Horry County to hammer out budget this week

Conway, SC - HORRY COUNTY SC (WMBF) - Horry County Council is planning a budget retreat on Thursday and Friday to figure out how the county will spend money this year.

The council members say they expect a tight year for money, and may have to make some tough decisions on where to cut. They session opens up Thursday with an overview of the budget followed by a financial update and forecast by county financial planners.

On Friday, they expect information about the economic outlook for the area, by Coastal Carolina University Professor, Dr. Don  Schunk.

The budget retreat is planned for the C.B. Berry Community & Historical Center in Little River starting at 9 a.m. Thursday and will last through around noon on Friday.

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