Jennifer Roberts,

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Recent articles by Jennifer:

MLK event puts spotlight on well-known stigma in many communities: mental health

For the first time, The Martin Luther King events in Myrtle Beach will tackle a huge stigma in so many communities: mental health. → Read More

Myrtle Beach leaders take oath of office, serve community for another 4-year term

The mayor said she’s proud of all the work councilmembers have done to improve the city, particularly with redeveloping the downtown area. → Read More

Proposal to bring axe-throwing business to Myrtle Beach moves forward

The first axe-throwing business in the city of Myrtle Beach could become a reality soon. → Read More

Horry County Schools updates COVID-19 policies as variants surge

Horry County Schools says it received updated guidelines from DHEC, outlining new criteria that could shorten the quarantine period for students and staff members. → Read More

Grand Strand volunteers to honor Betty White, raise animal awareness through shelter party

Volunteers hope the celebration at the shelter will encourage people to learn more about what they can do to help the animals. → Read More

Grande Dunes residents expressing concerns about proposed apartment complex

The developers presented updates to conceptual designs during Thursday’s Community Appearance Board meeting. → Read More

Surfside Beach leaders preparing for completion of long-awaited pier by October

Surfside Beach leaders say 2022 will be the year of the pier. → Read More

Residents call on Myrtle Beach leaders to ‘beef up the distance’ between gas stations and residential properties

Some residents in the Grand Strand want the zoning codes amended to prohibit future gas pumps and underground storage tanks to be within 500 feet of any residentially zoned property. → Read More

New North Myrtle Beach ‘Junior K9 Program’ aims to spotlight good behavior in schools

There’s a new program in town and it aims to reward kids for their good behavior in school, while also establishing a positive relationship with law enforcement. → Read More

Horry County fireworks stores preparing for influx of New Year’s Eve customers

Business is certainly booming as shoppers make their last-minute preparations to ring in the new year. → Read More

‘One of his great loves’: Beach Ball Classic pays tribute to late mayor who helped build tournament

Former Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes lost his battle earlier this year to COVID-19. → Read More

Volunteers preparing over 14,000 holiday meals for families in need across the Grand Strand

More than 300 volunteers are helping to make Christmas brighter for families who need it most. → Read More

Grand Strand arts industries fight to keep going, wait for COVID to exit stage left

Theatre artists are hoping to protect theatre's existence and shield where some are first introduced to their artistic talents, inside the classrooms. → Read More

‘It’s pretty crazy:’ Midway Fire Rescue responds to record 4,000 calls in 2021

It’s a milestone many didn’t think would happen. The Midway Fire Rescue in Georgetown just set a new record number of calls. → Read More

Residents sound off on Horry County land purchase to alleviate Carolina Forest traffic

The new interchange will provide Carolina Forest residents direct access to Highway 31, which is expected to alleviate traffic on other roads drivers were previously taking, including International Drive and Carolina Forest Boulevard. → Read More

Chamber leaders focus on new ways to support 2022 business, deal with on-going staff shortages

Some Grand Strand businesses continue to deal with staffing shortages. It’s an issue chamber leaders say ranks high on their priority list for the 2022 new year. → Read More

Myrtle Beach police sharpening officers’ bicycle skills to improve response times

Officials said 15 MBPD officers are participating in the Law Enforcement Bicycle School, which wraps up Friday. → Read More

Myrtle Beach leaders approve downtown redevelopment to clean up ‘nuisance’ properties

The City of Myrtle Beach is taking another step towards revitalizing downtown and this time it will involve acquiring properties some residents label as ‘nuisances’ to the area. → Read More

Myrtle Beach City Council unanimously passes resolution to commit millions to I-73

The Myrtle Beach City Council has taken an important step in support of bringing I-73 to the Grand Strand. → Read More

Myrtle Beach may join North Myrtle Beach in dedicating millions to I-73 project

The future of the I-73 project is looking a bit brighter for the Grand Strand area, as some municipalities work towards dedicating dollars to help connect the interstate to the beaches. → Read More