Horry County councilman Gary Loftus listens during an open session meeting at the Horry County Courthouse Friday.
Horry County councilman Gary Loftus listens during an open session meeting at the Horry County Courthouse Friday. Josh Bell jbell@thesunnews.com
Horry County councilman Gary Loftus listens during an open session meeting at the Horry County Courthouse Friday. Josh Bell jbell@thesunnews.com

Development and Horry County reporter Tyler Fleming joined The Sun News in May of 2018. He covers other stuff too, like reporting on beer, bears, breaking news and Coastal Carolina University. He graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2018 and was the 2017-18 editor-in-chief of The Daily Tar Heel. He has won (and lost) several college journalism awards.