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  • Citing flooding risks, HCS extends closures following Hurricane Florence

    Citing flooding risks, HCS extends closures following Hurricane Florence

    Saturday, September 22 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-09-22 22:28:42 GMT
    (Source: Horry County Schools)(Source: Horry County Schools)

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) —  Horry County Schools announced Saturday that the system will remained closed through the end of next week.  We are all eager to get our students back into the classroom and learning; however, after reviewing available data concerning river levels, flooded areas, flooding time tables, and road closures, we have concluded that, unfortunately, the most sensible course of action we can take is to close schools for next week, September 24-28, 201...

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    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) —  Horry County Schools announced Saturday that the system will remained closed through the end of next week.  We are all eager to get our students back into the classroom and learning; however, after reviewing available data concerning river levels, flooded areas, flooding time tables, and road closures, we have concluded that, unfortunately, the most sensible course of action we can take is to close schools for next week, September 24-28, 201...

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  • Georgetown County downgrades to OPCON 2; flooding still an 'imminent threat'

    Georgetown County downgrades to OPCON 2; flooding still an 'imminent threat'

    Saturday, September 22 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-09-22 21:13:13 GMT
    (Source: Georgetown County, SC Facebook)(Source: Georgetown County, SC Facebook)
    (Source: Georgetown County, SC Facebook)(Source: Georgetown County, SC Facebook)
    GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) —  In anticipation of river flooding Georgetown County government has downgraded to Operating Condition (OPCON) 2 beginning Saturday. The county’s Emergency Operations Center is still activated as the county’s Emergency Management Division staff continues to monitor and prepare for river flooding. Georgetown County government has moved to Operating Condition (OPCON) 2 as of noon today. The county’s Emergency Operat...More >>
    GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) —  In anticipation of river flooding Georgetown County government has downgraded to Operating Condition (OPCON) 2 beginning Saturday. The county’s Emergency Operations Center is still activated as the county’s Emergency Management Division staff continues to monitor and prepare for river flooding. Georgetown County government has moved to Operating Condition (OPCON) 2 as of noon today. The county’s Emergency Operat...More >>
  • Mandatory evacuation order lifted for Florence County zone 1

    Mandatory evacuation order lifted for Florence County zone 1

    Saturday, September 22 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-09-22 20:54:11 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)
    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Emergency Management officials have lifted the mandatory evacuation orders for parts of Florence County Saturday. The orders were issued beginning Friday for 1,400 homes along the Lynches River area.  "It is safe to return home," began the release.  Florence County Emergency Management / 911 Central Dispatch Related story:  Florence County imposes mandatory evacuation orders for zones 1 and 2 Copyright 2018 WMB...More >>
    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Emergency Management officials have lifted the mandatory evacuation orders for parts of Florence County Saturday. The orders were issued beginning Friday for 1,400 homes along the Lynches River area.  "It is safe to return home," began the release.  Florence County Emergency Management / 911 Central Dispatch Related story:  Florence County imposes mandatory evacuation orders for zones 1 and 2 Copyright 2018 WMB...More >>
  • No injuries following plane crash at Georgetown County Airport

    No injuries following plane crash at Georgetown County Airport

    Saturday, September 22 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-09-22 20:28:32 GMT
    Source: Associated Press graphicSource: Associated Press graphic
    Source: Associated Press graphicSource: Associated Press graphic
    GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Officials are still attempting to piece together what exactly caused a plane to crash Saturday at the Georgetown County Airport. No one was injured as a result of the crash.  We are confirming reports that at 3:30pm today, a single-engine aircraft crashed at the Georgetown County Airport on Runway 11. There are no injuries reported and the airport remains open. — Georgetown County SC (@GtCountySC) September 22, 2018 Copyright 2018 ...More >>
    GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Officials are still attempting to piece together what exactly caused a plane to crash Saturday at the Georgetown County Airport. No one was injured as a result of the crash.  We are confirming reports that at 3:30pm today, a single-engine aircraft crashed at the Georgetown County Airport on Runway 11. There are no injuries reported and the airport remains open. — Georgetown County SC (@GtCountySC) September 22, 2018 Copyright 2018 ...More >>
  • NCDOT announces safe routes to Wilmington

