North Myrtle Beach barbershop recognized for almost 70 years of service

Decades-old family business in North Myrtle Beach receives city's "Legacy Award"

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Barbershops have a reputation of not only being a business, but also creating an atmosphere of relaxation and conversation.

Ocean Drive Barber Shop is known as one of the longest-running family businesses in North Myrtle Beach.

To honor its years of service to the community, the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of commerce presented the business with the Legacy Award on Wednesday.

Originally built in 1952, the shop has grown and overcome the strain the economy puts on a local business.

Owner Robert Lewis sees the shop continuing that growth thanks to community support and regular customers.

"I'm just thankful for all of these people and everything everyone has done for us," Lewis said.

The shop is located on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.

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