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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

Attraction Owner Closes Competing Myrtle Beach Attractions

Myrtle Beach Attractions and tourists are both upset about what they call special insider consideration.  Myrtle Beach Attractions choices contintue to be limited to tourists with the exceptions of County Chair owned Wild Water N Wheels, B&C leased properties, and Special Chinese Insider arrangements. _____________________________________________ County Council Chair Mark Lazarus is the …

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MB Chamber Employs Scorched Earth Policies

North Myrtle Beach

The City of North Myrtle Beach Gets The Ongoing Highest Ocean Water Quality Ratings from the S.C. Department Of Health and Environmental Control  (DHEC) The narrative by the Myrtle Beach Chamber keeps changing.  First it was, “these are all lies.”   Now it is “Every other beach is dirty too” …

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2016 Tourists Expected Down By 2 Million Visitors


Myrtle Beach Tourists Down Myrtle Beach Tourists down as a result of ongoing political corruption, High Crime, a non “family friendly” atmosphere, dated and condemned properties, and ongoing elevated levels of unsafe beach water bacteria.   In his comments (ON VIDEO BELOW) concerning fewer tourists,  Brad Dean [Myrtle Beach Area Chamber] can be …

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Did City Officials Just Use Tax Dollars To Buy A New Tax?

The Oceanfront Merchants Association (OMA) are a collective of shops, restaurants, hotels, and bars located in the area formerly known as the Myrtle Beach pavilion. Last week,  Mayor Rhodes accepted an apology from the group.   The group’s previous,  highly regarded leader ran for City Council last Fall expressing a need to …

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Market Common Master Plan Scrapped For Political Insiders

“When will city government start working for the will of the people versus the will of their political insiders?” asked Veril Anderson Legendary basketball coach,  John Wooden is famously quoted as saying, “If you fail to plan,  plan to fail.“ ___________________________________________ Yesterday,  Myrtle Beach Mayor, City Manager, and City Council …

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Greed From Area Officials Shuts Down Popular Myrtle Beach Attraction

Sky Dive Myrtle Beach

As SkyDive Myrtle Beach was founded by a “red blooded” Military Veteran,   he recognized a shake down when he spotted one… ____________________________________________ The thrill attraction SkyDive Myrtle Beach has remained on every Myrtle Beach tourist’s adventure must do bucket list for the past few years. Millennials love it as do Gen Xer’s and …

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Grande Dunes Residents Want A Quiet Neighborhood

“He has completely sold out and does not work for any of us.  John Rhodes has no chance of getting re-elected if my vote counts,” said one Grande Dunes resident. _____________________________________________________________ The Sun News of Myrtle Beach recently published an article that portrayed Grande Dunes homeowners as a group “up in …

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