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Loris singer brings sax to the CCMA’s; Kindred honored, too

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Chris Nelson says he wants to bring sax to country music, and he took a big step in that direction during Saturday’s Carolina Country Music Awards in North Myrtle Beach.      A Loris resident recently relocated from North Carolina, Nelson and his band were honored with the Country Music Video of the…

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Linda Pollock Henderson: Loris

1950 – 2023      Linda Pollock Henderson of Loris passed away on Monday, Jan. 16. She was 72. Born May 17, 1950 in Spartanburg, she was the daughter of the late William Perry Smith and the late Ethel O. Lowe Smith.      Mrs. Henderson was a special person with a servant’s heart. She was able to extend…

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Franklin Michael Zimmerman, Jr.: Myrtle Beach

1974 – 2023      Frank Zimmerman, Jr. of Myrtle Beach passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 3. He was 48.      Born on March 22, 1974 in Arlington, Virginia, he was the son of Frank Zimmerman, Sr., and Ida L. Zimmerman. Mr. Zimmerman loved his family, was passionate about his coffee, and an avid bowler.      Survivors include his…

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Robin Davis: Loris

1980 – 2022      Robin Davis of Loris passed away on Dec. 23, 2022. She was 42.      Born April 12, 1980 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Frank Gerald Davis and the late Bonita Mollic Davis.      Survivors include her brother, Scott Gerald Davis (Michelle) of Stoneville.      Memorial services will be private.…

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Arrests in Dothan murder include juvenile, victim IDd

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Two people are in custody in the January 23 murder of a Tabor City area teen, including a juvenile, as the victim has been identified.      Jeremiah Nyree Long, 18, died of gunshot injuries after being taken by ambulance to McLeod Loris hospital, a Columbus County Sheriff’s Office news release said.      Long…

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Two sought in Soles murder case in custody Wednesday

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Two men sought by police in connection with the murder of Columbus County resident Corey Adam Soles were in custody Wednesday morning.      Ryan James Porter, 26, of Tabor City; and Joshua Thomas Brown, 21, of Myrtle Beach; were both booked at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center near Conway by the…

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CCS cancels after school activities

     A risk for rough weather this afternoon (Jan. 25) has prompted cancellation of all after-school activities in the Columbus County Schools.      That decision by CCS leadership was announced by spokesperson Kelly Jones.

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Pamela Ann Juarez: Loris

1970 – 2023      Pamela Ann “Pam” Juarez passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, in her home in Loris. She was 52.      Born in Whiteville, she was a daughter of the late Robert “Don” Watts and Betty Diane Watts.      She is survived by two sons, Eric Beckwith and Michael Beckwith, both of Little River; one sister, Tina…

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SCHS senior killed by gunfire in Dothan

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A senior at South Columbus High School was killed in a shooting incident in the Dothan area on Monday, with a homicide investigation ongoing Tuesday.      Investigators were withholding the name of the 18 year-old victim Tuesday afternoon, “trying to make contact with additional family members,” Columbus County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Michele…

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Johnny Franklin Grice: Tabor City

1945 – 2023      Johnny Franklin Grice of Tabor City died Monday, Jan. 23, in McLeod Seacoast in Little River. He was 77.      He was born in Whiteville, a son of the late John William and Beulah Caroline (Watts) Grice.      He was a boilermaker by trade, a U.S. Navy veteran, and an active member of Dulah…

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