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  • Consider This: Smoke Detectors

    Consider This: Smoke Detectors

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:20:06 GMT
    Two tragedies this week should be a reminder of the importance of checking to make sure you have working smoke detectors in your home.   Consider This: Besides checking to make sure your smoke detectorsMore >>
    Two tragedies this week should be a reminder of the importance of checking to make sure you have working smoke detectors in your home.More >>
  • Consider This: April Racing

    Consider This: April Racing

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-04-10 21:25:11 GMT
    When you make major changes to a major event you take a big risk. However, it looks like the change in Darlington was the right decision.  Consider This: Many people say Darlington is NASCAR's versionMore >>
    When you make major changes to a major event you take a big risk. However, it looks like the change in Darlington was the right decision.More >>
  • Consider This: Celebrating with violence

    Consider This: Celebrating with violence

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-04-08 21:25:04 GMT
    It's very exciting when your school wins a national championship or your favorite professional team captures the league title. But celebrating can quickly turn ugly… win or lose. Consider This: U ConnMore >>
    It's very exciting when your school wins a national championship or your favorite professional team captures the league title. But celebrating can quickly turn ugly… win or lose.More >>
  • Consider This: Donating Blood...Thank you!

    Consider This: Donating Blood...Thank you!

    Thursday, March 27 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-03-27 21:35:04 GMT
    You've done it again. You've reminded everyone that when it comes to giving, we live in an area where people are willing to help. Consider This: Because you volunteered and rolled up your sleeves, theMore >>
    Because you volunteered and rolled up your sleeves, the American Red Cross now has 170 pints of blood that they can use to help save a life...or with that many pints, it's actually lives.
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  • Consider This: Donate Blood

    Consider This: Donate Blood

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-03-25 21:36:38 GMT
    On Wednesday, we are holding our annual Swing into Giving blood drive. This year the collection sites are located in Florence at Magnolia Mall and in Myrtle Beach at Coastal Grand Mall. Consider This: AccordingMore >>
    On Wednesday, we are holding our annual Swing into Giving blood drive. This year the collection sites are located in Florence at Magnolia Mall and in Myrtle Beach at Coastal Grand Mall.More >>
  • Consider This: Cleaning up Horry County

    Consider This: Cleaning up Horry County

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-03-19 14:15:06 GMT
    Along the Grand Strand a healthy tourism industry means successful, profitable businesses and lots of jobs. Right now the millions of guests who impact this important industry are greeted by unkempt, trashyMore >>
    Along the Grand Strand a healthy tourism industry means successful, profitable businesses and lots of jobs. Right now the millions of guests who impact this important industry are greeted by unkempt, trashy roads.More >>
  • Consider This: Marine Industrial Park

    Consider This: Marine Industrial Park

    Friday, March 14 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-03-14 19:21:36 GMT
    The Grand Strand does not have an interstate. The Grand Strand's railroad has been inactive for the past few years. What the Grand Strand does have is access to the water version of an interstate and railroad,More >>
    The Grand Strand does not have an interstate. The Grand Strand's railroad has been inactive for the past few years. What the Grand Strand does have is access to the water version of an interstate and railroad, the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean.More >>
  • Consider This: Coastal Carolina Athletics

    Consider This: Coastal Carolina Athletics

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-03-11 21:45:07 GMT
    The CCU football team made history this past fall with its playoff run and now the CCU basketball team has earned a trip to the Big Dance, its first appearance since 1993. The baseball team has been aMore >>
    The CCU football team made history this past fall with its playoff run and now the CCU basketball team has earned a trip to the Big Dance, its first appearance since 1993.More >>
  • Consider This: North Myrtle Beach Sports Tourism

    Consider This: North Myrtle Beach Sports Tourism

    Thursday, March 6 2014 5:25 PM EST2014-03-06 22:25:09 GMT
    The new multi-million dollar North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex is open and events are underway. Most of the funding for the new facility came from a millage increase, but that small investmentMore >>
    The new multi-million dollar North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex is open and events are underway. Most of the funding for the new facility came from a millage increase, but that small investment will provide a significant return over time.More >>
  • Consider This: Burning Storm Debris

    Consider This: Burning Storm Debris

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 5:45 PM EST2014-03-04 22:45:11 GMT
    It might not feel like it right now, but spring will be here in a matter of days. That means conditions will be favorable for fires to get out of control and spread quickly. Consider This: We're alwaysMore >>
    It might not feel like it right now, but spring will be here in a matter of days. That means conditions will be favorable for fires to get out of control and spread quickly.More >>
  • Consider This: Beach Tent Ban

    Consider This: Beach Tent Ban

    Thursday, February 27 2014 5:25 PM EST2014-02-27 22:25:09 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - In the coming weeks North Myrtle Beach will most likely pass a new ordinance banning tents on the beach. Horry County and Myrtle Beach are closely watching that decision and couldMore >>
    In the coming weeks North Myrtle Beach will most likely pass a new ordinance banning tents on the beach. Horry County and Myrtle Beach are closely watching that decision and could enact similar bans.More >>
  • Consider This: Your Feedback

    Consider This: Your Feedback

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 5:31 PM EST2014-02-25 22:31:11 GMT
    Two recent editorials – Closing Whispering Pines golf course and making up the missed school days – sparked a lot of feedback. Regarding the future of the Whispering Pines Gary says, "I do not agree withMore >>
    Two recent editorials – Closing Whispering Pines golf course and making up the missed school days – sparked a lot of feedback.More >>
  • Consider This: Making Up School Days

    Consider This: Making Up School Days

    Thursday, February 20 2014 5:48 PM EST2014-02-20 22:48:36 GMT
    Area schools are making decisions on making up missed days due to the recent severe weather. Some schools had a few make-up days included in calendar, but two weeks of icy weather meant the schools hadMore >>
    Area schools are making decisions on making up missed days due to the recent severe weather. Some schools had a few make-up days included in calendar, but two weeks of icy weather meant the schools had to close for more days than expected.More >>
  • Consider This: Whispering Pines

    Consider This: Whispering Pines

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 5:25 PM EST2014-02-18 22:25:07 GMT
    There are nearly 100 golf courses in our area and the majority of those courses are open to the public. That's unlike many communities where public play is limited to one or two municipal courses and inMore >>
    The city of Myrtle Beach is trying to decide what to do with its Whispering Pines golf facility. Since taking over the course from the Air Force it has struggled and has been a drain on city resources.More >>
  • Consider This: Severe Winter Weather Closings

