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  • Consider This: Fiscal Cliff Feedback

    Consider This: Fiscal Cliff Feedback

    Thursday, December 6 2012 6:15 PM EST2012-12-06 23:15:07 GMT
    The commentary this week on not raising taxes sparked a lot of feedback and here are some of your comments. Stan wrote, "Consider This, you would make an excellent Fox commentator. Your views are mostlyMore >>
    The commentary this week on not raising taxes sparked a lot of feedback and here are some of your comments.More >>
  • Consider This: Fiscal Cliff

    Consider This: Fiscal Cliff

    Wednesday, December 5 2012 8:15 AM EST2012-12-05 13:15:16 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The federal government wastes billions of dollars every year on inefficient, ineffective programs. So why does President Obama and his fellow democrats feel that it is necessaryMore >>
    Consider This: The democrats keep saying that the last election was an endorsement that the American people want them to follow through on their plan to increase taxes.More >>
  • Consider This: Turn on your car lights

    Consider This: Turn on your car lights

    Thursday, November 29 2012 6:15 PM EST2012-11-29 23:15:31 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - This time of year, and in early spring, the temperature swings create a perfect environment for lots of thick morning fog. Unfortunately, many people don't understand that inMore >>
    This time of year, and in early spring, the temperature swings create a perfect environment for lots of thick morning fog.More >>
  • Consider This: Can-A-Thon

    Consider This: Can-A-Thon

    Tuesday, November 27 2012 6:15 PM EST2012-11-27 23:15:16 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - There are thousands of people in our area who struggle to feed their family and themselves. There are children who leave school Friday and don't eat again until they return toMore >>
    Consider This: You can make a difference by donating food during the fifth annual WMBF News Can-A-Thon.More >>
  • Consider This: Shop Small

    Consider This: Shop Small

    Thursday, November 22 2012 11:15 PM EST2012-11-23 04:15:03 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - As the holiday season begins, and many of you join in on the shopping blitz at the big box stores and online, don't forget about the small businesses that play such an importantMore >>
    Consider This: Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday.More >>
  • Guest Consider This: Benefits of Direct Mail

    Guest Consider This: Benefits of Direct Mail

    Tuesday, November 20 2012 6:15 PM EST2012-11-20 23:15:06 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Last week Ted Fortenberry shared his opinion on so called "junk mail." I agree we should not simply waste our natural resources, however, cutting out marketing mail would haveMore >>
    If you want to be more green, buy a book instead of an e-reader and send a handwritten note instead of an email.More >>
  • Consider This: Working Together

    Consider This: Working Together

    Thursday, November 15 2012 11:15 PM EST2012-11-16 04:15:09 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Gridlock is the word we often use to describe the lack of cooperation between our elected officials. However, this week we saw just the opposite when Grand Strand leaders metMore >>
    Consider This: It's a basic, common sense idea; when you work together you accomplish more.More >>
  • Consider This: Do Not Mail List

    Consider This: Do Not Mail List

    Wednesday, November 14 2012 8:54 AM EST2012-11-14 13:54:58 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - My recycling bin is getting a workout with all of the direct mail, phone books, newspaper circulars and other junk that floods my mailbox. Consider This: We have a very effectiveMore >>
    Consider This: We have a very effective Do Not Call system, so let's replicate that plan and launch a Do Not Mail system.More >>
  • Consider This: Time To Fix the Deficit

    Consider This: Time To Fix the Deficit

    Thursday, November 8 2012 11:15 PM EST2012-11-09 04:15:16 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Now that the election is over and we know who will serve as President for the next four years, it's time to get serious about addressing our national debt crisis. Consider This:More >>
    Consider This: One of the biggest issues – if not THE biggest issue – facing our country is our mounting debt.More >>
  • Consider This: Early Voting

    Consider This: Early Voting

    Tuesday, November 6 2012 11:15 PM EST2012-11-07 04:15:13 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Thirty-two states offer early voting. North Carolina is included in that list… South Carolina? Not yet. Consider This: There is much debate for and against early voting. PeopleMore >>
    Thirty-two states offer early voting. North Carolina is included in that list… South Carolina? Not yet.More >>
  • Consider This: Protect Your ID

