WHEREAS, Executive Order Number 96-15 was issued by the undersigned on July 10, 1996 regarding Hurricane Bertha; and
WHEREAS, conditions now exist which require further action by the undersigned to protect human life and property on the South Carolina coast.
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Governor, pursuant to the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I hereby order a mandatory evacuation of all persons east of the Intracoastal Waterway in Georgetown and Horry Counties, effective immediately. All persons are ordered to vacate this area as expeditiously as possible.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS ELEVENTH DAY OF JULY, 1996
DAVID M. BEASLEY
James M. Miles
Secretary of State
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