The Store: A great alternative to finding treasures

Turning trash into treasure is an easy task for many people. So is finding just the right piece to decorate your home, or a bicycle for a child, or thousands of other items – all at a good price and for a good purpose. That is, if you are shopping at the; Horry Council on Aging’s Store. (HCCOA) Located at 1874 Highway 90, beside the Solid Waste Authority, The Store is continually being sto [+]

Seasons gets in the season of giving

Mary Mahoney, Gail Gilberto and Sherry Fannin decorate the Christmas tree at the Seasons community for seniors receiving home delivered meals from the Horry County Council on Aging. The names on the Christmas tree at the Seasons community are not the names of children. They are the names of seniors who will get some special gifts along with their home delivered meals this Christmas. “There but f [+]

Elaine Gore, Horry County Deputy Director, named 2016 Woman of the Year

The 2016 Woman of the Year honoree has devoted her career and her life to the growth and development of the community. She has served as Deputy Director for the Horry County Council on Aging where she has been employed since 1988. Her volunteer position with a non-profit board of Horry County assisted in the successful completion of a nonprofit assisted-living facility, Anderson Oaks, on Highway 9 [+]

Horry County Council on Aging developing plans for new senior center in Carolina Forest

Every Monday and Thursday, Virginia Burns scours her BINGO card for that magical line of letters and numbers. The 92-year-old sits at a table with three other nonagenarians, each hoping to break the silence by announcing the two syllables of victory. Over the last three years, Burns has noticed she’s had some more competition showing up to BINGO at the Carolina Forest Senior Center, a tiny annex [+]