Manslaughter charge follows deadly dispute

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A “verbal altercation” escalated into a deadly fight Monday night resulting in a manslaughter arrest near Loris on Tuesday.      William Richard Kelly Schultz, 34, of Quartermaster Drive south of Loris was charged Tuesday afternoon, booked at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center without bond, jail records show.      Schultz is charged in…

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Elderly woman shaken after home invaders apparently leave a hat behind

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A hat apparently left behind during a home invasion burglary in the edge of Horry County may be a key in identifying those responsible, Chief Donald Dowless of the Tabor City Police Department said Monday.      An elderly woman, 93, was home alone about 4:30 a.m. Friday when her carport door was…

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Carolyn King Gore: Tabor City

1952 – 2019      Carolyn King Gore of Tabor City died Saturday Aug. 17, in her home. She was 66.      Born in Mullins, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin F. King and Mattie Caulder King. She was the widow of John Alan Gore.      She was member of Olyphic Baptist Church and was employed by…

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Alice “Faye” Hayes: Cerro Gordo

1950 – 2019      Alice “Faye” Hayes of Cerro Gordo died Thursday, Aug. 15, in her home. She was 69.      Born in Horry County, she was the daughter of the late Davis Graham and Alice C. Graham.      She is survived by her husband, Claude Hayes, of the home; one son, Scott (Angie) Pfennig of Newton Grove;…

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Philip Tanner Buffkin: Green Sea

2005 – 2019      Philip Tanner Buffkin of Green Sea died Wednesday, Aug. 14, in the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. He was 14.      Born Feb. 17, 2005 in Robeson County, he was the son of Philip and Kammy Buffkin.      Tanner was a student at Green Sea Floyds Middle/High School.      In addition to his parents,…

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Steven Edward Rivenbark: Tabor City

1958 – 2019      Steven Edward Rivenbark of Tabor City died Tuesday, August 13. He was 61.      Born March 18, 1958 in Horry County, he was the son of the late Edward Lee and Elizabeth Gore Rivenbark.      He is survived by his daughter, Sandra Rivenbark Boyter and her husband Scot of Loris; one son, Steven Kenneth…

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Amanda Jones Lewis: Loris

1974 – 2019      Amanda Jones Lewis of Loris passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 14. She was 44.      Ms. Lewis was born on Oct. 23, 1974. She was a homemaker and attended the Conway Church of God.      Survivors include her fiancé, John McCumbee of Whiteville; her mother and father, Patsy and Roger Oot of Whiteville; her…

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UPDATE: Missing man found safe

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com UPDATE      Greg Tyler, reported missing by concerned friends on Wednesday, has been located, Maj. Greg Sibbett of the Tabor City Police Department said Thursday.      “I spoke to Greg just a few minutes ago,” Sibbett said, expressing gratitude to local newspapers and social media in the effort to locate Tyler.      Look for…

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All 33 G-Shine drug and gun violence defendants plead guilty

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Every suspect rounded up in a massive local, state and federal investigation into drug trafficking and related gun violence in Horry County have taken guilty pleas in U.S. District Court, U.S. Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced Thursday.      Suspects from Loris, Longs and mostly along the Grand Strand, 33 in all, were…

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Stolen hurricane handgun recovered during LPD traffic stop

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A gun reported stolen after Hurricane Matthew left a Longs area gun shop without electrical power and a functioning alarm nearly two years ago was recovered during a Loris Police Department traffic stop last week.      Malcolm Kashif Bellamy, 33, of Jackson Street, Chadbourn, was charged with possession of the stolen Glock…

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