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At Carolina Trust our mission is to serve our member-owners. Here’s more about what’s going on around the credit union and how that impacts our members.

May 2024 Caroliner

The polls are officially open for the WMBF Best of the Grand Strand contest. Carolina Trust has been honored to be nominated in both the Best Bank and Best Mortgage Company categories, and we need your help to claim these titles. You can find Carolina Trust under the Professional Services category> Bank and Professional Services category> Mortgage Company. You can vote daily, so…

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April 2024 Caroliner

A big thank you to all of our members who attended our 2024 Annual Meeting. We loved reflecting on everything from the past year and discussing our plans for the future. For more information about the state of your credit union, check out our Annual Report.

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March 2024 Caroliner

The 2024 Annual Meeting for Carolina Trust will be held on Thursday, March 28th at Horry Georgetown Technical College Burroughs and Chapin Auditorium. Due to limited seating, we request that you RSVP using the link below. We hope you'll join us to learn more about the state of your Credit Union.

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February 2024 Caroliner

The 2024 Annual Meeting for Carolina Trust will be held on Thursday, March 28th at Horry Georgetown Technical College Burroughs and Chapin Auditorium. Due to limited seating, we request that you RSVP using the link below. We hope you'll join us to learn more about the state of your Credit Union.

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January 2024 Caroliner

The 2024 Annual Meeting for Carolina Trust will be held on Thursday, March 28th at Horry Georgetown Technical College Burroughs and Chapin Auditorium. Due to limited seating, we request that you RSVP using the link below. We hope you'll join us to learn more about the state of your Credit Union.

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December 2023 Caroliner

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union is pleased to welcome Kathy Cook to the position of VP Strategic Initiatives. Kathy returns to Carolina Trust after working as Operations Officer for the credit union from 1999-2012. She has over 25 years of credit union experience and has held several roles, most recently as Director of Digital Experience. She is looking forward to…

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November 2023 Caroliner

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Proudly Announces Employee Updates Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that Nick Jones and Kathy Platt have been appointed to new positions at the credit union.

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October 2023 Caroliner

For the fifth year in a row, Carolina Trust was named one of American Banker’s Best Credit Unions to Work For. American Banker has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. This survey and awards program was created to identify, recognize, and honor the best credit unions. The 2023 list…

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September 2023 Caroliner

Carolina Trust is pleased to welcome Carrie Wamsley to the position of AVP Branch Operations. Carrie comes to Carolina Trust with 17 years of credit union experience and has held several different roles, most recently as CEO/Manager. She is looking forward to bringing her current knowledge and experience to this new position at the credit union and being an integral…

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August 2023 Caroliner

For the fifth year in a row, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union will continue the Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Annual Veterans Scholarship in memory of Lieutenant Colonel James B. Kendrick, USAF/Retired. The scholarship will go to Veterans Services at Coastal Carolina University, to help support military veterans and participants in the ROTC program. Colonel Kendrick served as a USAF…

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July 2023 Caroliner

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Branch Manager Graduates from Southeast Credit Union National Association Management School Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Conway Branch Manager, Brittany Woodward recently graduated from Southeast Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Management School. The Southeast CUNA Management School provides a well-rounded curriculum and experiential opportunities for professional and personal growth, challenging each participant to achieve their highest…

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June 2023 Caroliner

Two Area Students Receive Key Scholarship Award For the seventeenth year, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union and HTC chose two graduating high school seniors to win $1,000 each in scholarship awards. High school seniors from Horry, Georgetown, Marion, Williamsburg, and the southern part of Florence County planning to attend either Coastal Carolina University or Francis Marion University were encouraged to…

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May 2023 Caroliner

The polls are officially open for the WMBF Best of the Grand Strand contest. Carolina Trust has been honored to be nominated in both the Best Bank and Best Mortgage Company categories, and we need your help to claim these titles.   You can find Carolina Trust under the Professional Services category> Bank and Professional Services category> Mortgage Company.   You can vote…

