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North Myrtle Beach District 104 – Bailey Steps Forward

Bailey Duckworth Race

Gregory Duckworth has something unique that few other local elected officials who vote in lock step with Myrtle Beach Area Chamber C.E.O. Brad Dean don’t have.  Duckworth has a true opponent. The Republican primary race for S.C. District 104 House of Representatives between Gregory Duckworth and William Bailey couldn’t be …

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North Myrtle Beach Residents SAY NO TOURIST TAXES!

No Tourist Tax

North Myrtle Beach residents believe the tourist tax hurts tourism and encourages corruption.  They told MyrtleBeachSC.com that they also believe the advertising model the tax supports is completely out of date.  Today,  North Myrtle Beach residents said no to the TDF (tourist tax) in the strongest way possible. Residents of …

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NMB City Hall

Yesterday, North Myrtle Beach City Council passed a resolution calling for a public referendum regarding the imposition of a Local Option Tourism Development Fee. The public referendum is set for March 6, 2018. All of the city’s registered voters may participate in the referendum. The majority vote will prevail.   Discussion of …

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Three Reasons Bill Griste Jr. Is Good For NMB

Bill Griste For NMB

North Myrtle Beach businessman and restaurant owner Bill Griste Jr is running for North Myrtle Beach City Council. A long standing and well regarded business leader,  Bill Griste Jr. has served the community without fail.  He finds himself in a tightly contested race this coming Tuesday. While North Myrtle Beach …

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At last night’s debate,  put on by the Democratic base of the NAACP, Mayor Rhodes came out like a street fighter looking for a place to insert the knife. Mr. Rhodes was clearly on his home turf.  His largest base of supporters are Matthew Brittain of Brittain Resort Hotels and …

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Myrtle Beach Crime Makes Wall Street Journal

Tidal Wave

Shootings on the boardwalk,  in the area of downtown Myrtle Beach, have made the local news now for more than 2 years ongoing,  with the former police chief retiring in May under duress. Today,  Cameron McWhirter of the Wall Street Journal highlighted the issues for the entire nation. This just …

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