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How safe is the Myrtle Beach area?

Setting the record straight on the Myrtle Beach area crime rankings

The Myrtle Beach area has long ranked high as a top family vacation destination, as well as a great place to relocate and retire. For those who have visited or who call the area home, this comes as no surprise.

What does come as a surprise to many is that Myrtle Beach made an internet list as one of the country’s 100 most dangerous cities.

What this online report does not include are all relevant statistical details about the Myrtle Beach area, thereby resulting in incomplete and skewed statistics.

This video is an attempt to present the data in a more comprehensive manner to better illustrate that Myrtle Beach is a safe place to vacation, live, work or retire.

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South Carolina Women’s Basketball Coach Dawn Staley to Present the Keynote Address at Ignite Women’s Conference

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC) is thrilled to announce that Dawn Staley, head coach of the University of South Carolina women’s basketball team, will be the keynote speaker for the first-ever Ignite Women’s Conference. Staley will participate in a moderated Q&A luncheon as well...

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Hurricane Ian Updates

MBACC is working closely with Horry County Emergency Management in tracking Hurricane Ian.