Horry County police reopen Airport Road near Highway 701; Cow still on the loose

Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 6:18 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2023 at 8:00 PM EST
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - Horry County police have reopened Airport Road after unsuccessful attempts to catch the final loose cow.

The Horry County Police Department said Saturday that crews safely secured two of the cows and on Monday afternoon they closed down Airport Road near Highway 701 North between Loris and Tabor City since they had eyes on the final cow.

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Officials said the “Cow-catching remains quite the frustrating chase.”

Drivers should be cautious in the area of Airport Road and Morgan Road off Highway 701 North.

Officials first issued information about the loose livestock on Friday, with the HCPD saying it was assisting the Horry County Aminal Care Center with the situation.

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