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9:41 am on Wednesday September 24, 2014

Myrtle Beach raises taxes to pay for Memorial Day weekend security

The Myrtle Beach City Council is raising (property) taxes to help pay for increased security and safety during Memorial Day Weekend 2015...amounts to $8 per year on a $100,000 home.
3:20 pm on Thursday July 31, 2014

Uber drivers cited by Myrtle Beach police

Myrtle Beach police handed out their first citations Saturday night to Uber drivers operating within city limits [...] Three people were given two citations each for Operating without a Business License, which carries a fine of $1,092, and Operating...
8:29 am on Wednesday July 23, 2014

Myrtle Beach Police prepare to cite Uber drivers

Looks like the City of Myrtle Beach will be following in the footsteps of the City of Charleston... via CarolinaLive "Myrtle Beach police are about to crack down on Uber, a ride sharing company that officials say isn't licensed to operate in the...
9:20 am on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Myrtle Beach city leaders invite cab drivers to share opinions of Uber

Local cab company drivers are invited to voice their opinions at a Myrtle Beach council meeting Tuesday [...] Despite the unveil of UberX, Myrtle Beach cab drivers say their business has not been affected.  I overheard a random tourist telling a...
11:53 am on Saturday July 12, 2014

Uber destroys local cab service in one day...apparently...

According to a Saturday morning report by WMBF news local cab companies are some how being destroyed by about 5 local drivers who 'work for' Uber.  "I've had 3 phone calls since 10 o'clock this morning; normally I have 20 to 25," explained Bob...
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...
8:20 am on Friday May 23, 2014

More questions emerge about Myrtle Beach's annexation plans

via My Horry News The two-year-old petition Myrtle Beach officials are using to annex more than 600 acres contains some signatures of people who no longer live in the area and at least one from a person who is dead. The city is planning to hold a...
7:49 am on Monday April 28, 2014

Proposed Myrtle Beach budget includes $125 fee for library subscription -Really?

via The Sun News: Myrtle Beach residents could have to pay a membership fee to use the Chapin Memorial Library if the City Council approves recommendations made Sunday night by city staff at their annual budget retreat. City Council members did not...
7:43 am on Wednesday April 9, 2014

Stormfest returns to Myrtle Beach

Horry County Emergency Management, the city of Myrtle Beach and the National Weather Service team together again for this year's event. The three agencies will host Stormfest 2014 on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the
8:20 am on Tuesday April 8, 2014

Plans for new sign system in Myrtle Beach to include smart phone app

via WMBF News: The City of Myrtle Beach is working to change how you get around with new signage. The new system will replace some of the signs you already see, and make it easier to get around Myrtle Beach. Head to the source at What...