Public news and announcements are brought to you by the Horry County Public Information Office.
On October 4, 2018
Conway, South Carolina – Horry County will move to Operating Condition (OPCON) 4 as of 4 p.m. this afternoon. OPCON 4 means that flooding still poses a threat to Horry County, however, the area rivers and waterways continue to recede and the situation is becoming more stabilized. Horry County Emergency Management is transitioning into recovery efforts to assist those in our community who currently have immediate and future needs.
The Horry County Emergency Operations Center and the Phone Bank will close as of 5 p.m. today. Citizens may still call Horry County Emergency Management at (843) 915-5150 during normal business hours.
Residents affected by Hurricane Florence and the subsequent flooding can apply to FEMA for assistance by visiting www.disasterassistance.gov. Alternatively, citizens may call FEMA at 1-800-621-3362. Individuals with a speech disability or hearing loss may use TTY by calling 1-800-462-7585. Individuals utilizing a 711 or video relay service (VRS) may call 1-800-621-3362. The FEMA National Processing Service Center is available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week.
Additional flooding information can be found on Horry County’s official website and on Horry County Emergency Management's Facebook page and Twitter feed.
On September 28, 2018
Horry County has moved to Operating Condition (OPCON) 2 due to continuing flooding issues. OPCON 2 means that the flooding continues to pose a serious threat to Horry County, but the situation is stabilizing.
The Horry County Emergency Operations Center remains activated 24 hours a day and the Phone Bank is operational (843-915-5150) to assist residents and visitors with questions.
Horry County Emergency Management Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/horrycountyemergencymanagementdepartment
Horry County Emergency Management Twitter: https://twitter.com/HorryEMD
On September 22, 2018
Whittemore Park Middle School
1808 Rhue Street
Conway, SC 29527
Loris Elementary School
901 SC-9 Business
Loris, SC 29569
Horry Georgetown Tech-Grand Strand Campus
770 Swallow Ave, Bldg 100
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Horry Georgetown Tech-Conway Campus – Special Needs
Anyone needing space in the SMNS should contact our triage line at 1-800-578-2031
City of Conway Parks and Recreation
1515 Mill Pond Rd
Ocean Drive Elementary School
901 11th Ave N.
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
North Myrtle Beach High School
3750 Sea Mountain Hwy
Little River, SC 29566
Conway High School
2301 Church St
Conway, SC 29526
Palmetto Bay Elementary School
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Aynor Middle School
400 Frye Rd
Galivants Ferry, SC 29544
On September 9, 2018
Horry County Council has declared a localized state of emergency to adopt emergency ordinances to meet public emergencies affecting life, health, safety or the property of the people in our area. The declaration will remain in effect for sixty (60) days unless sooner terminated by resolution by County Council.
On January 3, 2018
in Closings, Emergencies
Conway, South Carolina – In preparation for the anticipated winter storm, all Horry County Government offices including all Horry County Memorial Libraries, all courts (Family Court, Circuit Court, and Magistrate courts), the Horry County Museum, and the Horry County Community Centers will be closing today at noon. Public Safety operations will continue on a normal schedule.
The Myrtle Beach International Airport will remain operational unless conditions warrant otherwise.
The most up-to-date information on Horry County Government operations can be found on the County’s website.
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