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Rebecca Gore Troupe: Tabor City

1948 – 2021      Rebecca “Becky” Gore Troupe of Tabor City passed away on Saturday, Oct. 16, in Fairmont. She was 73.      Born May 21, 1948 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of Rufus King Gore and Ruby Ilene (Ward) Gore.      Survivors include her husband, Larry Dale Troupe of the home; son Wayne (Sandy) McCumbee…

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Bog-Off draws big crowds

Be it chicken bog or first class entertainment, big crowds were drawn to the 2021 Loris Bog-Off Festival Saturday. Look for much more on the big event in the next Tabor-Loris Tribune in print and online. (Jenn Causey, TLT)  

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Lori Ann Perritte Harper: Tabor City

1963 – 2021      Lori Ann Perritte Harper of Tabor City died Friday Oct. 15, 2021 in Regency Hospital, Florence. She was 58.      Born in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Waylon Junior Perritte and Elizabeth Ann Conner Perritte.      She is survived by her husband, Redell M. Harper of Tabor City; two daughters,…

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Fly-in weather

Near perfect weather greeted those flying into, and arriving by ground transportation, at the second annual Green Sea Fly-In on Saturday, an event under new ownership and revived after an absence of several years. More than 40 aircraft were on the ground well before noon, others arriving. Among the highlights was a World War II…

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My Sweet Potato…

Anthony and Amanda Smith of Tabor City were first to stop by offices of the North Carolina Yam Festival at Tabor City on Friday in the “She’s My Sweet Potato, Yes I Yam” promoted on the festival’s social media pages. They scored a pair of Taste of Tabor dinner event tickets for Oct. 21, and…

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Patricia Gray Fowler: Tabor City

1960 – 2021      Patricia Gray Fowler of Tabor City died Tuesday, Oct. 12, in her home. She was 60.      Born Dec. 20, 1960 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Leo Franklin Smith, Sr. and Mary Lucille Monroe Smith and the widow of Ronnie Dale Fowler.      She is survived by two sons,…

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Stallion Club golf tourney Oct. 24

    It’s nearly tee-time for the South Columbus Stallion Club annual golf tournament, on Sunday, Oct. 24, at Diamondback (Woodland Valley) Golf Course near Loris. Awards for top finishers will be given in the Captain Choice competition. Cost is $55 per player, $220 per team. Food and refreshments will be provided. Proceeds will support all…

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Both sides, now

Wrecks on US 701 where the business and bypass highways intersect on north and south sides of Tabor City happen from time to time, but rarely if ever at the same time. That happened Tuesday afternoon with a dump truck containing asphalt on the north end skidded off the highway and overturned as the driver…

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Michael Justin Register: Loris

1978 – 2021      Michael Justin Register of Loris passed away on Friday, Oct. 8. He was 43.      Mike was born on March 13, 1978 in Silver Springs, Maryland, the son of Mr. Don L. Register, Jr., and Mrs. Darlene LaVon Price Register.      Mike loved to cook, and in pursuit of his passion to become a…

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Chuck Wilson Jacobs: Loris

1961 – 2021      Chuck “Chuckie” Wilson Jacobs of Loris passed away on Sunday, Oct. 10, at McLeod Seacoast hospital in Little River. He was 60.      Born July 3, 1961 in Loris, he was the son of the late Charlie Wilson Jacobs and the late Jo ann Fowler Jacobs. He loved his family and being a…

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