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Mayor Retha Pierce found guilty on traffic charge

Atlantic Beach Mayor Retha Pierce in court Tuesday (Source: WMBF News Photographer Ian Dorety) Atlantic Beach Mayor Retha Pierce in court Tuesday (Source: WMBF News Photographer Ian Dorety)

ATLANTIC BEACH, SC (WMBF) After spending a full day in court for a jury trial, Atlantic Beach Mayor Retha Pierce was found guilty of the traffic charge brought against her in November of last year.

Tuesday afternoon a jury found Pierce guilty of driving left of center after a North Myrtle Beach Police officer pulled her over for driving on the wrong side of the road on November 22, 2011.

Pierce was ordered to pay a fine of $237.50 following the verdict.

The controversial mayor is no stranger to the courtroom. You can read about Pierce's previous arrests by clicking the stories in the box above.

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