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H 3993
Session 109 (1991-1992) 

H 3993 General Bill, By Wilkins, R.L. Altman, J.V. Gregory, H.H. Keyserling and 
J.J. Snow
 A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section
 4-3-5 so as to define the center line of waterways for purposes of describing
 counties and jury areas; to amend Sections 4-3-70, 4-3-100, 4-3-150, 4-3-270,
 4-3-310, and 4-3-320, relating to the boundaries of the counties of Beaufort,
 Charleston, Colleton, Georgetown, Horry, and Jasper, so as to redefine their
 boundaries; to amend Section 22-2-190, as amended, relating to jury areas in
 various counties, so as to redefine the jury areas in Beaufort, Charleston,
 Colleton, Georgetown, Horry, and Jasper Counties; and to repeal Section
 4-3-160 relating to that portion of Charleston County which was transferred to
 Colleton County.

   05/09/91  House  Introduced and read first time
   05/09/91  House  Referred to Committee on Judiciary



A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 4-3-5 SO AS TO DEFINE THE CENTER LINE OF WATERWAYS FOR PURPOSES OF DESCRIBING COUNTIES AND JURY AREAS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 4-3-70, 4-3-100, 4-3-150, 4-3-270, 4-3-310, AND 4-3-320, RELATING TO THE BOUNDARIES OF THE COUNTIES OF BEAUFORT, CHARLESTON, COLLETON, GEORGETOWN, HORRY, AND JASPER, SO AS TO REDEFINE THEIR BOUNDARIES; TO AMEND SECTION 22-2-190, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JURY AREAS IN VARIOUS COUNTIES, SO AS TO REDEFINE THE JURY AREAS IN BEAUFORT, CHARLESTON, COLLETON, GEORGETOWN, HORRY, AND JASPER COUNTIES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 4-3-160 RELATING TO THAT PORTION OF CHARLESTON COUNTY WHICH WAS TRANSFERRED TO COLLETON COUNTY.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 4-3-5. For purposes of describing the boundaries of counties and jury areas in Chapter 2 of Title 22, the center line of waterways is defined as:

(1) for areas influenced by the tide, the center line is the line described by a series of points equidistant from the banks as delineated at mean high tide; and

(2) for areas not influenced by the tide, the center line is the line described by a series of points equidistant from the banks as delineated by the ordinary high-water mark."

SECTION 2. Section 4-3-70 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"Section 4-3-70. Beaufort County is bounded as follows: on the northeast by Colleton County, from which it is separated by St. Helena Sound, and by the Combahee and Salkehatchie Rivers; on the north by the center of the track of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad which separates it from Hampton County; on the west and southwest by Jasper County and the state of Georgia, it being separated from the state of Georgia by the Savannah River; and on the south and southeast by the Atlantic Ocean; including in the county all the islands along the coast from the mouth of the Savannah River to St. Helena Sound; excepted from said boundaries, however, is that portion included therein which was formerly a part of Beaufort County but was annexed to Jasper County in 1950 by act of the General Assembly (Acts 1950, p. 2332), described as lying west of New River and run of Great Swamp known as and constituting Yemassee township. Beaufort County is bounded as follows: by a line originating at a point at latitude 32° 29' 06.078" N, longitude 80° 28' 36,683" W (North American Datum 1983) at the mouth of the Coosaw River; thence westward from said point following the center line of the Coosaw River to its intersection with the center line of the Combahee River; thence northwestward following the center line of the Combahee River to its intersection with the center line of the railroad track of CSX Corporation; thence southwestward following the center line of said railroad track to its intersection with the center line of the Pocotaligo River; thence southeastward following the center line of the Pocotaligo River to its intersection with the center line of the Broad River; thence southeastward following the center line of the Broad River to its intersection with the center line of Boyd Creek; thence westward following the center line of Boyd Creek to its intersection with the center line of Coles Creek; thence by its various courses following the center line of Coles Creek to its intersection with a straight line having a true azimuth of 15° (bearing of N 15° E) extending from a point at latitude 32° 27' 01.235" N, longitude 80° 50' 30.835" W (North American Datum 1983) on Belia Point on the south side of Coles Creek; thence southwestward following said line to said point; thence southwestward following a straight line from said point to the center line of Euhaw Creek opposite Bolon Hall; thence following the center line of Euhaw Creek to its intersection with the center line of Hazzard Creek; thence following the center line of Hazzard Creek and through the nearest waterways following their center lines to a point on Manigaults Neck where the land line dividing the land now or formerly owned by the Chelsea Club from the land now or formerly owned by Fripp intersect the center line of said creek or waterway; thence following said land line to its intersection with the Fripp public road; thence following the Jasper County side of the said Fripp public road to its intersection with the Hazel road; thence westward following the Jasper County side of said Hazel road to its intersection with a public road at or near Hazel Episcopal Church; thence westward following the Jasper County side of said public road to its intersection with the Charleston and Savannah turnpike; thence following the Jasper County side of the said turnpike to a point opposite its intersection with the southern boundary line of the land now or formerly owned by the Okeetee Club; thence across said road to said boundary line; thence westward following said line to the center line of the New River; thence southeastward following the center line of the New River to a point at latitude 32° 04' 47.542" N, longitude 80° 52' 44.958" W (North American Datum 1983) at the mouth of the New River; thence southeastward on a true azimuth of 135° (bearing of S 45° E) to the seaward boundary of South Carolina and Georgia; thence eastward along the seaward boundary of South Carolina and Georgia to the Territorial Sea boundary; thence northeastward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with a line having a true azimuth of 115° 30' (bearing of S 64° 30' E) extending from a point at latitude 32° 29' 06.078" N., longitude 80° 28' 36.683" W (North American Datum 1983) at the mouth of the Coosaw River; thence northwestward on said line from the Territorial Sea boundary to said point at the mouth of the Coosaw River, the point of origin."

