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    Myrtle Beach Police to get $1.25 million from DOJ to hire 10 new officers

    Myrtle Beach Police to get $1.25 million from DOJ to hire 10 new officers

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:54 PM EST2017-11-20 20:54:06 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The Myrtle Beach Police Department will receive $1,250,000 from the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP).

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    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The Myrtle Beach Police Department will receive $1,250,000 from the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP).

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  • Woman killed after cars crash into fuel pump at Loris store identified

    Woman killed after cars crash into fuel pump at Loris store identified

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:44 PM EST2017-11-20 20:44:18 GMT
    One person was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Loris. (Source: WMBF)One person was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Loris. (Source: WMBF)

    One person was killed and three others were injured after three cars crashed into a fuel pump at a Loris area grocery store, according to information from Horry County Fire Rescue.

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    One person was killed and three others were injured after three cars crashed into a fuel pump at a Loris area grocery store, according to information from Horry County Fire Rescue.

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    Crews respond after gas line severed at Ocean Boulevard hotel

    Crews respond after gas line severed at Ocean Boulevard hotel

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:37 PM EST2017-11-20 20:37:09 GMT
    Crews were on scene after a gas line was severed at an Ocean Boulevard hotel. (Source: WMBF News)Crews were on scene after a gas line was severed at an Ocean Boulevard hotel. (Source: WMBF News)

    Crews are responding after a gas line was severed at an Ocean Boulevard hotel in Myrtle Beach, according to Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue Lt. Jonathan Evans.

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    Crews are responding after a gas line was severed at an Ocean Boulevard hotel in Myrtle Beach, according to Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue Lt. Jonathan Evans.

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  • Police ID suspect using license he dropped while running from scene at Broadway at the Beach

    Police ID suspect using license he dropped while running from scene at Broadway at the Beach

    Monday, November 20 2017 1:50 PM EST2017-11-20 18:50:06 GMT
    Source: MBPDSource: MBPD

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach Police charged Darren Moore with third degree assault and battery after an altercation at Broadway at the Beach early Sunday morning. According to a police report, at 2:25 a.m. MBPD responded outside American Tap House where two men were having a verbal altercation. 

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    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach Police charged Darren Moore with third degree assault and battery after an altercation at Broadway at the Beach early Sunday morning. According to a police report, at 2:25 a.m. MBPD responded outside American Tap House where two men were having a verbal altercation. 

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  • Multiple units damaged in overnight fire in Forestbrook area

    Multiple units damaged in overnight fire in Forestbrook area

    Monday, November 20 2017 12:19 PM EST2017-11-20 17:19:51 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Horry County Fire Rescue officials are investigating an overnight fire that damaged eight apartments on Peace Pipe Place in the Forestbrook area. HCFR spokesman Mark Nugent said they received a 911 call at 12:15am Monday, and when units arrived on scene, fire was through the roof of the multi-family dwelling. The fire was brought under control, and everyone in the building was accounted for. EMS checked residents for smoke inhalation and other inj...

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Horry County Fire Rescue officials are investigating an overnight fire that damaged eight apartments on Peace Pipe Place in the Forestbrook area. HCFR spokesman Mark Nugent said they received a 911 call at 12:15am Monday, and when units arrived on scene, fire was through the roof of the multi-family dwelling. The fire was brought under control, and everyone in the building was accounted for. EMS checked residents for smoke inhalation and other inj...

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  • Cult leader Charles Manson dies at 83

    Cult leader Charles Manson dies at 83

    Monday, November 20 2017 11:44 AM EST2017-11-20 16:44:57 GMT

    He was serving a life sentence for his connection to the 1969 murders of actress Sharon Tate, who was weeks from giving birth, and six others. 

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    He was serving a life sentence for his connection to the 1969 murders of actress Sharon Tate, who was weeks from giving birth, and six others. 

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  • Corrections: Inmate, 62, killed following fight at SC prison

    Corrections: Inmate, 62, killed following fight at SC prison

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:47 AM EST2017-11-20 15:47:09 GMT
    Ronald Wayne Franks (Source SCDC)Ronald Wayne Franks (Source SCDC)

    A 62-year-old Lieber Correctional Institution inmate's death following a fight is under investigation.

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    A 62-year-old Lieber Correctional Institution inmate's death following a fight is under investigation.

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  • Conway woman charged with exploitation of a vulnerable adult

    Conway woman charged with exploitation of a vulnerable adult

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:33 AM EST2017-11-20 15:33:55 GMT
    Source: Raycom MediaSource: Raycom Media

    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Conway Police arrested Sharon Dudiak Grosser, 69, charging her with two counts of Knowing and Willful Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult. According to a release, Conway Police received a complaint about Financial Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult in October. Officers contacted South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division’s  Special Victim's Unit for assistance. Through a joint investigation, Grosser was arrested, appeared before a Conway munici...

