Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Time to unwind red tape, limit unnecessary government

Amidst all that is happening in Washington, D.C., lately, one major change is being overlooked: an effort to undo excessive bureaucratic oversight and red tape. While this story may not attract much attention, it could prove to be one of the more impactful efforts political leaders in Washington undertake this year.

Letters to the Editor

Divided, we may actually fall

The slogan, “United we stand, divided we fall,” is coming into play, especially the latter. The world is scratching its head. After all, Vladimir Putin accomplished this by hacking and Citizen Trump (President Donald Trump) did the rest with executive orders, starting with the wall, which will be paid for with taxpayer money and partially built with President Trump's tax returns.

Letters to the Editor

Kindness abounds at shopping center

In mid-December, I fell in the Center South shopping center parking lot in Myrtle Beach, breaking my ankle. Thank you to the kind people who assisted me that evening, the gentlemen who picked me up off the ground and the lady who held my hand until my husband and EMS arrived.

Letters to the Editor

Myrtle Beach is not a good steward of taxpayer money

According to Mark Kruea, public information director for Myrtle Beach: “When RIDE III kicks in county-wide on May 1, it will add one additional penny’s worth of tax to everything on the list except unprepared food, which will remain at zero. Beginning May 1, the county’s retail sales tax then will be 8 percent; Myrtle Beach’s will be 9 percent.”