SECTION 3. Section 4-3-100 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"Section 4-3-100. Charleston County is bounded as follows: by a line beginning opposite the mouth of the South Edisto River, where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean, and following up the center of said river to the point where the Dorchester County line intersects the Edisto River; thence eastwardly along the center line of the Parker's Ferry Road to the intersection with Rantowles Creek; thence northerly up Rantowles Creek to its intersection with the Dorchester County line; thence along said line to a point of intersection with the property of Charles H. P. Duell (Middleton Gardens); thence along the eastern boundary of the property of Charles H. P. Duell (Middleton Gardens) to the eastern bank of the Ashley River; thence down said river to a point on the eastern bank of the Ashley River 472' west of the point where Saw Pit Creek enters said Ashley River; thence from the eastern bank of the Ashley River on a true bearing of N 22 38' 39" E along a ditch on the east boundary of Archdale Hall Subdivision and on for a total distance of 248.61 chains to a concrete monument marked `CHAS/DOR'; thence on a true bearing of N 42 15' 31" W to a point of intersection with the property line of Monroe E. and Winifred J. Hartzog; thence northeasterly 800 ft. along the property line of Monroe E. and Winifred J. Hartzog to a point of intersection with the property of James C. and Mary Palmer; thence southeasterly along the property line of James C. and Mary Palmer for 406 ft.; thence northeasterly to a point on the north side of Highway #S10-1120; thence easterly along the north boundary of Highway #S10-1120 to the intersection of Ladson Rd. (S10-76); thence along the northwesterly boundary of Ladson Rd. (S10-76) to the intersection of Ladson Rd. (S10-76) and the Lincolnville Rd. (S10-881); thence in a northwesterly direction, a distance of 9,700 ft. along the southwesterly boundary of the Lincolnville Rd. (S10-881) to a point; thence southwesterly 5,400 ft. to a point; thence northwesterly a distance of 550 ft. to a point; thence southwesterly 600 ft. to a point on the proposed county line; thence in a northwesterly direction on a true bearing of N 42 15' 31" W to a point in the center of Saw Mill Branch; 51.1 chains southwest of the southwestern right-of-way line of the Southern Railway (measured in a straight line); thence from this point along the run of Saw Mill Branch to the southeastern right-of-way line of Richardson Avenue; thence from this point southeasterly along Richardson Ave. to the intersection of Richardson and Owens Rd.; thence northeasterly on the eastern boundary of Challedon and Meadowbrook Subdivisions to a point on the north side of East Third St. North; thence northwesterly a distance of 1,200 ft. to a point; thence northeasterly to a point on the north side of 5th North (US #78); thence along the north boundary of 5th North (US #78) to a point, thence southwesterly a distance of 325 ft. to a point; thence southeasterly a distance of 379 ft. to a point; thence northeasterly a distance of 325 ft. to a point on the north side of 5th North (US #78); thence a distance of approximately 760 ft. to a point; thence in a northeasterly direction a distance of 1,500 ft. along the property line of the real estate of John Finucan and Maggie F. Peters to a point at which the northeastern corner of Dorchester County Intersects with Berkeley and Charleston Counties; thence Section 50 20' E to intersection of eastern right-of-way line of United States Route No. 78, a distance of 83.9 chains; then southeastwardly along the southeastern right-of-way line of United States Route No. 78 to intersection of the south right-of-way line of the Ladson Rd., a distance of 259.1 chains; thence eastwardly along the southern line of the Ladson Road to its intersection with the eastern boundary of Elms Tract, now owned by Goose Creek Land Company; thence southwardly along the eastern boundary of said tract to its intersection with the run of Goose Creek; thence with the run of Goose Creek, in an eastwardly direction, to its intersection with the western right-of-way of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; thence southwardly along the western right-of-way line of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad to its intersection with the south right-of-way line of Remount Rd.; thence eastward by a direct line to the mouth of Goose Creek on the western bank of the Cooper River; thence southwardly along the Cooper River to the intersection with the Wando River; thence along the Wando River in a northeastwardly direction to the mouth of Guerin's Creek; thence northeastwardly along Guerin's Creek to intersection with the Guerin Bridge Rd.; thence northwardly along the Guerin Bridge Rd. to intersection with Halfway Creek Rd.; thence northeastwardly along Halfway Creek Rd. to Thompson Rd. and southerly along Thompson Rd. to intersection of run of Wambaw Creek; thence along the run of Wambaw Creek, eastwardly to South Santee River; thence down the South Santee River to the Atlantic Ocean to the line of jurisdiction of the State; thence southwardly along the line of jurisdiction of the State to a point opposite the mouth of the South Edisto River, the point of beginning. Charleston County is bounded as follows: by a line originating at a point at latitude 32° 30' 57.711" N, longitude 80° 16' 35.854" W(North American Datum 1983) at the mouth of Jeremy Inlet; thence westward from said point following the center lines of Scott Creek and Big Bay Creek; thence northwestward on a straight line extending the center line of Big Bay Creek to a point at latitude 32° 30' 00.676" N and longitude 80° 21' 09.844" W (North American Datum 1983) in the South Edisto River; thence northward from said point following the center lines of the South Edisto River and the Edisto River to the point where the Dorchester County line intersects the center line of the Edisto River; thence eastward following the Dorchester County line to the center line of Secondary State Highway 10-317 or 18-317 (Parker's Ferry Road); thence eastward following the center line of Secondary State Highway 10-317 or 18-317 (Parker's Ferry Road) to its intersection with the center line of Rantowles Creek; thence northward following the center line of Rantowles Creek to its intersection with the Dorchester County line; thence following said line to its intersection with the property of Charles H. P. Duell (Middleton Gardens); thence following the eastern boundary of the property of Charles H. P. Duell (Middleton Gardens) to the ordinary high-water line on the eastern bank of the Ashley River; thence following the ordinary high-water line on the eastern bank of said river to a point on the ordinary high-water line of the eastern bank of the Ashley River 472 ft. west of the point where Sawpit Creek enters the Ashley River; thence from the ordinary high-water line of the eastern bank of the Ashley River on a true bearing of N 22° 38' 39" E along a ditch on the eastern boundary of Archdale Hall subdivision and onward for a total distance of 248.61 chains to a concrete monument marked `CHAS/DOR'; thence on a true bearing of N 42° 15' 31" W to a point of intersection with the property line of Monroe E. and Winifred J. Hartzog; thence northeastward 800 ft. following the property line of Monroe E. and Winifred Hartzog to a point of intersection with the property line of James C. and Mary Palmer; thence southeastward following the property line of James C. and Mary Palmer for 406 ft. ; thence northeastward to a point on the north side of Secondary State Highway S10-1120 (Jamison Road); thence eastward following the northern boundary of Secondary State Highway S10-1120 (Jamison Road) to its intersection with the northwestern boundary Secondary State Highway S10-76 (Ladson Road); thence following the northwestern boundary of Secondary State Highway S10-76 (Ladson Road) to the intersection of the northwestern boundary of Secondary State Highway S10-76 (Ladson Road) and the southwestern boundary of Secondary State Highway S10-881 (Lincolnville Road); thence northwestward, a distance of 9,700 ft. following the southwestern boundary of the Secondary State Highway S10-881 (Lincolnville Road) to a point; thence southwestward 5,400 ft. to a point; thence northwestward 550 ft. to a point; thence southwestward 600 ft. to a point; thence northwestward on a true bearing of N 42° 15' 31" W to the center line of Sawmill Branch, 51.1 chains southwest of the southwestern right-of-way line of the Norfolk Southern Corporation (measured in a straight line); thence from this point following the center line of Sawmill Branch to its intersection with the southeastern right-of-way line of Richardson Avenue; thence from this point southeastward along the southeastern right-of-way of Richardson Avenue to its intersection with Owens Road; thence northeastward following the eastern boundaries of Challedon and Meadowbrook subdivisions to a point on the north side of East Third Street North; thence northwestward a distance of 1,200 ft. to a point; thence northeastward to a point on the north side of U.S. Highway 78 (5th North); thence southeastward following the northern boundary of U.S. Highway 78 (5th North) to a point; thence southwestward a distance of 325 ft. to a point; thence southeastward a distance of 379 ft. to a point; thence northeastward a distance of 325 ft. to a point on the north side of U.S. Highway 78 (5th North); thence a distance of approximately 760 ft. to a point; thence northeastward a distance of 1,500 ft. following the property line of the real estate of John Finucan and Maggie F. Peters to a point at which the northeastern corner of Dorchester County intersects with Berkeley and Charleston counties; thence S 50° 20' E to intersection with the eastern right-of-way line of U.S. Highway 78, a distance of 83.9 chains; thence southeastward following the southeastern right-of-way line of U.S. Highway 78 to its intersection with the southern right-of-way line of the S.C. Highway S10-76 (Ladson Road), a distance of 259.1 chains; thence eastward following the southern right-of-way line of S.C. Highway S10-76 (Ladson Road) to its intersection with the eastern boundary of the Elms Tract, now owned by the Goose Creek Land Company; thence southward following the eastern boundary of said tract to its intersection with the center line of Goose Creek; thence eastward following the center line of Goose Creek to its intersection with the western right-of-way line of the CSX Corporation; thence southward following said western right-of-way line to its intersection with the southern right-of-way line of Secondary State Highway S-8-13 (Remount Road); thence eastward by a straight line to its intersection with the center line of Goose Creek at its mouth; thence following a line with a true azimuth of 147° (bearing of S 33° E) to the center line of the Cooper River; thence southward following the center line of the Cooper River to its intersection with the center line of the Wando River; thence northeastward following the center line of the Wando River to its intersection with the center line of Guerin's Creek; thence northeastward following the center line of Guerin's Creek to its intersection with the center line of Secondary State Highway 98 (Guerin Bridge Road); thence northward following the center line of Secondary State Highway 98 (Guerin Bridge Road) to its intersection with the center line of the old Halfway Creek Road; thence northeastward following the old Halfway Creek Road to its intersection with Lincoln Road; thence southward following Lincoln Road to its intersection with the center line of Wambaw Creek; thence eastward following the center line of Wambaw Creek to the center line of the South Santee River; thence southeastward following the center line of the South Santee River to a point at latitude 33° 06' 59.743" N, longitude 79° 16' 50.003" W (North American Datum 1983) in the South Santee River; thence southwestward on a straight line to a point at latitude 33° 05' 55.943" N, longitude 79° 17' 42.847" W (North American Datum 1983); thence southeastward on a true azimuth of 145° (bearing of S 35° E) to the Territorial Sea boundary; thence southwestward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with a line having a true azimuth of 145° (bearing of S 35° E) extending from a point at latitude 32° 30' 47.711" N., longitude 80° 16' 35.854" W (North American Datum 1983) at the mouth of Jeremy Inlet; thence northwestward on said line from the Territorial Sea boundary to said point at the mouth of Jeremy Inlet, the point of origin."

