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8:04 am on Wednesday April 30, 2014

Ni Hao Y'all, again! Myrtle Beach mayor planning second trip to China this year

via The Sun News:  Fresh off of a recent trip to Haikou, China, Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes is planning to return in June as a speaker at the third annual conference of World Cultural Forum in Shanghai. Mayor Rhodes has visited China several...
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...
10:17 am on Friday January 10, 2014

Idea proposed to shut down Ocean Blvd traffic -Um, what?

I'm sure the tourists and local teens will love this...  via WMBF news Cruising the boulevard is part of beach culture, but now city leaders suggest stopping traffic in a certain section of Ocean Boulevard. The idea comes from Mayor John Rhodes...
10:38 am on Wednesday August 14, 2013

Homeless need to pay for their meals? #MYR thinks so.

All or most of Myrtle Beach area charities are being or were forced to join New Directions if they wish to keep recieving funding from the city. New Directions was set up as an, "umbrella organization [...] to coordinate all groups in the city that...
8:58 am on Thursday May 30, 2013

Mayor John Rhodes to seek third term

Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes will run for another term. "I'm not going anywhere. I'm not one that's looking for a higher position somewhere else..."
7:58 am on Tuesday May 14, 2013

MB Mayor Rhodes cited by S.C. Athletic Hall of Fame

The South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame honored Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes with the Willie Jeffries Ambassador Award at Monday’s 53rd annual banquet and induction ceremony at the Columbia Metro Convention Center.