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CONWAY: Counties, railroad owners, working separately for sale of Myrtle Beach area line | Local News | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

CONWAY: Counties, railroad owners, working separately for sale of Myrtle Beach area line | Local News | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
Horry County and the owners of Carolina Southern Railroad are working separately for a sale of the railroad, one of which would be forced if it comes.
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Operating railroads are always good.

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MYRTLE BEACH: Myrtle Beach area economic development group offers a $60 million plan for next 15 years | Business | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

MYRTLE BEACH: Myrtle Beach area economic development group offers a $60 million plan for next 15 years | Business | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
The Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corp. has a 15-year, $60 million plan that it needs to sell to the Horry County Council, S.C. General Assembly and Horry County voters to move it to the action stage.
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Always good to have a plan.

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Myrtle Beach Creates Digital Lead-Gen Machine

Myrtle Beach Creates Digital Lead-Gen Machine | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
With 60 percent of Myrtle Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau\'s budget devoted to Google search and display, VisitMyrtleBeach.com lures new prospects and then sends the traffic on to hotels and attractions for conversion.
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Wonder how much condo owners enter into the equation.

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Another oceanfront hotel coming to Myrtle Beach’s shore | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

Another oceanfront hotel coming to Myrtle Beach’s shore | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
Another new oceanfront hotel is in the works for Myrtle Beach.
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And so the overbuilding continues unabated, scavanging from condo owners.

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MYRTLE BEACH: Senators compromise on bill to allow homeowners to rent out properties more days each year, still pay lower tax rate | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

MYRTLE BEACH: Senators compromise on bill to allow homeowners to rent out properties more days each year, still pay lower tax rate | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
S.C. Senators have compromised on a bill aiming to allow S.C. homeowners to rent their houses to vacationers more days a year and still pay the lower, owner-occupied property tax rate.
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How about some relief for condo owners who rent year round and are the backbone of the Grand Strand tourist economy?

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Myrtle Beach Convention Center looks to expand

Myrtle Beach Convention Center looks to expand | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
For the first time since its expansion in the 1990's, the Myrtle Beach Convention Center is making a profit and operating in the black.
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MYRTLE BEACH: Summer tourism season in Myrtle Beach area expected to be repeat of last year | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

MYRTLE BEACH: Summer tourism season in Myrtle Beach area expected to be repeat of last year | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
You can almost hear the excitement in hotel general manager Tom Moore’s voice when he checks the latest reservations log for June and sees no available rooms for some nights and only 30 left for others.
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MYRTLE BEACH: Myrtle Beach chamber sponsors broadcast of National Memorial Day Parade | Real Estate | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

MYRTLE BEACH: Myrtle Beach chamber sponsors broadcast of National Memorial Day Parade | Real Estate | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
Grand Strand tourism promoters are aiming to reach potential vacationers by sponsoring the broadcast of the National Memorial Day Parade, which needed support from groups such as the chamber to go on as planned in the face of the sequestration cuts.
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Marketing to new areas and in new ways is always good.

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Artistic appreciation growing on the Grand Strand

Artistic appreciation growing on the Grand Strand | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
The Grand Strand is well known for offering visitors a myriad of hotels, restaurants, and attractions, but there are also plenty of natural landscapes an artist can interpret onto a canvas.
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Two thumbs up for more art, less Myrtle Beach Manor!

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Don't undermine efforts to protect SC's beaches | Editorials | The Island Packet

Don't undermine efforts to protect SC's beaches | Editorials | The Island Packet | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
Lawmakers should listen to the experts and not to hard-luck stories of individual constituents.
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Forest Dunes did it right, building across the street and leaving the beach to do its job as nature meant it to do before the economics of development got out of control.

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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH: Barefoot Landing prepares for new ownership under Burroughs & Chapin Co. Inc. | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH: Barefoot Landing prepares for new ownership under Burroughs & Chapin Co. Inc. | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
Stores at Barefoot Landing are buzzing about the complex’s new ownership under Burroughs & Chapin Co. Inc., but the Myrtle Beach-based company hasn’t yet revealed its plans for the shopping, dining and entertainment hub.
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Could be interesting. 

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MYRTLE BEACH: Two area attractions make national lists | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

MYRTLE BEACH: Two area attractions make national lists | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
Two of the Grand Strand’s nature-based gems have been named among the tops in the country.
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As built up as the area is, it's wonderful that it's been built around some of the very best nature has to offer!
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Fun Ideas for Pink Theme Bridal Shower

Fun Ideas for Pink Theme Bridal Shower | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
For an ultra-feminine bridal shower, consider these ideas for pink invitations, decorations, favors, and more.
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Getting married in Myrtle Beach is a great idea.  And here are a few ideas for a fun shower.

