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2015 Swim Clinics

Swim Clinics start on February 7th and will meet every Saturday at 5:30pm until May 16th at the NMB Aquatic and Fitness Center.  These clinics are available for individuals who need practice for the upcoming swim qualification test (500 meters in 10 minutes or less).

2015 Junior Lifeguard Winter Camp

Registration is now open for Beach Patrol’s 2015 Junior Lifeguard Winter Camp. This program is designed for participants ages 10 to 15. The program will run from January 27th through March 17th on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. Participants will learn: Water […]

City Appoints New Fire Chief

Garry Spain of Wendell, North Carolina has been hired as Fire Chief for the City of North Myrtle Beach. He will begin work on April 20th. He succeeds Tom Barstow, who served the city for 34 years before retiring on February 20th. As Assistant Fire Chief for the City of Raleigh Fire Department, Spain oversaw […]

City Appoints New Fire Marshal

Keith Williams has been appointed as the city’s Fire Marshal. Williams has 28 years of experience in the fire service. He and his wife, Kim, reside in North Myrtle Beach. “We’re excited to have Keith Williams on board,” said Fire Chief Tom Barstow. “He has the background and skills to succeed in the position of […]

Chief Tom Barstow Announces His Retirement

North Myrtle Beach Fire Chief Tom Barstow has informed the city that he will retire February 20th, 2015. Tom Barstow began as a Firefighter with the Department of Public Safety in 1980, after relocating from his hometown of Tonawanda, New York where he first started in the fire service. He was promoted to Shift Captain in 1982 and Training Captain […]