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Horry County Parks & Open Space Plan Public Meetings

Conway, South Carolina – Horry County Planning & Zoning, Parks & Recreation, and the Parks & Open Space Board will be hosting public meetings to present a draft of the Horry County Parks and Open Space Plan. The plan provides recommendations for recreation facilities and open space preservation in the unincorporated areas of Horry County.  Many people and organizations have been involved in the development of this plan, and the County is seeking additional public input prior to finalizing the plan. Public meetings will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on:

  • Monday, August 28, 2017 – South Strand Recreation Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
  • Tuesday, August 29, 2017 – North Strand Recreation Center, 120 Hwy 57 South, Little River, SC 29566
  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017 – Carolina Forest Recreation Center, 2254 Carolina Forest Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017, Horry County Government & Justice Center, 1301 2nd Ave, Conway, SC 29526

A draft of the plan can be found on the Horry County Parks and Open Space Board webpage. Printed copies of the plan are also available at the Horry County Planning & Zoning Office, CB Berry Community Center, North Strand Recreation Center, Carolina Forest Recreation Center, South Strand Recreation Center, and James Frazier Community Center. Citizens are also invited to send comments directly to Leigh Kane.  

After comments are received, the Horry County Parks & Open Space Board will incorporate them into a revision and make a recommendation to the Horry County Planning Commission and the Horry County Council to consider adoption of the plan. 

Horry County To Host Public Meetings Regarding Memorial Day Bikefest

Conway, South Carolina – Horry County will host three Memorial Day Bikefest Business/Community Meetings. The meeting dates are as follows: 

Wed., April 8, at 9 a.m.

Original Benjamin’s Calabash Restaurant

9593 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach 

Tues., April 14, at 9 a.m.

Beach Church

557 George Bishop Parkway, Myrtle Beach 

Tues., April 14, at 5 p.m.

South Strand Recreation Center

9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach 

The meetings are intended for those community members that may live or have businesses near the 23-mile extended traffic loop, which will be in effect from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 22-25. Local government agencies will give a briefing on local plans to include traffic management, increased police presence and enforcement of laws, business responsibility, and location of information. The meetings are open to the public. 

For more information, please call the Horry County Public Information Office at 915-5390.