HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) – Horry County’s Attorney Arrigo Carotti has resigned and will be retiring from his position as the county’s attorney after serving more than 16 years. 

News13 received a copy of the former county attorney’s resignation letter via a FOIA request. 

The resignation letter was hand delivered to the County Administrator Steven Gosnell April 21. 

In the letter, Carotti expressed gratitude for “wonderful experiences” and stated that it was a “sincere pleasure, honor, and privilege” working as Horry County’s attorney.

His resignation is effective as of Friday. 

Carotti said he is committed to helping the county find a “suitable replacement” and that he would train the next person to ensure a smooth transition.

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Taylor Ford is a digital journalist for News13. She joined the News13 team in January 2023. Taylor is a Florence native and covers the Pee Dee out of News13’s Florence Bureau. Read more of Taylor’s work here.