    NCDOT announces safe routes to Wilmington

    Saturday, September 22 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-09-22 20:13:07 GMT
    Source: NCDOTSource: NCDOT
    Source: NCDOTSource: NCDOT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — As increased flooding has caused road closures throughout the Carolinas, drivers have had a hard time navigating through road hazards. NCDOT announced three different routes Saturday to travel to Wilmington, one of the areas hardest hit by Florence.  NCDOT recommends these routes: From the south, take U.S. 17 From the north, travel on Interstate 40 East to N.C. 24 East (exit 373), then onto U.S. 17 South (note: do not take the N.C. 2...More >>
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — As increased flooding has caused road closures throughout the Carolinas, drivers have had a hard time navigating through road hazards. NCDOT announced three different routes Saturday to travel to Wilmington, one of the areas hardest hit by Florence.  NCDOT recommends these routes: From the south, take U.S. 17 From the north, travel on Interstate 40 East to N.C. 24 East (exit 373), then onto U.S. 17 South (note: do not take the N.C. 2...More >>
  • Pecan Grove residents being evacuated

    Pecan Grove residents being evacuated

    Saturday, September 22 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-09-22 18:03:55 GMT
    Source: City of Conway FacebookSource: City of Conway Facebook

    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) — Residents in the Pecan Grove area of Conway are being evacuated from their homes. According to a Facebook post from the City of Conway some are being rescued from wising waters by boat. City of Conway, SC Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

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    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) — Residents in the Pecan Grove area of Conway are being evacuated from their homes. According to a Facebook post from the City of Conway some are being rescued from wising waters by boat. City of Conway, SC Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

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  • Garden City Point Water System customers under boil water advisory

    Garden City Point Water System customers under boil water advisory

    Saturday, September 22 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-09-22 16:49:01 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)
    GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) — Customers of Garden City Point Water System will need to boil water for at least a minute after a water line break caused loss of pressure.  In a statement released Saturday, Geiorgetown County officials warned residents of the additional precaution.  Georgetown County Water and Sewer District advises the residents of Garden City Point to continue to boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking until otherwis...More >>
    GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) — Customers of Garden City Point Water System will need to boil water for at least a minute after a water line break caused loss of pressure.  In a statement released Saturday, Geiorgetown County officials warned residents of the additional precaution.  Georgetown County Water and Sewer District advises the residents of Garden City Point to continue to boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking until otherwis...More >>
  • Breaking

    Flooding from Waccamaw River overtops Santee Cooper ash pond

    Flooding from Waccamaw River overtops Santee Cooper ash pond

    Saturday, September 22 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-09-22 15:32:46 GMT
    Source: Santee CooperSource: Santee Cooper

    Santee Cooper is expecting an overtopping of Grainger ash pond No. 1 from the Waccamaw River before dawn on Saturday morning, according to a press release.

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    Santee Cooper is expecting an overtopping of Grainger ash pond No. 1 from the Waccamaw River before dawn on Saturday morning, according to a press release.

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  • 'This is the worst I've ever seen here,' parts of Brunswick Plantation under water

    'This is the worst I've ever seen here,' parts of Brunswick Plantation under water

    Friday, September 21 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-09-22 02:13:40 GMT
    Brunswick Plantation resdents use canoes to check on flooded homes. (Source: Audrey Biesk)Brunswick Plantation resdents use canoes to check on flooded homes. (Source: Audrey Biesk)

    Flooding across the area is causing people to leave their homes behind, wondering when then they can return. People who live in the Brunswick Plantation said during previous storms water never came up to their driveways, but are experiencing a much different story here as more than 3 feet of water is over taking their homes.

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    Flooding across the area is causing people to leave their homes behind, wondering when then they can return. People who live in the Brunswick Plantation said during previous storms water never came up to their driveways, but are experiencing a much different story here as more than 3 feet of water is over taking their homes.

