Escaped break-in suspect ‘very dangerous, possibly armed,’ TCPD says

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Breaking and entering warrants have been obtained for a man police had in custody early Monday, and who escaped from the Tabor City Police Department in handcuffs.      Mhalik Jhamal Graham, 21, whose last known address was on South Franklin Street in Whiteville      Graham is accused of taking guns in a series…

TCPD seeks to ID ‘person of interest’ in break-ins

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A photo of a “person of interest” in a local break-in has been obtained by the Tabor City Police Department, but officers don’t know who he is, Capt. Greg Sibbett said Monday morning.      Police are looking into a break-in at the offices of Southeastern Insurance Agency on Hickman Road, and possibly…

Pedestrian hit by car airlifted to medical center

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A man struck by a car near Tabor City’s busiest intersection was airlifted to a regional medical center Friday afternoon.      It was not clear just how serious the man’s injuries were, Officer Christopher Cotton of the Tabor City Police Department said. It appeared that the man’s head impacted the windshield of…

Overturned SUV on Emerson Church Road

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A young man was trapped in his overturned SUV on Emerson Church Road near Ten Mile Road for nearly an hour Friday, most of that time as fire and EMS crews worked to remove him.      Though the man did not appear to have life-threatening injuries, the position of the vehicle on…

Cell phone issue impacts 9-1-1 callers

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A widespread issue impacting cell phone users across the southeastern United States is causing problems for those calling 9-1-1, Columbus County Emergency Services Director Kay Worley said Thursday morning.      Anyone having problems attempting to call 9-1-1 in Columbus County can call 910-640-1428, Worley said.      Horry County 9-1-1 center officials could not…

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