Cynthia “Cindy” White Hooks

June 28, 1956 ~ March 13, 2021 (age 64)

Cynthia “Cindy” White Hooks, age 64, of Charleston, SC (formerly of Whiteville), went home to her Savior Saturday, March 13, 2021.  She was the daughter of the late W. Bernard & Leda Larrimore White. Cindy retired from Columbus County Courthouse as Assistant Clerk of Court.  She loved her “courthouse” family and served over 30 years there. Cindy was an avid gardener with a green thumb like her mother.  She enjoyed reading, fishing, and the beach.  She loved her family and will truly be missed. 

Memorial Donations can be made to: Samaritan’s Purse Ministries, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC  28607.

  • Warmer weather is bringing out the alligators -- and gator photographers -- at Lake Waccamaw. This one drew a number of admirers near Dale's Seafood this week.
    Crime

    MB Resident Killed by Gator

    In what is thought to be the first confirmed alligator-fatality in decades, Horry County Police said today (Friday) that one person is dead after an alligator attack this morning. HCPD said in a press release [Read More]
  • Crime

    Saturation Effort Leads to Arrests

    It was a hot day in Columbus June 17, and the night got even hotter. The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office joined forces with three other law enforcement agencies to conduct a saturation patrol in the [Read More]
  • The East columbus Darlings are headed for the state championships.
    Front Page

    The Good News for June 24

    The weather is hot, but there is some entertainment to be had indoors. Go check out what local businesses and groups are up to in Columbus County this week.  • Starting July 2 and continuing every first [Read More]