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  • FIRST ALERT: Seasonably hot, humid weather sticks around

    FIRST ALERT: Seasonably hot, humid weather sticks around

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:24 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:24:45 GMT
    Source: WMBF First Alert WeatherSource: WMBF First Alert Weather
    Source: WMBF First Alert WeatherSource: WMBF First Alert Weather

    Seasonably hot and humid weather will linger through the rest of the week before rain chances increase again by the weekend.  This afternoon will be another hot one with temperatures near 90 at the beach and the lower and middle 90s across the Pee Dee. The heat index will climb to around 100 for most of the afternoon. While most areas will stay dry, a few spots may see a brief afternoon storm.

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    Seasonably hot and humid weather will linger through the rest of the week before rain chances increase again by the weekend.  This afternoon will be another hot one with temperatures near 90 at the beach and the lower and middle 90s across the Pee Dee. The heat index will climb to around 100 for most of the afternoon. While most areas will stay dry, a few spots may see a brief afternoon storm.

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  • Breaking

    Two injured in officer-involved shooting in the Pee Dee

    Two injured in officer-involved shooting in the Pee Dee

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:19:55 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Frontier phone service down in portions of Florence County

    Frontier phone service down in portions of Florence County

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

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

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

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  • Man in critical condition after Lumberton shooting

    Man in critical condition after Lumberton shooting

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

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

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

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  • Breaking

    Two killed in apparent Bennettsville shooting

    Two killed in apparent Bennettsville shooting

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:01:43 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    Two men were killed in what appears to have been a shooting, according to Bennettsville Police Chief Kevin Miller.

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    Two men were killed in what appears to have been a shooting, according to Bennettsville Police Chief Kevin Miller.

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  • One killed in Bennettsville area crash

    One killed in Bennettsville area crash

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

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

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

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

    Marion County breaks ground on new spec building to attract business

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

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

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

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

    Simulator shows the split-second decisions Hartsville police must make

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Burnis Wilkins expected to resign from Lumberton City Council

    Burnis Wilkins expected to resign from Lumberton City Council

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

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

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

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  • Car catches fire outside Darlington County Jail

    Car catches fire outside Darlington County Jail

    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-08-13 00:26:18 GMT
    SOURCE: Lorie StokesSOURCE: Lorie Stokes
    SOURCE: Lorie StokesSOURCE: Lorie Stokes
    DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — No one was hurt Sunday after a car caught on fire in the parking lot outside the Darlington County Jail. The blaze engulfed another car before Darlington County Fire Department responded around 7:00 p.m. according to Lt. Kilgo.  Chief Ricky Flowers confirmed there was no firearm found in the vehicle. According to Chief Flowers the loud popping noise heard in the video could be a result of magnesium on the dashboard combusting. Authorities sa...More >>
    DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — No one was hurt Sunday after a car caught on fire in the parking lot outside the Darlington County Jail. The blaze engulfed another car before Darlington County Fire Department responded around 7:00 p.m. according to Lt. Kilgo.  Chief Ricky Flowers confirmed there was no firearm found in the vehicle. According to Chief Flowers the loud popping noise heard in the video could be a result of magnesium on the dashboard combusting. Authorities sa...More >>
  • Sen. Hembree breathing and talking without ventilator

    Sen. Hembree breathing and talking without ventilator

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

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

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

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  • NC Election Board investigating alleged voter fraud in Robeson County

    NC Election Board investigating alleged voter fraud in Robeson County

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

    Man killed in overnight crash in Laurinburg

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Police investigating after one injured in Lumberton shooting

    Police investigating after one injured in Lumberton shooting

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

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

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

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  • Woman accused of stealing medication from person she cared for

    Woman accused of stealing medication from person she cared for

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

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

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

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  • Darlington County School District uses scholarship program to recruit teachers

    Darlington County School District uses scholarship program to recruit teachers

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

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

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

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  • Breaking

    Over 600 without power in Florence County as storms roll through

    Over 600 without power in Florence County as storms roll through

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Fountains bubbling over in downtown Florence

    Fountains bubbling over in downtown Florence

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-08-08 21:12:34 GMT
    Bubbles spewed out of a fountain in downtown Florence. (Source: Tiffany Thomas)Bubbles spewed out of a fountain in downtown Florence. (Source: Tiffany Thomas)
    Bubbles spewed out of a fountain in downtown Florence. (Source: Tiffany Thomas)Bubbles spewed out of a fountain in downtown Florence. (Source: Tiffany Thomas)

    A WMBF News viewer submitted a photo of a fountain in downtown Florence that was filled with bubbles on Wednesday.

