WHEREAS, on September 4, 1996, the undersigned ordered a mandatory evacuation of all persons along the entire South Carolina coast in Executive Order 96-23 because of the imminent danger posed by Hurricane Fran; and
WHEREAS, conditions now exist which justify the cancellation of the mandatory evacuation order as to Jasper and Beaufort Counties only.
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 as to Jasper and Beaufort Counties only, effective at 1:00 p.m., today, Thursday, September 5, 1996. Executive Order 96-23 shall remain in full force and effect as to the portions of Colleton, Charleston, Georgetown, and Horry Counties as described in Executive Order 96-23.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS FIFTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1996
DAVID M. BEASLEY
James M. Miles
Secretary of State
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