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Parking ordinance passes 1st reading over town’s objections

Surfside Beach

Residents filled town council in Surfside Beach last night in opposition to the town’s proposed new parking fee ordinance. Two candidates running for Surfside Beach Town Council, Cindy Keating and Michael Drake, each addressed the current town council. Drake asked council to consider delaying any future contracts or agreements that …

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Surfside Beach will elect a new mayor on Nov. 5th

Surfside Beach Town Hall

On November 5, 2019, Surfside Beach will be electing a new mayor. After a season of ongoing, high profile, front page, negative news articles about the town, current Mayor Bob Childs chose not to run for re-election. Resident concerns take center stage Recently, the relationship between Mayor Childs and Surfside …

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Wednesday Water Cooler Hardee sign removed after residents call in

Watercooler

At this past Wednesday’s Water Cooler, Dave Schwartz of the FREEDOM ACTION NETWORK encourages residents to demand John Hardee way sign be removed after Hardee’s conviction. “DOT records provided to The Nerve this week show that the commission has approved at least nine road- or bridge-naming resolutions since September 2016. …

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County Council drops gun discharge ban ordinance

Chad Caton

Horry County Council witnessed one contentious resident escorted out of chambers by county police last night as issues stirred around a controversial gun discharge ban ordinance. The ordinance was drafted by Horry County Councilman Dennis DeSibato. “I’m Fired Up” broadcaster Chad Caton spoke, asking Horry County Council to please respect …

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The Myrtle Beach Timeshare Trap

Timeshare trap

In 2019, timeshare sales and rentals now make up more than half of all vacation sales in Myrtle Beach. Tourists who book trips on travel sites often unknowingly reserve unused timeshare properties. These tourists are then enticed to take a tour with that same timeshare group. For decades oceanfront resorts …

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