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The L.W. Paul Living History Farm 9th "Annual Tobacco Heritage Day"

August 3, 2013 -- The friends of the Horry County Museum will be sponsoring the 9th annual Tobacco Heritage Festival on Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 9:00am until 3:00 pm. Hand tying and stringing of tobacco and a variety of domestic activities such as grinding grits and meal, cooking on a wood stove, blacksmithing, soap making and traditional music, etc. will be demonstrated at the L. W. Paul Living History Farm located at the corner of Hwy 701 North and Harris Shortcut Road in Conway, SC. Live music, children’s activities, and interpretations of rural farm life in Horry County during the early 20th century will be featured as well. For more information, please contact the L. W. Paul Living History Farm on 2279 Harris Shortcut Road, Conway at 843-365-3596 or email or the Horry County Museum located on the corner of 5th Avenue and Main Street in historic downtown Conway, SC, at 843-915-5320 or e-mail

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Horry County to Host Equine Disaster Preparedness Workshop

Conway, South Carolina — The Horry County Animal Care Center and Horry County Emergency Management will host an Equine Disaster Preparedness Workshop Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at 7 p.m. at the Horry County Government & Justice Center, 1301 Second Avenue, Conway.

Speakers from the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, Clemson University, and Horry County Emergency Management will discuss emergency preparedness, evacuation tips, important health issues and other topics for horse owners.

For more information, contact the Horry County Animal Care Center at 843-915-5172.

Horry County Offices to Close for Independence Day

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2013, 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.

Animal Care Center to Hold Pet Vaccination Clinic

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Animal Care Center will hold a vaccination clinic, 18 July 2013, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the animal shelter located at 1923 Industrial Park Road in Conway. The Clinic will offer the following services:

  • 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 will be holding these clinics monthly.  For more information, contact the Horry County Animal Care Center at 915-5172

Skipper Road to Close for Repairs

Conway, South Carolina — Horry County Public Works will close Skipper Road (a cut through road that connects Cultra Road to Oak Street in the north Conway section of Horry County) at 8 a.m. on Monday, June 24, 2013, for repairs. Depending on weather conditions, the road is expected to remain closed until 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2013. 

For more information, contact Horry County Public Works at 843-915-5410.