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David Hucks

Born in 1961, David is a 12th generation descendant of the area we now call Myrtle Beach, S.C. David attended Coastal Carolina University and like most of his family, has never left the area. David is the lead journalist at MyrtleBeachSC.com

Was 2018 Like 1968?

2018 will long be remembered locally as a turning point year in all things Horry County.  While 1968 was different in many ways,  these two years hold one key change ingredient in common. Life Magazine Named 1968 “The Year That Changed The World” On November 5, 1968, Richard M. Nixon …

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Myrtle Beach Named Among 5 Best Family Fishing Locations

Fishing Booker has named its top 5 best S.C. family fishing vacation spots and Myrtle Beach was ranked 2nd.  Their findings can be read as below. With picturesque lakes and beaches, charming towns, and unforgettable sunsets, South Carolina is every traveler’s ultimate fantasy. Blessed with countless natural treasures and unparalleled …

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Humane Society Dedicates Puppy Playground

The Grand Strand Humane Society dedicated a new puppy plaground located just off Joe White Avenue behind MyrtleWaves Waterpark today. Grand Strand Humane Society exists to improve the quality of life for companion animals by providing shelter and care to the lost, homeless, helpless and unwanted animals of our community. …

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100 CCU Students Register For Empowered Conference In 2 Hours

Friday night, over one hundred students at Coastal Carolina University registered for the Empowered Conference.  The Empowered Conference is a grass roots, county-wide conference held to Empower local Horry County residents.   Empowered Conference Among the featured speakers will be President Trump’s key adviser Corey Lewandowski.  https://www.myrtlebeachsc.com/empowered Seating is limited, but …

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Myrtle Beach Holiday Shopping

Traveling During the Holidays? 5 Reasons to Visit Myrtle Beach When people think about a vacation in Myrtle Beach, it typically involves a trip during spring break or over the summer holidays. It seems like this beach town is associated with warm days in the sun or eating ice cream …

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2018 Local Year In Review

The crushing political defeats of Mark Lazarus, Greg Duckworth, and the Tourist Tax in North Myrtle Beach would likely lead in a normal year,  however 2018 was not normal by any means.  The biggest news story of 2018 was the departure of Brad Dean, C.E.O. of the Myrtle Beach Area …

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Courts: Myrtle Beach City Government Now Legally Pursued

John Pedersen

The city of Myrtle Beach is accused of allegedly using police intimidation, city code enforcement and scare tactics before forcing a bar in the Superblock to close its doors.  Lawsuit filed. Another to be filed this month.  Are the predatory tactics used by city leaders finally catching up with them? When …

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