Myrtle Beach


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Myrtle Beach,

resort city (2007 est. pop. 29,970), NE S.C., inc. 1938 as a town, 1957 as a city. Situated on the Grand Strand, a 60-mi (95-km) stretch of beach between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, Myrtle Beach is a noted vacation and recreation destination as well as a retirement center. The area was originally inhabited by the Waccamaw; in the 18th cent. it was sparsely settled by Europeans. Railroad service to the area opened in 1900 and the town began to grow, with cottages springing up around 1910; enormous growth has taken place since the 1960s. Myrtle Beach State Park is nearby.
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Not to be forgotten regarding this event's popularity is the World's Largest 19th Hole, a nightly feature at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
The 3,936-acre former Air Force base is now home to Myrtle Beach International Airport; over 1,200 new homes; a dozen parks; walking paths and sporting facilities; a golf course; a college; a new technology and aerospace business park; and a centerpiece commercial district called The Market Common, which features various shops, and restaurants.
Kingston Resorts is located on 2,800 linear feet of Atlantic Ocean beachfront in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
A few new epicurean spots have opened or are planning to open at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Recent openings include the Doughnuttery, an innovative, family-owned doughnut shop and Tipsy Scoop, an alcohol infused ice cream and sorbet shop.
GTS Theatre is proud to bring the Dixie Family Comedy Variety Show to Myrtle Beach. A fun filled family friendly show to the Grand Strand for the summer season of 2019.
Stretching from Little River to Pawleys Island and comprising 14 distinct communities, the Myrtle Beach area is home to 60 miles of sandy beaches, an assortment of entertainment and family attractions and golf.
Quagliariello warned that up to 10 inches of rain were still possible in Rock Hill, Florence, Myrtle Beach and areas to the northeast.
Brenda Bethune, the city's mayor, stood by the police department, and told the Myrtle Beach Sun Times:
There are many car title loans companies in Myrtle Beach but we are very established and leading lenders of Myrtle Beach.
As reported in The Sun News in Myrtle Beach, S.C., a jury has ruled in favor of Myrtle Beach area lobbyist Mark Kelley against The Sun News and investigative reporter David Wren on claims Kelley was defamed in articles written in 2010 about campaign contributions made a year earlier.
Carolina Sun May 25, 2014 (Reuters) - Three people were killed and a fourth wounded in a shooting at a oceanfront hotel in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the U.S.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- At least one person was wounded in a shooting on Tuesday at a residence hall of a South Carolina university near the resort area of Myrtle Beach, and authorities were searching for a gunman, the university said.