    Consider This: Protect Your ID

    Thursday, November 1 2012 11:15 PM EDT2012-11-02 03:15:16 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The cyber hacking scandal that compromised the information of millions of South Carolinians is a reminder that in today's electronic world, protecting your information is moreMore >>
    Consider This: We all know there is some risk when we enter confidential information online.More >>
  • Consider This: Joint Ticket Amendment

    Consider This: Joint Ticket Amendment

    Thursday, October 25 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-10-25 22:15:14 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - With the controversy around candidate qualifying, a tight presidential race and other factors, this election is very important and very unique. One thing that makes it uniqueMore >>
    With the controversy around candidate qualifying, a tight presidential race and other factors, this election is very important and very unique.More >>
  • Consider This: Straight Party Vote

    Consider This: Straight Party Vote

    Tuesday, October 23 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-10-23 22:15:14 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The debacle earlier this year with the new filing rules for political candidates means you need to be more diligent in casting your ballot on November 6th and skip the straightMore >>
    Consider This: There are many candidates who were kicked off the ballot and they are now running as petition candidates.More >>
  • Consider This: Swimming Sports Tourism

    Consider This: Swimming Sports Tourism

    Thursday, October 18 2012 11:15 PM EDT2012-10-19 03:15:35 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach is having a lot of success growing sports tourism. The city is making a significant investment in facilities at Grand Park and that investment is paying off. ConsiderMore >>
    Myrtle Beach is having a lot of success growing sports tourism. The city is making a significant investment in facilities at Grand Park and that investment is paying off.More >>
  • Consider This: Ronald Rouse

    Consider This: Ronald Rouse

    Tuesday, October 16 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-10-16 22:15:17 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Hartsville's Homecoming football game last week quickly went from cheering fans to stunned silence when senior lineman Ronald Rouse collapsed on the field. Emergency respondersMore >>
    Hartsville's Homecoming football game last week quickly went from cheering fans to stunned silence when senior lineman Ronald Rouse collapsed on the field.More >>
  • Consider This: Voter ID

    Consider This: Voter ID

    Thursday, October 11 2012 11:15 PM EDT2012-10-12 03:15:17 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - South Carolina is one step closer to having a voter ID law in place now that a federal court overturned an earlier decision by the Justice Department. Consider This: The rightMore >>
    Consider This: The right to vote is one of the most important rights we have in this country. Protecting the accuracy of that vote is equally important.More >>
  • Consider This: Fire Safety

    Consider This: Fire Safety

    Tuesday, October 9 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-10-09 22:15:16 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Fall is here and this cold snap should serve as a reminder to check your smoke detector and change the batteries. Consider This: This is National Fire Prevention Week andMore >>
    Fall is here and this cold snap should serve as a reminder to check your smoke detector and change the batteries.More >>
  • Consider This: Animal Abuse

    Consider This: Animal Abuse

    Thursday, October 4 2012 11:15 PM EDT2012-10-05 03:15:17 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - It seems there are a lot of people in our area who do not understand how to take care of animals. We regularly report on animal neglect and abuse. It is concerning that animalMore >>
    Consider This: There is a lot of responsibility associated with owning a pet.  Food and veterinary care can be very expensive.More >>
  • Consider This: Banning soft drinks

    Consider This: Banning soft drinks

    Tuesday, October 2 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-10-02 22:15:21 GMT
    New York City has banned larger sized soft drinks and other sugary beverages because of the rising obesity rate.More >>
    New York City has banned larger sized soft drinks and other sugary beverages because of the rising obesity rate. But do we really need someone making the decision about the amount of soda we can drink?More >>
  • Consider This: Amber Alerts

    Consider This: Amber Alerts

    Thursday, September 27 2012 11:15 PM EDT2012-09-28 03:15:24 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - We have had several Amber Alerts recently and fortunately the children were found alive and well. Many people in our area responded to the alerts and we are thankful that youMore >>
    We have had several Amber Alerts recently and fortunately the children were found alive and well. Many people in our area responded to the alerts and we are thankful that you provided important information.More >>
  • Consider This: Highway 501 Corridor

