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Feds Arrest Members Of Jalisco New Generation Drug Cartel

Fox News reports that six illegal immigrants with ties to a Mexican drug cartel — a rival of the powerful Sinaloa cartel, whose notorious leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was convicted last week— were arrested in North Carolina from activity related to an elaborate drug trafficking operation running from Myrtle Beach, S.C. to …

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Movie Fully Captures Myrtle Beach Council And Business Politics

The movie, “The Bookshop”, is based on a novel by Penelope Fitzgerald. While it has an adorably quaint setting, a 1950s-’60s seaside town in England, the movie could well be set in 2019 Myrtle Beach.   No series of articles MyrtleBeachSC news could write, nor economic studies, nor essays taught …

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Clemmons Introduces Law Restricting Police Seizures When No Arrests Are Made

“State lawmakers plan to hold a press conference Wednesday at the Statehouse in Columbia to introduce bills to reform civil asset forfeiture in South Carolina,” said Rep. Alan Clemmons. Horry County Representative Alan Clemmons stepped up. Last week, MyrtleBeachSC News republished a portion of Greenville Online’s series “Taken”. You can …

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MBPD – SWAT RAID DRC LEADER’S PROPERTY

ON JANUARY 16, 2019 OFFICERS OF THE MYRTLE BEACH STREET CRIMES UNIT, WITH ASSISTANCE FROM MBPD SWAT ANDOTHER OFFICERS, EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT 704 YORK ST. Oasis Motel Owner Noam Pyade The motel located at that address is the Oasis Motel, owned by Naom Pyade, who sits on the …

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Technology Interrupts Local News Coverage, Viewership, and Revenue

Is local news important? For more than a decade, market watchers repeatedly proclaimed the demise of the newspaper industry as readers migrated to online options. The latest trends are disrupting the broadcast TV industry as well. In 2019, viewers are bypassing local TV with streaming options that include HULU, AMAZON …

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Lawrence Jones Passes

Henry Lawrence Jones, 67, passed away Jan. 19 at his home. Born Feb. 27, 1951, in Laurens, S.C., Jones was a pioneer in sports tourism in the Myrtle Beach market. “Team members and their families make a vacation of their trips to sporting events,” said Jones in 2015 of the …

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