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Chamber holds talent showcase

The Loris Chamber of Commerce held the 8th Annual Talent Show at the Loris High School auditorium on Saturday, Feb.1, at 3 p.m. Miss Loris Bog-Off Festival Queen Logan Knutson and Miss Loris Bog-Off Festival Teen Kaitlyn Courtney were the emcees for the day.  Knutson and Courtney presented the 37 performances of dance, solo dance and singing.  Miss Loris Bog-Off, Carroll Young, was selling tickets for the 50/50 give-away. The three judges were Blair Gasque, Samantha Bryson and Angie Gattis.  Susan Ward was the auditor for the performances. The many talented participants are Youth Division ages 5 to 10 years …

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Municipal Court of Loris hires new clerk

 With a new administration and new mayor and two crucial resignations within the last year the City of Loris is making changes for the better. On Monday, Feb. 3, Keith Massey was at his post ready for training and working with Jenna Winborne to become more familiar with the job. Keith Massey has accepted the position of Clerk of Court for the Municipal Court in Loris.  He has 13 years of experience in law enforcement and has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Business Administration from Columbia College and has an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science. …

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Grievance Committee members announced

Loris City Hall has announced the six member Grievance Committee to include Tonsheka Wilson, Esau Johnson, James Bellamy, Ken Grate, Rick Green and Gwendolyn Gerald. Council approved the committee members at the Tuesday, Jan. 14, city council meeting. The committee consists of a combination of employees of the city and citizens in Loris who have been appointed by the city administrator to volunteer their time to be a part of the committee. The standing committee is formed to receive grievances from employees who feel they have been wrongfully terminated from their position with the city of Loris. A hearing is …

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Edmunds GovTech will provide software to city

The Loris City council unanimously approved the purchase of a new accounting software that will give the city utilization of one software to entire accounting information. Dennis Drozdak, interim city administrator, addressed council to promote the purchase of the software totaling $103,775.20 stating that the software was needed “yesterday”. The software is being provided by Edmunds Gov Tech. The software will be efficient and more user friendly within the departments to better track the expenditures in each department; Drozdak will be able to compile the data entered into one software to provide the city council with more accurate financial reports. …

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Chamber welcomes new members

The Loris Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome its newest members. They are: Carolina Dental Care – Lacey Spiguzza, 4004 Bayboro Street, Loris, S.C.  29569, 843-756-2273 phone. They offer dentistry, oral surgery, cleanings, peno, root canals, cosmetic dentistry and emergency dentistry. Beach Business Solutions, LLC – Maria Denney, Longs, S.C.  29568, 843-516-2077 phone, beachbusinesssolutions18@gmail.com. Maria offers remote accounting, tax preparation and payroll services.

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Kenya Wright resigns

Kenya Wright tendered her resignation with the city of Loris on Monday, Jan. 6. She will leave her position with the city to explore other options. Wright has been employed by the city almost seven years. She will close the door to this chapter in her life on Friday, Jan. 17.

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Tornado Touched Down In Lois

An EF1 tornado with 90 mph winds touched down at Loris High School between 12:47 and 1:50 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13. The security camera footage retained by the Horry County District Security shows the tornado came from the football field traveling through the tennis courts to the student parking lot. A twister that lasted less than 20 seconds in the student parking lot and traveling to the teacher and visitor parking area damaged a total of 75 vehicles per Loris police officer Keith Massey. He said, “The EF-1 tornado was responsible for the damage at the high school and …

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Donated property cleared for future projects

The property donated by Loris First Presbyterian Church at the corner of Milligan Street and Forest Drive has had activity clearing the land. Brandon Harrelson, director of public works, said the city workers cleaned the overgrowth from a ditch on the property. He said, “The ditch we cleaned out has been on the property, but it was so overgrown we could not maintain it.” Harrelson stated a drainage grate was installed on the corner where the city upgraded the old pipes and water box with a larger size pipes last summer. He said, “The preexisting pipe was 18 inches and …

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Handouts passed out to council

Brandon Harrelson passed out handouts to council and interim city administrator at a Special City Council Meeting held on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the American Legion Hall.  The meeting was held to discuss the new software purchase for the city.  Interim city administrator Dennis Drozdak researched the software and recommended the purchase.

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Sportourism to begin

Tom Cocke, director of the Loris Recreation Department, has paved a way for Loris to grow through sports tournaments. He has spent the last year accumulating data and information to improve the recreation center fields and buildings and to bring in people from South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia to participate in baseball and softball tournaments. The term sportourism is the name that interim city administrator Dennis Drozdak created to promote the tournaments in Loris. Cocke has taken the initiative to collect data and has worked with city council to make tournaments in Loris a success. He stated, “We are …

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