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2:53 pm on Tuesday April 16, 2013

United Way seeking donations for senior citizens for "Make Someone's May Day"

For the 13th year, United Way of Horry County will celebrate "Make Someone's May Day" on May 1st. They're seeking donations to fill bags for local seniors. They're asking for toiletries, sugar-free goodies, and household items. Contributions can be...
3:53 am on Wednesday February 27, 2013

'Sex Please, We're 60' at the Footlight Players

At the Footlight Players, the play "Sex Please, We're 60" is set at Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast in New England with a farce where Golden Girls meets Grumpy Old Men. Filled with mayhem, mischief, and mood swings, this witty farce examines what...
1:24 am on Wednesday August 15, 2012

Bay Street robbery foiled after seniors yell for help

TheDigitel Near the location on Bay Street. On Monday night near 10 p.m., two men in their 70s were walking on Bay Street near Scott Steet when they were approached by a group of three men in their 20s who demanded their wallets — but that attempt...
3:53 am on Saturday June 16, 2012

An old man, a parking lot, and indifference

Flickr user iirraa Earlier this week and old man with a cane went for a tumble in the parking lot of a grocery store in Beaufort County, and The Island Packet's Ellis Harman was there. Harman was taken aback, writing: A woman in a Honda blaring some...
5:37 am on Friday May 25, 2012

Father and Son Duo Launch Senior Care Business in Surfside Beach

Family business endeavors don’t always fare well in the end, but father and son business partners Craig and Don Randall of Surfside Beach, S.C. seemed to have found the right recipe for success. After launching a successful business in the scrap...
12:19 am on Monday March 12, 2012

Hilton Head man makes a bike seat that rises and lowers on command

Hilton Head Island's Matt Papka is ready to go public with his new Elev8 invention: a bike seat that can be lowered when you stop pedaling and rise when you're moving.  It's aimed at an older generation of bike users that don't want to or can't...
3:16 am on Saturday December 31, 2011

91-year-old couple marries at James Island retirement home

On Wednesday a pair of 91-year-olds, Margaret McSpadden and William Thomas, married at the Bishop Gadsen retirement home on James Island.
7:14 am on Thursday September 8, 2011

The problem with age, birth certificates and S.C. voter ID (Update: free transportation to DMV available)

Flickr user By ED́WW day_dae (esteemedhelga) Update 9/8/11:  One obstacle for getting a state-issued ID is being addressed - transportation.  South Carolina state residents needing an ID can call 1-855-STATE-ID by September 22nd to arrange for a...
8:20 am on Friday September 2, 2011

The problem with age, birth certificates and S.C. voter ID

Flickr user By ED́WW day_dae (esteemedhelga) While much of the discussion surrounding South Carolina's pending voter ID rules has focused on how it will affect the poor and minorities, another segment of the population may yet have the harder time....
2:20 am on Thursday September 1, 2011

The problem with age, birth certificates and S.C. voter ID

Image by Flickr user By ED́WW day_dae (esteemedhelga)While much of the discussion surrounding South Carolina's pending voter ID rules has focused on how it will affect the poor and minorities, another segment of the population may yet have the...

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