SECTION 4. Section 4-3-150 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"Section 4-3-150. Colleton County is bounded as follows: on the north and east by Bamberg County and by the Edisto River separating it from Charleston and Dorchester Counties; on the south by the Atlantic Ocean, Saint Helena Sound, and Combahee River separating it from Beaufort and Hampton Counties; on the west by Beaufort County from which it is separated by Saint Helena Sound the center of the sound being the line, and Combahee River, and by Hampton County from which it is separated by Combahee and Big Salkehatchie Rivers, and by Bamberg County. Where streams are boundaries of Colleton County the line shall be the center of the main run. Colleton County is bounded as follows: by a line originating at a point where the center line of the Big Salkehatchie River intersects the Bamberg county line; thence northeastward by its various courses following the Bamberg County line to its intersection with the center line of the Edisto River; thence southeastward and eastward following the center line of the Edisto River to its intersection with the center line of the South Edisto River; thence southward by the center line of the South Edisto River to a point at latitude 32° 30' 00.676" N and longitude 80° 21' 09.844" W (North American Datum 1983); thence southeastward from said point following a straight line extending to the center line of Big Bay Creek; thence eastward by the center lines of Big Bay Creek and Scott Creek to a point at latitude 32° 30' 57.711" N., longitude 80° 16' 35.854" W (North American Datum 1983) at the mouth of Jeremy Inlet; thence from said point following a line with a true azimuth of 145° (bearing of S 35° E) to the Territorial Sea boundary; thence southwestward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with a line having a true azimuth of 115° 30' (bearing of S 64° 30' E) extending from a point at latitude 32° 29' 06.078" N., longitude 80° 28' 36.683" W (North American Datum 1983) at the mouth of the Coosaw River; thence northwestward on said line from the Territorial Sea boundary to said point at the mouth of the Coosaw River; thence westward following the center line of the Coosaw River to its intersection with the center line of the Combahee River; thence northwestward following the center line of the Combahee River to its intersection with the center line of the Big Salkehatchie River; thence northwestward following the center line of the Big Salkehatchie River to a point where said line intersects the Bamberg-Colleton County line, the point of origin."

SECTION 5. Section 4-3-270 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"Section 4-3-270. Georgetown County is bounded as follows: on the north and northeast by Marion County from which it is separated by the Great Pee Dee River from Britton's Ferry to its junction with the Little Pee Dee River; on the northeast by Horry County from which it is separated by the Great Pee Dee River from its junction with the Little Pee Dee to its junction with Bull Creek and thence by said creek to Waccamaw River and thence by said river down to a point about half a mile below Prince's Creek and thence by a line running N. 86.5 E. 5 miles and 67 chains to a cedar post on the seashore planted at low watermark; on the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, including all the islands between the last-mentioned cedar post and the mouth of South Santee River; on the south and southwest by the counties of Charleston and Berkeley from which it is separated by the South Santee and Santee Rivers as far up as Leneud's Ferry; on the west and northwest by Williamsburg County from which it is divided by the main road leading from Leneud's Ferry on the Santee River across Potato Ferry on Black River to Britton's Ferry on the Great Pee Dee. Georgetown County is bounded as follows: by a line originating at Britton's Ferry (abandoned) on the Great Pee Dee River; thence northeastward on a true azimuth of 45° (bearing of N 45° E) to the center line of the Great Pee Dee River; thence southeastward following the center line of the Great Pee Dee River to its intersection with the center line of Bull Creek; thence southeastward following the center line of Bull Creek to its intersection with the center line of the Waccamaw River; thence southward following the center line of the Waccamaw River to a point at latitude 33° 34' 22.623" N., longitude 79° 06' 03.848" W (North American Datum 1983); thence eastward following a straight line to a point at latitude 33° 34' 21.602" N, longitude 79° 00' 06.564" W (North American Datum 1983) on the seashore; thence on a true azimuth of 126° (bearing of S 54° E) to the Territorial Sea boundary; thence southeastward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with a line extending from a point at latitude 33° 05' 55.931" N., longitude 79° 17' 42.847" W (North American Datum 1983) to the Territorial Sea boundary on a true azimuth of 145° (bearing of S 35° E); thence northwestward on said line from the Territorial Sea boundary to said point; thence northeastward following a straight line to a point at latitude 33° 06' 59.785" N., longitude 79° 16' 49.966" W (North American Datum 1983) in the South Santee River; thence northeastward and northwestward following the center line of the South Santee River to its intersection with the center line of the Santee River; thence northwestward following the center line of the Santee River to its intersection with a line extending on a true azimuth of 36° 30' (bearing of N 36° 30' E) from Leneud's Ferry (abandoned) on the southwest bank of the Santee River; thence northeastward from said point on said line to the main road leading from Leneud's Ferry (abandoned) on the northeast bank of the Santee River; thence northeastward following the old main road leading from Leneud's Ferry (abandoned) across Potato Ferry (abandoned) on the Black River to Britton's Ferry (abandoned) on the Great Pee Dee River, the point of origin."

SECTION 6. Section 4-3-310 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"Section 4-3-310. Horry County is bounded as follows: on the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, a line of 31 miles; on the northeast by the North Carolina line, beginning at a cedar stake (marked with nine notches) on the seashore of Goat Island, about 11/4 miles east of the mouth of Little River, and running from thence until it intersects Lumber River, about 51/4 miles to the east of Newsom's Ferry; on the northwest, west and southwest by Dillon, Marion and Georgetown Counties from which it is separated as follows: by Lumber River to Little Pee Dee River; thence by Little Pee Dee River to its junction with Great Pee Dee River; thence by Great Pee Dee River to its junction with Bull Creek; thence by said creek to the Waccamaw River, and down this river to a point about half a mile below Prince's Creek; and thence by a line running over to a cedar post on the seashore N. 86.5 E. 5 miles and 67 chains. Horry County is bounded as follows: by a line originating at the point where the boundary line between South Carolina and North Carolina intersects the center line of the Lumber River; thence southwestward following the center line of the Lumber River to its intersection with the center line of the Little Pee Dee River; thence southwestward and southeastward following the center line of the Little Pee Dee River to its intersection with the center line of the Great Pee Dee River; thence southeastward following the center line of the Great Pee Dee River to its intersection with the center line of Bull Creek; thence southeastward following the center line of Bull Creek to its intersection with the center line of the Waccamaw River; thence southward following the center line of the Waccamaw River to a point at latitude 33° 34' 22.623" N, longitude 79° 06' 03.848" W (North American Datum 1983) in the Waccamaw River; thence eastward following a straight line to a point at latitude 33° 34 21.602" N, longitude 79° 00' 06.564" W (North American Datum 1983) on the seashore; thence on a true azimuth of 126° (bearing of S 54° E) to the Territorial Sea boundary; thence northeastward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with the seaward boundary between South Carolina and North Carolina; thence northwestward following the seaward boundary between South Carolina and North Carolina on a line as described by monuments located at latitude 33° 51' 50.7214" N, longitude 78° 33' 22.9448" W (NC-SC Granite Marker #2); latitude 33° 51' 36.4626" N, longitude 78° 33' 06.1937" W (NC-SC Granite Marker #1); and latitude 33° 51' 07.8792" N, longitude 78° 32' 32.6210" W (Bird Island-NC-SC Boundary 1977) (North American Datum 1927); thence northwestward following the boundary line between South Carolina and North Carolina until it intersects the center line of the Lumber River, the point of origin."

