Conway PD plans vigil, neighborhood walks

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Conway Police are holding a candlelight vigil Thursday, then asking community watch groups and citizens to join them in a neighborhood walk.

The vigil will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. on the steps of the Horry County Courthouse.

Following the vigil, officers with the Conway Police Department would like to invite members of the Taylor Square and Sugar Hill Community Crime Watches, along with other concerned citizens, to join then on a Neighborhood Walk through Taylor Square.

On the following Tuesday, Jan. 29, their will be a neighborhood walk through the Sugar Hill Community from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. beginning at the intersection of 6th Avenue and Ridge Street.

Police spokeswoman Catina Hipp says this program pairs officers and residents to walk the neighborhood so officers can observe first hand any concerns that the residents may have.

For more information concerning the Neighborhood Walk, please contact Sergeant Darren Alston at 843-248-1790.

If you plan to attend the vigil, the schedule of events is below:

Introductions: Conway City Councilman Larry White

Welcome: Conway City Mayor Alys Lawson

Prayer: Minister from the Community

Lightning of the Candles: City Councilman Larry White

Musical selection

Words of Encouragement: Rev. Jerry Faulk

Remarks: Various members of community

Closing Remarks: Sgt. Darren Alston

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