Myrtle Beach

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Myrtle Beach,

resort city (2007 est. pop. 29,970), NE S.C., inc. 1938 as a town, 1957 as a city. Situated on the Grand Strand, a 60-mi (95-km) stretch of beach between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, Myrtle Beach is a noted vacation and recreation destination as well as a retirement center. The area was originally inhabited by the Waccamaw; in the 18th cent. it was sparsely settled by Europeans. Railroad service to the area opened in 1900 and the town began to grow, with cottages springing up around 1910; enormous growth has taken place since the 1960s. Myrtle Beach State Park is nearby.
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16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vacation Myrtle Beach resort group announced a partnership with the American Cancer Society to create the inaugural Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Beach Walk on Saturday, October 24.
The shooting came on a weekend when Myrtle Beach was packed with visitors for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the unofficial start of the summer season, and for an annual sports rally called the Atlantic Beach Bikefest.
The Big South Championships are a time for not only the teams and coaches to shine, but the Myrtle Beach area as well," said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.
Memorial donations may be made to the Myrtle Beach Rescue Squad, PO Box 2324 Myrtle Beach, SC 29578.
According to Susan Martin, director of sales for Lennar's Coastal Carolina Division, there is much to celebrate at Clear Pond At Myrtle Beach National including the community's 11 new home designs, new phase, new model home and huge opportunities that offer buyers up to $12,000 in savings and up to $3,000 towards closing costs.
Flight 3311 will depart Dallas/Fort Worth at 12:15, arriving in Myrtle Beach at 15:55, with return flight 3306 departing Myrtle Beach at 16:25 and arriving in Dallas/Fort Worth at 18:25.
Air Force husband Zack Hamlett, III, and I and our daughter Gretchen moved to Myrtle Beach from Jackson, Tennessee.
In addition to 60 miles of beautiful beaches, the Myrtle Beach area is home to a wealth of attractions and activities for the whole family.
We couldn't be happier to be welcoming visitors to the beautiful Myrtle Beach area during what we locals refer to as the best time of year to visit," said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.
Tuesday, May 22nd at McMillan-Small Funeral Home, Myrtle Beach.
To kick off the flights Myrtle Beach Direct will offer March Myrtle Madness specials with one-way air fares starting at USD99 and golf packages at USD399 per person.
Sophie LaMontagne of TLC's "DC Cupcakes" waves at the crowd while sitting in a roughly 1,000 pound convertible car at the 60th Annual Sun Fun Festival in Myrtle Beach, S.