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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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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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County Bureaucrats Defiant At Council Meeting

A defiant and embattled Horry County Attorney Arrigo Carotti addressed County Council today firing a shot at incoming Chairman Johnny Gardner. “I would advise the County Council Chairman not to act in any way that might be perceived as a conflict of interest,” said Carotti. Carotti and Horry County Administrator …

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How A Penny Tax Killed Myrtle Beach

The Penny Tax: America was founded demanding liberty from just this type of tax. Horry County Council, Myrtle Beach City Council, and the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce [MBACC] have each extolled the virtues of the penny tax in paying for items like roads and advertising. One example, the …

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City Manager Belittles Residents Online

Myrtle Beach City Manager John Pedersen finished the year by continuing to spar with local residents online. In a bizarre thread that MyrtleBeachSC news first covered on December 30th, the city manager has since belittled, mocked and participated in what can only be called an un-professional dialogue on social. Pedersen …

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2018 state-wide court filings show that the City of Myrtle Beach is the most sued city government in the state (for any city of its size). A large portion of those legal challenges were filed by the city’s own merchants. Horry County Council cut off funding for the city managed …

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