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New Features Available on Horry County App, HCConnect

Horry County Government officials announced the release of a new version of HCConnect, the official app for Horry County Government, adding several additional features.

These latest features give users the opportunity to engage in new ways including:

  • Sharing updates from the app on social media platforms
  • Providing feedback with ability to “like” zoning cases in the Planning and Zoning feed
  • Signing up for push notification reminders of upcoming County Council and County Council Committee meetings
  • Reviewing recent social media posts with important updates, safety information and other county news

“Now, more than ever before, users are connecting with Horry County Government online and looking for safe, efficient ways to interact with local government organizations,” said IT/GIS Director Tim Oliver. “We are continuing to develop new features that we think will appeal to our users and allow them to engage with us.”

Users who already have the app downloaded should update the app to see this new functionality. The latest version of HCConnect is now available for free download in the App Store and on Google Play.

HCConnect was created to provide a technology platform to inform, engage, and connect with the people of Horry County. This is a first of its kind app, developed completely in house, creating a direct channel for citizen driven communication and feedback.

If you are on a mobile device, click here to download the app. 

Horry County Launches New App

Conway, South Carolina-Horry County Government is excited to announce the launch of HCConnect, a mobile app designed to empower the community with the information that matters to them.

Some of the features include:

  • M311, allowing users to directly submit service requests for road and drainage, mosquitoes, police, litter, and beach wheelchair requests
  • Personalized feeds, showing users what permit applications, rezoning requests, and reported crimes have recently taken place in their neighborhoods
  • Explore Horry, with information on amenities at all county parks and beach accesses with instant driving directions

Download now:

Apple or Android