Columbus County Schools closed Friday: Other weather closings, delays

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Forecasts of some winter weather Thursday evening into Friday have prompted the following schedule adjustments.      Frozen precipitation isn’t expected into the area before Thursday evening, with expectations of some frozen, slushy accumulation that should dissipate after daybreak Friday morning.      Announced schedule changes include: UPDATE: Columbus County Schools will be closed Friday.…

Chamber honors Byrd, Adam’s, Gerald & more

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Downtown merchant and community supporter Pam Byrd was named Tabor City’s Citizen of the Year during the 74th annual banquet of the Greater Tabor City Chamber of Commerce Tuesday.      Adam’s Seafood & Steaks was honored as Business of the Year, retired banker Bernice Gerald was given a Lifetime Achievement Award, attorney…

A second arrest in 2018 Loris murder

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Nearly two years after gunfire in Loris that claimed a local man, a suspect in that slaying is in custody in Horry County.      Tyshawn Antwan Brown, 26, of Loris was booked at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center near Conway Saturday, charged with murder, attempted murder, possession of a weapon during…

Prince won’t seek county council re-election, backs son’s run

By JENN CAUSEY tribjenn@tabor-loris.com      Horry County Council veteran Paul Prince won’t seek re-election this year, and says he’ll back his son Rome to replace him.      Council’s senior member, who has served more than ten terms, said he came to his decision “after much thought.”      Paul Prince made a soft announcement to some reporters Tuesday, and…

Rec director moving on to UVA

By JENN CAUSEY tribjenn@tabor-loris.com      After nearly two years leading recreation programs for the City of Loris, Tom Cocke will be moving on soon taking a leadership position at the University of Virginia.      Cocke told Loris City Council of his decision Tuesday, and released a resignation letter to the community.      “I want to take a moment…

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