SECTION 7. Section 4-3-320 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"Section 4-3-320. Jasper County is bounded as follows: beginning at a point in the Savannah River, where the township line between Lawton and Goethe township on one side and Robert and Coosawhatchie on the other in Hampton County intersects the South Carolina-Georgia State line; thence with said line between said townships to its intersection with Coosawhatchie River; thence down the said run of Coosawhatchie River with its various courses to its junction with Tulefinnie River; thence down the same with its various courses to its intersection with the western side of the right of way of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; thence up said western side of right of way to its intersection with Pocataligo River; thence down the same with its various courses to its junction with Broad River; thence down the same with its various courses to a pine tree X 3 N. on Belia Point on the south side of Coles Creek; thence a straight line to the median line of Hazards Back Creek opposite Boland Hall; thence down said creek to its junction with Eutaw Creek; thence down said creek and through the nearest waterways to a point on Manigaults Neck where the land line dividing the land now or formerly owned by the Chelsea Club from the land now or formerly owned by Fripp intersect said creek or waterway; thence with said land line to its intersection with the Fripp public road; thence down Jasper County side of the said Fripp public road to its intersection with the Hazel road; thence westerly along the Jasper County side of said Hazel road to its intersection with a public road at or near Hazel Episcopal Church; thence westerly along the Jasper County side of said public road to its intersection with the Charleston and Savannah turnpike; thence the Jasper County side of the said turnpike to a point opposite its intersection with the southern boundary line of the land now or formerly owned by the Okeetee Club; thence across said road to said boundary line; thence with said line in a westerly direction to a corner where said land line turns in a northeasterly direction; thence on said line in a northeasterly direction with said line three fourths of a mile; thence a straight line with said line westerly to a point where the said boundary line of said Okeetee Club land intersects the former county line of Hampton and Beaufort Counties; thence with said county line in a southwesterly direction to its intersection with the northeasterly boundary of the Savannah and Augusta public road; thence in a southeasterly direction with said northeasterly boundary of the Savannah and Augusta public road to its intersection with the Charleston and Savannah public road; thence down the westerly boundary of the said Savannah and Augusta public road with its various courses and distances to a point on said road two miles from the east bank of the Savannah River at Screvens Ferry; thence S. 60 W. a straight line to its intersection with the South Carolina-Georgia State line; thence with said South Carolina-Georgia State line with its various courses and distances to the beginning point. Said county is hereby named Jasper, and the county seat thereof is hereby established in the town of Ridgeland.

And in addition to said boundaries Jasper County includes the land formerly in Beaufort County, which was annexed to Jasper County in 1950 by act of the General Assembly (Acts 1950, p. 2332), described as lying west of New River and the run of Great Swamp known as and constituting Yemassee township.

Part of the old Charleston and Savannah turnpike line, between Hazel road and the southern boundary of said Okeetee Club property is hereby transferred to and made a part of Beaufort County. Jasper County is bounded as follows: by a line originating at a point in the Savannah River, where the township line between Lawton and Goethe townships on one side and Robert and Coosawatchie townships on the other in Hampton County intersects the South Carolina-Georgia state line; thence northeastward following said line between said townships to its intersection with the center line of the Coosawahatchie River; thence southeastward following the center line of the Coosawhatchie River to its intersection with the center line of the Tulifinny River; thence southeastward following the center line of the Tulifinny River to its intersection with the western side of the right-of-way of the CSX Corporation's railroad track; thence northeastward following the western side of said right-of-way to its intersection with the center line of the Pocotaligo River; thence southeastward following the center line of the Pocotaligo River to its intersection with the center line of the Broad River; thence southeastward following the center line of the Broad River to its intersection with the center line of Boyd Creek; thence westward following the center line of Boyd Creek to its intersection with the center line of Coles Creek; thence by its various courses following the center line of Coles Creek to its intersection with a straight line having a true azimuth of 15° (bearing of N 15° E) extending from a point at latitude 32° 27' 1.235" N, longitude 80° 50' 30.835" W (North American Datum 1983) on Belia Point on the south side of Coles Creek; thence southwestward following said line to said point; thence southwestward following a straight line from said point to the center line of Euhaw Creek opposite Bolon Hall; thence following the center line of Euhaw Creek to its intersection with the center line of Hazzard Creek; thence following the center line of Hazzard Creek and through the nearest waterways following their center lines to a point on Manigaults Neck where the land line dividing the land now or formerly owned by the Chelsea Club from the land now or formerly owned by Fripp intersect the center line of said creek or waterway; thence following said land line to its intersection with the Fripp public road; thence following the Jasper County side of the said Fripp public road to its intersection with the Hazel road; thence westward following the Jasper County side of said Hazel road to its intersection with a public road at or near Hazel Episcopal Church; thence westward following the Jasper County side of said public road to its intersection with the Charleston and Savannah turnpike; thence following the Jasper County side of the said turnpike to a point opposite its intersection with the southern boundary line of the land now or formerly owned by the Okeetee Club; thence across said road to said boundary line; thence westward following said line to the center line of the New River; thence southeastward following the center line of the New River to a point at latitude 32° 04' 47.542" N, longitude 80° 52' 44.958" W (North American Datum 1983) at the mouth of the New River; thence southeastward on a true azimuth of 135° (bearing of S 45° E) to the seaward boundary of South Carolina and Georgia; thence westward along the seaward boundary of South Carolina and Georgia to the Savannah River and continuing northwestward up the Savannah River along the South Carolina-Georgia boundary in the Savannah River to the point of origin."

SECTION 8. Section 22-2-190(7) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(7) Beaufort County: Sheldon--Comprised of Sheldon and Dale Lobeco precincts and defined as follows: Beginning at the intersection of Hampton County line and Colleton County line--southeast meandering along the county line in the Combahee River to intersection of county line in the Combahee River and Coosaw River--west along the high-water mark on the northern side of the Coosaw River to intersection of Whale Branch and Coosaw River--west along the high-water mark on the northern side of Whale Branch to intersection of county line in the Broad River--north along the county line in the Broad River to the intersection of Hampton County line--northeast along county line and center of railroad track to the point of origin. Bluffton--Comprised of the Bluffton and Chechessee precincts. Daufuskie--Comprised of the lands above the high-water mark on Daufuskie Island. Hilton Head--Comprised of Hilton Head 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 precincts and defined as follows: Beginning at the northernmost point of Hilton Head Island--south along the high-water mark on the western side of Port Royal Sound to the extension of the intersection with State Highway No. 333--east across Port Royal Sound to the southernmost point of Bay Point Island--extending south from said point at Bay Point Island to three-mile limit in the Atlantic Ocean--to three-mile limit from the southernmost point of Hilton Head Island (Braddock Point) northeast along the high-water mark on the eastern side of Calibogue Sound to its intersection with Skull Creek--northeast along the high-water mark on the eastern side of Skull Creek to the point of origin. Beaufort--Comprised of Beaufort 1A, 1B, Beaufort 2, Beaufort 3, Burton 1A, 1B, Burton 2, Burton 3, Mossy Oaks 1, Mossy Oaks 2, Port Royal, and Seabrook precincts and defined as follows: Beginning at the county line on the Broad River west of the southernmost point of Barnwell Island--east from county line to the high-water mark on the northern side of Whale Branch--continuing east on northern side of high-water mark of Whale Branch to intersection of high-water mark on the northern side of the Coosaw River--south from Coosaw River along the high-water mark on the eastern side of the Beaufort River to the southernmost point of Bay Point Island--west across Port Royal Sound to the intersection of the extension of State Highway No. 333 and the high-water mark on the western side of Port Royal Sound--northwest along the high-water mark on the western side of Port Royal Sound to the northernmost point of Hilton Head Island--north from said point across Port Royal Sound to the southernmost point of Daws Island--north along the high-water mark on the western side of Broad River to the point of origin. St. Helena--Comprised of St. Helena 1A, 1B, St. Helena 2, Lady's Island 1A, and 1B precincts and defined as follows: Beginning at the intersection of the high-water mark of the northern side of the Coosaw River and Whale Branch--east along the high-water mark of the northern side of the Coosaw River to the intersection of the county line lying in the Coosaw River and the Combahee River--south along county line to the three-mile limit in the Atlantic Ocean--from the three-mile limit extending off the southernmost point of Bay Point Island--north from said point along the high-water mark on the eastern side of the Beaufort River to the point of origin. Beaufort County:

Sheldon - Comprised of Sheldon and Dale Lobeco precincts and bounded as follows: by a line beginning at the intersection of the Beaufort-Jasper County line and the Beaufort-Hampton County line; thence northeastward following the Beaufort-Hampton County line to its intersection with the Beaufort-Colleton County line; thence southeastward following the Beaufort-Colleton County line until its intersection with the center line of the Coosaw River; thence westward following the center line of the Coosaw River to its intersection with the center line of Whale Branch; thence westward following the center line of Whale Branch to its intersection with the Beaufort-Jasper County line; thence northward following the Beaufort-Jasper County line to its intersection with the Beaufort-Hampton County line, the point of origin.

