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  • Victims identified in Conway double murder

    Victims identified in Conway double murder

    Sunday, August 19 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-19 13:03:35 GMT
    Source: Ian Klein/WMBF NewsSource: Ian Klein/WMBF News

    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after two individuals were found dead in a Conway home.  According to Capt. John Harrelson with the HCPD the bodies were found in a home on the 4000 block of Highway 19 in Conway. Details are extremely limited at this time. WMBF will continue to provide more information as it comes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

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    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after two individuals were found dead in a Conway home.  According to Capt. John Harrelson with the HCPD the bodies were found in a home on the 4000 block of Highway 19 in Conway. Details are extremely limited at this time. WMBF will continue to provide more information as it comes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

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  • UPDATE: Police investigating body found Saturday morning in Socastee

    UPDATE: Police investigating body found Saturday morning in Socastee

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:24:45 GMT
    Source: Ian Klein/WMBFSource: Ian Klein/WMBF

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after a body was found off Peachtree Road in Socastee. According to Capt. John Harrelson with the Horry County Police Department, investigators are still working to determine the exact cause of death.  WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and will pass along more information as it becomes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after a body was found off Peachtree Road in Socastee. According to Capt. John Harrelson with the Horry County Police Department, investigators are still working to determine the exact cause of death.  WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and will pass along more information as it becomes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

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  • Mother arrested after child allegedly tests positive for heroin

    Mother arrested after child allegedly tests positive for heroin

    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-08-18 19:46:14 GMT
    Source: J Reuben Long Detention CenterSource: J Reuben Long Detention Center

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Reports released Friday provide additional details surrounding the circumstances leading to one Murrells Inlet mother's arrest.  Brooke Stellers, 23, was arrested on Thursday, August 16 and charged with unlawful neglect of a child. According to the police report, a Department of Social Services employee informed Horry County Police that a 2-year-old child tested positive for heroine/crack. Social services then took custody of the ch...

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Reports released Friday provide additional details surrounding the circumstances leading to one Murrells Inlet mother's arrest.  Brooke Stellers, 23, was arrested on Thursday, August 16 and charged with unlawful neglect of a child. According to the police report, a Department of Social Services employee informed Horry County Police that a 2-year-old child tested positive for heroine/crack. Social services then took custody of the ch...

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  • Police investigating after one sent to hospital overnight with gunshot wound

    Police investigating after one sent to hospital overnight with gunshot wound

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:48:07 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    LONGS, SC (WMBF) — A victim is still recovering Saturday after being brought to the hospital overnight following shooting. Horry County Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident that sent one to the hospital. According to Cpt. John Harrelson the victim was picked up by authorities near the Speedway in Longs. WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and pass along any new information as it comes available.  Copyright 2018 WMBF New...More >>
    LONGS, SC (WMBF) — A victim is still recovering Saturday after being brought to the hospital overnight following shooting. Horry County Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident that sent one to the hospital. According to Cpt. John Harrelson the victim was picked up by authorities near the Speedway in Longs. WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and pass along any new information as it comes available.  Copyright 2018 WMBF New...More >>
  • "They were soulmates" In laws of victim killed in Food Lion parking lot speak out

    "They were soulmates" In laws of victim killed in Food Lion parking lot speak out

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:31:13 GMT
    57 year old Jerry Celentano57 year old Jerry Celentano
    57 year old Jerry Celentano57 year old Jerry Celentano

    The victim of the fatal carjacking, 57 year old Gerard Celentano is loved and will be missed by many. 

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    The victim of the fatal carjacking, 57 year old Gerard Celentano is loved and will be missed by many. 

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  • 92 people evicted after Florence motel shut down, deemed unsafe

    92 people evicted after Florence motel shut down, deemed unsafe

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:49:25 GMT
    Florence Lodge on South Irby Street. (Source: WMBF News)Florence Lodge on South Irby Street. (Source: WMBF News)
    Florence Lodge on South Irby Street. (Source: WMBF News)Florence Lodge on South Irby Street. (Source: WMBF News)

    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The Florence Lodge on South Irby Street was shut down following an inspection deeming it unsafe. Fire officials discovered a number of hazardous conditions potentially dangerous to occupants.

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    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The Florence Lodge on South Irby Street was shut down following an inspection deeming it unsafe. Fire officials discovered a number of hazardous conditions potentially dangerous to occupants.

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  • Victims identified in Conway double murder

    Victims identified in Conway double murder

    Sunday, August 19 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-19 13:03:35 GMT
    Source: Ian Klein/WMBF NewsSource: Ian Klein/WMBF News

    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after two individuals were found dead in a Conway home.  According to Capt. John Harrelson with the HCPD the bodies were found in a home on the 4000 block of Highway 19 in Conway. Details are extremely limited at this time. WMBF will continue to provide more information as it comes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

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    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after two individuals were found dead in a Conway home.  According to Capt. John Harrelson with the HCPD the bodies were found in a home on the 4000 block of Highway 19 in Conway. Details are extremely limited at this time. WMBF will continue to provide more information as it comes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

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  • UPDATE: Police investigating body found Saturday morning in Socastee

    UPDATE: Police investigating body found Saturday morning in Socastee

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:24:45 GMT
    Source: Ian Klein/WMBFSource: Ian Klein/WMBF

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after a body was found off Peachtree Road in Socastee. According to Capt. John Harrelson with the Horry County Police Department, investigators are still working to determine the exact cause of death.  WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and will pass along more information as it becomes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Horry County Police are investigating Saturday after a body was found off Peachtree Road in Socastee. According to Capt. John Harrelson with the Horry County Police Department, investigators are still working to determine the exact cause of death.  WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and will pass along more information as it becomes available. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

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  • Mother arrested after child allegedly tests positive for heroin

    Mother arrested after child allegedly tests positive for heroin

    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-08-18 19:46:14 GMT
    Source: J Reuben Long Detention CenterSource: J Reuben Long Detention Center

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Reports released Friday provide additional details surrounding the circumstances leading to one Murrells Inlet mother's arrest.  Brooke Stellers, 23, was arrested on Thursday, August 16 and charged with unlawful neglect of a child. According to the police report, a Department of Social Services employee informed Horry County Police that a 2-year-old child tested positive for heroine/crack. Social services then took custody of the ch...

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Reports released Friday provide additional details surrounding the circumstances leading to one Murrells Inlet mother's arrest.  Brooke Stellers, 23, was arrested on Thursday, August 16 and charged with unlawful neglect of a child. According to the police report, a Department of Social Services employee informed Horry County Police that a 2-year-old child tested positive for heroine/crack. Social services then took custody of the ch...

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  • Horry County Police Chief speaks on recent crime spree

    Horry County Police Chief speaks on recent crime spree

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-08-18 17:36:13 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — An interstate crime spree that has impacted the Grand Strand has left investigators still piecing together remaining information Saturday. Horry County Police Chief Joe Hill took to Facebook Saturday to issue a message to all citizens and visitors of Horry County.  Horry County Police Department Federal agencies have combined forces on this investigation according to the post. WMBF will continue to monitor this developing story and pass alon...

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — An interstate crime spree that has impacted the Grand Strand has left investigators still piecing together remaining information Saturday. Horry County Police Chief Joe Hill took to Facebook Saturday to issue a message to all citizens and visitors of Horry County.  Horry County Police Department Federal agencies have combined forces on this investigation according to the post. WMBF will continue to monitor this developing story and pass alon...

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  • Police searching for alleged Surfside armed robber

    Police searching for alleged Surfside armed robber

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-08-18 14:13:10 GMT
    Source: Horry County Police DepartmentSource: Horry County Police Department
    Source: Horry County Police DepartmentSource: Horry County Police Department
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Police are asking for the public's assistance Saturday in the search for an armed robbery suspect.  Horry County Police Department If you have any information about the identity of this suspect please call 843-915-TIPS or email police at crimetips@horrycounty.org. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.More >>
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Police are asking for the public's assistance Saturday in the search for an armed robbery suspect.  Horry County Police Department If you have any information about the identity of this suspect please call 843-915-TIPS or email police at crimetips@horrycounty.org. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Police investigating after one sent to hospital overnight with gunshot wound

    Police investigating after one sent to hospital overnight with gunshot wound

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:48:07 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    LONGS, SC (WMBF) — A victim is still recovering Saturday after being brought to the hospital overnight following shooting. Horry County Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident that sent one to the hospital. According to Cpt. John Harrelson the victim was picked up by authorities near the Speedway in Longs. WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and pass along any new information as it comes available.  Copyright 2018 WMBF New...More >>
    LONGS, SC (WMBF) — A victim is still recovering Saturday after being brought to the hospital overnight following shooting. Horry County Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident that sent one to the hospital. According to Cpt. John Harrelson the victim was picked up by authorities near the Speedway in Longs. WMBF will continue to follow this developing story and pass along any new information as it comes available.  Copyright 2018 WMBF New...More >>
  • "They were soulmates" In laws of victim killed in Food Lion parking lot speak out

    "They were soulmates" In laws of victim killed in Food Lion parking lot speak out

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:31:13 GMT
    57 year old Jerry Celentano57 year old Jerry Celentano
    57 year old Jerry Celentano57 year old Jerry Celentano

    The victim of the fatal carjacking, 57 year old Gerard Celentano is loved and will be missed by many. 

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    The victim of the fatal carjacking, 57 year old Gerard Celentano is loved and will be missed by many. 

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  • Tammy Moorer trial to go forward, motion to dismiss rejected

    Tammy Moorer trial to go forward, motion to dismiss rejected

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:01:41 GMT
    Tammy Moorer. (Source: JRLDC)Tammy Moorer. (Source: JRLDC)

    A judge has dismissed several motions filed by Tammy Moorer’s attorney ahead of her upcoming trial for kidnapping and conspiracy to commit kidnapping. She’s set to go before a judge and jury for the first time for her alleged involvement in Heather Elvis’s disappearance. The Socastee woman went missing in December 2013.  Tammy is scheduled to go to trial the week of October 8, 2018.  According to an order filed this week, Tammy’s attorney had ...

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    A judge has dismissed several motions filed by Tammy Moorer’s attorney ahead of her upcoming trial for kidnapping and conspiracy to commit kidnapping. She’s set to go before a judge and jury for the first time for her alleged involvement in Heather Elvis’s disappearance. The Socastee woman went missing in December 2013.  Tammy is scheduled to go to trial the week of October 8, 2018.  According to an order filed this week, Tammy’s attorney had ...

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  • Construction for Charlie's Place, Boys and Girls Club expected to start soon

    Construction for Charlie's Place, Boys and Girls Club expected to start soon

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:24:28 GMT
    The city says work for phase one is expected to start next week (Source: Marissa Tansino).The city says work for phase one is expected to start next week (Source: Marissa Tansino).

    Two new projects are coming to the Carver Street area. The new Boys and Girls Club between Carver Street and Dunbar Street and Charlie's Place construction is set to begin next week, according to city officials. "It's finally coming to be,” said Cookie Canty Goings about the improvements long awaited for in Charlie’s Place, "It has been a long time coming."

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    Two new projects are coming to the Carver Street area. The new Boys and Girls Club between Carver Street and Dunbar Street and Charlie's Place construction is set to begin next week, according to city officials. "It's finally coming to be,” said Cookie Canty Goings about the improvements long awaited for in Charlie’s Place, "It has been a long time coming."

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  • 92 people evicted after Florence motel shut down, deemed unsafe

    92 people evicted after Florence motel shut down, deemed unsafe

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:49:25 GMT
    Florence Lodge on South Irby Street. (Source: WMBF News)Florence Lodge on South Irby Street. (Source: WMBF News)
    Florence Lodge on South Irby Street. (Source: WMBF News)Florence Lodge on South Irby Street. (Source: WMBF News)

    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The Florence Lodge on South Irby Street was shut down following an inspection deeming it unsafe. Fire officials discovered a number of hazardous conditions potentially dangerous to occupants.

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    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The Florence Lodge on South Irby Street was shut down following an inspection deeming it unsafe. Fire officials discovered a number of hazardous conditions potentially dangerous to occupants.

