UPDATE: Government, SCC closings, emergency declared as Isaias nears

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com Afternoon update      Columbus County government offices closed at 4 p.m., Southeastern Community College shut down all but online classes effective at 3:30 p.m., and a State of Emergency has been declared for the county as Tropical Storm Isaias continues its run towards the region.      Court for Columbus County has been cancelled…

Columbus confirms two COVID deaths, Horry records none Monday

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Two COVID-19 related deaths in Columbus County, indicated in state reports during the weekend, were confirmed by the Columbus County Health Department on Monday, as Horry County recorded no lives last to the coronavirus.      This post will cover these topics and may be updated: Columbus reports 2 new COVID deaths, 22…

COVID claims nine in Horry, two in Columbus since Thursday

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      State data shows two additional Columbus County residents have died of COVID-19 complications since the county Health Department’s last coronavirus update on Thursday.      During that time another nine Horry residents have become casualties of the pandemic.      This post will cover these topics and may be updated: State data shows two new…

Isaias’ local impact will be overnight Monday

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Tropical Storm Isaias, downgraded from hurricane status during the weekend, continues its slow trek towards the Tabor-Loris Community, but is expected to make a rapid departure after its impacts arrive overnight Monday, the National Weather Service reported in its 6 p.m. update Sunday.      Strengthening to hurricane status remains possible, with a…

Region prepares for Hurricane Isaias

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      States of Emergency have been declared in the Carolinas, with Horry County government adding their own declaration as Hurricane Isaias is poised to make some kind of impact on the Tabor-Loris Community early next week.      Just how significant that impact will be isn’t yet clear, Isaias currently classified as a Category…

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