The City of Myrtle Beach actively seeks out grant opportunities to benefit taxpayers and provide a better quality of life for our community. Researching grant opportunities is long-standing practice for city departments. However, a new position has allowed for streamlined applications and recordkeeping, with results in the millions of dollars. In the last few weeks alone, the city has been notified of more than $850,000 in grants.
Need a refresher about when to bring your pelican in and what’s recyclable? Here are helpful tips regarding the City of Myrtle Beach’s curbside solid waste services for residential customers.
The Myrtle Beach Air Force Base redevelopment project was selected to receive a national award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Top officials from the EPA and the US Air Force will be in Myrtle Beach Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. to recognize the team that transformed the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base into the Market Common district and more.
Community volunteers joined Myrtle Beach city staff members recently at a little-known cemetery off Oak Street, adjacent to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. It may not be visible from the street, but it pre-dates everything nearby.
The Myrtle Beach City Council approved a new “Quality of Life” Court during Tuesday’s meeting, October 8. The goal is to hold such a court twice a month to address property maintenance, code enforcement and other nuisance issues which affect the quality of life for residents of the city.
South Carolina law mandates that counties conduct a reassessment of all real properties every five years, and 2019 is a reassessment year for Horry County. If your property value has increased by $1,000 or more since the last reassessment, you will receive a notice from the Horry County Assessor. That notice will tell you three things: the previous taxable value, the new taxable value and the estimated market value of your property.
In 2019, the Myrtle Beach Police Department will present the first session of “Guardian Academy,” a new program for parents, guardians and various other caregivers to provide assistance and access to education and resources. The program’s purpose is to promote, reinforce and strengthen relationships within families, benefiting the young people in our Myrtle Beach community.
For more than 100 years, beach lovers have flocked to the Grand Strand to enjoy the beautiful coastline and warm temperatures. Tourism is, without a doubt, Myrtle Beach’s top industry. However, in recent decades, a specific category of tourism has emerged: sports tourism.
Ever wonder what the namesake is for a Myrtle Beach road, building or park? The city’s collection of namesakes tells the story of our people, growth and progression.
Myrtle Beach residents recently have noticed coyotes roaming in their neighborhoods, with reports of pets being injured or killed. The City of Myrtle Beach is aware of these heartbreaking incidents. With an increase in coyote sightings, the city has scheduled a public meeting on January 30 to provide more information and seek additional help.