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Horry County News and Announcements


US 17 Bypss/SC 707 Intersection To Be Closed Overnight October 8 and 9

Conway, South Carolina – Contractors will paint the underneath of the bridge structure requiring the temporary closure of the US 17 Bypass/SC 707 Intersection on Wednesday, October 8, and Thursday, October 9, from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m., weather permitting.

During this time period, motorists will be able to travel north and south bound on US 17 Bypass, however no left turns will be allowed from US 17 Bypass at the intersection of SC 707 and Farrow Parkway. Motorists traveling on SC 707 and Farrow Parkway when approaching the intersection will not be allowed to travel through the intersection or make left turns. Only right turns will be allowed off of SC 707 and Farrow Parkway onto US 17 Bypass.

The recommended access for south bound US 17 Bypass and SC 707 wanting to go east on Farrow Parkway would be to use the US 17/SC 544 Interchange. The recommended access for north bound US 17 and Farrow Parkway wanting to go west on SC 707 would be to use the Fantasy Harbour/US 17 Interchange. The alternative detours/routes are placed on signage throughout the vicinity of the project. 

Horry County Treasurer's and Auditor's Offices to Close Friday, October 3rd

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County Treasurer’s and Horry County Auditor’s Offices will close Friday, October 3, 2014, to transition to a new tax software system. The new system, QS1, currently serves 29 of the 46 counties in South Carolina and will now be utilized in Horry County.

In addition, Internet payments will not be accessible and credit/debit transactions cannot be made at any of the Horry County Treasurer’s offices beginning at noon Thursday, October 2, 2014, until 8 a.m. Monday, October 6, 2014.

October Library Schedules

Conway, South Carolina – All branches of the Horry County Memorial Library System will have a delayed opening Thursday, October 2 due to in-house training.  Branches normally open on Thursdays will not open until 1:30 p.m. 

The Surfside Beach branch will be closed Saturday, October 4, 2014, due to the Surfside Beach Family Festival.  Also the Loris branch will be closed Saturday, October 18, 2014, due to the Loris Bog Off.

For more information, please contact the Horry County Memorial Library System Administration Office at 843-915-5285.

Horry County Veteran's Affairs Office to Close for Mandatory Training

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Veteran’s Affairs Office will close Tuesday, October 7, 2014, through Friday, October 10, 2014, to allow staff to attend mandatory training.  Citizens who require assistance during that time period may call the Regional Call Center at 1-800-827-1000.  The Horry County Veteran’s Affairs Office will reopen Monday, October 13, 2014, at 8 a.m.

For further information, contact Horry County Veteran’s Affairs at 843-915-5480.

Horry County Offices to Close for Labor Day

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor 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.