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2009 Readers’ Choice - Shopping and Services

Appliance Store

Lowes - First Place

Best Buy - Finalist

Sears - Finalist

Assisted Living Center

Reflections - First Place

Myrtle Beach Manor - Finalist

NHC - National Health Care Center - Finalist

Auto Body Shop

Evans Family Collision Center - First Place

Fender Mender - Finalist

Lavin Cars Body Shop - Finalist

United Auto Body - Finalist

Auto parts store

Advanced Auto Parts - First Place

Auto Zone - Finalist

NAPA Auto Parts - Finalist

Best Oil Change

Jiffy Lube - First Place

Kwiki - Finalist

Walmart - Finalist

Boat dealer

Marine Service Center - First Place

Bass Pro Shop - Finalist

Coastal Marine - Finalist

Bridal Boutique

Amanda’s Collection - First Place

Magnolia Bridal - Finalist

Little White Dress - Finalist


O’Neill Chiropractic - First Place

Discover Chiropractic - Finalist

Willis Chiromed - Finalist

Consignment Shop

Beehive - First Place

Plato’s Closet - Finalist

Once Upon a Child - Finalist

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Pournaras - First Place

Glenns Bay Dentistry - Finalist

Red’s Cosmetic Dental Spa - Finalist

Cosmetic/Med Spa Practice

Carolina Coastal Plastic Surgery - First Place (tie)

DermaVogue - First Place (tie)

Personal Touch Med Spa - First Place (tie)

Day Care Center

Gateway Academy - First Place

Belin Creative Learning Center (Belin Methodist Church) - Finalist

Child Development Ministry (First United Methodist Church) - Finalist

Day Spa

Body and Soul - First Place

Cinzia at North Beach Plantation - Finalist

Victoria Dianne’s - Finalist

Department Store

Belk - First Place

Dillards - Finalist

Kohls - Finalist


Glenns Bay Dental - First Place

Dunes Dental - Finalist

Myrtle Beach Dental - Finalist

Dog Grooming Service

Pet Smart - First Place

Annie’s Groomin’ Tails - Finalist

Shampooches - Finalist

Dry Cleaner

Royal Cleaners - First Place

Sunshine Cleaners - Finalist

Surfside Cleaners - Finalist

Electronics Store

Best Buy - First Place

Radio Shack - Finalist

Walmart - Finalist

Eye/Vision Center

Walmart - First Place

20/20 - Finalist

H Rubin - Finalist

Financial Institution

BB&T - First Place

Bank of America - Finalist

Conway National Bank - Finalist

Financial Advisor

Edward Jones - First Place

Oak Street Advisors - Finalist

Raymond James - Finalist

Floor coverings

Lowes - First Place

Appliance Plus - Finalist

Williams Carpet - Finalist


King’s Florist - First Place

Flowers by Richard - Finalist

Little Shop of Flowers - Finalist

Frame shop

Michael’s - First Place

AC Moore - Finalist

Best Frames - Finalist

Frame Factory - Finalist

Furniture store

Ashley Furniture - First Place

Garden City Furniture - Finalist

Room To Go - Finalist

Grocery store

Food Lion - First Place (tie)

Lowes Foods - First Place (tie)

Bi-Lo - Finalist

Kroger - Finalist

Hair salon

Mirage - First Place

JC Penney - Finalist

Hair Safari - Finalist

Heating/Air Conditioning Service

Carolina Cool - First Place

Carolina Temperature Control - Finalist

One Hour Heating and Plumbing - Finalist

O’Neill Bagwell Cooling and Plumbing - Finalist

Home Builder

Centex Homes - First Place

Ameribuilt Homes, Inc. - Finalist

DR Horton - Finalist


Grand Strand Regional Medical Center - First Place

Conway Medical Center - Finalist

Waccamaw Hospital - Finalist

Insurance company

State Farm - First Place

Allstate - Finalist

Nationwide - Finalist


Benji’s Bed and Breakfast - First Place

A Dog’s Way Inn - Finalist

Tamroc Kennels - Finalist

Landscape Service

Evergreen Landscaping - First Place

Landscapes by Mew - Finalist

Lisa’s Landscaping - Finalist

Mattress Retailer

Bed Man - First Place

Ashley Furniture - Finalist

Rooms To Go - Finalist

Sam’s Club - Finalist

Manicure/nails shop

The Nail Lounge - First Place

Happy Nails - Finalist

Regal Nails - Finalist

Royal Nails - Finalist

Medical Clinic/Group or Office

Inlet Medical Associates - First Place

Doctor’s Care - Finalist

Myrtle Beach Family Medicine - Finalist

Moving Service

2 Men and a Truck - First Place

Legends Moving Company - Finalist

Yarborough’s Moving Service - Finalist


Grand Strand Pediatrics - First Place

Coastal Pediatrics - Finalist

Inlet Pediatrics - Finalist

Pest Control Service

Lane’s Pest Elimination - First Place

Strand Termite and Pest Control - Finalist

Terminix - Finalist

Pet Supply Shop

Pet Smart - First Place

Coastline Pet Supply - Finalist

Pet Galley - Finalist

Piercing Studio

Elite Body Piercing - First Place

Dr. Piercing - Finalist

Professional Body Piercing by Jackie - Finalist


CVS - First Place

Walgreen’s - Finalist

WalMart - Finalist


Dr. Terry Belden - First Place

Dr. Bryan Adler - Finalist

Dr. Dean Smith - Finalist

Real Estate Agency

RE/MAX Southern Lifestyles - First Place

Century 21 - Boling and Associates - Finalist

Grand Strand Realty - Finalist

Retail Golf Equipment Shop

Martin’s - First Place

Dick’s Sporting Goods - Finalist

Golf Dimensions - Finalist

Shopping center/mall

Coastal Grand Mall - First Place

The Market Common - Finalist

Myrtle Beach Mall - Finalist

Sporting goods store

Dick’s Sporting Goods - First Place

Bass Pro Shops - Finalist

Martin’s - Finalist

Swimsuit Shop

La Plage - First Place

Evita - Finalist

Tara Grinna - Finalist

Surf Shop

Village Surf Shop - First Place

Ron Jons Surf Shop - Finalist

Surf City - Finalist

Tanning Salon

Ultra Tan - First Place

Aruba Tan - Finalist

Myrtle Rays - Finalist

Tattoo Parlor

Elite Ink - First Place

Hero Tattoo - Finalist

Pitbull Tattoos - Finalist

Tire store

Tire Town - First Place

Black’s Tires - Finalist

Mason’s Tire - Finalist

Tobacco Store

Nick’s Cigar World - First Place

East End Cigar - Finalist

Tinderbox - Finalist

Toy store

Toys R’ Us - First Place

The Toy Isle - Finalist

WalMart - Finalist

Travel Agency

AAA - First Place

All About Travel - Finalist

Thomas Hogan Travel - Finalist

Trendy Boutique

Socialite - First Place (tie)

Vanity Accessory Boutique - First Place (tie)

Foxy Lady - Finalist

Palm Shoes and Collection - Finalist

Veterinary hospital/center

Ark Animal Hospital - First Place

Carolina Forest Vet Hospital - Finalist

Murrells Inlet Veterinary Hospital - Finalist

Wireless Phone Company

Verizon Wireless - First Place

HTC - Horry Telephone Cooperative - Finalist

T-Mobile - Finalist