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Horry County Legislative Delegation Seeking Applicants for Boards and Commissions

The Horry County Legislative Delegation is currently seeking applicants for the following board that has vacancies, expired terms, or terms that expire in the near future:

  • South Carolina Foster Care Review Board-15B & 15C
  • Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
  • Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Horry County
  • Horry County Higher Education Commission
  • Horry County Transportation Committee
  • Murrells Inlet/Garden City Fire District Board

The Horry & Georgetown County Legislative Delegations are currently seeking applicants for the following board that has vacancies, expired terms, or terms that expire in the near future:

  • South Carolina State Board of Education 

Individuals interested in serving should call the Horry County Legislative Delegation office at (843) 915-5130 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The deadline for receiving applications is Monday, October 14, 2019.



Horry County to Conduct Aerial Mosquito Spraying

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

  • September 23, 2019- Hwy 90 corridor, Red Bluff, and Allsbrook.

Aerial spraying will be conducted 30-minutes prior to sunset and 30-minutes after sunset, 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. You can submit the location of your hive online here. An interactive map will be posted here

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 Animal Care Center to Hold Pet Vaccination Clinic

The Horry County Animal Care Center will hold its monthly vaccination clinic October 15, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the shelter located at 1923 Industrial Park Road in Conway. The following services are offered:

  • Distemper/Parvo-$10--must be at least 8-weeks old (canine)
  • Bordatella-$10--must be at least 8-weeks old (canine)
  • Rabies- $10--must be at least 4-months old (canine & feline)
  • Microchip-$15--must be at least 8-weeks old (canine & feline)
  • Rhinotracheitis/Calici-$10--must be at least 8-weeks old (feline)

We ask that dogs be on a hand-held leash and cats in a pet carrier.

To view animals currently available for adoption, stray intakes or for more information on the monthly clinics, contact the Horry County Animal Care Center at 843-915-5172, follow them on Facebook, or visit the website



Upcoming Meetings September 23-27, 2019

Keep Horry County Beautiful

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.

Horry County Government & Justice Center, Multipurpose Rooms

Click here to view and download the agenda.

 

Horry County Administration Committee

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 2 p.m.

Horry County Government & Justice Center, Council Conference Room

Click here to view and download the agenda or here for the full packet.

 

Horry County Stormwater Advisory Committee

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 3 p.m.

Horry County Government & Justice Center, Multipurpose Rooms

Click here to view and download the agenda.

 

Horry County Planning Commission Workshop

Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 3 p.m.

Horry County Government & Justice Center, Multipurpose Rooms

Click here to view and download the agenda or here for the full packet.

 

Horry County Memorial Library Board of Trustees

Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

Conway Library, 801 Main Street

Click here to view and download the agenda.



Horry County to Conduct Aerial Mosquito Spraying This Week

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

  • September 19, 2019- Hwy 378 and Bucksport areas
  • September 20, 2019- Juniper Bay area and Highway 905/Highway 22 area

Aerial spraying will be conducted 30-minutes prior to sunset and 30-minutes after sunset, 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. An interactive map will be posted here

In addition, citizens who need to request spraying in their area can contact the Horry County Road & Drainage Hotline at 843-381-8000.



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