    Consider This: Severe Winter Weather Closings

    Thursday, January 30 2014 5:25 PM EST2014-01-30 22:25:03 GMT
    We don't have severe winter weather very often, but when we do it creates lots of issues. And many people like to second guess the decisions of area school administrators when they cancel classes. ConsiderMore >>
    We don't have severe winter weather very often, but when we do it creates lots of issues. Any many people like to second guess the decisions of area school administrators when they cancel classes.More >>
  • Consider This: Your Feedback

    Consider This: Your Feedback

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 5:25 PM EST2014-01-21 22:25:08 GMT
    Here is some of your feedback in response to recent Consider This topics: Regarding a possible solution to overcrowding in Horry County Schools, Amanda writes, "Absolutely- building new facilities isMore >>
    In today's Consider This segment, WMBF News General Manager Ted Fortenberry responds to some of your feedback from recent weeks.More >>
  • Consider This: Demolishing Blighted Buildings

    Consider This: Demolishing Blighted Buildings

    Thursday, January 16 2014 5:30 PM EST2014-01-16 22:30:11 GMT
    Some of the abandoned hotels in Myrtle Beach are being demolished, and that's good news for a lot of reasons. Consider This: When a building sits empty it begins to decay and often attracts activityMore >>
    Some of the abandoned hotels in Myrtle Beach are being demolished, and that's good news for a lot of reasons.More >>
  • Consider This: Horry County Schools

    Consider This: Horry County Schools

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 5:31 PM EST2014-01-14 22:31:44 GMT
    Horry County school officials are struggling to come up with a plan to manage to growth in the region, especially the Carolina Forest area. Consider This: Each proposed plan to deal with the overcrowdedMore >>
    Horry County school officials are struggling to come up with a plan to manage growth in the region, especially the Carolina Forest area.
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  • Consider This: Finding Heather Elvis

    Consider This: Finding Heather Elvis

    Thursday, January 9 2014 5:25 PM EST2014-01-09 22:25:05 GMT
    The search for Heather Elvis continues and hopefully a break in the case will help bring her home soon. Consider This: It's not only law enforcement and representatives from the Cue Center and otherMore >>
    The search for Heather Elvis continues and hopefully a break in the case will help bring her home soon.More >>
  • Consider This: Cold weather preparations

    Consider This: Cold weather preparations

    Tuesday, January 7 2014 5:45 PM EST2014-01-07 22:45:04 GMT
    With the temperatures setting cold weather records there are things you can do to be prepared. Consider This: Have a winter weather kit with a portable radio or TV, flashlight, water and first aid items. PlanMore >>
    With the temperatures setting cold weather records there are things you can do to be prepared.More >>
  • Consider This: Goals for 2014

    Consider This: Goals for 2014

    Thursday, January 2 2014 5:45 PM EST2014-01-02 22:45:11 GMT
    As we begin 2014, I decided to look back at the wish list I created at the start of 2013:  A bipartisan solution to resolve our debt crisis New gun ownership policies Construction permits issued for I-73 MoreMore >>
    As we begin 2014, I decided to look back at the wish list I created at the start of 2013:More >>
  • Consider This: Tobacco-free CCU

    Consider This: Tobacco-free CCU

    Thursday, December 19 2013 5:35 PM EST2013-12-19 22:35:08 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University is going smoke free and tobacco free in the fall of 2014. Hopefully it is a decision that will ripple across the region. Consider This: CCU is following the state and nationalMore >>
    Coastal Carolina University is going smoke free and tobacco free in the fall of 2014. Hopefully it is a decision that will ripple across the region. Consider This: CCU is following the state and nationalMore >>
  • Consider This: New Jobs in Horry County

    Consider This: New Jobs in Horry County

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 5:35 PM EST2013-12-17 22:35:07 GMT
    I have shared several times that the former Myrtle Beach Economic Development organization was better at business prevention than business recruitment. Fortunately, times have changed.  Consider This: CongratulationsMore >>
    Congratulations to Brad Lofton and his team at the MBREDC for landing another business, this one the biggest yet with plans to bring 600 new jobs to the region. The economic development group now has more than 1,300 jobs in the pipeline.More >>
  • Consider This: Tear down the Trust Building

    Consider This: Tear down the Trust Building

    Thursday, December 12 2013 5:45 PM EST2013-12-12 22:45:08 GMT
    There has been ongoing debate on whether to demolish or renovate the Trust building in downtown Florence. But it looks like the fight is almost over. Consider This: The City of Florence Design ReviewMore >>
    There has been ongoing debate on whether to demolish or renovate the Trust building in downtown Florence. But it looks like the fight is almost over.More >>
  • Consider This: Congratulations Dillon, Myrtle Beach and CCU

    Consider This: Congratulations Dillon, Myrtle Beach and CCU

    Tuesday, December 10 2013 5:45 PM EST2013-12-10 22:45:07 GMT
    Some local schools had some major success this past weekend on the football field. Consider This: The Pee Dee and Grand Strand were well represented in Columbia as the Dillon Wildcats and Myrtle BeachMore >>
    Some local schools had some major success this past weekend on the football field.More >>
  • Consider This: Safer streets for bikes and pedestrians

    Consider This: Safer streets for bikes and pedestrians

    Thursday, December 5 2013 5:25 PM EST2013-12-05 22:25:07 GMT
    Myrtle Beach is beginning the process to improve the safety for bicycles and pedestrians. Consider This: The Myrtle Beach Bike & Pedestrian Safety sub-committee is looking at ways to fix bike paths,More >>
    The Myrtle Beach Bike & Pedestrian Safety sub-committee is looking at ways to fix bike paths, sidewalks, and address other traffic concerns. Although it might take years to see much progress, at least the process is beginning.More >>
  • Consider This: Can-A-Thon

    Consider This: Can-A-Thon

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 5:25 PM EST2013-12-03 22:25:03 GMT
    There are thousands of people in our area who struggle to put food on the table. There are children whose only meal comes when they go to school. But you can help.   Consider This: Helps us make a differenceMore >>
    Helps us make a difference by donating food during the WMBF News Can-A-Thon. This is year we're partnering with Bojangles', Alabama Theatre and Helping Hand.More >>
  • Consider This: Black Friday...or is it Thursday?

    Consider This: Black Friday...or is it Thursday?

