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Palmetto Pointe Boulevard Extension Open

Conway, South Carolina (November 27, 2019)—Horry County Officials announced today that the extension of Palmetto Pointe Boulevard is officially open to traffic. The project extends the existing section of Palmetto Pointe Boulevard to connect to SC Hwy. 544 at the Big Block Road intersection. The new road includes bike and pedestrian improvements such as sidewalks and wider travel lanes. Drivers traveling in the area are reminded to travel cautiously and be aware of road signs and speed limits.



Upcoming Meetings for December 2-6, 2019

Horry County Administration Committee

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 2 p.m.

Horry County Government & Justice Center, County Council Conference Room

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

 

Horry County Planning Commission

Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 5:30 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 Participates In US Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Campaign

Horry County Government is proud to be a part of the 2019 US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign once again this year. Donation boxes will be available at the following County offices:

  • Airports:
  • Conway Airport-FBO, 1700 Airport Road, Conway
  • Myrtle Beach International Airport, 1101 Jetport Road, Myrtle Beach
  • Myrtle Beach International Airport-General Aviation-FBO, 1250 Airdrome Street, Myrtle Beach
  • North Myrtle Beach Airport-FBO, 2800 Terminal Street, North Myrtle Beach
  • Horry County Government & Justice Center, 1301 Second Avenue, Conway-Sheriff's Security Desk
  • L.W. Paul Living History Farm, 2279 Harris Shortcut Road, Conway
  • Library Branches:
  • Aynor, 500 9th Avenue, Aynor
  • Bucksport, 7657 Hwy 701 S, Conway
  • Carolina Forest, 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach
  • Conway, 801 Main Street, Conway
  • Green Sea, 5331 Highway 9, Green Sea
  • Little River, 107 Highway 57 North, Little River
  • Loris, 4316 Main Street, Loris
  • North Myrtle Beach, 910 1st Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach
  • Socastee, 141 707 Connector Road, Myrtle Beach
  • South Strand, 9630 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach
  • Surfside, 410 Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach
  • Museum, 805 Main Street, Conway
  • Police Precincts:
  • Central Precinct, 2560 Main Street, Conway
  • North Precinct, 109 Highway 57 N., Little River
  • South Precinct, 9630 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach
  • West Precinct, 5527 Highway 9, Green Sea
  • Recreation:
  • Administration, 2830 Oak Street, Conway
  • Carolina Forest, 2254 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach
  • James Frazier, 1370 Bucksport Road, Conway
  • North Strand, 120 Hwy 57S, Little River
  • South Strand, 9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach
  • Register of Deeds Office, Government & Justice Center, 1301 Second Avenue, Conway
  • Treasurer’s Offices:
  • Conway, Government & Justice Center, 1301 Second Avenue, Conway
  • Little River, Ralph Ellis Building, 107 Hwy 57 N., Little River
  • Myrtle Beach, Olin Blanton Building, 1201 21st Avenue, Myrtle Beach
  • South Strand, South Strand Complex, 9630 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach
  • Veteran's Affairs, 1949 Industrial Park Road, Conway

The US Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program distributes new, unwrapped toys to needy children ages 0 -12 years old in Horry County.

Boxes will be at the above locations by Tuesday, November 26, 2019, and Horry County will collect toys until December 12, 2019.

Please note that Horry County is NOT a distribution point and cannot take requests for toys. Requests to receive toys through the program should be directed to the local Toys for Tots website.

 



Keep Horry County Beautiful's New Survey Asks for Input on Plastic Bags

Keep Horry County Beautiful, a subcommittee of the Horry County Parks and Open Space Board has a mission to end litter, reduce waste, and beautify communities. As part of this mission, Keep Horry County Beautiful and their partners have picked-up over 122,000 pounds of litter in 2018! In an effort to shape the future of a litter-free Horry County, Keep Horry County Beautiful and their partners including the Horry County Solid Waste Authority, Grand Strand Surfrider Foundation, CCU’s Sustain Coastal, and the Coastal Waccamaw Stormwater Education Consortium has launched a survey on recycling and single-use plastic bags intended to gather input to guide education and outreach.

Anyone interested in taking the survey is invited to access it online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KHCBSingleUsePlastics. The survey is anticipated to be available for three to six months with an end date in April or May 2020. A link to the survey will be posted on the Keep Horry County Beautiful Facebook page and distributed via email to those who have expressed interest in receiving communication from Keep Horry County Beautiful. The survey may also be shared by our partner organizations and their members.

If you would like to be added to the contact list for Keep Horry County Beautiful by calling (843) 915-5340 or by email. You can also sign up for additional communications from the Planning & Zoning Department, by visiting the website.



Upcoming Meetings for November 27-29, 2019

Horry County Planning Commission Workshop

Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 3 p.m.

Horry County Government & Justice Center, County Council Chambers

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

 

Keep Horry County Beautiful

Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 11:30 a.m.

Horry County Government & Justice Center, Multipurpose Rooms

Click here to view and download the agenda.

 

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Friday, November 29, 2019

Horry County Government offices are closed for Thanksgiving.



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