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Local Merchant Speaks About Heavy Handed City Government

Myrtle Beach local cigar store owner, John E Senese, posted on Facebook his concerns over the recent Myrtle Beach City Government planned overlay along Ocean Boulevard. A group that includes City Manager John Pedersen, Mayor Brenda Bethune, and spokesperson for the group, bar owner Larry Bond are working to limit …

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Why Residents & Merchants Must Attend Tuesday’s City Council Meeting

Bethune Pedersen

OPINION Know how a mountain begins? A molehill. Tomorrow Myrtle Beach City Government is expected to plant the molehill that will quickly mushroom into a mountain. That mountain will bury us all. A select few powerful people in Myrtle Beach have never liked certain businesses and the people who run them. Now, officials …

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DRC Leader Buying Up Downtown Land

Pyade Hotels

The Downtown Redevelopment Corporation (DRC) is the oddest of hybrids.  It certainly is not government.  While it is a private corporation, the DRC is owned by the city of Myrtle Beach.  It is funded with parking meter monies collected in downtown Myrtle Beach.  On an average year,  the parking meter …

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“I Work For The Mayor” Resident Posts Vulgar Rant Online

Self proclaimed City Of Myrtle Beach?/Mayor Bethune employee Richard Perry went after area residents online today. The anger laced comments were aimed at local residents Perry told to go back to Yankeeville. Update:  We are being informed that Mr. Perry may work for City Owned Whispering Pines.   Chip Smith of …

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LONGS AREA LAND DECISION DELAYED

Horry County Council is delaying a decision on approving a 600 acre track of land development along Highway 905.  Second reading of the measure was to come before County Council for approval this Tuesday, August 14th. Horry County resident Sharon Pollard spoke of the vote earlier this week when all …

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Headed To Court

Pederson Bond Bethune

Family values may soon be spot enforced in Myrtle Beach on Ocean Boulevard if Myrtle Beach City Council approves a second reading which will prohibit CBD oils, tobacco, alternative nicotine, vapor products, and e-cigarettes.  The ordinance’s main goal is to create a family friendly environment, Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune told …

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