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    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Conway Police arrested Sharon Dudiak Grosser, 69, charging her with two counts of Knowing and Willful Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult. According to a release, Conway Police received a complaint about Financial Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult in October. Officers contacted South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division’s  Special Victim's Unit for assistance. Through a joint investigation, Grosser was arrested, appeared before a Conway munici...

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  • Victim in fatal Effingham accident identified

    Victim in fatal Effingham accident identified

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:00 AM EST2017-11-20 15:00:10 GMT
    Miranda Sabb (Source: Florence County Detention Center)Miranda Sabb (Source: Florence County Detention Center)

    A Florence County woman is behind bars after driving under the influence and causing a fatal accident early Sunday morning, according to LcPl. Matt Southern with South Carolina Highway Patrol. The accident happened on Whippoorwill Road in Florence County around 12:40 a.m. 32-year-old Miranda Sabb was driving a 2008 Saturn eastbound on Whippoorwill Road when she collided with a 1995 Ford Explorer travelling westbound. The driver of the Ford Explorer was pr...

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    A Florence County woman is behind bars after driving under the influence and causing a fatal accident early Sunday morning, according to LcPl. Matt Southern with South Carolina Highway Patrol. The accident happened on Whippoorwill Road in Florence County around 12:40 a.m. 32-year-old Miranda Sabb was driving a 2008 Saturn eastbound on Whippoorwill Road when she collided with a 1995 Ford Explorer travelling westbound. The driver of the Ford Explorer was pr...

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  • "Big Christmas" planned for Myrtle Beach lottery winner

    "Big Christmas" planned for Myrtle Beach lottery winner

    Monday, November 20 2017 9:32 AM EST2017-11-20 14:32:37 GMT
    (Source: South Carolina Education Lottery)(Source: South Carolina Education Lottery)

     It wasn't her first choice, or her second, but a lottery ticket a Myrtle Beach woman settled on won her $125,000, according to a release from South Carolina Education Lottery. She scratched off the top prize win on the $125,000 large ticket at home in her living room. "I kept staring at it," she told lottery officials.  Her family was just as shocked when they saw the ticket for themselves. 

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     It wasn't her first choice, or her second, but a lottery ticket a Myrtle Beach woman settled on won her $125,000, according to a release from South Carolina Education Lottery. She scratched off the top prize win on the $125,000 large ticket at home in her living room. "I kept staring at it," she told lottery officials.  Her family was just as shocked when they saw the ticket for themselves. 

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  • SC students seek $55M in damages, say dorms had toxic mold

    SC students seek $55M in damages, say dorms had toxic mold

    Sunday, November 19 2017 3:55 PM EST2017-11-19 20:55:44 GMT
    (Source: Morris College Facebook)(Source: Morris College Facebook)

    Five current and former students are seeking $55 million in damages in a lawsuit that says they were exposed to toxic mold while living in three dormitories at a South Carolina college. Multiple media outlets report the five have sued Morris College, a historically black liberal arts college in Sumter. 

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    Five current and former students are seeking $55 million in damages in a lawsuit that says they were exposed to toxic mold while living in three dormitories at a South Carolina college. Multiple media outlets report the five have sued Morris College, a historically black liberal arts college in Sumter. 

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    Robeson County 14-month-old girl has died after suspected child abuse

    Robeson County 14-month-old girl has died after suspected child abuse

    Sunday, November 19 2017 10:20 AM EST2017-11-19 15:20:18 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A 14-month-old female died Saturday night after being on life support at Duke University Hospital, according to Robeson County Sheriff Sealy. Police received a call from the hospital who suspected child abuse.

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    A 14-month-old female died Saturday night after being on life support at Duke University Hospital, according to Robeson County Sheriff Sealy. Police received a call from the hospital who suspected child abuse.

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  • Deduction targeted by GOP used by tax filers in most states

    Deduction targeted by GOP used by tax filers in most states

    Saturday, November 18 2017 9:53 AM EST2017-11-18 14:53:09 GMT
    Sunday, November 19 2017 9:43 AM EST2017-11-19 14:43:02 GMT

    Residents of high-tax states would be affected most by the GOP's plan to eliminate or reduce the deduction for state and local taxes, but the change also could affect millions of other filers, including some in...

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    Residents of high-tax states would be affected most by the GOP's plan to eliminate or reduce the deduction for state and local taxes, but the change also could affect millions of other filers, including some in Republican-led states.

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  • Three Marlboro County men wanted for attempted murder after Scotland County shooting

    Three Marlboro County men wanted for attempted murder after Scotland County shooting

    Saturday, November 18 2017 7:31 PM EST2017-11-19 00:31:15 GMT
    Jacobia Thompson (Source: SCSO)Jacobia Thompson (Source: SCSO)

    Three Marlboro County men are wanted in connection to a shooting that occurred Thursday morning in Scotland County, according to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office. Shedrick McLean, 35, Jamal Easterling, 23, and Jacobia Thompson, 24 are wanted for attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder. On Thursday morning, a man was shot multiple times at the Gibson Village Apartments in Gibson, NC. 