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  • MBFD helps City of Conway prepare for flooding

    MBFD helps City of Conway prepare for flooding

    Friday, September 21 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-09-22 02:08:26 GMT
    Source: Erin EdwardsSource: Erin Edwards
    Source: Erin EdwardsSource: Erin Edwards

     CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - The Myrtle Beach Fire Department is in Conway helping the city deal with devastating flooding. MBFD has been sending firefighters to Conway since Sunday, and will continue until the flood is over. With an extra crew out here we can actually get to other people, we can get to more people if need be. Increasing the manning out here we can get to everyone. The thing is, if people don’t have to be out on the road probably best not to be out because congest...

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     CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - The Myrtle Beach Fire Department is in Conway helping the city deal with devastating flooding. MBFD has been sending firefighters to Conway since Sunday, and will continue until the flood is over. With an extra crew out here we can actually get to other people, we can get to more people if need be. Increasing the manning out here we can get to everyone. The thing is, if people don’t have to be out on the road probably best not to be out because congest...

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  • Pawleys Island man arrested for allegedly burglarizing homes of evacuees during Florence

    Pawleys Island man arrested for allegedly burglarizing homes of evacuees during Florence

    Friday, September 21 2018 8:58 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:58:30 GMT
    Coleman Tudor (Source: GCSO)Coleman Tudor (Source: GCSO)
    Coleman Tudor (Source: GCSO)Coleman Tudor (Source: GCSO)
    GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest following a string of burglaries during Hurricane Florence in the Pawleys Plantation community.  In the release, GCSO says that during and after Florence, multiple homes were burglarized in the Pawleys Plantation community while the residents were evacuated.    On Friday, officers from the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division took ...More >>
    GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest following a string of burglaries during Hurricane Florence in the Pawleys Plantation community.  In the release, GCSO says that during and after Florence, multiple homes were burglarized in the Pawleys Plantation community while the residents were evacuated.    On Friday, officers from the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division took ...More >>
  • 'Most amazing act of patriotism': Boy lies on ground to protect American flag

    'Most amazing act of patriotism': Boy lies on ground to protect American flag

    Sunday, September 23 2018 4:08 AM EDT2018-09-23 08:08:29 GMT
    A parent says three elementary school students were having a hard time folding the flag, so one of them lay down to keep it from touching the ground. (Source: Raycom Media)A parent says three elementary school students were having a hard time folding the flag, so one of them lay down to keep it from touching the ground. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A parent says three elementary school students were having a hard time folding the flag, so one of them lay down to keep it from touching the ground.

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    A parent says three elementary school students were having a hard time folding the flag, so one of them lay down to keep it from touching the ground.

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  • AP source: Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday

    AP source: Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday

    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:51:44 GMT
    Sunday, September 23 2018 2:56 AM EDT2018-09-23 06:56:43 GMT
    (Jim Bourg/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is surrounded by photographers as he stands with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley R-Iowa, during his confirmatio...(Jim Bourg/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is surrounded by photographers as he stands with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley R-Iowa, during his confirmatio...

    The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms of her appearance.

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    The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms of her appearance.

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  • Father claims repairman sniffed, stole young daughter's underwear

    Father claims repairman sniffed, stole young daughter's underwear

    Sunday, September 23 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-09-23 05:08:54 GMT
    The father filed a police report and is waiting to speak with detectives. It’s unclear what charges the repairman could face. (Source: Jason Cooper/Nest/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)The father filed a police report and is waiting to speak with detectives. It’s unclear what charges the repairman could face. (Source: Jason Cooper/Nest/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)

    The father filed a police report and is waiting to speak with detectives. It’s unclear what charges the repairman could face.

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    The father filed a police report and is waiting to speak with detectives. It’s unclear what charges the repairman could face.

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  • NJ sheriff resigns after racist, homophobic recordings surface

    NJ sheriff resigns after racist, homophobic recordings surface

    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:56:35 GMT
    (Source: Bergen County Sheriff's Office/CNN)(Source: Bergen County Sheriff's Office/CNN)

    He and the four undersheriff’s he appointed resigned Friday, one day after a recording of him going on a homophobic and racist rant was released by WNYC.

