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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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by Emily Smith Sometimes you don’t even have to leave your neighborhood to have an adventure. With school out and the heat on, not having to go far from home can be a blessing. This July, explore the ever-growing Carolina Forest community and see what fun outdoor activities it has to offer for family and …

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By Alex Biello Amongst all of the growth that is occurring along the Grand Strand, Carolina Forest may be the fastest growing area.  Now nearing 40,000 residents, and with new residential communities in the works, the area is planning for even greater expansion.  Subdivisions, such as Waterbridge, Indigo Bay, Plantation Lakes, and Brookberry at the …

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by Melissa LaScaleia Carolina Forest is a 25 square-mile residential community located between the cities of historic Conway to the west and fun-loving Myrtle Beach to the east.  With a mere fifteen minute drive to our famous white sandy beaches, and adjacent to the Intracoastal Waterway and wild beauty of the Waccamaw Wildlife Refuge, the …

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Carolina Forest is one of the fastest growing communities in Horry County. It has been a melting pot of cultures from around the country for years, as its popularity for being a great place to live and retire has grown. It has become unusual to meet someone that is actually from South Carolina, much less …

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