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Carotti worked to influence SLED investigation

Publisher’s Opinion Emails between Horry County Attorney Arrigo Carotti and State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) agents last January run the gamet from “1970’s Deep Throat” to a bureaucratic lawyer who believes he has the right to advise and consent the outcomes of an investigation concerning his employer. Such is the …

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County Council To Weigh Future Of Eldridge & I- 73

On Monday at 6 p.m. Horry County Council will hold a special session to discuss the future of the SCDOT/I-73 contract. The agenda also includes voting on the continued employment of County Administrator Chris Eldridge. The meeting was called by Chairman Gardner on Thursday via email. CLEANING UP PAST ISSUES …

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Mande Wilkes considers District 107 seat

On Wednesday, Fitsnews of Columbia informed local residents about Alan Clemmons’ pursuit of a new job as Myrtle Beach City Attorney. Current City Attorney Tom Ellenburg has announced he will retire this June. Clemmons represents District 107 which runs from Market Common to Briarcliffe Acres along the S.C. coast. If …

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Residents pressured by local reps and city to pay for I-73

Last December, in a last minute blitz as he left office, County Council Chairman Mark Lazarus worked a grand compromise among other county councilmen. County Council would agree to sign from a $23 million to $25 million contract with SCDOT and, consequently, county residents would get $18 million of the …

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U-turn in I-73 Funding. MB pledges $7.5 million

When three coastal cities chose to de-fund former County Council Chairman Mark Lazarus’ signature SCDOT I-73 funding agreement, locals found it odd that Congressman Tom Rice, Assemblyman Alan Clemmons, and Senator Luke Rankin were silent on that issue. Funding I-73 has been among those politicians’ key initiatives as well. Yesterday, …

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People Empowering People – Meet Nancy Camacho

Social media certainly comes with its own good and bad. It has definitely proven to have its positive qualities such as connecting long lost friends and family or grandparents being able to visit online with their grandchildren. Negatives are just as many with bullying, fake news and wasting of time …

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