    Thursday, November 28 2013 5:45 PM EST2013-11-28 22:45:13 GMT
    Over the past few years Black Friday has slowly and steadily started creeping into Thursday. Consider This: The move is on and what was once a Friday after Thanksgiving ritual for many shoppers is nowMore >>
    Over the past few years Black Friday has slowly and steadily started creeping into Thursday.More >>
  • Consider This: Distracted Driving

    Consider This: Distracted Driving

    Thursday, November 21 2013 5:25 PM EST2013-11-21 22:25:09 GMT
    Most states have passed laws banning texting and driving. Not South Carolina.   Consider This: Distracted driving is the cause of hundreds of deaths each year. Many people say it is as dangerous as drivingMore >>
    Most states have passed laws banning texting and driving. Not South Carolina. Distracted driving is the cause of hundreds of deaths each year. Many people say it is as dangerous as driving while intoxicated.More >>
  • Consider This: Golf Carts and Bicycles Don't Mix

    Consider This: Golf Carts and Bicycles Don't Mix

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 5:25 PM EST2013-11-19 22:25:05 GMT
    Discussions are underway to change South Carolina law so that local communities can decide whether or not they want to allow golf carts on bicycle paths.  Consider This: I'm all for home rule, but itMore >>
    Discussions are underway to change South Carolina law so that local communities can decide whether or not they want to allow golf carts on bicycle paths.More >>
  • Consider This: Atlantic Beach Optimism?

    Consider This: Atlantic Beach Optimism?

    Thursday, November 14 2013 5:25 PM EST2013-11-14 22:25:08 GMT
    Here we go again… a changing of the guard in Atlantic Beach and hope that the dysfunctional town can finally get its act together. Consider This: When Jake Evans was elected mayor of Atlantic Beach thereMore >>
    Here we go again… a changing of the guard in Atlantic Beach and hope that the dysfunctional town can finally get its act together.More >>
  • Consider This: Hurricane Preparedness

    Consider This: Hurricane Preparedness

    Tuesday, November 12 2013 5:25 PM EST2013-11-12 22:25:08 GMT
    What happened in the Philippines should remind us that when a storm is approaching and evacuation orders are issued, it's time to leave the area.   Consider This: We been fortunate to not have a majorMore >>
    What happened in the Philippines should remind us that when a storm is approaching and evacuation orders are issued, it's time to leave the area.More >>
  • Consider This: Paying for improvements locally

    Consider This: Paying for improvements locally

    Thursday, November 7 2013 5:25 PM EST2013-11-07 22:25:09 GMT
    It doesn't surprise me that a majority of you who voted have approved resolutions to tax yourself because you believe it will improve your community. Consider This: Voters in Florence passed a capitalMore >>
    It doesn't surprise me that a majority of you who voted have approved resolutions to tax yourself because you believe it will improve your community.More >>
  • Consider This: Credit Monitoring

    Consider This: Credit Monitoring

    Tuesday, November 5 2013 5:15 PM EST2013-11-05 22:15:09 GMT
    If you had your personal information stolen when South Carolina's Department of Revenue was hacked, you are eligible to enroll with a new service provider if you want to receive credit monitoring for free. ConsiderMore >>
    If you had your personal information stolen when South Carolina's Department of Revenue was hacked, you are eligible to enroll with a new service provider if you want to receive credit monitoring for free.More >>
  • Consider This: Insurance Rollout a Disaster

    Consider This: Insurance Rollout a Disaster

    Tuesday, October 29 2013 6:37 PM EDT2013-10-29 22:37:40 GMT
    I can't think of government initiative that has been a bigger disaster with its rollout than the Affordable Health Care Act.  Consider This: HealthCare.gov may have had millions of people attempt toMore >>
    I can't think of a government initiative that has been a bigger disaster with its rollout than the Affordable Health Care Act.More >>
  • Consider This: Start Building I-73 Now

    Consider This: Start Building I-73 Now

    Thursday, October 24 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-10-24 21:25:08 GMT
    During Governor Nikki Haley's recent visit she threw her support behind I-73. And Congressman Tom Rice says we could see permits issued next spring. It looks like we're closer than ever to seeing I-73More >>
    During Governor Nikki Haley's recent visit she threw her support behind I-73. And Congressman Tom Rice says we could see permits issued next spring. It looks like we're closer than ever to seeing I-73 become a reality.More >>
  • Consider This: More jobs... Good news

    Consider This: More jobs... Good news

    Tuesday, October 22 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-10-22 21:25:09 GMT
    For years Florence has been the industrial job center of the region luring major manufacturing operations because of access to I-20 and I-95, creative incentives and strong local leadership. Florence willMore >>
    For years Florence has been the industrial job center of the region luring major manufacturing operations because of access to I-20 and I-95, creative incentives and strong local leadership. Florence will continue to recruit new jobs… and it's nice to see that Horry County is finally joining the pack.More >>
  • Consider This: Bullying

    Consider This: Bullying

    Thursday, October 17 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-10-17 21:25:08 GMT
    A 12 year old girl killed herself because of alleged bullying. This tragedy should not have happened. It's time for parents to start parenting.   Consider This: Bullying today is much worse that it wasMore >>
    A 12 year old girl killed herself because of alleged bullying. This tragedy should not have happened. It's time for parents to start parenting.More >>
  • Consider This: Farming Is Important

    Consider This: Farming Is Important

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 5:44 PM EDT2013-10-15 21:44:16 GMT
    It's been a bad year for farmers. And that means it will be a bad year for the rest of us when we head to the grocery store. Consider This: Our region is heavily impacted by tourism and it is a majorMore >>
    Our region is heavily impacted by tourism and it is a major focus across the state; tourism is the number one industry in South Carolina. However, our region – especially the Pee Dee – is heavily impacted by another industry… agriculture.More >>
  • Consider This: Principal for a Day

    Consider This: Principal for a Day

    Thursday, October 10 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-10-10 21:25:08 GMT
    I had the opportunity to spend a day as a substitute principal at Burgess Elementary School. I wasn't really in charge, merely following along to see how Principal Donna Hooks managed her day. ConsiderMore >>
    WMBF General Manager Ted Fortenberry had the opportunity to spend a day as a "substitute principal" at Burgess Elementary School, and learned a lot from his trip back to school.More >>
  • Consider This: Brunswick joins Myrtle Beach MSA

    Consider This: Brunswick joins Myrtle Beach MSA

    Wednesday, October 9 2013 1:27 PM EDT2013-10-09 17:27:56 GMT
    The Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area is changing and is now the first MSA in South Carolina to cross state lines. Consider This: A MSA is typically designated as a county or group of countiesMore >>
    The Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area is changing and is now the first MSA in South Carolina to cross state lines.More >>
  • Consider This: Washington is Broken

