Loris mom gets prison time for DUI crash that killed girl

April 15, 2021

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      An active prison sentence has been ordered for a Loris area woman whose daughter died in a 2020 drunk driving crash, 15th Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson announced Thursday.      Heather Boyd, 24, entered the guilty pleas to felony driving under the influence resulting in death and felony DUI with great bodily injury…

Sheriff seeks public help in TC area death

April 15, 2021

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Assistance from the public is being sought three days after the possible murder of a Chadbourn man near Tabor City.      Elbert Vereen, 20, was found in a field off of the 1000 block of Clyde Norris Road, east of Tabor City, shortly after 8:30 p.m. Monday, a news release Thursday from…

J&J issues impact clinics; area COVID deaths, cases appear stable

April 13, 2021

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Issues involving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine are impacting vaccination efforts locally, as the toll of the virus appears to have stabilized.      This post will cover these topics: J&J issues delay CC mass vaccination clinic Another week with no COVID deaths in Columbus Horry case count, fatalities stable J&J issues…

Vaccination clinic in Chadbourn Sunday, CRHS expands visitor guidelines

April 9, 2021

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      COVID-19 vaccinations are readily available across Columbus County, Health Director Kim Smith says, with a state-contracted clinic bringing first-dose Pfizer vaccines to Chadbourn this Sunday.      StarMed, which hosted similar clinics in Tabor City, Whiteville and Riegelwood, will hold its latest clinic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Westside…

First dose COVID-19 vaccines for ages 16 up in Loris Thursday

April 7, 2021

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A COVID-19 vaccination clinic hosted by McLeod Health is scheduled for Thursday, April 8, at The Center for Health & Fitness in Loris.      First dose Pfizer vaccines will be given on a first come, first served basis, no appointments needed while supplies last. There is no residency requirement, McLeod spokesperson Kelly…

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