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With Slow Recovery, Fights With Merchants, Collusion Questions, Will Incumbents Run?

Last October, Wall Street named The City of Myrtle Beach as “Top 25 Cities Not Recovered From Recession”. We covered that here: https://myrtlebeachsc.com/myrtle-beach-ranks-in-top-25-cities-not-recovered-from-recession/ The downtown area has been called a war-zone for the past decade.Homeless vagrants, drug dealers, and prostitutes roam the streets of Chester, Flagg, and Yaupon.The City’s “Big …

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SCDOT Dedicates Street As Brad Dean Way

He left quickly and under a cloud of suspicion. A lawsuit filed by former hotel owner, Karon Mitchel, accused the now former Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce [MBACC] C.E.O., Brad Dean, of funneling over one hundred million dollars to companies set up by Dean and former MBACC employees. AND …

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The Gas Tax Scam: Two Years Later

SC Potholes

Opinion – Dave Schwartz, Freedom Action Network In early 2017 state legislators passed the largest gas tax hike in state history. The House and Senate overwhelmingly voted to increase our taxes at the pump by 72%, progressively adding 12-cents per gallon on top of the 17-cents they were already collecting …

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MORE BANNED ITEMS THAN DURING PROHIBITION

Myrtle Beach Prohibition

The Eighteenth Amendment (Amendment XVIII) of the United States Constitution established the prohibition of “intoxicating liquors” in the United States. The amendment was proposed by Congress on December 18, 1917, and was ratified by the requisite number of states on January 16, 1919. Historians claim the ban of these items lead to the rise of organized …

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Travel Journal Says Avoid Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is featured in TheDiscoverer.com’s latest publication as one of “5 Beaches To Avoid”. The article titled, 5 U.S. Beaches to Visit and 5 to Avoid, can be found here: https://blog.thediscoverer.com/5-us-beaches-to-visit-and-5-to-avoid/ Says travel writer, Jim Stewart, Myrtle Beach used to be the gem of South Carolina beaches. It was …

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DRC SELLS SUPERBLOCK PROPERTIES TO CITY

On October 24th, Lauren Clever, Executive Director of the Downtown Redevelopment Corporation (DRC), sold parcels previously purchased by the DRC to the City of Myrtle Beach. The total parcels listed below were sold to the city for $3,287,091.88.  The register of deeds on that transaction can be seen here.

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Richardson Sworn In As HCS Chairman

Ken Richardson

Tonight, Ken Richardson, possibly the most qualified person in the history of Horry County Schools was sworn in as Horry County School Board Chairman. Loved throughout the county, Ken Richardson garnered 82,000 votes last November in the general election. The HCS facility was packed. Local officials including Horry County Treasurer …

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