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Horry County Government Weekly Update for June 26-30, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, releases, events and road construction for the week of June 26-30, 2017.

Horry County Offices to Close for Independence Day

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in observance of Independence 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.

Horry County Community Development Public Hearing Notice & Annual Action Plan Availability for Review

Conway, South Carolina-Horry County will conduct a public hearing to accept citizen comments on the proposed 2017 - 2018 Annual Action Plan.  The Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Annual Action Plan describes the funded activities for the upcoming year.

Public Hearing Location: Horry County Government & Justice Center, Conference Room C, 1301 Second Ave, Conway, SC 29526

Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 4 p.m.

Copies of the proposed Plan will also be available for public review from July 1, 2017 through July 20, 2017, Monday through Friday, at the following locations: City of Myrtle Beach Neighborhood Services Office, City of Conway Planning Department, and the Horry County Community Development Department.   The plan is also available at the Horry County website.   

Comments may be submitted in writing to Courtney Kain, Community Development Director, 1515 Fourth Avenue, Conway, SC 29526.



Horry County Animal Care Center to Hold Pet Vaccination Clinic

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Animal Care Center (HCACC) will hold a vaccination clinic, 11 July 2017, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the shelter located at 1923 Industrial Park Road in Conway. The following services will be 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)

Dogs and cats are both welcome; dogs must be on a hand-held leash and cats must be in a pet carrier.

The Animal Care Center also holds low cost spay/neuter clinics, which are open to all residents of Horry County. The cost for cats is $50 and dogs are $80 (discounted fees are available for residents receiving government assistance). Contact the HCACC at for more information or to make an appointment.

To help homeless animals find loving homes, the HCACC offers discounted adoptions the first Friday and Saturday of each month. The discounted fee typically includes spaying/neutering, vaccines, heartworm or leukemia testing, heartworm and flea preventative, intestinal parasite treatment and microchipping. Qualifying new pet parents also get 30-days free pet health insurance and coupons from local pet businesses. 

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 us on Facebook, or visit our website

Horry County Government Weekly Update for June 19-23, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, events, releases and road construction for the week of June 19-23, 2017.