🌱 Wax Museum Filming + State Parks See Record Park Pass Sales


Hey, myrtle beach! Today is Monday, April 18, 2022, and I hope you all had a fun and enjoyable holiday weekend. Let’s start this day. Here’s everything you need to know in town today.

First, a check of Monday’s wet weather:

Heavy rain and a thunderstorm. Top: 68 Bottom: 48.

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

  1. Myrtle Beach police were called to the Hollywood Wax Museum on Saturday evening around 8 p.m., responding to a call about a shooting. One person was shot, and the scene was secured while the injured party was treated. The investigation is ongoing and MBPD asks anyone with information to call (843) 918-1382. (WBTW) (Facebook)
  2. Charlie’s Place holds a community market on Carver Street on the third Saturday of every month, except June and October. The event includes various local suppliers show off their products, and gives the neighborhood a feeling of freshness and radiance. (WMBF)
  3. The owners of Cannabetter Farm in Myrtle Beach say sale of legal forms of medical cannabinoids became quite lucrative. The farm sells Delta 8 and Delta 9 Hemp Products for Consumers 21 and Older. Using hemp products makes a difference in the lives of people with chronic diseases, chronic pain, anxiety and other health conditions. the Farm Bill enacted in 2018 allowed Cannabetter Farms to sell the cannabinoid products. The farm is still somewhat challenged by the stigma of cannabis-derived productsbut they Hope the benefits outweigh the stigma. (wpde.com)
  4. Huntington Beach State Park and Myrtle Beach State Park see record number of park pass sales, with admission to the park up 25% this year. Many people using both parks now have the yellow park passes hanging from their rear view mirrors. the passes cost around $100. Huntington Beach, one of the most popular spots on the Grand Strand can accommodate 450 vehicles before the rangers close the park. They say they usually have a morning rush, then things slow down after 1 p.m.. Last summer they had to close the park 27 times. (WMBF)

Myrtle Beach photo of the day:

Today’s photo comes from Jo Noonanwho took this long view of the Great Strand while walk and enjoy the view! Thanks Jo!

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View of the Grand Strand
Grand Strand view. Photo courtesy of Jo Noonan

Today in Myrtle Beach:

  • @ShipOnSite Shredding Event — bring a non-perishable food item to donate to Meals On Wheels and the shredding is free. Limit 2 boxes of paper shredding bank. (09H00)
  • Kind Keeper Animal Rescue Adoption Event @ PetSmart, Shallotte (10:00 AM)
  • Pier Committee Meeting at the Town of Surfside Beach (6:00 p.m.)
  • Singing in the Sun @ Myrtle Beach Convention Center (6:00 p.m.)
  • Rich Johnson Duo @ Bar Louie (7:00 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach: Thinking about adopting one of our shelter dogs, but I don’t know which one would be the best suited for your family? Take our adoption survey here: https://hsnmb.app.hotimetmydog.com/register (Facebook)
  • Explore North Myrtle Beach: Teddy the dog spent a day in North Myrtle Beachand made his suggestions for top 5 things to do in the city! Teddy, who has terminal cancer, is supported by the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach. Teddy is not available for adoption. (Instagram)
  • Palmetto Animal Hospital: It is Dog Bite Prevention Week! Don’t forget: any behavioral issues with your dog should be addressed by a veterinarian as well as a trained canine behaviorist. 🐾 (Facebook)

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Now you’re in the loop and ready to get out of there Monday. See you soon Tuesday morning for another Great Strand update!

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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