Author: Alan Ball

Are You Mispronouncing BMW?

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Are you pronouncing the car brand BMW correctly?  The last letter isn’t pronounced like a “w.” We should actually be pronouncing it “bee em vee.” A fun survey found 95% of people had no idea.

SC Rated Best for Vaccine Distribution, Worst for Total Vaccinated

Laura Pence Cohost of Fox Midday News Gives a News Update on Carolina AM

Some researchers say South Carolina is one of the most efficient states when it comes to giving the COVID-19 vaccine, but one of the worst in the total number of people getting shots.  Brown and Harvard University researchers say 80.6% of the coronavirus vaccine doses delivered to South Carolina have been given, which ranks the state as the 5th most…

Things You Didn’t Know You Needed on Amazon

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Things you didn’t know you needed from Amazon has got you covered in the kitchen, laundry and bathroom! This slim laundry hamper can be used as a space to throw dirty clothes or keep things more organized and also as extra space to store clean items. It has a transparent window on the front so you can find just what…

Candy Bacon for Valentine’s Day with Barefoot Bistro

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Patti Hilton of Barefoot Bistro showcases a few items on the menu for Valentine’s including bacon candy!   The restaurant is located at 3914 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach.  The reservation line is (843) 663-0534.  For more information on Barefoot Bistro find her on Facebook at BarefootBistro Bacon Candy Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with…

Top Paybacks To Rude Customers

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The pandemic should be reinforcing the idea that service staff are incredibly important. but apparently some people haven’t gotten the memo.  Recently someone on Tiktok asked, “What’s something you’ve done to a customer after they’ve been rude to you?”  One person who works at a juice bar said they under-blend people’s smoothies so the little chunks block their straw.  A…

Students Who Move More, Score Higher

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Moving enhances educational experiences.  The Institute of Medicine found children who are more active show greater attention, faster cognitive speeds and perform better on standardized tests. Movement activates brain cells that are needed to learn and stimulates the creation of new brain cells.   Even doing something as simply as standing improves attention and alertness.