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With Tourism Down Local Leader Says End Tourist Tax

Tourist Tax

Local Resident Rights leader says End Tourist Tax in a blistering address. TOURISM DOWN 43% June 2016 Residents say improve the Myrtle Beach brand before giving money to the Myrtle Beach Chamber. With tourism down city-wide over 40% this  June 2016  Residents Rights leader, Ann Dunham  addressed the mayor and city …

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Reese Boyd Will Bring Needed Change To Myrtle Beach

Reese Boyd

Tomorrow,  June 28th, SC Senate District 34 will have a run off election. District S.C. 34 starts north at the end of the Myrtle Beach State Park and runs through Georgetown, S.C. all the way to Mcclellanville, S.C. Reese Boyd is running against Stephen L. Goldfinch, Jr. who currently holds office …

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Senator Rankin’s Tax Bill Hurts Carolina Forest Residents

Carolina Forest

Luke Rankin Myrtle Beach Senator Introduced This Tax Extension. Carolina Forest residents are paying this $300 million tourist tax at businesses inside Carolina Forest. Yet, residents get no real estate tax relief. A bill introduced by District 33 Senator Luke Rankin this past February 25th,  disproportionately hurts residents of the …

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Area On 24th North 3 Times Above Safe Bacteria Levels

Breakers Resort Reading June 7th

  SECOND HIGH READING FOR AREA 3 BLOCKS NORTH OF BREAKERS RESORT IN LESS THAN ONE MONTH The June 7th Bacteria reading for 24th Ave. North was a 364.  This number is 3 times the recommended safe swimming level by the Department of Health and Environmental Control.  While Breakers Resort is …

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CBS TV 13 Reports On Myrtle Beach DHEC Swim Advisories

Swim Advisory

Update June 8th:  24th Avenue North Area Tests 3 Times Above Safe “Is is fair to ask that Myrtle Beach should never have even one unsafe reading from our ocean waters?  Our children and grandchildren play in these waters.  We should put these Myrtle Beach water issues ahead of any marketing concerns.” …

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Leaders Ponder Slow Season & Tourist Taxes

Slow Beach day

  Local merchants, including those at the downtown Walmart,  told us business slower than normal first week of Summer 2016. Tourism lobby nervous about Summer 2016  numbers. On Friday,  Mayor John Rhodes spoke publicly  about a new $300 million tourist tax  city council is scheduled to pass this month by  2/3rds majority vote. …

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