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Horry County Participates in US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Campaign

Conway, South Carolina –Horry County Government is proud to be a part of the 2017 US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign once again this year. Donation boxes will be available at the following County offices:

  • Auditor's Office, 1301 Second Avenue, Conway.
  • Carolina Forest Recreation Center, 2254 Carolina Forest Boulevard, Myrtle Beach.
  • Emergency Management, 2560 Main Street, Conway.
  • J. Reuben Long Detention Center, 4150 J. Reuben Long Avenue, Conway.
  • L.W. Paul Living History Farm, 2279 Harris Shortcut Road, Conway.
  • Horry Fire Rescue (locations below):
    • Administration, 2560 Main Street, Conway.
    • Station 4, 693 Forestbrook Road, Myrtle Beach.
    • Station 7, 10228 Kings Road, Myrtle Beach.
    • Station 24, 640 Ninth Avenue, Aynor..
  • Horry County Government & Justice Center, Sheriff’s Security Desk, 1301 Second Avenue, Conway.
  • Horry County Museum, 805 Main Street, Conway.
  • Horry County Police Department (locations below):
    • North Precinct, 109 Highway 57 North, Little River.
    • South Precinct, 9630 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach.
    • West Precinct, 5527 Highway 9, Green Sea.
  • South Strand Complex, 9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach
  • Horry County Public Works Facility, 4401 Privetts Lane, Conway.
  • Myrtle Beach International Airport, 1100 Jetport Road, Myrtle Beach.
  • Myrtle Beach International, General Aviation, 1250 Airdrome Street, Myrtle Beach.
  • North Myrtle Beach Library, 910 1st Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach.
  • South Strand Recreation Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach.
  • South Strand Magistrate’s Office, 9630 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach.
  • Surfside Library, 410 Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach.
  • Treasurer’s Office (all locations as below):
    • Government & Justice Center, 1301 Second Avenue, Conway.
    • Olin Blanton Building, 1201 21st Avenue, Myrtle Beach.
    • Ralph Ellis Complex, 107 Hwy 57 North, Little River.
    • South Strand Complex, 9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach
  • Veteran's Affairs, 2830 Oak Street, Conway.

The US Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program distributes new, unwrapped toys to needy children ages 0 -12 years old in Horry County.

Boxes will be at the above locations by Friday, December 1, 2017, and Horry County will collect toys until December 19, 2017.

Please note that Horry County is NOT a distribution point and cannot take requests for toys. Requests to receive toys through the program should be directed to the local Toys for Tots website.

For more information on Horry County Government’s involvement in Toys for Tots, contact Kelly Lee Brosky at (843) 915-5390 or by email
 



Horry County Government Weekly Update for November 27-December 1, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, releases, events, and road construction for the week of November 27-December 1, 2017.



Horry County Weekly Update for November 20-24, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, releases, events and road construction for the week of November 20-24, 2017.



Horry County Home Consortium Public Meeting

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County HOME Consortium will hold community meetings to obtain input into the development of the Horry County HOME Consortium Consolidated Plan, which affects the program and funding for housing and community development projects from 2018 to 2022. The purpose of the meeting is to receive public comment on the housing needs within the HOME Consortium region.

The community is asked to participate: 

1) Attend one of the following public community meetings:

  • November 28, 2017 at 3:00pm at Williamsburg County Library – 306 North Main Street Hemingway, SC 29554
  • November 29, 2017 at 4:00pm at Myrtle Beach City Hall – 937 Broadway Street Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
  • December 4, 2017 at 4:00pm at Horry County Community Development office – 1515 4th Avenue Conway, SC 29526
  • December 7, 2017 at 4:00pm at Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments – 1230 Highmarket Street Georgetown, SC 29440

2) Provide written comments which can be delivered to the Community Development Office, 1515 Fourth Avenue, Conway, SC, 29526. You may also email your comments to Courtney Kaine, Michael Dobson, or Carol Weistner.

Citizens, community representatives, and nonprofit organizations are invited to attend these important meetings to offer comments on the housing and community development needs of the Consortium and to make recommendations for the types of activities to be undertaken to address those needs.

If any non-English speaking persons or persons with mobility, visual or hearing impairments wish to attend the public meetings and have special needs, or who have any questions, please notify the Horry County Community Development Office at 843-915-7033 in advance so that appropriate accommodations may be made. It is the policy of Horry County Government to assure that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin or sex, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise discriminated against under any of its federally funded programs and activities. Any person who believes his/her Title VI protection has been violated may file a complaint. For additional information concerning the Title VI complaint procedures, contact Title VI Coordinator Denise Hagemeier at 843-915-7354.



Horry County Hires New Public Information Officer

Conway, South Carolina—Horry County names Kelly Moore as the new Public Information Officer. Her first day is Monday, November 13, 2017.
 
Moore grew up in South Carolina. She is a graduate of Clemson University and holds a Master of Public Administration from the College of Charleston. Moore served as the Audience Development Manager at North Carolina Stage Company in Asheville, North Carolina and most recently as the Public Relations and Event Coordinator with the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs in Charleston, South Carolina.
 
Moore’s responsibilities will include releasing information about County initiatives and updates. She will also manage the website for Horry County.  “I’m excited to be joining a great team,” says Moore; “I look forward to helping citizens engage with Horry County.”


 



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