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      North Myrtle Beach city council runoff is a close one

      A runoff election was held Tuesday for the Windy Hill Ward of the North Myrtle Beach City Council.

      After the votes were tallied Tuesday evening, the results were very close.

      Nikki Fontana - 858 votes

      Tom Powell - 842 votes

      The North Myrtle Beach Election Commission will certify the vote Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock.

      State law does require a recount if the margin of victory is less than one percent.