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Horry County Government Weekly Update for December 2-6, 20013

Click HERE for the Horry County Government Weekly Update for November 25 - November 29, 2013.  Click HERE for map.


Travelers Asked to Allow Extra Time This Holiday Season

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - The holiday season brings a large volume of people in and out of the Myrtle Beach area and we are asking that all of our passenger’s and guests please allow extra time for traveling.  We have also opened up our overflow parking areas to accommodate our passenger’s needs.   There will not be any additional charges and the price will remain the same if passengers use the overflow parking areas.   

  • For your convenience, please plan your travels accordingly and allow extra time during the holiday season. 
  • If possible, please drop off passengers in front of the airport at the Arrival/Departure Curb to aid in the travel process. 
Short Term/Hourly Parking                                                                                  Long Term Parking 

0-20 Minutes – Free                                                                                            0-4 Hours - $2.00 

Each Additional 20 minutes - $1.00                                                                     4-24 Hours - $9.00 

Maximum for Day - $15.00   

Credit Card Lot 

$1.00 per hour/Maximum for the day is $7.00 (Least Expensive Option for Overnight & Extended Parking) 

About the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) The Myrtle Beach International Airport is a full-service facility that serves as the gateway to the Grand Strand.  The Myrtle Beach International Airport is owned by Horry County and operated by the Department of Airports.  MYR is currently served by Delta Air Lines, Spirit, and US Airways offering non-stop service to over 25 cities.

 



Homicide Suspect Formally Charged

 

Conway, South Carolina-The suspect arrested by the Horry County Police Department in connection with a deadly shooting over the weekend has been formally charged.   

On November 23rd, 2013 at approximately 8:30, Officers with the Horry County Police Department responded to the intersection of Hwy. 701 and Hwy. 22 in the Conway section of Horry County in reference to a shooting.  Upon their arrival, they learned that the driver of a vehicle had been shot while operating his vehicle.  Detectives with the Horry County Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene and an investigation was initiated.   

Detectives learned that prior to the shooting; a drug transaction took place between the victim and the suspect where the money used in the transaction was counterfeit.  As a result the suspect began following the victim until the intersection of Hwy. 701 and Hwy. 22 where multiple shots were fired.  The victim was struck at that time.  A second victim fled the car without injury and ran to safety.   

As a result of the investigation, Detectives were able to identify the suspect involved in the incident.  At approximately 5:45am on November 24th, the suspect was taken into custody by the Horry County Police Department a short distance from his home in Little River.   

In addition, the second victim was taken into custody in connection with his involvement in the counterfeit bills.  

Arrested: 

Christopher Evon Smith (30 YOA B/M) DOB: 03-29-83.  He resides in the Little River section of Horry County.  He is currently in custody at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center. Charge: Murder   

Aaron Lee Campbell (40 YOA W/M) DOB: 09-14-73.  He resides in Raleigh, North Carolina.  He is currently in custody at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center. Charge: Forgery less than $10,000



Horry County Government Weekly Update for November 25 - November 29, 2013

Click HERE for the Horry County Government Weekly Update for November 25 - November 29, 2013.  Click HERE for map.



Horry County Animal Care Center's 2nd Annual Home for the Holidays Event

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Animal Care Center wants to send all of the animals in the shelter “Home for the Holidays” this year.  

As part of this special event, the Animal Care Center will feature special rates for animal adoptions throughout the month of December.  

  • Cat Adoptions are just $25.00 
  • Dog Adoptions are just $50.00 
  • Adoptions include spay or neuter, vaccines and microchip implant. 
The Horry County Animal Care Center’s goal is to adopt 200 wonderful pets into loving homes before Christmas!  

For more information, contact the Horry County Animal Care Center at 915-5172.

Click HERE to see all the wonderful pets the Animal Care Center has up for adoption.



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