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Treasurer's Office in Little River is Drive-Thru Only

Due to increased cases of COVID-19 and potential exposures, the Horry County Treasurer’s Little River location will offer drive-thru only service. The Conway, Myrtle Beach, and South Strand will remain open and operating on normal schedule at this time. With increased traffic and impacts to staffing due to COVID-19, please expect additional wait time at our facility. We ask everyone to be patient and drive courteously. 

As a reminder, Conway National Bank will be accepting tax payments through their drive-thrus December 21- December 31, 2020. This includes availability during County office holiday closures on December 24 (Christmas Eve) until 2 p.m. and regular operating hours on December 28. People paying taxes are encouraged to take advantage of these additional locations. CNB can only accept payments by check, for the exact amount due, and accompanied by the payment stub from the Treasurer’s invoice. Payments by cash or credit card will need to be transacted at the Treasurer’s Offices. More information is available here: Many tax payment transactions can also be handled online at

C.B. Berry Community & Historical Center to Change Hours

Conway, South Carolina – Effective February 1, 2018, the C.B. Berry Community & Historical Center will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The center will close from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. each day for lunch.

Please note that the facility is available after hours for rentals. For information, contact the C.B. Berry Community & Historical Center at (843) 249-4157.

Vereen Memorial Gardens Photo Contest

Little River, SC-Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens is hosting a contest featuring photographs taken within the gardens during 2014 or 2015.  First, second and third place ribbons will be awarded in each of three divisions:  Adult, Youth 13-18, and Children 12 and under.  Submission guidelines are as follows:

  • Two photographs of sizes up to 8”x10” printed in color may be submitted per photographer.
  • All submissions must be matted to 11”x14”. 
  • Photos should not have writing of any kind on the front of the work. 
  • Multiple images in one mat or collages will not be judged.
  • Entrants must attach a tag to the back of each photograph with their name, division (including age if 18 or younger), phone number, and e-mail address, as well as the date the photo was taken.
  • Entrants must hold all rights to the submitted photographs.  Photos previously published or pending publication or that violate or infringe on anther’s copyright are not eligible.
  • Editing is allowable but combining photos is not acceptable.
  • Entrants must grant the Vereen Memorial Gardens committee the right to publish and use submitted photos in print and/or electronic form for future advertising and promotions.  All reproduced photos will include a photographer’s credit.  Photographs used digitally will include photographer’s name in credit line.  Entrants should be prepared to provide a digital copy of any photo or be willing to allow the photo to be scanned.
  • Photos must be delivered to the C.B. Berry Center, Highway 179, Little River between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. October 1 or 2, 2015.

Entries will be displayed from October 8-23, 2015, and may be picked up at the Berry Center after October 27, 2015.

Experienced judges from the Coastal Carolina Camera Club and the Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens Committee will be judging this contest.  Decision of the judges is final.  For questions or more information, contact Alyssa Craft at (843) 249-4157 or email.