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City of Loris employees

City of Loris employees can be seen painting the new street light pole in the foreground and others are installing a new pole in the background. The city will have Main Street lights up by next week for the Christmas season holidays. A new Christmas tree will be up at the courtyard on Main this week.

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Program allows students to have fun

Daisy Elementary School held their Run for Fun annual Turkey Trot on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Loris Nature Park. Teachers, staff members and parent volunteers were present to help encourage the students and to hand out feathers for each lap they completed. Last year the run was held inside the school due to inclement weather, however, this year the weather cooperated and the students were transported by bus to the park. Each year the students vote to raise money for the Run for Fun program. This year’s competition was between Sandra Graham and Debra Rogers as to who would …

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Society selling bricks for museum

The Loris Historical Society has been working hard renovating The State Theatre located at 4149 Main St.  You may have heard some hammering or dust flying the last few months.  It is coming along but help is definitely needed.  They have kicked off the first fundraiser and they hope you will be a part of it.  They are selling bricks for the foyer of the museum.  This is a great and unique gift for the holiday season.  Bricks can be purchased for $100 per brick.  You can have one in memory of or in honor of someone or something. It …

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Quick response helps save Aaron’s home

Aaron, age nine, was instrumental in preventing a full house fire when he smelled smoke.  He said that he thought he smelled something burning and saw the smoke coming from behind the dryer.  He alerted his family and instructed them to crawl on the floor to avoid getting the smoke into their lungs. After calling 911, the family was safely outside of the home awaiting the fire department to come help save their home. The Loris Volunteer Fire Department and Horry County Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the home. Upon arrival they proceeded inside the home to investigate the …

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Powder Puff game raises funds for the Loris High softball team

The Loris High School annual Powder Puff game was held on Thursday, Nov. 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a $5 admission. The game was a fundraiser for the girl’s softball team who is coached by David Smith. In this game roles are reversed with all LHS grade levels participating. For a $20 entry fee young girls play football while young men create the cheering squad. The seniors and sophomores played football against the juniors and freshmen. Seven freshmen and sophomores provided cheers for the crowd and team. Coaches for the seniors and sophomores were Gage Conner, Josh Causey, Wayne …

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Chamber announces new members

The Loris Chamber  would like to welcome their newest members to the Loris Chamber of Commerce. They are: Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Matt Adams; 255 Sea Turtle Drive; Myrtle Beach, S.C.  29588; phone 864-992-6005; type of business is non-pofit. Email is mattadams@fca.org. Rebecca McCants Photography; 1014 Hwy. 9 Business East; Loris, S.C.  29569; phone 843-536-7399; type of business is photography. Email is rmccantsphotography@yahoo.com. The Shipping Place; Ann Gause; 4251 Main St.; Loris, S.C. 29569; phone 843-756-SHIP (7447); type of business is packing, shipping, mail center, print services, copy and print, fax, notary, office supplies, stamps, FedEx, UPS and DHL. Email …

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Senior Night honors the June 2020 graduates

The Loris Lions hosted the Aynor Blue Jackets who are second in the state on Friday, Oct. 25.  The Blue Jackets came out to win swarming the Lions as they tried to take the ball to the end zone. In the first quarter the Blue Jackets scored with an 8-0 lead on the Lions.  In the second quarter the Blue Jackets scored again with a 16-0 lead.  During the third quarter both teams played hot-potato with the ball, with four fumbles with turn-overs in four plays.  Loris took the ball for a touchdown and two-point conversion with the score 16-8. …

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Voters to use new paper voting ballots

Every vote counts and it is every citizen’s right to vote in any election.  On Tuesday, Nov. 5, is the General Election for mayor and three seats on city council and the special election for the unexpired seat that has two candidates vying for the spot.  Voters will visit their assigned precinct in Loris to find the new ballot system.  The easy to use touch screen voting along with a secure paper record is for a secure verification of votes cast.  There are four steps. After verification a poll worker will provide a blank ballot card. The card will be …

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