    Consider This: Washington is Broken

    Thursday, October 3 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-10-03 21:25:04 GMT
    Washington is a mess. And with hard-headed, out-of-touch leadership in both parties, I'm not optimistic that the situation is going to improve anytime soon. Consider This: If ever there was justificationMore >>
    If ever there was justification for a three party political system the time is now. Our two party system of Democrat versus Republican no longer works.More >>
  • Consider This: Tdap Vaccine

    Consider This: Tdap Vaccine

    Tuesday, October 1 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-10-01 21:25:07 GMT
    Whooping cough is a serious illness that can be deadly for kids. And, the cases are increasing.  Consider This: Vaccinations are the best way to protect your family from contracting this illness.  AndMore >>
    Vaccinations are the best way to protect your family from contracting this illness.  And it is now required for all students in South Carolina.More >>
  • Consider This: The Way We Roll

    Consider This: The Way We Roll

    Thursday, September 26 2013 5:45 PM EDT2013-09-26 21:45:09 GMT
    Miss South Carolina has been bashed for her introduction at the Miss America pageant where she highlighted South Carolina's love of movable homes. Consider This: Miss South Carolina was just trying toMore >>
    Miss South Carolina has been bashed for her introduction at the Miss America pageant where she highlighted South Carolina's love of movable homes.More >>
  • Consider This: Happy Anniversary Myrtle Beach

    Consider This: Happy Anniversary Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-09-24 21:25:09 GMT
    Happy Birthday Myrtle Beach! It's a place where millions get away for a vacation. For all of us who call the area home, we're the lucky ones. Consider This: Living here is fantastic, but in a countryMore >>
    Happy Birthday Myrtle Beach! It's a place where millions get away for a vacation. For all of us who call the area home, we're the lucky ones.More >>
  • Consider This: Credit Monitoring

    Consider This: Credit Monitoring

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 5:45 PM EDT2013-09-17 21:45:09 GMT
    When computers were hacked and the personal information of millions of South Carolinians was compromised the state quickly signed a one-year deal with Experian to monitor credit activity. However, theMore >>
    When computers were hacked and the personal information of millions of South Carolinians was compromised the state quickly signed a one-year deal with Experian to monitor credit activity. However, the deal with Experian is expiring.More >>
  • Consider This: Highway improvements

    Consider This: Highway improvements

    Thursday, September 12 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-09-12 21:25:07 GMT
    Work should begin soon to widen a portion of Highway 501… finally. While International Drive, another important project, sits idle. Consider This: The addition of a third traffic lane on Highway 501More >>
    Work should begin soon to widen a portion of Highway 501… finally. While International Drive, another important project, sits idle.More >>
  • Consider This: Keeping School Campuses Safe

    Consider This: Keeping School Campuses Safe

    Tuesday, September 10 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-09-10 21:25:01 GMT
    When kids go to school, parents expect their kids are safe. That means school leaders have to enforce rules… every time. Consider This: Many people were upset about a situation at Carolina Forest HighMore >>
    When kids go to school, parents expect their kids are safe. That means school leaders have to enforce rules… every time.More >>
  • Consider This: New Adult Business Ordinances

    Consider This: New Adult Business Ordinances

    Thursday, September 5 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-09-05 21:25:04 GMT
    Horry County finally has new rules for adult businesses and those businesses now have 90 days to adhere to the new guidelines. Consider This: It's about time. With the exception of Councilmen Carl SchwartzkopfMore >>
    Horry County finally has new rules for adult businesses and those businesses now have 90 days to adhere to the new guidelines.More >>
  • Consider This: Building Non-Summer Business

    Consider This: Building Non-Summer Business

    Tuesday, September 3 2013 11:13 PM EDT2013-09-04 03:13:33 GMT
    It might not be official on the calendar, but for most businesses the summer tourist season is finished. Consider This: A rain-soaked June caused the season to get off to a slow start, but once the wetMore >>
    A rain-soaked June caused the season to get off to a slow start, but once the wet weather moved out July and August had much better results.More >>
  • Consider This: The Dream Continues...

    Consider This: The Dream Continues...

    Thursday, August 29 2013 7:01 PM EDT2013-08-29 23:01:12 GMT
    Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech that helped to shape America into a better place.  Consider This... I was born in 1964 and although I have memories of the racial injusticeMore >>
    Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech that helped to shape America into a better place.More >>
  • Consider This: VMA Reaction

    Consider This: VMA Reaction

    Wednesday, August 28 2013 8:16 AM EDT2013-08-28 12:16:40 GMT
    The MTV Video Music Awards Show is the buzz this week. And, as is typical for the network, it made sure the show got as close to the gutter as possible. Consider This: Miley Cyrus, former star of HannahMore >>
    The MTV Video Music Awards Show is the buzz this week. And, as is typical for the network, it made sure the show got as close to the gutter as possible.More >>
  • Consider This: Back to School

    Consider This: Back to School

    Friday, August 23 2013 12:18 PM EDT2013-08-23 16:18:54 GMT
    Now that the Horry County Schools have started its fall session that means most kids in our area are back in school. And that also means we need to be aware and extra careful when driving. Consider This: ItMore >>
    Now that the Horry County Schools have started its fall session that means most kids in our area are back in school. And that also means we need to be aware and extra careful when driving.More >>
  • Consider This: New 501 Landscaping

    Consider This: New 501 Landscaping

    Tuesday, August 20 2013 6:34 PM EDT2013-08-20 22:34:41 GMT
    Most of the people coming to the beach use Highway 501 as their vacation route. In the past these visitors have been greeted by an overgrown mess of grass and weeds. No more. Consider This: New landscapingMore >>
    Most of the people coming to the beach use Highway 501 as their vacation route. In the past these visitors have been greeted by an overgrown mess of grass and weeds. No more.More >>
  • Consider This: Your Feedback

    Consider This: Your Feedback

    Thursday, August 15 2013 5:15 PM EDT2013-08-15 21:15:08 GMT
    We've gotten a lot of comments on recent Consider This topics and I thought I would share some of your feedback today. Regarding my comments on Paula Deen, Michael shared this opinion: "Hmm, the manyMore >>
    We've gotten a lot of comments on recent Consider This topics and I thought I would share some of your feedback today.More >>
  • Consider This: WMBF is back on Dish