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  • Restaurant Scorecard: Flies and mildew in some kitchens

    Restaurant Scorecard: Flies and mildew in some kitchens

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:49:02 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    Flies in kitchens, even on food in one spot.  Slime and mildew at another spot. We've got your dining details covered in this week's restaurant scorecard. The Noizy Oyster is at 101 South Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach.  It's known for casual seafood. State inspectors gave it a 72 out of 100, recently, taking off points for flies observed throughout the facility.  The owner told us their efforts to recycle oysters outback brings the flies.  He says Orkin was ther...

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    Flies in kitchens, even on food in one spot.  Slime and mildew at another spot. We've got your dining details covered in this week's restaurant scorecard. The Noizy Oyster is at 101 South Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach.  It's known for casual seafood. State inspectors gave it a 72 out of 100, recently, taking off points for flies observed throughout the facility.  The owner told us their efforts to recycle oysters outback brings the flies.  He says Orkin was ther...

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  • CDC: Drug overdose deaths up 6.6 percent nationwide

    CDC: Drug overdose deaths up 6.6 percent nationwide

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:21:30 GMT
    Opioids were responsible for almost 50,000 deaths last year according to the CDC. Source: WMBF News.Opioids were responsible for almost 50,000 deaths last year according to the CDC. Source: WMBF News.
    Opioids were responsible for almost 50,000 deaths last year according to the CDC. Source: WMBF News.Opioids were responsible for almost 50,000 deaths last year according to the CDC. Source: WMBF News.

    New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal how bad the drug problem has become in the USA. Drug overdoses killed more than 72,000 Americans in 2017, according to the CDC.

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    New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal how bad the drug problem has become in the USA. Drug overdoses killed more than 72,000 Americans in 2017, according to the CDC.

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  • Police: Man wanted for questioning in alleged theft

    Police: Man wanted for questioning in alleged theft

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:14:12 GMT
    Source: City of Florence Police DepartmentSource: City of Florence Police Department
    Source: City of Florence Police DepartmentSource: City of Florence Police Department
    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man that is accused of shoplifting from the Walmart on 2014 South Irby Street in mid-July.  The man, pictured below, is wanted for questioning by the Florence City Police Department.  If you have any information about the suspect or his whereabouts you are asked to contact the Florence Police Department at 843-665-3191. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. More >>
    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man that is accused of shoplifting from the Walmart on 2014 South Irby Street in mid-July.  The man, pictured below, is wanted for questioning by the Florence City Police Department.  If you have any information about the suspect or his whereabouts you are asked to contact the Florence Police Department at 843-665-3191. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. More >>
  • HCPD: Three crimes connected in spree; possibly more

    HCPD: Three crimes connected in spree; possibly more

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:35:13 GMT
    Source: Horry County PoliceSource: Horry County Police

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — A clearer picture is beginning to emerge Friday after a duo led aurthorities on a crime spree Thursday in Horry County. According to Cpt. John Harrelson with the HCPD, three crimes are assumed to be connected as a result of the spree with one more still being investigated.  Police reports released Friday provide more information about what happened in the three incidents. One man was found dead in the parking lot of the Food Lion i...

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — A clearer picture is beginning to emerge Friday after a duo led aurthorities on a crime spree Thursday in Horry County. According to Cpt. John Harrelson with the HCPD, three crimes are assumed to be connected as a result of the spree with one more still being investigated.  Police reports released Friday provide more information about what happened in the three incidents. One man was found dead in the parking lot of the Food Lion i...

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  • Man arrested following overnight drug investigation

    Man arrested following overnight drug investigation

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:11:48 GMT
    Source: Darlington County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Darlington County Sheriff's Office
    Source: Darlington County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Darlington County Sheriff's Office
    HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) — One man is behind bars Friday after an overnight drug investigation in the Pine Ridge Community in Darlington County. Police say Curtis Michael Dixon, 27, has been charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, schedule II, and simple possession of marijuana. Dixon as already under probation.  Police reportedly found Dixon outside of a convenience store in the 2800 block of W....More >>
    HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) — One man is behind bars Friday after an overnight drug investigation in the Pine Ridge Community in Darlington County. Police say Curtis Michael Dixon, 27, has been charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, schedule II, and simple possession of marijuana. Dixon as already under probation.  Police reportedly found Dixon outside of a convenience store in the 2800 block of W....More >>
  • Police searching for alleged shoplifter

    Police searching for alleged shoplifter

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:09:21 GMT
    Source: City of Florence PoliceSource: City of Florence Police
    Source: City of Florence PoliceSource: City of Florence Police
    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The City of Florence Police Department is still searching for an individual accused of shoplifting from a Walmart in mid-July.  Authorities say the man pictured is stole lawn care equipment from the Walmart on 320 North Beltline Drive. If you have any information regarding the individuals whereabouts you are asked to call the Florence Police Department at 843-665-3191. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. More >>
    FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The City of Florence Police Department is still searching for an individual accused of shoplifting from a Walmart in mid-July.  Authorities say the man pictured is stole lawn care equipment from the Walmart on 320 North Beltline Drive. If you have any information regarding the individuals whereabouts you are asked to call the Florence Police Department at 843-665-3191. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Police need your help in theft investigation

    Police need your help in theft investigation

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:56:28 GMT
    A person is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Gregg Avenue on August 3 (Source: Florence PD)A person is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Gregg Avenue on August 3 (Source: Florence PD)
    A person is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Gregg Avenue on August 3 (Source: Florence PD)A person is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Gregg Avenue on August 3 (Source: Florence PD)

    A person is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Gregg Avenue on August 3, according to a news release from the Florence Police Department.

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    A person is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Gregg Avenue on August 3, according to a news release from the Florence Police Department.

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  • Man killed in Food Lion parking lot during crime spree identified

    Man killed in Food Lion parking lot during crime spree identified

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:20:12 GMT
    Gerard “Jerry” Celentano was killed Wednesday night in a Longs Food Lion parking lot (Source: WMBF News)Gerard “Jerry” Celentano was killed Wednesday night in a Longs Food Lion parking lot (Source: WMBF News)

    The Horry County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was fatally shot Wednesday evening in a Longs Food Lion parking lot.

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    The Horry County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was fatally shot Wednesday evening in a Longs Food Lion parking lot.

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  • Hartsville man serving life sentence for murder of child dies in prison

    Hartsville man serving life sentence for murder of child dies in prison

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:19:29 GMT
    Timothy Sanders (Source: Darlington County Detention Center)Timothy Sanders (Source: Darlington County Detention Center)
    Timothy Sanders (Source: Darlington County Detention Center)Timothy Sanders (Source: Darlington County Detention Center)

    A Hartsville man who was serving a life sentence after pleading guilty to the murder of a 21-month-old girl in 2013 died in prison this week, according to Dexter Lee with the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

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    A Hartsville man who was serving a life sentence after pleading guilty to the murder of a 21-month-old girl in 2013 died in prison this week, according to Dexter Lee with the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

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  • Breaking

    Man shot by officer during litter surveillance operation, SLED says

    Man shot by officer during litter surveillance operation, SLED says

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:18:51 GMT

    Law enforcement agencies have responded to Dillon County Wednesday night for an officer-involved shooting.

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    Law enforcement agencies have responded to Dillon County Wednesday night for an officer-involved shooting.

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  • Report: Man pulls gun during confrontation at Chick-fil-A drive-thru

    Report: Man pulls gun during confrontation at Chick-fil-A drive-thru

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:33:56 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Police are investigating after a man reportedly pulled a gun Wednesday evening during an argument at a Chick-fil-A drive-thru.

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    Police are investigating after a man reportedly pulled a gun Wednesday evening during an argument at a Chick-fil-A drive-thru.

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  • As your kids head back to school, make sure you have their back

    As your kids head back to school, make sure you have their back

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:14:03 GMT
    Doctors say backpacks can take a toll on your child during the school year if used incorrectly (Source: WMBF News)Doctors say backpacks can take a toll on your child during the school year if used incorrectly (Source: WMBF News)
    Doctors say backpacks can take a toll on your child during the school year if used incorrectly (Source: WMBF News)Doctors say backpacks can take a toll on your child during the school year if used incorrectly (Source: WMBF News)

    It’s an essential item on the list for every student heading back to school: a backpack. But are you sure your child is wearing it the right way?

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    It’s an essential item on the list for every student heading back to school: a backpack. But are you sure your child is wearing it the right way?

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  • Officials remove asbestos from Florence elementary school

    Officials remove asbestos from Florence elementary school

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:33:11 GMT
    Cleaning crews removed the floors in classrooms with asbestos and replaced them with new tiles. (Source: WMBF News)Cleaning crews removed the floors in classrooms with asbestos and replaced them with new tiles. (Source: WMBF News)
    Cleaning crews removed the floors in classrooms with asbestos and placed them with new tiles. (Source: WMBF News)Cleaning crews removed the floors in classrooms with asbestos and placed them with new tiles. (Source: WMBF News)

    Florence School District One officials said two-and-a-half weeks ago, heavy rain flooded Savannah Grove Elementary, causing asbestos in some of the classrooms and its central office.

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    Florence School District One officials said two-and-a-half weeks ago, heavy rain flooded Savannah Grove Elementary, causing asbestos in some of the classrooms and its central office.

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  • VIDEO: Bear spotted wandering through Carolina Forest neighborhood

    VIDEO: Bear spotted wandering through Carolina Forest neighborhood

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:14:48 GMT

    A black bear was spotted roaming through a Carolina Forest neighborhood Thursday night.

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    A black bear was spotted roaming through a Carolina Forest neighborhood Thursday night.

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  • 'I just pray for everyone:' Community on edge after fatal carjacking, robberies

    'I just pray for everyone:' Community on edge after fatal carjacking, robberies

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:06:28 GMT
    The Longs community is on edge after a fatal carjacking took place Wednesday night. (Source: Audrey Biesk)The Longs community is on edge after a fatal carjacking took place Wednesday night. (Source: Audrey Biesk)

    A deadly crime spree has left residents in the Longs area concerned for their safety. The fact that three suspects are still on the loose is an unsettling feeling.

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    A deadly crime spree has left residents in the Longs area concerned for their safety. The fact that three suspects are still on the loose is an unsettling feeling.

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  • 'The Simpsons' Kwik-E-Mart ready to open at Broadway at the Beach

    'The Simpsons' Kwik-E-Mart ready to open at Broadway at the Beach

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:11:12 GMT
    A Kwik-E-Mart is opening at Broadway at the Beach. (Source: WMBF News)A Kwik-E-Mart is opening at Broadway at the Beach. (Source: WMBF News)

    The longest-running primetime scripted show in television history is bringing a worldwide first to Myrtle Beach.

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    The longest-running primetime scripted show in television history is bringing a worldwide first to Myrtle Beach.

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  • Police release photos of suspects who tried to rob Green Sea bank while armed

    Police release photos of suspects who tried to rob Green Sea bank while armed

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:27:59 GMT
    Horry police have released surveillance footage showing two suspects attempting to rob a Green Sea bank. (Source: HCPD)Horry police have released surveillance footage showing two suspects attempting to rob a Green Sea bank. (Source: HCPD)

    Horry County police are looking for two men who reportedly tried to rob a Green Sea bank while armed with guns.

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    Horry County police are looking for two men who reportedly tried to rob a Green Sea bank while armed with guns.

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  • SC man faces federal charges for allegedly selling drugs that caused woman’s death

    SC man faces federal charges for allegedly selling drugs that caused woman’s death

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:01:57 GMT
    James Latron Sumter (Source: Florence County Detention Center via Vinelink)James Latron Sumter (Source: Florence County Detention Center via Vinelink)

    A Myrtle Beach man federally indicted for selling drugs the FBI says caused the death of a woman will be arraigned later this month.

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    A Myrtle Beach man federally indicted for selling drugs the FBI says caused the death of a woman will be arraigned later this month.

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  • Officials: Plane did not go down in Georgetown County; all clear given

    Officials: Plane did not go down in Georgetown County; all clear given

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:51:45 GMT
    (Source: Georgetown County, SC Facebook)(Source: Georgetown County, SC Facebook)

    An all clear has been given following reports of a possible plane going down in the ocean south of DeBordieu in Georgetown County.

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    An all clear has been given following reports of a possible plane going down in the ocean south of DeBordieu in Georgetown County.

