News and Announcements

Public news and announcements are brought to you by the Horry County Public Information Office.


Horry County News and Announcements

rss

Upcoming Meetings for April 13-17, 2020

All meetings below will take place virtually and will be broadcast on the Horry County Government website as well as the Government Access Channel (Spectrum/Time Warner channel 1301 or Horry Telephone Cooperative Channel 14).

Click to watch the video remotely

 

Zoning Board of Appeals

Monday, April 13, 2020, 5:30 p.m.

Click here to view and download the agenda or here for the packet.

 

For the Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, members of the public will have an opportunity to provide public comment via telephone on the items having public hearing. You must sign up in advance to speak on public hearing by noon on Monday, April 13, 2020. You can sign up by calling Nancy Tindall in the Planning & Zoning Office at (843) 915-7893 or by emailing tindalln@horrycounty.org. You can also provide written comments to be provided to each member of the Planning Commission at the same email, tindalln@horrycounty.org.

 

Accommodations Tax Committee

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 9 a.m.

Click here to view and download the agenda.

 

Council Spring Budget Retreat

Friday, April 17, 2020 9 a.m.

Click here to view and download the agenda. The agenda packet will be made available next week.

 

Horry County Government COVID 19 Reminder

Horry County Government offices remain closed to the public for the week of April 13, 2020. This excludes all airports. Limited court functions will continue. In addition, all state offices in County facilities will remain open, as directed by the Governor. 

All County offices will be closed in observance of Good Friday on Friday, April 10, 2020.

We strongly urge the public to handle business online where possible. We understand that there are crucial transactions that must take place and are not available online. The public is asked to call those departments directly for information and coordination.

Court for Horry County Magistrate Court and Circuit Court is canceled the week of April 13. Jurors should not report to the courthouse next week. 

The Horry County Emergency phone bank will close at 5:00 p.m. today and will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020.



Horry County Legislative Delegation Seeking Applicants for Boards and Commissions

The Horry County Legislative Delegation is currently seeking applicants for the following board that has vacancies, expired terms, or terms that expire in the near future:

  • South Carolina Foster Care Review Board-15B & 15C
  • Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
  • Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Horry County
  • Horry County Higher Education Commission
  • Horry County Transportation Committee
  • Murrells Inlet/Garden City Fire District Board

The Horry & Georgetown County Legislative Delegations are currently seeking applicants for the following board that has vacancies, expired terms, or terms that expire in the near future:

  • South Carolina State Board of Education 

Individuals interested in serving should call the Horry County Legislative Delegation office at (843) 915-5130 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The deadline for receiving applications is Monday, October 14, 2019.



Horry County to Conduct Aerial Mosquito Spraying This Week

Horry County will conduct mosquito spraying, weather permitting, in the following areas:

  • September 19, 2019- Hwy 378 and Bucksport areas
  • September 20, 2019- Juniper Bay area and Highway 905/Highway 22 area

Aerial spraying will be conducted 30-minutes prior to sunset and 30-minutes after sunset, weather permitting. 

The chemicals used for mosquito control spraying are approved by the EPA and pose minimal risk to humans or animals. Individuals with asthma or other respiratory illness may wish to stay indoors and close windows and doors during spraying. In addition, homegrown fruits and vegetables should be washed, scrubbed, and/or peeled before eating.

To help keep our honeybee population safe, beekeepers are urged to contact Horry County Stormwater to identify the location of their colonies. An interactive map will be posted here

In addition, citizens who need to request spraying in their area can contact the Horry County Road & Drainage Hotline at 843-381-8000.



Horry County Government Weekly Update for May 1-5, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, events, releases and road construction for the week of May 1-5, 2017.



Horry County Government Weekly Update for April 10-14, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, releases, events, and road construction for the week of April 10-14, 2017.



Profile