Richard Wayne ‘Rich’ LeDuc

It is with profound sorrow that we share the passing of Richard Wayne “Rich” LeDuc on Saturday, April 4, 2020, in Myrtle Beach following a long illness. Rich was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Son of the late Lillian E. (Desrochers) and Oliver N. LeDuc, Rich grew up in Naugatuck, Conn., and graduated from Naugatuck High School and from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Mass. He proudly served in both the Connecticut and Massachusetts Army National Guard for a total of six years while attending school and beginning a lifelong career in the building sciences and …

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Deborah ‘Debbie’ Brown

Deborah “Debbie” Brown, 65, of Loris passed away after a long illness on Friday, April 17, 2020, at home with her family by her side. Debbie was born on Jan. 4, 1955, in Conway, a daughter of the late John Brooks Paul Jr. and Mavis Porter Paul.  Debbie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, whom which her “ Nana “ spoiled and loved to play with. Being a proud tomboy all her life she enjoyed watching her kids and grandchildren in all sports and her great-grandchildren playing outside in the yard. She was frugal and very giving. Debbie …

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Senior Senior athletes receive ‘sign’ recognition

Maddie Cox, Kennley Jackson, Ja’reizz and Kaitlyn pose with their Senior Sport Signs By Annie Rigby Loris High School athletic director Barry Brooks and Jodi Nealey Cox, athletic assistant, put their heads together to find a way to recognize the seniors who participated in spring sports. Brooks said, “We wanted to find some way to recognize the seniors involved in spring sports.” He continued, “We are not able to have Senior Night to share with their parents and fellow teammates during the spring sporting events. Jodi and I came up with a plan to set out signs showing the seniors …

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Mayor signs proclamation proclaiming April as Loss of Limb Awareness Month

By Annie Rigby Loris Mayor Todd Harrelson holds dear and near to his heart the fact that through illness or an accident the loss of a limb is a major event in one’s life. Harrelson lost his lower right leg in a tragic work-related accident on August 14, 2013, and endured several surgeries and a lengthy hospital stay. Harrelson has been an example of the Biblical parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10) ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind and love your …

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Capture Inc. provides meals for students while school program is now suspended

Capture Inc. shares ‘He’s got the whole world in His hands’. Terry McLean, owner and operator, is providing breakfasts and lunches to students while the HCSD has suspended their 13 pickup sites and bus service to deliver meals. HCSD asked parents to continue to check the county school website for announcements when the meals will be available again. By Annie Rigby Horry County School District suspended the grab-n-go breakfast/lunch program for two weeks after employees tested positive in two locations for COVID-19 disease. Parents would drive to the school locations to pick up the meals. Also school buses were loaded …

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Town Talk…

EVERYONE at the Loris Times Newspaper and Bookstore is glad to be open again so everyone can stop by and pick out some books for adults and children to read while spending time at home!!!Shannon Smith doing a good job at ALL PRO Window CLEANING in Loris and at the beach…Hayleigh VEREEN has a surprise waiting for her at the beach??? FAITH OUTREACH MINISTRIES Lowcountry Food Bank will have a drive-thru food distribution that is free to the community on May 1 at 3 p.m. at 101 Philip Gray Drive in Myrtle Beach – 843-215-4500…Maegan MILLIGAN, Heather GABLEHOUSE and Christy …

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Freeman receives an appointment to United States Naval Academy

Lillian Freeman of Little River has been given an appointment to attend the United States Naval Academy in Maryland. She plans to major in Nuclear Engineering and minor in Arabic. By Lillian Freeman Lillian Freeman, a student at North Myrtle Beach High School, has been given an appointment to attend the United States Naval Academy. The United States Naval Academy is the United States Navy’s premier four-year college located in Annapolis, Maryland. The process to apply to the Naval Academy includes an application, essay, fitness test, medical exam and a nomination from a member of either the Senate or House …

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Easter Surprise

Trey, age 9, Kendall, age 2, Parker, age 4, and Brycen, age 7, children of Cassie and Ben Browning of Loris, paid a surprise visit to their great-grandparents, Judy and Dave Mackes, who live on the 10th floor of Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach on Easter Sunday.

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Little River Chamber postpones World Famous Blue Crab Festival

By Izzy West The Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center has postponed the 39th Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival held along the historic waterfront until October.  “Due to the uncertainty that surrounds the Covid-19 pandemic, the Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center has chosen to postpone the World Famous Blue Crab Festival and combine it with the Little River ShrimpFest currently scheduled for October 10-11, 2020,” says Jennifer Walters, president /CEO of the Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center.  “We continuously monitor the guidance of local, state and national officials and agencies and …

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Chatterbox

Lois WATKINS wished an awesome 83rd birthday on Wednesday…Susan PLATT doing a lot of “healthful” volunteering during these scary days…Representative William BAILEY always stepping up to the plate to help his constituents…A big hello to Emma WILLIAMS and FAMILY…Helen “Boots” SMITH being sent so much love as she adds a year on Saturday…Gibson ALTMAN loved bushels and bushels by Grandmother Cathy…Great letter Tracy EDGE and thanks for speaking for so many of us…Dolores THOMPSON getting a nice vacation with the local museum closed due to COVID–19 presently…RE/MAX Southern Shores is pleased to announce the addition of REALTORS Kaitlin NASH, James …

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