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Notice of Special Election for Horry County Council District 3

Conway, South Carolina – Below is the Special Election schedule for Horry County Council District 3.

11/3/2015    Special Primary Election

11/5/2015    10:00 a.m. certification   (Elections Office)

11/17/2015  Runoff Election

11/19/2015  10:00 a.m. certification   (Elections Office)

12/22/2015  General Election

12/28/2015  10:00 a.m. certification   (Elections Office)

Filings will open at noon on Friday, September 4, 2015, and close at noon on Monday, September 14, 2015. The following precincts are eligible to vote for Horry County Council District 3:

  • Carolina Bays (split precinct)
  • Carolina Forest #1(split precinct)
  • Coastal Lane #1
  • Coastal Lane #2
  • Emerald Forest #1
  • Emerald Forest #2
  • Jet Port #1 (split precinct)
  • Jet Port #2 (split precinct)
  • Myrtlewood #1
  • Sea Oats #1
  • Sea Oats #2

The Horry County Government & Justice Center will NOT open its multi-purpose rooms for public viewing of election results. Unofficial results from the election will be posted on Horry County’s website immediately after the results are tallied. The results will be on the county’s homepage and will be updated every five minutes. In order to receive the latest information, users will need to hit their “Refresh” or “Reload” button. The polls will close at 7 p.m. and the results will then be tallied.

For more information, please contact the Horry County Registration & Elections Office at (843) 915-5440.

2nd Annual Horry County Community Cleanup Day

Conway, South Carolina – Horry County Council, in conjunction with Keep Horry County Beautiful and numerous partners, will host a countywide, volunteer litter cleanup event Saturday, November 7, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The event will feature 11-locations around the county where volunteers can choose to participate. Sign-in at each location will begin at 8:30 a.m. with roadside pickup to begin at 9 am to noon. 

Volunteers are invited to a post celebration party at the Historic Horry County Courthouse in Conway from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m.  The litter collected at the various locations around the county will be transported to and displayed at the center.  There will be food, prizes, entertainment, and much more!

Pre-registration is highly encouraged and available on the Horry County website.  Volunteers may follow the link to pre-register online or may download the preregistration form and mail it to Nancy Tindall, Horry County Planning & Zoning, 1301 2nd Ave, Conway, SC 29526.  The public is invited to participate as well as church groups, civic organizations, community associations, local businesses, etc. Come out and show your support for a cleaner Horry County!

Volunteers should also download a waiver form to bring to the registration table on the day of the event. One form will be required per individual. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CLEANUP EVENT WITHOUT A SIGNED WAIVER FORM!   Please note that participants who are at least 16 years of age, but under 18 years of age, must have a parent or other legal custodian sign the waiver form.  NO PARTICIPANTS UNDER THE AGE OF 16 YEARS WILL BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE WITHOUT PRESENCE OF A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN.

Volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes to participate and are encouraged to wear long sleeves, long pants, leather shoes or boots, and eye protection.  Trash bags, gloves, a wristband, and a brightly colored t-shirt will be provided the day of the event.

For more information on the 2nd Annual Horry County Community Cleanup Day, contact Nancy Tindall with Horry County Planning & Zoning at 843-915-5340 or email her.




Conway, South Carolina – Contractors for the SC-31 Extension Project will close a portion of Enterprise Road on Monday, September 14, 2015, for approximately nine months to construct the new Enterprise Road Bridge over SC-31. The closure will take place from Hunter’s Horn Lane to Butler Road. Enterprise Road is expected to reopen to all traffic in June 2016. Electronic message boards are placed around the detour to notify motorists of the closure. Detour maps are attached.

The SC-31 Extension Project extends the current terminus at SC-544 to SC-707, a distance of approximately 3.8 miles. The project began construction in March 2014 and will be a multi-lane freeway facility with a grassed median that will include a bridge over the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, a partial interchange at SC-544 and a full interchange at SC-707. The approximate $190M total project is currently 40% complete and is expected to be completed in summer 2017. 

Enterprise DetourTC031 Detour

Oath of Office Scheduled for Cam Crawford

Conway, South Carolina – The Oath of Office Ceremony for new Horry County Council District 6 Councilman Cam Crawford will be held Monday, August 10, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. in Horry County Council Chambers located in the Horry County Government & Justice Center, 1301 Second Avenue in Conway. 

Horry County Government Weekly Update for July 27 - July 31, 2015

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, releases, events and road construction for the week of July 27 - July 31, 2015.