Janice Eulean Williams Gore: Whiteville

1939 – 2019      Janice Eulean Williams Gore of Whiteville died Monday, June 17, in Columbus Regional Healthcare, Whiteville.  She was 80.      Born Jan. 24, 1939 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late William Pinkney Williams and Dorothy Louise Hewett Williams.      She is survived by her husband, Daniel Jackson Gore of the home;…

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Danny Earl Cartrette: Loris

1946 – 2019      Danny Earl Cartrette of Loris died Sunday, June 16, in his home. He was 72.      Born Dec. 7, 1946 in Marion County, he was the son of the late Earl Cartrette and Elwanda Watts Cartrette.      He is survived by his wife Jane Cartrette of the home; two sons, Gregory Cartrette  and Jamie…

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Infant Jasper Cole Lowery: Chadbourn

March 11, 2019 – June 14, 2019      Infant Jasper Cole Lowery died Friday June 14.      Born March 11 in Columbus County, he was the son of James Cole Lowery and Ada Starr Watts Lowery of Chadbourn.      In addition to his parents he is survived by a brother, Brylan Neil Floyd; maternal grandparents Ronny and Diane…

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Sheriff’s office asks for help finding missing teen

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A teen has been missing from the Chadbourn area for nearly a week, and the Columbus County Sheriff’ Office is asking for help finding her.      Melina Caulder, 16, was last seen on Bird Cage Estates on June 8, leaving in the middle of the night, a sheriff’s news release said. She…

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Sheriff’s election, TC mixed drink vote finally certified

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Sheriff Jody Greene’s election last November was formally certified by the Columbus County Board of Election Thursday.      It took the board just 14 minutes to certify the sheriff’s race, a mixed drink referendum for Tabor City, and hear public comment that included an admonishment not to repeat mistakes that delayed Greene’s…

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Manhunt for drug suspect at Tabor Landing apartments

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A man wanted on drug charges connected to the arrest of his girlfriend was back at her Tabor Landing apartment Wednesday, trigging a manhunt that included a state Department of Public Safety K9 tracking team.      Rain likely hampered the search, called off after a few hours, Maj. Greg Sibbett of the…

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Stay denied, Sheriff Greene’s win to be certified Thursday

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Jody Greene’s election as Columbus County Sheriff is expected to be certified by the Columbus County Board of Elections Thursday, a day after a judge in Raleigh denied a request to stay certification as an election protest moves from the political to the judicial.      Superior Court Judge Bryan Collins ruled against…

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William Norwood Fipps: Tabor City

1932 – 2019      William Norwood Fipps of Tabor City died on June 11 in McLeod Loris hospital. He was 86.      Born Dec. 4, 1932 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late William Alton Fipps and Rose Lee Harper Fipps. Mr. Fipps was a Veteran of the United States Air Force where he…

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Sennie L. Cribb: Tabor City (formerly)

1927 – 2019      Sennie L. Cribb, formerly of Tabor City, went to be with her Savior on June 5.  She was 92.      She was the loving daughter of the late Sennie and James F. Cribb.      In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Nona Cribb, her brother Charles “Buddy” Cribb,…

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Mary Brown Clark: Tabor City

1943 – 2019      Mary Brown Clark of Tabor City passed on Tuesday, June 4 at McLeod Loris hospital, Loris. She was 75.      Survivors include her two daughters, Marjorie Jordan of Tabor City, and Tammy Blackmon of Whiteville; one son, Henry Terrell Clark of Tabor City; and a sister, Hattie Ruth Long of Loris.      Funeral services…

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