Hurricane Matthew cost Horry County Schools more than $1.6M


HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Hurricane Matthew ended up costing the Horry County School Board more than $1.6 million.

That information comes from a report the finance committee discussed during Wednesday’s meeting. It shows the biggest expense was permanent repairs, which totaled nearly $700,000.

Other expenses included storm preparation, inspections, clean-up and temporary repairs.

Insurance and grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency covered a little more than $200,000 of the cost. According to the report, only 19 percent of the insurance claims have been received.

The complete report can be viewed below:

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