    Consider This: Highway 501 Corridor

    Tuesday, September 25 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-09-25 22:15:53 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Highway 501 is the gateway into Myrtle Beach. Hundreds of thousands of people use the road to travel to the Grand Strand for their vacation. It's a depressing, blighted entranceMore >>
    Consider This: Highway 501 is a case study on the negative impact of loose zoning and lack of planning and a strong justification to revise the state's antiquated annexation rules.More >>
  • Consider This: HCPD Police Chief

    Consider This: HCPD Police Chief

    Thursday, September 20 2012 11:15 PM EDT2012-09-21 03:15:17 GMT
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - When Horry County Police Chief Johnny Morgan retired earlier this year I thought it was the perfect time for Horry County to transition back to a single county law enforcementMore >>
    Consider This: If county leaders don't have the fortitude to push for that change – and ultimately let the people vote – then at least they did the right thing in selecting the best candidate to run the county police department.More >>
  • Consider This Guest Editorial: Alternatives to I-73

    Consider This Guest Editorial: Alternatives to I-73

    Thursday, September 13 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-09-13 22:15:23 GMT
    I-73 continues to be promoted as the solution for hurricane evacuation, traffic reduction, tourism and jobs, but there is no funding for the $2.4 billion interstate.More >>
    I-73 continues to be promoted as the solution for hurricane evacuation, traffic reduction, tourism and jobs, but there is no funding for the $2.4 billion interstate.More >>
  • Consider This: CCU Student Safety

    Consider This: CCU Student Safety

    Tuesday, September 11 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-09-11 22:15:13 GMT
    Too often it takes a tragedy to create awareness of a situation that should have been addressed long before an accident occurred.More >>
    Too often it takes a tragedy to create awareness of a situation that should have been addressed long before an accident occurred.More >>
  • Consider This: Bullying

    Consider This: Bullying

    Thursday, September 6 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-09-06 22:15:31 GMT
    Area schools are back in session and we are already seeing issues with bullying.More >>
    Area schools are back in session and we are already seeing issues with bullying.More >>
  • Consider This: The Presidential Campaign

    Consider This: The Presidential Campaign

    Tuesday, September 4 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-09-04 22:15:04 GMT
    The Republicans had their moment in the spotlight last week and the Democrats take to the stage this week in Charlotte.More >>
    The Republicans had their moment in the spotlight last week and the Democrats take to the stage this week in Charlotte.More >>
  • Consider This: Learning from Isaac

    Consider This: Learning from Isaac

    Thursday, August 30 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-08-30 22:15:33 GMT
    As I watched reports of Hurricane Isaac rescue efforts most people who were pulled to safety said, "We didn't think it would be this bad."More >>
    As I watched reports of Hurricane Isaac rescue efforts most people who were pulled to safety said, "We didn't think it would be this bad."More >>
  • Consider This Guest Editorial: I-73 Hurricane Evacuation

    Consider This Guest Editorial: I-73 Hurricane Evacuation

    Tuesday, August 28 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-08-28 22:15:17 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - All eyes this week are on Tampa, Florida as the Republican National Committee prepares to select its nominee for the upcoming November election. Normally, this event would attractMore >>
    Consider This:  It could be much, much worse.  Each year, we welcome millions of visitors.  In fact, during much of the summer, our population far exceeds what Tampa, FL was expected to host this week, even with a national convention.More >>
  • Consider This: Augusta National

    Consider This: Augusta National

    Thursday, August 23 2012 11:15 PM EDT2012-08-24 03:15:50 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - What do you think of Augusta National's decision to allow women to join the exclusive club? I say, Who Cares? Consider This: I don't understand why people got so worked up aboutMore >>
    Consider This: I don't understand why people got so worked up about the personal views of a chicken sandwich maker and I don't understand why people care about the actions of a private club like Augusta National.More >>
  • Consider This: Misspeaking

