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Horry County Government Weekly Update for July 10-14, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, releases, events and road construction for the week of July 10-14, 2017.

Horry County Legacy Business Recognition

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Board of Architectural Review’s Legacy Business Recognition Program will recognize two North Myrtle Beach businesses on July 13, 2017, with ribbon cutting ceremonies. A ceremony will be held at Dew’s Appliances at 10 a.m. and Hoskins Restaurant at 10:30 a.m. The ceremonies are free and open to the public.

Since 1947, Dew's, a family-owned appliance and HVAC business, has been a local tradition in North Myrtle Beach and the surrounding North and South Carolina communities.

Hoskins Restaurant has been a staple in the North Myrtle Beach area for almost 70 years. It was opened in 1948 by Hubert and Leona Hoskins. Today, the restaurant continues to be staffed and run by family members. 

The Horry County Legacy Business Recognition Program pays tribute to local businesses that have contributed to the economic heritage of Horry County for more than 50-continuous years. Dew’s Appliances is located at 2203 S. Highway 17 in North Myrtle Beach and Hoskins Restaurant is located at 405 Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. For more information, contact Mary Catherine Hyman, Senior Planner with Horry County Planning & Zoning at 843-915-5340.

Horry County Government Weekly Update for July 3-7, 2017

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Mark Nugent Named New Public Information/Public Education Officer for Fire Rescue

Conway, South Carolina – Mark Nugent, will become Horry County Fire Rescue’s new Public Information/Public Education Officer. Nugent has been the Emergency Services Coordinator for Middlesex County, Virginia, and is scheduled to begin work on July 10.

Nugent has a 40-plus year career in Fire, Emergency Medical Services, and Emergency Management. Over the years he has built a skill set in team-building, project management, educational program development, and establishing positive community, corporate, and media relations. Nugent’s career includes 35-years with Chesterfield Fire and EMS Department in Virginia, where he last served as Battalion Chief.

Nugent received his Masters of Public Administration from Columbia Southern University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management and Development from Bluefield College in Virginia.

Horry County Boat Landing Gets New Floating Dock

Conway, South Carolina –The Horry County Delegation provided $125,000 in Water Recreational Funds for a 100-foot long new floating dock at Lee’s Landing located at 485 River Road in Conway.  The Water Recreational Funds are part of the tax collected for water recreation through gasoline taxes in South Carolina.

Construction on the dock began in May 2017, by Sweatman Dock Builders from Harleyville, South Carolina and was completed in late June 2017.

For more information about Horry County Parks & Recreation’s 35 boat landings, please visit the website.