Little River Resident Asks Dukes To Explain Photos and Family Comments Posted

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David Hucks is a 12th generation descendant of the area we now call Myrtle Beach, S.C. David attended Coastal Carolina University and like most of his family, has never left the area. David is the lead journalist at

Brooksville/Little River resident Derrick Gore stumbled upon a 2015 photo of Jenna Dukes’ father, Denver Stacy, draped in a confederate flag. Dukes is running for Horry County Council District 1.

Today, he went on camera asking the Horry County Council District 1 candidate to explain: her sharing the photo with her father, her own comments, and the timing of these events.

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“Never the wrong time to do the right thing,” Derrick Gore

The confederate flag photo was shared by Dukes just as Governor Nikki Haley scheduled the removal of the Confederate Flag from the State House Capital. The photo was shared by Dukes just weeks after Dylann Roof shot 9 people at a Charleston, S.C. Bible study.

Another article, covered initially by the Burlington, NC TimesNews was later picked up by the Huffington Post. The cover of that article is seen as pictured here:

Denver Stacy, Jenna Dukes’ dad can be seen below commenting on the article and photo of two hooded Klansmen.

Jenna Dukes shared the following photo on her father’s Facebook wall on July 5, 2015 in the midst of the Roof/Confederate Flag national attention.

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As viewers can see, the post was shared from Jenna Dukes to Denver Stacy’s Facebook Wall.

Note the back and forth between Jenna Dukes, her dad, and others on the comments below this picture.

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Jenna Dukes, pictured with father Denver Stacy

Dukes is supported By Developers Including Benjy Hardee

As has been reported by local news outlets, including ours, Dukes campaign is financially supported by developers and friends of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

Developer Benjy Hardee displays Dukes campaign signs on his company work trucks.

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