History

The 93-year-old grandson of one of Myrtle Beach’s founding fathers lives life to its fullest
Years before Tupperware parties or potlucks, Murrells Inlet’s male elite shared a common joy—food
The Gay Dolphin, downtown Myrtle Beach’s landmark gift store, remains a beacon for nostalgic beachgoers
The Pad, Ocean Drive’s decades-old hangout, was the life of the party
The advent of Brookgreen Gardens was not man’s first effort to impose his will on the wild marshes of the Waccamaw neck. Far from it. But how one of the most comprehensive collections of American sculptural art came to be here exists as an enduring tale of Southern aristocracy—one that goes back several centuries and encompasses the travails and triumphs of privileged families who made, lost, and regained their fortunes along these marshy Murrells Inlet banks.
Camera in hand, Jack Thompson has immortalized Myrtle Beach in thousands of pictures, one click at a time
Walter Maxwell’s giant tiger shark caught off a North Myrtle Beach pier held the world record for forty years.
The soundtrack for Southern carousing, “Double Shot (of My Baby’s Love)” keeps South Carolina's Swingin’ Medallions turned up.
South Carolina's riveting past, from war time to half-time.
  •