Myrtle Beach Friday Fax Memo

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1.   Next week’s meeting schedule is attached.

2.   Attention, drivers…  Anticipate a one-day road closure on North Ocean Boulevard, between 24th and 26th Avenues North, on Tuesday, November 19.  Signage will be in place to guide drivers on detour routes.

3.   Myrtle Beach voters return to the polls to cast runoff election ballots for one undecided City Council seat on Tuesday, November 19.  Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Registered voters in the city may vote in the runoff election, even if they did not vote in the general election on November 5.  For a list of precincts and polling locations, see

4.   Tuesday evening, November 19, the Election Commission tallies the votes at the Ted C. Collins Law Enforcement Center, 1101 North Oak Street.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the public is welcome to attend.  Additional parking is available at the following locations….

Myrtle’s Market, 605 Mr. Joe White Avenue
City Hall, 937 Broadway Street

5.   The Election Commission meets at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 21, to certify the results and determine the validity of ballots.  The meeting takes place in the Second Floor Conference Room of City Hall, 937 Broadway Street.

6.   Want to learn more about the City of Myrtle Beach’s efforts to support the technology, entrepreneur and artisan communities?  Attend the next eMYRge event from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, November 21, at Bumstead’s Pub, 400 Mr. Joe White Avenue.  The event series, hosted by the city’s Technology Advisory Group, covers the city’s progress in the new Arts & Innovation District.  To join the discussion, RSVP at

7.   Looking ahead to the week of Thanksgiving, city offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 28-29.  Residential solid waste and recycling will be collected on the following schedule….

Zone 1 – Monday, November 25
Zone 2 – Tuesday, November 26
Zone 3 and Zone 4 – Wednesday, November 27
No collections on Thursday, November 28.

8.   A new Myrtle Beach Point of View blog post discusses the city’s efforts to secure grant funding.  To read the post, visit

9.   Looking for something to do in Myrtle Beach?  Visit our Events webpage for a comprehensive list of activities.  See file of city-related festivals, concerts, programs and more is updated weekly.

10.   The annual Veterans Day Ceremony on the plaza at the Myrtle Beach Convention is the subject of our Photos of the Week.  Sponsored by the Military Appreciation Committee and the city, the event thanks and honors veterans for their service.  As part of the ceremony, four US Army recruits from local high schools gave their oaths of office to become new soldiers.  Rolling Thunder’s SC Chapter 3 presented the Missing Man Table, Festive Brass performed, the South Carolina State Guard delivered the rifle salute and the Socastee High School Junior ROTC presented the colors and the Veterans Day wreath. 

11.   Did you know...  That the Myrtle Beach Police Department picked up 631 stray animals from January 1 through October 31 of this year?  Of those, 482 were collected by the department’s two Animal Control Officers.  The officers also seized 95 animals during the first 10 months of 2019 as part of criminal investigations (cruelty to animals, dangerous animal, etc.). 

To see previous Friday Fax Memos, visit the Friday Fax Memo Library webpage.