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What’s Trending in #MyrtleBeach? Tourism News for December 3, 2015

Tourism News
What’s Trending in #MyrtleBeach? Tourism News for December 3, 2015



What's Trending is a weekly rundown of the hottest tourism news being shared on social media using #myrtlebeach. For even more updates on what’s happening around the beach check out our weekly events rundown and our photos of the week or follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for daily updates!

This week we looked for a lottery winner and food trucks, as well as welcomed a presidential candidate, and heard about some new restaurants coming to the area.


Here’s a look at the tourism news for December 3, 2015:

Winning Lotto Ticket Sold in Conway

Winning Lotto Ticket Sold in Conway

On Saturday, November 28th, a lucky person purchased a winning lottery ticket at the Sunhouse convenience store in Conway. The Palmetto Cash 5 ticket is worth $400,000, however, a winner has not stepped forward at this time. Be sure to check your lottery tickets to see if you are the winner! The winner has 180 days to claim the prize.

Food Trucks are Legal, but Where Are They?

Food Trucks are Legal, but Where Are They?

Nearly 6 months ago, Horry County made it legal to own and operate a food truck in the area. However, since the law was passed, there have been only a handful of businesses to obtain permits. Seven of these trucks serve ice cream, while the eighth truck is home to Buster Brown Hot Dogs. Because of this, Horry County officials are curious as to why there is not more interest, and are throwing around some ideas to help make the proves for obtaining a food truck permit easier.

Krispy Kreme and ABC 15 Support Toys for Tots

Krispy Kreme and ABC 15 Support Toys for Tots

It’s that time of the year again; the time to give! Myrtle Beach Krispy Kreme locations and ABC 15 are joining together to help out Toys for Tots. On Friday, December 4th,  bring in a new, unwrapped toy (at least a $5 value) or donate $5 to Toys for Tots and receive a free dozen doughnuts.  The following locations will be participating in this offer:


-1806 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
-1300 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach
-2607 Highway 17 Business, Garden City

Rick Santorum’s Visit to Myrtle Beach

Rick Santorum’s Visit to Myrtle Beach

This past Monday, presidential candidate Rick Santorum visited Myrtle Beach. He stopped by the Coastal Carolina University campus to speak to students about the upcoming election. After, he headed over to PTR Industries in Aynor to praise the company for its manufacturing productivity in Horry County.

Restaurants Opening and Closing

Restaurants Opening and Closing

More restaurants are opening and some are closing in the Myrtle Beach area. A restaurant called Fresh Greens is set to open in University Commons soon in Conway. This restaurant will serve fresh and organic foods with a focus on vegetables, fruits, juices, salads, wraps, and more.

Another restaurant that is set to open soon is the Claw House. The Claw House will be a New England style seafood house that will be opening in Murrells Inlet.

The Market Common will soon welcome a new craft beer bar called The Brass Tap. In addition to craft beer, The Brass Tap will also have a pub food menu available.

Okay, so Ron Jon's Beer and Burgers isn't closed for good; it's just closed for renovations. Check their Facebook for future updates about when they will re-open.