WHEREAS, on July 11, 1996 the undersigned ordered a mandatory evacuation of all persons east of the Intracoastal Waterway in Executive Order 96-16 because of the imminent danger posed by Hurricane Bertha; and
WHEREAS, conditions now exist which justify the cancellation of the mandatory evacuation order.
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 the cancellation of the mandatory evacuation order in its entirety.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS THIRTEENTH DAY OF JULY, 1996
DAVID M. BEASLEY
James M. Miles
Secretary of State
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