Home / Carolina Forest

Carolina Forest


A memo sent out by Horry County Attorney Arrigo Carotti, at the demands of Horry County Administrator, Chris Eldridge, is now creating problems for those two legally. The memo is also creating problems in the media for the Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation. Eldridge and former Horry County Council Chairman, …

Read More »

Imagine The Horry County You Moved Here For

Horry County has always been the fertile soil of hometown dreams.  Ancient Oaks Line The Streets Of Conway, S.C. Rural country communities and burgeoning beach towns all had one thing in common, neighbors could count on neighbors. Neighbors Looked After Neighbors Country Store Where My Grandparents Bought Seeds For Planting …

Read More »

Myrtle Beach Holiday Shopping

Traveling During the Holidays? 5 Reasons to Visit Myrtle Beach When people think about a vacation in Myrtle Beach, it typically involves a trip during spring break or over the summer holidays. It seems like this beach town is associated with warm days in the sun or eating ice cream …

Read More »

2018 Local Year In Review

The crushing political defeats of Mark Lazarus, Greg Duckworth, and the Tourist Tax in North Myrtle Beach would likely lead in a normal year,  however 2018 was not normal by any means.  The biggest news story of 2018 was the departure of Brad Dean, C.E.O. of the Myrtle Beach Area …

Read More »


Tomorrow night, Tuesday, November 13, 2018,  Horry County Council @ 6 p.m., Mike Wooten’s team will be pressing county councilmen to approve zoning changes his group wants on Highway 90’s Bear Claw Tract Scenic Preserve. A community meeting was held last Thursday concerning this request. The zoning changes will allow 1446 …

Read More »

The Politics Of Dirty Flood Waters

Tom Rice

The Waccamaw River runs 140 miles from its starting point in Lake Waccamaw, NC to where it meets the ocean in Winyah Bay at Georgetown, S.C.   The river is as old as time itself. The waters likely were named by the Waccamaw indians. The language is now a dead tongue. No …

Read More »

Chad Caton – Local Hero

Chad Caton

Today, at St. James, thanks to Chad Caton’s tireless work, hundreds of volunteers will arrive with 200,000 bags to fill.  Homes will be saved. “One of the problems Chad made me aware of in this effort, was having volunteers onsite and needing materials.  He called me on Friday concerning sand …

Read More »