Public news and announcements are brought to you by the Horry County Public Information Office.
On October 19, 2018
in Animal Care Center, Events, Public Safety
Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Animal Care Center (HCACC) will hold a vaccination clinic, November 13, 2018, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the shelter located at 1923 Industrial Park Road in Conway. The following services will be offered:
Dogs and cats are both welcome; dogs must be on a hand-held leash and cats must be in a pet carrier.
The Animal Care Center also holds low-cost spay/neuter clinics, which are open to all residents of Horry County. The cost for cats is $50 and dogs are $80 (discounted fees are available for residents receiving government assistance). Contact the HCACC for more information or to make an appointment.
To help homeless animals find loving homes, the HCACC offers discounted adoptions the first Friday and Saturday of each month. The discounted fee typically includes spaying/neutering, vaccines, heartworm or leukemia testing, heartworm and flea preventative, intestinal parasite treatment and microchipping. Qualifying new pet parents also get 30-days free pet health insurance and coupons from local pet businesses.
To view animals currently available for adoption, stray intakes or for more information on the monthly clinics, contact the Horry County Animal Care Center at 843-915-5172, follow us on Facebook, or visit our website.
On April 24, 2018
in Public Safety
Effective immediately, Horry County Government has lifted the outdoor burning ban for the unincorporated areas of Horry County. We ask that you continue to follow all Burning Regulations set forth by the South Carolina Forestry Commission, which can be located at http://www.state.sc.us/forest/fire.htm. All open burning in Horry County requires you to contact the South Carolina Forestry Commission at 1-800-986-5404, before the burn is started.
We remind our citizens that where the burn ban is not in place, we ask their consideration and due diligence when actively involved in open burning. Always remember to lean on the side of safety, and do not burn in windy or dry conditions.
For more information, contact Horry County Fire Rescue at 843-915-7066.
On April 9, 2018
in Public Safety
On April 6, 2018
in Emergencies, Public Safety
CONTACT PERSON - Mark Nugent, PIO, 843-915-7066
APRIL 6, 2018, 3:30 PM - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Conway, South Carolina – Due to Weather Conditions, Horry County Government has initiated an outdoor burning ban effective immediately for the unincorporated areas of Horry County. This ban will remain in place until further notice. The ban has been placed due to the extreme fire danger as a result of the low relative humidity and extreme wind speeds. Any and all outdoor burning, included permitted burns, are strictly prohibited during the ban, and those involved in any open burning would be in violation of the law.
For more information on the status of the burn ban, contact Horry County Fire Rescue at (843) 915-7066
On March 5, 2018
in Public Safety
MARCH 5, 2018, 4:30 PM - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Conway, South Carolina –After conferring with the Department of Forestry, and due to the change of weather conducive to an increased risk of wildland fires, Horry County Government has lifted an outdoor burning ban effective immediately for the unincorporated areas of Horry County. We remind our citizens that where the burn ban is not in place, we ask their consideration and due diligence when actively involved in open burning. Please consider burning after 4 p.m. and consider not burning on extremely windy days.
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