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    A WMBF News viewer submitted a photo of a fountain in downtown Florence that was filled with bubbles on Wednesday.

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  • Mullins man pleads guilty in federal court to multiple drug charges

    Mullins man pleads guilty in federal court to multiple drug charges

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-08-08 18:01:41 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A Mullins man entered a mid-trial guilty plea to several drug charges Wednesday in federal court.

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    A Mullins man entered a mid-trial guilty plea to several drug charges Wednesday in federal court.

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  • A year later, authorities confirm guns were stolen during 2017 Darlington Police Department theft

    A year later, authorities confirm guns were stolen during 2017 Darlington Police Department theft

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:34:21 GMT
    Source: Audrey BieskSource: Audrey Biesk

    More than a year after the Darlington Police Department announced items were stolen from a locker in the department, Police Chief Kelvin Washington says firearms were a part of the theft.

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    More than a year after the Darlington Police Department announced items were stolen from a locker in the department, Police Chief Kelvin Washington says firearms were a part of the theft.

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  • Deputies: $36,000 stolen from Darlington County home in burglary

    Deputies: $36,000 stolen from Darlington County home in burglary

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 6:03 AM EDT2018-08-08 10:03:29 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    Deputies are investigating after $36,000 was stolen Tuesday night from a home on Valley Creek Drive, according to a news release from the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office.

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    Deputies are investigating after $36,000 was stolen Tuesday night from a home on Valley Creek Drive, according to a news release from the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office.

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  • Man arrested for allegedly dousing victim in rubbing alcohol, lighting them on fire

    Man arrested for allegedly dousing victim in rubbing alcohol, lighting them on fire

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-08-07 18:59:49 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    An Olanta man was taken into custody after allegedly dousing a person in rubbing alcohol and setting them on fire, according to authorities.

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    An Olanta man was taken into custody after allegedly dousing a person in rubbing alcohol and setting them on fire, according to authorities.

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  • Man wanted for questioning in voyeurism investigation

    Man wanted for questioning in voyeurism investigation

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-08-07 16:41:59 GMT
    A man is wanted for questioning following an alleged voyeurism incident at the South Irby Street Walmart on August 1 (Source: Florence police)A man is wanted for questioning following an alleged voyeurism incident at the South Irby Street Walmart on August 1 (Source: Florence police)
    A man is wanted for questioning following an alleged voyeurism incident at the South Irby Street Walmart on August 1 (Source: Florence police)A man is wanted for questioning following an alleged voyeurism incident at the South Irby Street Walmart on August 1 (Source: Florence police)

    A man is wanted for questioning following an alleged voyeurism incident at the South Irby Street Walmart on August 1, according to a news release from the Florence Police Department.

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    A man is wanted for questioning following an alleged voyeurism incident at the South Irby Street Walmart on August 1, according to a news release from the Florence Police Department.

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  • Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Marion County

    Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Marion County

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-08-07 11:52:44 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night on S.C. 576 in Marion County, according to Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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    A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night on S.C. 576 in Marion County, according to Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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  • FIRST ALERT: Hot, humid day ahead with low rain risk

    FIRST ALERT: Hot, humid day ahead with low rain risk

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-08-07 10:20:31 GMT
    Source: WMBF First Alert WeatherSource: WMBF First Alert Weather
    Source: WMBF First Alert WeatherSource: WMBF First Alert Weather

    Tuesday morning is starting off hot and humid and that's exactly how we'll stay all day. The humidity will eventually fire up some storms this afternoon along the sea breeze and scattered through the Pee Dee.

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    Tuesday morning is starting off hot and humid and that's exactly how we'll stay all day. The humidity will eventually fire up some storms this afternoon along the sea breeze and scattered through the Pee Dee.

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  • Simulator to train Hartsville police how to avoid force

    Simulator to train Hartsville police how to avoid force

    Monday, August 6 2018 9:48 PM EDT2018-08-07 01:48:34 GMT
    The "response to resistance" training simulator. (Source: WMBF News)The "response to resistance" training simulator. (Source: WMBF News)
    The "response to resistance" training simulator (Source: WMBF News) -The "response to resistance" training simulator (Source: WMBF News) -

    The Hartsville Police Department will get “response to resistance” training on how to avoid using force with an interactive simulator.

