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Hurricane Preparedness Workshop

Be prepared for the upcoming hurricane season. 

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Quarterly Meeting Notice 2-16-2023


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Quarterly Meeting Notice

Horry County Planning Director David Jordan will discus the process of updating the Burgess Community Area Plan adopted by County Council in 2012.

This will serve as a guide for future development.


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Quarterly Meeting Notice

Mark your calendars for our next quarterly meeting with a program about the history of the Burgess Community on September 22nd. We have changed the starting time to 6:30 p.m. 

 Also we will have the Burgess Quilt on display that was made about 20 years ago from pictures of Burgess Community residents.

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Zoning Case 2022-06-008

Rezoning case #2022-06-008 is on the agenda for the Planning Commission's meeting July 7th. This case would amend the existing PDD for the vacant property in front of Oak Hampton on Hwy 707 to be developed as multi-family residential. The plan calls for 12 three story apartment buildings with a total of 288 units plus duplexes of 14 units and townhomes of 26 units for grand total of 328 units. 

The Board of Directors of the Greater Burgess Community Association opposes this rezoning because the density is excessive for our suburban area. Attached is our letter to the Planning Commission. 
If you also oppose this rezoning you can send an email by July 6th to David Jordan, Planning Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Al Jordan
Greater Burgess Community Association
Letter to Planning Commission on ammending PDD on Hwy 707 6 28 2022
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Candidate Forum

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GBCA Quarterly Meeting - Election of Board of Directors


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Letter of Opposition to Rezoning 706 Acres on Highway 707

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Hurricane Preparedness Workshop


* New date - June 29th


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Board of Directors expresses our appreciation

for Essential Frontline Workers and Quarantined Residents. 

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Candidates Forum GBCA

We want to encourage everyone to vote

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Pam Dawson Appointed to the HCPC

Pam Dawson has been appointed to the Horry County Planning Commission. 

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Bob Ziegler Appointed to HCPOSB

Bob Ziegler has been appointed to the Horry County Parks and Open Space Board

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Quarterly Meeting Notice

Quality Schools/Quality Community Connection

Quarterly Meeting

Thursday, February 27, 2020
St. James Intermediate School*
9641 Scipio Lane

6:00 p.m. –  Optional School Tour

Come in the main door of the school and there will be greeters to assist everyone on where to go from there. School Ambassadors will be giving the tours.

7:00 p.m. – Meeting Begins

Our guest speaker will be Dr. Rick Maxey, Superintendent of Horry County Schools.

The backbone of any community is its schools. Good schools bring families to the area, provide a platform for a stable economy, and help the next generation reach their highest potential. Horry County Schools will host our quarterly meeting. Even if you do not have children in our local schools, you are still paying school taxes so come learn more about the operations of our local school district, the incredible work and achievements that are happening in our schools, and the many volunteer opportunities that exist for you to get involved with the youth in our community. Stantec Design and Consulting was granted Award of Excellence for the St. James Intermediate School in Burgess.

*See the map for school location.

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Great News!

501 (c)(3) Approved

501c Approved

We have just been informed that our application to be designated a 501(c)(3) organization has been approved by the IRS effective May 1, 2019.

This means that any membership fees or donations you have made since May 1, 2019 are tax-deductible for 2019 as well as 2020.

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7th Annual Burgess Community Litter Cleanup

It's that time again for the 7th Annual Burgess Community Cleanup

Time to clean up our community.

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WHEN:  March 7, 2020
Registration & Breakfast
(Breakfast biscuit/juice/coffee)
8:30 am. Cleanup 9 am-noon.
(Lunch snack day of cleanup)

WHERE: South Strand Recreation Center, Scipio Lane.
Volunteers will be transported by bus to clean up litte along community roads such as Holmestown Road.

WHO: Residents, students, volunteers. Waivers required - Guardian consent under age 18.
Anyone under 16 must have legal guardian or parent with them.

Sign up for FREE T-shirt by February 19th! 

Keep Horry Beautiful will provide safety vests, gloves and bags.

Click here to sign up or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
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Quarterly Meeting Notice

Opioid Crisis Hits Close to Home

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15th Circuit Solicitor Jimmy A. Richardson II will explain what is happening regarding the local area opioid epidemic.

September 19, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.
South Strand Recreation Center
9650 Scipio Lane
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Quarterly Meeting Notice

Surviving an Active Shooter Event

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Active shooter events are unpredictable and evolve quickly. Because active shooter situations are often over within 10 to 15 minutes, before law enforcement arrives on the scene, individuals must be prepared both mentally and physically to deal with active shooter events.

Presented by the Horry County Police

November 21, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.
South Strand Recreation Center
9650 Scipio Lane
Enjoy some refreshments with us.
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