Area News

Loris man killed, four others hit in drive-by shooting

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A Loris area man was killed, four other men injured in a drive-by shooting outside of a Harrelson Avenue apartment complex Saturday night, Loris Police Department Chief Gary Buley said Sunday.      Myron Spain, 32, died of injuries sustained in the shooting, Horry County Deputy Coroner Patty Bellamy said.      Spain was one…

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Trojan football brings second state title in a row home to Green Sea Floyds

     Dominant.      That describes Green Sea Floyds varsity football squad’s second consecutive state championship game in as many years Friday night in Columbia, the Trojans giving Ridge Spring-Monetta a 48-12 drubbing at Benedict College’s Charlie W. Johnson Stadium.      It marked Head Coach Donnie Kiefer’s third season at GSF, his team crediting the quality of coaching with…

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ATMC holds groundbreaking for Beaverdam Internet project

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Construction will get underway quickly for a $1.5 million project to bring high speed Internet service to more than 2,000 homes, small businesses and farms in the Beaverdam area, ATMC and state leaders said during a ground breaking Friday.      “It’s a great day in the neighborhood,” ATMC Board of Directors President…

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Share your holiday décor with us

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Christmas decorations are filling area homes, businesses, even outdoors, and we’re certain folks would love to see them.      Share your best holiday décor with us, and will share some of the best with you, our readers in print and online in our Christmas Day edition.      To be honest, our Dec. 25…

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Duly sworn

Carroll D. Padgett Jr. was sworn as the newest member of Loris City Council just before its monthly meeting Tuesday, with his wife Sandra holding the Bible. Interim City Administrator Dennis Drozdak administered the oath. Look for more from Tuesday’s council meeting in Wednesday’s Tabor-Loris Tribune in print and online. (Jenn Causey, TLT)

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Challengers line up for county commissioner races

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Some competitive races for Columbus County Commissioner are shaping up early, with an early filing season beginning Monday, ending at noon Friday, Dec. 20.      Commissioner Trent Burroughs of Tabor City, a Democrat holding the District 5 seat and seeking a third four-year term on the county board, will face a challenge…

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Lower State Champs

By TARA JACOBS sports@tabor-loris.com      Green Sea Floyds claimed the Lower State Varsity Football title on Friday with a 29-18 win over a tough Lake View squad, earning a chance to repeat as state 1A champions next Friday.      Trojan players, coaches and fans will be at Benedict College this Friday, the GSF squad facing the Ridge…

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Coin toss returns Lee to Tabor City Council

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Heads, the fourth in a row in a series of coin tosses, returned Nelson Lee to Tabor City Council nearly three weeks after the final votes were cast in that race.      With a recount effort that began Friday, and ended late Monday afternoon, Lee and challenger Ronnie Graham joined Sandyfield Town…

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TC council recount halted seven hours in, tentatively set to resume at 2 p.m. Monday

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A recount process involving the second seat on Tabor City Council was abruptly halted more than seven hours in late Friday afternoon after State Board of Elections staff became aware that two of the five Columbus County Board of Elections members had left during the process.      That process was tentatively scheduled…

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Worley named to Extension Hall of Fame

By JENN CAUSEY & DEUCE NIVEN      Chandler Worley, a Fair Bluff area farmer whose family has made a living from the land for years, was honored as the newest member of the Columbus County Extension Hall of Fame during the 2019 Farm City Week Dinner held Tuesday at South Columbus High School.      Cape Fear Farm…

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