Around 1,200 people without power in Horry County

*Update: power has been restored

Around 1,200 homes are without power in the Lake Arrowhead area of Horry County, according to Santee Cooper's website.

The power went out for 1,204 people around 6:29 p.m. and is expected to be back on around 8:30 p.m.

The cause of the outage is not known at this time.