    Consider This: WMBF is back on Dish

    Tuesday, August 13 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-08-13 21:25:07 GMT
    Recently many of you were affected by the disruption of our signal on the DISH Network system. As you know by now, we are back on the DISH system. We know this has been an inconvenience for you and yourMore >>
    Recently many of you were affected by the disruption of our signal on the DISH Network system. As you know by now, we are back on the DISH system.More >>
  • Consider This: Coast RTA Transit Hub

    Consider This: Coast RTA Transit Hub

    Friday, August 9 2013 7:03 AM EDT2013-08-09 11:03:12 GMT
    Most cities with an effective public transportation system also have a transit hub handling buses, taxis and other forms of transit. That's what Coast RTA leaders are now considering. Consider This: CombiningMore >>
    Most cities with an effective public transportation system also have a transit hub handling buses, taxis and other forms of transit. That's what Coast RTA leaders are now considering.More >>
  • Consider This: Strip Club Zoning Changes

    Consider This: Strip Club Zoning Changes

    Tuesday, August 6 2013 5:20 PM EDT2013-08-06 21:20:07 GMT
    Horry County leaders are slowing moving forward with plans to regulate the adult entertainment industry. It's about time. Consider This: This isn't about legislating morality. This is about improvedMore >>
    Horry County leaders are slowing moving forward with plans to regulate the adult entertainment industry. It's about time.More >>
  • Consider This: Student Loans

    Consider This: Student Loans

    Thursday, August 1 2013 5:30 PM EDT2013-08-01 21:30:43 GMT
    Polls show the disapproval rating for Congress at an all time high, with more than 80% of the country unhappy with what's happening in Washington. Consider This: Congress can make a mess of pretty muchMore >>
    Polls show the disapproval rating for Congress at an all time high, with more than 80% of the country unhappy with what's happening in Washington.More >>
  • Consider This: A Baby Boy... Who Cares?

    Consider This: A Baby Boy... Who Cares?

    Tuesday, July 23 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-07-23 21:25:09 GMT
    Unless you have been hiding under a rock you're probably aware that there is a new addition across the pond with the Royal Family. My question is… who cares? Consider This: Does the birth of a baby boyMore >>
    Unless you have been hiding under a rock you're probably aware that there is a new addition across the pond with the Royal Family. My question is… who cares?More >>
  • Consider This: Zimmerman Verdict

    Consider This: Zimmerman Verdict

    Thursday, July 18 2013 5:43 PM EDT2013-07-18 21:43:06 GMT
    We had a good idea of what was going to happen if the jury in the George Zimmerman case reached a not guilty verdict. And if the case would have gone the other way, there would have been other people equallyMore >>
    Consider This: What we all need to remember is that the criminal justice system, even with its flaws, still works. And even if you disagree with the outcome, you should still respect the process.More >>
  • Consider This: Sports Tourism Focus Continues

    Consider This: Sports Tourism Focus Continues

    Tuesday, July 16 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-07-16 21:38:22 GMT
    If something works, keep doing it. That's what Myrtle Beach is doing by moving one step closer to getting a new sports complex. Consider This: It took a lot of work by a lot of people to make this happen,More >>
    It took a lot of work by a lot of people to make this happen, and now Myrtle Beach will soon have a 100,000-sqaure foot indoor sports facility located near the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.More >>
  • Consider This: Rip Currents

    Consider This: Rip Currents

    Thursday, July 11 2013 5:50 PM EDT2013-07-11 21:50:08 GMT
    Rip currents have been prevalent lately. Unfortunately, several people have died because of the rough conditions. Consider This: Before you decide to get into the ocean you should make sure you knowMore >>
    Rip currents have been prevalent lately. Unfortunately, several people have died because of the rough conditions.More >>
  • Consider This: Atlantic Beach Leadership

    Consider This: Atlantic Beach Leadership

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 5:58 PM EDT2013-07-09 21:58:09 GMT
    Atlantic Beach has muddled its way through many challenges over the past few years, but hopefully there is light at the end of the tunnel, and it's not a train. Consider This: Jake Evans was elected MayorMore >>
    Atlantic Beach has muddled its way through many challenges over the past few years, but hopefully there is light at the end of the tunnel, and it's not a train.More >>
  • Consider This: Independence Day

    Consider This: Independence Day

    Thursday, July 4 2013 5:15 PM EDT2013-07-04 21:15:04 GMT
    We're celebrating Independence Day, but as we celebrate this important event it seems that part our freedom is threatened. Consider This: Back in 1776 when John Hancock signed the Declaration of Independence,More >>
    We're celebrating Independence Day, but as we celebrate this important event it seems that part our freedom is threatened.More >>
  • Consider This: Paula Deen

    Consider This: Paula Deen

    Friday, June 28 2013 9:16 AM EDT2013-06-28 13:16:16 GMT
    Paula Deen has gone from the kitchen to the frying pan and now her past is coming back to haunt her. Consider This: I met Paula Deen when she was here for Coastal Uncorked and I was unimpressed. She wasn'tMore >>
    Paula Deen has gone from the kitchen to the frying pan and now her past is coming back to haunt her.More >>
  • Consider This: Road Improvements...Finally

    Consider This: Road Improvements...Finally

    Tuesday, June 25 2013 5:20 PM EDT2013-06-25 21:20:09 GMT
    If you travel outside of South Carolina you know when you leave the state and when you return. But it's not just the welcome signs that provide that information. It's the quality of the roads.  ConsiderMore >>
    If you travel outside of South Carolina you know when you leave the state and when you return. But it's not just the welcome signs that provide that information. It's the quality of the roads.More >>
  • Consider This: Summer is here

    Consider This: Summer is here

    Friday, June 21 2013 7:10 AM EDT2013-06-21 11:10:26 GMT
    The first day of summer is here. And if you weren't sure of the actual start of the season, the temperature and the traffic confirm its arrival. Consider This: If the number of cars along area roadsMore >>
    The first day of summer is here. And if you weren't sure of the actual start of the season, the temperature and the traffic confirm its arrival.More >>
  • Consider This: Gun Manufacturing Jobs

    Consider This: Gun Manufacturing Jobs

    Friday, June 14 2013 7:35 AM EDT2013-06-14 11:35:13 GMT
    South Carolina and Texas are in a battle to recruit gun manufacturers that are ready to relocate to a more gun friendly state. Consider This: The debate on whether or not we need background checks,More >>
    South Carolina and Texas are in a battle to recruit gun manufacturers that are ready to relocate to a more gun friendly state.More >>
  • Consider This: Hurricane Season

