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Festive Forest Exhibit Opens at Museum

The North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum announces a new themed exhibit for the holidays, A Festive Forest. Local residents Donita and Rob Kayton have donated their collection of handcarved wooden Santas  and their collection of handmade baskets for use in the exhibit. Several community groups are decorating trees for the exhibit. The museum will hold a fundraiser by selling tickets for a variety of items that have been donated by volunteers. A Festive Forest will open on Friday, Nov. 23, and run through Saturday, Dec. 29. Make plans to stop by the museum before the holiday season ends to …

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NMB HS Girls Volleyball Team is the Class 4A State Champions

Bottom row, left to right, are Kirby Gore, Anna Rabon, Jordan Berger, Gabrielle Fleming and Brooklyn Wisely. Second row, left to right, are Sydney Bellamy, Delaney Fullum, Janya Livingston, Kaitlin Downey, Jenna Berger, Jennings Hall and Olivia Gore. Back row, left to right, are Joe Quigley, Head Coach Alex Sing, Kaydee Runion, Kayla Henley, Raegan Matney, Assistant Coach Eva Irwin and Principal Trevor Strawderman.

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Edna Joyce Tharrington Warren

Edna Joyce Tharrington Warren, 66, of Loris passed away on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at Regency Select Hospital in Florence following an illness. Mrs. Warren was born on Nov. 18, 1951, in Snow Hill, N.C., to the late Howard Tharrington and the late Doris Thomas Tharrington. She was a correctional officer at the Eastern Correctional Institute in Maury, N.C., and was a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Mike Warren of the home; son, Danny Herring and wife Candy of Whiteville, N.C.; step-children, Michael L. Warren II and wife Brandy, Lori Armor and husband Mike and Misty Gandee, all of Newport …

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Local Holiday Events

We invite everyone to enjoy the following North Myrtle Beach holiday events: DASHING THROUGH THE GLOW 5K & ONE MILE RUN/WALK Nov. 16, 7 p.m. North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, 150 Citizens Circle, Little River. Be among the first to enjoy the 2018 Great Christmas Light Show as the run/walk course winds through the more than 2 million festive lights. Open to all ages. Wear your best holiday-themed outfit. Prizes given for best-dressed individual and best-dressed family. Access online registration and other event information here: http://parks.nmb.us/festivalsevents/special-events/dashing-through-the-glow-5k-1-mile THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW Thursday, Nov. 23 – Dec. 30 Drive-Through …

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Jamie Lee Prince

Jamie Lee Prince, 27, of Loris passed away on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. He was born on June 22, 1991, in Conway to Harvey Lee Prince and Mary Christiane Jordan. Jamie loved adventures, hunting and boating. Survivors include his father, Harvey Prince and his wife Brenda of Loris; mother, Mary Jordan Wilson and husband Randy of St. Petersburg, Fla.; grandmother, Lou King of Loris; sister, Jennifer Hearl of Crestview, Fla.; half-brother, Adam Norris of Lake City, Fla.; two half-sisters, Candace James of Conway and Michelle Ruprecht of Madison, Wis. and two nieces, Jaylen Burkett of Conway and Isabella Palacios of …

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Roberta Harris Gerald

Roberta Harris Gerald, 91, of Loris went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. Mrs. Gerald was born on April 24, 1927, in Loris to the late Thurman McKinley Harris and the late Lee Tyler Harris. She was a loving homemaker and a lifelong dedicated member of Cane Branch Baptist Church. As part of her ministry, she was a part of the adult choir for many years and taught the junior age Sunday school and the senior ladies class. She was the WMU secretary until just recently, the 1981 recipient of the Rural Lady of …

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Gladys Todd Carter Canada

Gladys Todd Carter Canada, 94, of Loris passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice House in Whiteville, N.C. Mrs. Canada was born on March 25, 1924, in Loris, a daughter of the late Furnie Cornelius Todd and the late Lucy Ann Hardee Todd. Mrs. Canada was a loving homemaker and a longtime member of Wayside Baptist Church. Survivors include her daughters, Lois Wray of Little River, Linda Todd of Myrtle Beach, Lorraine Skipper and husband Lynn of Nichols and Amanda Goodwin and husband Ricky of Whiteville; twelve grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; her sister, Dorenda …

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Two Local Businesses Receive Recognition

The Horry County Board of Architectural Review’s Legacy Business Recognition Program will recognize two Loris businesses on Nov. 9 with ribbon cutting ceremonies. A ceremony will be held at Blanton Building Supplies at 10:30 am, and at Ford’s Fuel & Propane at 11 a.m. The ceremonies are free and open to the public. The W. F. Cox Co. was founded in 1954 by Paul Rogers Sr., Charles Leggette and James P. Blanton who served as the general manager. In 1969, Rogers and Blanton purchased the Leggette portion of the business and remained together until the retirement of James P. Blanton …

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