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5:27 am on Wednesday May 16, 2012

City of Myrtle Beach looking into making sales tax permanent, borrow money

Remixed from Flickr user Jeff Tabaco The City of Myrtle Beach is considering borrowing money against future sales tax revenue to build a large outdoor venue next to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. The problem is there are only six years left on...
5:48 am on Monday March 19, 2012

City of Conway not interested in helping Carolina Forest water customers

Flickr user Matt Trudeau Even though Carolina Forest remains in unincorporated Horry County, there's a portion of residents that use City of Conway water and sewer.  The City of Conway charges "non-resident" rates to customers outside the city...
10:27 am on Friday November 18, 2011

What should Horry County do with nearly $10 million in found funds?

Flickr user Tony Case We learned from this week's Horry County budget retreat that $9,796,855 "unassigned" funds fell out of the skies. What do we do with it? The Carolina Forest Chronicle's Editor Michael Smith suggests a porition of the money be...
7:17 am on Friday July 22, 2011

Tourism fees and tax collections hit all time high in 2011

Mandy Jansen Tax collections are up, but occupancy numbers are down. What gives? We covered how this could be the case earlier this week. The truth is- nobody knows exactly how many people visit the beach. We can only rely on the data that the...