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    Three Marlboro County men are wanted in connection to a shooting that occurred Thursday morning in Scotland County, according to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office. Shedrick McLean, 35, Jamal Easterling, 23, and Jacobia Thompson, 24 are wanted for attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder. On Thursday morning, a man was shot multiple times at the Gibson Village Apartments in Gibson, NC. 

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    Two North Carolina men identified as victims in overnight accident in Cherry Grove

    Two North Carolina men identified as victims in overnight accident in Cherry Grove

    Saturday, November 18 2017 5:17 PM EST2017-11-18 22:17:35 GMT
    (Source: NMB Fire Rescue Facebook)(Source: NMB Fire Rescue Facebook)

    Two people were killed in an overnight accident in North Myrtle Beach, according to a Facebook post from NMB Fire Rescue. The crash happened just after 11:00 in the Cherry Grove exit on North Highway 17. A single vehicle had crashed off the roadway into the woods and was flipped onto its passenger side. 

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    Two people were killed in an overnight accident in North Myrtle Beach, according to a Facebook post from NMB Fire Rescue. The crash happened just after 11:00 in the Cherry Grove exit on North Highway 17. A single vehicle had crashed off the roadway into the woods and was flipped onto its passenger side. 

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  • HCPD: Missing woman safely located

    HCPD: Missing woman safely located

    Saturday, November 18 2017 5:10 PM EST2017-11-18 22:10:30 GMT
    (Source: HCPD Twitter)(Source: HCPD Twitter)

    The Horry County Police Department is searching for Donna Lynn Smart. Smart was last seen Saturday morning around 11:00 a.m. wearing light colored clothes possibly sweatpants and a sweatshirt. She is described as 5’2”, 125 pounds. If you have any information, please call HCPD at (843)248-1520. 

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    The Horry County Police Department is searching for Donna Lynn Smart. Smart was last seen Saturday morning around 11:00 a.m. wearing light colored clothes possibly sweatpants and a sweatshirt. She is described as 5’2”, 125 pounds. If you have any information, please call HCPD at (843)248-1520. 

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  • Plans for funding I-73 still moving forward

    Plans for funding I-73 still moving forward

    Saturday, November 18 2017 11:57 AM EST2017-11-18 16:57:00 GMT
    MBACC hosted the eventMBACC hosted the event

    After nearly 35 years, plans to build Interstate 73 are finally moving forward. Friday night, hundreds celebrated in Myrtle Beach including Congressman Tom Rice. The celebration was put on by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. Chamber President and CEO Brad Dean discussed the project with President Donald Trump face-to-face back in October when the President made a stop in Greenville. 

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    After nearly 35 years, plans to build Interstate 73 are finally moving forward. Friday night, hundreds celebrated in Myrtle Beach including Congressman Tom Rice. The celebration was put on by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. Chamber President and CEO Brad Dean discussed the project with President Donald Trump face-to-face back in October when the President made a stop in Greenville. 

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  • Angel Tree program will impact one local woman's family

    Angel Tree program will impact one local woman's family

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:09 PM EST2017-11-18 04:09:30 GMT
    Stephanie Hazelton, with three out of four of her children (Source: WMBF News)Stephanie Hazelton, with three out of four of her children (Source: WMBF News)

    The Florence Salvation Army kicked off its annual Angel Tree at its store on West Palmetto Street Friday evening.

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    The Florence Salvation Army kicked off its annual Angel Tree at its store on West Palmetto Street Friday evening.

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  • Former Marion Fire Department employees speak out against indicted fire chief, city administrator

    Former Marion Fire Department employees speak out against indicted fire chief, city administrator

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:48 PM EST2017-11-17 23:48:38 GMT
    Baxley Howe (left) and Chris McKenzie say the Marion fire chief and city administrator knew about asbestos in the department's building. (Source: Patrick Lloyd)Baxley Howe (left) and Chris McKenzie say the Marion fire chief and city administrator knew about asbestos in the department's building. (Source: Patrick Lloyd)

    Two former employees of the Marion Fire Department are speaking out against the department’s chief and the Marion city administrator.

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    Two former employees of the Marion Fire Department are speaking out against the department’s chief and the Marion city administrator.

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  • FIRST ALERT: Milder, with a stay shower Tuesday

    FIRST ALERT: Milder, with a stay shower Tuesday

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:57 PM EST2017-11-20 20:57:34 GMT
    Tuesday Future RadarTuesday Future Radar
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF)Clouds will thicken Tuesday as milder weather returns ahead of a chilly Thanksgiving forecast.  Tonight will be clear and chilly again although not as cold as Sunday night. Temperatures will drop into the middle and upper 30s across the Pee Dee with a little patchy frost possible. Temperatures at the beach will drop into the lower 40s. Mostly clear skies to start the day on Tuesday will gradually turn mostly cloudy and even overcast by the afternoon and e...More >>
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF)Clouds will thicken Tuesday as milder weather returns ahead of a chilly Thanksgiving forecast.  Tonight will be clear and chilly again although not as cold as Sunday night. Temperatures will drop into the middle and upper 30s across the Pee Dee with a little patchy frost possible. Temperatures at the beach will drop into the lower 40s. Mostly clear skies to start the day on Tuesday will gradually turn mostly cloudy and even overcast by the afternoon and e...More >>
  • Victim identified in fatal crash near Johnson Road in Georgetown County

    Victim identified in fatal crash near Johnson Road in Georgetown County

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:55 PM EST2017-11-20 20:55:29 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal accident in Georgetown County at Johnson Road and South Browns Ferry Road. 

