HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Horry County law enforcement officials and the CAST coalition are addressing the high rate of underage drinking in Horry County. They will be conducting additional saturation patrols throughout the county, as they aim to reduce the amount of underage drinking.
According to DAODAS of South Carolina there is a high prevalence of underage drinking among youth in Horry County
Horry County's main industry is tourism. The beach, local attractions, and access to bars and liquor stores are draws for high school teens and college students. The objective is to reduce the incidences of underage drinking.
Informational data was collected from DAODAS and Horrycast.org.