WHEREAS, effective at 3:30 p.m. on August 25, 1998, the undersigned ordered a mandatory evacuation in Executive Order 98-22 of all persons in Horry and Georgetown Counties east of Highway 17 or Highway 17 Bypass, whichever of the two being the furtherest inland, because of the imminent danger posed by Hurricane Bonnie; and
WHEREAS, conditions now exist which justify allowing reentry of persons into portions of Georgetown County in areas previously ordered evacuated; specifically, the area South of the intersection of U. S. 17 and Business 17.
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 that persons affected by the mandatory evacuation order set forth in Executive Order 98-22 be allowed to return to the above-referenced portion of Georgetown County, effective at 7:00 p.m., today, Wednesday, August 26, 1998. Executive Order 98-22 shall remain in full force and effect as to the portions of Horry County and Georgetown County not covered herein.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 26TH DAY OF AUGUST, 1998
DAVID M. BEASLEY
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