    Consider This: Misspeaking

    Tuesday, August 21 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-08-21 22:15:16 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - We've all said something we later regret or said something that has been taken out of context. But sometimes we say exactly what we mean, then realize we should have kept thatMore >>
    Consider This: Missouri Congressman and Senate candidate Todd Akin made some controversial comments about women who are raped.More >>
  • Consider This: The Olympics

    Consider This: The Olympics

    Thursday, August 16 2012 11:15 PM EDT2012-08-17 03:15:52 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - For 17 days from London, Olympic athletes from around the world amazed and inspired us. Team USA had an incredible showing, winning 104 medals, 46 of them gold. Consider This:More >>
    Consider This: The Olympics became the most watched television event in U.S. history and we're proud to have brought you that coverage right here on WMBF, your local NBC affiliate.More >>
  • Consider This: Education Penny

    Consider This: Education Penny

    Tuesday, August 14 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-08-14 22:15:19 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Have you noticed the building boom on local education campuses? Horry County Schools, Coastal Carolina and HGTC have significant construction projects underway. Consider This:More >>
    Consider This: One great – and unfortunate – thing about our community is that we support our own. It's great because we know that if we don't do it, it won't get done.More >>
  • Consider This: Viewer Feedback

    Consider This: Viewer Feedback

    Thursday, August 9 2012 11:15 PM EDT2012-08-10 03:15:19 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Thanks to all of you who have shared your opinion on recent topics. Today we'll pass along some of those comments to the rest of you. Here are two opinions regarding green lasers;More >>
    Thanks to all of you who have shared your opinion on recent topics. Today we'll pass along some of those comments to the rest of you.More >>
  • Consider This: The Marriage Debate

    Consider This: The Marriage Debate

    Tuesday, August 7 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-08-07 22:15:58 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The controversy with Chick-fil-A seems to be blown out of proportion. Since when did the opinion of a private business owner become the catalyst for our debate on marriage? ConsiderMore >>
    Consider This: Dan Cathy shared that his view of marriage is based on biblical principle. That's his right. He never bashed gay marriage.More >>
  • Consider This: Myrtle Beach Amphitheater

    Consider This: Myrtle Beach Amphitheater

    Thursday, August 2 2012 11:15 PM EDT2012-08-03 03:15:43 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk sparked resurgence in downtown Myrtle Beach. New businesses are springing up and there is talk of expanding it. City leaders are also looking at anotherMore >>
    Consider This: This region is blessed with awesome weather and a focus on enjoying the outdoors. What has been missing is a facility that could accommodate the thousands of people necessary to host big name talent and events.More >>
  • Consider This: Green Lasers

    Consider This: Green Lasers

    Tuesday, July 31 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-07-31 22:15:38 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Stores all along the Grand Strand are advertising Green Lasers for Sale. In our report last week businesses said they sell the devices because they are so popular. Unfortunately,More >>
    Consider This: A helicopter pilot is lucky that his eyesight wasn't permanently damaged when someone shined a green laser into his cockpit during a rescue mission for two men whose boat had capsized.More >>
  • Consider This: Move Over

    Consider This: Move Over

    Thursday, July 26 2012 11:15 PM EDT2012-07-27 03:15:25 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - When you're driving and you see emergency lights ahead do you know what to do? Consider This: Law enforcement and emergency responders are there to help us and keep the roadsMore >>
    Consider This: Law enforcement and emergency responders are there to help us and keep the roads safe. It's important that we do our part to help create a safe environment for them.More >>
  • Consider This: The Spirit of America

    Consider This: The Spirit of America

    Tuesday, July 24 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-07-24 22:15:38 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Our country is struggling to make sense of the killings in Aurora, Colorado. It's hard to comprehend how a person could commit such a violent crime and kill so many people. ConsiderMore >>
    Our country is struggling to make sense of the killings in Aurora, Colorado. It's hard to comprehend how a person could commit such a violent crime and kill so many people.More >>
  • Consider This: Tax Rates

