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Summer Visitors Expected Down By 800,000

Tourism Industry forecasters are now predicting Summer vacationers to Myrtle Beach may be down by as many as 800,000 visitors.   This will mark the first large drop by this many visitors to Myrtle Beach since the 1970s.   Jimmy Carter was in office the last time Myrtle Beach saw …

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Collusion In Myrtle Beach

Tourist Tax

In 2015, as we approach the Summer of year six of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s 1% tourist tax initiative,  I believe this is a great moment to pause and determine how effective the tax has been over its lifespan.  For the record, we did not speak with …

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Myrtle Beach Needs New Focus

Myrtle Beach is facing what technologists call an interruption cycle in the next decade.  This interruption cycle is not a technology one, however.   This disruption will be caused by a dynamic change in racial demographics of the make up of America. Today,  America is still largely made up of …

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The Path

 Matthew 7:21–29 (ESV) “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and …

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Scott Lemons Cares

Scott Lemons,  Myrtle Beach community leader is a person who believes in the value of true investing. Myrtle Beach’s celebrated Street Reach has helped thousands of homeless people who struggle with addictions or have just fallen on hard times. Seeing the problem for what it truly is,  Scott Lemons has …

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The Flood

    Historians have a rule of thumb they follow when encountering stories that are repeated across many cultures which seem to agree on so much. If there are this many facts that agree… the story’s probably true. Therefore it really isn’t that hard to believe the Bible account. Over 270 …

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