Area News

Winter weather that threatens Carolinas seems to spare TLC

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Winter weather in the form of snow or worse is expected to have a big impact on a large swath of the Carolinas Wednesday, but will apparently bring just rain to the Tabor-Loris Community, an afternoon advisory from the National Weather Service says.      Impacts “far inland” will include a wintery mix…

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Update: Missing TC man found safe in Pageland

Tuesday      Safe and sound, a man reported missing from the Tabor City Monday night was located more than 120 miles away Tuesday morning.      Police in Pageland found Donald Wilbur Dean, 84, Tuesday morning, a spokesman said, his family picking him up and returning him to his Lester Watts Road home east of Tabor City.      A…

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Update: Horry murder suspect in Columbus County custody

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com Tuesday A Clarendon man facing a murder charge in Horry County surrendered at the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday. Quotase Jenrette, 20, will be charged with murder in the Jan. 6 shooting of Kendall Jamar Ray. Friday     Police are on the hunt for a Clarendon man who will be charged…

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‘Forensic development’ leads to arrest in 2011 Horry murder

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A “forensic development” in a seven-year-old Green Sea area murder has resulted a murder warrant for a Chadbourn man.      Andre Wiley Davis, 44, of Graham Street in Chadbourn was arrested by  the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force and jailed at the Columbus County Detention Center nearly a month ago, on Dec. 14,…

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Million dollar trucks

     Federal Assistance to Firefighter grants totaling more than $1 million have provided for two new 3,000 gallon tanker trucks for the Tabor City Fire Department and a pumper for the Loris Fire Department, with the new Rosenbauer trucks arriving early in this new year.      Replacing two substandard tankers, the new Tabor City trucks have been…

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Water line rupture forces Loris apartments evacuation

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Freezing weather is blamed for a “major interior water pipe break” at Loris Garden Apartments Sunday afternoon.      All 39 occupants of the facility on Suggs Street have been relocated to shelter locations at Palmetto Way Community Center or with family members, Lt. Robert Rudelitch of the Loris Fire Department said.      A…

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Two hour delay for Columbus, Horry schools Monday

Sunday      Both the Columbus and Horry County school districts will operate on a two-hour delay for students Monday, officials from those systems announced Sunday afternoon.      Buses will also run two hours late, the delay blamed on “numerous, icy patches remaining on many secondary roads and side streets,” an Horry County schools announcement said.      Students and…

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Latest info on area weather related closings

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com Thursday All McLeod clinics and physicians offices in Horry County, and McLeod Primary Care in Tabor City remain closed today, with most expected to reopen at 11 a.m. Friday . McLeod Telehealth is available 24/7 here. Southeastern Community College is closed today. All Horry County government offices, including all Horry County…

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Two jailed, one sought in Longs area home invasions

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Two men are in custody, a third is being sought in a series of four Loris and Longs area home invasions that spanned seven weeks, from Nov. 11 through Dec. 28.      Quintus Dante Faison, 23 and Maurice Leney Bellamy, 30, are in custody as police search for their alleged accomplice, Dale…

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Uber driver charged with dumping body near Tabor City

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A body discarded in a wooded area near Tabor City has resulted in the arrest of an Uber Driver from Myrtle Beach and an ongoing investigation on both sides of the state line.      Detectives from the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office and the Horry County Police Department recovered the body of Kathleen…

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