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Horry County News and Announcements


Meeting Cancellations for September 17-21, 2017

Please note the following meeting cancellations.... 

  • The Horry County Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 18, 2018, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 6 p.m. 
  • September 19, 2018, Horry County Public Safety
  • September 20, 2018, Horry County Board of Assessment Appeals
  • September 20, 2018, Horry County Board of Fee Appeals meeting.

Hurricane Florence Update: Horry County Offices to Close

Date: September 12, 2018

Time: 10 a.m.


Conway, South Carolina –All Horry County Government offices (including the Museum, Living History Farm, all courts (except Bond Court) and libraries) will close at noon Wednesday, September 12, 2018.


Other items of interest:

  • Between 60-70% of Horry County’s workforce are deemed essential and will be working to support the Horry County Emergency Operations Center, evacuations and the needs of citizens and businesses.
  • The Myrtle Beach International Airport will remain open. People are encouraged to check with their airlines on flight status throughout the rest of the week and through this weekend.
  • A statewide burn ban was placed into effect this morning at 7 a.m. by the South Carolina Forestry Commission.
  • Horry County’s phone bank is open to assist the public with any questions or concerns regarding Hurricane Florence. That number is (843) 915-5150.

Hurricane Florence Update: Horry County Treasurer's Office to Close

The Horry County Treasurer’s Office (all locations) will close Wednesday at 12 p.m. until further notice due to Hurricane Florence. 

Hurricane Florence Update: Horry County Memorial Library Schedules

Date: September 11, 2018

Time: 4 p.m.


Please note the following status of the various branches of the Horry County Memorial Library:


Closed, Tuesday 9/11:


North Myrtle Beach


Socastee, closing at 5:00 p.m.  


Libraries Opening from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, 9/12



Green Sea/Floyds


Libraries Closed Wednesday, 9/12


North Myrtle Beach

Little River



Carolina Forest



Horry County Office to Close for Labor Day

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018, in observance of Labor Day.  Regular courts may be in operation in the Horry County Government & Justice Center and all jurors, witnesses, etc. will be required to be present.

In addition to the above dates:

  • The Horry County Museum and the L.W. Paul Living History Farm will be closed Saturday, September 1, 2018.
  • All branches of the Horry County Memorial Library will be closed Saturday, Saturday, September 1, 2018.