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TOURIST TAX CENTRAL IN MAYORAL DEBATE

Crime City Myrtle Beach

QUESTION: If your mother sold heroin and she taught Sunday School, how much money should you spend advertising the fact that she teaches Sunday School? While the above question was not asked at the WPDE Mayoral Debate last night,  questions that centered around Myrtle Beach area crime and advertising dollars …

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TRUTH METER: IS WPDE STATION MANAGER ON CHAMBER BOARD?

Billy Huggins WPDE

During last night’s Myrtle Beach Mayoral debates held on Sinclair Broadcasting owned station, WPDE, candidate Mark McBride was chastised by the moderator for stating WPDE Station Manager Billy Huggins served on the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber Board Of Directors in the advertising committee. The moderator later corrected Candidate McBride stating …

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SuperBlock Library Controversy – Should The City Manager Be Fired?

Chapin Library Controversy

Candidate McBride Calls For The Immediate Firing of John Pedersen, City Manager, DRC Treasurer After News Reports Of Controversies Around SuperBlock Purchases. City Manager Pedersen will be on a month to month contract with the city of Myrtle Beach beginning next week.  His contract renewal was intentionally left off the …

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DESPITE A CITY IN TATTERS – 3 WAYS RHODES STILL GETS RE-ELECTED

Rhodes Smirk

If more than 5,000 people show up at the polls on November 7th,  Mayor Rhodes, Randal Wallace, and Mike Lowder will witness an abrupt end to their longstanding political grip on all things Myrtle Beach. At a mayoral debate on Oct. 26th Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes threatened his challenger, …

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PERMITS SHOW SUPERBLOCK PROPERTY IMPROVEMENTS $1,750 ON $225,000 PROFIT

Superblock Blunder

October 11th DRC SHUTS DOWN MEETING WHEN QUESTIONED Unfounded statement by MB City Manager – “The $100,000 option was negotiated on an unimproved building, while the DRC’s purchase price [$325,000] was negotiated on a building that had been improved, had a usable second floor and had two ongoing businesses in …

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