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MYRTLE BEACH: Miniature golf course to close to make way for development | Business | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

MYRTLE BEACH: Miniature golf course to close to make way for development | Business | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
The final putt at Buccaneer Bay Miniature Golf on U.S. 17 Business South is just weeks away, as The Jackson Companies plans to take it down to make way for a grocery store and other development.
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Pretty clear the economy is turning. 

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Myrtle Beach celebrates 75th by breaking cupcake tower record | Myrtle Beach 75th Anniversary | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

Myrtle Beach celebrates 75th by breaking cupcake tower record | Myrtle Beach 75th Anniversary | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
City stacks 7,500 cupcakes on windy, unusually cool day.
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What would we do if there were no Guinness World Records to break?

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CONWAY: Horry County to Myrtle Beach helicopter company: Current lease doesn’t fly | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

CONWAY: Horry County to Myrtle Beach helicopter company: Current lease doesn’t fly | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
Horry County in talks with Huffman Helicopters to re-work the company’s lease by fall. Huffman says it’s already made changes.
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They'll work it out, we're sure.

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MYRTLE BEACH: Latest 501 median planting in Myrtle Beach area nearly completed | Crime | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

Logan Branch says establishing plants in a highway median takes a good layer of compost, fertilizer and, for plants that stick up a few feet, tight binding to stakes secured firmly in the ground.
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MYRTLE BEACH: Myrtle Beach committee suggests lower speed limits, more sidewalks could improve business along Kings Highway | Local News | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

MYRTLE BEACH: Myrtle Beach committee suggests lower speed limits, more sidewalks could improve business along Kings Highway | Local News | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
Big changes to Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach could lead to more pedestrians and customers for businesses along one of the city’s main corridors if City Council implements a plan recommended by the Planning Commission.
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MYRTLE BEACH: New ride in Myrtle Beach lets thrill seekers ‘fly’ over water | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

MYRTLE BEACH: New ride in Myrtle Beach lets thrill seekers ‘fly’ over water | Tourism | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
Think of hovering 10 feet above water and twirling in the air, all propelled by powerful forces of water, like a modern-day version of the Jetsons or Iron Man minus all the superhero gadgets.
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MYRTLE BEACH: Parking changes announced for Myrtle Beach International | Business | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

MYRTLE BEACH: Parking changes announced for Myrtle Beach International | Business | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
The Horry County Department of Airports has announced changes for the short-term, long-term and credit card parking lots at Myrtle Beach International Airport, according to information from the department.
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The new parking lots are very nice and it seems like MYR is trying hard to offer good service.

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Big changes planned for Restaurant Row

Big changes planned for Restaurant Row | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
Restaurant Row sits right between Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle beach. It used to be a thriving area, but has had some trouble in recent years.
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Always good to see more restaurants!

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Myrtle Beach Group to launch Tourism News Service

Myrtle Beach Group to launch Tourism News Service | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
Myrtle Beach, SC A group of private investors today purchased MyrtleBeachSC.com with the intentions of launching a new visitor interactive, tourism n…
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Seems like everyone is jumping on the bandwagon.  Getting pretty confusing.

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.: Myrtle Beach council opposes oceanfront carnival | State News | MyrtleBeachOnline.com

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.: Myrtle Beach council opposes oceanfront carnival | State News | MyrtleBeachOnline.com | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
It appears that rides and games will not be returning to the site of the old Myrtle Beach Pavilion after all this summer.
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So, their rides or no rides. 

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Want To Get Probed By A Space Alien? Bring Your Family To Myrtle Beach

Want To Get Probed By A Space Alien? Bring Your Family To Myrtle Beach | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
Let's say space aliens land. They forcibly take you back to their flying saucer to examine you, possibly as a prelude to intergalactic invasion.
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One more venue to check out!

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Bike the Neck: A Progress Report | News and Views | Myrtle Beach Weekly Surge

Bike the Neck: A Progress Report | News and Views | Myrtle Beach Weekly Surge | Anything of Interest to Forest Dunes owners and guests | Scoop.it
In 1994, Linda Ketron, then a new Grand Strand resident, envisioned a system of bicycle trails in Horry and Georgetown Counties.
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Bike paths are people friendly!

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