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    The Hartsville Police Department will get “response to resistance” training on how to avoid using force with an interactive simulator.

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  • Off-duty Robeson County police officer injured after being struck by car

    Off-duty Robeson County police officer injured after being struck by car

    Monday, August 6 2018 9:27 PM EDT2018-08-07 01:27:42 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    An off-duty officer with the Red Springs Police Department was injured Monday morning after being hit by a vehicle while doing yard work at a home on Bee Gee Road in Lumberton, according to Police Chief Ronnie Patterson.

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    An off-duty officer with the Red Springs Police Department was injured Monday morning after being hit by a vehicle while doing yard work at a home on Bee Gee Road in Lumberton, according to Police Chief Ronnie Patterson.

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  • Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Darlington County

    Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Darlington County

    Monday, August 6 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-08-06 20:16:38 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    At least one person was killed in a traffic accident Monday morning in Darlington County. According to information from the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 3:15 a.m. on Society Hill Road near Rosenwald Street.

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    At least one person was killed in a traffic accident Monday morning in Darlington County. According to information from the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 3:15 a.m. on Society Hill Road near Rosenwald Street.

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  • Crews battle house fire on Oates Highway in Darlington County

    Crews battle house fire on Oates Highway in Darlington County

    Monday, August 6 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-06 17:11:35 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    Crews battled a fire Sunday evening at a home on Oates Highway, according to Chief Ricky Flowers with the Darlington County Fire Department.

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    Crews battled a fire Sunday evening at a home on Oates Highway, according to Chief Ricky Flowers with the Darlington County Fire Department.

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  • Hartsville woman killed in Sunday morning crash in Darlington

    Hartsville woman killed in Sunday morning crash in Darlington

    Sunday, August 5 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-08-05 21:19:12 GMT
    Source: Raycom MediaSource: Raycom Media

    DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - One woman was killed after a Sunday morning car accident.  According to the Darlington County Coroner's Office, Rebecca Lee Weaver, 76, of Hartsville died following a collision with another car on Hoffmeyer Road just east of Wilson's Crossroads. The coroner's office as well as South Carolina Highway Patrol are still investigating the crash. WMBF News will continue to update this story as more information come available.  Copy...

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    DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - One woman was killed after a Sunday morning car accident.  According to the Darlington County Coroner's Office, Rebecca Lee Weaver, 76, of Hartsville died following a collision with another car on Hoffmeyer Road just east of Wilson's Crossroads. The coroner's office as well as South Carolina Highway Patrol are still investigating the crash. WMBF News will continue to update this story as more information come available.  Copy...

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  • One dead after being hit by train in Marlboro County

    One dead after being hit by train in Marlboro County

    Sunday, August 5 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-08-05 17:28:10 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    MARLBORO COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — A pedestrian was killed Sunday morning after being struck by a train. According to the Marlboro County Coroner, Richard Jacobs Jr., 28, was hit by the oncoming train on Step Road off of Highway 177. The incident happened in the Wallace Community of Marlboro County.  WMBF will continue to follow this developing situation as more information is made available.  Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. More >>
    MARLBORO COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — A pedestrian was killed Sunday morning after being struck by a train. According to the Marlboro County Coroner, Richard Jacobs Jr., 28, was hit by the oncoming train on Step Road off of Highway 177. The incident happened in the Wallace Community of Marlboro County.  WMBF will continue to follow this developing situation as more information is made available.  Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Florence Police investigating body found inside home

    Florence Police investigating body found inside home

    Sunday, August 5 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-08-05 13:18:38 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — The Florence Police Department is investigating a body found inside a home on Saturday. According to Lt. Mike Brandt, officers responded to a welfare check on the 150 Block of Franklin Drive around 4:39 p.m. on Saturday to find a person dead inside. Florence Police Department and the Florence County Coroner’s Office are now investigating the death. Details are extremely limited at this time. WMBF News will continue to follow this st...

