Amy Prock, the interim police chief of the Myrtle Beach Police Department, will be sworn in as the permanent chief of police on Monday. City spokesman Mark Kruea confirmed that Prock, a 20-year veteran of the department, will be sworn in at 4 p.m. on July 3 at the Ted Collins Law Enforcement Center.
The Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation has been working since the early 2000s to clean up what's known as the South Mixed Use area, between Eighth Avenue North and about First Avenue North.
Coastal Carolina University Dean of Students Travis Overton said the school takes a hard stance on alcohol use on campus, which could be one reason why a recent report found CCU leads U.S. colleges in the number of alcohol arrests and disciplinary actions per ten thousand students.
North Myrtle Beach now has four parking lots where people have to pay to park, but soon, people with property in the city could be able to park in those lots by the beach without paying for it each time.
Thomas Pardue, owner of Tomtom Studio, was forced to move out of the building he was renting for his art studio and gallery next to Nance Plaza, but he found another building for his business along Broadway.
Concessions at Coastal Carolina University baseball games made $170,824.05 during the 35 home games of the baseball season this year. Of that amount, $23,729.25, or nearly 14 percent, was from beer sales alone.
The original fiscal year 2018 budget proposed in March didn't include a tax increase, but the budget as proposed right now does suggest raising millage in order to fund additions to the Myrtle Beach Police Department.