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Horry County Offices to Close for Veterans Day

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017, in observance of Veterans Day. Regular courts may be in operation and all jurors, witnesses, etc. may be required to be present.

In addition to the above dates:

  • The Horry County Museum and the L.W. Paul Living History Farm will be closed Friday, November 10, 2017, and Saturday, November 11, 2017.
  • All branches of the Horry County Memorial Library will be closed Friday, November 10, 2017, and Saturday, November 11, 2017.


Horry County Museum Closed Temporarily

Conway, South Carolina – Due to HVAC equipment issues, the Horry County Museum will be closed Tuesday, October 10, 2017.  For more information, contact the L.W. Paul Living History Farm at (843) 365-3596.



Horry County Offices to Close for Thanksgiving

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2016, and Friday, November 25, 2016, in observance of Thanksgiving.  Regular courts may be in operation in the Horry County Government & Justice Center and all jurors, witnesses, etc. will be required to be present.

In addition to the above:

  • All branches of the Horry County Memorial Library System will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, and remain closed through Saturday, November 26, 2016. 
  • The Horry County Museum and L.W. Paul Living History Farm will be closed Wednesday, November 24, 2016, through Saturday, November 26, 2016.


Hurricane Matthew Update for October 10, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.

Date: October 10, 2016

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Hurricane Matthew Update:

  • There are no further curfews for unincorporated Horry County at this time.
  • The City of Loris will have a curfew tonight from 6 p.m.until tomorrow morning at 6 a.m.
  • Horry County Government will be open tomorrow, October 11, 2016. However the following buildings will remain closed due to lack of electricity (this list may be subject to change if electrical services are restored):
    • Aynor Magistrate
    • Aynor Library
    • Bucksport Library
    • Conway Library
    • Green Sea Library
    • Little River Library
    • Loris Library
    • Loris Magistrate
    • Mt. Olive Magistrate
    • Museum
    • North Myrtle Beach Library
    • Veteran’s Affairs
  • There will be no Circuit Court or Family Court hearings on Tuesday, October 11.
  • All magistrate’s court, jury court and traffic court will be cancelled for the remainder of the week.
  • All Common Pleas & General Sessions Jury trials for this week are postponed.
  • Circuit Court jurors for this week have been excused.
  • Citizens can visit the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce link for an up to date listing of businesses that are currently open.
  • Currently there are 57 in the Beach Church shelter.
  • As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, October 10, 2016, initial damage assessments in the unincorporated areas of Horry County include 553 structures, mainly residential properties.  These structures sustained minor damage, which is estimated at $16.5 million.  Damage assessments will continue.
  • The Horry County Solid Waste Authority offices and recycling centers that were safely able are open today. Residents of unincorporated Horry County should utilize the recycling center closest to them to dispose of storm debris.  If your yard/tree debris is larger than six inches in diameter and four feet in length, you must bring the debris to the landfill located at 1886 Highway 90.  If you live within the limits of an incorporated municipality, you should contact municipal officials regarding their debris cleanup procedures.
  • 149+ roads closed
  • Properties along the Waccamaw River & Intracoastal Waterway are asked to monitor river levels closely as they are rising.  The rivers are currently at major flood stage and could continue to rise.  Flooding will be similar to the October 2015 floods.  Residents in these areas should prepare now if they plan on evacuating their property. For information or assistance, citizens in the City of Conway can call 843-488-7664 and Horry County residents should call 843-915-5150.

Horry County Emergency Management can be reached at 843-915-5150 and can also be followed on Facebook and Twitter.

 



Horry County Offices to Close for Good Friday

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will close Friday, March 25, 2016, in observance of Good Friday.  Regular courts may be in operation in the Horry County Government & Justice Center and all jurors, witnesses, etc. will be required to be present.

In addition to the above, all branches of the Horry County Memorial Library, the Horry County Museum and the L.W. Paul Living History Farm will be closed Saturday, March 26, 2015.

*All branches of the Horry County Memorial Library will also be closed Thursday, March 17, 2016, for staff development.



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