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Myrtle Beach Ocean Water Quality: Code Yellow

The highly regarded Smithsonian Magazine has now teamed up with the Natural Resources Defense Council in rating the quality of all beaches across America.   The NRDC tests beaches ongoing to determine if high levels of bacteria exist in the beach water on the beachfront.   On the map below:  Green means good …

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Downtown Redevelopment – Merchants Expect New Tax Announced

Most small business owners we spoke with are concerned that the city will use the leverage of oceanfront hotels (property managers) to force the tax upon them.   Reports are that a tax increase for landowners will be announced at a meeting called by the Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation this …

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GAMBLING ON Sports Tourism

  The City of Myrtle Beach now has a new sports complex.   The complex was built to facilitate a type of tourism that North Myrtle Beach is also hoping to see growth in.    Did you know…  The economic impact from sports tourism in the City of Myrtle Beach totaled …

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Myrtle Beach Heads To The Polls

All American eyes will be on the state of South Carolina,  as republicans in  Myrtle Beach head for the polls. Over 25% of local residents we spoke with at Market Common,  Myrtle Beach’s largest residential community, say they are still undecided as to what candidate they will vote for. Politicians have …

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City Mourns Passing Of Local Icon

City residents, state residents, state congressmen, senators, our Myrtle Beach Mayor, and national figures today are all expressing their sadness at the news of the passing of Clay Brittain Jr. Clay Brittain Jr. was a Myrtle Beach icon,  who helped found such recognized organizations as Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday.  He was a key member in the former Myrtle …

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While Tensions Mount – Investments Grow

In Myrtle Beach,  Founders Development LLC, (Chinese investment group),  has now purchased over $645,000.00 of residential land in the Black Creek subdivision.  The land was purchased on February 17th. _____________________________ The U.P.I. reported yesterday that China opposes the deployment of a U.S. Missile anti-defense system in South Korea. The News report stated: …

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