    Consider This: Hurricane Season

    Friday, June 14 2013 7:34 AM EDT2013-06-14 11:34:50 GMT
    Hurricane season is here… and this year the activity started right away.  Tropical Storm Andrea is giving us an early opportunity to go through our checklist to make sure we are prepared if a bigger stormMore >>
    Hurricane season is here… and this year the activity started right away.  Tropical Storm Andrea is giving us an early opportunity to go through our checklist to make sure we are prepared if a bigger storm threatens our area later in the season.More >>
  • Consider This: Storm Chasers

    Consider This: Storm Chasers

    Friday, June 14 2013 7:33 AM EDT2013-06-14 11:33:57 GMT
    This week several people lost their lives doing what they love, chasing storms. The three people who were killed were professionals, chasing storms for many years. That should reinforce that severe weatherMore >>
    WMBF News has a storm chaser vehicle that we use when tracking severe weather. But we are always careful and have experienced meteorologists acting as navigator with a driver.More >>
  • Consider This: Memorial Day Safety

    Consider This: Memorial Day Safety

    Friday, June 14 2013 7:33 AM EDT2013-06-14 11:33:10 GMT
    It is Memorial Day weekend when we honor the men and women who lost their lives while serving in the Armed Forces. It's also a time when many people enjoy outdoor activities as the unofficial beginningMore >>
    Every year we report on people who are injured or killed over the Memorial Day weekend. Many of those accidents could be prevented.More >>
  • Consider This: Personal Information

    Consider This: Personal Information

    Tuesday, June 11 2013 5:20 PM EDT2013-06-11 21:20:07 GMT
    The world changed after 9/11. What was considered private information before became fair game if it helped to catch the people responsible for the attack.More >>
    The world changed after 9/11. What was considered private information before became fair game if it helped to catch the people responsible for the attack.More >>
  • Consider This: Rezoning the Clubs

    Consider This: Rezoning the Clubs

    Thursday, May 30 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-05-30 21:25:02 GMT
    After years of talking but very little action, Horry County is finally addressing the issue of strip clubs littering the entrances to our area. Consider This: The "Welcome to the Grand Strand" firstMore >>
    After years of talking but very little action, Horry County is finally addressing the issue of strip clubs littering the entrances to our area.More >>
  • Consider This: Safe Rooms in Schools

    Consider This: Safe Rooms in Schools

    Tuesday, May 28 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-28 21:35:31 GMT
    The Oklahoma tornado killed 24 people; seven of the dead are children who were following the tornado plan, going into the hallway and covering their heads. The same drill that most of us probably practicedMore >>
    The Oklahoma tornado killed 24 people; seven of the dead are children who were following the tornado plan, going into the hallway and covering their heads. The same drill that most of us probably practiced as we were growing up. However, other schools were better protected with safe rooms for the students.More >>
  • Consider This: Storm Warnings

    Consider This: Storm Warnings

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-05-21 21:25:08 GMT
    The devastation in Oklahoma is a tragic reminder about the power of severe weather. Although we don't live in an area with as many tornadoes as the Midwest, any storm that approaches can put us in danger.More >>
    The devastation in Oklahoma is a tragic reminder about the power of severe weather. Although we don't live in an area with as many tornadoes as the Midwest, any storm that approaches can put us in danger.More >>
  • Consider This: Your Feedback

    Consider This: Your Feedback

    Thursday, May 16 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-05-16 21:25:09 GMT
    We received lots of feedback on recent topics and here are some of your thoughts. On moped rules, Rodney writes, "I back you 100%. I have even written the Governor's office on this matter. I don't haveMore >>
    We received lots of feedback on recent topics and here are some of your thoughts.More >>
  • Consider This: Santee Cooper Coal Ash

    Consider This: Santee Cooper Coal Ash

    Tuesday, May 14 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-05-14 21:25:07 GMT
    Santee Cooper had a long run in Conway at the Grainger electric plant. It provided many jobs, a boost to the local economy and reliable electricity. It also produced coal ash. Consider This: Now thatMore >>
    Now that the facility is being shut down, Santee Cooper has to come up with an acceptable way to deal with the coal ash left behind. The utility operator wants to create a vault to seal the ponds holding the debris. But that's not the only option.More >>
  • Consider This: Neighborhood Watch

    Consider This: Neighborhood Watch

    Thursday, May 9 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-05-09 21:25:06 GMT
    We have neighborhood watch communities all across our area. Police tell us that an engaged community is one of the best ways to reduce crime. Consider This: An alert neighbor willing to help is partMore >>
    We have neighborhood watch communities all across our area. Police tell us that an engaged community is one of the best ways to reduce crime.More >>
  • Consider This: Moped Madness

    Consider This: Moped Madness

    Wednesday, May 8 2013 7:22 AM EDT2013-05-08 11:22:50 GMT
    We are quickly approaching the summer tourism season and more and more people will be cruising around the area on mopeds. Consider This: Mopeds on major highways are dangerous. When a moped is travelingMore >>
    We are quickly approaching the summer tourism season and more and more people will be cruising around the area on mopeds.More >>
  • Consider This: New Myrtle Beach airport

    Consider This: New Myrtle Beach airport

    Thursday, May 2 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-05-02 21:25:09 GMT
    The feedback from most people flying in and out of Myrtle Beach is… Wow! With the new airport now open visitors are greeted with a state of the art, impressive facility that provides a fantastic firstMore >>
    The feedback from most people flying in and out of Myrtle Beach is… Wow! With the new airport now open visitors are greeted with a state of the art, impressive facility that provides a fantastic first impression.More >>
  • Consider This: 1st Congressional District

    Consider This: 1st Congressional District

    Tuesday, April 30 2013 8:45 PM EDT2013-05-01 00:45:57 GMT
    Most people deserve a second chance. We've all made mistakes. I could use hundreds of make goods. And many people are willing to give Mark Sanford a second chance. Consider This: Mark Sanford has madeMore >>
    Mark Sanford has made a big push in asking for forgiveness for his past missteps and for the people of the First Congressional District to allow him to return to public service. But his recent actions don't reflect humility, good sense or a person who gets it.More >>
  • Consider This: MBREDC Funding

    Consider This: MBREDC Funding

    Thursday, April 25 2013 5:20 PM EDT2013-04-25 21:20:01 GMT
    If you attended a Horry County economic development meeting a few years ago you might have thought you accidentally showed up for a funeral. However, over the past two years the group has increased membershipMore >>
    Over the past two years the Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corp. has dramatically grown the number of jobs in our area.More >>
  • Consider This: Downtown Myrtle Beach