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    He and the four undersheriff’s he appointed resigned Friday, one day after a recording of him going on a homophobic and racist rant was released by WNYC.

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  • Kavanaugh accuser will testify next week, attorney says

    Kavanaugh accuser will testify next week, attorney says

    Saturday, September 22 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-09-23 00:12:38 GMT
    Brett Kavanaugh is a former clerk of retired Justice Anthony Kennedy and has served as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. (Source: Jacquelyn Martin/AP)Brett Kavanaugh is a former clerk of retired Justice Anthony Kennedy and has served as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. (Source: Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

    On Saturday, lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford told Senate Judiciary Committee staff she 'accepts' the request to speak to the panel next week about the alleged incident.

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    On Saturday, lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford told Senate Judiciary Committee staff she 'accepts' the request to speak to the panel next week about the alleged incident.

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  • Georgetown County Schools closed indefinitely in anticipation of floods

    Georgetown County Schools closed indefinitely in anticipation of floods

    Saturday, September 22 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-09-22 22:42:46 GMT
    (Source: Georgetown School District Facebook)(Source: Georgetown School District Facebook)

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Georgetown County Schools will remained closed Monday, September 24 in anticipation of floods due to Hurricane Florence.  Due to local evacuation notices and preparations for the impending flood event resulting from Hurricane Florence, Georgetown County School District will be closed Monday, September 24 and thereafter until further notice.  Some schools will be used for public shelters, housing for first responders and as disaster rec...

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    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Georgetown County Schools will remained closed Monday, September 24 in anticipation of floods due to Hurricane Florence.  Due to local evacuation notices and preparations for the impending flood event resulting from Hurricane Florence, Georgetown County School District will be closed Monday, September 24 and thereafter until further notice.  Some schools will be used for public shelters, housing for first responders and as disaster rec...

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  • $450 million da Vinci painting rediscovered in Baton Rouge

    $450 million da Vinci painting rediscovered in Baton Rouge

    Saturday, September 22 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-09-22 22:05:07 GMT
    (Source: Pexels.com)(Source: Pexels.com)

    Last week, Susan Hendry Tureau learned that a painting her father, Basil Clovis Hendry Sr., had owned was re-authenticated as a da Vinci

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    Last week, Susan Hendry Tureau learned that a painting her father, Basil Clovis Hendry Sr., had owned was re-authenticated as a da Vinci

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  • Trump wants to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'

    Trump wants to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'

    Saturday, September 22 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-09-22 06:30:39 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-09-22 19:44:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Springfield, Mo.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Springfield, Mo.

    President Donald Trump has issued a warning about the Justice Department and the FBI, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench.".

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    President Donald Trump has issued a warning about the Justice Department and the FBI, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench.".

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  • Woman has 20-pound cyst removed from abdomen

    Woman has 20-pound cyst removed from abdomen

    Saturday, September 22 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-09-22 18:22:13 GMT
    The giant cyst stretched from Ashley Walden’s liver to her bladder. (Source: WTVF/CNN)The giant cyst stretched from Ashley Walden’s liver to her bladder. (Source: WTVF/CNN)

    The giant cyst stretched from Ashley Walden’s liver to her bladder.

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    The giant cyst stretched from Ashley Walden’s liver to her bladder.

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  • DHS secretary: FEMA chief misused cars, but won't lose job

    DHS secretary: FEMA chief misused cars, but won't lose job

    Saturday, September 22 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-09-22 06:20:42 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-09-22 15:14:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with FEMA Administrator Brock Long as Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen watches after visiting areas in North Carolina and South Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, S...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with FEMA Administrator Brock Long as Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen watches after visiting areas in North Carolina and South Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, S...

    The head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday.

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    The head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday.

