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Bob Hellyer elected Surfside Beach Mayor

Bob Hellyer

MyrtleBeachSC news can now call Bob Hellyer the winner in the Surfside Beach Mayoral race. Hellyer received 566 votes, while challenger, former councilwoman Julie Samples, received 495. Town Council Paul Holder, Michael Drake and Cindy Keating took the Town Council elections. Holder was the top vote-getter with 704 votes, while …

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Can we please just wall off The City of Myrtle Beach?

Myrtle Beach Wall

OPINION Yesterday, the Horry County Elections commission confirmed what Tuesday’s votes showed. Democrat Mike Chestnut garnered over 2500 votes in the Myrtle Beach city election. Chestnut gained the most votes of any candidate running. The two conservative candidates lost dismally to all Democrats running. “West Coast” minded candidates (John Krajc …

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The positive side of Surfside Beach politics

Bob Hellyer

Bob Hellyer is a Surfside Beach resident and former Magistrate Judge of Judges from the D.C. area, namely Virginia. Many locals tell us they have become jaded about politics today. Especially with news, like we expect to see dropped by the State Newspaper this morning. A group of industry millionaires …

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