The Waterford Plantation board of directors has announced that due to concerns with the increasing number of COVID cases in Horry County, all Waterford events are canceled for the remainder of 2020.
Big shout out of thanks to Waterford, the events committee and volunteers who created an amazing Trunk & Treat at our amenity center on Oct 31. There was a large turnout of residents and so many happy children, laughing and having a great time.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 31 from 4-6 p.m. for a Trunk or Table and Treat on the tennis/basketball courts at the amenity center for Halloween.
The Waterford Plantation community yard sale was held on Saturday, Oct. 10. The weather was warm and sunny. It had started out a bit cloudy earlier in the day. Traffic seemed lighter than in past events. Attendees asked for a list or map to point them to participants and why it was not promo…
Reminder: The Waterford Plantation community yard sale is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. To participate, tie a balloon to your mailbox. It would also be helpful for those who live in a cul-de-sac to put a sign out on their corner leading shoppers to their home.
The Waterford Plantation community yard sale is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. To participate, tie a balloon to your mailbox. It would also be helpful for those who live in a cul-de-sac to put a sign out on their corner leading shoppers to their home.
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The annual members’ meeting of the Waterford Plantation Homeowners Association will be held on Monday, April 20 commencing at 7 p.m. at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2015 U.S. 501, Conway.
Waterford Plantation held an open board of directors meeting on Jan. 13. There were about 40 people in the room, including husbands/wives, BOD members and Waccamaw Management representatives. There was a lot of information that should be detailed as minutes are distributed.
Waterford homeowner notice: Open board meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan.13 at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2015 U.S. 501, across from HGTC. Bring your questions and concerns. There have been new policies approved by the BOD as well as increased assessments.
Volunteers came together to decorate the front entrance and amenity center for Waterford Plantation. The board of directors appreciates all who came forward for the community. A date will be posted after the first of the year for another event to take it all down and store for the future.
Reminder: The next open meeting of the board of directors is Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Christ The Servant Church, 2015 U.S. 501 across from Horry-Georgetown Technical College at 6:30 p.m.
Halloween is Thursday, Oct. 31. There is no set policy on Halloween, so the best suggestion if you want to participate is to leave your front porch lights on. If you do not wish to participate, please keep them off. Trick or Treat is suggested after school, about 3 - 8 p.m. To those who wish…
Final reminders: Waterford’s fall community yard sale is Saturday, Oct. 12 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. To participate, tie a balloon to your mailbox and add a sign out at your street leading shoppers to your home. There are no plans for maps.
Our neighbors, Joan and Irving Bierman, just returned from two weeks on safari in Africa visiting Kenya and Tanzania at this time. They said it was an absolutely incredible journey.
The fifth annual fall neighborhood food drive is Saturday, Sept. 14 to support Churches Assisting People food bank in Conway and Catholic Charities.
Have been offline enjoying spring break with family. The wind and rains from the storms on Good Friday were quite amazing to watch from our rear patio. I was glad to see there was minimal damage, downed limbs and only a couple of trees. Water levels rose but quickly abated once the rains sto…
The Carolina Forest Civic Association’s first Carolina Forest Business Expo on March 30 at the recreation center was a success. The expo featured over 40 businesses from the Carolina Forest area.
The Waterford Plantation board of directors will hold a “Meet and Greet” Saturday, March 30 at 3 p.m. in the community room of the Carolina Forest Library, 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd.
It has been quiet within the community. No social activity updates have been posted. Winter tends to slow us all down to hibernate until the Spring awakens us.
Volunteers from Waterford signed up to decorate the amenity center and Waterford entrances, and the social committee planned a Light up Waterford event to ring in the holidays last weekend.
Veterans in Waterford Plantation were honored at a ceremony on Nov. 11. The moving and lovely ceremony was coordinated by Lynda Hanley and Sheila Van Clief. Thank you to the volunteers who assisted with set up, decorating and photography of this moving event.
Waterford Plantation will be honoring its veterans in the observation of the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Please join our commemoration and day of honor on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m., at our amenity center.
There is no formal policy regarding Halloween at Waterford. Homeowners who wish to invite the trick or treaters are asked to leave their porch lights on.
The Waterford yard of the month committee is pleased to announce George and Ginger Serey’s yard, at 4980 Westwind Drive, as the award-winning yard for August. The Sereys have lived in the community for five and a half years and hail from Minnesota. Ginger is a retired nurse, and George is re…
Waterford Plantation’s community yard sale is Saturday, Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Participants will display a balloon on their mailbox . Come one, come all. Treasures and great finds await.
John Bankowski Sr. has been appointed to Waterford’s board of directors to fill the seat expiring at the April, 2019 elections.
The Waterford yard of the month committee announced Dan and Brenda Warren’s yard, at 4798 Harvest Drive, as the award winning yard for July.
Reminder: send your RSVP for the August ladies luncheon that is on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at noon at Brother Shuckers, 4999 Carolina Forest Blvd. Lynda Hanley is our gracious hostess.
The Waterford Plantation ladies luncheon is back. Our August luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at noon, at Brother Shuckers at 4999 Carolina Forest Blvd.
Waterford held its first Community Spirit Night on July 21. It has been a challenge to the social committee with the recent thunderstorms and rains cancelling previous events. But on July 21, the sun was shining and a cool breeze made the pool and amenity center a hit. Thanks again, to Lynda…
The July happy hour was a huge success, with a crowd enjoying snacks and beverages Friday night, thanks to Lynda Hanley who led the crowd in Bingo, a first for Waterford.
Waterford held a fantastic July 4 celebration last week with more than 100 homeowners, families and guests enjoying sunny skies, with a 60 percent chance of rain that never came, food and fun. There are pictures on the Waterford website.
Did you know there is a primary election on June 12? Every election counts, whether it is a primary, special election or our regular November elections. There are many issues ahead of us as residents regarding our roadways, infrastructure, stormwater, rezonings and more.
Spring has sprung, and we are all re-starting our irrigations systems. Did you know we in Waterford Plantation pay twice as much for water as our neighbors in SpringLake and other Carolina Forest communities?
The February ladies luncheon was held last week at Café Old Vienna. There were about 26 ladies attending and all enjoyed a prix fixe meal.
There will be a February ladies luncheon at Cafe Old Vienna on Thursday, Feb. 22 at noon hosted by Ginny Griffiths. The ladies will order from their winter menu for $9.99, tip not included. The winter menu is available on the Waterford website.
The January ladies’ luncheon was on Friday, Jan. 26, at the Waterscapes Restaurant at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes. There were over 25 ladies attending, and all enjoyed a prix fixe meal. We had a private room and had many new faces of new residents of our community.
The first meeting of the Imagine 2040 committee was held last week to begin a visionary plan for the future of unincorporated Horry County, and I was there.
It is sad to see the Christmas decorations coming down and being put away. There was light and sparkle as we drove through the neighborhood, and now it is plain, and missing the brightness until spring decides to arrive and shower us with her blooms.
This is the last column of the year. It is amazing how the year has come and gone in the wink of an eye. Let us all move into the new year in peace and harmony and may we all have good health.
The Waterford yard of the month committee is happy to announce Susan and David Roe as the winners for November. The couple is from Newburgh, New York. David is a retired banker and Susan is a retired IT director.
2017 is heading to a close. It has been a year of challenges and blessings for us all. Let us move into the holiday season with prayers of thanks and comfort to all around us who are struggling with challenges many of us may not see.