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Hurricane Matthew Update: Shelters Being Consolidated

On October 7, 2016 in Emergencies

Date: October 7, 2016

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Conway, South Carolina- Due to low occupancy at some area shelters, locations are being consolidated.  Residents who need to go to a shelter should go to the following seven (of 14) locations:

Horry County Shelters Open

1.      Aynor High School

2.      Conway High School

3.      Green Sea Floyds Middle and High School

4.      Loris High School

5.      North Myrtle Beach High

6.      Palmetto Bay Elementary School

7.      Whittemore Park Middle


The following shelters are on standby:

Horry County Shelters on stand-by

1.      Aynor Elementary School

2.      Aynor Middle School

3.      Blackwater Middle School

4.      Green Sea Floyds Elementary

5.      Loris Elementary School

6.      Loris Middle School

7.      Pee Dee Elementary


The shelter consolidation will allow for the best possible service to those that have evacuated.


For more information, call Horry County Emergency Management at 843-915-5150 or visit Horry County’s website.  Horry County Emergency Management can also be followed on Facebook and Twitter.