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Outdoor Burning Ban Issued for Horry County

Conway, South Carolina –Horry County Government has initiated an outdoor burning ban for Monday, January 30, 2017, for unincorporated Horry County.

The ban has been placed due to low relative humidity and wind speeds.  Outdoor burning is strictly prohibited until during the ban and such burning if it occurs would be in violation of law.

For more information, contact Horry County Fire Rescue at (843) 915-5190.

 



Horry County Government Weekly Update for January 30-February 3, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas and road construction for the week of January 30-February 3, 2017.



Moody's Upgrades Horry County's Bond Rating

Conway, South Carolina –Moody’s Investors Services has upgraded Horry County’s General Obligation bond rating from Aa2 to Aa1. This upgrade means Horry County now has the second highest possible credit rating from Moody’s. The upgrade gives the county the opportunity to receive lower interest rates on future borrowing and is a reflection of the improving local economy; and strong financial management by County Council and staff.

Moody’s recognized the county’s sizeable and diversify tax base as a credit strength. Moody’s also noted the county’s sound fund balance reserves that are bolstered by formal financial policies.

“Horry County is pleased that Moody’s recognized the strength of our local economy and financial management,” stated Horry County Council Chairman Mark Lazarus. “This achievement could not have been accomplished without the hard work of our highly qualified financial staff and the stewardship of all of our employees.”



Horry County Government Weekly Update for January 23-27, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, events, releases and road construction for the week of January 23-27, 2017.



Horry County Government Weekly Update for January 16-20, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, events, releases and road construction for the week of January 16-20, 2017.



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