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David Major Lee: Tabor City

1952 – 2022      David Major Lee of Tabor City passed away on Monday, Jan. 24, at McLeod Loris hospital. He was 69.      Born Aug. 6, 1952 in Loris, he was a son of the late Major Cornelius Lee and Lillie Ann (Holmes) Lee.      He is survived by his wife, Brenda Buffkin Lee of the home;…

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Wendy Gerald Stanley: Tabor City

1964 – 2022      Wendy Gerald Stanley of Tabor City died Sunday, January 23, 2022 in McLeod Loris Hospital, Loris. She was 57.      Born in Horry County she was the daughter of the late Lester Lee Gerald and Sylvia Jean Stalvey Gerald.      She is survived by one daughter, Jill Amy Stanley of Myrtle Beach; five sisters,…

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Fulton Autry Barnhill: Loris

1969 – 2022      Fulton Autry Barnhill of Loris died Monday, Jan. 10, in Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach. He was 52.      Born in Horry County, he was the son of Robert William Barnhill and Flossie Graham Barnhill.      He is survived by three sisters, Betty Hardee of Longs, Flossie McManus of Georgetown, and Elna…

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Wilbur Ronald Hayes: Clarendon

1944 – 2022      Wilbur Ronald Hayes of Clarendon died Saturday, Jan. 22, at McLeod Loris hospital. He was 78.      Born Jan. 16, 1944 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Charlie Wilbur Hayes and Alta Osborne Hayes of Nakina.      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his only…

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Winter storm: Much ado about…

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      …It wasn’t nothing, but the impacts of sleet, ice and a bit of snow that fell in the Tabor-Loris Community, Columbus and Horry counties, were far less severe than the most dire warnings, with no widespread power outages, few if any isolated ones, and it appeared most motorists staying home…

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NWS: ‘Do not get lulled into a sense of complacency’

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Impacts from a winter ice storm moving into a broad region of the eastern Carolinas including the Tabor-Loris Community are arriving a bit later than expected just Thursday, but forecasts for significant issues remain strong.      “Do not get lulled into a sense of complacency,” a NWS briefing just after 8:30 a.m.…

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William Carl Suggs Sr.: Green Sea

1941 – 2022      William Carl “Short” Suggs of Green Sea, Sr. passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Conway Medical Center. He was 80.      Born Nov. 22, 1941 in Loris, he was a son of the late William Kenneth and Oney (Suggs) Suggs.      He is survived by his wife, Bridgett Buffkin of the home; sons…

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UPDATE: States of emergency

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com UPDATE: 5 p.m. Thursday      States of emergency have been declared by county governments in Columbus and Horry as a potentially severe winter ice storm inches its way through the Carolinas to the cost.      A curfew will be in place in Columbus County from 8 p.m. until 6 p.m. for two nights,…

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Nakina Middle goes virtual for the rest of week

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Students at Nakina Middle School will spend the rest of this week in virtual instruction, Wednesday through Friday, the Columbus County Schools announced Tuesday.      Staffing issues that grew much worse Tuesday, with numerous staff members moving to quarantine following COVID-19 exposures or symptoms, forced the decision, spokesman Kelly Jones said.      COVID-19…

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Rosanne Claytor: Loris

1945 – 2021      Rosanne Claytor of Loris went to be with the Lord, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. She was 76.      Rosanne was born Feb. 13, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of the late Matthew Gambuzza and the late Bernice Gambuzza.      She is survived by Carl, her husband of 39 years; stepson Lee Claytor,…

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