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Blue Box  Photos of the Week...

The annual September 11 ceremony of remembrance for victims of the terrorist attacks in 2001 and the first responders who rushed to help is the subject of our Photos of the Week

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Corner Icon Fire Prevention Expo and Open House... 

Bring the kids to the  annual Fire Prevention Expo and Open House at Station No. 6 on 38th Avenue North, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 11.  This free event includes games, food, demonstrations, fire engine rides, equipment displays, tours and more. 

Corner Icon Golf cart laws...  South CarolinaGolf Cart Graphic regulates how golf carts may be driven on the public streets.  The complete list of golf cart requirements is available.  Among other things, the cart needs a D.M.V. permit and liability insurance. 

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Orange Box  Memorial Day Bikefest Plan...  The City of Myrtle Beach's draft plan for addressing traffic and other issues arising from the Atlantic Beach Memorial Day Bikefest in 2014 was presented at the September 9 Council meeting.  The Bikefest plan includes traffic safety and management solutions. 


Orange Box  Mini Marathon...  The Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon returns for a fifth year on Sunday, October 19, with some 5,000 runners.  The race begins at 7:00 a.m. at Coastal Grand Mall and finishes on the Boardwalk.  Drivers can expect lane and road closures that Sunday, but you will be able to get to your destination with a little advance planning.  Check the on-line map showing the race route and re-opening times for various intersections.


Orange Box  New Zoning Code takes effect...  After years of work, Myrtle Beach's new Zoning Code took effect on Monday, September 8.  Developed during more than a hundred public meetings and hearings, the new code has fewer total zones, is better organized and more reader-friendly.  Two new mixed-use districts will help create areas that are more walkable. The Zoning Map is available as a .pdf.  (It's 50 megabytes and takes time to open.)   


Orange Box  Fourth Avenue North Deepwater Ocean Outfall...  Work begins after Labor Day on a new deepwater ocean outfall at Fourth Avenue North.  Completion is scheduled for November 2015 on this $10.4 million project that will carry rainwater more than 1,000 feet off shore.  A print-on-demand brochure with details about the project and timeline is available on-line.


Orange Box  Solid waste fee increases...  Beginning with August utility bills, residents will notice a $2.40 per month increase in solid waste charges.  The rate increase will provide another three-person collection crew and truck to keep pace with residential growth.  The new monthly rate of $22.90 covers weekly curbside collection of solid waste, recycling, yard waste and bulky junk.


Orange Box  Sports Center sponsorships...  With construction well underway on the Myrtle Beach Sports Center, sponsorship opportunities are now available.  For more information about sponsorships at the Sports Center and other city recreation facilities, see  The Sports Center is on track for a spring 2015 opening. 


Orange Box  Seasonal hours...  Dogs and bicycles are allowed on the beach before 10:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m. from May 1 through Labor Day.  Dogs and bicycles are allowed on the boardwalk only between 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. from May 1 through Labor Day.  At all times, dogs must be on a leash and you must pick up and properly dispose of droppings.


Orange Box  Police records and statistics...  The Police Department's Police-to-Citizen (P2C) site provides incident reports, arrest records,P2C graphic and link accident reports, crime statistics and more.  Visit the site to learn more about Myrtle Beach police and local law enforcement results.


Orange Box  More city news...  Visit the Friday Fax for this week's news, agendas and more.  Or, add your name to our list by sending us your e-mail address.  Check out the Photos of the Week for snapshots of city activities.  You'll also find information about flood protection and hurricane preparations


Orange Box  To learn more about Myrtle Beach, contact the Public Information Office at or call 843-918-1014.  Our Frequently Asked Questions and Events pages also may be helpful.


ADA Notice:  The City of Myrtle Beach will not discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities. The city will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy its programs, services, and activities.  Call 843-918-1114 for more information.


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937 Broadway Street
P.O. Box 2468, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
(843) 918-1000   Fax: (843) 918-1028
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