Bluffton - Comprised of Bluffton and Chechessee precincts and bounded as follows: by a line beginning at the intersection of the center line of Ramshorn Creek and the Beaufort-Jasper County line; thence northward by is various courses following the Beaufort-Jasper County line to its intersection with the center line of the Broad River; thence southeastward following the center line of the Broad River to its intersection with the center line of the Chechessee River in Port Royal Sound; thence westward following the center line of the Chechessee River to its intersection with the center line of Skull Creek; thence southwestward following the center line of Skull Creek to its intersection with the center line of Mackay Creek; thence southward following the center lines of Mackay Creek and Calibogue Sound to the intersection of the center line of Calibogue Sound and the center line of the Cooper River; thence southwestward following the center line of the Cooper River to its intersection with the center line of Ramshorn Creek; thence southwestward following the center line of Ramshorn Creek to its intersection with the Beaufort-Jasper County line, the point of origin.

Daufuskie - Comprised of Daufuskie precinct and bounded as follows: by a line beginning at the intersection of Ramshorn Creek and the Beaufort-Jasper County line; thence southeastward following the Beaufort-Jasper County line to its intersection with the Territorial Sea boundary; thence northeastward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with a line having a true azimuth of 135° (bearing of S 45° E) extending from a point at latitude 32° 06' 21.943" N, longitude 80° 49' 59.395" W (North American Datum 1983) offshore from the mouth of Calibogue Sound; thence northwestward on said line to said point offshore from the mouth of Calibogue Sound; thence northward on a line with a true azimuth of 0° (bearing of N) to a point at latitude 32° 07' 14.232" N, longitude 80° 49' 59.394" W (North American Datum 1983) at the mouth of Calibogue Sound; thence northeastward following the center line of Calibogue Sound to its intersection with the center line of the Cooper River; thence southwestward following the center line of the Cooper River to its intersection with the center line of Ramshorn Creek; thence southwestward following the center line of Ramshorn Creek to its intersection with the Beaufort-Jasper County line, the point of origin.

Hilton Head - Comprised of Hilton Head 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 precincts and bounded as follows: by a line beginning at the intersection of the center lines of the Broad and Beaufort Rivers in Port Royal Sound (defined as latitude 32° 14' 53.111" N and longitude 80° 39' 23.397" W (North American Datum 1983); thence northwestward following the center line of the Broad River to its intersection with the center line of the Chechessee River in Port Royal Sound; thence westward following the center line of the Chechessee River to its intersection with the center line of Skull Creek; thence southwestward following the center line of Skull Creek to its intersection with the center line of Mackay Creek; thence southward following the center lines of Mackay Creek and Calibogue Sound to a point at latitude 32° 07' 14.232" N, longitude 80° 49' 59.394" W (North American Datum 1983) at the mouth of Calibogue Sound; thence southward on a line with a true azimuth of 180° (bearing of S) to a point at latitude 32° 06' 21.943" N, longitude 80° 49' 59.395" W (North American Datum 1983) offshore from the mouth of Calibogue Sound; thence southeastward from said point following a line with a true azimuth of 135° (bearing of S 45° E) to its intersection with the Territorial Sea boundary; thence northeastward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with a line having a true azimuth of 149° (bearing of S 31° E) extending from the intersection of the center lines of the Broad and Beaufort Rivers in Port Royal Sound to the Territorial Sea boundary; thence northwestward on said line to said point in Port Royal Sound, the point of origin.

Beaufort - Comprised of Beaufort 1A, 1B, Beaufort 2, Beaufort 3, Burton 1A, 1B, Burton 2, Burton 3, Mossy Oaks 1, Mossy Oaks 2, Port Royal, and Seabrook precincts and bounded as follows: by a line beginning at the intersection of the center lines of the Broad and Beaufort Rivers (defined as latitude 32° 14' 53.111" N and longitude 80° 39' 23.397" W (North American Datum 1983) in Port Royal Sound; thence northward following the center line of the Beaufort River to its intersection with the center line of Brickyard Creek; thence northward following the center line of Brickyard Creek to its intersection with the center line of Whale Branch at the head of the Coosaw River; thence westward following the center line of Whale Branch to its intersection with the center line of the Broad River; thence southeastward following the center line of the Broad River to its intersection with the center line of the Beaufort River in Port Royal Sound, the point of origin.

St. Helena - Comprised of St. Helena 1A, 1B, St. Helena 2, Lady's Island 1A, and 1B precincts and bounded as follows: by a line beginning at the intersection of the center lines of the Broad and Beaufort Rivers in Port Royal Sound (defined as latitude 32° 14' 53.111" N and longitude 80° 39' 23.397" W (North American Datum 1983); thence northward following the center line of the Beaufort River to its intersection with the center line of Brickyard Creek; thence northward following the center line of Brickyard Creek to its intersection with the center line of Whale Branch at the head of the Coosaw River; thence eastward following the center line of the Coosaw River to its intersection with the Beaufort-Colleton County line; thence southeastward following the Beaufort-Colleton County line to its intersection with the Territorial Sea boundary; thence southwestward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with a line having a true azimuth of 149° (bearing of S 31° E) extending from the intersection of the center lines of the Broad and Beaufort Rivers in Port Royal Sound to the Territorial Sea boundary; thence northwestward on said line to said point in Port Royal Sound, the point of origin."

SECTION 9. The first seven paragraphs of Section 22-2-190(10) of the 1976 Code are amended to read:

