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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.

Friends of the Conway Library Host Local Author Beth Pensinger

Conway, South Carolina — The Friends of the Conway Library will host local author Beth Pensinger June 26th at 6 p.m. Ms. Pensinger will speak about the journey of writing and independently publishing her first book, Let Me Fall: The Love Story Between God and His Dimwitted Daughter.

Beth Pensinger is the author of four journals and untold scores of sticky-notes. She lives near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with her husband, dog, and humanhating chameleon. Visit with her at, where she blogs about dirty microwaves, infertility, and the fine qualities of Faramir of Gondor.  

Copies of the author’s book will be available for purchase. The event is free and 
open to the public. Contact the Conway Library at 915-READ (7323) for more information.