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If you drive past my house early in the morning — about 7:30 a.m. that is — and again at 6 p.m. or a little later, a strange sight will grab your attention.

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Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach city councils, and Surfside Beach leaders recently gave first reading to ordinances re-allocating hospitality fees and accommodation tax funds, bringing more money into the two cities’ budgets. But it could spell trouble for I-73. In the past the hospital …

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This past Sunday we were reminded by one of our men of something that happens daily at a place I consider one of our nation’s most patriotically sacred shrines, the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Tink is like a child with the mail. He can’t wait to get it. Since there’s always a chance that there’s something in there that is going to ruin my day, I don’t mind waiting. At. All.

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The newly formed group, Berkshire Community Safety Watch, met on Feb. 20 and many items were discussed. Under the leadership of Pattie Kelly Petry, the group is getting things done. Thank you to all who are taking an active role in making our community safe.

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It has been a busy week for me, as I volunteered at Pathways2Possibilities for a couple of days. It was a first-time career expo for over 6,000 eighth graders from Horry, Marion, Marlboro and Georgetown counties at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

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“O Lord, my God, when I in awesome wonder consider all the worlds Thy hands have made, I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder, Thy power throughout the universe displayed.

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Walkers Woods held its first open meeting for 2019 with about 25-30 homeowners present. Ray Davis opened the meeting by introducing the board members and their new positions. The board re-organized after Joe Fazio stepped down.

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Yesterday, as I was half dozing, and half listening to TV during the wee hours of the morning, of course the channel playing was the ID show — true stories of murder and mayhem.

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It’s silly, corny even, but Sara Hudson’s “Family Tree of Vincent Van Gogh” posted on Facebook made me laugh in a half-groan sort of way. So, I’m sharing.

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“What the world needs now is love, sweet love, that’s the thing that there’s just too little of. What the world needs now is love, sweet love; no, not just for some, but for everyone,” as recorded in 1965 by Jackie De Shannon.

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Many years ago, I was visiting an elderly woman in a nursing home. I did not know her well but I knew she was lonely so I’d try to stop in from time to time.

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Yesterday, as I was half dozing, and half listening to TV during the wee hours of the morning, of course the channel playing was the ID show — true stories of murder and mayhem.

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“What the world needs now is love, sweet love, that’s the thing that there’s just too little of. What the world needs now is love, sweet love; no, not just for some, but for everyone.” (recorded in 1965 by Jackie De Shannon)

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There is a story told of a lone sailor, shipwrecked and marooned on a small island. Years passed and finally, by chance, a passing ship noticed the island and sent a boat shore.

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One of my all-time favorite videos is a recording of Joni Eareckson Tada, filmed in 2008 at Shadow Mountain Community Church in San Diego.

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To put it in the words of my country kin: In 19 and 35, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order that created the Rural Electrification Administration.

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One of my all-time favorite videos is a recording of Joni Eareckson Tada, filmed in 2008 at Shadow Mountain Community Church in San Diego.

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When I was a child of five or six, I loved my little record player but other than children’s storytelling albums, I owned only two albums, both gospel. Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash from The Holy Land.

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In case you missed the last batch, or if you’ve finished reading books such as “How to Raise Your IQ by Eating Gifted Children,” or “How to Avoid Huge Ships,” abe.com has put out yet another list from what they call their weird book room.

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The frigid weather we have been experiencing the last couple of days has literally —well, almost — brought me to my knees.

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This past weekend our church hosted its annual Couples’ Retreat down at the beach.

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On Jan. 22, 1973, the temperatures in Washington D.C. were in the 50s and there was no rain.

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On Jan. 22, 1973, the temperatures in Washington D.C. were in the 50s and there was no rain. In the plains, a winter storm brought an appreciable amount of snow and freezing temperatures. But in the “sacred halls” of the U.S. Supreme Court, a spiritual/political/ideological freeze created a …