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Steel Girders to be Set Over SC 707 for SC 31 Bridge

Conway, South Carolina – Steel girders for the SC31 Bridge will be set over SC 707 and is anticipated to take two weeks to complete. The project will begin on Tuesday, May 10, from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. and continuing the same hours through Thursday, May 12, weather permitting, and again on Sunday, May 15, from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. and continuing the same hours through, May 19, weather permitting.

During this time period, motorists will encounter periodic closures of SC707 (both lanes) where the bridge is being erected near Moss Creek Road. (See map.) These closures will occur in 20 minute increments. Motorists are encouraged to use US Highway 17 Bypass as an alternative route. 

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Rosewood Boat Landing Reopens

Conway, South Carolina – Rosewood Boat Landing, located at 4698 Peachwood Court, has been reopened after replacement of the existing ramp.
 
Contact Horry County Parks & Recreation at 843-915-5330 for more information about County parks, boat landings, and recreation programs.
 



Horry County Government Weekly Update for May 2-6, 2016

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, events, releases and road construction for the week of May 2-6, 2016.



Horry County Historic Preservation Awards

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Board of Architectural Review and Historic Preservation will hold their annual Historic Preservation Awards May 17, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. at the McCown Auditorium at the Horry County Museum, 805 Main Street, in Conway.

The awards ceremony will showcase historic preservation efforts throughout Horry County during the last year.   A presentation will be given on the Ark Plantation archaeology dig, as well as the Rosenwald Schools of Horry County.  All properties that were designated as historic between May 2015 and April 2016 will receive a certificate acknowledging the honor.   Also being recognized at the event:

  • Ben Burroughs for years of historic preservation activities in Horry County.
  • Herbert Riley for telling the story of Charlie’s Place in Myrtle Beach.
  • Jack Thompson for historic photographic coverage of Horry County. 
  • Nye’s Pharmacy for preserving an icon in the community.
  • Students for their participation in the annual High School Historic Sites & Structures Video Contest.
  • Businesses that have been honored by the Legacy Business Recognition Program.

For more information, contact Mary Catherine Hyman, Senior Planner, in the Horry County Planning & Zoning Department at 843-915-5340.



Horry County Board of Registration & Elections to Conduct Scanner Test

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Board of Registration and Elections will conduct a routine test of the 650 Scanner used to count absentee ballots on Election Day, May 17, 2016.  The test will be held Friday, May 13, 2016, at 9 a.m. at the Horry County Registration & Elections Office located at 1515 4th Avenue in Conway. 

For more information, contact Horry County Registration & Elections at 843-915-5440.



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