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  • Investigation finds Maryland culpable in death of player

    Investigation finds Maryland culpable in death of player

    Friday, September 21 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-09-21 22:01:02 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-09-22 12:53:50 GMT
    Maryland's athletic director acknowledged that "mistakes were made" by the training staff in the treatment of McNair. (Source: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Maryland's athletic director acknowledged that "mistakes were made" by the training staff in the treatment of McNair. (Source: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    An independent investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair has determined that trainers on the scene did not follow proper procedures after he collapsed on the field.

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    An independent investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair has determined that trainers on the scene did not follow proper procedures after he collapsed on the field.

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  • Prison guards find $18 million worth of cocaine inside boxes of donated bananas

    Prison guards find $18 million worth of cocaine inside boxes of donated bananas

    Saturday, September 22 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-09-22 12:30:40 GMT

    Authorities have also found drugs hidden in car batteries, tires and iced tea cans.

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    Authorities have also found drugs hidden in car batteries, tires and iced tea cans.

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  • Florence County imposes mandatory evacuation orders for zones 1 and 2

    Florence County imposes mandatory evacuation orders for zones 1 and 2

    Saturday, September 22 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-09-22 12:06:56 GMT
    Rising water levels cover someone's yard on Starburst Road in Florence County. (Source: WMBF News)Rising water levels cover someone's yard on Starburst Road in Florence County. (Source: WMBF News)

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Florence County Emergency Management officials ordered a mandatory evacuation for 1,400 homes along the Lynches River Friday. Zone One (860 homes, 3,010 residents) from the Highway 301 bridge to the Highway 52 bridge was issued a mandatory evacuation Friday morning. Zone Two (540 homes, 1,890 residents) from the Highway 52 bridge to the Highway 378 was issued that afternoon.

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    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Florence County Emergency Management officials ordered a mandatory evacuation for 1,400 homes along the Lynches River Friday. Zone One (860 homes, 3,010 residents) from the Highway 301 bridge to the Highway 52 bridge was issued a mandatory evacuation Friday morning. Zone Two (540 homes, 1,890 residents) from the Highway 52 bridge to the Highway 378 was issued that afternoon.

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  • Captain Cook's lost ship might have been found

    Captain Cook's lost ship might have been found

    Saturday, September 22 2018 3:47 AM EDT2018-09-22 07:47:31 GMT
    Researchers say they could be close to finding the HMS Endeavour. (Source: WPRI/CNN)Researchers say they could be close to finding the HMS Endeavour. (Source: WPRI/CNN)

    American and Australian researchers say they’re closing in on finding Captain James Cook’s lost ship, the HMS Endeavour.

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    American and Australian researchers say they’re closing in on finding Captain James Cook’s lost ship, the HMS Endeavour.

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  • US 17 to be reduced to two lanes near Georgetown

    US 17 to be reduced to two lanes near Georgetown

    Friday, September 21 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:33:22 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)
    GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) - As many continue to sit still in traffic across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee, the South Carolina Department of Transportation has come up with a plan, according to their Facebook, that will help keep US 17 open as flood waters steadily rise.  In the Facebook post, it is said that SCDOT, Georgetown County Emergency Operations, and the South Carolina National Guard have developed a plan to keep open US 17 for a period of time as the flood waters rise a...More >>
    GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) - As many continue to sit still in traffic across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee, the South Carolina Department of Transportation has come up with a plan, according to their Facebook, that will help keep US 17 open as flood waters steadily rise.  In the Facebook post, it is said that SCDOT, Georgetown County Emergency Operations, and the South Carolina National Guard have developed a plan to keep open US 17 for a period of time as the flood waters rise a...More >>
  • A young mother finds joy during traffic nightmare thanks to deputy

    A young mother finds joy during traffic nightmare thanks to deputy

    Friday, September 21 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:06:07 GMT
    (Source: Maggie Cline)(Source: Maggie Cline)

    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Many have described Highway 501 as a traffic nightmare and for one mom this was especially true as she was heading home from her 7-month-old baby's doctor appointment, that is until one Horry County deputy stepped in to help.  The young mother, Maggie Cline, said that after spending a half hour on the road without moving an inch she realized it would take hours to get home and her exhausted son, Brently, had become restless. "At this poin...

