Mayor's Update 10/19/2020

Mayor Hellyer’s Daily Update

October 19, 2020

  • South Carolina Cases: 157,970**    
  • South Carolina Deaths 3,449**                              
  • Horry County Cases: 11,073 ** denotes results (10/19/2020 1:45 PM)

I spoke with an election official at the South Strand Recreation Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach, SC. today.  She informed me that this site was set up for people to do In-Person Absentee Voting. 

**Absentee – In-Person Voting

October 5th – November 2nd.

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Monday – Friday

Please be advised that the lines are relatively long.  I was told that approximately 7,000 voters have voted at this location so far.  You must bring your SC Driver’s License or ID.  It is a good idea to also bring your voter registration card (just in case).

**Free** COVID-19 Testing
DHEC - Wild Water and Wheels 

Pop-up (special event)
10/23 Friday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Appointment Needed: No
Referral Needed: No
Pediatric Testing Available: Yes - All

There will be a Special Meeting of the Town Council on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at 6:30 PM.  The purpose of this meeting is to have a second reading of ORDINANCE #20-0224 – An Ordinance of the Town of Surfside Beach authorizing the amended lease between Surfside Beach and the Atlantic Restaurant Group.  The agenda is posted on the town website:


There are several openings for employment in our town.  Please look at the current openings and either apply or pass the announcement on to anyone you think may be interested.  See Link:


Have a great weekend…..Be Safe…. Wear a Mask … Thank You … Mayor Bob Hellyer 

Posted by Sheri 10/19/2020