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    South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal accident in Georgetown County at Johnson Road and South Browns Ferry Road. 

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  • Roy Moore accuser says she was not paid to tell her story

    Roy Moore accuser says she was not paid to tell her story

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:20 AM EST2017-11-20 08:20:29 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 3:52 PM EST2017-11-20 20:52:36 GMT

    Ultimately, Trump doesn't know who to believe following decades-old allegations made one month before the Dec. 12 election, according to his aides.

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    Ultimately, Trump doesn't know who to believe following decades-old allegations made one month before the Dec. 12 election, according to his aides.

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  • US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

    US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

    Monday, November 20 2017 11:52 AM EST2017-11-20 16:52:09 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 3:52 PM EST2017-11-20 20:52:31 GMT

    President Donald Trump is announcing his intent to declare North Korea a state sponsor of terror.

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    President Donald Trump is announcing his intent to declare North Korea a state sponsor of terror.

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  • Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas

    Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:30 AM EST2017-11-20 08:30:29 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 3:52 PM EST2017-11-20 20:52:25 GMT

    The provision would repeal a requirement that everyone in the U.S. have health insurance or pay a fine but has emerged as a major sticking point for Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, whose vote the White House needs.

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    The provision would repeal a requirement that everyone in the U.S. have health insurance or pay a fine but has emerged as a major sticking point for Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, whose vote the White House needs.

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  • 'Touched by an Angel' star Della Reese dead at 86

    'Touched by an Angel' star Della Reese dead at 86

    Monday, November 20 2017 1:34 PM EST2017-11-20 18:34:11 GMT

    Della Reese, singer and actress, has died at the age of 86.

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    Della Reese, singer and actress, has died at the age of 86.

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  • Local sailor reunites with young daughter in time for Thanksgiving

    Local sailor reunites with young daughter in time for Thanksgiving

    Monday, November 20 2017 11:52 AM EST2017-11-20 16:52:40 GMT
    U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Theron J. Godbold /ReleasedU.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Theron J. Godbold /Released

    ROTA, SPAIN (WMBF) – A local sailor stationed overseas reunited with his daughter last week, in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. According to a release from the Naval Office of Community Outreach, Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Manish Gaskins is a Conway native, stationed aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75).

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    ROTA, SPAIN (WMBF) – A local sailor stationed overseas reunited with his daughter last week, in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. According to a release from the Naval Office of Community Outreach, Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Manish Gaskins is a Conway native, stationed aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75).

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  • Here's what's coming, going from Netflix in December

    Here's what's coming, going from Netflix in December

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:38 AM EST2017-11-20 15:38:23 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 10:52 AM EST2017-11-20 15:52:33 GMT

    Here's what coming to and going from Netflix in December.

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    Here's what coming to and going from Netflix in December.

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  • Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore

    Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore

    Sunday, November 19 2017 9:20 AM EST2017-11-19 14:20:22 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 10:32 AM EST2017-11-20 15:32:49 GMT

    Roy Moore's staunchest supporters say they won't quit him in the Alabama Senate rate because he never quit them.

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    Roy Moore's staunchest supporters say they won't quit him in the Alabama Senate rate because he never quit them.

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  • House tax bill may remove deduction for college season ticket sales

    House tax bill may remove deduction for college season ticket sales

    Monday, November 20 2017 8:15 AM EST2017-11-20 13:15:49 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 8:50 AM EST2017-11-20 13:50:10 GMT

    University administrators are worried they may not get as much money as they would like, thanks to a little-explored provision in the house tax bill.

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    University administrators are worried they may not get as much money as they would like, thanks to a little-explored provision in the house tax bill.

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  • Border agent dies after being injured in Texas

    Border agent dies after being injured in Texas

    Sunday, November 19 2017 5:50 PM EST2017-11-19 22:50:30 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 6:52 AM EST2017-11-20 11:52:46 GMT

    Authorities are searching Texas' Big Bend for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs Border Patrol agent was fatally injured responding to activity there.

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    Authorities are searching Texas' Big Bend for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs Border Patrol agent was fatally injured responding to activity there.

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  • Boy, 10, dies after neck gets tangled in swing set chain

    Boy, 10, dies after neck gets tangled in swing set chain

    Monday, November 20 2017 6:21 AM EST2017-11-20 11:21:59 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 6:21 AM EST2017-11-20 11:21:59 GMT

    Authorities say foul play is not suspected, and this was simply a tragic accident.

