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Social distancing as a result of COVID-19 may have separated us as a community physically for some time, but the community spirit of goodwill, generosity, and helping others carries on, now, when it’s needed most, across our state and county. Nearly 300,000 South Carolina jobs (roughly 1 in 10) are in the hospitality and tourism …

The growth of Carolina Forest has brought with it not only new businesses but an increasing amount of places to worship. This time of year holds meaning for many, and it is likely that within our neighborhood, you can find a place to celebrate and nurture your soul. Carolina Forest Community Church is located at …

Carolina Forest pulses with an energy and growth all its own. Just drive into this area along the Grand Strand, and it’s no big surprise that there are changes abounding and communities growing throughout the entire area, from one end of the border to the other. Not too far down the street from the Carolina …

As everyone knows, February is the perfect time to show your significant other just how important they are to you. In our neck of the woods alone there are plenty of ways to do just that. Plus, being in such a central neighborhood of the Grand Strand means you can rely on the whole area …

Though the New Year is a famously popular time to encourage new positive habits, becoming a happier, healthier person is a year-round commitment.  A few new additions to the Carolina Forest area, now and planned for the future, promise to encourage local residents each step of the way on their healthy regimens, no matter what …

No matter what’s being celebrated during the season, lights twinkling throughout the night ensures a magical feeling for all.  Light shows have become more popular than ever these past few years, with determined and creative individuals now able to transform their home into a dazzling wonderland. If you’re new to this, it can be helpful …

We’ve reached that time of year when rhetoric swings to gratitude and conversation turns in earnest to helping those who struggle.  In Myrtle Beach alone, roughly 24% of the population rests under the poverty line according to data collected by the Census Bureau in 2017. Earlier this year, information from the Eastern Carolina Homelessness Organization, …

Nighttime creeps in earlier every day as autumn settles in. The evenings are cooler, though the daytime heat hangs on.  October is a busy time for the Grand Strand.  Even though it’s officially the “off” season and most tourists have returned to their homes, there are still many events to enjoy. Locals gather to celebrate …

by Emily Smith Carolina Forest is growing, and many new projects are underway in the area; projects such as multiple new housing developments, the building of Huger Park, and the expansion of Carolina Forest Boulevard. Hundreds of acres of cleared land are beginning now to sprout houses as neighborhood plans take shape and families build …

Though it feels as if summer vacation has only just begun, already it’s time to start shifting gears into the 2019-2020 school year. The first day of school for Horry County is August 19, and as there are nine schools in the Carolina Forest district alone, morning and afternoon traffic routes are going to become …