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    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — The Florence Police Department is investigating a body found inside a home on Saturday. According to Lt. Mike Brandt, officers responded to a welfare check on the 150 Block of Franklin Drive around 4:39 p.m. on Saturday to find a person dead inside. Florence Police Department and the Florence County Coroner’s Office are now investigating the death. Details are extremely limited at this time. WMBF News will continue to follow this st...

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  • Hartsville PD: Men wanted in connection to Walmart theft

    Hartsville PD: Men wanted in connection to Walmart theft

    Saturday, August 4 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-08-04 23:02:36 GMT
    HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) — The Hartsville Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying two persons of interest in connection to a shoplifting. Police say the two men pictured are wanted in connection to a theft at a Walmart in Hartsville.  Hartsville Police Department SC If you have any information about the med or know their whereabouts you are asked to contact the Hartsville Police Department at 843-383-3029. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights re...More >>
    HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) — The Hartsville Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying two persons of interest in connection to a shoplifting. Police say the two men pictured are wanted in connection to a theft at a Walmart in Hartsville.  Hartsville Police Department SC If you have any information about the med or know their whereabouts you are asked to contact the Hartsville Police Department at 843-383-3029. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights re...More >>
  • One injured in West Florence house fire Saturday

    One injured in West Florence house fire Saturday

    Saturday, August 4 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-08-04 17:50:46 GMT
    House fire sent one to the hospital Saturday. SOURCE: West Florence Fire FacebookHouse fire sent one to the hospital Saturday. SOURCE: West Florence Fire Facebook

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - One person is recovering Saturday after a fire fully engulfed a home in the Effingham area of West Florence County. Authorities responded to a structure fire on McDaniel Road around 11:50 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd top find the home ablaze. According to Fire Marshall Dwight Mobley everyone inside was able to make it out in time but one person was sent to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.  Mobley says the home did not have any wor...

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    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - One person is recovering Saturday after a fire fully engulfed a home in the Effingham area of West Florence County. Authorities responded to a structure fire on McDaniel Road around 11:50 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd top find the home ablaze. According to Fire Marshall Dwight Mobley everyone inside was able to make it out in time but one person was sent to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.  Mobley says the home did not have any wor...

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  • Lake City Police have dance battle with Boys and Girls club

    Lake City Police have dance battle with Boys and Girls club

    Saturday, August 4 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-08-04 17:00:25 GMT
    LAKE CITY, SC (WMBF) — Lake City Police were put to the test Thursday while interacting with children at the local Boys and Girls Club. Officers are seen on video having a dance battle with the children during their visit to the Lake City Boys and Girls Club. The impromptu battle was caught on camera and posted to the departments Facebook page, gathering over 15,000 views and 350+ shares. Lake City PD tells WMBF they were promoting their community policing programs and saw the...More >>
    LAKE CITY, SC (WMBF) — Lake City Police were put to the test Thursday while interacting with children at the local Boys and Girls Club. Officers are seen on video having a dance battle with the children during their visit to the Lake City Boys and Girls Club. The impromptu battle was caught on camera and posted to the departments Facebook page, gathering over 15,000 views and 350+ shares. Lake City PD tells WMBF they were promoting their community policing programs and saw the...More >>
  • Darlington Police searching for shoplifting suspect

    Darlington Police searching for shoplifting suspect

    Saturday, August 4 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-08-04 16:31:41 GMT
    Man accused of stealing two bluetooth speakers from an area Walmart — SOURCE: Darlington Police DepartmentMan accused of stealing two bluetooth speakers from an area Walmart — SOURCE: Darlington Police Department
    Man accused of stealing two bluetooth speakers from an area Walmart — SOURCE: Darlington Police DepartmentMan accused of stealing two bluetooth speakers from an area Walmart — SOURCE: Darlington Police Department
    DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) - Darlington Police are asking for the public's help searching for a man accused of shoplifting from an area Walmart.  According to a Facebook post the suspect stole two Bluetooth speakers from Walmart located on 251 Andover Place in the City of Darlington.  Darlington Police Department Anyone with information on the subject is asked to contact the Darlington Police Department at 843-398-4026. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved....More >>
    DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) - Darlington Police are asking for the public's help searching for a man accused of shoplifting from an area Walmart.  According to a Facebook post the suspect stole two Bluetooth speakers from Walmart located on 251 Andover Place in the City of Darlington.  Darlington Police Department Anyone with information on the subject is asked to contact the Darlington Police Department at 843-398-4026. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved....More >>
  • AG: State constable ‘entitled to immunity from prosecution’ following March shooting

    AG: State constable ‘entitled to immunity from prosecution’ following March shooting

    Friday, August 3 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-08-04 00:39:10 GMT
    Dash cam footage from the incident (Source: Florence Police Department)Dash cam footage from the incident (Source: Florence Police Department)

    The state constable who shot a man during a traffic stop in March is "entitled to immunity from prosecution,” according to a letter from the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office.

