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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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Expressway 31 South Extension update

Highway 31

Traffic impacts weather permitting: The median on Hwy 544, just east of the Hwy 31 bridge and on the northbound ramp, will be closed Friday, June 21 from midnight to 6 a.m.There will be a mobile thermal striping operation in the east and westbound lanes of Hwy 544, including the Hwy …

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Bay Road Closed June 20th

Bay Road

Conway, South Carolina (June 19, 2019)—A section of Bay Road in Horry County will be closed on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Bay Road will be closed between Grand Oak Boulevard and Copper Leaf Drive. Residents in the neighborhoods near this section of the road …

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Carolina Forest Civic Association meets today

Carolina Forest

The June 19th Meeting of the Carolina Forest Civic Association will start at 6 PM at the HCPR Carolina Forest Recreation Center.  There will be a short business meeting and will then move to a Presentation of our Invited Speakers:  HC Council Chair Johnny Gardner and our four (4) Horry …

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Future of I 73 hangs on County and City of MB relationship

I 73

At last night’s meeting Horry County Council voted to ask SCDOT to give the county until Oct. 1 to approve a work plan for I-73. A 1.5% hospitality fee collected by the county, which brought in $41 million annually, was legally challenged by the City of Myrtle Beach earlier this …

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Charlie’s Place Wins Emmy

Charlie's Place

A PBS/ETV documentary on Myrtle Beach’s Charlie’s Place has won a coveted Emmy Award. SChumanities.org says, Charlie’s Place tells an important story of race relations in South Carolina and the history of popular music. The owner of the nightclub Charlie’s Place, Charlie Fitzgerald, welcomed blacks and whites to his club, where they danced and listened …

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