Due to flooding and road closures to the north and west of the Myrtle Beach area, Visit Myrtle Beach suggests that visitors driving to the beach this month, avoid US 501 and SC 22 and drive further south towards Georgetown in order to take US 17 north into Myrtle Beach. As road conditions are changing daily, please check 511sc.org site first or call 511. You can also check SCDOT.org for the latest updates.
The Gullah Geechee culture dates back more than 200 years, when the Gullah people were the backbone of the rice and cotton industries that once dominated the Carolina slave coast. Today, with almost half a million descendants living between a 500-mile stretch from Jacksonville, N.C., to Jacksonville, Fla, their rich heritage and culture is celebrated at the Ultimate Gullah Culture and Gift Exchange. Stop in to learn more about their unique history and purchase items that are indicative of their culture.