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Rough ride

September 24, 2021

Despite a very rough ride that appeared to include rolling at least once, the lone woman occupant of this Ford Explorer did not appear to have life threatening injuries, Loris Fire Department members on the scene of the Friday morning mishap said. Fire Chief Jerry Hardee said the SUV was apparently northbound when it drifted…

Yam Festival, largely, returns Oct. 23

September 23, 2021

By DEUCE NIVEN      Pandemic considerations have delayed a formal decision on if, and how to hold the North Carolina Yam Festival at Tabor City.      In large the festival will return for 2021, festival directors decided this week, a news release from the festival said Thursday.     (Full disclosure, this writer is a member of…

TC man killed in Loris area shooting

September 23, 2021

By DEUCE NIVEN      A Tabor City man died after being shot in the area of Bennett Loop near Loris early Wednesday afternoon.      Latarius Evans, 35, died of a gunshot wound or wounds, Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden said Thursday.      Horry County police were dispatched to a home on Bennett Loop just before 1…

Guilty in 2018 Loris area killing, Clarendon man sentenced to 25 years

September 22, 2021

By DEUCE NIVEN      Convicted of voluntary manslaughter in a 2018 Loris area slaying this week, Quotase Jerome Jenrette of Clarendon has been handed a 25 year prison sentence.      Jenrette, 24, was convicted in the January, 2018 killing of Kendall Jamar Ray, 20, outside of his home on Bart’s Road near Loris, Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor…

Turn around

September 21, 2021

Several low lying Tabor City streets were closed during an early- to mid-afternoon downpour, part of a front moving through the region on Tuesday. A motorist headed west in the 100 block of East 5th Street was turned around by the Tabor City Fire Department before reaching water too deep for it. East 4th, at…

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