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Surfside Beach will elect a new mayor on Nov. 5th

Surfside Beach Town Hall

On November 5, 2019, Surfside Beach will be electing a new mayor. After a season of ongoing, high profile, front page, negative news articles about the town, current Mayor Bob Childs chose not to run for re-election. Resident concerns take center stage Recently, the relationship between Mayor Childs and Surfside …

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County Council drops gun discharge ban ordinance

Chad Caton

Horry County Council witnessed one contentious resident escorted out of chambers by county police last night as issues stirred around a controversial gun discharge ban ordinance. The ordinance was drafted by Horry County Councilman Dennis DeSibato. “I’m Fired Up” broadcaster Chad Caton spoke, asking Horry County Council to please respect …

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The Myrtle Beach Timeshare Trap

Timeshare trap

In 2019, timeshare sales and rentals now make up more than half of all vacation sales in Myrtle Beach. Tourists who book trips on travel sites often unknowingly reserve unused timeshare properties. These tourists are then enticed to take a tour with that same timeshare group. For decades oceanfront resorts …

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Conservation luncheon to honor William Holiday


Annual Green Tie Luncheon Honors Legislators, Influential South Carolinian Conservationists COLUMBIA, S.C. – Conservation Voters of South Carolina will host its 11th annual Green Tie Luncheon September 18, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom at Historic 701 Whaley. This year’s House Conservation Leadership honorees are …

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Investigative Series begins September 16th


MyrtleBeachSC news begins its 3 part series into the Timeshare Industry starting September 16th. Well known companies including Wyndham, Starwood, Westgate, RCI, Holiday Inn Club and Bluegreen Vacations all sell timeshares on a daily basis. Myrtle Beach vacationers have either heard their pitch or been offered free vacations to hear …

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Bernie Sanders “Free” promises hit similar tone as city’s

Bernie Sanders

Democratic Socialist Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made his “give us free” pitch in Myrtle Beach, S.C. this afternoon. Promising “free” universal healthcare for all, “free” college tuition, “free” cancellation of all student debt, and “free” campaign financing for anyone running for public office, Sanders spoke in front of a small …

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I 73 – The road no one is willing to pay for

I 73

Horry County Council voted 9-1 today to postpone canceling its contract with the S.C. Department of Transportation until December. Chairman Gardner stated that he expected the City of Myrtle Beach and other municipalities to come to the table with a financial commitment within 90 days or the contract would be …

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