Home-Work order for South Carolina; sixth COVID-19 death in Horry as state estimates show the unseen scope of the pandemic

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      South Carolinians are ordered to stay at home or work, with some exceptions, beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Gov. Henry McMaster said in a Monday afternoon news conference.      A sixth death resulting from the coronavirus COVID-19 was confirmed in Horry County Monday, with another dozen new cases and new estimates that…

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Kaine Leigh Strickland: Green Sea

1989 – 2020      Kaine Leigh Strickland of Green Sea died Sunday, April 5, in an automobile accident. He was 30.      Born July 20, 1989 in Horry County, he was the son of Kip Lundy Strickland of Loris and the late Cindy Lynn Fowler.      In addition to his father, he is survived by two brothers, Will…

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Mary Ann Huggins Shoenemann Jay: Houston, Texas

1943 -2020      Mary Ann Huggins Shoenemann Jay of Houston, Texas passed away on Thursday, April 2, after battling cancer. She was 76.      Born Oct. 5, 1943, in Washington, D.C.  Mrs. Jay was the daughter of the late John H. Huggins and Esther Moore Huggins of Loris.      Mrs. Jay was a graduate of Green Sea High,…

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Columbus Commissioners cancel meet as local boards urged to gather virtually

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Columbus County Commissioners have cancelled their scheduled first-Monday meeting, scheduled this evening, Board Clerk June Hall said Monday afternoon.      That meeting will be rescheduled, though just when, and how had not been determined Monday. A notice from the county said the April 20 meeting will be held “in accordance with the…

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Carol Dailey Dunaway: Green Sea

1955 – 2020      Carol Dailey Dunaway of Green Sea passed away Sunday, April 5. She was 65.      Mrs. Dunaway was born in Clinton, South Carolina, a daughter of the late George and Vida Dailey. She was a teacher for many years with Horry County Schools, retiring from Aynor Middle School. She loved music and treasured…

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Fifth COVID-19 death in Horry, three new cases in Columbus Sunday

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A fifth death resulting from a coronavirus COVID-19 infection was reported in Horry County Sunday afternoon, after three new cases of the disease were reported in Columbus County earlier in the day.      Meanwhile, a new focus on COVID-19 related enforcement was announced by the Loris Police Department Sunday.      This post will…

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Body recovered six days after boating collision

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A body identified as Garrett Smith was recovered in the Waccamaw River near Pireway Saturday morning, a week after a head-on boat collision that claimed the lives of two women.      Smith’s body was recovered “very near to where the incident took place” at about 11 a.m. Saturday said Sgt. Kyle vanAlthuis,…

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Sixth COVID-19 case in Columbus; scam warnings

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A sixth case of COVID-19 in Columbus County was confirmed Saturday morning, exactly a week after the first two positive tests for the coronavirus was reported.      This post will cover these topics and may be updated: Sixth COVID-19 case confirmed in Columbus County Scam warnings Sixth COVID-19 case in Columbus      Reported…

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Fifth COVID-19 case confirmed in Columbus, 51st in Horry as SC governor halts some short-term rentals and ramps up business closings

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A fifth case of the coronavirus COVID-19 was confirmed in Columbus County Friday morning, just six days after the first two.      In Horry County the 51st case was reported late Friday afternoon by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.      Meanwhile South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster on Friday ordered…

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Joe Wakley Graham: Loris

1926 – 2020      Joe Wakley Graham of Loris went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, April 1,  at McLeod Loris hospital. He was 93.      Mr. Graham was born on Nov. 11, 1926 in Loris, to the late Eap Graham and the late Maybelle Rogers Graham.      Mr. Graham retired as a farmer and…

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