Public news and announcements are brought to you by the Horry County Public Information Office.
On March 18, 2020
in Closings, Emergencies
For the protection of our employees and our community, all Horry County Government offices will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020 until further notice. This excludes all airports. Limited court functions will continue. All employees will still report to work at their regularly scheduled time.
We strongly urge the public to handle business online where possible. We understand that there are crucial transactions that must take place and are not available online. The public is asked to call those departments directly for information and coordination. Specifically for anyone who needs to file for office, please call 843-915-5440 and make an appointment with Voters Registration & Elections.
County staff remains available by phone and email. Please understand that we are going to be experiencing higher than usual call volumes and there may be delays.
In addition, we have activated the phone bank for questions regarding County specific functions. It will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The phone number is 843-915-5000.
The County Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, 2020 will be canceled.
We understand that these are trying and difficult times. We ask our community to be patient and to continue to practice good hygiene and social distancing.
Horry County officials are actively monitoring conditions and will make ongoing adjustments as called for.
On September 3, 2019
in Closings, County News
HURRICANE DORIAN UPDATE
Horry County Government's offices, and all circuit/family and magistrates courts will be closed Thursday, September 5, 2019, and Friday, September 6, 2019. At this time, Horry County Government offices will remain open on a normal operating schedule Wednesday, September 4, 2019. However, staffing may be lighter than usual and we encourage members of the public to call before they travel to the Government and Justice Center to ensure the office they are visiting is open.
In addition, the Public Safety Committee meeting scheduled to take place next week on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 has been cancelled.
Between 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 ongoing evacuation of Horry County Zone A and the needs of our citizens and local businesses.
Other items of interest:
On September 11, 2018
in Closings, Emergencies
The Horry County Treasurer’s Office (all locations) will close Wednesday at 12 p.m. until further notice due to Hurricane Florence.
Date: September 11, 2018
Time: 4 p.m.
Please note the following status of the various branches of the Horry County Memorial Library:
Closed, Tuesday 9/11:
North Myrtle Beach
Socastee, closing at 5:00 p.m.
Libraries Opening from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, 9/12
Libraries Closed Wednesday, 9/12
On June 23, 2017
in Closings, General
Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 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.
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