    Consider This: Tax Rates

    Thursday, July 19 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-07-19 22:15:52 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Should the wealthy pay more taxes? A recent poll says more than 50 percent of respondents support President Barack Obama's proposal to let tax breaks lapse for those earning moreMore >>
    Consider This: Why should people who have worked to grow their income have to pay more in taxes? It's as if we are punishing people for being successful.More >>
  • Consider This: Made in the USA

    Consider This: Made in the USA

    Tuesday, July 17 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-07-17 22:15:50 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - In less than two weeks the opening ceremonies for the 2012 Summer Olympics will kick off the London games right here on WMBF. The U.S. team uniforms look great, but like so manyMore >>
    Consider This: Ralph Lauren, designer and sponsor of the uniforms, is catching the heat and says that the uniforms for the next games will be made in the U.S.A.More >>
  • Consider This: Smoke Free Hartsville

    Consider This: Smoke Free Hartsville

    Thursday, July 12 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-07-12 22:15:21 GMT
    HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) Fresh air is in and smoking is out. Congratulations, Hartsville! Consider This: Hartsville joins a growing list of cities that have approved smoking ordinances. Hartsville MayorMore >>
    Consider This: Hartsville joins a growing list of cities that have approved smoking ordinances.More >>
  • Consider This: Economic Development

    Consider This: Economic Development

    Tuesday, July 10 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-07-10 22:15:34 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The national employment numbers are stagnant, but if plans come together for several local projects, expect great news on job growth for our region. Consider This: Just a fewMore >>
    The national employment numbers are stagnant, but if plans come together for several local projects, expect great news on job growth for our region.More >>
  • Consider This: Your Feedback

    Consider This: Your Feedback

    Thursday, July 5 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-07-05 22:15:38 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Here are some recent comments that you've shared on opinions that I've shared. In response to the helicopter noise Steve writes, "I hope the guy who operates Helicopter AdventuresMore >>
    Here are some recent comments that you've shared on opinions that I've shared.More >>
  • Consider This: Helicopter Zoning

    Consider This: Helicopter Zoning

    Tuesday, July 3 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-07-03 22:15:28 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) If you build a home near an airport, a racetrack or any other business that generates a lot of noise then there's little sympathy when that noise gets on your nerves. However, whenMore >>
    Consider This: The people who own homes in Plantation Point were surprised and so were their county council representatives when a sightseeing helicopter operation opened on adjacent land.More >>
  • Consider This: North Myrtle Beach

    Consider This: North Myrtle Beach

    Thursday, June 28 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-06-28 22:15:24 GMT
    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Good things are happening in North Myrtle Beach with plans for a new sports complex focused on the growing sports tourism market. And now the people in North Myrtle BeachMore >>
    Consider This: Some residents were upset about the millage increase to purchase the land and build the sports complex, but that investment will more than pay for itself when teams begin to fill hotels, eat in restaurants and spend their money in the city.More >>
  • Consider This: Myrtle Beach Mayor's Salary

    Consider This: Myrtle Beach Mayor's Salary

    Tuesday, June 26 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-06-26 22:15:47 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Going from $20,000 to $50,000 is a nice pay increase. Plus… a $500 per month car allowance. That's the compensation package the Myrtle Beach City Council approved for the mayorMore >>
    Consider This: There is no doubt that Mayor Rhodes is passionate about the city and he never tires.More >>
  • Consider This: College Football Playoff

    Consider This: College Football Playoff

    Thursday, June 21 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-06-21 22:15:49 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Finally it appears we are very close to seeing a college football playoff that will crown the national champion beginning in 2014 It isn't perfect, including only four teams, butMore >>
    Consider This:The commissioners from the athletic conferences agreed to a playoff system and the conference presidents will now vote on the plan.More >>
  • Consider This: 7th Congressional District Democratic Runoff

    Consider This: 7th Congressional District Democratic Runoff

    Tuesday, June 19 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-06-19 22:15:55 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) If you voted for Ted Vick in the 7th Congressional District Democratic primary on June 12th the South Carolina Election Commission says your vote doesn't count. Consider This:More >>
    Consider This: More than two thousand people voted for Ted Vick, however, because he dropped out of the race those votes didn't count.More >>
  • Consider This: Bike Week 2012