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    The state constable who shot a man during a traffic stop in March is "entitled to immunity from prosecution,” according to a letter from the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office.

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  • McColl man accused of possessing, distributing child pornography

    McColl man accused of possessing, distributing child pornography

    Friday, August 3 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-08-03 16:57:34 GMT
    George Anthony Lewellen (Source: South Carolina Attorney General's Office)George Anthony Lewellen (Source: South Carolina Attorney General's Office)

    A McColl man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly possessing and distributing files of child pornography, according to a news release from the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office.

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    A McColl man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly possessing and distributing files of child pornography, according to a news release from the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office.

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  • FMU Board of Trustees extend President Carter’s contract for three additional years

    FMU Board of Trustees extend President Carter’s contract for three additional years

    Friday, August 3 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-08-03 11:52:19 GMT
    Dr. Fred Carter (Source: Francis Marion University)Dr. Fred Carter (Source: Francis Marion University)
    Dr. Fred Carter (Source: Francis Marion University)Dr. Fred Carter (Source: Francis Marion University)

    Francis Marion University’s Board of Trustees extended President Dr. Fred Carter’s contract for three additional years on Thursday.

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    Francis Marion University’s Board of Trustees extended President Dr. Fred Carter’s contract for three additional years on Thursday.

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  • Darlinton County Sheriff's Office upgrades weapons and equipment

    Darlinton County Sheriff's Office upgrades weapons and equipment

    Thursday, August 2 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-08-03 01:21:07 GMT
    DCSO's new tasers and 9mm guns (Source: WMBF News)DCSO's new tasers and 9mm guns (Source: WMBF News)
    DCSO's new tasers and .9mm guns (Source: WMBF News)DCSO's new tasers and .9mm guns (Source: WMBF News)

    The Darlington County Sheriff's Office purchased new weapons and a new vehicle with funds from the surplus of salary money from vacant positions.

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    The Darlington County Sheriff's Office purchased new weapons and a new vehicle with funds from the surplus of salary money from vacant positions.

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  • Mother of Hartsville boy found safe after going missing was 'so impaired,' warrant states

    Mother of Hartsville boy found safe after going missing was 'so impaired,' warrant states

    Thursday, August 2 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-08-02 21:39:17 GMT
    Shermeka Ross (Source: W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center)Shermeka Ross (Source: W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center)
    Shermeka Ross (Source: W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center)Shermeka Ross (Source: W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center)

    The mother of a 6-year-old Hartsville boy who went missing for several hours Wednesday put both of her children at risk by “becoming so impaired she was unable to protect” them.

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    The mother of a 6-year-old Hartsville boy who went missing for several hours Wednesday put both of her children at risk by “becoming so impaired she was unable to protect” them.

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  • Authorities arrest mother of child found safe after going missing in Darlington County

    Authorities arrest mother of child found safe after going missing in Darlington County

    Thursday, August 2 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-08-02 21:32:11 GMT
    Isaiah Carroway (Source: DCSO)Isaiah Carroway (Source: DCSO)

    Deputies need your help in locating a missing 6-year-old boy. According to a news release from the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office, Isaiah Carroway was last seen wearing a red shirt and black shorts at 447 Lakeview Boulevard.

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    Deputies need your help in locating a missing 6-year-old boy. According to a news release from the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office, Isaiah Carroway was last seen wearing a red shirt and black shorts at 447 Lakeview Boulevard.

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  • Dillon man charged after woman fatally overdoses on heroin

    Dillon man charged after woman fatally overdoses on heroin

    Thursday, August 2 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-08-02 17:26:56 GMT
    Marquand Jerome Newell (Source: Robeson County Detention Center)Marquand Jerome Newell (Source: Robeson County Detention Center)

    A Dillon man was arrested by Robeson County deputies on Wednesday after allegedly providing heroin that caused the fatal overdose of a 27-year-old woman.