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  • New traffic light planned for US 17 Bypass and Deerfield Link Drive

    New traffic light planned for US 17 Bypass and Deerfield Link Drive

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:40:12 GMT
    New traffic light planned for US 17 Bypass and Deerfield Link Drive (WMBF File)New traffic light planned for US 17 Bypass and Deerfield Link Drive (WMBF File)

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Roughly one month after the Glenn’s Bay Overpass opened along US 17 Bypass, more traffic changes are coming to the same stretch of highway. A new traffic light is planned for 17 Bypass and Deerfield Links Drive according to Kelly Moore, public information officer for Horry County. This will mean a series of three lights along 17 Bypass between the almost half mile stretch from Deerfield Link Drive to Coventry Road. People that live in Deerf...

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Roughly one month after the Glenn’s Bay Overpass opened along US 17 Bypass, more traffic changes are coming to the same stretch of highway. A new traffic light is planned for 17 Bypass and Deerfield Links Drive according to Kelly Moore, public information officer for Horry County. This will mean a series of three lights along 17 Bypass between the almost half mile stretch from Deerfield Link Drive to Coventry Road. People that live in Deerf...

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  • Man dies in Georgetown County house fire

    Man dies in Georgetown County house fire

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:35:27 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    The body of an adult male was found inside a Georgetown County home following a fire Tuesday morning. 

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    The body of an adult male was found inside a Georgetown County home following a fire Tuesday morning. 

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  • Lakewood Elementary School grows young minds through gardening

    Lakewood Elementary School grows young minds through gardening

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:04:41 GMT
    One school in Horry County is teaching both classroom skills and life skills through gardening (Source: WMBF News)One school in Horry County is teaching both classroom skills and life skills through gardening (Source: WMBF News)
    One school in Horry County is teaching both classroom skills and life skills through gardening (Source: WMBF News)One school in Horry County is teaching both classroom skills and life skills through gardening (Source: WMBF News)

    One school in Horry County is teaching both classroom skills and life skills through gardening. It started with a community garden at Lakewood Elementary School in Myrtle Beach, and now the idea is sparking interest from other schools. 

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    One school in Horry County is teaching both classroom skills and life skills through gardening. It started with a community garden at Lakewood Elementary School in Myrtle Beach, and now the idea is sparking interest from other schools. 

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  • Cafeteria employees preparing kitchens for the new school year

    Cafeteria employees preparing kitchens for the new school year

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:47:12 GMT
    Cafeteria employees at Lakewood Elementary School in Myrtle Beach say they are ready for the first day of school (Source: WMBF News)Cafeteria employees at Lakewood Elementary School in Myrtle Beach say they are ready for the first day of school (Source: WMBF News)
    Cafeteria employees at Lakewood Elementary School in Myrtle Beach say they are ready for the first day of school (Source: WMBF News)Cafeteria employees at Lakewood Elementary School in Myrtle Beach say they are ready for the first day of school (Source: WMBF News)

    Many parents and kids are gearing up to head back to school soon. Employees are also hard at work preparing their kitchens for the new school year. Cafeteria employees at Lakewood Elementary School in Myrtle Beach say they are ready for the first day of school.

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    Many parents and kids are gearing up to head back to school soon. Employees are also hard at work preparing their kitchens for the new school year. Cafeteria employees at Lakewood Elementary School in Myrtle Beach say they are ready for the first day of school.

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  • Socastee area man killed in moped crash

    Socastee area man killed in moped crash

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:40:42 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A man died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a moped accident on S.C. 544 near Conway on August 5, according to Horry County Coroner Michelle McSpadden.

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    A man died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a moped accident on S.C. 544 near Conway on August 5, according to Horry County Coroner Michelle McSpadden.

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  • 64-year-old woman dies in Myrtle Beach car crash

    64-year-old woman dies in Myrtle Beach car crash

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:32:21 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A woman died Wednesday morning following a vehicle collision Tuesday on Highway 17 Bypass near 82nd Parkway.

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    A woman died Wednesday morning following a vehicle collision Tuesday on Highway 17 Bypass near 82nd Parkway.

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  • Coroner identifies second victim found burned in vehicle in Socastee area

    Coroner identifies second victim found burned in vehicle in Socastee area

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:18:13 GMT
    Matthew Autry and his daughter, Jordan (Source: Tracy Baker)Matthew Autry and his daughter, Jordan (Source: Tracy Baker)

    The coroner’s office has identified the second man found burned in a car off Butler Road in the Socastee area last month.

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    The coroner’s office has identified the second man found burned in a car off Butler Road in the Socastee area last month.

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  • 'It don’t get any worse': Couple arrested when malnourished dogs found at home

    'It don’t get any worse': Couple arrested when malnourished dogs found at home

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:24:11 GMT

    Fourteen animals were seized from a Mullins home Wednesday after they were found living in “deplorable conditions,” according to Marion County Animal Control Officer Fletcher Estes.

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    Fourteen animals were seized from a Mullins home Wednesday after they were found living in “deplorable conditions,” according to Marion County Animal Control Officer Fletcher Estes.

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  • Trial date set for one suspect in deadly convenience store robberies

    Trial date set for one suspect in deadly convenience store robberies

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:24:04 GMT
    Left: McKinley Daniels, Middle: James Daniels, Right: Jerome Jenkins (Source: HCPD)Left: McKinley Daniels, Middle: James Daniels, Right: Jerome Jenkins (Source: HCPD)
    Left: McKinley Daniels, Middle: James Daniels, Right: Jerome Jenkins (Source: HCPD)Left: McKinley Daniels, Middle: James Daniels, Right: Jerome Jenkins (Source: HCPD)

    A trial date has been set for one of the three suspects charged in connection to three convenience store robberies in 2015, two of which were deadly. According to a court roster from the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, James Daniels’ trial is expected to begin on August 27.

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    A trial date has been set for one of the three suspects charged in connection to three convenience store robberies in 2015, two of which were deadly. According to a court roster from the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, James Daniels’ trial is expected to begin on August 27.

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  • Residents concerned by amount of stormwater build up in Surfside Beach

    Residents concerned by amount of stormwater build up in Surfside Beach

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:08 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:08:41 GMT
    Business owners in Surfside Beach say rain only rises during heavy storms. (Source: WMBF News)Business owners in Surfside Beach say rain only rises during heavy storms. (Source: WMBF News)

    The town of Surfside Beach is looking for new ways to attract vacationers. Some residents want plans for the entertainment district to be put on hold so they can address concerns regarding rising stormwater in that area.

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    The town of Surfside Beach is looking for new ways to attract vacationers. Some residents want plans for the entertainment district to be put on hold so they can address concerns regarding rising stormwater in that area.

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  • Horry County Schools will not receive buses from Department of Education

    Horry County Schools will not receive buses from Department of Education

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:26 PM EDT2018-08-16 03:26:49 GMT
    Horry County Schools will not receive additional buses this year from the Department of Education. (Source: Erin Edwards)Horry County Schools will not receive additional buses this year from the Department of Education. (Source: Erin Edwards)
    Source: Erin EdwardsSource: Erin Edwards

    The Horry County School District has requested 27 additional buses from the South Carolina Department of Education this year.  

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    The Horry County School District has requested 27 additional buses from the South Carolina Department of Education this year.  

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  • Blogger sues city of Myrtle Beach, mayor for defamation

    Blogger sues city of Myrtle Beach, mayor for defamation

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:59:44 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    A local blogger has filed a lawsuit against the city of Myrtle Beach, Mayor Brenda Bethune and others, accusing them of defamation.

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    A local blogger has filed a lawsuit against the city of Myrtle Beach, Mayor Brenda Bethune and others, accusing them of defamation.

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  • Robeson County School Board eliminates corporal punishment policy

    Robeson County School Board eliminates corporal punishment policy

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:31:41 GMT
    The Robeson County School Board votes to end its corporal punishment policy. (Source: WMBF News)The Robeson County School Board votes to end its corporal punishment policy. (Source: WMBF News)
    The Robeson County School Board votes to end its corporal punishment policy. (Source: WMBF News)The Robeson County School Board votes to end its corporal punishment policy. (Source: WMBF News)

    The Public Schools of Robeson County will no longer allow teachers to spank students as a form of discipline.

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    The Public Schools of Robeson County will no longer allow teachers to spank students as a form of discipline.

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  • American Legion Post 40 rebuilding one year after fire

    American Legion Post 40 rebuilding one year after fire

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:54:49 GMT
    American Legion Post 40 members hope the new building will be completed by June 2019. (Source: Patrick Lloyd WMBF)American Legion Post 40 members hope the new building will be completed by June 2019. (Source: Patrick Lloyd WMBF)
    American Legion Post 40 members hope the new building will be completed by June 2019. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)American Legion Post 40 members hope the new building will be completed by June 2019. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)

    Members of the American Legion Post 40 in Socastee are rebuilding – literally – one year after a fire burned their building.

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    Members of the American Legion Post 40 in Socastee are rebuilding – literally – one year after a fire burned their building.

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  • Dog taken from front yard, ends up at doggie daycare

    Dog taken from front yard, ends up at doggie daycare

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:42:06 GMT
    A lost dog from the Cherry Grove area wound up at a doggie daycare. (Source: WMBF News)A lost dog from the Cherry Grove area wound up at a doggie daycare. (Source: WMBF News)
    A lost dog from the Cherry Grove area wound up at a doggie daycare. (Source: WMBF News)A lost dog from the Cherry Grove area wound up at a doggie daycare. (Source: WMBF News)

    A dog was taken right from one family’s front yard and the persons responsible almost got away with it, but with the help of one local doggie daycare, the owners and their pet were reunited.

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    A dog was taken right from one family’s front yard and the persons responsible almost got away with it, but with the help of one local doggie daycare, the owners and their pet were reunited.

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  • Man captures adorable photos of triplets inside gigantic watermelon

    Man captures adorable photos of triplets inside gigantic watermelon

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:10:45 GMT
    Triplets were photographed inside a 175-pound watermelon. (Source: Martin Davis via Facebook)Triplets were photographed inside a 175-pound watermelon. (Source: Martin Davis via Facebook)
    Triplets were photographed inside a 175-pound watermelon. (Source: Martin Davis via Facebook)Triplets were photographed inside a 175-pound watermelon. (Source: Martin Davis via Facebook)

    There are adorable baby photos and then there are adorable baby photos taken while the little tykes are inside a massive fruit (or vegetable, depending on who you ask).

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    There are adorable baby photos and then there are adorable baby photos taken while the little tykes are inside a massive fruit (or vegetable, depending on who you ask).

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  • No pollution threats reported after barge capsizes near Surfside Beach, Coast Guard says

    No pollution threats reported after barge capsizes near Surfside Beach, Coast Guard says

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:25:45 GMT
    The United States Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a capsized barge near Surfside Beach, according to a news release from the Coast Guard (Source: WMBF News)The United States Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a capsized barge near Surfside Beach, according to a news release from the Coast Guard (Source: WMBF News)

     The United States Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a capsized barge near Surfside Beach, according to a news release from the Coast Guard.

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     The United States Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a capsized barge near Surfside Beach, according to a news release from the Coast Guard.

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  • WMBF Investigates: Residents concerned that short-term rentals lead to 'fraternity central'

    WMBF Investigates: Residents concerned that short-term rentals lead to 'fraternity central'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:51:19 GMT
    Many residents are upset over short-term rentals along the Grand Strand. (Source: WMBF News)Many residents are upset over short-term rentals along the Grand Strand. (Source: WMBF News)

    Myrtle Beach resident Lyn Tayloe describes her street in Forest Dunes as “fraternity central” on the weekends.

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    Myrtle Beach resident Lyn Tayloe describes her street in Forest Dunes as “fraternity central” on the weekends.

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  • FBI looking for man who may have information on a child in sexual exploitation case

    FBI looking for man who may have information on a child in sexual exploitation case

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:32:25 GMT
    Authorities are looking for this man in regards to a sexual exploitation investigation. (Source: FBI)Authorities are looking for this man in regards to a sexual exploitation investigation. (Source: FBI)

    The FBI is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who may have critical information regarding the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation.

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    The FBI is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who may have critical information regarding the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation.

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  • Florence homicide victim's granddaughter arrested in Florida, charged with murder

    Florence homicide victim's granddaughter arrested in Florida, charged with murder

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:32:00 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    A body discovered in an apartment on August 4 in the 100 block of North Franklin Drive has been ruled a homicide due to blunt trauma of the head, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken. 

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    A body discovered in an apartment on August 4 in the 100 block of North Franklin Drive has been ruled a homicide due to blunt trauma of the head, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken. 

