🌱 New year, new job? + Recycling after Christmas

Hello friends! I’m back with your new edition of the Myrtle Beach Daily. Here are all the most important things to know about what’s happening locally, including:

  • Looking for a job?
  • Be sure to recycle your Christmas wrapping paper the right way!
  • What to do with the tree?

But first, today’s weather:

Sunny to partly cloudy. Top: 48 Bottom: 26.


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Here are today’s top stories in Myrtle Beach:

  1. Businesses in the Myrtle Beach area are looking to fill their staff vacancies, and we’ve rounded up some of the best local jobs listed over the past week. Are you looking for a full-time or part-time job? Here are the latest jobs available in your area, compiled by Patch and ZipRecruiter. For more information about a job or how to apply, click on the job title. (Myrtle Beach Patch)
  2. Be aware of where your Christmas trash goes! According to WBTV, “The large trash bag filled with wrapping paper, ribbons and bows is a Christmas morning staple, but it’s important to know where this trash is thrown. Victoria Johnson, recycling coordinator at the Horry County Solid Waste Authority, said it can be tempting to throw all that wrapping paper in the recycling bin, but it does a lot more harm than good. β€œWrapping paper is really tricky,” Johnson said. “A lot of people think it’s recyclable, but it’s actually not.” Many wrapping papers contain foil or glitter which cannot be recycled. Other Christmas staples that should stay out of recycling bins are ribbons, tinsel, and anything that looks like string. (WBTW)
  3. What to do with your Christmas tree now? According to wpde.com, “Christmas is over, but now you have to decide what to do with your Christmas tree. The Horry County Solid Waste Authority said it is encouraging people to take the extra step of making the holidays green and bright by recycling their trees after the season between Dec. 26 and Jan. 26. Anyone wishing to recycle must remove all lights, decorations, including garlands and tree stand. Bring the tree to a designated area to be shredded and recycled into free landscaping mulch that will be available to all citizens while supplies last. (wpde.com)
  4. Tragedy strikes! According to wbtw, “A woman died in a fire early Monday morning in Darlington County, according to Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee. Crews responded to the fire around 4 a.m. Monday on Hidden Creek Road off West Old Camden Road, Hardee said. The woman’s body will be autopsied. His name has not yet been released.
    No additional information was immediately available.” (wbtw.com)

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Myrtle Beach Photo of the Day:

Courtesy of Pat Raeburn Beautiful beach scene

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Today in Myrtle Beach:

  • T-Mobile Tuesdays: Get free stuff and great perks every week (8:30 a.m.)
  • Carriage rides during the holidays (4:00 p.m.)
  • The Carolina Opry Christmas Special (7:00 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach: “Wandering admission 12/25/22. Female found at Boardwalk Billy’s. *She was not wearing the sweater when she was found. The sweater was put on her once she was in our care.* Please please remember that these animals are not up for adoption yet. The purpose of…” (The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach via Facebook)
  • The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach: “Today’s #PetOfTheDay star is Corrine! Her adoption fees are sponsored by Bully’s Pub. Corrine may be a little shy at first, but once she gets to know you, she’ll be your faithful companion. Corrine enjoys playing with toy mice and in…” (The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach via Facebook)
  • House of Blues Myrtle Beach: “Murder Mystery Week. Enjoy a 3-course meal and an interactive “who dunnit” comedy show! Mystery Murder shows are happening this week, 12/27, 12/28 and 12/29! Shows start at 7 p.m. sharp!” (House of Blues Myrtle Beach via Instagram)
  • Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon & Coastal 5K: “What are your GOALS for 2023?! Sign up for a 5000km run with us today! nspromos.com/races #tidalcreekbrewhouse #runmyrtlebeach #nspromos #running #myrtlebeach #beerandburritos5k #northmyrtlebeach #murrellsinlet #winning # marketcomm…” (Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon & Coastal 5K via Instagram)
  • South Carolina Artists: “Each week, SCA explores ways to examine color. Many enter, but not all will win.” (South Carolina artists via Instagram)

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