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Flood survivors demand county address these eight concerns

United Flood States

Horry County local April Thomas is a core member of United Flooded States of America. #UnitedFloodedStatesofAmerica The group believes the flooding we experienced last Fall with Hurricane Florence, will, in fact, happen again and again with each future hurricane related event. United Flood States of America wants issues surrounding flooding …

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As activists divide, hiring process transparency becomes critical

Alan Clemmons

On Wednesday at 1 p.m. Horry County Council will interview five candidates for the position of Horry County Administrator. It is the top executive job in the county. The Horry County Administrator will make over $200,000.00 annually, manage one of the largest budgets in the state, and manage among the …

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Jon Caime gets County Admin endorsement from District 14 State Rep

Jon Caime

Laurens County Administrator Jon Caime is one of the five remaining candidates for Horry County Administrator to be interviewed by Horry County Council this coming Wednesday at 1 p.m. William “Jon” Caime became Laurens County Administrator in 2016 and currently resides in Laurens County, S.C. He has previously served as county administrator …

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Leadership vs. Management: Why it matters in Admin hire


Operating a $500 million plus annual budget, leading a team of one of the largest employers in the county, and deciding what resources are a top priority is certainly a job for a leader. Navigating a lawsuit with the City of Myrtle Beach while finding resources to replace the over …

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Gardner brings accountability and transparency to Admin hiring process

Horry County Council

The five candidates interviewing for Horry County Administrator include: S.C House Representative Alan Clemmons, Interim Horry County Administrator Steve Gosnell, Laurens County Administrator William “Jon” Caime, York County Manager William Shanahan, and former Myrtle Beach City Councilman Wayne Gray. County leaders will interview the five candidates starting at 1 p.m. …

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City Insiders – “We are not as bad as tourists say we are.”

Myrtle Beach

There is an old saying in business, “Shop owners often don’t see their own dirt.“ Business consultants say we get used to our environment and we stop seeing ugly things that are obvious to fresh eyes. For this reason, businesses hire outside groups to do consumer evaluations. Such is not …

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