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  • Frontier phone service down in portions of Florence County

    Frontier phone service down in portions of Florence County

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:11:46 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    Landline phone service is down in several areas of Florence County Wednesday afternoon.

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    Landline phone service is down in several areas of Florence County Wednesday afternoon.

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  • Myrtle Beach man sentenced to four years after pleading guilty to traffic offenses

    Myrtle Beach man sentenced to four years after pleading guilty to traffic offenses

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:45:04 GMT
    Tony Dale Snyder (Source: 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office)Tony Dale Snyder (Source: 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office)
    Tony Dale Snyder (Source: 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office)Tony Dale Snyder (Source: 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office)

    A Myrtle Beach man pleaded guilty last month to three charges related to traffic offenses and was sentenced to four years in prison, according to a news release from the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

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    A Myrtle Beach man pleaded guilty last month to three charges related to traffic offenses and was sentenced to four years in prison, according to a news release from the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

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  • CCU art exhibit uses 3D technology to depict ancient art form

    CCU art exhibit uses 3D technology to depict ancient art form

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:16:06 GMT
    Jeff Case: Nang Yai 3D Shadow Art on display at CCU's Rebecca Randall Art Gallery. (Source: Christina Lob)Jeff Case: Nang Yai 3D Shadow Art on display at CCU's Rebecca Randall Art Gallery. (Source: Christina Lob)

    Coastal Carolina University boasts about 25 3D printers spread over several departments throughout campus. 

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    Coastal Carolina University boasts about 25 3D printers spread over several departments throughout campus. 

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  • Woman wanted for questioning in Walmart shoplifting investigation

    Woman wanted for questioning in Walmart shoplifting investigation

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:23:12 GMT
    A woman is wanted for questioning following a shoplifting incident at the North Myrtle Beach Walmart (Source: NMB Department of Public Safety)A woman is wanted for questioning following a shoplifting incident at the North Myrtle Beach Walmart (Source: NMB Department of Public Safety)
    A woman is wanted for questioning following a shoplifting incident at the North Myrtle Beach Walmart (Source: NMB Department of Public Safety)A woman is wanted for questioning following a shoplifting incident at the North Myrtle Beach Walmart (Source: NMB Department of Public Safety)

    A woman is wanted for questioning following a shoplifting incident at the North Myrtle Beach Walmart.

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    A woman is wanted for questioning following a shoplifting incident at the North Myrtle Beach Walmart.

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  • Man in critical condition after Lumberton shooting

    Man in critical condition after Lumberton shooting

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:44:40 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A 28-year-old man is in critical condition following a shooting last week in Lumberton, according to Major Anthony Thompson with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

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    A 28-year-old man is in critical condition following a shooting last week in Lumberton, according to Major Anthony Thompson with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

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  • Man sentenced to 10 years after pleading guilty to Pawleys Island burglaries

    Man sentenced to 10 years after pleading guilty to Pawleys Island burglaries

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:47:54 GMT
    Charles Alvin Morrison III (Source: 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office)Charles Alvin Morrison III (Source: 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office)
    Charles Alvin Morrison III (Source: 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office)Charles Alvin Morrison III (Source: 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office)

    A Myrtle Beach man has pleaded guilty in connection to two burglaries in Pawleys Island in October 2017, according to a news release from the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

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    A Myrtle Beach man has pleaded guilty in connection to two burglaries in Pawleys Island in October 2017, according to a news release from the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

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  • Getting your kids sleep routine back on track for the new school year

    Getting your kids sleep routine back on track for the new school year

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:14:23 GMT
    If you want your child to have a less painful transition back to a new school schedule, doctors recommend now is the time to take proactive measures to change your child's bedtime routine (Source: WMBF News)If you want your child to have a less painful transition back to a new school schedule, doctors recommend now is the time to take proactive measures to change your child's bedtime routine (Source: WMBF News)
    If you want your child to have a less painful transition back to a new school schedule, doctors recommend now is the time to take proactive measures to change your child's bedtime routine (Source: WMBF News)If you want your child to have a less painful transition back to a new school schedule, doctors recommend now is the time to take proactive measures to change your child's bedtime routine (Source: WMBF News)

    Summer break is coming to an end. The new school year is just one week away for Horry County School District students, bringing all those old routines and schedules along with it.

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    Summer break is coming to an end. The new school year is just one week away for Horry County School District students, bringing all those old routines and schedules along with it.

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  • VIDEO: Man medevaced from vessel off Myrtle Beach coast

    VIDEO: Man medevaced from vessel off Myrtle Beach coast

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:54 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:54:01 GMT
    The United States Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old man Tuesday from a vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach (Source: U.S. Coast Guard)The United States Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old man Tuesday from a vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach (Source: U.S. Coast Guard)
    The United States Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old man Tuesday from a vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach (Source: U.S. Coast Guard)The United States Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old man Tuesday from a vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach (Source: U.S. Coast Guard)

    The United States Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old man Tuesday from a vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach, according to a news release from the Coast Guard.

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    The United States Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old man Tuesday from a vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach, according to a news release from the Coast Guard.

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  • SUSPECT SEARCH: One allegedly stole cash, the other is charged with stealing guns

    SUSPECT SEARCH: One allegedly stole cash, the other is charged with stealing guns

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:01:18 GMT
    Kendell Belle Lawing (HCPD)Kendell Belle Lawing (HCPD)
    Kendell Belle Lawing:(HCPD)Kendell Belle Lawing:(HCPD)

    They're both charged with burglary. One suspect is accused of stealing cash, while a second is charged with stealing guns. See if you can help authorities find this week's suspects.

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    They're both charged with burglary. One suspect is accused of stealing cash, while a second is charged with stealing guns. See if you can help authorities find this week's suspects.

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  • One killed in Bennettsville area crash

    One killed in Bennettsville area crash

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:42:35 GMT
    Source: Google MapsSource: Google Maps

    At least one person was killed in a crash Wednesday night in Marlboro County.

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    At least one person was killed in a crash Wednesday night in Marlboro County.

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  • Horry County Council approves referendum on impact fees

    Horry County Council approves referendum on impact fees

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:31:45 GMT
    The Horry County Council will let voters decide on impact fees. (Source: Patrick Lloyd WMBF)The Horry County Council will let voters decide on impact fees. (Source: Patrick Lloyd WMBF)
    County Council made the decision Tuesday night. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)County Council made the decision Tuesday night. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)

    Tuesday night, the Horry County Council voted 11-1 to put a referendum on the November ballot that would allow voters to decide whether they want impact fees to go toward improvements to the county.

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    Tuesday night, the Horry County Council voted 11-1 to put a referendum on the November ballot that would allow voters to decide whether they want impact fees to go toward improvements to the county.

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  • City council approves entertainment overlay district

    City council approves entertainment overlay district

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:24:03 GMT
    The Myrtle Beach City Council approved an entertainment overlay district at Tuesday's meeting. (Source: WMBF News/City of Myrtle Beach)The Myrtle Beach City Council approved an entertainment overlay district at Tuesday's meeting. (Source: WMBF News/City of Myrtle Beach)
    The Myrtle Beach City Council approved an entertainment overlay district at Tuesday's meeting. (Source: WMBF News/City of Myrtle Beach)The Myrtle Beach City Council approved an entertainment overlay district at Tuesday's meeting. (Source: WMBF News/City of Myrtle Beach)

    The Myrtle Beach City Council voted Tuesday to enact an entertainment overlay district along Ocean Boulevard.

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    The Myrtle Beach City Council voted Tuesday to enact an entertainment overlay district along Ocean Boulevard.

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  • Grand Dunes neighbors speak out about planned unit development

    Grand Dunes neighbors speak out about planned unit development

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:11:08 GMT
    Grand Dunes residents wear anti-PUD stickers at Tuesday's Myrtle Beach City Council meeting. (Source: Erin Edwards)Grand Dunes residents wear anti-PUD stickers at Tuesday's Myrtle Beach City Council meeting. (Source: Erin Edwards)
    Source: Erin EdwardsSource: Erin Edwards

    Residents in the Grand Dunes area are speaking out about an addition to the area’s planned unit development.

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    Residents in the Grand Dunes area are speaking out about an addition to the area’s planned unit development.

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  • Mother ‘99% sure’ second man found stabbed, burned in car is her son

    Mother ‘99% sure’ second man found stabbed, burned in car is her son

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:41:45 GMT
    Matthew Autry and his daughter, Jordan (Source: Tracy Baker)Matthew Autry and his daughter, Jordan (Source: Tracy Baker)
    Matthew Autry and his daughter, Jordan (Source: Tracy Baker)Matthew Autry and his daughter, Jordan (Source: Tracy Baker)

    Tracy Baker and her family are still waiting on DNA results, but she is “99% sure” the unidentified man who, along with another, was found burned in a car in the Socastee area is her son, Matthew.

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    Tracy Baker and her family are still waiting on DNA results, but she is “99% sure” the unidentified man who, along with another, was found burned in a car in the Socastee area is her son, Matthew.

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  • Marion County breaks ground on new spec building to attract business

    Marion County breaks ground on new spec building to attract business

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:53:50 GMT
    Marion County leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony at the location of the new spec building. (Source: WMBF News)Marion County leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony at the location of the new spec building. (Source: WMBF News)
    Marion County leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony at the location of the new spec building. (Source: WMBF News)Marion County leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony at the location of the new spec building. (Source: WMBF News)

    Marion County officials celebrated the construction of their new 100,000 square-foot spec building on Industrial Park Road near the U.S. 501 Bypass on Tuesday morning.

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    Marion County officials celebrated the construction of their new 100,000 square-foot spec building on Industrial Park Road near the U.S. 501 Bypass on Tuesday morning.

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  • South Carolina ranks 2nd in nation for drunk-driving deaths

    South Carolina ranks 2nd in nation for drunk-driving deaths

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:39 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:39:38 GMT
    SC ranks second in the nation for impaired driving deaths. (Source: SafeWise)SC ranks second in the nation for impaired driving deaths. (Source: SafeWise)
    SC ranks 2nd in nation for impaired driving deaths. (Source:) SafeWise.SC ranks 2nd in nation for impaired driving deaths. (Source:) SafeWise.

    The report from SafeWise, a home security company, also designates South Carolina as a focus area to help fight the number of people getting behind the wheel while impaired.

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    The report from SafeWise, a home security company, also designates South Carolina as a focus area to help fight the number of people getting behind the wheel while impaired.

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  • HCS predicts 2 percent annual enrollment increase over next 5 years

    HCS predicts 2 percent annual enrollment increase over next 5 years

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:04:48 GMT
    Horry County Schools are expected to grow by 1,000 students annually over the next five years. (Source: Marissa Tansino)Horry County Schools are expected to grow by 1,000 students annually over the next five years. (Source: Marissa Tansino)
    The two percent annual increase is estimated to be about an additional 1,000 students per year, according to Bourcier (Source: Marissa Tansino).The two percent annual increase is estimated to be about an additional 1,000 students per year, according to Bourcier (Source: Marissa Tansino).

    The Horry County School District expects to see a 2 percent increase in student enrollment each year for the next five years and they’re working to keep up with that growth as best they can.

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    The Horry County School District expects to see a 2 percent increase in student enrollment each year for the next five years and they’re working to keep up with that growth as best they can.

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  • Two others wanted in connection with bodies found shot, stabbed, burned in Socastee area

    Two others wanted in connection with bodies found shot, stabbed, burned in Socastee area

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:38:30 GMT
    Jeret Cox (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)Jeret Cox (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

    Horry County police are searching for two more suspects wanted in connection to two burned bodies found late last month in a car off Butler Road in the Socastee area.

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    Horry County police are searching for two more suspects wanted in connection to two burned bodies found late last month in a car off Butler Road in the Socastee area.

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  • Horry Co. Schools may sue City of Myrtle Beach for change in Market Common master plan

    Horry Co. Schools may sue City of Myrtle Beach for change in Market Common master plan

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:06:05 GMT
    Included in the original redevelopment plan was a $20 million school project that has remained in place for almost 20 years, which Horry County Schools wishes to keep on the table (Source: WMBF News)Included in the original redevelopment plan was a $20 million school project that has remained in place for almost 20 years, which Horry County Schools wishes to keep on the table (Source: WMBF News)

    Horry County and the Horry County School Board issued a jointed statement Tuesday requesting Myrtle Beach City Council not approve the amendments of the The Market Common Redevelopment Plan without significant revision.

