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Garden Club Members Enjoy Program On Camellias

Members of the Loris Garden Club were warmly welcomed to the home of Laura Hardee, co-hostess with Gloria Kinney, for the January meeting. Laura’s home was lovely with Christmas decorations and vases of camellias throughout the meeting area. Delicious refreshments were served. Gardening gloves were given as favors. Laura’s beautiful arrangement, A Fresh Beginning, was in an elegant antique blue and white vase using Acuba, Yew, Spirea and Tea Olive with a variety of camellias. President David Stoudenmire welcomed members, thanked the hostesses and led the club collect. Roll call and minutes were presented by secretary Ruth Ann Jones, and …

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Shirley Strickland Rhodes

Shirley Strickland Rhodes, 74, of Loris passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Mrs. Rhodes was born in Horry County, a daughter of the late J. D. and Mertie H. Strickland. She was a loving and devoted mother and Nana. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and loved roses and enjoyed nature. Mrs. Rhodes was predeceased by her husband, George W. “Bill” Rhodes; one brother, John D. “Jay” Strickland; and one sister, Hazel Strickland Duncan. Survivors include two sons, Wendell Wayne Rhodes and John W. Rhodes (Gail), all of Loris; one daughter, Nicole Renee Rhodes of Loris; six …

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Barbara Ann Godfrey Nixon

Barbara Ann Godfrey Nixon, 74, of Loris passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at McLeod Loris Hospital in Loris following an illness. Mrs. Nixon was born on July 30, 1944, in Maxton, N.C., to the late Allen Godfrey and the late Gailya Barton Godfrey. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of New Home Baptist Church. Survivors include her two sons, Michael Nixon and wife Tami of Loris and Mark Nixon of Charlotte, N.C.; three grandchildren, Joshua William Nixon, Matthew Nixon and Michael Altman; two granddaughters-in-law, Jenna Nixon and Patty Vannoy; three great-grandchildren, Noah Nixon, Mikala Altman and …

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Chatterbox

Annie RIGBY visiting North Myrtle Beach last Thursday afternoon for several reasons including visiting her son Chandler who works at Boardwalk Billy’s. Jennifer WALTERS and Izzy WEST moving to their new home today for the Little River Chamber of Commerce. Joan and Ed VAITIS so very proud of their wonderful great-grandson. Lovely Marsheila VEREEN stopping by for a great visit. Thanks for the nice thoughts and words Donita KAYTON. Michael TOTO such a great cook especially with those awesome Italian dishes. Debbie and John SMITHSON spending last weekend in Charleston. Vicki KEIBLER keeping in touch and sharing family updates. A …

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Shirley Mae Stevens Causey

Shirley Mae Stevens Causey, 76, of Loris passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at her home following an illness. Mrs. Causey was born on July 7, 1942, in Loris to the late Luther Evan Stevens and the late Sallie Edna Ward Stevens. Mrs. Causey retired from Horry Electric Cooperative and was a member of Bethany Baptist Church for over fifty years. Shirley is survived by her husband of over 60 years, D. Earl Causey of the home; her two sons, Dennis Causey and wife Wendy Carter Causey and Kenneth Causey and wife Krystal Ward Causey, all of Loris; four …

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Henry Lawrence Jones

Henry Lawrence Jones, 67, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born on Feb. 27, 1951, in Laurens, he was a son of the late Henry Lawrence Kennedy Jr. and Mary Elizabeth Milam. He was predeceased by his step-father, Robert Fleming Jones Jr., his brother, Maxcy Jones and sister, Elizabeth Jones Earles. Although Lawrence was born in Laurens, he has been a native to Myrtle Beach since his early childhood and was proud to call Myrtle Beach his hometown. His love for sports was known throughout the entire community. He loved to play …

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Harold Lloyd Suggs

Harold Lloyd Suggs, 84, of Loris passed away on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach following an illness. Mr. Suggs was born on Feb. 7, 1934, in Loris to the late Worth Bagley Suggs and the late Lillian Lucille Singleton Suggs. Mr. Suggs was a longtime member of Grace Church in Loris. Survivors include his wife, Julianne Suggs of the home; his son, Harold Michael Suggs and Regina Altman of Socastee; his daughter, Karen Dianna Suggs of Myrtle Beach; five grandchildren, Timothy Suggs and wife April of Loris, Harold Jesse Suggs and wife …

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City of North Myrtle Beach Looks Ahead To New Fiscal Year

Most city projects that occur during the first half of calendar year 2019 are continuations from 2018 because the city is still tracking fiscal year 2018, which runs July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019. City Council and staff will discuss proposed projects for the latter half of 2019 (fiscal year 2020) during Council’s February 25-26 Fiscal Year 2020 budget retreat at Wampee Plantation at 1190 Chicora Drive in Pinopolis. The budget retreat is open to the public. The city will post budget retreat materials online at www.nmb.us as they become available. Council will adopt a FY 2020 budget in May 2019. …

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Hembree Selected To Lead Senate Education Committee

Greg Hembree, State Senator for District 28 (Horry and Dillon), of Little River has been named Chairman of the Senate Education Committee. This was announced on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, by President of the Senate, Harvey Peeler. The Senate Education Committee is responsible for all state legislation impacting preschool, kindergarten through grade 12 and institutions of higher education in South Carolina. Asked about his new assignment Senator Hembree said, “Providing the opportunity for a world class education to every South Carolinian is one of the most fundamental responsibilities of government. We have a very strong group of senators serving on …

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Loris Fire Department Spreads Word For Safety

Lt. Robert Rudelitch, Fire Marshal and Training Coordinator, stated the LFD responded to over 1,200 calls in 2018. He said, “As for 2018, it was the busiest year for the Loris Fire Department with over 1,200 calls requiring emergency services.” The LFD responds to all calls requiring emergency services which include fire, vehicle accidents and medical calls. The report for last year’s responses has not officially been released, though Rudelitch said that report will be available soon. He stated that the Loris Fire Department has responded to a number of fires since Jan. 1, 2019. The LFD volunteer firefighters have …

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