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Church donates land to the city

The Loris First Presbyterian Church donated a plot of land to the city of Loris.  The property across from Forest Drive and Milligan Street is overgrown with foliage and trees and has a culvert along side of the property.  The spokesperson for the church stated that they had approached the city to purchase the property when David Stoudemire was mayor, however at the time the city was not interested in purchasing the land.  The land was donated to the church by an individual and they had no purpose for the property and felt the best solution is to donate the …

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Town Talk

BAYBORO BAPTIST CHURCH will have a special singing on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m…BAYBORO BAPTIST CHURCH will hold a revival on Sunday, Oct. 6, – Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. nightly…FATHER’S CUP OVERFLOW CHURCH will hold its 2nd Annual Fish and Grits Festival on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m…Wanda DINGLES, Kiyerin (Kiki) BUTLER, Cierra DAVIS, Demonte WALLACE and DaJuan BELLAMY doing great job making customers happy at Hardee’s of Loris…Jordyn NORRIS and Deborah VEREEN are both celebrating their birthdays on Saturday, Oct. 5..Kelsey Lynn TEDDER and Taylor LEE are both looking forward to their birthdays on Sunday, …

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New queens will represent city at 2020 events

The Loris Chamber of Commerce presented the Miss Loris Bog-Off Festival Pageant on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Loris High School auditorium beginning at 1 p.m. The emcees for the pageant were Greg and Morina Martin.  Greg welcomed everyone to the pageant then turned the program over to Morina.  She introduced the judges giving a brief history of each one.  Greg introduced each contestant, and Morina presented the question to the future queens. The judges were Joyce Waxter from Springdale; Polly Green who is quoted as saying, “Wear your invisible crowns every day.”; and Abigale Smoona, the reigning Miss South …

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Cheer Leading Camp

A cheer camp was held on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Loris High School gymnasium to learn cheering techniques with the Loris High School cheer squad. They showed standing on two other cheerleaders with a spotter behind, how to kick when ending a cheer and much more.  Paiton Todd, coach, made arrangements with LHS for the camp. On Thursday, Sept. 12, cheerleaders for the Loris Recreation Center began practice with Kenya Wright, coach, and assistant coaches Cloey Wright and Desirae Reynolds.  The warm-ups began at 6 p.m. with stretches before lining up to learn the cheers. New uniform tops and …

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Recreation committee looks to future about revenue

The Loris Recreation Center Committee met on Monday, Sept. 16, at the Loris Chamber of Commerce conference room.  Present at the meeting were recreation director Tom Cocke, Jan Vescovi, Terrence Hardee and Todd Harrelson. Hardee provided the invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance.  The meeting began with updates on the baseball and softball fields, uniforms, field conditions, All Stars and reports on the recreation website (www.Loris.Rec.com).  New uniforms are provided to the cheering squads this year.  The uniforms consist of a top and skorts which are similar to what the Loris High School cheering squads wear.  This is exciting …

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City hopes to expand Christmas decorations to bring in crowds

Christmas is just around the corner and thoughts of sugar plums are dancing in the heads of Brandon Harrelson and Tom Cocke.  Both are excited to present council with the possibilities of more twinkling lights and decorations to bring in visitors to Loris with hopes that visitors will come to see, eat and shop locally. Their proposal to council was to utilize the hospitality funds in the amount of $72,000 to upgrade, purchase new decorations, strands of lights and to have a visual of an animated Santa and sleigh. The list includes 9,000 industrial LED cool white lights, 14’x 4’ …

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Two high school students design new police patch

The Loris Police Department (LPD) is sporting a new patch on their uniforms that was designed by two students at Loris High School. Chief Gary Buley presented plaques and a certificate of appreciation for the design for the police patch on Tuesday, Sept. 10. Dakota Kielbon, a junior, and Cierra Bellamy, a senior, were recognized for their design. Kielbon stated that she and Bellamy worked together as a team to design the patch, she said, “I suggested we use the water tower that is near the police department and the design of the state of South Carolina presented as a …

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Hurricane Dorian swept through city with no real major damage

Loris anxiously awaited the ramifications of Hurricane Dorian with expected winds ranging from 55 to 75 mph along with the prediction of 8 to 12 inches of rain.  Late night on Thursday, Sept. 5, Dorian skirted the South Carolina shores as a category 2 storm, but was gentle on the Loris area with minor wind and approximately 6 to 8 inches of rainfall. Residents of Loris were relieved when Dorian did not bring in the winds anticipated. Other than a few areas receiving power outages and a few limbs down, Loris survived without major incident. The city of Loris EOC …

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Harrelson signs a proclamation to promote American history

Mayor Todd Harrelson signed a Proclamation on Tuesday, Sept. 3, declaring publicly the week of Sept. 15-21 as Constitution Week. America’s Founding Fathers signed the most infamous document in American history on Sept. 17, 1787.  The document established the framework of our government and the rights and freedoms, fundamental laws and guaranteed certain basic rights for citizens of the United States of America.  The Constitution begins with “We the People”. The first 10 amendments were soon passed and are known collectively as the Bill of Rights. Another cluster of amendments was passed following the Civil War and sought to protect …

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