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April 2023 Caroliner

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Proudly Announces Its Recent Project with Coastal Carolina University’s Community and Business Engagement Institute Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union is proud to announce its recent project with the Coastal Carolina University Community and Business Engagement (CoBE) Institute. The CoBE Institute is an associate-led professional organization that bridges the gap between business theory and workplace experience…

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March 2023 Caroliner

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Receives Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Awards Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union recently received three awards through the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation for their HubSpot Campaigns and Living Local Carolina Financial Friday®   Segments. The credit union was awarded first place for the Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Member Service Award for their HubSpot Campaigns with Brand…

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February 2023 Caroliner

Carolina Trust Sponsors the West Zone at the Myrtle Beach Bowl Game Carolina Trust was the proud sponsor of the West Zone at the 2022 Myrtle Beach Bowl Game. The 3rd annual Myrtle Beach Bowl, which featured the University of Connecticut and Marshall University, took place at Brooks Stadium on December 19th, 2022. This postseason competition features matchups from three conference…

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January 2023 Caroliner

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union is experiencing a delay in processing in both Debit and Credit Card production that is now affecting our members.   The supply chain issue is resulting in the delay of processing and mailing of expiring cards.  We also have disrupted delivery of our instant issue debit cards, so supply is very limited and sporadic. We are…

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December 2022 Caroliner

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Partners with Carolinas Credit Union Foundation for a Community Service Scholarship and a Legacy Scholarship Carolina Trust is proud to announce their new partnership with the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation for a Community Service Scholarship and a Legacy Scholarship.   Applicants are evaluated by the Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union and Carolinas Credit Union Foundation…

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November 2022 Caroliner

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Continues Annual Veterans Scholarship For the fourth year in a row, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union will continue the Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Annual Veterans Scholarship in memory of Lieutenant Colonel James B. Kendrick, USAF/Retired. The scholarship will go to Veterans Services at Coastal Carolina University, to help support military veterans and participants in…

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October 2022 Caroliner

 International Credit Union (ICU) Day, October 20, is a day to celebrate credit unions' financial service partnership in communities around the country. This year's theme, "Empower Your Financial Future with a Credit Union™," helps show the benefits credit unions provide and amplifies the "Financial Well-being For All" initiative.

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September 2022 Caroliner

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Named American Banker Best Credit Union to Work For and SC Biz News Best Places to Work For the fourth year in a row, Carolina Trust was named one of American Banker’s Best Credit Unions to Work For. American Banker has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality…

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August 2022 Caroliner

We are excited to announce that new updates are coming to your Carolina Trust Digital Banking Experience. Mobile app users can expect a new, modern look with simplified navigation. Please note, whether by automatic download or manual download, you’ll need to get our new app from the Apple App Store or Google Play App Store. You do not need to re-download the app if you have…

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July 2022 Caroliner

We are excited to announce that new updates are coming to your Carolina Trust Digital Banking Experience. For desktop users, the new updates include consolidating all widgets and resources to dropdown menus at the top of the page, allowing you to navigate and quickly access banking tools and features easily. Mobile app users can expect a new, modern look with simplified navigation.

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June 2022 Caroliner

Carolina Trust Appoints Vice President Controller Carolina Trust is pleased to welcome AJ Fischer to the position of Vice President Controller. Fischer comes to Carolina Trust from Monroe County Community College in Monroe, Michigan, where he held the position of Director of Financial Services. He is a graduate of The University of Findlay with a master’s degree in Business Administration.

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May 2022 Caroliner

The polls are officially open for the WMBF Best of the Grand Strand contest. Carolina Trust has been honored to be named Best Bank for the past three years in a row and hope to make it FOUR with your help. Last year, we also won the title of Best Mortgage Company and would love to reclaim it. You can find Carolina Trust under the Professional Services category>…

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April 2022 Caroliner

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Branch Updates Effective as of 04/01/2022 All COVID-19 updates will be communicated on our website and via social media.