"(10) Charleston County Jury Area No. 1: Beginning at the Colleton, Dorchester, and Charleston County line, southeast on county line to Rantowles Creek, south on the high water mark on the western side of Rantowles Creek to its extension to State Road No. 1910, south on State Road No. 1910 to Highway 17, east on Highway 17 to Rantowles Creek, south on the high water mark on the western side of Rantowles Creek to its intersection with Wallace River, south on the high water mark on the western side of Wallace River to its intersection with New Cut Church Flats River, west on the high water mark on the northern side of New Cut Church Flats River (Intra-Coastal Waterway), west on the high water mark on the northern side of New Cut Church Flats River (Intra-Coastal Waterway) to its intersection with Wadmalaw Sound, west on the high water mark on the northern side of Wadmalaw Sound to its intersection with the Wadmalaw River, west on the high water mark on the northern side of the Wadmalaw River to its intersection with the North Edisto River, south on the high water mark on the western side of the North Edisto River to the Atlantic Ocean, extending from there to the three-mile limit in the Atlantic Ocean, west from said point in the Atlantic Ocean to the three-mile limit extending from the Colleton and Charleston county line, north from said point in Atlantic Ocean to the Colleton and Charleston county line, west along county line to the county line in South Edisto River, north along county line in the South Edisto River to the Edisto River, north on county line in the Edisto River to point of origin. Jury Area No. 2: Beginning at the intersection of New Cut Church Flats River and Wallace River, southeast on the high water mark on the northern side of the Stono River (Intra-Coastal Waterway) to Elliott Cut, southeast on the high water mark on the northern side of Elliott Cut to Wappoo Creek, east on the high water mark on the northern side of Wappoo Creek to the Ashley River, south on the high water mark on the western side of the Ashley River to the northernmost point of Morris Island, extending south from said point to the three-mile limit in the Atlantic Ocean, west from said point three miles in the Atlantic Ocean to the three-mile limit extending from the North Edisto River, north from said point three miles in the Atlantic Ocean to the North Edisto River, north on the high water mark on the western side of the North Edisto River to its intersection with the Wadmalaw River, east on the high water mark on the northern side of the Wadmalaw River to Wadmalaw Sound, east on the high water mark on the northern side of Wadmalaw Sound to New Cut Church Flats River (Intra-Coastal Waterway), east on the high water mark on the northern side of New Cut Church Flats River (Intra-Coastal Waterway) to point of origin. Jury Area No. 3: Starting from referral point A as defined in Jury Area No. 6, east from said point along the Charleston City corporate limits to the Cooper River, north on the high water mark on the western side of the Cooper River to the southernmost point of the U. S. Naval Base, east from said point to the Berkeley-Charleston county line in the Cooper River, east along the county line in the Cooper River to its point extending from the northernmost point of Remley Point, south from said point to the northernmost part of Remley Point, south from said point along the high water mark on the eastern side of the Cooper River to the southernmost point of Fort Moultrie, south from said point to the three-mile limit into the Atlantic Ocean, west from said point in the Atlantic Ocean to the three-mile limit extending from the northernmost point of Morris Island, north from said point in the Atlantic Ocean to the northernmost point of Morris Island, north from said point along the high water mark on the western side of the Ashley River to its intersection with Wappoo Creek (referral point B), north along the high water mark on the eastern side of the Ashley River to its intersection with referral point A. Jury Area No. 4: Beginning at the northwestern most point of Charleston County, east along the Dorchester-Charleston county line, then south along the Berkeley-Charleston county line, then east along the Berkeley-Charleston county line, then south along the Berkeley-Charleston county line, then east along the Berkeley-Charleston county line to the county line in the Cooper River, south along the county line in the Cooper River to its point extending from the southernmost point of the U. S. Naval Base, west from said point on the county line in the Cooper River to the southernmost point of the U. S. Naval Base, south from said point along the high water mark on the western side of the Cooper River to its intersection with the Charleston City corporate limits, northwest along the Charleston City corporate limits to its intersection with the Ashley River, meandering north along the high water mark on the eastern side of the Ashley River to its intersection with the Dorchester-Charleston county line, then northeast along said county line, then north along said county line to point of origin. Jury Area No. 5: Beginning at the Berkeley-Dorchester county line in the intersection of the Cooper River and Wando River, meandering east along said county line in the Wando River to Guerin Creek, east along said county line in Guerin Creek to its intersection with State Road 98, south on State Road 98 to its intersection with Highway 17, southwest on Highway 17 to its intersection with State Road 584, east on State Road 584 to its intersection with State Road 1170, south on State Road 1170 to its point extending to Seewee Bay, west on the high water mark on the northern side of Seewee Bay to its intersection with Clawson Creek, west on the high water mark on the northern side of Clawson Creek to its intersection with Price Creek, south on the high water mark on the western side of Price Creek to the southeasternmost point of Capers Island, south from said point to the three-mile limit in the Atlantic Ocean, west from said point in the Atlantic Ocean to the three-mile limit in the Atlantic Ocean extending from the southernmost point of Fort Moultrie, north from said point in the Atlantic Ocean to the southernmost point of Fort Moultrie, north from said point along the high water mark on the eastern side of the Cooper River to the point of origin. Jury Area No. 6: Beginning at the northernmost point of Rantowles Creek and the Dorchester-Charleston county line, east on the county line to the Ashley River, meandering south along the high water mark on the eastern side of the Ashley River to its intersection with the Charleston City corporate limits (referral point A), south along the high water mark on the eastern side of the Ashley River to the intersection with Wappoo Creek (referral point B), west on the high water mark on the northern side of Wappoo Creek to Elliott Cut, west on the high water mark on the northern side of Elliott Cut to the Stono River (Intra-Coastal Waterway), west on the high water mark on the northern side of the Stono River (Intra-Coastal Waterway) to its intersection with New Cut Church Flats and the Wallace River, north on the high water mark on the western side of the Wallace River to Rantowles Creek, north on the high water mark on the western side of Rantowles Creek to Highway 17, west on Highway 17 to State Road 1910, north on State Road 1910 to its extension to Rantowles Creek, north on the high water mark on the western side of Rantowles Creek to the county line in Rantowles Creek, north along county line in Rantowles Creek to the point of origin. Jury Area No. 7: Beginning at the county line in Guerin Creek and State Road 98, then meandering east along said county line, continuing east on said county line to the South Santee River, south along the Georgetown-Charleston county line in the South Santee River to the easternmost point of Murphy Island and said county line, south from said point to the three-mile limit into the Atlantic Ocean, west from said point in the Atlantic Ocean to the three-mile limit in the Atlantic Ocean extending from the southeasternmost point of Capers Island, north from said point in the Atlantic Ocean to the southeasternmost point of Capers Island, north from said point on the high water mark on the western side of Price Creek to its intersection with Clawson Creek, east on the high water mark on the northern side of Clawson Creek to its intersection with Seewee Bay, east on the high water mark on the northern side of Seewee Bay to its point intersecting with the extension of State Road 1170 to Seewee Bay, north on State Road 1170 to its intersection with State Road 584, west on State Road 584 to its intersection with Highway 17, northeast on Highway 17 to its intersection with State Road 98, north from said point to the point of origin.

Charleston County

Jury Area No. 1:

Beginning at the intersection of the Charleston-Colleton and the Charleston-Dorchester County lines; thence southeastward following the Charleston-Dorchester County line to the center line of Rantowles Creek; thence southeastward following the center line of Rantowles Creek to its intersection with a straight line extending the center line from the northeastern end of Secondary State Road 1910 (Rantowles Court); thence southwestward following said line to the center line of Secondary State Road 1910 (Rantowles Court); thence southwestward following the center line of Secondary State Road 1910 (Rantowles Court) to its intersection with the center line of Secondary State Road 1840 (Waldon Road); thence southeastward following the center line of Secondary State Road 1840 (Waldon Road) to its intersection with the center line of U.S. Highway 17 (Savannah Highway); thence northeastward following the center line of U.S. Highway 17 (Savannah Highway) to the center line of Rantowles Creek; thence southeastward following the center line of Rantowles Creek to its intersection with the center line of the Stono River (Intracoastal Waterway); thence southwestward following the center line of the Stono River (Intracoastal Waterway) to its junction with Wadmalaw Sound; thence southwestward following the center line of the Intracoastal Waterway through Wadmalaw Sound to its junction with the center line of the Wadmalaw River; thence southwestward following the center line of the Wadmalaw River to its intersection with the center line of the North Edisto River; thence southeastward following the center line of the North Edisto River to a point at latitude of 32° 33' 24.220" N, longitude 80° 10' 51.297" E (North American Datum 1983) between Seabrook Island and Deveaux Bank; thence southeastward from said point on a true azimuth of 130° (bearing of S 50° E) to the Territorial Sea boundary; thence southwestward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with the Charleston-Colleton County line; thence northwestward following said county line to the mouth of Jeremy Inlet; thence by its various courses following said county line to its intersection with the Charleston-Dorchester County line, the point of origin.

Jury Area No. 2:

Beginning at the intersection of the center lines of Rantowles Creek and the Stono River; thence southwestward following the center line of the Stono River (Intracoastal Waterway) to its junction with Wadmalaw Sound; thence southwestward following the center line of the Intracoastal Waterway through Wadmalaw Sound to junction with center line of the Wadmalaw River; thence southwestward following the center line of the Wadmalaw River to its intersection with the center line of the North Edisto River; thence southeastward following the center line of the North Edisto River to a point at latitude of 32° 33' 24.220" N, longitude 80° 10' 51.297" E (North American Datum 1983) between Seabrook Island and Deveaux Bank; thence southeastward from said point on a true azimuth of 130° (bearing of S 50° E) to the Territorial Sea boundary; thence northeastward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with the center line of the Fort Sumter Range; thence northwestward following the center line of the Fort Sumter Range to its intersection with the center line of the Mt. Pleasant Range; thence northwestward following the center line of the Mt. Pleasant Range to its intersection with the center line of South Channel; thence westward following the center line of South Channel to its intersection with the center line of the Ashley River; thence northwestward following the center line of the Ashley River to its intersection with the center line of Wappoo Creek; thence westward following the center line of Wappoo Creek to its intersection with the center line of Elliott Cut; thence westward following the center line of Elliott Cut to its intersection with the center line of the Stono River; thence westward following the center line of the Stono River to its intersection with the center line of Rantowles Creek, the point of origin.

Jury Area No. 3:

Beginning at the intersection of the center line of Hog Island Reach and the center line of the Wando River; thence southward following the center line of Hog Island Reach to its intersection with the center line of Rebellion Reach; thence southeastward following the center line of Rebellion Reach to its intersection with the center line of South Channel; thence westward following the center line of South Channel to its intersection with the center line of the Ashley River; thence northwestward and westward following the center line of the Ashley River to its intersection with a straight line extending westward from the center line of the western end of Mt. Pleasant Street; thence eastward following said line to the center line of Mt. Pleasant Street; thence eastward following the center line of Mt. Pleasant Street and a straight line extending the center line from the eastern end of Mt. Pleasant Street to its intersection with the center line of Town Creek; thence northward following the center line of Town Creek to its intersection with the center line of Myers Bend; thence northward following the center line of Myers Bend to its intersection with the Charleston-Berkeley County line in the Cooper River; thence eastward following the Charleston-Berkeley County line to its intersection with the center line of the Wando River; thence southwestward following the center line of the Wando River to its intersection with the center line of Hog Island Reach, the point of origin.

