March 31, 2020 SC Governor McMaster orders the closure of public beaches, boat ramps, and waterways

This does not apply to individuals possessing a current, valid commercial fishing license or permit to the extent such individuals may seek to utilize or rely upon public piers, docks, wharves, boat ramps, or boat landings in connection with commercial fishing activities.

PLUS days ago Horry County Votes For Hotels and Amusement Closures In Emergency Meeting

Horry County Council voted in an unannounced emergency meeting to close hotels, public and private campgrounds, mini golf courses, golf car rentals, theaters and amusement parks in all unincorporated areas effective Sunday at Noon on March 29, 2020.

Reservations through April 30 will be rescheduled or canceled. If you’re already checked in, you may stay but won’t be allowed to extend your reservation. If you’ve been renting since before March 1, you can stay but cannot invite new guests to stay with you.

The Myrtle Beach International Airport will remain open. Horry County does not have the power to close an airport on its own, according to a release from the county.

The beaches itself remain open with guidelines of groupings for 3 people or less. Social distance is in place still at the beach including surfers.

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