Cell tower planned for former proposed sand mine property

(Source: Carolina Forest Chronicle)
(Source: Carolina Forest Chronicle)

Myrtle Beach, SC - By Michael Smith, Carolina Forest Chronicle

MYRTLE BEACH, SC - Southern Asphalt may have pulled its sand mine application, but plans for another project on the same property are just unfolding.

Horry County Planning and Zoning has confirmed that a cell tower has been proposed for an 830 acre site off Gardner Lacy Road, the same tract that could have housed a controversial sand mine.

Janet Carter, director of planning and zoning said the proposed cell tower would be located in a different quadrant of the 830-acre property. It's not in the same 15-acre sand mine site, she said.

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