    Consider This: Bike Week 2012

    Thursday, June 7 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-06-07 22:15:45 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Bike Week 2012 is history and now we're beginning to see the results of this year's events. Myrtle Beach Police issued more citations, but they also had more assistance to helpMore >>
    Consider This: The bike weeks became unmanageable a few years ago, however, 2012 was different. As the May events continue to evolve the balance between entertaining our guests and preserving some peace for the locals is improving.More >>
  • Consider This: Congressional Seat

    Consider This: Congressional Seat

    Tuesday, June 5 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-06-05 22:15:31 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Elections are always important, but next Tuesday is unique because South Carolina narrows the list of candidates for our newly created, 7th Congressional District. Consider This:More >>
    Consider This: As you know, there is no incumbent representative so the field is wide open. And as history proves, once the position is filled the incumbent is difficult to unseat in future races.More >>
  • Consider This: College Baseball

    Consider This: College Baseball

    Thursday, May 31 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-05-31 22:15:28 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) The state of South Carolina has some fantastic college baseball teams. Unfortunately, the majority of that talent is jammed into one stadium this weekend. Consider This: It'sMore >>
    Consider This: It's disappointing that the NCAA put Coastal, South Carolina and Clemson in the same regional.More >>
  • Consider This: Know Your Zone

    Consider This: Know Your Zone

    Wednesday, May 30 2012 3:35 PM EDT2012-05-30 19:35:35 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) This weather has been fantastic, almost summer like. But as the weather begins to warm that also means hurricane season is not far away and this year there are changes coming thatMore >>
    Consider This: Over the coming months you'll hear about new evacuation guidelines. Some areas that were not part of the evacuation area in the past might have to evacuate under the new recommendations.More >>
  • Consider This: Hurricane Season

    Consider This: Hurricane Season

    Tuesday, May 29 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-05-29 22:15:26 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Hurricane season kicks off this Friday, but with two early storms already impacting our area could it be a sign of a more active season to come? Let's hope not. Consider This:More >>
    Consider This: Even though we don't know if the early activity means a busier season, you should let these early storms serve as a reminder that you need to begin planning now.More >>
  • Consider This: 100 Days of Summer

    Consider This: 100 Days of Summer

    Thursday, May 24 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-05-24 22:15:45 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) This weekend begins what law enforcement calls the 100 Deadly Days of Summer. More than 300 people have been killed this year on South Carolina roads, with a handful of deadly crashesMore >>
    This weekend begins what law enforcement calls the 100 Deadly Days of Summer. More than 300 people have been killed this year on South Carolina roads, with a handful of deadly crashes locally in the past few weeks.More >>
  • Consider This: Memorial Day

    Consider This: Memorial Day

    Tuesday, May 22 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-05-22 22:15:41 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) This weekend is the unofficial start to summer. Many of us will enjoy the weekend on the water, at the beach, at the ball field or at a family picnic. During all of the fun let'sMore >>
    Consider This: The reason it is called Memorial Day is to show respect for those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.More >>
  • Consider This: Cell phones on airplanes

    Consider This: Cell phones on airplanes

    Thursday, May 17 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-05-17 22:15:50 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Virgin Atlantic Airlines, please reconsider your plan to allow travelers to talk on cell phones when flying. If you move forward with this service then other airlines will wantMore >>
    Consider This: Flying commercial air is a terrible experience. People are rude, it's expensive, flights are delayed and canceled regularly and God forbid you get stuck next to the guy who decides to enjoy his cheese steak and onion sandwich.More >>
  • Consider This: South Carolina’s Choice

    Consider This: South Carolina’s Choice

    Thursday, May 10 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-05-10 22:15:56 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Well, we had a good run. Unfortunately, as the saying goes, all good things come to an end. In this case Newt Gingrich, South Carolina's choice, will not be the Republican PresidentialMore >>
    Consider This:Newt's performance in the South Carolina debates got the Republican core fired up. However, he soon lost that edge when his message failed to resonate with voters.More >>
  • Consider This: Election Debacle

