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Forum for Candidates for Loris Mayor

The League of Women Voters of Horry County in partnership with the Loris Women’s Council will host a Candidates Forum for the special election for Loris Mayor at McCloud Health and Wellness Center, 3207 Casey St. The event will be held on May 20th at 6:00 pm. All are invited to attend this free Forum. The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization whose mission is encouraging voter participation. The League is active in voter registration and providing voter information opportunities, including candidate forums. The League is 99 years old and has many chapters in the US and approximately …

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Amanda Hawley -Causey

The city of Loris welcomes a new employee, Amanda Hawley-Causey, who has been helping process water payments and answer questions when customers visit the office or call on the phone.  She began working for the city on May 8.

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Cadet Johnson receives medal

North Myrtle Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10804 Commander elect Kevin Rorer pins the VFW Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps  VFW-JROTC Medal of Achievement on  Cadet Private First Class JaLynn B. Johnson of Loris High School for her outstanding achievements and exceptional leadership ability. Photos by Alissa Rorer Cadet Johnson was nominated by Lt. Col, U.S. Army Retired James McLean, the Senior Army instructor at Loris High School. Cadet Johnson is in the ninth grade. In his nominating letter to Post 10804. Lt. Col McLean went on to say that he is impressed with Cadet Johnson’s positive attitude and …

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TOWN TALK

MT. ZION BAPTIST CHURCH will be holding a Pastor Appreciation on Sunday, April 28, at 10 a.m… Ms. Donna still keeping those ladies looking lovely at DONNA’S BEAUTY SHOP on Walnut Street.. The CITY OF LORIS is hosting a Meet with the City at the American Legion building located at 2556 Main Street on Thursday, April 25, between 2-3:30 p.m. that everyone is invited to attend… Shannon GREER, Mary Reagan FLOYD, Kayla REILLY, Barry COATS and Scott BARNES are all celebrating their birthdays on Satur­day, April 27… Alison Renee WILSON and Robyn BROWN are enjoying their birthdays on Sunday, Apr’128… …

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Harriet’s House helps those recovering from addiction

What began as a place for family and horses became more as Christa and Richard Reynolds found the perfect spot in the country outside of Loris.  They purchased 40 acres of farm property with a nice farm-style home on Liberty Church Road so they would be able to raise their four children and have the ability to care for and ride their horses every day of the week. With early retirement from the grueling hours in real estate and management, the Reynolds decided they wanted more of a country atmosphere while saving $700 a month in boarding fees for their …

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TOWNTALK

The LORIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE held their annual Easter Egg Hunt this past Sunday with lots of children having fun…RUSSELL’S SUPER SERVICE works hard all day to keep everyone’s vehcles up and running so they can keep traveling down the road… Megan BELL is having her birthday on Saturday, April 20…Ashley SUGGS is looking forward to her birthday on Sunday, April 21…Brooke STRICKLAND is enjoying her birthday on Monday, April 22…Nichole AUVIL is turning a year older on Tuesday, April 23…Maegan MILLIGAN, Christy McDONALD, Heather GABLEHOUSE and Shawna Renee BERRY are all celebrating their birthdays on Wednesday, April 24…Emmy Grey …

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Controlled land clearing fire jumped fire break

The Loris Fire Department received an alert for a large brush fire in the area of Loris High School. At the same time Loris Fire Department also had another alert for a large brush fire on Highway 45 in the Live Oak Community. The Loris Fire Department, Horry County Fire Rescue, Cherry Hill Fire Department, Goretown Fire Department, Mt. Vernon Fire Department and South Carolina Forestry Commission responded to Heritage Road to find a permitted controlled land clearing fire that jumped its fire break. Fire crews protected area buildings and extinguished hot spots while South Carolina Forestry Commission established a …

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Harrelson puts God first to help run the city well

Todd Harrelson is running for the mayoral seat in the Special Election to be held in May. When Mayor Henry L. Nichols passed away in February the seat of mayor for the city of Loris was considered vacated. Mayor Pro-tem Todd Harrelson took over the duties as mayor of Loris. Harrelson said, “We requested that the Municipal Association of South Carolina in Columbia come help us determine what the procedure is,” he continued. “As Loris has never had a mayor leave office before the end of their term.” The Municipal Association of South Carolina determined Harrelson is now mayor; the …

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Council approves annexations

The Loris City Council meeting was held on Monday, April 1, at 6 p.m. at the American Legion building with Todd Harrelson, mayor pro-tem, presiding. Present were council members Joan Gause, Lewis Hardee, Terrence Hardee and Mike Suggs. Department heads Damon Kempski, city administrator; Brandon Harrelson, public works and planning and zoning director; Gary Buley, Loris police chief; Lt. Williams; Kenya Wright, city clerk and treasurer; Samantha Norris, Loris Chamber of Commerce and Kenneth Moss, city attorney. Councilwoman Jan Vescovi and recreation director Tom Cocke were not present. Harrelson opened the meeting with an invocation and pledge of allegiance. The …

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