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I-73 Response: County says city of MB mismanaged monies for decades

In defense of a lawsuit filed by the City of Myrtle Beach, Horry County officials responded saying, “While the Defendant [Horry County] has worked to better the entire community, the City [Myrtle Beach] has apparently mismanaged its own budget, and now the City seeks to circumvent state law to shore …

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Myrtle Beach loses a legend

Wilson Baker Springs was a key founder of the Ponderosa Group. If Myrtle Beach ever hopes to build a future as bright as its early past, we will need great men of integrity and vision like Wilson Baker “Teedie” Springs, his family, and his contemporaries. Wilson Baker Springs, 91, passed …

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How today became international government accountability day

“The dictates of our nation state that authority comes from God. It is given to the public at large. The people then give limited amounts of this authority to elected officials, who then give even more limited authority to bureaucrats who work for elected leaders.” Last August, I decided to …

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FIRED

Horry County Council voted 9 to 2 tonight to terminate the employment of Chris Eldridge, former Horry County Administrator. County Chairman Johnny Gardner abstained from the vote. Eldridge was believed to be a divisive element in county government working to smear Chairman Gardner on his inauguration day last December 20th. …

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County to Tourism Lobby – talk to your mayor!

The tourism lobby showed up in force tonight at Horry County Council. Brittain Resort Hotel owner – Matthew Brittain, Grandstrand Business Alliance Head – Steve Chapman, Defender Resorts- Ken McKelvey, Seaside Resorts – Chris Schroff, SCDOT Commissioner Tony Cox, Myrtle Beach Chamber Board President – Matt Klugman, and former chairman …

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