Sharita J. Wilson

Unvaccinated People Are Banned From These Hotels, Starting Oct. 15

Hawaii has enacted some of the strictest restrictions throughout the pandemic, from a mandatory 14-day quarantine for anyone entering the islands before the vaccine rollout to the current 10-day quarantine for any unvaccinated people who won’t get tested for COVID. Governor David Ige has been urging travelers to delay visiting, as Hawaii deals with an accelerated surge of COVID cases and a lack of available health care resources, and it’s clear the state is not afraid to get tough on unvaccinated visitors. Now, Hawaii is becoming even less hospitable to tourists who haven’t gotten their COVID shots, with many

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The top 10 hotels in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Need a clean, safe home away from home? How about something near the beach, with gorgeous sunrise views and within walking distance of food and fun?

Myrtle Beach’s shoreline is filled with what can seem like an endless stream of hotels. But if you’re looking for some of the best of the best, we’ve curated a list of the most beloved places to stay.

Here are some of the most recommended hotels in Myrtle Beach, according to Yelp. Reviews are current as of the date of publication:

  1. Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations

Four stars

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White Sands Oceanfront Resort wants more rooms but neighbors say no

POINT PLEASANT BEACH – The White Sands Oceanfront Resort & Spa, one of the borough’s landmark hotels, wants to build more rooms, in a proposal that has drawn the opposition of neighbors.

The plan for the Ocean Avenue hotel involves demolishing two houses next door on Washington Avenue and building a three-story addition with 20 rooms on two floors and covered parking on the ground level, said the hotel’s attorney Robert C. Shea of Toms River.

A hearing before the borough Zoning Board of Adjustment is scheduled to continue on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m.

Located closer to the southern

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What’s new in Jacksonville, Atlantic beaches

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In 2021, Jacksonville’s restaurant scene continues to grow, with new restaurants opening or planning to open in the coming months. Here’s a look at what’s opening or coming soon to Jacksonville’s beaches, including Atlantic, Neptune and Jacksonville Beach, as well as the city’s Intracoastal West areas.

The Baker’s Son by Valerio’s 

The Baker’s Son by Valerio’s, a family-owned Filipino opened Jan. 28 at 11957 Atlantic Blvd.

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