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    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Many have described Highway 501 as a traffic nightmare and for one mom this was especially true as she was heading home from her 7-month-old baby's doctor appointment, that is until one Horry County deputy stepped in to help.  The young mother, Maggie Cline, said that after spending a half hour on the road without moving an inch she realized it would take hours to get home and her exhausted son, Brently, had become restless. "At this poin...

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  • FEMA grants individual assistance to several SC counties

    FEMA grants individual assistance to several SC counties

    Friday, September 21 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-09-21 21:07:14 GMT
    Rescue crews help one family caught in the flood. (Source: WMBF News)Rescue crews help one family caught in the flood. (Source: WMBF News)
    Rescue crews help one family caught in the flood. (Source: WMBF News)Rescue crews help one family caught in the flood. (Source: WMBF News)
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted individual assistance to several counties, according to Congressman Tom RIce. In a Facebook post from the Congressman, it is said: Dillon and Marlboro have been granted Public Assistance, in addition to Horry and Marion. I've been in close contact with FEMA officials over the past few days to request federal assistance for counties impacted by Hurricane Florence. I'm glad to see these res...More >>
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted individual assistance to several counties, according to Congressman Tom RIce. In a Facebook post from the Congressman, it is said: Dillon and Marlboro have been granted Public Assistance, in addition to Horry and Marion. I've been in close contact with FEMA officials over the past few days to request federal assistance for counties impacted by Hurricane Florence. I'm glad to see these res...More >>
  • Residents in Bucksport and Bucksville urged to evacuate

    Residents in Bucksport and Bucksville urged to evacuate

    Friday, September 21 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-09-21 21:04:06 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    Residents in Bucksport and Bucksville are being urged to evacuate as flooding from the Waccamaw River continues to threaten the area.hur

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    Residents in Bucksport and Bucksville are being urged to evacuate as flooding from the Waccamaw River continues to threaten the area.hur

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  • Burn ban issued in parts of Horry County

    Burn ban issued in parts of Horry County

    Friday, September 21 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-09-21 20:09:53 GMT
    Source: Erin EdwardsSource: Erin Edwards

    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - The Horry County Government has issued an outdoor burning ban, effective immediately, for the unincorporated areas of the county.  In a press release from the county, it is said that the ban has been placed due to the road access and traffic impacts to our area as a result of flooding The release goes on to say that this ban will remain in place until further notice. The ban has been placed due to the road access and traffic impacts to our are...

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    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - The Horry County Government has issued an outdoor burning ban, effective immediately, for the unincorporated areas of the county.  In a press release from the county, it is said that the ban has been placed due to the road access and traffic impacts to our area as a result of flooding The release goes on to say that this ban will remain in place until further notice. The ban has been placed due to the road access and traffic impacts to our are...

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  • I-95 reopening in both directions in the Pee Dee

    I-95 reopening in both directions in the Pee Dee

    Friday, September 21 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-09-21 20:01:24 GMT
    Source: SCDOTSource: SCDOT
    Source: SCDOTSource: SCDOT

    Interstate 95 in the Pee Dee area will reopen Friday afternoon.

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    Interstate 95 in the Pee Dee area will reopen Friday afternoon.

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  • Mugshots of the Month - July 2018

    Mugshots of the Month - July 2018

    Thursday, August 2 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-08-03 03:41:18 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    View the mugshots of those booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center and Florence County Detention Center in July of 2018 here.

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    View the mugshots of those booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center and Florence County Detention Center in July of 2018 here.

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  • Mugshots of the Month - June 2018

    Mugshots of the Month - June 2018

    Monday, July 2 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-07-03 02:50:20 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    View the mugshots of those booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center and Florence County Detention Center in June of 2018 here.

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    View the mugshots of those booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center and Florence County Detention Center in June of 2018 here.

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  • Mugshots of the Month - May 2018

    Mugshots of the Month - May 2018

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-06 19:03:49 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    View the mugshots of those booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center and Florence County Detention Center in May of 2018 here.

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    View the mugshots of those booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center and Florence County Detention Center in May of 2018 here.

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