HTC employees help save lives with blood donations

Red Cross Bus

Conway, SC – HTC has always been committed to supporting the community it serves and regularly helps supply a need for the local chapter of the American Red Cross. 

On Wednesday, February 6, HTC employees showed their love for others and generously gave 22 units, potentially saving as many as 66 lives because each unit has the power to save three lives.

“HTC is so pleased to partner with the American Red Cross to host blood drives every quarter where employees are encouraged to donate in hopes of contributing to the critical need for eligible blood donations so that patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments,” said Lisa Martin, HTC Senior Marketing Coordinator. 

HTC employees have donated more than 2,863 units of blood potentially saving over 8,500 lives since 1999.

The next regularly scheduled quarterly blood drive at HTC is planned for Wednesday, May 16.

For more information about how you can participate in the quarterly blood drives held at HTC, please contact Lisa Martin, HTC Senior Marketing Coordinator, at 843-369-8714. For more information about HTC community outreach programs, visit www.htcinc.net.

About HTC

HTC, Inc. is the nation’s largest telecommunications cooperative.  Founded in 1952, HTC celebrates over 66 years of service to Horry and Georgetown Counties as a local communications leader.  HTC offers High Speed Internet, Digital Cable, Digital Wireless, Home Security, local telephone and long distance service, and advanced business services such as Local and Wide Area Networks (LAN/WAN), Managed Networks, VOIP Solutions, WiFi Solutions, Firewall and Security services. HTC provides these services utilizing the area’s most extensive fiber optic network.

For additional information about HTC, call (843) 365-2154.

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Warm up with the latest edition of Life Connections

Don’t let the winter blues get you down, warm up your soul with the latest edition of Life Connections.

The HTC quarterly magazine again will feature a host of articles for your entertainment and educational experience.

In this winter’s issue, we spotlight The Trestle Bakery & Café, a downtown Conway institution when it comes to tasty meals and confections.

You will also find articles on safety tips for using the internet, cold-weather care for your devices, protecting yourself from unwanted incoming calls and much more.

Look for Life Connections in your mailbox or at any HTC Retail Location, or read the winter edition and past editions online HERE.

It’s like having technical support in your home

Customer Support

Did you know you can take your HTC Digital Cable with you anywhere? Or did you know that you can block certain networks using your remote?

Learn how to do that and more on the Support section of HTCInc.net. Here, you will find a host of frequently asked questions of the most common problems along with the solutions. You will also be able to discover functions that will help you get the most from your HTC service.

Of course, you can also get help on how to pay your bill online, reset your Wi-Fi password and check your @sccoast.net email.

Check out the support section today.

Gentlemen – and ladies – start your engines

Boogity, boogity, boogity … let’s go racing, boys!

The 2019 NASCAR season kicks off Feb. 17 at Daytona International Speedway for the Daytona 500. The broadcast begins at 2:30 p.m. on FOX (Channel 807 HD and Channel 7 on HTC Digital Cable).

The 500-mile long race has been run in Daytona since 1959, with legend Richard Petty winning the most races with 7.

If you really love racing, you can check out the Advance Auto Parts Clash at 3 p.m. Feb. 10, as well as the Can-Am qualifying duels at 7 and 9 p.m. on Valentine’s Day. Those will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1 (855HD and 55). 

AT&T offers open enrollment for insurance

Broken phone

Have you ever cracked a screen on a mobile device and wish you had purchased the insurance policy?

Beginning Feb. 1, eligible AT&T customers outside of the 30-day window to sign up can get device protection in the open enrollment program.*

If you have an active postpaid wireless account, your device is not damaged and in good working condition and the program claim limit has not been reached, you qualify to sign up against loss, theft and damage.

Visit one of our HTC Retail Locations today to inquire or sign up. Open enrollment ends March 31.

*Certain restrictions apply

Area’s finest youth will showcase talents at Carolina Opry

The Chicora Rotary Club of Myrtle Beach will present “Waves of the Future – Rotary’s Celebration of Horry County Schools” at 4 p.m. March 31 at The Carolina Opry Theater.

HTC is proud to be a sponsor of the event, which showcases musical and theatrical talents of children in grades K-12. More than 700 children will take the stage during the event.

Proceeds from Waves of the Future support fine art programs in Horry County Schools, local service projects and community clean-up projects.

Click HERE to buy tickets or for more information.

If you’re bored, it’s your own fault

Living in a resort community can certainly have its challenges, especially with over 17 million people coming to town over the course of the year.

However, that comes with a host of advantages as well.

MyrtleBeach.com offers up 102 Things to Do in Myrtle Beach, a look at just some of the offerings available in our area. From restaurants to shopping to hidden gem restaurants and shows, there is plenty for the local resident to enjoy.

And, what better time to take advantage than the offseason, when you can get the same entertainment as the summer without fighting the crowds?

So get out and enjoy the Grand Strand? There’s always something to do.

National Dog Biscuit day is approaching

Treat your pooch to a morsel on National Dog Biscuit Day, which is Feb. 23.

After all, there are few things in life that can make you smile more than a playful puppy or pet.

Pinterest is full of boards of adorable animals, but we have picked THIS ONE to feature. Hopefully the photos bring as big a smile to your face as they did ours.