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Rolling the dice on local home flooding

Horry County Flooding

OPINION Why Do We Let Washington Play Vegas Bookmaker on Flooding? If you go into any sports book in Las Vegas to bet on an upcoming game, you’ll find various odds and points spreads based on which team is believed to have a better chance of winning. While there are …

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Horry County Council gets Imagine 2040 right, looks to fix CFA loophole

Imagine 2040

Imagine 2040 is now a law. Residents, county-wide, approved of last night’s vote by Horry County Council. Imagine 2040 took two years of planning and debates. Constant, ongoing pressure from powerful land developers did not stop the plan from passing. As MyrtleBeachSC news published last month, Coastal Carolina University teamed …

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Horry County residents, others demand S.C. Judicial reform

Luke Rankin

Rep. Tommy Stringer, a Greer Republican, is demanding greater accountability from the S.C. Judicial Merit Selection Commission. Stringer believes Judicial Reform is necessary. The committee declined to take any action against the state’s circuit judges over two decades despite more than 1,000 formal complaints. Under state law, six of the …

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Surfside Beach shows as popular new Mayor is sworn in

Bob Hellyer

Surfside Beach Town Hall was packed tonight to witness the swearing in of new Mayor Bob Hellyer. Also sworn in were Michael Drake, Cindy Keating, and Paul Holder. Mayor Hellyer, Councilman Mike Drake and Councilwoman Keating each pledged to begin work on the Surfside Beach pier right away.

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