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    Horry County and the Horry County School Board issued a jointed statement Tuesday requesting Myrtle Beach City Council not approve the amendments of the The Market Common Redevelopment Plan without significant revision.

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  • Victim identified in crash on S.C. 544, East Cox Ferry Road

    Victim identified in crash on S.C. 544, East Cox Ferry Road

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:19:48 GMT
    At least one hurt in wreck on Hwy. 544 (Source: WMBF News/Erin Edwards)At least one hurt in wreck on Hwy. 544 (Source: WMBF News/Erin Edwards)

    At least one person was killed in the crash, which happened around 1:07 p.m. at West Cox Ferry Road, according to information from the South Carolina Highway Patrol's website.

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    At least one person was killed in the crash, which happened around 1:07 p.m. at West Cox Ferry Road, according to information from the South Carolina Highway Patrol's website.

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  • Breaking

    Police identify suspect following robbery at PNC Bank on North Oak Street

    Police identify suspect following robbery at PNC Bank on North Oak Street

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:54:50 GMT
    Donald Ragan Slattery (Source: MBPD)Donald Ragan Slattery (Source: MBPD)

    One man is in custody following a bank robbery that happened just after 12:30 p.m. Monday at the PNC Bank at 2513 N. Oak St., according to the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

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    One man is in custody following a bank robbery that happened just after 12:30 p.m. Monday at the PNC Bank at 2513 N. Oak St., according to the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

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  • Police: Man nearly drowns after falling in swash

    Police: Man nearly drowns after falling in swash

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:54:31 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A 35-year-old man nearly drowned after police say he fell into a swash Monday night.

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    A 35-year-old man nearly drowned after police say he fell into a swash Monday night.

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  • Conway police searching for indecent exposure suspect

    Conway police searching for indecent exposure suspect

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-08-14 16:43:37 GMT
    he Conway Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an indecent exposure suspect (Source: Conway PD)he Conway Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an indecent exposure suspect (Source: Conway PD)

    The Conway Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an indecent exposure suspect.

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    The Conway Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an indecent exposure suspect.

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  • Coroner identifies man found in surf at Myrtle Beach State Park

    Coroner identifies man found in surf at Myrtle Beach State Park

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:03:25 GMT
    The body of an adult male was found in the surf Monday at the Myrtle Beach State Park (Source: WMBF News)The body of an adult male was found in the surf Monday at the Myrtle Beach State Park (Source: WMBF News)

    The body of an adult male was found in the surf Monday at the Myrtle Beach State Park, according to Cpt. John Harrelson with the Horry County Police Department.

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    The body of an adult male was found in the surf Monday at the Myrtle Beach State Park, according to Cpt. John Harrelson with the Horry County Police Department.

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  • Horry County to conduct mosquito aerial spray

    Horry County to conduct mosquito aerial spray

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:28:03 GMT
    An aerial spray is set to cover the Bucksport, Pee Dee Highway, Pitch Landing and Highway 378 areas on August 14 and 15 (Source: WMBF News)An aerial spray is set to cover the Bucksport, Pee Dee Highway, Pitch Landing and Highway 378 areas on August 14 and 15 (Source: WMBF News)
    An aerial spray is set to cover the Bucksport, Pee Dee Highway, Pitch Landing and Highway 378 areas on August 14 and 15 (Source: WMBF News)An aerial spray is set to cover the Bucksport, Pee Dee Highway, Pitch Landing and Highway 378 areas on August 14 and 15 (Source: WMBF News)

    The summer showers have fueled the mosquito population. As a result, Horry County officials are working to stay on top of the issue to keep you safe. An aerial spray is set to cover the Bucksport, Pee Dee Highway, Pitch Landing and Highway 378 areas on August 14 and 15, weather permitting.

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    The summer showers have fueled the mosquito population. As a result, Horry County officials are working to stay on top of the issue to keep you safe. An aerial spray is set to cover the Bucksport, Pee Dee Highway, Pitch Landing and Highway 378 areas on August 14 and 15, weather permitting.

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  • Surfside Beach Planning Commission defers votes on entertainment district, mixed-use district

    Surfside Beach Planning Commission defers votes on entertainment district, mixed-use district

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-08-14 09:25:17 GMT
    The Surfside Beach Planning Commission met Monday night. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)The Surfside Beach Planning Commission met Monday night. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)
    The Surfside Beach Planning Commission met Monday night. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)The Surfside Beach Planning Commission met Monday night. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)

    The Surfside Beach Planning Commission met Monday night to discuss an entertainment district and a mixed-use district that could significantly change the look of Surfside Beach.

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    The Surfside Beach Planning Commission met Monday night to discuss an entertainment district and a mixed-use district that could significantly change the look of Surfside Beach.

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  • Loris police search for two men who stole from an area store

    Loris police search for two men who stole from an area store

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-08-14 03:22:46 GMT
    Loris police are seeking to identify the two men in hats in reference to a theft from a local business. (Source: Loris Police Department via Facebook)Loris police are seeking to identify the two men in hats in reference to a theft from a local business. (Source: Loris Police Department via Facebook)
    Loris police are seeking to identify the two men in hats in reference to a theft from a local business. (Source: Loris Police Department via Facebook)Loris police are seeking to identify the two men in hats in reference to a theft from a local business. (Source: Loris Police Department via Facebook)

    Loris police are asking for the public’s help in locating two people who reportedly stole from a local business.

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    Loris police are asking for the public’s help in locating two people who reportedly stole from a local business.

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  • Simulator shows the split-second decisions Hartsville police must make

    Simulator shows the split-second decisions Hartsville police must make

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:21 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:21:25 GMT
    Officers use a simulator to practice both using and avoid using force. (Source: WMBF News)Officers use a simulator to practice both using and avoid using force. (Source: WMBF News)
    Officers use simulator to practice using and avoiding force (Source: WMBF News)Officers use simulator to practice using and avoiding force (Source: WMBF News)

    The Hartsville Police Department began their response to resistance training, which focuses on de-escalating potentially dangerous situations.

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    The Hartsville Police Department began their response to resistance training, which focuses on de-escalating potentially dangerous situations.

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  • Disturbing schools law amended after decades of being 'unconstitutionally vague'

    Disturbing schools law amended after decades of being 'unconstitutionally vague'

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:03:31 GMT
    The disturbing schools law has been amended to remove the misdemeanor portion. (Source: WMBF News)The disturbing schools law has been amended to remove the misdemeanor portion. (Source: WMBF News)
    Amended disturbing schools law to remove misdemeanorAmended disturbing schools law to remove misdemeanor

    An amended disturbing schools law is aimed at protecting students from criminal charges. If a child acts out in class, they’ll no longer be charged with a disturbing schools misdemeanor.

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    An amended disturbing schools law is aimed at protecting students from criminal charges. If a child acts out in class, they’ll no longer be charged with a disturbing schools misdemeanor.

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  • Man goes for swim after drinking heavily, arrested back on shore

    Man goes for swim after drinking heavily, arrested back on shore

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:21:26 GMT
    Source: Raycom MediaSource: Raycom Media
    Source: Raycom MediaSource: Raycom Media

    A swimmer who had been drinking throughout the day was arrested Monday evening after allegedly fighting with North Myrtle Beach public safety officers who were trying to rescue him from the ocean

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    A swimmer who had been drinking throughout the day was arrested Monday evening after allegedly fighting with North Myrtle Beach public safety officers who were trying to rescue him from the ocean

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  • Buses now need permission to travel on private roads

    Buses now need permission to travel on private roads

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:43:12 GMT
    Source: Erin EdwardsSource: Erin Edwards

    Parents in the Horry County School District are concerned after receiving a letter that states they need permission to allow buses to travel on privately-owned streets.

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    Parents in the Horry County School District are concerned after receiving a letter that states they need permission to allow buses to travel on privately-owned streets.

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  • Timmonsville police look for missing man last seen on Aug. 4

    Timmonsville police look for missing man last seen on Aug. 4

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:19:52 GMT
    Delonte Rouse (Source: Timmonsville Police Department)Delonte Rouse (Source: Timmonsville Police Department)
    Delonte Rouse (Source: Timmonsville Police Department)Delonte Rouse (Source: Timmonsville Police Department)

    Timmmonsville police are looking for a missing man who was last seen on Aug. 4.

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    Timmmonsville police are looking for a missing man who was last seen on Aug. 4.

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  • Smoke shop weary of proposed Myrtle Beach ordinance

    Smoke shop weary of proposed Myrtle Beach ordinance

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:43:55 GMT
    Myrtle Beach City Council will hear a proposal to enact an entertainment overlay district. (Source: Marissa Tansino)Myrtle Beach City Council will hear a proposal to enact an entertainment overlay district. (Source: Marissa Tansino)
    City council to hear proposal to enact entertainment overlay district (Source: Marissa Tansino).City council to hear proposal to enact entertainment overlay district (Source: Marissa Tansino).

    You could start seeing smoke shops, tobacco shops and the sale of vapor products disappear from downtown if council decides to move forward with an entertainment overlay district.

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    You could start seeing smoke shops, tobacco shops and the sale of vapor products disappear from downtown if council decides to move forward with an entertainment overlay district.

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  • Man charged after allegedly stabbing two in the neck with scissors at Myrtle Beach motel

    Man charged after allegedly stabbing two in the neck with scissors at Myrtle Beach motel

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:00:51 GMT
    Robert Benjamin Brown (Source: MBPD)Robert Benjamin Brown (Source: MBPD)

    Myrtle Beach police have charged a man after he allegedly stabbed two people in their necks with a pair of scissors over the weekend.

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    Myrtle Beach police have charged a man after he allegedly stabbed two people in their necks with a pair of scissors over the weekend.

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  • Myrtle Beach man arrested, charged following alleged assault

    Myrtle Beach man arrested, charged following alleged assault

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-08-13 16:44:25 GMT
    Nathan Ray Tryon (Source: JRLDC)Nathan Ray Tryon (Source: JRLDC)
    Nathan Ray Tryon (Source: JRLDC)Nathan Ray Tryon (Source: JRLDC)

    A Myrtle Beach man was arrested Sunday in connection to an alleged assault on August 4.

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    A Myrtle Beach man was arrested Sunday in connection to an alleged assault on August 4.

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  • Burnis Wilkins expected to resign from Lumberton City Council

    Burnis Wilkins expected to resign from Lumberton City Council

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:55:03 GMT
    Robeson County Sheriff Elect Burnis Wilkins (Source: WMBF News)Robeson County Sheriff Elect Burnis Wilkins (Source: WMBF News)

    Councilman Burnis Wilkins is expected to resign his position Monday from the Lumberton City Council, according to a resignation letter.

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    Councilman Burnis Wilkins is expected to resign his position Monday from the Lumberton City Council, according to a resignation letter.

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  • Crews fight overnight fire in Mt. Olive community

    Crews fight overnight fire in Mt. Olive community

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:50:44 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    Crews battled a house fire overnight in the Mt. Olive community, according to a news release from the Loris Fire Department.

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    Crews battled a house fire overnight in the Mt. Olive community, according to a news release from the Loris Fire Department.

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  • Deputies: Man armed with pellet gun travels by taxi to rob Pawleys Island convenience store

    Deputies: Man armed with pellet gun travels by taxi to rob Pawleys Island convenience store

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:27:34 GMT
    Patrick Owen Rodgers II (Source: GCSO)Patrick Owen Rodgers II (Source: GCSO)

    A man armed with a pellet gun was arrested early-Monday morning after allegedly robbing alcoholic beverages from a Pawleys Island convenience store.

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    A man armed with a pellet gun was arrested early-Monday morning after allegedly robbing alcoholic beverages from a Pawleys Island convenience store.

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  • Myrtle Beach couple hopes to turn their historic home into bed and breakfast

    Myrtle Beach couple hopes to turn their historic home into bed and breakfast

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:14:44 GMT
    One couple who owns a house in one of the most historic neighborhoods in Myrtle Beach wants to open up their home for visitors (Source: WMBF News)One couple who owns a house in one of the most historic neighborhoods in Myrtle Beach wants to open up their home for visitors (Source: WMBF News)

    Myrtle Beach offers tourists many great accommodations to explore the city. However, one couple who owns a house in one of the most historic neighborhoods in Myrtle Beach wants to open up their home for visitors.