Jury Area No. 4

Beginning at the intersection of the Charleston-Dorchester county line and the ordinary high-water line on the eastern bank of the Ashley River; thence southward following the ordinary high-water line on the eastern bank of the Ashley River to its intersection with the center line of Sawpit Creek; thence southwestward following a line with a true azimuth of 253° (bearing of S 17° W) to the center line of the Ashley River; thence southeastward following the center line of the Ashley River to its intersection with a straight line extending westward from the center line of the western end of Mt. Pleasant Street; thence eastward following said line to the center line of Mt. Pleasant Street; thence eastward following the center line of Mt. Pleasant Street and a straight line extending the center line from the eastern end of Mt. Pleasant Street to its intersection with the center line of Town Creek; thence northward following the center line of Town Creek to its intersection with the center line of Myers Bend; thence northward following the center line of Myers Bend to its intersection with the Charleston-Berkeley County line; thence by its various courses following the Charleston-Berkeley County line to its intersection with the Charleston-Dorchester County line; thence by its various courses following the Charleston-Dorchester County line to its intersection with the ordinary high-water line on the eastern bank of the Ashley River, the point of origin.

Jury Area No. 5:

Beginning at the intersection of the center line of the Wando River and the center line of Hog Island Reach; thence southward following the center line of Hog Island Reach to its intersection with the center line of Rebellion Reach; thence southeastward following the center line of Rebellion Reach to its intersection with the center line of the Mt. Pleasant Range; thence southeastward following the center line of the Mt. Pleasant Range to its intersection with the center line of the Fort Sumter Range; thence southeastward following the center line of the Fort Sumter Range to its intersection with the Territorial Sea boundary; thence northeastward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with a line having a true azimuth of 125° (bearing of S 35° E) extending from a point at the center of Price Inlet; thence northwestward following said line to said point; thence northwestward and northeastward from said point following the center line of Price Creek to its intersection with the center line of the Intracoastal Waterway in Seewee Bay; thence northeastward following the center line of the Intracoastal Waterway in Seewee Bay to its intersection with a line having a true azimuth of 136° 30' (bearing of S 43° 30' E) extending the center line at the southeastern end of Secondary State Highway 1170 (Bulls Island Road); thence northwestward following said line to the center line of Secondary State Highway 1170 (Bulls Island Road); thence northwestward following the center line of Secondary State Highway 1170 (Bulls Island Road) to its intersection with the center line of Secondary State Highway 584 (Seewee Road); thence southwestward following the center line of Secondary State Highway 584 (Seewee Road) to its intersection with the center line of U.S. Highway 17 (Ocean Highway); thence northeastward following the center line of U.S. Highway 17 (Ocean Highway) to its intersection with the center line of Secondary State Highway 98 (Guerin Bridge Road); thence westward following the center line of Secondary State Highway 98 (Guerin Bridge Road) to its intersection with the center line of Guerin Creek; thence southwestward following the center line of Guerin Creek to its intersection with the center line of the Wando River; thence southwestward following the center line of the Wando River to its intersection with the center line of Hog Island Reach, the point of origin.

Jury Area No. 6:

Beginning at the intersection of the center line of Rantowles Creek and the Charleston-Dorchester County line; thence by its various courses following the Charleston-Dorchester County line to its intersection with the ordinary high-water line on the eastern bank of the Ashley River; thence southeastward following the ordinary high-water line on the eastern bank of the Ashley River to its intersection with the center line of Sawpit Creek; thence southwestward following a line with a true azimuth of 253° (bearing of S 17° W) to its intersection with the center line of the Ashley River; thence southeastward following the center line of the Ashley River to its intersection with the center line of Wappoo Creek; thence westward following the center line of Wappoo Creek to its intersection with the center line of Elliott Cut (Intracoastal Waterway); thence westward following the center line of Elliott Cut (Intracoastal Waterway) to its intersection with the center line of the Stono River; thence westward following the center line of the Stono River to its intersection with the center line of Rantowles Creek; thence northward following the center line of Rantowles Creek to its intersection with the center line of U.S. Highway 17 (Savannah Highway); thence southwestward following the center line of U.S. Highway 17 (Savannah Highway) to its intersection with the center line of Secondary State Highway 1840 (Waldon Road); thence northwestward following the center line of Secondary State Highway 1840 (Waldon Road) to its intersection with the center line of Secondary State Highway 1910 (Rantowles Court); thence northeastward following the center line of Secondary State Highway 1910 (Rantowles Court) and a straight line extending the center line from the northeastern end of Secondary State Highway 1910 (Rantowles Court) to its intersection with the center line of Rantowles Creek; thence northwestward following the center line of Rantowles Creek to its intersection with the Charleston-Dorchester County line, the point of origin.

Jury Area No. 7:

Beginning on the Charleston-Berkeley County line at the intersection of the center lines of Guerin Creek and Secondary State Highway 98 (Guerin Bridge Road); thence northeastward and eastward following said county line to its intersection with the Georgetown County line; thence by its various courses following the Charleston-Georgetown County line to its intersection with the Territorial Sea boundary; thence southwestward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with a line having a true azimuth of 125° (bearing of S 35° E) extending from a point at the center of Price Inlet; thence northwestward following said line to said point; thence northwestward and northeastward from said point following the center line of Price Creek to its intersection with the center line of the Intracoastal Waterway in Seewee Bay; thence northeastward following the center line of the Intracoastal Waterway in Seewee Bay to its intersection with a line having a true azimuth of 136° 30' (bearing of S 43° 30' E) extending the center line at the southeastern end of Secondary State Highway 1170 (Bulls Island Road); thence northwestward following said line to the center line of Secondary State Highway 1170 (Bulls Island Road); thence northwestward following the center line of Secondary State Highway 1170 (Bulls Island Road) to its intersection with the center line of Secondary State Highway 584 (Seewee Road); thence southwestward following the center line of Secondary State Highway 584 (Seewee Road) to its intersection with the center line of U.S. Highway 17 (Ocean Highway); thence northeastward following the center line of U.S. Highway 17 (Ocean Highway) to its intersection with the center line of Secondary State Highway 98 (Guerin Bridge Road); thence westward following the center line of Secondary State Highway 98 (Guerin Bridge Road) to its intersection with the center line of Guerin Creek, the point of origin."

SECTION 10. Section 22-2-190(15) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(15) Colleton County No. 1 (Walterboro)--That area within a five mile radius of the county courthouse in Walterboro. No. 2--That area to the north and northwest of a line running from the Edisto River following U. S. 15 to the radius of area 1, and running along the north and northwest of said area 1 to a point intersecting with S. C. Highway 63 and running west along S. C. Highway 63 to the intersection at U. S. Highway 21, then running south along U. S. 21 to the Combahee River.

Colleton County:

No. 1 (Walterboro) - That area within a five mile radius of the county courthouse in Walterboro.

No. 2 - That area to the north and northwest of a line originating at the intersection of the center line of the Edisto River and the center line of U.S. Highway 15, thence southwestward following the center line of U.S. Highway 15 to the radius of Area No. 1; thence following the northern boundary of said Area No. 1 to a point intersecting with the center line of Primary State Highway 63; thence northwestward following the center line of Primary State Highway 63 to its intersection with the center line of U.S. Highway 21; thence southwestward and westward following the center line of U.S. Highway 21 to its intersection with the center line of the Combahee River.

No. 3 - That area to the south and southeast of a line originating at the intersection of the center line of the Edisto River and the center line of U.S. Highway 15; thence southwestward following the center line of U.S. Highway 15 to the radius of Area No. 1; thence following the eastern, southern, and western boundary of said Area No. 1 to a point intersecting with the center line of Primary State Highway 63; thence northwestward following the center line of Primary State Highway 63 to its intersection with the center line of U.S. Highway 21; thence southwestward and westward following the center line of U.S. Highway 21 to its intersection with the center line of the Combahee River."

