demand.
As Americans eagerly anticipate a coronavirus vaccine, there's troubling evidence that they're failing to get inoculated against other infectious diseases.