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Agencies around the area hosting National Night Out celebrations

(Source: Conway Police facebook) (Source: Conway Police facebook)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – National Night Out is a great opportunity for communities and law enforcement agencies nationwide to come together to stand against crime this Tuesday, August 4.

Florence: The Florence County Sheriff’s Office will kick off its 32nd Annual National Night Out Celebration at the Leatherman Senior Center located at 600 Senior Way in Florence, at 5 p.m. There will be live entertainment, free food, games for children and drinks for all at the event.

Pastor of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church in Florence, Reverend Merritt Graves, will be the keynote speaker and at an awards ceremony honoring outstanding community service will start at 6 p.m., according to a new release from FCSO.

The FCSO is currently accepting applications for donations of door prizes, applications for sponsorships, and nominations for outstanding community youth and adults to be recognized for their efforts and dedication to community safety. Sponsorship fees are $200 and July 31 is the deadline for nominations. The release states, all donations and proceeds will profit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Pee Dee. If you would like to make nominations or become a sponsor, please contact Sgt. Priscilla Zimmerman at (843)-665-2121, Ext. 387 or via e-mail at

Scotland County: The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office will join the Laurinburg Police Department, the Wagram Police Department and other law enforcement agencies in downtown Laurinburg to celebrate National Night Out at 6 p.m. on August 4th. A dunking booth, fingerprinting, more fun activities and tons of information on ways to keep your community safe will be available at the event, according to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

Conway: The Conway Police Department is inviting everyone in the community to join them for National Night Out at the Conway Senior Center at 1519 Millpond Rd. in Conway from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on August 4th.  There will be activities for the children and refreshments will be served, according to a news release from the Conway Police Department.

Horry County: The Horry County Police Department will host its second National Night Out at the M.L. Brown Public Safety Building located at 2560 N. Main St. in Conway, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. There will be free food, music, prizes, games and loads of fun at the event, states a new release from the HCPD.

Myrtle Beach: Many Myrtle Beach Neighborhood Watch groups will come together for picnics, block parties, cookouts and ice cream socials on August 4.

According to the City of Myrtle Beach’s website, the following is a list of National Night Out events from Neighborhood Watch groups:

Sandygate Village – 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., 1011 Osceola Street

Target – 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Target on Seaboard Street

The Avenues – 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., 3806 North Ocean Boulevard

Monticello – 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., 1300 Osceola Street

Withers Swash – 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Spivey Park

Palmetto Greens – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Palmetto Greens Pool House

South Myrtle – 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Seaside Village pond

Booker T. Washington – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Futrell Park

The Dunes – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., intersection of Club Drive and Wildwood Dunes Trail

Emmens Preserve – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Emmens Park

Forest Dunes – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., intersection of Club Drive and Wildwood Dunes Trail

Old Pine Lakes – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Oak Circle

Seagate Village – 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., corner of Spruce Drive and Swallow Avenue

Georgetown: The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is inviting everyone to their 32nd Annual NNO event at the Stables Park Field Complex located on Petigru Drive in Pawleys Island, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., according to a news release from the GCSO.

“I hope to see everyone at the National Night Out on August 4th for fun and fellowship,” Sheriff Lane Cribb said. “Come out and show your support for the communities of Georgetown County.”

Photo opportunities with McGruff, the crime dog, will be from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods and communities are organized and fighting back against crime by taking part in NNO, according to the NNO website.

If you would like additional information about NNO or the National Association of Town Watch, visit

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