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Horry County News and Announcements


Conway Library To Temporarily Close

Conway, South Carolina – Due to a maintenance issue, the Conway branch of the Horry County Memorial Library will close Thursday, July 13, 2017, at 3 p.m.

During the closure, patrons are encouraged to visit the Horry County Memorial Library’s other nine locations throughout Horry County.

For a list of locations or more information visit the Horry County Memorial Library online or contact the Horry County Memorial Library Administrative offices at 843-915-5285.

Hardwick Inducted Into NENA Hall of Fame

Conway, South Carolina – The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) recently inducted Horry County E-911 Director, Renee Hardwick, into their Hall of Fame, which is the highest honor that the organization can bestow. Hardwick received the honor due to her significant contributions toward the objectives of NENA while serving a full term as President of NENA. Hardwick was also chosen for her vision on NENA’s future, highlighting her desire for the organization to tackle technology, staffing and funding issues.

Harwick has been employed with Horry County for 33 years and has worked in the E-911 Department for 27 of those years.

About NENA: The 9-1-1 Association

The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) serves its more than 11,000 members and the greater public safety community as the only non-profit professional organization solely focused on 9-1-1 policy, technology, operations, and education issues. NENA develops standards and resources for 9-1-1 systems and operations; provides education, training, and certifications for 9-1-1 professionals; informs policymakers about issues facing 9-1-1; and educates the public about 9-1-1 systems, their importance, and their proper uses. Learn more at 


Horry County Government Weekly Update for July 10-14, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, releases, events and road construction for the week of July 10-14, 2017.

Horry County Legacy Business Recognition

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Board of Architectural Review’s Legacy Business Recognition Program will recognize two North Myrtle Beach businesses on July 13, 2017, with ribbon cutting ceremonies. A ceremony will be held at Dew’s Appliances at 10 a.m. and Hoskins Restaurant at 10:30 a.m. The ceremonies are free and open to the public.

Since 1947, Dew's, a family-owned appliance and HVAC business, has been a local tradition in North Myrtle Beach and the surrounding North and South Carolina communities.

Hoskins Restaurant has been a staple in the North Myrtle Beach area for almost 70 years. It was opened in 1948 by Hubert and Leona Hoskins. Today, the restaurant continues to be staffed and run by family members. 

The Horry County Legacy Business Recognition Program pays tribute to local businesses that have contributed to the economic heritage of Horry County for more than 50-continuous years. Dew’s Appliances is located at 2203 S. Highway 17 in North Myrtle Beach and Hoskins Restaurant is located at 405 Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. For more information, contact Mary Catherine Hyman, Senior Planner with Horry County Planning & Zoning at 843-915-5340.