MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Here is a list of cancellations, postponements, closings and school changes across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee as the area prepares for severe weather as Ian advances up the East Coast.

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CLOSINGS

  • Brookgreen Gardens will be closed on Friday but is tentatively scheduled to reopen on Saturday.
  • Lake City administrative offices will be closed on Friday. City offices will reopen on Monday; all recreational events are canceled for Friday and Saturday.
  • Darlington County offices, the landfill and the solid waste/recycling centers will be closed on Friday. Weather permitting, the landfill and waste collection/recycling centers will reopen on Saturday.
  • Shoreline Behavioral Health Services will be closing at 5 p.m. Thursday. All services scheduled for Friday will be done virtual.
  • General operation in the city of Darlington will be closed on Friday. First responders will be on standby, and the city will try to make trash collections unless it becomes too dangerous.
  • Horry County government’s offices, facilities and all circuit/family and magistrates courts will be closed on Friday.
  • All Horry County Parks will be closed at 5 p.m. Thursday, and all county-sponsored outdoor athletics are canceled from Thursday through Saturday. Parks & Recreation Centers plan to be open Saturday for indoor activities.
  • All Horry County Memorial Library branches will be closed Friday.
  • Horry County Solid Waste Authority facilities will be closed on Friday.
  • The Myrtle Beach SkyWheel will be closing at 4 p.m. Thursday and plans to reopen Saturday afternoon. Saturday’s sunrise flight has been moved to Sunday.
  • Florence city offices will be closed on Friday. The municipal court will not hold court. Defendants will be notified of new dates.
  • Marion County offices will be closed Friday for non-essential employees.
  • Conway Medical Center community classes and seminars Friday have been canceled or postponed. Outpatient services, including surgery, endoscopy and rehabilitation services will all be closed on Friday and will resume on Monday. Primary care, pediatric, and specialty physician offices will be closed Friday. The hospital will remain open and fully staffed.
  • Georgetown County offices and facilities will be closed Friday and tax penalties will be delayed.
  • Myrtle Beach city offices and facilities will be closed Friday. Emergency services will operate as normal. The city hopes to open facilities again by Saturday but will make a determination Friday evening after assessing potential storm impacts.
  • The Florence County Library System will be closed Friday and Saturday.
  • Publix announced store closures in the Myrtle Beach area.

SCHOOLS

  • All Horry County Schools facilities will be closed Friday. HCS students will have an eLearning day. In addition, all after-school activities for Thursday and Friday are canceled.
  • Georgetown County Schools will have an eLearning day Friday. All after-school activities through Saturday are canceled.
  • Florence County School District 3 will have an eLearning day Friday. Students will be given assignments that don’t require internet access.
  • Dillon School District Four will have an eLearning day Friday.
  • Dillon School District Three will have an eLearning day Friday.
  • Florence County School District 2 will have an eLearning day Friday. All after-school activities including athletic events are canceled. Students will be responsible for submitting assignments within five days of returning to school.
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College will be closed Friday. All classes and college-related activities are canceled.
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College will be closed on Friday. Normal operations will resume on Monday.
  • Florence School District 5 will have an eLearning day Friday. All after-school activities scheduled for Thursday and Friday have been canceled.
  • Marlboro County School District will operate on a half-day schedule Thursday. Schools will be closed Friday and students will have an eLearning day. All extracurricular activities are canceled until further notice.
  • Francis Marion University has canceled all Friday classes. FMU has also canceled all weekend activities. Classes are to resume at 8:30 a.m. on Monday.
  • The Marion County School District will operate as an eLearning day. All buildings will be closed. Additional information will be provided to students.
  • Coastal Carolina University will have online classes only on Friday, and only essential personnel will report to campus. Full campus operations and activities are expected to resume on Saturday. Campus operations remain normal for Thursday.
  • The Public Schools of Robeson County will operate on a remote schedule on Friday.
  • Florence 1 Schools will operate on an eLearning day schedule and all facilities will be closed on Friday. All athletic events and after-school activities have been canceled on Friday, and there will be no extended day academy. The district is operating on a normal schedule on Thursday.
  • Florence Christian School and Child Care will be closed on Friday.
  • Robeson Community College will have online instruction Friday.

CANCELED

  • Final “Florence After 5” event of 2022 scheduled for Friday is canceled. Florence After 5, which runs May through September, will return for its 13th season in 2023 with a lineup of entertainment, vendors, and more.
  • North Myrtle Beach Farmers Market on Friday is canceled.
  • All Conway Parks and Recreation youth athletics from Thursday to Sunday are canceled.
  • Hall of Fame Banquet at Conway High School scheduled for Thursday is canceled.
  • The Horry County Museum and L.W. Paul Living History Farm has canceled all programming on Friday. 
  • The City of North Myrtle Beach will not collect trash or recycling on Friday. Pick-up will resume on Saturday depending on weather. Residents are reminded to secure trash and recycling carts.

POSTPONED

  • Myrtle Beach Public Safety Day originally scheduled for Saturday has been moved to Oct. 22. The event features fire and police departments from Horry and Georgetown counties displaying their equipment and activities for businesses and children.
  • The Surfside Beach Family Festival scheduled for Saturday has been moved to Nov. 5.
  • Brookgreen Gardens’ Harvest Home Weekend scheduled for Saturday and Sunday has been postponed until Oct. 8-9.
  • The “Nights at Nance” concert series at Nance Plaza in Myrtle Beach scheduled for Thursday night has been moved to Oct. 6.
  • The Pee Dee Plant and Flower Festival scheduled for Friday through Sunday in Florence has been postponed until Oct. 14-16.
  • Barefoot Landing’s OktoberFest! scheduled for Saturday in North Myrtle Beach has been moved to Oct. 15.
  • Conway Parks and Recreation’s Kids Carnival scheduled for Saturday has been moved to Oct. 15. The event will run in conjunction with the Smoke on the Waccamaw BBQ Festival on the 15th.
  • Partnership Grand Strand’s Victory Celebration scheduled for Thursday has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon.

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