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    Authorities say foul play is not suspected, and this was simply a tragic accident.

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  • Robbery leads to chase through multiple counties

    Robbery leads to chase through multiple counties

    Monday, November 20 2017 6:06 AM EST2017-11-20 11:06:02 GMT

    A Fresh Foods IGA clerk was assaulted and robbed by a man in Bladenboro Friday.

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    A Fresh Foods IGA clerk was assaulted and robbed by a man in Bladenboro Friday.

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  • Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

    Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

    Sunday, November 19 2017 1:33 PM EST2017-11-19 18:33:58 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 3:23 AM EST2017-11-20 08:23:01 GMT

    After UCLA player's father minimized President Donald Trump's involvement in winning players' release from China, Trump tweets, "I should have left them in jail!".

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    After UCLA player's father minimized President Donald Trump's involvement in winning players' release from China, Trump tweets, "I should have left them in jail!".

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  • FBI recognizes several Conway police officers after CresCom Bank investigation

    FBI recognizes several Conway police officers after CresCom Bank investigation

    Sunday, November 19 2017 2:44 PM EST2017-11-19 19:44:53 GMT
    (Source: Conway Police Department Facebook)(Source: Conway Police Department Facebook)

    On Thursday, the FBI presented several Conway Police Department Detectives with FBI Director's Certificates “to recognize their excellent performance during the murder investigation at CresCom Bank"

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    On Thursday, the FBI presented several Conway Police Department Detectives with FBI Director's Certificates “to recognize their excellent performance during the murder investigation at CresCom Bank"

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  • Country music singer Mel Tillis dies at 85

    Country music singer Mel Tillis dies at 85

    Sunday, November 19 2017 12:04 PM EST2017-11-19 17:04:50 GMT

    Mel Tillis gained fame in the 1970s with a string of successful hits. He had six No. 1 singles and more than 30 top 10 hits and was named the Country Music Association's entertainer of the year in 1976.

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    Mel Tillis gained fame in the 1970s with a string of successful hits. He had six No. 1 singles and more than 30 top 10 hits and was named the Country Music Association's entertainer of the year in 1976.

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  • Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment

    Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment

    Saturday, November 18 2017 3:09 AM EST2017-11-18 08:09:31 GMT
    Sunday, November 19 2017 11:53 AM EST2017-11-19 16:53:06 GMT

    While allegations of sexual harassment topple the careers of some men, Trump moves ahead unscathed as he writes his own rules.

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    While allegations of sexual harassment topple the careers of some men, Trump moves ahead unscathed as he writes his own rules.

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  • Moore critic: Alabama Senate race a battle for nation's soul

    Moore critic: Alabama Senate race a battle for nation's soul

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:39 PM EST2017-11-18 04:39:35 GMT
    Sunday, November 19 2017 11:33 AM EST2017-11-19 16:33:44 GMT

    GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore's wife is standing by her embattled man, and she has gathered other Alabama women to his cause _ but not everyone is sticking with him.

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    GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore's wife is standing by her embattled man, and she has gathered other Alabama women to his cause _ but not everyone is sticking with him.

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  • US general says illegal nuclear launch order can be refused

    US general says illegal nuclear launch order can be refused

    Saturday, November 18 2017 6:09 PM EST2017-11-18 23:09:48 GMT
    Sunday, November 19 2017 5:21 AM EST2017-11-19 10:21:55 GMT

    The top officer at U.S. Strategic Command says an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if that order is determined to be illegal.

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    The top officer at U.S. Strategic Command says an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if that order is determined to be illegal.

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  • Why some people just can't wait to decorate

    Why some people just can't wait to decorate

    Sunday, November 19 2017 2:01 AM EST2017-11-19 07:01:19 GMT
    Sunday, November 19 2017 2:01 AM EST2017-11-19 07:01:19 GMT

     Emotionally, jumping ahead on decking the halls could be a positive thing, some psychologists say. It’s all about retrieving fond childhood memories.

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     Emotionally, jumping ahead on decking the halls could be a positive thing, some psychologists say. It’s all about retrieving fond childhood memories.

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  • Local motorcycle club hosts memorial ride for women murdered in CresCom Bank robbery

    Local motorcycle club hosts memorial ride for women murdered in CresCom Bank robbery

    Saturday, November 18 2017 9:32 PM EST2017-11-19 02:32:28 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) -  A local motorcycle club rallied the community together today in honor of two women killed in a bank robbery in Conway. Rivertown Riders hosted a memorial ride today for CresCom Bank employees-- Donna Major and Katie Skeen. The ride started around noon, leaving from Whiskey Beach Bar and Grill on North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. It ended at NewSpring Church along Waccamaw Boulevard around 4:30. WMBF News had a chance to speak with one of the organi...More >>
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) -  A local motorcycle club rallied the community together today in honor of two women killed in a bank robbery in Conway. Rivertown Riders hosted a memorial ride today for CresCom Bank employees-- Donna Major and Katie Skeen. The ride started around noon, leaving from Whiskey Beach Bar and Grill on North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. It ended at NewSpring Church along Waccamaw Boulevard around 4:30. WMBF News had a chance to speak with one of the organi...More >>
  • Keystone pipeline leak won't affect last regulatory hurdle

    Keystone pipeline leak won't affect last regulatory hurdle

    Friday, November 17 2017 1:18 AM EST2017-11-17 06:18:49 GMT
    Saturday, November 18 2017 9:10 PM EST2017-11-19 02:10:08 GMT

    The Keystone pipeline has leaked 210,000 gallons in rural South Dakota, but officials don't believe it has polluted water.

