Horry, Marion hosting meetings for those still recovering one year after Hurricane Matthew

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Meetings are happening in Horry and Marion counties to help those who are still recovering from Hurricane Matthew almost a year after it impacted our area.

On Friday, the South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office will have a mobile intake office set up at the Socastee Library, according to a news release.

Officials there will be accepting applications for Hurricane Matthew housing assistance for Horry County residents still recovering from the storm. They will be set up in the large meeting room at Socastee Library (141 707 Connector, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to the release.

For more information on SCDRO and their programs visit their website at

Next week, on October 3, the Marion County Long Term Recovery Group will be hosting a forum in Mullins.

The meeting will focus on home repairs from Hurricane Matthew damage. Officials ask that anyone interested in grants for those repairs attend to get the information from the grant representatives.

The meeting will be held from 5:30 until 7 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 237 E. Church Street in Mullins, 29574.

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