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    A Dillon man was arrested by Robeson County deputies on Wednesday after allegedly providing heroin that caused the fatal overdose of a 27-year-old woman.

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  • Woman killed in three-vehicle crash in Darlington County

    Woman killed in three-vehicle crash in Darlington County

    Thursday, August 2 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-08-02 14:38:13 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    One person was killed in a three-vehicle accident Wednesday night on SC Highway 102 near Antioch Road, according to Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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    One person was killed in a three-vehicle accident Wednesday night on SC Highway 102 near Antioch Road, according to Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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  • Police investigating after man killed in Florence shooting

    Police investigating after man killed in Florence shooting

    Thursday, August 2 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-08-02 14:14:04 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    One person was killed in a shooting Wednesday evening in Florence, according to Lt. Mike Brandt with the Florence Police Department. 

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    One person was killed in a shooting Wednesday evening in Florence, according to Lt. Mike Brandt with the Florence Police Department. 

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  • Six plead guilty as part of theft ring in Marlboro County

    Six plead guilty as part of theft ring in Marlboro County

    Thursday, August 2 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-08-02 12:15:41 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Six people pleaded guilty this week for their roles in the theft and sale of nearly $400,000 worth of personal property stolen from victims in Marlboro County between 2007 and 2017, according to a news release from the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office.

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    Six people pleaded guilty this week for their roles in the theft and sale of nearly $400,000 worth of personal property stolen from victims in Marlboro County between 2007 and 2017, according to a news release from the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office.

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  • Fourteen animals living in 'deplorable conditions' seized from Mullins home

    Fourteen animals living in 'deplorable conditions' seized from Mullins home

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-08-01 22:56:20 GMT
    Several animals were found in deplorable conditions at a home in Mullins. (Source: Fletcher Estes)Several animals were found in deplorable conditions at a home in Mullins. (Source: Fletcher Estes)

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

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

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  • Breaking

    Person in Pee Dee becomes first in SC to contract West Nile Virus in 2018

    Person in Pee Dee becomes first in SC to contract West Nile Virus in 2018

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-08-01 22:14:48 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    A person in the Pee Dee has been identified as the first to be sick with the West Nile Virus in South Carolina this year.

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    A person in the Pee Dee has been identified as the first to be sick with the West Nile Virus in South Carolina this year.

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  • Critics of the National Flood Insurance Program say the 4 month extension isn't enough

    Critics of the National Flood Insurance Program say the 4 month extension isn't enough

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-08-01 11:57:27 GMT
    Congress avoided a lapse in the National Flood Insurance Program by extending the program by four months (Source: WMBF News)Congress avoided a lapse in the National Flood Insurance Program by extending the program by four months (Source: WMBF News)
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    Congress avoided a lapse in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) by extending the program by four months, just enough to get through hurricane season.

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    Congress avoided a lapse in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) by extending the program by four months, just enough to get through hurricane season.

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  • FIRST ALERT: More rain on the way Wednesday

    FIRST ALERT: More rain on the way Wednesday

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 6:34 AM EDT2018-08-01 10:34:13 GMT
    Source: WMBF First Alert WeatherSource: WMBF First Alert Weather
    Source: WMBF First Alert WeatherSource: WMBF First Alert Weather

    An unsettled weather pattern will keep showers and storms in the forecast with a gradual decreasing trend through the weekend.  Today is essentially a repeat of yesterday: Beaches will get scattered to widespread downpours morning through noon, and the Pee Dee will likely have downpours and storms after 2pm.

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    An unsettled weather pattern will keep showers and storms in the forecast with a gradual decreasing trend through the weekend.  Today is essentially a repeat of yesterday: Beaches will get scattered to widespread downpours morning through noon, and the Pee Dee will likely have downpours and storms after 2pm.

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  • Florence holds re-election for city council seat

    Florence holds re-election for city council seat

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 2:03 AM EDT2018-08-01 06:03:38 GMT
    Candidates' campaign signs outside Precinct 9 (Source: WMBF News)Candidates' campaign signs outside Precinct 9 (Source: WMBF News)

    A revote for the Florence City Council District 2 seat between incumbent Pat Gibson-Hye Moore and LeShonda NeSmith was held at one precinct Tuesday in Florence.

