UPDATE: Kentucky woman identified as NC 410 crash victim

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      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…

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

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      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…

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

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      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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Daniel Franklin Hughes: Loris

1933 – 2021      Daniel Franklin Hughes of Loris passed away on Sunday, July 18. He was 87.      Born Aug. 12, 1933 in Loris, he was the son of the late Jesse F. Hughes and the late Gusta Dillard Hughes. Mr. Hughes was a retired farmer, he worked with Hardee Manufacturing for 22 years, and was…

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Priscilla Jean Norris Godwin: Tabor City

1953 – 202      Priscilla Jean Norris Godwin of Tabor City died Friday, July 16, in McLeod Loris hospital. She was 68.      Born April 3, 1953 in Rock Hill, she was the daughter of the late Dewey Junior Norris and Ilete Jean Hodge Norris and the widow of David Thelton Godwin.      She is survived by a…

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TCPD officer saves woman in burning car

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Arriving on a crash scene to find a woman entrapped in her overturned and burning car, Officer Nick Forster of the Tabor City was able to extinguish the both in the engine compartment and passenger area before other first responders arrived, Maj. Russell Conway said.      “He did a great job,” Conway…

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Cynthia “Sandy” Cox: Tabor City

1927 – 2021      Cynthia “Sandy” Cox of Tabor City passed away at home on July 13. She was 94.      Born July 11, 1927 in Key West, Florida, she was the daughter of the late Francisco and Maggie Perez.      She was the widow of the late John Donnie Cox, Sr. and was also predeceased by a…

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Lewis Carlton Allen: Evergreen

1939 – 2021      Lewis Carlton Allen of Evergreen died Thursday, July 8, in his home. He was 82.      Born May 10, 1939 in Horry County, he was the son of the late Nathan and Hazel Bell Herring Allen and the widower of Joyce Estelle Perritt Allen.      He is survived by his daughters, Carol Bullock of…

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Judy Lanier Lowery: Tabor City

1943 – 2021      Judy Lanier Lowery of Tabor City died Wednesday, July 7, in Columbus Regional Healthcare, Whiteville. She was 78. She was born June 9, 1943 in Robeson County to the late P C and Edna Simmons Lanier. She is survived by one daughter, Judith Renee Lowery-Arevalo of Jacksonville; three granddaughters; and five great-grandchildren.…

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Sam Kimbral “Kim” Gore: Tabor City

1966 – 2021      Sam Kimbral “Kim” Gore of Tabor City passed away Wednesday, July 7, in his home. He was 55.      Born June 26, 1966 in Whiteville, he was the son of the late Betty Gayle Strickland Gore.      He is survived by his wife, Teresa Gore of Tabor City; one daughter, Brooke Gore of Tabor…

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