    Consider This: Election Debacle

    Tuesday, May 8 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-05-08 22:15:23 GMT
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) When I think about hundreds of candidates becoming ineligible for the June primary elections, it baffles my mind that such a fiasco could happen in America. Consider This: CountyMore >>
    Consider This: County party officials should certainly shoulder the majority of the blame because, based on the actions that lead to the current debacle, it appears that the mistakes were created by ineptitude or political favoritism.More >>
  • Consider This: John Cassidy Guest Editorial

    Consider This: John Cassidy Guest Editorial

    Thursday, May 3 2012 6:16 PM EDT2012-05-03 22:16:05 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Texting has become a common method of communication in this faceless, digital age. We carry on conversations almost anywhere, without speaking a word using codes, symbols, and shorthandMore >>
    Texting has become a common method of communication in this faceless, digital age. We carry on conversations almost anywhere, without speaking a word.More >>
  • Consider This: Your Feedback

    Consider This: Your Feedback

    Tuesday, May 1 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-05-01 22:15:33 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Today we'll share your feedback on recent Consider This segments. On the topic of Conway going smoke free, Dan writes, "Nationally non-smokers make up 78% of the population, yetMore >>
    Today we'll share your feedback on recent Consider This segments.More >>
  • Consider This: Bomb Threats

    Consider This: Bomb Threats

    Thursday, April 26 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-04-26 22:15:22 GMT
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) There have been many bomb threats over the past few months at area schools. Students may consider it a prank to get a break from class, but it is a very serious issue and it hasMore >>
    Consider This: Although parents, teachers, students and law enforcement say the numerous false alarms don't affect how serious they take each threat, it's no different than the fable The Boy Who Cried Wolf.More >>
  • Consider This: Reporter attacked on-air

    Consider This: Reporter attacked on-air

    Thursday, April 26 2012 8:35 AM EDT2012-04-26 12:35:48 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) We do a lot of stories on crime, crime trends, and how to protect yourself, but recently we became the story…when a man jumped into our live shot, shoved our reporter Ashley Taylor,More >>
    Consider This: Nobody expects to become a victim.  And, when they do, whether it is an individual or a business, the entire community is affected.More >>
  • Consider This: Conway Smoking Ordinance

    Consider This: Conway Smoking Ordinance

    Tuesday, April 24 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-04-24 22:15:42 GMT
    CONWAY, SC (WMBF) The push for smoking ordinances across Horry County is now front and center in Conway. City leaders are holding public forums to get feedback before taking a vote. Few people have turnedMore >>
    Consider This: Many business owners in North Myrtle Beach, Florence or Surfside Beach will tell you their business is up since indoor smoking was banned. That's no surprise.More >>
  • Consider This: Crime in Myrtle Beach

    Consider This: Crime in Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, April 17 2012 6:16 PM EDT2012-04-17 22:16:08 GMT
    Consider This: A majority of the criminal activity along the Grand Strand is happening in the central and south end of Myrtle Beach.More >>
  • Consider This: George Zimmerman

    Consider This: George Zimmerman

    Thursday, April 12 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-04-12 22:15:22 GMT
    Consider This: It is easy to become emotional about this case. Regardless of whether or not you think George Zimmerman is guilty or he was within his rights based on the Stand Your Ground law, the determination of innocence or guilt will now be decided by the court of law instead of the court of public opinion. More >>
  • Consider This: Trayvon Martin

    Consider This: Trayvon Martin

    Tuesday, March 27 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-03-27 22:15:25 GMT
    Consider This: We don't know all of the details yet in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer accused of shooting Trayvon, claims he was assaulted and feared for his life when he shot Trayvon.More >>
  • Consider This: The New Orleans Saints

    Consider This: The New Orleans Saints

    Thursday, March 22 2012 6:15 PM EDT2012-03-22 22:15:45 GMT
    Consider This: What the team did was wrong, no question about it. But, I believe the punishment was too severe, particularly for head coach Sean Payton.More >>
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