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Traffic Loop Biggest Controversy Of 2017 Biker Rally

Ohio tourists traveling from the Landmark Resort to Broadway at the Beach,  on a clear and sunny Sunday afternoon  told our team that the south end of Myrtle Beach had been loud and ugly all day. A rain soaked Sunday night lead to a quieter  Myrtle Beach as the clouds opened up …

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Families Visit Nearby Beaches During Black Bike Week

Traffic Loop

FILM MAKER TO DOCUMENT MYRTLE BEACH BLACK BIKE WEEK A 29 mile traffic loop was hastily put in place downtown Thursday as Myrtle Beach geared up for the annual Myrtle Beach black bike week rally.  The weekend rally generates $36 million in room rentals for the area. Traffic fences and barricades …

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Tests Show Leaders Lied About Water Bacteria

Withers Swash

Tuesday’s bacteria readings taken on 3rd Avenue South Oceanfront at Withers Swash by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental control came in at 44 times unsafe for swimming. This after an April 17th test reading on 67th Avenue North oceanfront came in at 77 times unsafe. Over 53 test readings …

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Police Chief Gall Retires

MBPD

Myrtle Beach Police Chief Warren Gall is retiring right before the busy Myrtle Beach Black Bike Weekend.  His retirement letter below states Thursday, May 27th, but the 27th is actually this coming Saturday.  City officials did confirm that his actual  retirement date is Thursday, May 25th.   It  will come …

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Indicted Representative Helped Local Leaders Stay In Office

Rankin Leatherman Dean Lazarus

The Post and Courier Reported this week: State Rep. Rick Quinn used his public office as a multimillion-dollar money funnel that enriched his family’s powerful political empire while doing the bidding of shadowy corporate interests in the Legislature, prosecutors said Tuesday. Misconduct charges handed down as part of the ongoing …

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With Police Funds Scarce, City Considers $970,000 Tax Credit To HCA

  HCA paid its top executives $41 million in compensation in 2016 Myrtle Beach City Manager John Pedersen presented options at a recent city council meeting which would help secure the area around Ocean Boulevard after a string of eight shootings in April.  Pedersen informed council these needed police officers …

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