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Corner Icon Summer Job Fair...  Find a perfect summer job at the Recreation Division Job Fair, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Friday, March 6, at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center.  We're looking for help in youth programs, youth sports, lifeguarding and fitness. Call Ryan at 918-1476 for information. 

Blue Box  Photos of the Week...

The key presentation ceremony for the Myrtle Beach Sports Center, a new indoor tournament space, is the subject of our Photos of the Week

Corner Icon New Zoning Code...  Developed during more than 100 public meetings, Myrtle Beach's new Zoning Code is in effect.  The new Zoning Map is available, too.  It's 50 megabytes.  

Corner Icon Garage Sale!  From castoff to collectible and odd to ordinary, you'll find it at South Carolina's Largest Garage Sale

The big sale returns to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, August 22, 2015.  Vendor registration will begin at a later date. 

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Orange Box  Hazard and disaster survey...  The city is updating its five-year Floodplain Management and Hazard Mitigation Plan.  As part of the process, the public is invited to take a short survey about hazards and disasters.  We want to hear from you! 


Orange Box  The robots were here...  Congratulations to Carolina Forest High School's robotics team, the Robo-Katz, on winning the Palmetto Regional FIRST Robotics Tournament on Saturday at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center!  The Robo-Katz are going to the national championships in St. Louis in April.  In all, 66 teams from eight states and Canada competed in the two-day tournament.  In addition to Carolina Forest, three other Horry County high school teams were in the top 24 for Saturday's playoffs.  Conway High School's Robo Tigers were in the top eight and selected the Academy of Technology and Academics and the Academy for Arts, Science and Technology for their alliance.   For this year's challenge, students received a computer and a kit of parts in January, then had just six weeks to build a working robot from scratch.  More than 3,000 saw the alliance selection and finals at the Convention Center.


Orange Box  Parking meters in effect...  Parking meters and pay stations are in place from March 1 through October 30 in the commercial areas east of Kings Highway.  See our Parking Meter page for more information.  If you have a valid handicapped hang tag or license plate, or a Purple Heart or Disabled American Veterans (DAV) license plate, you may park free at any public meter in South Carolina.  (This exemption does not apply to privately operated meters or pay stations.) 


Orange Box  J. R. Martinez is Grand Marshal...  Myrtle Beach celebrates Military Appreciation Days during the month of May with a full schedule of events.  Army veteran J. R. Martinez is Grand Marshal for our parade on Saturday, May 16, which also is Armed Forces Day.  Martinez was severely wounded during a tour of duty in Iraq in 2003.  His recovery took 34 months, but today he is a successful actor, author, motivational speaker and winner of Dancing with the Stars.  You'll have a chance to meet J. R. Martinez at the Family Picnic.  For more information about activities during May, visit


Orange Box  Bikefest traffic and safety improvements...  Myrtle Beach is implementing new safety and traffic management plans for the Atlantic Beach Memorial Day Bikefest, including a traffic loop, from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., to keep vehicles flowing.  Details and a map of the loop are available, along with the Police Dept.'s Memorial Day Weekend plan as of February.


Orange Box  Fourth Avenue North Deepwater Ocean Outfall...  Work is underway 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.


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
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