WHEREAS, effective at Noon on September 14, 1999, the undersigned ordered a mandatory evacuation in Executive Order 99-44 of persons in JASPER, BEAUFORT, HAMPTON, COLLETON, CHARLESTON, BERKELEY, DORCHESTER, GEORGETOWN, AND HORRY COUNTIES, because of the imminent danger imposed by Hurricane Floyd; and
WHEREAS, conditions now exist which justify allowing re-entry of persons into HORRY COUNTY. HOWEVER, DAMAGED AREAS AS IDENTIFIED BY LOCAL OFFICIALS in HORRY COUNTY MAY BE RESTRICTED TO INSURE THE SAFETY OF THEIR CITIZENS.
NOW THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Governor, pursuant to the Constitution and Laws of the State of South Carolina, I hereby order that persons affected by the mandatory evacuation order set forth in Executive Order 99-44 be allowed to return to all areas of HORRY COUNTY EXCEPT IN ANY DAMAGED AREAS IDENTIFIED BY LOCAL OFFICIALS IN HORRY COUNTY AS NECESSARY TO INSURE THE SAFETY OF THEIR CITIZENS, AND DECLARE THAT the mandatory evacuation provisions of Executive Order 99-44 are hereby rescinded FOR horry County effective AT 10:00 am on September 16, 1999.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA THIS 16TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1999.
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