Now Hiring Public Safety Officers

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The Department of Public Safety is now accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Officer. For more information, view the job listing on the City of North Myrtle Beach official website. The City of North Myrtle Beach offers competitive pay and benefits to qualified applicants. The application period is open April 1st to May […]

Reminder: Umbrellas Only On The Beach May 15-September 15

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REMINDER: UMBRELLAS ONLY ON THE BEACH MAY 15-SEPTEMBER 15

From May 15 through September 15, only umbrellas may be used for shade on the beach in North Myrtle Beach, and they must stand upright. No tents, pavilions, sport-brellas, or other kinds of shading devices are allowed on the beach during this period.

According to the City law, umbrellas must have a center pole no greater than 7 feet 6 inches in height and with a circular shade no greater than 9 feet in diameter. The law defines an umbrella as being “a collapsible circular shade consisting of a natural or synthetic fabric shade stretched over hinged ribs radiating from a central pole without grounding lines or ropes.”

No umbrellas may be placed within the emergency vehicle access lane, which is the area approximately 25 feet seaward of the dune line and parallel to the shoreline that will be marked by city trash cans, pylons and/or flags.

Umbrellas or other items/equipment remaining on the beach between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. will be removed from the beach. All items removed from the beach will be marked with the date of removal and maintained in the City’s storage yard for a period of 30 days from the date of removal. If an item has not been reclaimed within 30 days from the date of removal, the item will be deemed forfeited and will be disposed of. A $40 administrative fee will be charged for items claimed from the storage yard.

To access a copy of the complete law regarding shading devices on the beach, please visit here: http://www.nmb.us/files/pdf/uploads/pressPublic/216-Beach%20Shading%20Law%20-%20City%20of%20North%20Myrtle%20Beach%20-%20Established%20March%2017%202014.pdf

REVISED SCHEDULE – May 17 North Strand Community Prayer & Praise Event

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The attached revised schedule reflects changes in the performance time slots for the Living Water Baptist Church Adult Choir and the North Strand Community Church Youth Praise Team.

REVISED SCHEDULE for the May 17 2015 North Strand Community Prayer Praise Event

8th Annual Taste of the Coast May 2 at NMB Park & Sports Complex.

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Taste of the Coast May 2 in the McLeod Seacoast Meadow at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex

North Myrtle Beach, SC – The 8th Annual Taste of the Coast will be held May 2, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., in the McLeod Seacoast Meadow at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex.

taste of coastAdmission prior to the event is $3 for adults and $5 at the door. Children 12 and under are admitted free.

Food and ride tickets are $1 each.

Taste of the Coast raises scholarship funds to benefit the students of Risen Christ Lutheran School through the support and efforts of the Grand Strand’s culinary community. Risen Christ can provide a scholarship avenue that insures a quality education for every child, regardless of financial position. The event brings community awareness and recognition to all participants.

Local restaurants will set up booths and offer samples of their specialties. The event also offers a “Kid Zone” with blow-up rides, face painters, and more. Live entertainment will be provided throughout the day featuring local talent.

For more information, please contact Christie Gallagher at cgallagher@proconglobal.com or 843-399-8918.

MAYFEST ON MAIN® FESTIVAL UPDATE

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Due to tropical storm Ana, the vendor portion of the festival and the community stage performances have been cancelled for this year.

The City is currently trying to determine if it is possible to move some main stage performances, including The Guess Who, to an indoor venue.

We will update this status later today.