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CNB opens new branch office on Highway 9

Conway National Bank celebrated the Grand Opening of its 14th branch location on Highway 9 recently.

The new branch office is conveniently located at 2380 Highway 9 in Little River.

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Little River Incorporation Questioned

An ad hoc commmittee that's spent many months researching the feasibility of incorporating Little River held the first in a series of town hall meetings for Little River residents to talk about the pros and cons of incorporating.

The first such gathering was held at the North Myrtle Beach high school auditorium and was attended by about 400 Little River residents, most of who appeared to be opposed to incorporating.

We were mostly confused by this first meeting, are trying to figure out what's going on, and are not yet taking sides.

North Myrtle Beach Chamber 8th Annual Dinner

April 4, 2008 -- The North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce held its 8th Annual Dinner at the Surf Club in North Myrtle Beach on Friday evening, attended by Senator and Mrs. Dick Elliott, Mayor Marilyn Hatley, and other local dignitaries.

At the dinner, chamber leaders presented four prestigious awards to outstanding local citizens.

Recipents of the 2008 awards went to:
  • Leslie McLamb, Ambassador of the Year
  • Cakes by the Sea, Small Business of the Year
  • Cheryll Wilber, Volunteer of the Year
  • Jim Hulen, Distinguished Service

Joint Chamber Business After Hours for Seacoast Medical Center Expansion Announcement

The Little River and North Myrtle Beach Chambers held a joint Business After Hours at Seacoast Medical Center in Little River on March 18, 2008.

The event was sponsored by Loris Healthcare and Seacoast Medical Center to announce the upcoming expansion of the Little River medical center.

Expansion plans include 50 additional beds at the Little River facility.

NMB Chamber lands new president

The North Myrtle Beach Chamber now has a new CEO and president: Marc Jordan, pictured at right. Jordan moved into his position on March 3rd, 2008.

Jordan has reportedly had a stellar 33-year-career with multiple chamber leadership positions.

He and wife Vicky relocated to our beach from Lynchburg, Virginia, and we talked with them at the chamber offices on Friday, March 7th, 2008.

Watch the video of Marc Jordan as he takes his new position with the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, and talks with myrtle beach TV about the area as he sees it.

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Local Gal Loses 13 Inches of Hair in Bet

Gal loses 13 inches of hair in bet

No kidding. Find out why, how, and watch the video as thirteen inches of her hair are cut off.


Another Mega Development coming to MB

Another multi-million dollar redevelopment coming to Myrtle Beach Looks like a $300 million residential, commercial, hotel, and recreation project is being planned adjacent to the Hard Rock Park, according to stock news released about one of the investing companies, Polar Investments Ltd.

Horry County records show New Step Partners, LLC, purchased the property in October 2007.

*Based on county records, the black area is myrtle beach TV's best guess and crude estimation of land purchased for the new development.


What's really going on behind the CCU Arena controversy?

The Coastal Educational Foundation, who terminated the lease agreement with Coastal Carolina Arena, LLC, aren't talking.

So we talked with Tom Herron, a consultant for the investment group behind the arena, about how the vision of an arena became concrete plans, and how those plans came to a sudden halt after years of work on the project.

Hear the history of the CCU arena project, including the steps at local, regional, and state level, the innovative financing plan, and more, during the talk with Scott Perez, Bill McKown, and Tom Herron in Episode 22.


HB Spokes Update

Larry Fowler, owner of the popular local club HB Spokes, told us he would be open for the Fall Bike Week, or the Pilgrimage, by using outdoor bars and tents.

The bar was destroyed in an early morning fire on September 10th, just a few weeks before the highly anticipated Fall event.



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Read current news online at the Myrtle Beach Herald or the Weekly Surge alternative weekly paper.

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