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The Blue Angels and More Landing in The Market Common April 28 -29 by Melissa LaScaleia The Wings Over Myrtle Beach air show is coming to the Market Common for the first time this April with plans to become an annual event.  Organized and executed by Air Force veteran John Cowman, it will feature performances by …

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Market Common Residents – Carl and Cathy Sivertsen by Melissa LaScaleia   Introduce me to your family.   It’s myself and my wife Cathy.  We have amongst us four children and five grandchildren.  We’re both retired now.  She was a second grade teacher, and I worked with education and outreach programs dealing with West Nile …

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by the Town of Surfside Beach True to its moniker, Surfside Beach, “The Family Beach”, will conduct two of their family events this month.  The ninth annual Surfside Beach BBQ Festival will be held March 9th and 10th on Surfside Drive near the pier.  Friday the 9th will be “Anything But BBQ” where the competing BBQ …

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When we’re looking for non-traditional, think-outside-the-box recipes, we always turn to Megan for delicious ideas. And this month’s recipe is no exception. With an alternative take on a down-home staple, this dairy-free, vegan mac and cheese is a nice, satisfying meal for the transitional season of March. As we shake off the last vestiges of …

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Adoption Corner

Adoption: Frankie and Johnny Meet Frankie and Johnny. Two sweet and playful (and we think adorable!) Chihuahua mix puppies that Peace, Love, and Paws, Inc., recently rescued from a rural South Carolina shelter. They were born on December 1, 2017, and are ready to be trained, loved, and nurtured from the get-go.  Therefore, there are …

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by the Town of Surfside Beach The South Strand Senior Center is conveniently located in Surfside Beach on 10th Ave. North, next to the Harbor Lights Community, so it is open 9am-2pm Mon- day through Friday. This Senior Center serves nearby South Strand Communities in Horry County. A variety of activities are offered, ranging from …

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by the Town of Surfside Beach The Town of Surfside Beach is holding a general election on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. There are three positions on the Town Council that will be vacant, therefore these need to be filled. It is a four year term of office, running from May 8, 2018 until May 10, …

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Here by Melissa LaScaleia There’s a great way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year in the Market Common— with Irish Fest.  Mike Shank envisioned and organized the start of the festival here nine years ago. Mike owns his own company called Festival Promotions.  He has been organizing and promoting popular …

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Bringing the Healing Power of Plants to The Market Common and Beyond by Melissa LaScaleia This past December, Myrtle Beach native David Spang opened Coastal Green Wellness, South Carolina’s first CBD dispensary store in the Market Common.  Together with his girlfriend, Crystal Walter, David conducts the primary aim of his business besides distribution to the …

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An Ohio Valley Tradition in Myrtle Beach by Melissa LaScaleia   Meet Steve Beatty, the owner of DiCarlo’s Pizza, and Jason Blackwell, the manager.  Two childhood friends who grew up together in the Ohio River Valley and northern panhandle of West Virginia.  After graduating from West Virginia University in 1995, Steve accepted an offer to …

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