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Locals Say “Not So Fast” On Beach Re-Nourishment Funding

Myrtle Beach Leaders

SHOWN CLOCKWISE FROM CENTER IN PHOTO: Lindsey Graham, Mark Lazarus, John Rhodes, Marilyn Hatley, Mike Mahaney, Chris Eldridge, John Napier, Justin Powell, John Pedersen, Brad Dean, Duane Parrish. Locals Say No To Beach Re-Nourishment Funding A group of Horry County locals, who plan to meet tonight at Longbeards,  are saying …

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Mayor Says City Never Planned For Carolina Forest

Carolina Forest

Locals call for Free Parking Meeting At Longbeards  September 27th.  6 p.m. City Planning Questioned.  Mayor Says City Never Planned For Carolina Forest. “The City of Myrtle Beach never planned for the growth of Carolina Forest, ” Mayor Rhodes told locals at a recent town hall forum. Locals are upset about …

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Residents Beg City Leaders For Help

Beach Blast

Residents Beg  Mayor and City Council For Help And Understanding   Myrtle Beach media watched residents beg Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes and City Council for help on Tuesday night.  Mayor Rhodes announced new annual oceanfront parking fees of $300 per county resident.  These annual fees will be required for all county residents who wish …

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Resident Says End Tourism Development Tax

Tourist Tax

  End Tourism Development Tax, says local leader. Contrary to media reports (with the exception of MyrtlebeachSC.com) the Tourism Development Tax (TDF) aka Tourism Tax has NOT been extended yet from 2019 to 2029 because the Myrtle Beach City Council has not voted to extend it. Based on my discussions …

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Councilmen And Mayor Argue With Local Residents

Myrtle Beach City Council

City Council Expresses Impatience With Local Residents Wayne Gray, John Rhodes, Randal Wallace, Mike Lowder and Mary Jeffcoat Hold Contentious Meeting With Residents   At a Myrtle Beach town hall forum last night city council got into a contentious exchange with area residents.  The issue concerned paid beach parking. Wayne Gray, John …

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Town Hall Forum – Overcoming Corrupt Systems

Thanks Beach

TOWN HALL FORUM – An opportunity for City Government to Sell Agenda This week,  I arrived home from Texas.  Brad Dean, of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber, and John Rhodes also came home from China. We all arrived to news reported by one corporate news channel touting a record summer posted by the …

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