Q. Is there a group or organization around Conway or Horry County that takes old and used cell phones and uses them or reuses them for a worthwhile purpose? If so, where can I take my phones? I’ve got several of them.
Q. It is understood that the old Sav-Way station at U.S. 501 and Sixth Avenue in Conway has applied for permission to build a beer and wine cooler behind the business. Has the City of Conway approved this permission?
Q. Can you please tell me what the law/rules are for trimming live oaks on private property from power lines? I have one that was mangled pretty severely and, in my opinion, unnecessarily. I live in Horry County.
Q. While driving down Port Harrelson Road toward the boat landing, I noticed ribbons/flags marking the proposed new road that would link U.S. 701 South at Pee Dee Grocery to the Bucksport Marina across Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority land. Is this road currently under construction? …
Q. How much did Santee Cooper spend in the last calendar year reimbursing employees for business travel in personal vehicles? Also, how many employees were reimbursed for business travel in personal vehicles in the last calendar year for the following amounts: $100 to $1,000; $1001 to $10,00…
Q. When did Conway’s Community Appearance Board approve the bright green awning at the new Jamaican restaurant on Main Street in Downtown Conway? What was the vote on the awning?
Q. I’ve been reading about Carolina Forest considering incorporation. I thought there was a law that says that an area that wants to incorporate must first talk to the municipality that’s closest to it to see if they might want to annex them. What does the law say about this?
Q. On weekdays, even when school is out, every time I drive by Conway Middle School on Elm Street, I notice a City of Conway police car parked in the parking lot. There is never an officer in the car. Why is the car always parked there?
Q. What is the collective salary of those employed at the Horry County Schools District Office, and what percentage does it represent out of the annual school district budget? This is not teacher salaries, etc. It is those who work directly out of the District Office in any capacity. What ar…
Q. What is the road project going on along U.S. 378 near Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Conway? How far is the road being widened? How will it impact the church and the cemetery across the road from the church?
Q. The retaining wall at the corner of Main Street and Seventh Avenue collapsed during the October flooding. Who is responsible for replacing the wall and when will the repairs be made?
Q. Where does the Horry County fire chief live? Does the county issue him a vehicle? If so, what are the guidelines for where he can drive it and who pays for its operation?
Q. Which Conway City Councilmen and Horry County Councilmen have taken classes with the Municipal Association of South Carolina and the S.C. Association of Counties? What classes have they taken?
Q. What has happened to the bells that used to play three times a day at Trinity Methodist Church for many years? Are they broken? If so, what would it take to restore it? I am sure that many people in this area would love to have this again. It was part of being home.
Q. I saw recently where money was being given to flood victims at the Horry County Department of Social Services. I’d like to know more about the program that was distributing the money and, more specifically, what were they offering people.