Town News: Town Hall Veterans Day Update

This year due to restrictions in place for COVID-19, the Town of Holden Beach will not be hosting its annual Veterans Day Luncheon.  Veterans are an important part of our community. We ask that all citizens join together to observe Veterans Day on November 11th and to honor the special men and women who have served our country. Click here to view a video honoring our veterans.  Thank you for serving! Town Hall Closed Town Hall will be closed on Wednesday,

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Status of Holden Beach Businesses #COVID-19

Updated 3/20/20 ~2pm The Coronavirus (COVID-19) and government mandates attempting to mitigate it are affecting businesses across the country, including here at Holden Beach.  Below is a list of local businesses and their current status, including changes to business hours or operations.  The information comes from business website and Facebook updates, or I’ve called the businesses directly.  If you’re aware of changes for these businesses, or want to add a business, please share.  Ace Hardware — Regular hours. Anaya Tribe —

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Town News: 4th of July Message

From the Mayor’s Desk The Town of Holden Beach wishes everyone a happy and safe 4th of July. Please be mindful of safety precautions as everyone seeks enjoyment this special holiday. Fireworks are prohibited everywhere on the island. Please be aware of their danger, not only to humans, but to our wildlife as well. The many birdhouses being enjoyed by purple martins, blue birds, sparrows, etc. may be abandoned when fireworks are nearby. We are also having a great turtle

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Holden Beach Hurricane Watch Group

Storm Waves

We’ve created the Holden Beach Hurricane Watch Facebook Group to help community members share important local information during times of intense storms. It’s intended to be not only a place to share critical weather-related updates, but be a useful location for families, friends, home owners, and quests to connect in times of crisis. Holden Beach Hurricane Watch Facebook Group

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Goodbye Hurricane Arthur, Hello Independence Day 2014!

Beautiful Beach after Arthur

It’s a beautiful Independence Day at HB Hurricane Arthur has left us and we’ve got a sunny sky and beautiful beach waiting for you. It’s a perfect day to go shell hunting after the storm or just lounge around the beach. In fact, here is our list of three things you should do today. Hunt for Seashells The absolute best time to find beautiful seashells is right after a storm. The churning waves push a lot of whole shells up

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It’s National Maritime Day

May 22nd is National Maritime Day! National Maritime Day is a national holiday to recognize the importance of the maritime industry in the United States. The day was created by Congressional declaration in 1933 in honor of the steam ship The Savannah setting sail from Savannah, Georgia on May 22nd 1819.  The Savannah was the first successful transoceanic voyage under steam propulsion. Since our nations founding, the U.S. Merchant Marine and private vessels have always played a pivotal vital role in our

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