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While NMB, Surfside, Pawleys Island thrive, city tourism down

Myrtle Beach

The pattern of 3 night “weekend only” stays in Myrtle Beach hotels continues this July. The City of Myrtle Beach attracts what marketing experts call lowest common denominator, budget-minded tourists. This just days after the July 4th week holiday, peak summer. Vacancy signs were lit from the north end of …

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Ocearch tracks sharks for Summer beach goers

Tiger Shark

Worried about coming face to face with sharks in the water on this Summer’s vacation. The website Ocearch ( https://www.ocearch.org/tracker/?list ) tracks sharks, alligators, seals, and whales globally. OCEARCH is a non-profit organization and a recognized world leader in generating critical scientific data related to tracking and biological studies of …

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Lazarus error will likely cost Horry County Schools $20 million

Insiders For McMaster

Opinion In 2017, Horry County Council Chairman Mark Lazarus (and county council) extended a 1.5% Hospitality Tax into perpetuity. At the time, MyrtleBeachSC news wrote, “This tax is being extended illegally. Chairman Lazarus chose to do this without consent from the voters. This works against the best interests of the …

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City of NMB puts out press release on County Hospitality Tax

NMB Council

RESULTS – SPECIAL MEETING CALLED JULY 2 CITY COUNCIL During a Special Called July 2 Meeting, the North Myrtle Beach City Council met in executive session for a detailed legal briefing and strategy discussion on Judge William Seals’ June 21, 2019 Order On Motions For Preliminary Injunction In Relation To …

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