SECTION 11. Section 22-2-190(22) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(22) Georgetown County No. 1--Black River, Brown's Ferry, Georgetown No. 1, Georgetown No. 2, Georgetown No. 3, Georgetown No. 4, Maryville No. 5, Georgetown No. 6, Georgetown No. 7, Kensington, Pennyroyal, Santee, Snow Mill, Spring Gully, Winyah Bay No. 2--Andrews, Andrews Outside, Bethel, Potato Bed Ferry, Sampit, Spring Branch No. 3--Choppe, Carver's Bay, Folly Grove, Grier's, Myersville, Plantersville, Yauhannah, Pleasant Hill No. 4--Pawley's Island No. 5--Murrell's Inlet.

Georgetown County

No. 1 - Comprised of Black River, Brown's Ferry, Georgetown No. 1, Georgetown No. 2, Georgetown No. 3, Georgetown No. 4, Georgetown No. 5, Georgetown No. 6, Georgetown No. 7, Kensington, Pennyroyal, Santee, Spring Gully, and Winyah Bay precincts, and including that area of the Territorial Sea encompassed by a line originating at a point at latitude 33° 06' 59.743" N, longitude 79° 16' 50.003" W (North American Datum 1983) in the South Santee River; thence southwestward on a straight line to a point at latitude 33° 05' 55.943" N, longitude 79° 17' 42.847" W (North American Datum 1983); thence southeastward on a true azimuth of 145° (bearing of S 35° E) to the Territorial Sea boundary; thence northeastward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with a line having a true azimuth of 90° (bearing of N 90° E) extending from a point at the center of the mouth of Winyah Bay; thence westward following said line to said point, which is on the boundary line between Santee and Pawley's Island No. 4 precincts.

No. 2 - Comprised of Andrews, Andrews Outside, Bethel, Potato Bed Ferry, Sampit, and Cedar Creek precincts.

No. 3 - Comprised of Choppee, Carver's Bay, Folly Grove, Grier's, Myersville, Plantersville, and Pleasant Hill precincts.

No. 4 - Comprised of Pawley's Island No. 1, Pawley's Island No. 2, Pawley's Island No. 3, and Pawley's Island No. 4 precincts, and including that area of the Territorial Sea encompassed by a line originating at the point where the boundary line between Murrell's Inlet and Pawley's Island No. 3 precincts intersect the mean high tide line on the seashore; thence southeastward following a line with a true azimuth of 126° (bearing of S 54° E) to its intersection with the Territorial Sea boundary; thence southwestward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with a line having a true azimuth of 90° (bearing of N 90° E) extending from a point at the center of the mouth of Winyah Bay; thence westward following said line to said point, which is on the boundary line between Pawley's Island No. 4 and Santee precincts.

No. 5 - Comprised of Murrell's Inlet precinct, and including that area of the Territorial Sea encompassed by a line originating at the point where the precinct boundary line between Murrell's Inlet and Pawley's Island No. 3 precincts intersects the mean high tide line on the seashore; thence southeastward following a line with a true azimuth of 126° (bearing of S 54° E) to its intersection with the Territorial Sea boundary; thence northeastward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with the Georgetown-Horry County line; thence northwestward following the Georgetown-Horry County line to a point at latitude 33° 34' 21.602" N, longitude 79° 00' 06.564" W (North American Datum 1983) on the seashore, the point where the northern boundary of Murrell's Inlet precinct intersects the seashore."

SECTION 12. Section 22-2-190(26) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(26) Horry County No. 1--Port Harrelson, Toddville, Pawley's Swamp, Cedar Grove, Brownway, Juniper Bay, North Conway, East Conway, West Conway, Jamestown, Race Path, Four Mile, Homewood, Adrian, Maple, White Oak, Hickory Grove, Shell, Red Hill, Salem, Inland No. 2--Rehobeth, Galivants Ferry, Aynor, Mill Swamp, Cool Springs, Dog Bluff, Jordanville, Horry No. 3--Floyds, Spring Branch, Taylorsville, Pleasant View, Mt. Olive No. 4--Green Sea, Norton, Jerigan's Cross Roads No. 5--East Loris, Sweet Home, Ebenezer, Leon, Daisey, Mt. Vernon, Red Bluff, West Loris No. 6--Socastee, Marlowe, Surfside Beach, Coastal Lane, Dunes, Jet Port, Myrtle Wood, Ocean Forest, Garden City, Briarcliff Acres No. 7--Little River, Nixon's Cross Roads, Wampee, Cherry Grove, Ocean Drive, Crescent Beach, Windy Hill Beach, Tilly Swamp, Dogwood, Brooksville, Atlantic Beach No. 8--Bayboro, Joyner Swamp, Poplar Hill, Live Oak, Gurley, Allsbrook, Hickory Hill.

Horry County

No. 1 - Comprised of Port Harrelson, Toddville, Pawley's Swamp, Cedar Grove, Brownway, Juniper Bay, North Conway 1, North Conway 2, East Conway, West Conway, Jamestown, Race Path 1, Race Path 2, Four Mile, Homewood, Adrian, Maple, White Oak, Hickory Grove, Shell, Red Hill 1, Red Hill 2, Salem, and inland precincts.

No. 2 - Comprised of Methodist Rehobeth, Galivants Ferry, Aynor, Mill Swamp, Cool Springs, Dog Bluff, Jordanville, and Horry precincts.

No. 3 - Comprised of Floyds, Spring Branch, Taylorsville, Pleasant View, and Mt. Olive precincts.

No. 4 - Comprised of Green Sea, Norton, and Jerigan's Cross Roads precincts.

No. 5 - Comprised of East Loris, Sweet Home, Ebenezer, Leon, Daisey, Mt. Vernon, Red Bluff, and West Loris precincts.

No. 6 - Comprised of Socastee 1, Socastee 2, Socastee 3, Marlowe, Surfside Beach 1, Surfside Beach 2, Surfside Beach 3, Surfside Beach 4, Coastal Lane 1, Coastal Lane 2, Dunes 1, Dunes 2, Dunes 3, Jet Port, Myrtle Wood 1, Myrtle Wood 2, Myrtle Wood 3, Ocean Forest 1, Ocean Forest 2, Ocean Forest 3, Garden City 1, Garden City 2, Garden City 3, Sea Oats 1, and Sea Oats 2 precincts, and including that area of the Territorial Sea encompassed by a line originating at the point where the boundary line between Dunes 3 and Windy Hill precincts intersects the mean high tide line on the seashore; thence southeastward following a line with a true azimuth of 126° (bearing of S 54° E) to its intersection with the Territorial Sea boundary; thence southwestward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with the Horry-Georgetown County line; thence northwestward following the Horry-Georgetown County line to a point at latitude 33° 34' 21.602" N, longitude 79° 00' 06.564" W (North American Datum 1983) on the seashore, the point where the southern boundary of the Garden City 2 precinct intersects the mean high tide line at the seashore.

No. 7 - Comprised of Little River, Nixon's Cross Roads, Wampee, Cherry Grove, Ocean Drive 1, Ocean Drive 2, Crescent Beach, Windy Hill, Tilly Swamp, Dogwood, Brooksville, and Atlantic Beach precincts, and including that area of the Territorial Sea encompassed by a line originating at the point where the boundary line between Windy Hill and Dunes 3 precincts intersects the mean high tide line on the seashore; thence southeastward following a line with a true azimuth of 126° (bearing of S 54° E) to its intersection with the Territorial Sea boundary; thence northeastward following the Territorial Sea boundary to its intersection with the seaward boundary of South Carolina and North Carolina; thence northwestward following the seaward boundary of South Carolina and North Carolina to its intersection with the mean high tide line on the seashore of Bird Island, where the northern boundary of Cherry Grove precinct intersects the mean high tide line at the seashore.

No. 8 - Comprised of Bayboro, Joyner Swamp, Poplar Hill, Live Oak, Gurley, Allsbrook, and Hickory Hill precincts."

SECTION 13. Section 22-2-190(27) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(27) Jasper County No. 1--Coosawhatchie Township No. 2--Hardeeville Township No. 3--Pocataligo Township No. 4--Robert Township.

Jasper County

No. 1 - Comprised of Coosawhatchie Township.

No. 2 - Comprised of Hardeeville Township and Yemassee Township, and including that area of the Territorial Sea encompassed by the Jasper County boundary line.

No. 3 - Comprised of Pocataligo Township.

No. 4 - Comprised of Robert Township."

SECTION 14. Section 4-3-160 of the 1976 Code is repealed.

SECTION 15. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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