By Paul Gable A special election for Horry County Council chairman this week and in the S.C. 1st Congressional District next week brings to the front the influence of elections by money in politics again. Some startling statistics track over a period from 1974 – 2010 for Congressional elections and [...]Read more ›
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By Paul Gable The Horry County Administration Committee will hear an update at its Friday meeting on plans to hire a law firm to sue the State of South Carolina if the General Assembly passes legislation to outlaw solid waste flow control within the state. The ‘Don’t Tread on Me’ [...]Read more ›
By Paul Gable The S.C. House ended the month of January by passing third reading on the Business Freedom to Choose Act (H3290), which would make Horry County’s solid waste flow control ordinance illegal. The fate of the county’s monopoly on solid waste disposal for all solid waste generated in [...]Read more ›
By Paul Gable The Tourism Development Fee, otherwise known as the reverse Robin Hood tourism ad sales tax, is again in the news as Myrtle Beach city and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce officials continue to attempt to justify it. They speak of capital improvement projects and reduced property [...]Read more ›
Horry County Special Interest Groups and I-73 By Paul Gable A superb article published in the Myrtle Beach Sun News today explains the push by Horry County special interest groups for I-73 construction today and the difficulties that road faces in ever being completed. Lobbying, political donations and other special [...]Read more ›
By Paul Gable As the S.C. General Assembly considers legislation this year that would make flow control of the waste stream illegal throughout the state, Horry County government is planning to expand waste operations of the Horry County Solid Waste Authority and carry the fight into the courts to maintain [...]Read more ›