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Horry County Drone Project Press Briefing

Who: Horry County IT/GIS Department
 
What: Press Briefing
 
When: Monday, November 14, at 10 a.m.
 
Where: Horry County Technology Building, 103 Elm Street (across from Santee Cooper) in Conway. 
 
Why: The Horry County IT/GIS Department will begin a project using drones to fly the beach
 



Horry County Government Weekly Update for November 14 - 18, 2016

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, events, releases and road construction for the week of November 14, 2016.



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.


Mosquito Spraying Schedule for November 7 and 8, 2016

Horry County will conduct mosquito spraying, weather permitting, in the following areas:

November 7

November 8

Aerial spraying will be conducted in the evenings usually between 7 p.m. and dusk weather permitting. 

The chemicals used for mosquito control spraying are approved by the EPA and pose minimal risk to humans or animals.  Individuals with asthma or other respiratory illness may wish to stay indoors and close windows and doors during spraying.  In addition, homegrown fruits and vegetables should be washed, scrubbed, and/or peeled before eating.

To help keep our honeybee population safe, beekeepers are urged to contact Horry County Stormwater to identify the location of their colonies.  In addition, citizens who need to request spraying in their area can contact the Horry County Road & Drainage Hotline at 843-381-8000.



Horry County Offices to Close for Veteran's Day

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2016, in observance of Veteran’s 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.



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