Curfews ordered in Columbus; beaches and waterways closed in SC: COVID-19 update

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A 10 p.m. through 5 a.m. curfew begins Wednesday in Columbus County, two days after Gov. Henry McMaster closed beaches and waterways in South Carolina.       This post will cover these topics and will be updated: Curfew order and new restrictions for Columbus Fair Bluff curfew begins tonight Beaches, waterways closed…

Warrants served in shooting of pregnant woman; victim offers domestic abuse advice

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A suspect in a January shooting that left a pregnant woman “gravely injured” on a Green Sea area roadway is in custody in Horry County, charged with attempted murder in a domestic violence case, the Horry County Police Department revealed Monday.      Dustin Anthony Butler, 34, of Forestbrook Road in Myrtle Beach,…

Two dead, search resumes for third in Waccamaw River boating collision

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Two Columbus County residents are dead, and a search for a third involved in a two-boat collision on the Waccamaw River near Pireway late Sunday afternoon resumed this (Monday) morning, a N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission supervisor said.      Two boats came around “the same curve at the same time and collided,” Sgt.…

Third COVID-19 death in Horry; church in a parking lot

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A third death resulting from the coronavirus COVID-19 was confirmed in Horry County Sunday, as Columbus County added one to its total of confirmed cases of the disease, now at three.      This post will be updated during the day and cover these topics: Third COVID-19 death in Horry Second COVID-19 death…

UPDATE: Second COVID-19 case confirmed in Columbus County

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com       A second case of the coronavirus COVID-19 has been confirmed in Columbus County, just hours after the first.      This post will be updated during the day and cover these topics: Second COVID-19 in Columbus First COVID-19 case at CRHS Second COVID-19 in Columbus      A second case of COVID-19 in Columbus County…

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