Photo shows the multitudes of beach tents and umbrellas that line the beach July 22, 2010, near Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. As some cities like North Myrtle Beach prepare to ban beach tents, others, like Myrtle Beach, say they have no problems because they have always had strict rules in place to keep the tents from blocking lifeguards and other emergency personnel.
Photo shows the multitudes of beach tents and umbrellas that line the beach July 22, 2010, near Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. As some cities like North Myrtle Beach prepare to ban beach tents, others, like Myrtle Beach, say they have no problems because they have always had strict rules in place to keep the tents from blocking lifeguards and other emergency personnel. By Randall Hill / rhill@thesunnews.com
Photo shows the multitudes of beach tents and umbrellas that line the beach July 22, 2010, near Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. As some cities like North Myrtle Beach prepare to ban beach tents, others, like Myrtle Beach, say they have no problems because they have always had strict rules in place to keep the tents from blocking lifeguards and other emergency personnel. By Randall Hill / rhill@thesunnews.com

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