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    The Keystone pipeline has leaked 210,000 gallons in rural South Dakota, but officials don't believe it has polluted water.

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  • Five nabbed for solicitation of prostitution in Florence County Friday night

    Five nabbed for solicitation of prostitution in Florence County Friday night

    Saturday, November 18 2017 8:23 PM EST2017-11-19 01:23:20 GMT
    Deangelo Williams (Source: Florence County Detention Center)Deangelo Williams (Source: Florence County Detention Center)

    Five men were arrested for solicitation of prostitution in Florence County Friday night, according to online jail records. Deangelo Anton Williams, of Darlington Julius Levern Frierson, of Florence Kendrick Laroy Dixon, of Bishopville Ryan Scott Yarborough, of Darlington Samson Ejiofor Nnaji, of Tampa, Florida All five men were arrested for solicitation of prostitution after midnight Friday night and have since been released.  

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    Five men were arrested for solicitation of prostitution in Florence County Friday night, according to online jail records. Deangelo Anton Williams, of Darlington Julius Levern Frierson, of Florence Kendrick Laroy Dixon, of Bishopville Ryan Scott Yarborough, of Darlington Samson Ejiofor Nnaji, of Tampa, Florida All five men were arrested for solicitation of prostitution after midnight Friday night and have since been released.  

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  • NBA player Ramon Sessions returns to his hometown of Myrtle Beach

    NBA player Ramon Sessions returns to his hometown of Myrtle Beach

    Saturday, November 18 2017 7:49 PM EST2017-11-19 00:49:36 GMT

    NBA Point Guard and former Myrtle Beach High School Basketball star Ramon Sessions was back in his hometown on Saturday. Session held his 6th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive in the Race Path community, where Sessions grew up and where he announced a challenge to the Myrtle Beach Community. “It's one of those things that nothing tops this, this is my home,” 

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    NBA Point Guard and former Myrtle Beach High School Basketball star Ramon Sessions was back in his hometown on Saturday. Session held his 6th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive in the Race Path community, where Sessions grew up and where he announced a challenge to the Myrtle Beach Community. “It's one of those things that nothing tops this, this is my home,” 

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  • AC/DC co-founder, guitarist Malcolm Young dies

    AC/DC co-founder, guitarist Malcolm Young dies

    Saturday, November 18 2017 10:26 AM EST2017-11-18 15:26:08 GMT
    Saturday, November 18 2017 4:49 PM EST2017-11-18 21:49:25 GMT

    Young co-founded the rock back with his brother in 1973. He stopped performing with AC/DC in 2014 after being diagnosed with dementia.

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    Young co-founded the rock back with his brother in 1973. He stopped performing with AC/DC in 2014 after being diagnosed with dementia.

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  • Myrtle Beach business license revenue up 13.5 percent from 2016

    Myrtle Beach business license revenue up 13.5 percent from 2016

    Saturday, November 18 2017 2:59 PM EST2017-11-18 19:59:03 GMT
    (Source: WMBF)(Source: WMBF)

    According to the city’s spokesperson, Myrtle Beach business license revenues are up 13.5% from 2016. This is the highest year-to-year growth rate in the last 10 years. Business license revenues totaled $25,121,701 in 2017, compared to $22,133,249 in 2016.  

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    According to the city’s spokesperson, Myrtle Beach business license revenues are up 13.5% from 2016. This is the highest year-to-year growth rate in the last 10 years. Business license revenues totaled $25,121,701 in 2017, compared to $22,133,249 in 2016.  

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  • Purse snatching suspect arrested over three years later

    Purse snatching suspect arrested over three years later

    Saturday, November 18 2017 2:26 PM EST2017-11-18 19:26:32 GMT
    (Source: MBPD)(Source: MBPD)

    A man has been arrested by the Myrtle Beach Police Department for purse snatching over three years after it happened. According to an incident report, on October 13, 2014, Derek Antonio Bellamy entered an apartment on Spivey Avenue around 1:00 a.m. 

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    A man has been arrested by the Myrtle Beach Police Department for purse snatching over three years after it happened. According to an incident report, on October 13, 2014, Derek Antonio Bellamy entered an apartment on Spivey Avenue around 1:00 a.m. 