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March 2022 Caroliner

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Branch Updates Effective as of 03/01/2022 Our branch locations are currently open and operating during normal business hours. If you plan to stop by a branch, protective masks are recommended, and member appointments are highly encouraged since lobby capacity may be limited to ensure social distancing. You may click the button below to schedule an appointment at your…

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February 2022 Caroliner

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Branch Updates Effective as of 02/01/2022 Our branch locations are currently open and operating during normal business hours. If you plan to stop by a branch, protective masks are recommended, and member appointments are highly encouraged since lobby capacity may be limited to ensure social distancing. You may click the button below to schedule an appointment at your…

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January 2022 Caroliner

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Branch Updates Effective as of 01/01/2022 Our branch locations are currently open and operating during normal business hours. If you plan to stop by a branch, protective masks are recommended, and member appointments are highly encouraged since lobby capacity may be limited to ensure social distancing. You may click the button below to schedule an appointment at your…

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December 2021 Caroliner

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Branch Updates Effective as of 12/01/2021 Our branch locations are currently open and operating during normal business hours. If you plan to stop by a branch, protective masks are recommended, and member appointments are highly encouraged since lobby capacity may be limited to ensure social distancing. You may click the button below to schedule an appointment at your…

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November 2021 Caroliner

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Branch Updates Effective as of 11/01/2021 Our branch locations are currently open and operating during normal business hours. If you plan to stop by a branch, protective masks are recommended, and member appointments are highly encouraged since lobby capacity may be limited to ensure social distancing. You may click the button below to schedule an appointment at your…

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October 2021 Caroliner

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Branch Updates Effective as of 10/01/2021   Our branch locations are currently open and operating during normal business hours. If you plan to stop by a branch, protective masks are recommended, and member appointments are highly encouraged since lobby capacity may be limited to ensure social distancing. You may click the button below to schedule an appointment at…

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September 2021 Caroliner

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Branch Updates Effective as of 09/01/2021   Our branch locations are currently open and operating during normal business hours. If you plan to stop by a branch, protective masks are recommended, and member appointments are highly encouraged since lobby capacity may be limited to ensure social distancing. You may click the button below to schedule an appointment at…

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August 2021 Caroliner

Dear Carolina Trust Members,   The launch of the new digital banking platform was a success!  We will continue to assist with the mobile APP and desktop versions but there are currently no major issues.   This new online and banking platform is truly state of the art and will allow us to add features and services in the future…

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July 2021 Caroliner

New Digital Banking: Upgrade Coming Soon! For a smooth transition to our new platform, login to our current online banking to ensure your Address, Email address and Mobile phone number are present and updated. To update your contact information: Login to your Online Banking Select Settings and Change Address from the Settings menu Complete Form and Hit Submit We look forward to delivering…

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June 2021 Caroliner

The polls are officially open for the WMBF Best of the Grand Strand contest. Carolina Trust has been honored to be named Best Bank for the past two years in a row and hope to make it THREE with your help. This year we’ve also been nominated for Best Mortgage Company. You can vote daily, so please continue to support…

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May 2021 Caroliner

Dear Carolina Trust Members, Coming this summer, Carolina Trust will introduce a new digital banking experience for our members.  We understand the importance of accessing your Credit Union accounts online and from your mobile device as you verify account balances, transfer funds, deposit checks, pay bills, and more while on the run and from the comfort of home. We are…

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April 2021 Caroliner

Carolina Trust periodically makes updates to our system to better serve our members. When possible, we will communicate the time of these updates and services we anticipate being impacted. During this system update, it is necessary for us to close all Carolina Trust branches on Wednesday, April 21st, and remain closed until Thursday, April 22nd. Many of our services will…

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March 2021 Caroliner

All locations are currently open and operating during normal business hours. Although our lobbies have reopened, we may limit occupancy from time-to-time to ensure social distancing. If you plan to stop by a branch, we encourage you to click the button below to schedule an appointment at your preferred branch. Any updates will be communicated on our website and via social media.…

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February 2021 Caroliner

All locations are currently open and operating during normal business hours. Although our lobbies have reopened, we may limit occupancy from time-to-time to ensure social distancing. If you plan to stop by a branch, we encourage you to click the button below to schedule an appointment at your preferred branch. Any updates will be communicated on our website and via social media.…

