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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


Horry County Council voted 9 to 2 tonight to terminate the employment of Chris Eldridge, former Horry County Administrator. County Chairman Johnny Gardner abstained from the vote. Eldridge was believed to be a divisive element in county government working to smear Chairman Gardner on his inauguration day last December 20th. …

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County to Tourism Lobby – talk to your mayor!

The tourism lobby showed up in force tonight at Horry County Council. Brittain Resort Hotel owner – Matthew Brittain, Grandstrand Business Alliance Head – Steve Chapman, Defender Resorts- Ken McKelvey, Seaside Resorts – Chris Schroff, SCDOT Commissioner Tony Cox, Myrtle Beach Chamber Board President – Matt Klugman, and former chairman …

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Holy Week – listings of all oceanfront Sunrise Services

Easter Worship & Sunrise Services Looking for places to worship on Easter Sunday? Below is a list of churches offering sunrise services on the beach. It’s a unique and moving experience. Mom and Dad, Easter egg hunts along the coast are listed at bottom below. Oceanfront Sunrise Services Palmetto Pointe …

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I-73 Hypocrisy – Always about money

Opinion One of Mayor Bethune’s closest political allies, former Horry County Chairman Mark Lazarus championed and worked to extend a sunset 1.5% county-wide hospitality tax in 2017. The continued funding was to be allocated to building I-73. While our news organization cried foul, Mayor John Rhodes (mayor of Myrtle Beach …

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S.C. establishment works to blunt constitutional carry

Few in Horry County have heard the names of Rep. Jonathon Hill of Anderson or Rep. Josiah Magnuson of Spartanburg. Yet these are the faces of the new conservative movement now also taking shape in Horry County. Hill sponsored the very popular constitutional carry bill which stalled this month in …

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How MBACC wins state grants – is this criminal?

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber

Publishers Note: With the S.C. Statehouse in session, much has been made about angry resident language towards S.C. legislators. One key legislator publicly stated yesterday that he was afraid of some constituents on what he called the “far” right. We offer the below re-printed investigative report by the Nerve. In …

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