Public news and announcements are brought to you by the Horry County Public Information Office.
On January 13, 2021
in County News
The Waccamaw Coast Line Railroad bridge, at mile 44.4 in Conway, South Carolina will be closed to marine traffic in anticipation of high water. Return to normal operations is to be determined at a later date based on weather and rainfall.
For questions please contact Horry County’s Department of Public Works at (843) 915-541
On December 29, 2020
in Weekly Update
Revision 12/29/20: The December 30, 2020, swearing-in ceremony is open to the public.
Meeting attendees are encouraged to wear a face-covering when entering the building and when social distancing is not possible or practical.
County Council Swearing-In Ceremony
Wednesday, December 30, 2020, 2 p.m.
New Year's Day Holiday
Friday, January 1, 2021
All County offices, except Public Safety operations, will be closed in observance of New Year's Day.
NOTE: There are no meetings scheduled for the week of December 21-25, 2020. Horry County Government will be closed Thursday, December 24, 2020, Friday, December 25, 2020, and Monday, December 28, 2020, in observance of Christmas.
Library & Museum Holiday Hours
In addition to December 24, 2020, December 25, 2020, and December 28, 2020, the Horry County Memorial Library branches, Horry County Museum, and the L.W. Paul Living History Farm will be closed the following:
Library: All branches of the Horry County Memorial Library System will close at 5 p.m. for the week of December 14-18, 2020, December 21-23, and December 29-31, 2020. Additionally, all branches will be closed December 24-28, 2020, and January 1-2, 2021.
Due to increased cases of COVID-19 and potential exposures, the Bucksport Library branch located at 7657 Highway 701 South in Conway will be closed the remainder of this week and next, with an anticipated reopening on Monday, January 4. The other library branches are open and operating on the normal holiday schedule. Curbside pickup is available at those branches and strongly encouraged. Click here for the list of other locations and contact information for the other branches.
Museum: The Horry County Museum and L.W. Paul Living History Farm will be closed December 24-26, 2020.
Myrtle Beach International Airport To Host Online Public Meeting
The Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) has been working on a Master Plan Update that will guide development over the next 20 years. Please access the Online Public Meeting via the Airport’s website and provide your input or questions by January 15, 2021.
Horry County Government COVID19 Operations Update
Following the guidance from Governor McMaster and state agencies, Horry County will allow public access to its buildings with the best safety practices being implemented. Safety measures will include:
To help alleviate crowding in public areas, Horry County encourages individuals to continue to do business online and over the phone with county departments where possible. Horry County will continue to phase into operations as conditions permit, and ask for patience if wait times exist.
Anyone planning to visit a County building should be prepared to check in with staff located at the entrance to the facility. Visitors may be asked to wait outside the office or facility depending on the capacity of the facility.
County officials remind everyone to continue to follow CDC and S.C. DHEC safety guidelines as well as Governor McMaster’s executive orders that remain in effect.
Circuit Court jury trials have been suspended after December 4, 2020. Jurors summonsed by the Horry County Clerk of Court for jury trials do not need to report for the remainder of December 2020 and for January 2021. Contact the Horry County Clerk of Court at (843) 915-5080 for questions or concerns.
All local Magistrate Offices are open to the public for filings and court.
Central Traffic Court is open as well as is the Central Jury Court. Central Jury will only be receiving guilty pleas, so the public will not be required to serve jury duty. For the purposes of social distancing, those that must attend court are encouraged to do so individually.
Preliminary hearings have resumed.
On December 8, 2020
The Bucksport branch of the Horry County Memorial Library System will close at 3 p.m. Tuesday, December 8, 2020, due to maintenance issues.
Library patrons are encouraged to visit one of the other branches located throughout Horry County. Locations, hours, and COVID19 limitations can be found on the Horry County Memorial Library System's website.
On November 20, 2020
in Weekly Update
Keep Horry County Beautiful
Tuesday, November 24, 2020, 11:30 a.m.
Click here to view and download the agenda or here for the packet.
Thursday, November 26, 2020
Friday, November 27, 2020
All Horry County Government offices, except Public Safety operations, will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. Additionally, all County libraries, the Horry County Museum, and the L.W. Paul Living History Farm will be closed Saturday, November 28, 2020.
As we prepare for our 2021 Race Series, we want to hear from you!
Whether you participated in one of our races previously or you hope to join us at an event in the future, share your thoughts with us by filling out our survey here.
Join Horry County Parks and Recreation and the City of Myrtle Beach for the Grand Opening of the Splinter City Disc Golf Course on Wednesday, December 2 at 9 a.m. The course is located across from Warbird Park off Farrow Parkway. The address for the park is 3383 Splinter City Street, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29577.
Memorial Dedication Planned for Victims of 1972 Military Aircraft Crash
The Horry County Council, along with the Horry County Historic Preservation Commission, will hold a memorial dedication on December 5, 2020, to honor the victims of the 1972 military aircraft crash that occurred over the Bayboro area of Horry County.
A ceremony will be held at Berea Baptist Church located at 4287 Joyner Swamp Road in Aynor, South Carolina beginning at 2 p.m. and will conclude with the unveiling of a memorial headstone and a historical roadside marker near the crash site. More details on the ceremony will be made available in the near future.
Coordinators of the event would like to get in contact with anyone who has a personal connection to the incident. Please contact Lou Conklin, Senior Planner by email or (843) 915-7892.
Horry County Government COVID19 Operations Update
Juror selection has resumed with precautions in place.
Central Traffic Court is open as well as is the Central Jury Court. Central Jury will only be receiving guilty pleas, so the public will not be required to serve jury duty.
Preliminary hearings resumed October 30, 2020.
On August 28, 2020
The Socastee branch of the Horry County Memorial Library System will be closed Thursday, September 3, 2020, and Friday, Friday, September 4, 2020, weather permitting, for parking lot maintenance.
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