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Dedicated Myrtle Beach Man Disappeared After A Night Out With Friends

Brandon Rodrigues Graves was raised in Little Rock, South Carolina by his aunt and uncle. His mother died when he was three years old, and his father was never part of his life. Brandon was well-liked and a good boy. He never got into trouble, used drugs, or had any known enemies. He attended Morris College in Sumter, South Carolina for a year and then transferred to Coastal Carolina University, where he was a trainer for their football team. Brandon graduated from Coastal Carolina University in December 2008 with a degree in sports management. 26-year-old Brandon lived and worked in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He kept in close contact with his family, and as an adult, he would visit the aunt and uncle who raised him every weekend, the Charley Project reports.
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Elderly South Carolina woman found dead in vehicle in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — An elderly South Carolina woman was found deceased in a vehicle over the weekend in Lumberton, according to police. Lumberton police found 91-year-old Mary Elizabeth Cook of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, deceased Saturday in her minivan, which was parked in “the shoulder of the roadway” in the 400 block of Country Club Road in Lumberton, according to the Lumberton Police Department.

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DYB District 9 Majors Tournament: Elizabethtown 10, Red Springs 0

ELIZABETHTOWN — Hutchens Glenn and Tyler Eason combined for a no-hitter Sunday and Omar Powell clinched a 10-0 win against Red Springs with a two-out, run-producing double that advanced Elizabethtown to the semifinals of the Dixie Youth Baseball District 9 Majors tournament at Leinwand Park. The game was stopped...

2022 LTH Annual Shareholders Meeting--7/1 @ 10 am

In accordance with the Bylaws of Lumbee Tribe Holdings, Inc. (LTH), this is NOTICE of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The "Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina" is the sole owner of all 100 shares of LTH. The meeting will be held on July 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. The Annual Meeting location has been scheduled to occur in the Boys & Girls Club facility behind the Tribal Building, 6984 NC Hwy 711, Pembroke, NC 28372, and it will be conducted under safety guidelines/protocols as may be established and enforced by the Tribal Administration. A light lunch will be provided at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting.