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Myrtle Beach council hopes to avoid tax hike, despite giving it initial approval

A property tax hike to fund new police officer positions in Myrtle Beach was initially approved by city council Tuesday, but elected officials urged staff to make adjustments before it is officially enacted. Council members Mary Jeffcoat, Phil Render, Mike Chestnut and Mayor John Rhodes approved the funding package Tuesday, while Councilman Mike Lowder was absent and Councilman Wayne Gray voted against the budget.

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See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center, the North Myrtle Beach Jail, and the Georgetown County Detention Center. These mug shots are provided by law enforcement agencies and are public information. If charges are expunged or dismissed, The Sun News will remove the mug shot for free. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center, the North Myrtle Beach Jail, and the Georgetown County Detention Center. These mug shots are provided by law enforcement agencies and are public information. If charges are expunged or dismissed, The Sun News will remove the mug shot for free. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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