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Myrtle Beach residents to appeal helicopter ruling

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CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Some Myrtle Beach residents say they will appeal a judge's decision allowing a company to continue to offer helicopter rides from their neighborhood.

Circuit Judge Larry Hyman on Wednesday refused to reconsider his ruling last month allowing Helicopter Adventures to continue operations. The company began offering helicopter tours along the Grand Strand in May.

Residents of a nearby neighborhood want the helicopter landing pad moved away from their homes, saying the business is too noisy and dangerous.

Rick Hinde says he would like to see Helicopter Adventures move to an airport.

Helicopter Adventures owner Freddie Rick says he followed proper procedures before he opened and is complying with noise and other regulations.

The issue in the case considered Wednesday dealt with whether the company meets zoning rules.

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