WHEREAS, Executive Order Number 96-22 was issued by the undersigned today, September, 4, 1996 regarding Hurricane Fran; 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 for the entire coast of South Carolina, including Jasper, Beaufort, Colleton, Charleston, Georgetown, and Horry Counties. Specific areas subject to this Order shall be defined as follows:
This Order shall be effective as of 2:00 p.m. today. All persons shall evacuate this area immediately.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS FOURTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1996
DAVID M. BEASLEY
James M. Miles
Secretary of State
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