Horry County police on the scene of a search Dec. 24, 2014, for a 4-year-old boy in the Little River area. Horry County Council voted in June to increase property taxes to add $13.5 million to the budget. That money is being used for the additional public safety positions.
Horry County police on the scene of a search Dec. 24, 2014, for a 4-year-old boy in the Little River area. Horry County Council voted in June to increase property taxes to add $13.5 million to the budget. That money is being used for the additional public safety positions. File photo by Janet Blackmon Morgan jblackmon@thesunnews.com
Horry County police on the scene of a search Dec. 24, 2014, for a 4-year-old boy in the Little River area. Horry County Council voted in June to increase property taxes to add $13.5 million to the budget. That money is being used for the additional public safety positions. File photo by Janet Blackmon Morgan jblackmon@thesunnews.com

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