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Myrtle Beach Ranks In Top 25 Cities Not Recovered From Recession

Myrtle Beach has made another unpleasant top twenty five list.  24/7 Wall Street identified the top 28 cities in America that still have not recovered from the Great Recession.  Myrtle Beach comes in at number 25.  This despite over a half billion in total tax monies spent by the Myrtle Beach …

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Elected Leaders Stress Need For Domestic Shelter

Tom RIce

U.S. Congressman Tom Rice, North Myrtle Beach Mayor Marilyn Hatley, and Horry County Councilman Dennis Disabato joined local leader Fred Nesta on Saturday stressing the dire need for an Horry County Domestic Violence Shelter.  The county currently has none. Congressman Rice states that South Carolina currently rates sixth in the nation …

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Surfside Beach Planning And Zoning Sues City

In court records filed Tuesday in the 15th Circuit Court, the Surfside Beach Planning and Zoning Commission has sued the city of Surfside Beach over the newly approved “E” District.  The suit focuses on a last minute attachment to the ordinance approved by City Council on Tuesday, October 9th.  The …

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Chairman-Elect Vows To Fight For No School Tax Increases

In January, new School Board Chairman Ken Richardson is slated to take office. Richardson won the July 17 Republican primary in a landslide.  He faces no Democratic candidate opposition in the coming November 6th general election. Eleven school board members are elected by the public in districts throughout the county. …

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Greed-Power Dynamic Threatens Local Journalism

MyrtleBeachSC news rarely covers any news outside of our state.  However,  when U.S. Investigative Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered at the hands of the Saudi government this past week,  our own concerns increased.   Like many stories we follow, this has been an under-reported news item. Khashoggi is an investigative watchdog and …

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