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    Myrtle Beach offers tourists many great accommodations to explore the city. However, one couple who owns a house in one of the most historic neighborhoods in Myrtle Beach wants to open up their home for visitors.

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  • Carney Strong Initiative continue donations to rural fire departments

    Carney Strong Initiative continue donations to rural fire departments

    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-08-13 00:53:28 GMT
    Lillian and Kristine donate supplies to Midway Fire Rescue (Source: WMBF News)Lillian and Kristine donate supplies to Midway Fire Rescue (Source: WMBF News)
    Lillian and Kristine donate supplies to Midway Fire Rescue (Source: WMBF News)Lillian and Kristine donate supplies to Midway Fire Rescue (Source: WMBF News)

    PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WMBF) -- It’s been nearly a year since Midway Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Josh Carney died battling cancer. Sunday, his family and fellow firefighters are kept his name and legacy alive, by raising awareness of firefighter occupational cancer, meaning cancer that may be linked to being a firefighter.  “I don’t want anyone’s wife to go through this,” said Lillian Carney, Josh’s wife. That emotional message i...

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    PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WMBF) -- It’s been nearly a year since Midway Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Josh Carney died battling cancer. Sunday, his family and fellow firefighters are kept his name and legacy alive, by raising awareness of firefighter occupational cancer, meaning cancer that may be linked to being a firefighter.  “I don’t want anyone’s wife to go through this,” said Lillian Carney, Josh’s wife. That emotional message i...

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  • Marion County man dies in crash Sunday

    Marion County man dies in crash Sunday

    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-08-13 00:48:26 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — A man was killed Sunday after a car crash on Highway 41 South near 41 Grocery in Marion County. According to the Marion County Coroner's Office 44-year-old Christopher Wimbs was driving when he ran off the side of the road and struck a tree. Wimbs was ejected from the vehicle before being rushed to Carolina Hospital Systems in Marion where he later died.  Wimbs was a native of Marion. An autopsy is expected sometime this week.  Copyri...More >>
    MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — A man was killed Sunday after a car crash on Highway 41 South near 41 Grocery in Marion County. According to the Marion County Coroner's Office 44-year-old Christopher Wimbs was driving when he ran off the side of the road and struck a tree. Wimbs was ejected from the vehicle before being rushed to Carolina Hospital Systems in Marion where he later died.  Wimbs was a native of Marion. An autopsy is expected sometime this week.  Copyri...More >>
  • Car catches fire outside Darlington County Jail

    Car catches fire outside Darlington County Jail

    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-08-13 00:26:18 GMT
    SOURCE: Lorie StokesSOURCE: Lorie Stokes
    SOURCE: Lorie StokesSOURCE: Lorie Stokes
    DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — No one was hurt Sunday after a car caught on fire in the parking lot outside the Darlington County Jail. The blaze engulfed another car before Darlington County Fire Department responded around 7:00 p.m. according to Lt. Kilgo.  Chief Ricky Flowers confirmed there was no firearm found in the vehicle. According to Chief Flowers the loud popping noise heard in the video could be a result of magnesium on the dashboard combusting. Authorities sa...More >>
    DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — No one was hurt Sunday after a car caught on fire in the parking lot outside the Darlington County Jail. The blaze engulfed another car before Darlington County Fire Department responded around 7:00 p.m. according to Lt. Kilgo.  Chief Ricky Flowers confirmed there was no firearm found in the vehicle. According to Chief Flowers the loud popping noise heard in the video could be a result of magnesium on the dashboard combusting. Authorities sa...More >>
  • Marlboro County man arrested for burglary in Clio community

    Marlboro County man arrested for burglary in Clio community

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:55:46 GMT
    Man arrested and charged with various burglary and theft charges. — SOURCE: Marlboro County Sheriffs OfficeMan arrested and charged with various burglary and theft charges. — SOURCE: Marlboro County Sheriffs Office
    Man arrested and charged with various burglary and theft charges. — SOURCE: Marlboro County Sheriffs OfficeMan arrested and charged with various burglary and theft charges. — SOURCE: Marlboro County Sheriffs Office
    MARLBORO COUNTY, SC (WMBF) —  A man is behind bars Sunday after being arrested and charged in connection to a burglary in the Clio section of Marlboro County.  According to the Marlboro County Sheriffs Office 19-year-old Tyrone Hykine McDougal is charged with burglary, malicious Injury to real property, petit larceny and criminal conspiracy for breaking into a home and stealing various items. Authoties say the items have sine been recovered and returne...More >>
    MARLBORO COUNTY, SC (WMBF) —  A man is behind bars Sunday after being arrested and charged in connection to a burglary in the Clio section of Marlboro County.  According to the Marlboro County Sheriffs Office 19-year-old Tyrone Hykine McDougal is charged with burglary, malicious Injury to real property, petit larceny and criminal conspiracy for breaking into a home and stealing various items. Authoties say the items have sine been recovered and returne...More >>
  • Conway Fire responds to blaze at Jersey Mike's Subs

    Conway Fire responds to blaze at Jersey Mike's Subs

    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:55:11 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) — The Conway Fire Department is controlling the scene Sunday after a fire broke out in the kitchen of Jersey Mikes Subs in Conway. According to a short series of tweets from the department on Sunday the blaze was quickly subdued while no person was injured. The fire at Jersey Mike’s Subs is under control. Fire is contained to the kitchen. — Conway Fire SC (@CityOfConwayFD) August 12, 2018 Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.More >>
    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) — The Conway Fire Department is controlling the scene Sunday after a fire broke out in the kitchen of Jersey Mikes Subs in Conway. According to a short series of tweets from the department on Sunday the blaze was quickly subdued while no person was injured. The fire at Jersey Mike’s Subs is under control. Fire is contained to the kitchen. — Conway Fire SC (@CityOfConwayFD) August 12, 2018 Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Horry County law enforcement team up for community outreach

    Horry County law enforcement team up for community outreach

    Saturday, August 11 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-08-11 23:54:25 GMT
    Officers teach kids that they’re friends not to be feared (Source: WMBF News)Officers teach kids that they’re friends not to be feared (Source: WMBF News)

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) -- Creating better relationships between police officers and their community, that’s the focus for the Community Law Enforcement Appreciation Committee. Saturday afternoon, law enforcement agencies from across Horry County took part in the community outreach, teaching kids that they’re friends not to be feared. “I’m a retired officer from Baltimore City, 31 years, we need to have a clear understanding between police and kids ...

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) -- Creating better relationships between police officers and their community, that’s the focus for the Community Law Enforcement Appreciation Committee. Saturday afternoon, law enforcement agencies from across Horry County took part in the community outreach, teaching kids that they’re friends not to be feared. “I’m a retired officer from Baltimore City, 31 years, we need to have a clear understanding between police and kids ...

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  • Sen. Hembree breathing and talking without ventilator

    Sen. Hembree breathing and talking without ventilator

    Saturday, August 11 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-08-11 22:08:08 GMT
    S.C. Sen. Greg Hembree (Source: Greg Hembree for Senate website)S.C. Sen. Greg Hembree (Source: Greg Hembree for Senate website)

    South Carolina State Sen. Greg Hembree is in stable condition almost two weeks after being admitted to the hospital for a potential brain aneurysm and several days after being placed in a medically-induced coma

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    South Carolina State Sen. Greg Hembree is in stable condition almost two weeks after being admitted to the hospital for a potential brain aneurysm and several days after being placed in a medically-induced coma

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  • Police: Couple stole steaks from Pawleys Publix

    Police: Couple stole steaks from Pawleys Publix

    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-08-11 16:25:30 GMT
    Woman accused of shoplifting from Pawleys Island Publix — SOURCE: Georgetown Sheriffs OfficeWoman accused of shoplifting from Pawleys Island Publix — SOURCE: Georgetown Sheriffs Office
    Woman accused of shoplifting from Pawleys Island Publix — SOURCE: Georgetown Sheriffs OfficeWoman accused of shoplifting from Pawleys Island Publix — SOURCE: Georgetown Sheriffs Office
    PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WMBF) — The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help Saturday identifying two people accused of stealing steaks from a grocery store.  Authorities say the couple pictured below is responsible for the theft which happened in mid July.  Georgetown County Sheriff's Office Anyone with information about the identity of those pictured is asked to call the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office at 843-546-5102....More >>
    PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WMBF) — The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help Saturday identifying two people accused of stealing steaks from a grocery store.  Authorities say the couple pictured below is responsible for the theft which happened in mid July.  Georgetown County Sheriff's Office Anyone with information about the identity of those pictured is asked to call the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office at 843-546-5102....More >>
  • NC Election Board investigating alleged voter fraud in Robeson County

    NC Election Board investigating alleged voter fraud in Robeson County

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:56:02 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) — The North Carolina State Board of Elections & Ethics Enforcement announced Friday that investigators are reviewing alleged misconduct by individuals at voter registration drives across the state. Robeson County is on the list of counties under investigation as well as New Hanover, and Pitt Counties.  According to a press release, the board received multiple reports of misconduct including individuals posing as voting offi...More >>
    ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) — The North Carolina State Board of Elections & Ethics Enforcement announced Friday that investigators are reviewing alleged misconduct by individuals at voter registration drives across the state. Robeson County is on the list of counties under investigation as well as New Hanover, and Pitt Counties.  According to a press release, the board received multiple reports of misconduct including individuals posing as voting offi...More >>
  • Oyster renewal project in Cherry Grove showing promising results

    Oyster renewal project in Cherry Grove showing promising results

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:37:08 GMT
    Oyster mitigation has yeilded results just 3 months into a 3 year project. — SOURCE: City of North Myrtle BeachOyster mitigation has yeilded results just 3 months into a 3 year project. — SOURCE: City of North Myrtle Beach

    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Following the dredging of Cherry Grove Canals in May the city of North Myrtle Beach was required to create new oyster beds to replace those removed during the dredging project. About one million new oyster shells were placed throughout the two acre marsh area in order to stimulate the reattachment of new oysters in the new habitat. Just three months into the process North Myrtle Beach officials say the process is already yielding positi...

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    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Following the dredging of Cherry Grove Canals in May the city of North Myrtle Beach was required to create new oyster beds to replace those removed during the dredging project. About one million new oyster shells were placed throughout the two acre marsh area in order to stimulate the reattachment of new oysters in the new habitat. Just three months into the process North Myrtle Beach officials say the process is already yielding positi...

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  • Man killed in overnight crash in Laurinburg

    Man killed in overnight crash in Laurinburg

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:42:02 GMT
    Source: Raycom MediaSource: Raycom Media

    SCOTLAND COUNTY, NC (WMBF) — A man was killed early Saturday morning after driving off the side of the road. According to NC Highway Patrol Vann Hodges, 47, drove off the right side of the road before hitting a tree and flipping his vehicle. The incident happened around 12:34 a.m. near 501 and Plant Road according to authorities.  NC Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. WMBF News will continue to update this story as more information comes available.&n...

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    SCOTLAND COUNTY, NC (WMBF) — A man was killed early Saturday morning after driving off the side of the road. According to NC Highway Patrol Vann Hodges, 47, drove off the right side of the road before hitting a tree and flipping his vehicle. The incident happened around 12:34 a.m. near 501 and Plant Road according to authorities.  NC Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. WMBF News will continue to update this story as more information comes available.&n...

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  • Woman wanted in connection to July robbery at Coastal Grand Mall

    Woman wanted in connection to July robbery at Coastal Grand Mall

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:07:44 GMT
    Smith is one of three women accused of robbing the Hollister store at Coastal Grand Mall. —  SOURCE: Myrtle Beach Police P2CSmith is one of three women accused of robbing the Hollister store at Coastal Grand Mall. — SOURCE: Myrtle Beach Police P2C

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — A woman is still wanted Saturday for her role in a late July strong armed robbery at a store in the Coastal Grand Mall.  According to police, Crystal Renee Smith, 31, was one of three women involved in a July 21 robbery at the Holster store inside the mall. The police report says Smith and the two other women entered the store and began attempting to remove and hide security tags from certain items of clothing.  Myrtle Beach Police Departm...

