Come up, myrtle beach! Let’s start this weekend. These are the most important things that happen on the Grand Strand Saturday and Sunday March 5 & 6, 2022.

Here’s a look at your weekend’s weather:

  • Saturday: Warmer with a passing shower. High: 71 Low: 61.
  • Sunday: Warm with periods of sunshine. High: 74 Low: 63.

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Here are today’s top five stories in Myrtle Beach:

  1. Centers for Disease Control announced Thursday this less than 10% of the US population now lives in areas where masks are recommended for indoor public spaces. Every county in the United States can be checked for its “community level” on the CDC website using his new “COVID-19 by county” search tool. The goal is for a community to be listed as having a “low” status. Horry County Community Level is LOW, just like the one in Georgetown County! Check it out for yourself in the link: (
  2. A The 20-year-old is in custody because he stabbed a person in Chapin Park. the the victim was sitting on a bench in the park. the the suspect was nearby and was singing. The person on the bench asked the suspect to stop singing. At this time, the suspect approached the victim and stabbed her with a knife, then left the stage. The suspect was later located and arrested for first degree grievous bodily harm and carrying a concealed deadly weapon. The victim was taken to hospital and should recover. (WMBF)
  3. Four blocks of North Kings Highway are under a boil water advisory after a contractor carrying out road works in the area accidentally hit a 16 inch water pipe. The boil water advisory concerns the properties on the east side of Kings Highway between Mr. Joe White Avenue and 14th Avenue North. Water should be boiled if used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth or washing dishes. (WMBF)
  4. Residents of Petite Riviere wrap it Horry County Planning Commission Meeting Thursday at oppose new housing development. The neighbors say the area where the houses are to be built is a flood zone. county the documents indicate that it is not a flood zone, but locals disagree. the the commission approved the plan despite the objections of the community, but it cannot be adopted before a stormwater study is finished. (WBTW)
  5. A neighborhood mom is accused of having it shoplifting of underage children at a Target store in Myrtle Beach. The police examined surveillance video showing the wife’s children conceal objects inside a backpack and a handbag. Then the woman and her children were seen walk past the registers and not pay for the items. Once she was detained, officers found several items in the woman’s backpack that had not been purchased, as well as drugs. She was arrested, then posted $40,000 bond and was released. (WMBF)

This weekend in Myrtle Beach:

  • Coastal Classical Gymnastics Meet at MB Sports Center, Broadway At The Beach (All day)
  • La Manche @ Marina Bar (2:00 p.m.)
  • Proceeds from Songs & Letters of WWII @ Robert Reed Recreation Center benefit Wreaths Across America (4:00 p.m.)
  • Paperwork @ Dead Dog Saloon (7:00 p.m.)
  • Lyle Lovett and his acoustic band @ Carolina Opry (7:00 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Myrtle Beach Police Department: The marathon and mini-marathon to start up Saturday morning March 5at 7:00 a.m. 5k starts at 8:00 am. Please be aware and expect traffic and delays between 4:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.. today, especially on Kings Highway, Ocean Boulevard, Farrow Parkway and Grissom Parkway. (Facebook)
  • Help 4 Kids asks for food donations so he can keep feeding 2,500 children he feeds every week. The association asks canned soups and pastas, but all non-perishable items are welcome. You can drop them off at 2523 Forestbrook Road. Amazon deliveries can also be directed to this address. (
  • Horry County Schools: Congratulation to Amy Howe from North Myrtle Beach High School; Jessica Miller from Myrtle Beach Middle School, Yaminah Jordan from Conway High School, Michelle Atkinson from Aynor High School, and Cynthia Lehr of Socastee High School. They have each been selected as one of the top 5 finalists for HCS Teacher of the Year. (Facebook)
  • Carolina Country Music Fest launched a phone app for the four-day festival to be held June 9-12 in Myrtle Beach. fans can download app to check performance times and customize their own schedule to see their favorite acts. Keep an eye out for additional stage announcements and ticket sales. (
  • A 18 year old student at the Academy for Technology and Academics faces criminal charges after school administrators searched a vehicle and found a bag of marijuana, a box of ammo and a loaded AR-15. The student cooperates with law enforcement and is held on $5,000 bond at the Reuben Long Detention Center. (WBTW)

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That’s all for Saturday, Everybody! I’ll join you tomorrow for your Sunday edition of the Myrtle Beach every day!

— Kathy Mandel

About me: The best decision I ever made was moving to the Myrtle Beach area from New England a few years ago, along with my three dogs and three cats. I love dogs, cats, road trips, photography, writing, vegetarian food, live music, cycling and especially my daily walks on the beaches in and around Grand Strand.


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