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Horry County Government Weekly Update for June 30-July 4, 2014

Click HERE for Horry County Government's Weekly Update for June 30 - July 4, 2014.

County Receives Financial Award

Conway, South Carolina – The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Horry County by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the year ended June 30, 2013. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to the Horry County Finance Department.

The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the standards of the program, including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR. The Horry County CAFR can be read in full, on its website at This is the 27th consecutive year that Horry County has received this award.

The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government financial professionals with offices in Chicago, IL, and Washington, D.C.

RFP Selection for Vending Machine Concessions & EOC Concession Services

Conway, South Carolina – Recommendations will be made to County Administrator Chris Eldridge by the Evaluation Committee regarding Request for Proposals (RFP) 2013-14-001 for Horry County Vending Machine Services and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Concession Services. The recommendation will be made on Monday, July 7, at 11:30 a.m. in the Administrator’s Conference Room at the Horry County Government and Justice Center, 1301 Second Avenue in Conway.

Horry County Offices to Close for Independence Day

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014, 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.

In addition, all branches of the Horry County Memorial Library System will be closed Saturday, July 5, 2014.

Used Book Sale to Support Library Endowment Fund

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Memorial Library will hold a Used Book Sale July 14-July 16, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Library Administration Offices located at 1008 5th Avenue in Conway. Materials for sale include hardback books, paperbacks and children’s books with nothing costing over fifty cents! Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Horry County Memorial Library Endowment Fund, which provides speakers, training, etc. for the entire library system.

For more information, contact the Horry County Memorial Library Administration Office at 843-248-915-5285.