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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, September 6. 

Blue Box  Photos of the Week...

The annual Kids' Triathlon Camp offered in August by the Recreation Division is the subject of our Photos of the Week

Corner Icon Holiday schedule... 

September 1, Labor Day

Week of Sept. 1-5, 2014

City offices and facilities will be closed Monday, September 1, for Labor Day, but solid waste and recycling will be collected as usual.  Expect service on the regular Monday-through-Thursday schedule during the week. 

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Orange Box  Mayor's Cup Golf Tournament...  We'll soon find out who the best golfers are on the Grand Strand in the Mayor's Cup Amateur Championships for men and women.  These are three-day, 54-hole tournaments where the best score wins.  Registration forms are available on-line or at Whispering Pines Golf Course.  The men's tournament is Friday-Sunday, September 12-14.  The women's tournament is Friday-Sunday, September 19-21.


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  Beach regulation regarding tents...  Beginning Tuesday, September 2, you can use tents and canopies again in Myrtle Beach!  The City of Myrtle Beach restricts the use of tents and other shading devices, except umbrellas, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  Umbrellas up to seven-and-a-half feet in diameter are allowed during those summer months.  From the day after Labor Day until Memorial Day, tents up to 12-by-12 feet and less than nine feet tall may be used behind the umbrella line and 10 feet apart.  Visit our Tent Rules page for more information and a printable hand-out. 


Orange Box  Golf cart laws...  South Carolina 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 permit from the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, as well as liability insurance.  As before, only licensed drivers, age 16 and older, can drive golf carts on public streets and only during daylight hours. 


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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