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Horry County Press Briefing Today at 3 PM

HURRICANE DORIAN UPDATE

Horry County Press Briefing Today at 3:00 p.m.

Horry County Government emergency officials will hold a press briefing today at 3:00 p.m in the Emergency Operations Center located at the M.L. Brown Public Safety building (2560 Main Street, Conway, SC).

Media partners: Our media staging area at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is in the front hallway of M.L. Brown. Please stage there ahead of the press briefing at 3:00 p.m. today.

The Horry County Emergency Management Department has activated the County’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) as of 10 a.m. on September 2, 2019 and has moved to OPCON 1. The Phone Bank is operational (843-915-5150) to assist residents and visitors with questions.

Additional hurricane information can be found on Horry County’s website at www.horrycounty.org.



Horry County to Close Offices Thursday and Friday

HURRICANE DORIAN UPDATE

Horry County Government's offices, and all circuit/family and magistrates courts will be closed Thursday, September 5, 2019, and Friday, September 6, 2019. At this time, Horry County Government offices will remain open on a normal operating schedule Wednesday, September 4, 2019. However, staffing may be lighter than usual and we encourage members of the public to call before they travel to the Government and Justice Center to ensure the office they are visiting is open. 

In addition, the Public Safety Committee meeting scheduled to take place next week on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 has been cancelled. 

Between 60 to 70 percent of Horry County’s workforce are deemed “essential” employees and will be working to support the Horry County Emergency Operations Center, the ongoing evacuation of Horry County Zone A and the needs of our citizens and local businesses. 

Other items of interest:

  • 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 this weekend.
  • The Horry County Museum and Living History Farm has cancelled all programming through Saturday, September 7, including The Museum Matinee, Cooking Demonstrations at the Farm, Jr. Farmers, Farm Harvest Day, and Lee Brockington: Women of the Waccamaw.
  • The Horry County Phone Bank is operational and can be reached with questions at: 843-915-5150.


Horry County Offices To Close For Labor Day

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019, 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, August 31, 2019.
  • All branches of the Horry County Memorial Library will be closed Saturday, Saturday, August 31, 2019.


Horry County Offices To Close For Independence Day

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019, in observance of Independence 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.



Horry County Offices to Close for Memorial Day

Conway, South Carolina – All Horry County offices, other than public safety operations, will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019, in observance of Memorial 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, May 25, 2019.
  • All branches of the Horry County Memorial Library will be closed Saturday, Saturday, May 25, 2019.


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