Florence Update: A day of work, that smell, and property damage self-reporting

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com Day of work      Sunday was more a day of work than a day of rest for many impacted by Hurricane Florence more than a week after the massive storm made landfall at Wrightsville beach and spread misery by the gallon across broad sections of the Carolinas and beyond.      State Department of…

Horry schools closing extended, SCC opening set, shelters, supplies, & a governor visits

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com & By JENN BOYD tribjenn@tabor-loris.com Saturday evening Horry schools closing extended      “Unprecedented flooding” in Horry County in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence has forced the county school district to remain closed for at least another week, Supt. Rick Maxey, Ph.D. announced Saturday.      “Available data concerning river levels, flooded areas, flooding time…

TC man sentenced to 55 years in deadly Loris store robbery

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Three Columbus County men have been handed long prison terms for their roles in the killing of a Loris store owner during a 2016 armed robbery and a second hold-up at the U.S. Post Office in Clarendon, U.S. Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced Friday.      Sentencing for Jonathan Stefan Vanderhorst, 24, of…

Power restored, paper deliveries are underway

Friday morning      Power was restored to our printer in Whiteville Thursday night, this week’s Tabor-Loris Tribune on the press after 10 p.m.      Deliveries to news racks and area Post Offices, where possible, are underway this morning (Friday) and will be completed soon.      We have extra newsboys in downtown Tabor City this morning, helping to raise…

Two die in flooded sheriff’s transport van

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Two “detainees” in the custody of the Horry County Sheriff’s Office died Tuesday night when a transport vehicle carrying them to Darlington was “overtaken by flood waters” that left them trapped inside the locked van, a sheriff’s office news release said.      Heading from Conway west on U.S. 76, the transport van…

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