Movie money passed at area fruit stand

July 29, 2021

By DEUCE NIVEN      At first glance the $100 bill left in an honor box at a fruit stand west of Tabor City looked legit.      But when Robert Worley examined the bill, apparently left by someone who took four or five watermelons from his stand at 11516 Swamp Fox Hwy West, it was quickly clear…

Air transport called for man stabbed in the head

July 27, 2021

By DEUCE NIVEN      Friends trying to rush a local man stabbed in the head to the nearest hospital were stopped by police in Tabor City Monday evening, the victim diverted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington by AirLink helicopter.      Shikei Reakwon Daniels, 24, Ten Mile Road, Tabor City, was a passenger in…

UPDATE: Kentucky woman identified as NC 410 crash victim

July 23, 2021

By DEUCE NIVEN      A head-on two car collision on NC 410 north of Tabor City claimed the life of a woman, injured a male driver, and left a family headed for a Myrtle Beach get-away mostly shaken up, Tabor City Fire Chief Jeff Fowler said.      An investigation by the North Carolina Highway Patrol began…

TCPD takes two-county break-in suspect into custody minutes after BOLO

July 22, 2021

By DEUCE NIVEN      Passing through Tabor City just minutes after officers were given a BOLO (be on the lookout) notice related to a series of break-ins in Columbus and Horry counties ended with a low-speed vehicle pursuit and a short-lived foot chase with a local man in custody after being tazed Wednesday evenings.      Xavier…

Mayor signed deed giving alleyway to a merchant, Loris council did not know

July 21, 2021

By DEUCE NIVEN      A private landowner has a claim to an alley adjacent to his downtown Loris business, through action by Mayor Todd Harrelson earlier this year, and no city council member recalls being informed.      It’s a complicated matter involving a Quit Claim Deed granting the transfer of ownership of a 30 foot wide…

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