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    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — A woman is still wanted Saturday for her role in a late July strong armed robbery at a store in the Coastal Grand Mall.  According to police, Crystal Renee Smith, 31, was one of three women involved in a July 21 robbery at the Holster store inside the mall. The police report says Smith and the two other women entered the store and began attempting to remove and hide security tags from certain items of clothing.  Myrtle Beach Police Departm...

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  • ‘She was my angel in disguise:’ Family remembers Conway woman killed in head-on crash

    ‘She was my angel in disguise:’ Family remembers Conway woman killed in head-on crash

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-08-11 03:43:00 GMT
    Gwendolyn Brantley, 44, died in a head-on collision on U.S. 701 Thursday afternoon. (Source: Erica Alston)Gwendolyn Brantley, 44, died in a head-on collision on U.S. 701 Thursday afternoon. (Source: Erica Alston)
    Gwendolyn Brantley, 44, died in a head-on collision on U.S. 701 Thursday afternoon. (Source: Erica Alston)Gwendolyn Brantley, 44, died in a head-on collision on U.S. 701 Thursday afternoon. (Source: Erica Alston)

    On Thursday, 44-year-old Gwendolyn Brantley was killed in a head-on collision on S.C. 707.

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    On Thursday, 44-year-old Gwendolyn Brantley was killed in a head-on collision on S.C. 707.

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  • Driver charged after a crash on U.S. 701 near Bucksport leaves one dead

    Driver charged after a crash on U.S. 701 near Bucksport leaves one dead

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-08-11 03:42:10 GMT
    Source: Google MapsSource: Google Maps

    One person was killed and another injured in a crash Thursday afternoon on U.S. 17 near Shelly Farm Road in the Bucksport area.

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    One person was killed and another injured in a crash Thursday afternoon on U.S. 17 near Shelly Farm Road in the Bucksport area.

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  • HCS increase heat safety regulations, gate security for football season

    HCS increase heat safety regulations, gate security for football season

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-08-11 03:08:44 GMT
    Hydration is key during the heat wave months (Source: WMBF News)Hydration is key during the heat wave months (Source: WMBF News)
    Hydration is key during the heat wave months (Source: WMBF News)Hydration is key during the heat wave months (Source: WMBF News)

    It was a fun night of football at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium on Friday, but players and coaches aren’t the only ones putting in the work this season.

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    It was a fun night of football at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium on Friday, but players and coaches aren’t the only ones putting in the work this season.

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  • Coke and peanuts: Southern tradition brought back into the limelight

    Coke and peanuts: Southern tradition brought back into the limelight

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:43:52 GMT
    This Southern staple has witnessed a return to the limelight. (Source: Aaron Ladd/WMBF)This Southern staple has witnessed a return to the limelight. (Source: Aaron Ladd/WMBF)
    Source: Aaron Ladd/WMBFSource: Aaron Ladd/WMBF

    A classic combo has been brought back into the limelight this week thanks to a viral video. That combo is peanuts and Coke - but together, in the same bottle!

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    A classic combo has been brought back into the limelight this week thanks to a viral video. That combo is peanuts and Coke - but together, in the same bottle!

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  • Coronal Energy to invest $15 million in Florence County solar center

    Coronal Energy to invest $15 million in Florence County solar center

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:28 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:28:56 GMT
    Source: Florence County.comSource: Florence County.com

    Coronal Energy, an independent solar power and energy storage provider, announced Thursday plans for the construction of a new solar project in Florence County.

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    Coronal Energy, an independent solar power and energy storage provider, announced Thursday plans for the construction of a new solar project in Florence County.

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  • MYR changes handicap parking policy

    MYR changes handicap parking policy

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:38:32 GMT
    The new policy went into effect Monday. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)The new policy went into effect Monday. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)
    The new policy went into effect Monday. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)The new policy went into effect Monday. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)

    The Myrtle Beach International Airport’s rule for handicapped parking has changed. Previously, anyone with a handicap placard could park for free for an unlimited amount of time.

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    The Myrtle Beach International Airport’s rule for handicapped parking has changed. Previously, anyone with a handicap placard could park for free for an unlimited amount of time.

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  • Breaking

    Case of measles confirmed in Georgetown County

    Case of measles confirmed in Georgetown County

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:21:37 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    A case of measles was confirmed in a Georgetown County resident on Friday.

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    A case of measles was confirmed in a Georgetown County resident on Friday.

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  • Judge: Jury could find Myrtle Beach knew of DEU’s no-knock policy that left man shot nine times, paralyzed

    Judge: Jury could find Myrtle Beach knew of DEU’s no-knock policy that left man shot nine times, paralyzed

    Friday, August 10 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-08-11 00:23:48 GMT
    Julian Betton displays his injuries after being shot nine times by police. (Source: WMBF News)Julian Betton displays his injuries after being shot nine times by police. (Source: WMBF News)
    Julian Betton displays his injuries after being shot nine times by police. (Source: WMBF News)Julian Betton displays his injuries after being shot nine times by police. (Source: WMBF News)

    A federal judge has ruled that a jury could find the city of Myrtle Beach shares responsibility for the 2015 actions of the Drug Enforcement Unit that left a man paralyzed after being shot nine times.

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    A federal judge has ruled that a jury could find the city of Myrtle Beach shares responsibility for the 2015 actions of the Drug Enforcement Unit that left a man paralyzed after being shot nine times.

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  • Increase in jellyfish, sharks seen along the Grand Strand

    Increase in jellyfish, sharks seen along the Grand Strand

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-08-10 22:55:16 GMT
    CCU grad students a tag lemon shark near Georgetown. (Source: Dan Abel)CCU grad students a tag lemon shark near Georgetown. (Source: Dan Abel)

    The National Weather Service has issued a beach hazard warning for the Grand Strand. This comes after the organization says they were alerted by Myrtle Beach lifeguard services about an increase in stings this week.

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    The National Weather Service has issued a beach hazard warning for the Grand Strand. This comes after the organization says they were alerted by Myrtle Beach lifeguard services about an increase in stings this week.

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  • Horry County Council to vote on resolution regarding impact fees Tuesday

    Horry County Council to vote on resolution regarding impact fees Tuesday

    Friday, August 10 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:37:18 GMT
    The fees will ultimately be passed down to the person buying that home in the new development. (Source: Marissa Tansino)The fees will ultimately be passed down to the person buying that home in the new development. (Source: Marissa Tansino)
    The fees will ultimately be passed down to the person buying that home in the new development (Source: Marissa Tansino).The fees will ultimately be passed down to the person buying that home in the new development (Source: Marissa Tansino).

    The Horry County Council is looking for a way to avoid increasing already established property taxes for infrastructure needs.

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    The Horry County Council is looking for a way to avoid increasing already established property taxes for infrastructure needs.

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  • Police charge man in 2016 armed robbery near Yaupon Drive

    Police charge man in 2016 armed robbery near Yaupon Drive

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:23:31 GMT
    Montavius Crawford (Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department)Montavius Crawford (Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department)
    Montavius Crawford (Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department)Montavius Crawford (Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department)

    Myrtle Beach police arrested a man Friday who was wanted in connection with a November 2016 armed robbery near Yaupon Drive.

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    Myrtle Beach police arrested a man Friday who was wanted in connection with a November 2016 armed robbery near Yaupon Drive.

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  • Solicitor's Office asks the state's highest court to allow a joint trial for Sidney, Tammy Moorer in October

    Solicitor's Office asks the state's highest court to allow a joint trial for Sidney, Tammy Moorer in October

    Friday, August 10 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:17:24 GMT
    Left: Sidney Moorer; Right: Tammy Moorer (Source: SCDOC/JRLDC)Left: Sidney Moorer; Right: Tammy Moorer (Source: SCDOC/JRLDC)

    In documents filed with the South Carolina Supreme Court that WMBF just obtained, the state’s highest court has been asked to decide how Tammy Moorer’s upcoming trial for kidnapping and conspiricy to kidnap should be handled.

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    In documents filed with the South Carolina Supreme Court that WMBF just obtained, the state’s highest court has been asked to decide how Tammy Moorer’s upcoming trial for kidnapping and conspiricy to kidnap should be handled.

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  • VIDEO: Conway teen sings order at McDonald’s drive-thru

    VIDEO: Conway teen sings order at McDonald’s drive-thru

    Friday, August 10 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:16:56 GMT
    Hennigan says she will be attending the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities in Greenville to finish high school where she’ll be majoring in music (Source: Cecily Hennigan)Hennigan says she will be attending the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities in Greenville to finish high school where she’ll be majoring in music (Source: Cecily Hennigan)

    A Conway teen’s rendition of the “McDonald’s drive-thru song” is going viral.

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    A Conway teen’s rendition of the “McDonald’s drive-thru song” is going viral.

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  • Attorney for man linked to Brittanee Drexel's disappearance wants him out of jail

    Attorney for man linked to Brittanee Drexel's disappearance wants him out of jail

    Friday, August 10 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:32:48 GMT
    Timothy De'Shaun Taylor. (Source: Charleston County Detention Center)Timothy De'Shaun Taylor. (Source: Charleston County Detention Center)

    The attorney for the man who the FBI says was involved in Brittanee Drexel’s disappearance and death wants his client out of jail while he waits for a final decision in an unrelated case.

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    The attorney for the man who the FBI says was involved in Brittanee Drexel’s disappearance and death wants his client out of jail while he waits for a final decision in an unrelated case.

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  • Police investigating after burned car with bullet holes discovered in Conway area

    Police investigating after burned car with bullet holes discovered in Conway area

    Friday, August 10 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:32:21 GMT
    Police are investigating after a burned vehicle with several bullet holes was found Friday morning in the Conway area (Source: WMBF News)Police are investigating after a burned vehicle with several bullet holes was found Friday morning in the Conway area (Source: WMBF News)

    Police are investigating after a burned vehicle with several bullet holes was found Friday morning in the Conway area, according to Cpt. John Harrelson with the Horry County Police Department. 

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    Police are investigating after a burned vehicle with several bullet holes was found Friday morning in the Conway area, according to Cpt. John Harrelson with the Horry County Police Department. 

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  • Developers hope to bring a 'destination recreation' complex to former golf course

    Developers hope to bring a 'destination recreation' complex to former golf course

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:25:18 GMT
    A proposed outdoor entertainment development and RV park is back on the table at the former Black Bear Golf Club in Longs (Source: WMBF News)A proposed outdoor entertainment development and RV park is back on the table at the former Black Bear Golf Club in Longs (Source: WMBF News)
    A proposed outdoor entertainment development and RV park is back on the table at the former Black Bear Golf Club in Longs (Source: WMBF News)A proposed outdoor entertainment development and RV park is back on the table at the former Black Bear Golf Club in Longs (Source: WMBF News)

    A proposed outdoor entertainment development and RV park is back on the table at the former Black Bear Golf Club in Longs that will bring in more jobs to the area.

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    A proposed outdoor entertainment development and RV park is back on the table at the former Black Bear Golf Club in Longs that will bring in more jobs to the area.

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  • Horry school district close to fully staffing bus driver vacancies

    Horry school district close to fully staffing bus driver vacancies

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-08-10 02:40:12 GMT
    HCS looks to fill the final four spots by the first day of school  (Source: WMBF News)HCS looks to fill the final four spots by the first day of school (Source: WMBF News)
    HCS looks to fill the final four spots by the first day of school  (Source: WMBF News)HCS looks to fill the final four spots by the first day of school (Source: WMBF News)

    From a pay increase to job recruitment fairs, Horry County Schools has gone to great lengths to keep and hire on more school bus drivers.

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    From a pay increase to job recruitment fairs, Horry County Schools has gone to great lengths to keep and hire on more school bus drivers.

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  • New business to take on geese problem using the 'Goosinator'

    New business to take on geese problem using the 'Goosinator'

    Thursday, August 9 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-08-09 23:54:40 GMT
    Lucy the Goosinator chases geese into a pond. (Source: Audrey Biesk)Lucy the Goosinator chases geese into a pond. (Source: Audrey Biesk)
    Lucy the Goosinator chases geese into pond.Lucy the Goosinator chases geese into pond.

    “No harm, no fowl” is the basis of a brand-new business buzzing through Myrtle Beach aimed at fixing the geese problem.

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    “No harm, no fowl” is the basis of a brand-new business buzzing through Myrtle Beach aimed at fixing the geese problem.

