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Younger Bikers Largely Stayed Home

Black Bike Week

The Myrtle Beach bike loop was once again not employed Saturday night. Saturday also featured numerous flashing hotel vacancy signs along Ocean Boulevard and fewer bikers than the anticipated 100,000 cruising the strip. City of Myrtle Beach officials believed the loop was not necessary. From covering the entire Grand Strand …

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Black Bike week traffic and numbers down in city

Black Bike Week

Black Bike week traffic was light on Ocean Boulevard Friday night. By 10.p.m., the City of Myrtle Beach Police Department cancelled the 23 mile bike loop. The loop was put into place to control traffic flow. As the event is held in Atlantic Beach, many Myrtle Beach residents believe bikers …

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SCDOT Commissioner silent on Hospitality funding war

Tony Cox

The fued between Horry County Council and the Horry County League of Cities is certainly not hospitable. At issue is a 1.5% hospitality tax. Former Horry County Council Chairman Mark Lazarus extended that 20 year tax in May 2017. The tax was extended into perpetuity. The tax brought in over …

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