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    A revote for the Florence City Council District 2 seat between incumbent Pat Gibson-Hye Moore and LeShonda NeSmith was held at one precinct Tuesday in Florence.

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  • Arena football team moving to the Pee Dee

    Arena football team moving to the Pee Dee

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-07-31 22:03:13 GMT
    An arena football team is coming to the Pee Dee. (Source: WMBF News)An arena football team is coming to the Pee Dee. (Source: WMBF News)
    An arena football team is coming to the Pee Dee. (Source: WMBF News)An arena football team is coming to the Pee Dee. (Source: WMBF News)

    The 2018 defending American Arena League champions are making their way to the Pee Dee.

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    The 2018 defending American Arena League champions are making their way to the Pee Dee.

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  • Police: Two wanted for questioning after counterfeit money used at Walmart

    Police: Two wanted for questioning after counterfeit money used at Walmart

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-07-31 16:34:31 GMT
    Two people are wanted for questioning after counterfeit money was used at the Walmart on South Irby Street on July 28 (Source: Florence PD)Two people are wanted for questioning after counterfeit money was used at the Walmart on South Irby Street on July 28 (Source: Florence PD)
    Two people are wanted for questioning after counterfeit money was used at the Walmart on South Irby Street on July 28 (Source: Florence PD)Two people are wanted for questioning after counterfeit money was used at the Walmart on South Irby Street on July 28 (Source: Florence PD)

    Two people are wanted for questioning after counterfeit money was used at the Walmart on South Irby Street on July 28, according to a news release from the Florence Police Department.

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    Two people are wanted for questioning after counterfeit money was used at the Walmart on South Irby Street on July 28, according to a news release from the Florence Police Department.

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  • How to properly care for your yard and pool during heavy rain

    How to properly care for your yard and pool during heavy rain

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-07-31 14:48:46 GMT
    With heavy rain in the forecast, some might be wondering how to deal with maintaining your yards (Source: WMBF News)With heavy rain in the forecast, some might be wondering how to deal with maintaining your yards (Source: WMBF News)

    With heavy rain in the forecast, some might be wondering how to deal with maintaining your yards. Rain can be a great thing for our yards and plants, but too much rain can cause a bit of a problem.

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    With heavy rain in the forecast, some might be wondering how to deal with maintaining your yards. Rain can be a great thing for our yards and plants, but too much rain can cause a bit of a problem.

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  • Florence residents experience major flooding after weekend storm

    Florence residents experience major flooding after weekend storm

    Monday, July 30 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-07-31 02:26:09 GMT
    Residents are upset after parts of Florence experienced weekend flooding. (Source: WMBF News)Residents are upset after parts of Florence experienced weekend flooding. (Source: WMBF News)
    Residents are upset after parts of Florence experienced weekend flooding. (Source: WMBF News)Residents are upset after parts of Florence experienced weekend flooding. (Source: WMBF News)

    Some residents who live in Florence experienced several inches of flooding in their yards and homes from Saturday night's storm and they are simply fed up with it.

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    Some residents who live in Florence experienced several inches of flooding in their yards and homes from Saturday night's storm and they are simply fed up with it.

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  • Teen cited in fatal Darlington County crash that left one dead

    Teen cited in fatal Darlington County crash that left one dead

    Monday, July 30 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-07-30 20:06:58 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A 14-year-old girl has been cited in connection with a fatal crash last week that left one person dead, according to officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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    A 14-year-old girl has been cited in connection with a fatal crash last week that left one person dead, according to officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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  • One dies after accident near Darlington Friday

    One dies after accident near Darlington Friday

    Monday, July 30 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-07-30 19:45:09 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) - One person is dead and two are still recovering after an accident near Darlington on Friday. According to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the collision happened when a pair of juvenile drivers failed to yield to the right of way and hit an oncoming car at the intersection of High Point Road and Indian Branch Road.  The person killed in the crash was not wearing their seat belt at the time of the accident according to SCHP...

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    DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) - One person is dead and two are still recovering after an accident near Darlington on Friday. According to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the collision happened when a pair of juvenile drivers failed to yield to the right of way and hit an oncoming car at the intersection of High Point Road and Indian Branch Road.  The person killed in the crash was not wearing their seat belt at the time of the accident according to SCHP...

