It’s time to go Bowling!

College football season rolls into the playoffs and New Year’s Day with its annual offering of bowl games.

Palmetto State entrant and defending national champion Clemson will square off against Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28 on ESPN (channel 28 or 828 on HTC Digital Cable).

In all, there are 40 postseason games, including the national championship on Jan. 13.

Visit the HTC College Football page for a complete schedule.

Set New Year’s resolutions that are achievable

It’s always good to try and make the new year better than the last. However, don’t set yourself up for disappointment by setting unreasonable goals.

Our friends at Good Housekeeping are here to help. The magazine offers 40 achievable New Year’s resolutions for healthier and happier living.

Find out how to better adapt to the tried-and-true resolutions, but tackle some unique ones … like buying a plant.

We’re thankful for you

HTC would like to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving.

Our community has much to be thankful for this year, and we at HTC are thankful for the opportunity to serve you and your family.

In order to allow our employees to spend time with their families during the holiday, all HTC offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28 until Monday, Dec. 2.

Our technical support team will still be available 24/7 at 843-365-2186.

Enjoy a wonderful holiday with your family and friends.

It’s time for Life Connections

The fall edition of Life Connections should be arriving any day, if it’s not already there.

This publication includes a host of features to get you ready for the holidays, including a device gift guide for your tech savvy friends and family.

You will also be able to peruse ways to help you get rid of robocalls, beat porch pirates and get an update on our digital transition.

 Happy reading!

Holiday season in full swing on TV


As the temperature drops outside, it’s a perfect time to stay inside and watch your favorite holiday classics.

The Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas is already in full swing, with several original movies and past favorites. You can even download a checklist to make sure you catch all the action, which is on channels 78 and 79, or 878 and 879 in HD.

Freeform’s 25 Day’s of Christmas will debut later this month. Check out the schedule here and watch all the action on Channel 805 (HD) or 5 with a basic cable membership.

Kick back with a cup of hot cocoa and lose yourself in the holiday cheer.

Kids will jump for joy with this gift

‘Tis the Season for Giving Gift Cards! When you buy a $25, $50 or $100 gift card from Myrtle Beach’s Ultimate Trampoline Park, get an extra bonus value of up to $35 FREE. Limited time offer.

This past summer, five new attractions opened at the park, including Wipe Out and the Warped Wall, for a total 12 indoor activities, providing something for the whole family. 

Park memberships are also now available as low as $9.99 per month plus tax. 

The Gardens will soon be aglow

HTC is proud to be a sponsor of the magical Nights of a Thousand Candles. Each year during the holidays, Brookgreen Gardens comes alive with more than 2,700 candles, with some extra glow provided by over 2 million twinkling lights. It is truly a sight to behold and one of the most special holiday events in the area.

Nights of a Thousand Candles this year is Dec. 5 – 8; Dec. 12 – 15; and Dec. 19 – 21 from 3 to 10 p.m. each night. There’s nothing like walking the paths with a cup of warm cider in hand, listening to holiday music and getting swept up in the awe-inspiring scene with family and friends. Don’t miss the special lighting of the 80-foot-tall fir tree each night at 6:15 p.m.

Come witness some of the most beautiful nights of the year with thousands of luminaries, delicious food and live entertainment. 

Tickets must be purchased in advance by visiting the website.