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January 2021 Caroliner

All locations are currently open and operating during normal business hours. Although our lobbies have reopened, we may limit occupancy from time-to-time to ensure social distancing. If you plan to stop by a branch, we encourage you to click the button below to schedule an appointment at your preferred branch. Any updates will be communicated on our website and via social media.…

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December 2020 Caroliner

All locations are currently open and operating during normal business hours. Although our lobbies have reopened, we may limit occupancy from time-to-time to ensure social distancing. If you plan to stop by a branch, we encourage you to click the button below to schedule an appointment at your preferred branch. Any updates will be communicated on our website and via social media.…

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Mortgage Loan Office Tabling At CCAR Fall Expo

November 2020 Caroliner

All locations are currently open and operating during normal business hours. Although our lobbies have reopened, we may limit occupancy from time-to-time to ensure social distancing. If you plan to stop by a branch, we encourage you to click the button below to schedule an appointment at your preferred branch. Any updates will be communicated on our website and via social media.…

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Brand Ambassador, Living Local Host, And Johnny D's Chef Try Meal

October 2020 Caroliner

We anticipate to reopen all branch locations on Monday, October 19th.  Any updates will be communicated on our website and via social media.   Our locations in Conway, Surfside and 21st Avenue North have reopened. Please note, we may limit occupancy from time-to-time to ensure social distancing. Lobby services at other branch locations are currently available by appointment only. Our drive-thrus are…

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Sign As You Enter Coastal Carolina University Campus

September 2020 Caroliner

We are excited to announce our branches have now reopened their lobbies.  It’s true we are all re-opening to a very different world. COVID-19 is still part of our national and world landscape, so you will notice some changes at Carolina Trust branches to help us better protect our employees and members through this existing threat. Among our top priorities…

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Human Trafficking Awareness Collage

August 2020 Caroliner

We are excited to announce our branches have now reopened their lobbies.  It’s true we are all re-opening to a very different world. COVID-19 is still part of our national and world landscape, so you will notice some changes at Carolina Trust branches to help us better protect our employees and members through this existing threat. Among our top priorities…

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Featured Image For July Caroliner

July 2020 Caroliner

We are excited to announce our branches have now reopened their lobbies.  It’s true we are all re-opening to a very different world. COVID-19 is still part of our national and world landscape, so you will notice some changes at Carolina Trust branches to help us better protect our employees and members through this existing threat. Among our top priorities…

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2020 In School Banking Winenrs

June 2020 Caroliner

We are excited to announce our branches have now reopened their lobbies.  It’s true we are all re-opening to a very different world. COVID-19 is still part of our national and world landscape, so you will notice some changes at Carolina Trust branches to help us better protect our employees and members through this existing threat. Among our top priorities…

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Behind The Scenes Of Filming Living Local Carolina

May 2020 Caroliner

Annual Meeting on Thursday, July 23rd 2020 The 2020 Annual Meeting for Carolina Trust will be held on Thursday, July 23rd at 3:00pm. More details to be announced.

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Training And Product Specialist Completes Disney Course

April 2020 Caroliner

Dear Carolina Trust Member,   I hope everyone is staying safe and sheltering at home as much as possible.  It’s difficult to change routines and alter our everyday behaviors, but Carolina communities are doing our part to practice recommendations and protect each other.  We are so thankful for those who continue working in hospitals, grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants, and utilities…

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Management Team In DC For GAC

March 2020 Caroliner

Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 23rd 2020 The 2020 Annual Meeting for Carolina Trust will be held on Thursday, April 23rd at 3:00pm at our Myrtle Beach branch, located at 1010 21st Avenue North. The meeting is open to all members of the Credit Union. We hope you'll join us to learn more about the state of your Credit Union.