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  • AP sources: Trump Tower meeting in 2016 draws more scrutiny

    AP sources: Trump Tower meeting in 2016 draws more scrutiny

    Saturday, November 18 2017 3:19 AM EST2017-11-18 08:19:29 GMT
    Saturday, November 18 2017 1:20 PM EST2017-11-18 18:20:14 GMT

    AP sources: Congressional investigators asking 2 participants in 2016 Trump Tower meeting why they discussed the gathering in Moscow a year later.

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    AP sources: Congressional investigators asking 2 participants in 2016 Trump Tower meeting why they discussed the gathering in Moscow a year later.

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  • Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

    Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

    Friday, November 17 2017 2:02 PM EST2017-11-17 19:02:57 GMT
    Saturday, November 18 2017 11:02 AM EST2017-11-18 16:02:26 GMT

    The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee says the Trump administration's decision to allow the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport is the "wrong move at the wrong time.".

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    The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee says the Trump administration's decision to allow the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport is the "wrong move at the wrong time.".

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  • Program seeks to teach students the dangers of impaired driving

    Program seeks to teach students the dangers of impaired driving

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:37 PM EST2017-11-18 00:37:09 GMT
    A simulator used to teach the dangers of impaired driving was brought to Carolina Forest High School on Friday. (Source: WMBF News)A simulator used to teach the dangers of impaired driving was brought to Carolina Forest High School on Friday. (Source: WMBF News)

    A high-tech simulator and video lesson used to teach the dangers of drunk driving was brought to Carolina Forest High School on Friday.

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    A high-tech simulator and video lesson used to teach the dangers of drunk driving was brought to Carolina Forest High School on Friday.

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  • Puerto Rico Tip-Off brings new visitors from around the country

    Puerto Rico Tip-Off brings new visitors from around the country

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:03 PM EST2017-11-18 00:03:28 GMT
    Puerto Rico Tip-Off game happening at the HTC Center. (Source: Audrey Biesk)Puerto Rico Tip-Off game happening at the HTC Center. (Source: Audrey Biesk)

    Fans in the Grand Strand for the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament are filling up the HTC Center at Coastal Carolina University.

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    Fans in the Grand Strand for the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament are filling up the HTC Center at Coastal Carolina University.

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  • Study finds Myrtle Beach deadliest city along U.S. 17

    Study finds Myrtle Beach deadliest city along U.S. 17

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:08 PM EST2017-11-17 23:08:03 GMT
    U.S. 17 is ranked as one of the most dangerous highways in America, according to a new study. (Source: Teletrac Navman)U.S. 17 is ranked as one of the most dangerous highways in America, according to a new study. (Source: Teletrac Navman)

    A new report shows Myrtle Beach is the deadliest city when it comes to fatalities per mile along U.S. 17.

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    A new report shows Myrtle Beach is the deadliest city when it comes to fatalities per mile along U.S. 17.

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  • 86-year-old man tased by officer settles for $900,000 with Kingstree police, dashcam video released

    86-year-old man tased by officer settles for $900,000 with Kingstree police, dashcam video released

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:08 PM EST2017-11-17 17:08:19 GMT
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    An 86-year-old man is in the hospital after being tased by a police officer.

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    An 86-year-old man is in the hospital after being tased by a police officer.

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  • Victim in fatal Effingham accident identified

    Victim in fatal Effingham accident identified

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:00 AM EST2017-11-20 15:00:10 GMT
    Miranda Sabb (Source: Florence County Detention Center)Miranda Sabb (Source: Florence County Detention Center)

    A Florence County woman is behind bars after driving under the influence and causing a fatal accident early Sunday morning, according to LcPl. Matt Southern with South Carolina Highway Patrol. The accident happened on Whippoorwill Road in Florence County around 12:40 a.m. 32-year-old Miranda Sabb was driving a 2008 Saturn eastbound on Whippoorwill Road when she collided with a 1995 Ford Explorer travelling westbound. The driver of the Ford Explorer was pr...

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    A Florence County woman is behind bars after driving under the influence and causing a fatal accident early Sunday morning, according to LcPl. Matt Southern with South Carolina Highway Patrol. The accident happened on Whippoorwill Road in Florence County around 12:40 a.m. 32-year-old Miranda Sabb was driving a 2008 Saturn eastbound on Whippoorwill Road when she collided with a 1995 Ford Explorer travelling westbound. The driver of the Ford Explorer was pr...

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  • Five nabbed for solicitation of prostitution in Florence County Friday night

    Five nabbed for solicitation of prostitution in Florence County Friday night

    Saturday, November 18 2017 8:23 PM EST2017-11-19 01:23:20 GMT
    Deangelo Williams (Source: Florence County Detention Center)Deangelo Williams (Source: Florence County Detention Center)

    Five men were arrested for solicitation of prostitution in Florence County Friday night, according to online jail records. Deangelo Anton Williams, of Darlington Julius Levern Frierson, of Florence Kendrick Laroy Dixon, of Bishopville Ryan Scott Yarborough, of Darlington Samson Ejiofor Nnaji, of Tampa, Florida All five men were arrested for solicitation of prostitution after midnight Friday night and have since been released.  

