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GROUP SAYS NO TO $30 MILLION ANNUALLY FOR I-73

Horry County is considering diverting most of its hospitality tax revenue to one political project for years to come: the unneeded and costly I-73. At a special meeting tomorrow, Horry County Council will introduce a resolution to use 72 percent of the county’s hospitality fee revenue ($30 million ANNUALLY) for the construction of …

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MyrtleBeachSC News Attacked By City Again

Gordon Hirsch

IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR, EMPLOYEES ARE EVALUATED, GRADED AND DISMISSED FOR POOR PERFORMANCE.  WHY SHOULDN’T GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES BE HELD TO THOSE SAME STANDARDS? The City of Myrtle Beach attacked MyrtleBeachSC news once again today.  It is the latest attack among many over the past, few years. A post by City …

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Is Tomorrow’s Tax Workshop A P.R. Smokescreen?

Mark Lazarus

Tomorrow a special Horry County tax referendum workshop meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m.  Residents are invited to attend the workshop at the Horry County Courthouse located at 1301 Second Ave. Conway, S.C. A non-binding tax referendum is being floated by Horry County Council for the November general ballot.  …

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Psychosis: Power of the Myrtle Beach and Horry County Councils

After years of study social scientists and researchers have finally been able to put a finger on exactly what many in today’s leadership in government have become in relationship to the common citizens. The term has been bandied about as the new catch phrase concerning personal relationships, but after some …

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After Commissioning New Study, City Manager’s Competence Questioned

John Pedersen

After several years of high profile missteps, and his single minded, personal focus on a big government fix for Myrtle Beach downtown re-development, merchants are now seriously considering approaching Mayor Brenda Bethune and City Hall demanding the resignation of City Manager John Pedersen.  A collective group of merchants believe he …

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