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Corner Icon Would you like to serve?  Myrtle Beach City Council has a vacancy on the Seniors Advisory Committee.  Submit a letter of interest and brief résumé.  Mail it to the City Clerk, P.O. Box 2468, Myrtle Beach, SC  29578, or bring it to City Hall, 937 Broadway Street.

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The Friday Fax Weekly Memo


Posted Friday, October 2, 2015


A printable .pdf of the Friday Fax is available.


1.   The week’s meeting schedule and agendas are available.  The city’s web site still has issues, but the current meeting schedule and agendas are posted to the correct pages.  GoDaddy is now saying “seven to 10 days” to restore the site to its original condition.


2.   The City of Myrtle Beach still needs a few additional poll workers for the upcoming municipal election on Tuesday, November 3.  Poll workers must be registered to vote in Horry County, although city residency is not required.  Previous poll-working experience is a plus. The city offers a training session to prepare first-time volunteers.  For information on hours and compensation, call Jennifer Stanford or Joan Grove at 843-918-1012.


3.   The whole family will enjoy the Myrtle Beach Fire Department’s annual open house at Station No. 6 on 38th Avenue North, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., next Saturday, October 10.  This free event for kids and parents includes firefighter demonstrations, safety presentations, games, fire engine rides, equipment displays, mascots, firehouse tours and free refreshments.  Activities include a Kids’ Combat Challenge, fingerprinting and even fire extinguisher practice!  Contact Lt. Christian Sliker at 843-450-1699 for more information.  


4.   Everyone’s invited to a free Community Resource Fair from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., next Saturday, October 10, at the Mary C. Canty Recreation Center.  The event is sponsored by the city’s new Neighborhood Services Division and features information about local full-time and part-time jobs, health care options, legal assistance, housing information, senior care solutions, training opportunities and more.  For information, call 843-918-1062. 


5.   Speaking of the Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, the dedication ceremony for the re-named facility will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, October 16.  The public is invited to attend.  Look for more information in next week’s Friday Fax.


6.   Would you like to serve?  City Council has one vacancy to fill on each of the following boards:  the Seniors Advisory Committee, the Cultural Arts Advisory Committee, Standard Code Board of Adjustments and Appeals and the Employee Recognition Committee.  To be considered for appointment, send a biography or résumé and brief letter of interest to the City Clerk, P. O. Box 2468, Myrtle Beach, SC  29578.  Or, you may bring your materials to City Hall, 937 Broadway Street, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.   


7.   The Grand Strand Humane Society has been chosen to receive a Lowes’ Hero Project makeover at its building on Mr. Joe White Avenue.  The lobby and business area will receive new paint, new cabinets and new countertops, with materials valued at $2,500.  Work begins Saturday, October 10, and will continue Sunday and Monday, October 11 and 12.  As a result, the Humane Society shelter will be closed Monday, October 12, but will reopen as usual on Tuesday, October 13.  A celebratory open house will be held at a later date to show off Lowes’ renovation work. 


8.   Check the “Notes” section of the city’s Facebook page for more detailed information about several topics.  For example, the “What’s in a name?” Note explains the people and geographic features behind the names of many of our local roads and places.  Other Notes include a list of upcoming fall events along the Grand Strand, lightning safety tips and ideas for discouraging coyotes and other wildlife.  


9.   Last weekend’s Guns and Hoses Softball Tournament is the subject of our Photos of the Week.  The Myrtle Beach Police and Fire Departments challenged the Horry County Police and Fire Departments, with proceeds going to Project Lifesaver.  The event, won by the Horry County Fire Department, raised more than $2,000.  For photos from the softball games, see


10. Did you know…  That Myrtle Beach is the most Instagrammed place in South Carolina, according to the travel site  The results were based on which locations in each of the 50 states produced the most hashtags for Instagram posts. 

Previous Did You Knows are available.


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