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    Five men were arrested for solicitation of prostitution in Florence County Friday night, according to online jail records. Deangelo Anton Williams, of Darlington Julius Levern Frierson, of Florence Kendrick Laroy Dixon, of Bishopville Ryan Scott Yarborough, of Darlington Samson Ejiofor Nnaji, of Tampa, Florida All five men were arrested for solicitation of prostitution after midnight Friday night and have since been released.  

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  • Three Marlboro County men wanted for attempted murder after Scotland County shooting

    Three Marlboro County men wanted for attempted murder after Scotland County shooting

    Saturday, November 18 2017 7:31 PM EST2017-11-19 00:31:15 GMT
    Jacobia Thompson (Source: SCSO)Jacobia Thompson (Source: SCSO)

    Three Marlboro County men are wanted in connection to a shooting that occurred Thursday morning in Scotland County, according to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office. Shedrick McLean, 35, Jamal Easterling, 23, and Jacobia Thompson, 24 are wanted for attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder. On Thursday morning, a man was shot multiple times at the Gibson Village Apartments in Gibson, NC. 

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    Three Marlboro County men are wanted in connection to a shooting that occurred Thursday morning in Scotland County, according to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office. Shedrick McLean, 35, Jamal Easterling, 23, and Jacobia Thompson, 24 are wanted for attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder. On Thursday morning, a man was shot multiple times at the Gibson Village Apartments in Gibson, NC. 

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    You can now hear the latest from WMBF News on your Amazon Echo and Amazon Dot devices! Once you add the WMBF News skill to your Amazon device, you can ask Alexa for the latest local forecast from the WMBF First Alert Weather team. 

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  • FIRST ALERT: Milder, with a stay shower Tuesday

    FIRST ALERT: Milder, with a stay shower Tuesday

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:57 PM EST2017-11-20 20:57:34 GMT
    Tuesday Future RadarTuesday Future Radar
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF)Clouds will thicken Tuesday as milder weather returns ahead of a chilly Thanksgiving forecast.  Tonight will be clear and chilly again although not as cold as Sunday night. Temperatures will drop into the middle and upper 30s across the Pee Dee with a little patchy frost possible. Temperatures at the beach will drop into the lower 40s. Mostly clear skies to start the day on Tuesday will gradually turn mostly cloudy and even overcast by the afternoon and e...More >>
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF)Clouds will thicken Tuesday as milder weather returns ahead of a chilly Thanksgiving forecast.  Tonight will be clear and chilly again although not as cold as Sunday night. Temperatures will drop into the middle and upper 30s across the Pee Dee with a little patchy frost possible. Temperatures at the beach will drop into the lower 40s. Mostly clear skies to start the day on Tuesday will gradually turn mostly cloudy and even overcast by the afternoon and e...More >>
  • FIRST ALERT: Riding a Temperature Roller Coaster through Thanksgiving

    FIRST ALERT: Riding a Temperature Roller Coaster through Thanksgiving

    Sunday, November 19 2017 8:07 AM EST2017-11-19 13:07:31 GMT
    Monday Morning TemperaturesMonday Morning Temperatures

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Expect temperature swings through the week, starting off with a cold Monday.  Clear skies take control this afternoon. Temperatures stay steady near 60 today then fall quickly into the low 50s by sunset.  Tonight, a cold snap takes over, as clear skies allow temperatures to drop into the mid to upper 30s. It'll definitely be jacket weather for the Monday morning commute.    Cool weather continues into early next week wi...

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    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Expect temperature swings through the week, starting off with a cold Monday.  Clear skies take control this afternoon. Temperatures stay steady near 60 today then fall quickly into the low 50s by sunset.  Tonight, a cold snap takes over, as clear skies allow temperatures to drop into the mid to upper 30s. It'll definitely be jacket weather for the Monday morning commute.    Cool weather continues into early next week wi...

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  • FIRST ALERT: Updated weekend forecast

    FIRST ALERT: Updated weekend forecast

    Friday, November 17 2017 4:17 PM EST2017-11-17 21:17:50 GMT
    Weekend forecastWeekend forecast
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) A strong cold front will push through the Carolinas early Sunday, and will bring several rounds of weather changes to the region this weekend.  Tonight will see clear skies and another round of chilly temperatures as readings drop into the lower 40s inland and the middle 40s across the Grand Strand.  Saturday will see a big warm up ahead of the cold front as a breezy southwesterly wind develops.   Temperatures by the afternoon will warm in...More >>
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) A strong cold front will push through the Carolinas early Sunday, and will bring several rounds of weather changes to the region this weekend.  Tonight will see clear skies and another round of chilly temperatures as readings drop into the lower 40s inland and the middle 40s across the Grand Strand.  Saturday will see a big warm up ahead of the cold front as a breezy southwesterly wind develops.   Temperatures by the afternoon will warm in...More >>

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