December/January 2018

We’ve scouted the Grand Strand from end to end to find gifts to delight everyone on your holiday shopping list. Whether your gift giving budget is large or small, you’ll find ideas that will bring smiles and cheer come Christmas morning.
Ribbons, silicone bracelets and other personal adornments remind us that there is suffering in the world, but more importantly that there are people who dedicate their lives to ease that suffering.
New area schools offer energy-positive buildings, cutting-edge technology and the opportunity for innovative learning
Special Section - Personal Finance
Head to North Myrtle Beach to get festive with The Great Christmas Light Show
The Wedding Showcase has everything you need to make your big day perfect
AR Workshop brings a fun, creative makerspace to the beach
The North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club hosts the Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes
Millie Doud’s work and influence permeate the Grand Strand arts landscape
The Moveable Feast, a year-round series of literary lunches, was founded and hosted by Linda Ketron in January of 1998. In honor of its 20th anniversary, enjoy this look at books by two authors you have a chance to dine with this January.
During the Civil War, holly was used by Southerners as a substitute for coffee and black tea
Despite the ups and downs of real estate over the last 20 years, Don Smith comes out ahead as a true trailblazer
Scouting Report
Grande Dunes Ocean Club - October 26, 2017
A friendship between neighbors leads to great stories about life
One man’s working nexus between learning about climate and combating its impacts
Local law enforcement organizations offer services to its members and to the community at large
LUNA offers an authentic and delicious twist on Mexican fare
North Strand restaurant serves up timeless Old World favorites
Ring in 2018 with these memorable Champagnes
Jocelyn Châteauvert surface detail, 2017, artist-made paper and pigment