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Horry County Closes Certain Facilities to the Public

On March 16, 2020 in Closings, County News

All Horry County Government offices will operate on a regular schedule Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

Beginning tomorrow, the following offices and facilities will be closed to the public: 

  • Libraries
  • Recreation Centers
  • Museum & Farm
  • Veterans Affairs

Staff in these offices and facilities will still report to work. 

Additional event cancellations include the Parks and Recreation Pier to Pier Beach Run. All Horry County Parks and Recreation and Library programs are canceled, including organized athletics. 

We strongly urge the public to handle business with the County online where possible. Public use of the Government & Justice Center should be limited to necessary transactions. At this time, the Treasurer’s Office is offering free e-check payments for business license and hospitality fee transactions. 

Emergency management staff and the administrators are continuing to monitor the situation with COVID-19 in our community. Please be advised that conditions may change quickly requiring new or additional closures and cancellations. Any updates will be provided as soon as possible. Please visit or our social media feeds for the most up-to-date information.