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February 2020 Caroliner

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Appoints New Director of Member Experience and AVP/Regional Manager

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January 2020 Caroliner

Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 The 2020 Annual Meeting for Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union members will be held Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 3:00pm in our Myrtle Beach branch located at 1010 21st Avenue North. The Nominating Committee has selected individuals from the Carolina Trust membership as nominees for Board of Director vacancies based on their qualifications…

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Michael Marlowe Feature Community Focus Image

December 2019 Caroliner

After a lifetime of serving his country in the U.S Airforce and reserves, Billy Michael Marlowe “Mike” is continuing to serve others, as the new Carolina Trust Board Chairman. Marlowe was appointed to the Carolina Trust Board of Directors in 1996, and has served as Vice Chairman since 2014. Marlowe is a native of Horry County, having graduated from Myrtle…

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Featured Image For Theresaa Jehle

November 2019 Caroliner

When Theresa Jehle and her husband moved here from Hilton Head, SC a few years ago, she took the philanthropic opportunity for the women in our area in a “New Direction.” After being a part of a women’s philanthropic group in Hilton Head, 100 Women Who Care, she decided to fill the void for a women’s group in our area,…

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Featured Image Of Darren Smith

October 2019 Caroliner

“We’re not quitters,” said Darren Smith, Owner of Conway riverfront restaurant, Bonfire a Smokin’ Taqueria. “That’s not who we are. I’ve had floods and fires, and it would be easy to say that’s a sign to close, but that’s not me. That’s not who I am.” Smith, who is a Charleston native, was drawn to a career in the restaurant…

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Featured Image Of David Turner And His Wife, Audrey

September 2019 Caroliner

September 11th, 2001 is a day that most Americans will never forget. A day where Americans joined together with a fierce sense of patriotism, as a horrible terrorist attack was led against our country. In a speech to congress days after the attack, President George W. Bush said, “We will not waver, we will not tire, we will not falter,…

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Featured Image Of Nanci Conley

August 2019 Caroliner

Local Philanthropist, Nanci Conley has dedicated her life to serving the community. After serving with the American Red Cross for 18 years, she began her journey as Chief Operating Officer of The Village Group. It Takes a Village The Village Group is a nonprofit organization in Georgetown County, whose mission is to serve as a channel for the people, working…

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Featured Image Of Isaac Collington Jr.

July 2019 Caroliner

With sweat on his brow and a smile spread from ear to ear, Isaac Collington Jr.  cheerfully greets every patron at Simply Southern Smokehouse. The energy and joy that he exudes as he bounces from table to table, is the finest example of southern hospitality. Dinner and a Show Collington began his career in the restaurant industry at the Filling…

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Featured Image Of Selma Reburn

June 2019 Caroliner

Selma Reburn came to Myrtle Beach in February of 1987 with plans to partially retire and spend her afternoons playing golf. However, after starting a part- time teller position with Carolina Trust thirty-two years ago, she’s now become the backbone of our organization. Where It All Started When Selma first began in 1987, Carolina Trust was known as the Myrtle…

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Featured Image Of Lt. Col James B. Kendrick

May 2019 Caroliner

When you first meet Lieutenant Colonel James B. Kendrick, USAF/Retired, he will try to make you believe he is nothing special and just an average man. However, with a lifetime of serving others, whether in the United States Air Force or as Carolina Trust Board of Directors Emeritus, one will quickly realize to know Lt/Col. Kendrick’s, and to talk with him…

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Featured Image Of Rhett Graham

April 2019 Caroliner

“Teal Nation” is a familiar motto that can often be heard around the Coastal Carolina University Campus. It’s the name that many students and alumni use to refer to the CCU Family. Because of our great working relationship with CCU’s Director of Corporate Sales and Sponsorships, Rhett Graham, Carolina Trust is proud to consider itself a part of “Teal Nation.” …

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Featured Image Of The Boulavsky Family

March 2019 Caroliner

Losing your family home to a house fire is one of the most tragic events you can experience. Having this happen to your family twice is beyond the scope of imagining for most of us. Yet the Boulavsky family has endured this along with an even greater personal tragedy. In previous years, Elaine Boulavsky, wife to Greg and mother to…

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Featured Image Of Roosevelt Scott

February 2019 Caroliner

Roosevelt Scott is the founder and owner of the popular Scott’s BBQ Restaurant (2734 Hemingway Hwy) in Hemingway, SC. He’s a pillar of the community and has been a member of Carolina Trust for more than 30 years.  Scott was born and raised right here in Hemingway. He tried living in Philadelphia when he was a young man but decided…

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