Public news and announcements are brought to you by the Horry County Public Information Office.
On January 14, 2022
in County News
Revised to add the Forfeited Land Commission.
All Horry County Government offices, except Public Safety operations, will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 2:30 p.m.
Historic Preservation Commission
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Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 6 p.m.
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Thursday, January 20, 2022, 9 a.m.
Infrastructure & Regulation Committee
These meetings will also be broadcast on the Horry County Government website, and the Government Access Television Channel (Spectrum/Time Warner channel 1301 or Horry Telephone Cooperative Channel 14).
Please note, due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Horry County, attendees are strongly encouraged to wear a mask and social distancing protocols will be in place. Overflow viewing areas will be made available to accommodate additional attendees. If you are unwell, we would ask that you do not attend, and consider viewing the meeting on our website or Government Access Television Channel.
Thursday, January 20, 2022, 10 a.m.
Forfeited Land Commission
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COVID-19 Operations Update
Anyone entering Horry County Government buildings is strongly encouraged to wear a mask while inside facilities. This includes lobbies, waiting areas, customer service counters, etc. Everyone is encouraged to bring their own mask and wear it prior to entering the facilities.
Anyone planning to visit to the Horry County Government and Justice Center should be prepared to check in with staff located in the atrium of the facility. Visitors may be asked to wait in the atrium or outside the facility depending on the capacity of the facility.
We strongly urge the public to handle business online where possible. Many transactions and other requests can be handled online. We understand that there are certain transactions that must take place and are not available online. We encourage people to call departments directly for information and coordination prior to visiting a Horry County Government facility.
The M.L. Brown Public Safety Building, Police Precincts, and Fire Stations will be accepting visitors by appointment and on a space available basis. Please call prior to your visit.
As conditions continue to change, additional changes to service may be necessary. For that reason, we encourage everyone to be in touch with the offices they need by phone prior to visiting our facilities for the latest information.
Upcoming Road Closures & Construction Updates
Motorists in all road construction areas should use caution, stay alert for crews working in the area, and pay attention to all signs and traffic control devices.
Partial Road Closure on Industrial Park Road
A portion of Industrial Park Road in Conway, between Harris Shortcut Road and the curved section of Industrial Park Road in front of the Horry County Animal Care Center, will be closed to all traffic except construction traffic. Motorists in the area should use caution, stay alert for crews working in the area, and pay attention to all signs and traffic control devices.
On January 7, 2022
in County News
Monday, January 10, 2022, 5:30 p.m.
Zoning Board of Appeals
Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 10 a.m.
Ad Hoc Redistricting Committee
Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 12 noon
Parks and Open Space Board
Community Safety Day with Horry County Fire Rescue
Horry County Fire Rescue is partnering with other local public safety agencies to participate in a Community Safety Day on Saturday, January 15, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in the Target Parking lot located at 140 Sayebrook Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588. No registration required.
This event includes:
On January 5, 2022
in County News
Each January, the County Council Chairman appoints members to chair and sit on Council committees as follows:
Harold Worley, Chairman
In 2022, the Administration Committee will meet on the fourth Monday of the month at 2 p.m. when possible. Those dates include January 24, February 28, March 28, April 25, May 23, June 27, August 22, September 26, October 24, November 28 and December 19 (third Monday).
Infrastructure & Regulation
Al Allen, Chairman
In 2022, the Infrastructure & Regulation Committee will meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m. when possible. Those dates include January 20 (Thursday), February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 15 (Wednesday), August 9, September 13, October 11, November 16 (Wednesday), and December 6.
Danny Hardee, Chairman
In 2022, the Public Safety Committee will meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 2 p.m. when possible. Those dates include February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 15 (Wednesday), August 9, September 13, October 11, November 16 (Wednesday), and December 6.
No committee meetings are scheduled in July. These meetings are subject to change. Please visit the Calendar of Meetings to review all upcoming meetings.
Calendar of Meetings
Contact County Council
On December 17, 2021
in County News
Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 10 a.m.
All Horry County Government offices, except Public Safety operations, will be closed Thursday, December 23, Friday, December 24 and Monday, December 27 in observance of the Christmas Holiday. County offices will reopen for regular operations on Tuesday, December 28, 2021.
In addition, all Horry County Government offices, except Public Safety operations, will be closed on Friday, December 31, 2021 for the New Year holiday.
Other than the Administration Committee meeting listed here, there are currently no planned, upcoming meetings for the remainder of 2021. The next Weekly Update notice from Horry County Government is planned to be distributed on Thursday, December 30, 2021.
Upcoming Public Input Opportunity: Redistricting
Upcoming Public Input Opportunity: Horry County Redistricting
Horry County is currently participating in the redistricting process, using the most recent census data to redraw County Government and School Board district lines in Horry County, in accordance with applicable law.
The Horry County Ad Hoc Redistricting Committee will hold another meeting on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 6 p.m. in County Council Chambers at the Government and Justice Center in Conway for the purpose of receiving public comment on the redistricting effort to include reference to the draft map.
You can learn more and review the current and preliminary, draft map online here: https://www.horrycounty.org/Boards/RedistrictingCommittee.
In addition to the public hearing at the meeting in January, comments can also be submitted via email to email@example.com.
Horry County Recreation Centers: Temporary Operating Hours Changes
Horry County Parks and Recreation Department is temporarily altering the operating hours for the North Strand Recreation Center, Carolina Forest Recreation Center, South Strand Recreation Center, and James R. Frazier Community Center to accomplish annual gym and fitness room floor resurfacing and for the Holiday Season.
All Locations, including the C.B. Berry Community Center, will be closed December 23 – 27, 2021 and December 31 – January 2, 2022.
All Recreation and Community Centers will reopen for regular operations with regular operating hours on January 3, 2022. For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation main office at (843) 915-5330 or contact each center at the number listed on the website.
Below are the temporary altered operating hours for each center:
North Strand Recreation Center
120 Highway 57S Little River, SC 29566
Please note, the gym, walking path, and fitness center will remain closed during all of the dates below.
Monday, December 20, 2021 through Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021 through Thursday, December 30, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
South Strand Recreation Center
9650 Scipio Ln, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Monday, December 20, 2021 through Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021 through Thursday, December 30, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Carolina Forest Recreation Center
2254 Carolina Forest Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
Monday, December 20, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, December 21, 2021 and Wednesday, December 22, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 through Thursday, December 30, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
James Frazier Community Center
1370 Bucksport Rd, Bucksport, SC 29527
Monday, December 20, 2021 through Wednesday, December 22, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021 through Thursday, December 30, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
On December 10, 2021
in County News
Monday, December 13, 2021, 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 2 p.m.
Horry County Ad Hoc Redistricting Committee
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