GEORGEGTOWN, SC (WMBF) - Construction for the Murrells Inlet Community Center has wrapped up. County leaders are hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newest addition in May.
The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place Thursday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m. with an open house event to follow, according to a press release.
The 7,700-square-foot building will accommodate a variety of events, meetings and more. Complete with a 3,000-square-foot multi-purpose, which houses a stage, and can transform into an auditorium or theatre. Three program rooms, which can be used as classrooms or meeting areas are located in the building. In addition, a kitchen, dressing room and an office to be utilized by the Georgetown Sheriff's Office can be found inside.
"We definitely utilized every inch of the site," said Beth Goodale, Georgetown County's director of parks and recreation.
The $1.2 million building replaces the former facility and is located on the same Murrells Inlet Road site. According to the release, the former building was in great need of updates, and starting anew was the best option.