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  • Man charged after allegedly striking child with a plastic sword

    Man charged after allegedly striking child with a plastic sword

    Thursday, August 9 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-08-09 22:10:30 GMT
    Gustavo Dias (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)Gustavo Dias (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)
    Gustavo Dias (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)Gustavo Dias (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

    A Myrtle Beach man was arrested after allegedly hitting a 5-year-old boy with a plastic sword.

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    A Myrtle Beach man was arrested after allegedly hitting a 5-year-old boy with a plastic sword.

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  • New ordinance to add penalties to owners of unkempt property in Darlington

    New ordinance to add penalties to owners of unkempt property in Darlington

    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:53:34 GMT
    Vacant unkempt property on Sparks Street. (Source: WMBF News)Vacant unkempt property on Sparks Street. (Source: WMBF News)
    Vacant unkempt property on Sparks Street. (Source: WMBF News)Vacant unkempt property on Sparks Street. (Source: WMBF News)

    The city of Darlington is working on an ordinance that would add penalties for people who routinely have unkempt properties.

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    The city of Darlington is working on an ordinance that would add penalties for people who routinely have unkempt properties.

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  • Inlet Square Mall owner files lawsuit claiming operators are months behind on rent

    Inlet Square Mall owner files lawsuit claiming operators are months behind on rent

    Thursday, August 9 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-08-09 20:18:29 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    The owners of Inlet Square Mall have filed a lawsuit against the current operators, claiming they are two months behind on rent.

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    The owners of Inlet Square Mall have filed a lawsuit against the current operators, claiming they are two months behind on rent.

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  • No injuries reported after single-engine plane slides off runway at Florence airport

    No injuries reported after single-engine plane slides off runway at Florence airport

    Thursday, August 9 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-08-09 20:14:04 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    No injuries were reported after a single-engine plane slid off the side of the runway at the Florence Regional Airport on Thursday

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    No injuries were reported after a single-engine plane slid off the side of the runway at the Florence Regional Airport on Thursday

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  • VIDEO: Gator at Barefoot Landing snaps at dog

    VIDEO: Gator at Barefoot Landing snaps at dog

    Thursday, August 9 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-08-09 20:13:43 GMT
    An alligator at Barefoot Landing snapped at a dog Wednesday night (Source: Tee Dalton)An alligator at Barefoot Landing snapped at a dog Wednesday night (Source: Tee Dalton)

    That was close! An alligator at Barefoot Landing snapped at a dog Wednesday night - and it was all caught on camera.

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    That was close! An alligator at Barefoot Landing snapped at a dog Wednesday night - and it was all caught on camera.

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  • Police: Restaurant employee beat with club after paycheck dispute

    Police: Restaurant employee beat with club after paycheck dispute

    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-08-09 17:43:10 GMT
    Adel Mansour (Source: Myrtle Beach Jail)Adel Mansour (Source: Myrtle Beach Jail)

    A 55-year-old man was reportedly beat with a club Wednesday night after confronting his employer about not being paid for working nearly 100 hours, according to a Myrtle Beach Police Department incident report.

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    A 55-year-old man was reportedly beat with a club Wednesday night after confronting his employer about not being paid for working nearly 100 hours, according to a Myrtle Beach Police Department incident report.

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  • Doctors urge students to get back to school immunizations, some parents disagree

    Doctors urge students to get back to school immunizations, some parents disagree

    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-08-09 17:42:51 GMT
    As you prepare your kids for school, many doctors are urging you to add immunizations to your back to school list (Source: WMBF News)As you prepare your kids for school, many doctors are urging you to add immunizations to your back to school list (Source: WMBF News)

    Summertime is coming to an end, and parents and students are gearing up for the new school year. As you prepare your kids for school, many doctors are urging you to add immunizations to your back to school list. 

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    Summertime is coming to an end, and parents and students are gearing up for the new school year. As you prepare your kids for school, many doctors are urging you to add immunizations to your back to school list. 

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  • Two Dillon Co. residents plead guilty to unlawful conduct toward child

    Two Dillon Co. residents plead guilty to unlawful conduct toward child

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:55:19 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Two Dillon County residents will spend several years behind bars after pleading guilty this week to unlawful conduct toward a child, according to Dillon County Deputy Solicitor Shipp Daniels.

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    Two Dillon County residents will spend several years behind bars after pleading guilty this week to unlawful conduct toward a child, according to Dillon County Deputy Solicitor Shipp Daniels.

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  • Police investigating after one injured in Lumberton shooting

    Police investigating after one injured in Lumberton shooting

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:58:48 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Police are investigating after a 37-year-old man was shot Wednesday afternoon in Lumberton.

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    Police are investigating after a 37-year-old man was shot Wednesday afternoon in Lumberton.

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  • The Simpsons attraction set to open at Broadway

    The Simpsons attraction set to open at Broadway

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:58:24 GMT
    Characters from The Simpsons pose before the premiere of "The Simpsons Movie", Springfield, Vermont (Source: AP Images)Characters from The Simpsons pose before the premiere of "The Simpsons Movie", Springfield, Vermont (Source: AP Images)
    Characters from The Simpsons pose before the premiere of "The Simpsons Movie", Springfield, Vermont (Source: AP Images)Characters from The Simpsons pose before the premiere of "The Simpsons Movie", Springfield, Vermont (Source: AP Images)

    “The Simpsons in 4D” attraction featuring Springfield’s Kwik-E-Mart and Aztec Theater will be opening at Broadway at the Beach this summer. 

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    “The Simpsons in 4D” attraction featuring Springfield’s Kwik-E-Mart and Aztec Theater will be opening at Broadway at the Beach this summer. 

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  • Woman accused of stealing medication from person she cared for

    Woman accused of stealing medication from person she cared for

    Thursday, August 9 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-08-09 11:46:10 GMT
    Tiffany Lee Sealey (Source: Marlboro County Sheriff's Office)Tiffany Lee Sealey (Source: Marlboro County Sheriff's Office)
    Tiffany Lee Sealey (Source: Marlboro County Sheriff's Office)Tiffany Lee Sealey (Source: Marlboro County Sheriff's Office)

    A Bennettsville woman was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stealing medication from a person whom she was employed to care for, according to a news release from the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office.

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    A Bennettsville woman was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stealing medication from a person whom she was employed to care for, according to a news release from the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office.

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  • Horry County Schools to implement clear bag policy for football, basketball games

    Horry County Schools to implement clear bag policy for football, basketball games

    Thursday, August 9 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-08-09 10:52:50 GMT
    (Source: Horry County Schools)(Source: Horry County Schools)
    (Source: Horry County Schools)(Source: Horry County Schools)

    Horry County Schools will implement a clear bag policy for all football and basketball games effective August 16, according to an online post from the school district.

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    Horry County Schools will implement a clear bag policy for all football and basketball games effective August 16, according to an online post from the school district.

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  • Man reports golf cart as stolen after not getting mom’s permission to sell it

    Man reports golf cart as stolen after not getting mom’s permission to sell it

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:48:42 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A Georgetown County man’s report that a golf cart was stolen by two armed men turned out to be a lie, authorities say.

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    A Georgetown County man’s report that a golf cart was stolen by two armed men turned out to be a lie, authorities say.

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  • Residents express frustration about county line issue

    Residents express frustration about county line issue

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:48:10 GMT
    A vote could be held as late as November 2019 (Source: WMBF News)A vote could be held as late as November 2019 (Source: WMBF News)

    On Wednesday night, many residents showed frustration during a town hall meeting over an error made decades ago regarding the Horry and Georgetown County line.

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    On Wednesday night, many residents showed frustration during a town hall meeting over an error made decades ago regarding the Horry and Georgetown County line.

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  • Darlington County School District uses scholarship program to recruit teachers

    Darlington County School District uses scholarship program to recruit teachers

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:47:28 GMT
    2018 Classified Scholarship Recipients (Source: DCSD)2018 Classified Scholarship Recipients (Source: DCSD)

    The Darlington County School District has awarded more than $12,000 in scholarships to 12 employees working to earn initial teaching certification.

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    The Darlington County School District has awarded more than $12,000 in scholarships to 12 employees working to earn initial teaching certification.

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  • Breaking

    Over 600 without power in Florence County as storms roll through

    Over 600 without power in Florence County as storms roll through

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-08-09 02:37:47 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    Over 600 customers in Florence County are without power Wednesday night as strong storms move through the area.

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    Over 600 customers in Florence County are without power Wednesday night as strong storms move through the area.

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  • Plans for a theatre in the Superblock area still on the table

    Plans for a theatre in the Superblock area still on the table

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-08-09 02:31:40 GMT
    Properites on Main Street purchased for a proposed CCU theatre. (Source: Audrey Biesk)Properites on Main Street purchased for a proposed CCU theatre. (Source: Audrey Biesk)

    The Superblock area of downtown Myrtle Beach could still see a theatre for Coastal Carolina University’s use.

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    The Superblock area of downtown Myrtle Beach could still see a theatre for Coastal Carolina University’s use.

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  • SCHP gears up to get drivers ready for back to school season

    SCHP gears up to get drivers ready for back to school season

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-08-09 01:23:02 GMT
    "The roads are going to be more congested,” said Collins (Source: Marissa Tansino)."The roads are going to be more congested,” said Collins (Source: Marissa Tansino).
    "The roads are going to be more congested,” said Collins (Source: Marissa Tansino)."The roads are going to be more congested,” said Collins (Source: Marissa Tansino).

    As your kids get ready to fill their backpacks with notebooks and pencils, the South Carolina Highway Patrol is also gearing up for the back-to-school season.

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    As your kids get ready to fill their backpacks with notebooks and pencils, the South Carolina Highway Patrol is also gearing up for the back-to-school season.

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  • Myrtle Beach officer comes to rescue of dog stranded on small island

    Myrtle Beach officer comes to rescue of dog stranded on small island

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-08-08 23:53:48 GMT
    A Myrtle Beach officer rescued a small dog that became stranded Wednesday. (Source: MBPD)A Myrtle Beach officer rescued a small dog that became stranded Wednesday. (Source: MBPD)
    A Myrtle Beach officer rescued a small dog that became stranded Wednesday. (Source: MBPD)A Myrtle Beach officer rescued a small dog that became stranded Wednesday. (Source: MBPD)

    Myrtle Beach’s finest was on hand to help man’s best friend when it found itself in a little bit of trouble on Wednesday.

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    Myrtle Beach’s finest was on hand to help man’s best friend when it found itself in a little bit of trouble on Wednesday.

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  • Dozens of registered sex offenders do not have addresses

    Dozens of registered sex offenders do not have addresses

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-08-08 23:23:04 GMT
    There are 560 registered sex offenders in Horry County. (Source: HCSO/Erin Edwards)There are 560 registered sex offenders in Horry County. (Source: HCSO/Erin Edwards)
    Source: Erin EdwardsSource: Erin Edwards

    Dozens of the 560 registered sex offenders in Horry County are registered as homeless or without a specific address.

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    Dozens of the 560 registered sex offenders in Horry County are registered as homeless or without a specific address.

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  • WMBF celebrates 10 years: A look back at major stories

    WMBF celebrates 10 years: A look back at major stories

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-08-08 23:07:19 GMT
    The search for Brittanee Drexel was one of the big stories WMBF covered during its first 10 years. (Source: WMBF News/Drexel family)The search for Brittanee Drexel was one of the big stories WMBF covered during its first 10 years. (Source: WMBF News/Drexel family)
    The search for Brittanee Drexel was one of the big stories WMBF covered during its first 10 years. (Source: WMBF News/Drexel family)The search for Brittanee Drexel was one of the big stories WMBF covered during its first 10 years. (Source: WMBF News/Drexel family)

    You may remember Aug. 8, 2008 was our first day on the air here at WMBF News. In the past 10 years, we've covered thousands of stories in your backyard. We've followed some of those stories to Los Angeles, even Haiti. 

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    You may remember Aug. 8, 2008 was our first day on the air here at WMBF News. In the past 10 years, we've covered thousands of stories in your backyard. We've followed some of those stories to Los Angeles, even Haiti. 

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  • Breaking

    Two robbed by a man on a bicycle carrying a gun in Pawleys Island area

    Two robbed by a man on a bicycle carrying a gun in Pawleys Island area

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-08-08 22:43:49 GMT
    Source: Raycom MediaSource: Raycom Media

    Georgetown County deputies are investigating an armed robbery that happened in the Pawleys Island area Wednesday afternoon.

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