    Consider This: Downtown Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, April 23 2013 5:20 PM EDT2013-04-23 21:20:01 GMT
    The city of Myrtle Beach has invested millions of dollars in improvements to the downtown area. Local businesses have also pumped millions of dollars for new attractions and in renovating existing facilities.More >>
    The city of Myrtle Beach has invested millions of dollars in improvements to the downtown area. Local businesses have also pumped millions of dollars for new attractions and in renovating existing facilities. The transformation is amazing.More >>
  • Consider This: First Responders

    Consider This: First Responders

    Thursday, April 18 2013 5:15 PM EDT2013-04-18 21:15:08 GMT
    When fires were destroying the Windsor Green apartments in Carolina Forest. When bombs were exploding in Boston. When a fertilizer plant is devastating a Texas town. When most people are running to escape,More >>
    When fires were destroying the Windsor Green apartments in Carolina Forest. When bombs were exploding in Boston. When a fertilizer plant is devastating a Texas town. When most people are running to escape, others are running towards the danger.More >>
  • Consider This: Protect My House

    Consider This: Protect My House

    Tuesday, April 16 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-04-16 21:25:07 GMT
    Our community is still trying to recover from a devastating wildfire. Hundreds of families lost their homes. Every year there is a serious risk that wildfires will threaten again. We want you to be prepared. ThursdayMore >>
    Thursday night at 7 o'clock we are hosting a special meeting we're calling Protect My House. It's a chance for you to learn how you can be better prepared if a fire threatens your family and your home.More >>
  • Consider This: Riding on a Penny

    Consider This: Riding on a Penny

    Thursday, April 11 2013 5:25 PM EDT2013-04-11 21:25:07 GMT
    Major road improvement projects continue across the region, the most prominent being the work at the intersection of Highway 17 and 707, also known as the Backgate from its former Air Force base days. ConsiderMore >>
    Major road improvement projects continue across the region, the most prominent being the work at the intersection of Highway 17 and 707, also known as the Backgate from its former Air Force base days.More >>
  • Consider This: Storm Fest

    Consider This: Storm Fest

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 5:20 PM EDT2013-04-09 21:20:04 GMT
    Do you Know Your Zone? Last year the evacuation plans for the area changed dramatically. If you don't Know Your Zone, then… Consider This: Hurricane season doesn't officially start until June and theMore >>
    Hurricane season doesn't officially start until June and the threat of the severe storms builds throughout the summer. However, even though the start of season is a couple of months away, this weekend you can get a jump on the upcoming season at Storm Fest 2013.More >>
  • Consider This: Banning Sweepstakes Gambling

    Consider This: Banning Sweepstakes Gambling

    Monday, April 8 2013 3:16 PM EDT2013-04-08 19:16:22 GMT
    Even though video poker was banned years ago, people are always trying to figure out a way to get around the law. And that means our state legislature has to constantly update the rules when people tryMore >>
    Even though video poker was banned years ago, people are always trying to figure out a way to get around the law. And that means our state legislature has to constantly update the rules when people try to abuse them. More >>
  • Consider This: Zero Tolerance for Litter

    Consider This: Zero Tolerance for Litter

    Thursday, April 4 2013 5:20 PM EDT2013-04-04 21:20:08 GMT
    April is Zero Tolerance for Litter Month and Law enforcement agencies across South Carolina are partnering with Palmetto Pride to make sure everyone gets the message. Consider This: Our #1 industry isMore >>
    April is Zero Tolerance for Litter Month and Law enforcement agencies across South Carolina are partnering with Palmetto Pride to make sure everyone gets the message.More >>
  • Consider This: Jobs

    Consider This: Jobs

    Thursday, March 28 2013 5:20 PM EDT2013-03-28 21:20:01 GMT
    The counties that make up Northeast South Carolina have some of the highest unemployment numbers in the state, with Marion County topping the list. But there is good news on the horizon.  Consider This: Rice…More >>
    The counties that make up Northeast South Carolina have some of the highest unemployment numbers in the state, with Marion County topping the list. But there is good news on the horizon. 

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  • Consider This: Donate Blood

    Consider This: Donate Blood

    Tuesday, March 26 2013 5:20 PM EDT2013-03-26 21:20:06 GMT
    The outpouring of support after the Carolina Forest fire has been unbelievable. That's the caring spirit of the people of our area. Well this week you have the opportunity to continue that giving attitude,More >>
    Each year WMBF News holds a spring blood drive and that drive it happening Wednesday and Thursday of this week. All blood drives are important, but this one is extra special.More >>
  • Consider This: Red Flag Warning

    Consider This: Red Flag Warning

    Thursday, March 21 2013 5:20 PM EDT2013-03-21 21:20:08 GMT
    A Red Flag Warning was in place the day fire destroyed the homes of hundreds of people in Carolina Forest. We know the cause of the fire was most likely caused by a human; however it doesn't appear thatMore >>
    A Red Flag Warning was in place the day fire destroyed the homes of hundreds of people in Carolina Forest. We know the cause of the fire was most likely caused by a human; however it doesn't appear that it was someone burning trash or leaves.More >>
  • Consider This: Carolina Forest Fire

    Consider This: Carolina Forest Fire

    Wednesday, March 20 2013 7:51 AM EDT2013-03-20 11:51:56 GMT
    When fires swept through a Carolina Forest community many people lost everything. It's hard to comprehend that so much damage could happen so quickly.  Consider This: It is truly a miracle that nobodyMore >>
    It is truly a miracle that nobody died or was hurt… but the road to recovery will be long for so many families. Now is the time when our community steps in to help. And the people of the Grand Strand and Pee Dee have shown an outpouring of support.More >>
  • Consider This: Sports Tourism

    Consider This: Sports Tourism

    Thursday, March 14 2013 6:17 PM EDT2013-03-14 22:17:42 GMT
    Build it and they will come. That's the feeling in North Myrtle Beach about the new North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex that will open in spring 2014. Consider This: When the city began discussionsMore >>
    Build it and they will come. That's the feeling in North Myrtle Beach about the new North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex that will open in spring 2014More >>
  • Consider This: Myrtle Manor

