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Hurricane Matthew Update: Horry County Office to Close Per Governor's Executive Order

On October 4, 2016 in Closings, Emergencies, General, Public Safety

Date: October 5, 2016

Time: 8 p.m.

Conway, South Carolina – By executive order of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, all Horry County Government's offices, and all circuit/family and magistrates courts are closed Wednesday, October 5, through Friday, October 7, 2016.

Although county offices were mandated to close, almost 60 to 70 percent of Horry County’s workforce are deemed “essential” employees and will be working to support the Horry County Emergency Operations Center, the potential evacuation of Horry County and the needs of our citizens and local businesses.

Other items of interest:

  • The Myrtle Beach International Airport will remain open. People are encouraged to check with their airlines on flight status throughout the rest of the week and this weekend.
  • The Horry County Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, October 6, has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 13, at 5:30 p.m.
  • Horry County will open its phone bank to assist the public with any questions or concerns regarding Hurricane Matthew on Wednesday, October 5, at 8 a.m. That number is (843) 915-5150.