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Horry County News and Announcements


Horry County Auditor Swearing In Ceremony

Conway, South Carolina-Horry County Auditor Lois Eargle, will be sworn into office Friday, June 30, 2017, at 10 a.m. by the South Carolina Secretary of State, Mark Hammond.  The ceremony is open to the public and will take place at in the Horry County Multipurpose Room located on the second floor of the Horry County Government & Justice Center, 1301 Second Avenue in Conway. This will be Ms. Eargle’s 7th consecutive term in office.

Mosquito Spraying Schedule for June 29, 2017

Horry County will conduct mosquito spraying, weather permitting, in the following areas:

  • June 29th-Dongola Highway Area (July 3rd is the inclement weather date)

Aerial spraying will be conducted in the evenings usually between 5:30-7:30 p.m. and dusk weather permitting. 

The chemicals used for mosquito control spraying are approved by the EPA and pose minimal risk to humans or animals.  Individuals with asthma or other respiratory illness may wish to stay indoors and close windows and doors during spraying.  In addition, homegrown fruits and vegetables should be washed, scrubbed, and/or peeled before eating.

To help keep our honeybee population safe, beekeepers are urged to contact Horry County Stormwater to identify the location of their colonies.  In addition, citizens who need to request spraying in their area can contact the Horry County Road & Drainage Hotline at 843-381-8000.


Horry County Government Weekly Update for June 26-30, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, releases, events and road construction for the week of June 26-30, 2017.

Horry County Offices to Close for Independence Day

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in observance of Independence Day. Regular courts may be in operation in the Horry County Government & Justice Center and all jurors, witnesses, etc. will be required to be present.

Horry County Community Development Public Hearing Notice & Annual Action Plan Availability for Review

Conway, South Carolina-Horry County will conduct a public hearing to accept citizen comments on the proposed 2017 - 2018 Annual Action Plan.  The Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Annual Action Plan describes the funded activities for the upcoming year.

Public Hearing Location: Horry County Government & Justice Center, Conference Room C, 1301 Second Ave, Conway, SC 29526

Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 4 p.m.

Copies of the proposed Plan will also be available for public review from July 1, 2017 through July 20, 2017, Monday through Friday, at the following locations: City of Myrtle Beach Neighborhood Services Office, City of Conway Planning Department, and the Horry County Community Development Department.   The plan is also available at the Horry County website.   

Comments may be submitted in writing to Courtney Kain, Community Development Director, 1515 Fourth Avenue, Conway, SC 29526.