    Consider This: Myrtle Manor

    Tuesday, March 12 2013 7:25 PM EDT2013-03-12 23:25:59 GMT
    Welcome to Myrtle Manor is up and running, the feedback is in and it's not good. Most people believe the show creates a bad image for our area and hurts our chances of convincing more people to chooseMore >>
    Welcome to Myrtle Manor is up and running, the feedback is in and it's not good. Most people believe the show creates a bad image for our area and hurts our chances of convincing more people to choose the Grand Strand for their vacation.More >>
  • Consider This: CCU Emergency Alert System

    Consider This: CCU Emergency Alert System

    Tuesday, March 5 2013 5:20 PM EST2013-03-05 22:20:03 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University experienced a tragedy when a student was shot to death on campus. It's something we hope and pray would never happen. So what can we learn to help prevent it from happeningMore >>
    Coastal Carolina University experienced a tragedy when a student was shot to death on campus. It's something we hope and pray would never happen. So what can we learn to help prevent it from happening again?More >>
  • Consider This: Your Opinion

    Consider This: Your Opinion

    Tuesday, February 19 2013 5:00 PM EST2013-02-19 22:00:15 GMT
    We've received quite a bit of feedback on recent editorials and today we'll share your comments on two of those topics. South Carolina providing one year of free credit monitoring for people whose informationMore >>
    We've received quite a bit of feedback on recent editorials and today we'll share your comments on two of those topics.More >>
  • Consider This: Flow Control

    Consider This: Flow Control

    Thursday, February 14 2013 5:31 PM EST2013-02-14 22:31:46 GMT
    Here we go again… instead of allowing local counties to make local decisions, some state leaders are trying to manage county efforts from Columbia. This time, it's about trash. Consider This: Flow controlMore >>
    Here we go again… instead of allowing local counties to make local decisions, some state leaders are trying to manage county efforts from Columbia. This time, it's about trash.More >>
  • Consider This: Air Service

    Consider This: Air Service

    Wednesday, February 13 2013 8:43 AM EST2013-02-13 13:43:34 GMT
    New air service is coming to the Grand Strand. That's good news for the community as a newly expanded airport, with much more capacity, is ready to come on line. Consider This: Unless you're travelingMore >>
    New air service is coming to the Grand Strand. That's good news for the community as a newly expanded airport, with much more capacity, is ready to come on line.More >>
  • Consider This: Time to stop Saturday mail delivery

    Consider This: Time to stop Saturday mail delivery

    Thursday, February 7 2013 5:00 PM EST2013-02-07 22:00:24 GMT
    The US Postal Service announced that it will cancel most Saturday delivery later this year. This is an important step in a lengthy process to get the program back on solid ground. Consider This: TheMore >>
    Consider This: The Postal Service has been around for 150 years. Guess What? Times have changed and now the USPS is hemorrhaging money.More >>
  • Consider This: Get a sense of humor

    Consider This: Get a sense of humor

    Thursday, January 31 2013 5:00 PM EST2013-01-31 22:00:22 GMT
    The Super Bowl is this weekend, and along with the hype of the game comes the hype of the commercials. The early buzz is about a Volkswagen commercial that some folks are calling racist. Consider This:More >>
    The Super Bowl is this weekend, and along with the hype of the game comes the hype of the commercials. The early buzz is about a Volkswagen commercial that some folks are calling racist.More >>
  • Consider This: The North Eastern Strategic Alliance

    Consider This: The North Eastern Strategic Alliance

    Wednesday, January 30 2013 9:58 AM EST2013-01-30 14:58:01 GMT
    Do you know what NESA is? Senator Yancey McGill is the chairman of the executive board of this organization and recently shared an editorial with media across the state. Since most of the counties involvedMore >>
    Consider This from Senator McGill: NESA, founded nearly 10 years ago, is helping people in the area get back to work through a variety of means.More >>
  • Consider This: SC Identity Theft

    Consider This: SC Identity Theft

    Wednesday, January 30 2013 7:25 AM EST2013-01-30 12:25:44 GMT
    If you filed your South Carolina taxes electronically you most likely received a letter telling you that your information was comprised, or put another way - stolen - because the state did a poor job ofMore >>
    If you filed your South Carolina taxes electronically you most likely received a letter telling you that your information was comprised, or put another way - stolen - because the state did a poor job of protecting that personal data.More >>
  • Consider This: Horry County's Most Wanted

    Consider This: Horry County's Most Wanted

    Tuesday, January 22 2013 5:30 PM EST2013-01-22 22:30:07 GMT
    WMBF News is partnering with the Horry County Sheriff's Office to capture criminals who are on the run. We've launched Horry County's Most Wanted. Consider This: There are more than 22,000 people on theMore >>
    WMBF News is partnering with the Horry County Sheriff's Office to capture criminals who are on the run. We've launched Horry County's Most Wanted.More >>
  • Consider This: Get a flu shot

    Consider This: Get a flu shot

    Thursday, January 10 2013 5:35 PM EST2013-01-10 22:35:08 GMT
    In many communities hospitals are at capacity due to an outbreak of one of the worst flu seasons in recent history. Consider This: The flu bug hasn't fully arrived in our area. That means you still haveMore >>
    In many communities hospitals are at capacity due to an outbreak of one of the worst flu seasons in recent history.More >>
  • Consider This: Would term limits fix Washington?

    Consider This: Would term limits fix Washington?

    Tuesday, January 8 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-01-08 23:15:02 GMT
    Now that the fiscal cliff is temporarily avoided, it is time for real long term solutions. We need to reduce the expense of government programs, decrease long term debt requirements and jump start ourMore >>
    Now that the fiscal cliff is temporarily avoided, it is time for real long term solutions.More >>
  • Consider This: Tear down the old airport terminal

    Consider This: Tear down the old airport terminal

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 7:27 AM EST2014-02-05 12:27:04 GMT
    It's been nearly a year since the new Myrtle Beach International Airport Terminal opened. And the old terminal still sits vacant and abandoned. Consider This: The former ticketing and baggage claim areasMore >>
    It's been nearly a year since the new Myrtle Beach International Airport Terminal opened. And the old terminal still sits vacant and abandoned.More >>
  • Consider This: Moped Laws

    Consider This: Moped Laws

    Thursday, February 6 2014 5:25 PM EST2014-02-06 22:25:04 GMT
    If you've ever been surprised by an unlit moped on a dark highway or someone driving slowly on a road with higher speed limits you realize the potential for disaster is great. Well change could be on theMore >>
    If you've ever been surprised by an unlit moped on a dark highway or someone driving slowly on a road with higher speed limits you realize the potential for disaster is great. Well change could be on the way for moped riders if new legislation becomes law.More >>
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