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8:32 am on Thursday June 26, 2014

Myrtle Beach city leaders work on law to put in more cell towers

via WMBF News People who have trouble with cell service in Myrtle Beach are not alone. The Myrtle Beach City Council wants to make a change to make cell phone service more reliable. Council voted unanimously on the first reading of an ordinance that...
12:44 am on Tuesday June 17, 2014

Myrtle Beach City Council approves sand volleyball court budget

The City of Myrtle Beach is one step closer to installing sand volleyball courts - $300,000 for the sand volley ball court has been approved in the City's budget, but those plans can't move forward until the city comes to an agreement with the...
9:04 am on Thursday June 5, 2014

Myrtle Beach council exploring ways to fund performing arts center without raising taxes

Myrtle Beach City Council members on Tuesday discussed options to move forward with the construction of a proposed performing arts center that would not require them to raise taxes. Almost 54 percent of city voters in November supported a referendum...
12:05 pm on Monday May 5, 2014

Myrtle Beach city leaders plan boardwalk expansion

It's official. City Leaders have plans to expand the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk in the downtown area. On Friday, the Downtown Redevelopment Corporation held a meeting with key stakeholders to discuss the revitalization of the downtown area. Among the...
9:09 am on Tuesday March 25, 2014

Council to consider banning Ocean Boulevard parking in downtown Myrtle Beach year-round

via The Sun News: Parking on a portion of Ocean Boulevard could be suspended year-round if Myrtle Beach City Council approves a motion on Tuesday. However, most members of the Oceanfront Merchants Association said they would like to see parking...
10:38 pm on Sunday February 2, 2014

Proposal to close Ocean Boulevard to vehicles not popular with Myrtle Beach City Council, business owners

Those who were hoping to see a Bourbon Street type of pedestrian area on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach might not get their wish. Mayor John Rhodes asked members of the Downtown Redevelopment Corp. last month to consider closing Ocean Boulevard to...
7:54 am on Thursday January 16, 2014

Alternatives considered for golf course that costs Myrtle Beach $250,000

Tuesday Myrtle Beach City Council discussed different options for using the 200 acre space where Whispering Pines Golf Course is located. Officials say the city owned golf course has continually lost on average $250,000 in the last several years.
2:20 pm on Wednesday January 15, 2014

Myrtle Beach places moratorium on Adult Entertainment Businesses; review current ordinances

On Tuesday, Myrtle Beach City Council voted to put a moratorium on any new adult themed business that look to locate to the city. City leaders say the moratorium will be in place until they have enough time to look at and possibly revise their...
10:03 am on Tuesday November 19, 2013

Leaders hope to bring Boeing plant to Horry County

County officials say they will pursue the huge Boeing 777X project that may move from the Seattle area. After a joint delegation meeting Monday between the Myrtle Beach City Council and Horry County Council, Horry County leaders announced that they...
11:10 am on Saturday September 21, 2013

'The Toxic Gospel', a letter in support of local charity & compassion

The below op-ed is written by Deacon Peter M. Casamento, the Executive Director, Community Kitchen of Myrtle Beach as a response to the recent changes in policies and philosophies on helping those in need in the city of Myrtle Beach. For more...