WHEREAS, effective August 13, 2004, the undersigned ordered a mandatory evacuation in Executive Order 2004-19, of citizens in designated areas of Georgetown and Horry counties due to the imminent danger posed by Hurricane Charley; and
WHEREAS, conditions now exist which justify the rescission of the mandatory evacuation order and the re-entry of persons into those evacuated areas of Georgetown and Horry counties, except damaged areas that may be restricted by local officials to ensure the safety of their citizens.
NOW THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Governor, pursuant to the Constitution and Laws of the State of South Carolina, I hereby declare that persons affected by the mandatory evacuation set forth in Executive Order 2004-19 be allowed to return to Georgetown and Horry counties, and declare that the mandatory evacuation provisions of said Order are hereby rescinded effective August 14, 2004.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 13th DAY OF AUGUST, 2004.
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