Horry County School District, South Carolina; General Obligation; School State Program Jun 09

  • ID: 1791562
  • June 2009
  • Region: South Carolina
  • Standard & Poors
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Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has raised its issuer credit rating to 'AA' from 'AA-' on Horry County School District, SC's GO bonds outstanding. The upgrade reflects the district's continued strong financial performance and management oversight coupled with a continually expanding tax base despite the overall economic slowdown. Standard & Poor's has also assigned its 'AA' long-term rating to the district's series 2009 GO bonds based on the district's own credit characteristics with a minimum floor rating based on the 'AA' enhanced rating reflecting the security provided by the South Carolina State Education Finance Program. In our opinion, the credit characteristics supporting the 'AA' rating include: A continually expanding local economy that is still primarily dependent on tourism, reflected in...

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