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  • FIRST ALERT: More heavy rain may lead to flood concerns by afternoon

    FIRST ALERT: More heavy rain may lead to flood concerns by afternoon

    Monday, July 30 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-07-30 15:57:08 GMT
    Midday Future RadarMidday Future Radar

    Another round of heavy rain may lead to increasing flood concerns Monday afternoon and evening. 

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    Another round of heavy rain may lead to increasing flood concerns Monday afternoon and evening. 

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  • Lumberton man killed by train after driving around railroad signals

    Lumberton man killed by train after driving around railroad signals

    Saturday, July 28 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-07-28 21:52:17 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) - A man was killed Saturday morning after authorities say he drove around railroad signals and was struck by an oncoming train.  According to North Carolina Highway Patrol 33-year-old Dusty Bryant of Lumberton was ejected from his vehicle after the Amtrak train struck his Honda near Highway 72 in Pembroke around 4:49 am. Authorities are not sure what caused Bryant to ignore the railroad signals.  NCHP and Amtrak are currently investigating the in...

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    ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) - A man was killed Saturday morning after authorities say he drove around railroad signals and was struck by an oncoming train.  According to North Carolina Highway Patrol 33-year-old Dusty Bryant of Lumberton was ejected from his vehicle after the Amtrak train struck his Honda near Highway 72 in Pembroke around 4:49 am. Authorities are not sure what caused Bryant to ignore the railroad signals.  NCHP and Amtrak are currently investigating the in...

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  • Horry County Fire responding to rural house fire

    Horry County Fire responding to rural house fire

    Saturday, July 28 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-07-28 18:46:27 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Horry County Fire is responding to a house fire on Pee Dee Hwy Saturday. Units operating on a working house fire at 1820 Pee Dee Hwy, Georgetown County assisting. — Horry SC Fire Rescue (@hcfirerescue) July 28, 2018 According to Battalion Chief John Fowler there are no injuries as a result of the blaze.  Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Horry County Fire is responding to a house fire on Pee Dee Hwy Saturday. Units operating on a working house fire at 1820 Pee Dee Hwy, Georgetown County assisting. — Horry SC Fire Rescue (@hcfirerescue) July 28, 2018 According to Battalion Chief John Fowler there are no injuries as a result of the blaze.  Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved. 

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  • Pee Dee's Abbott takes on Crossfit games

    Pee Dee's Abbott takes on Crossfit games

    Friday, July 27 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-07-28 02:45:15 GMT
    A mother of three teaches a Crossfit in the Pee Dee. (Source: WMBF News)A mother of three teaches a Crossfit in the Pee Dee. (Source: WMBF News)

    It's just a quarter before 6 a.m. in Florence. It's anything but quiet inside Pee Dee Crossfit.

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    It's just a quarter before 6 a.m. in Florence. It's anything but quiet inside Pee Dee Crossfit.

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  • SC deputy on lunch break smells pot at drive-thru, makes arrest

    SC deputy on lunch break smells pot at drive-thru, makes arrest

    Friday, July 27 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-07-27 20:50:22 GMT
    A Darlington County deputy on his lunch break reportedly confiscated drugs from a person's car in the drive-thru. (Source: Darlington County Sheriff's Office)A Darlington County deputy on his lunch break reportedly confiscated drugs from a person's car in the drive-thru. (Source: Darlington County Sheriff's Office)

    A Darlington man faces drug charges after a sheriff’s deputy on his lunch break reportedly smelled marijuana coming from a vehicle in the drive-thru.

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    A Darlington man faces drug charges after a sheriff’s deputy on his lunch break reportedly smelled marijuana coming from a vehicle in the drive-thru.

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  • This is Carolina: Colt's Closet giving back to hospital that gave to him

    This is Carolina: Colt's Closet giving back to hospital that gave to him

    Friday, July 27 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-07-27 19:08:21 GMT
    A young boy from Surfside Beach is making all the difference at the children's clinic in Palmetto Health Children's Hospital (Source: WMBF News)A young boy from Surfside Beach is making all the difference at the children's clinic in Palmetto Health Children's Hospital (Source: WMBF News)

    A young boy from Surfside Beach is making all the difference at the children's clinic in Palmetto Health Children's Hospital. After being pricked and tested all day, you could say he's giving other children a light at the end of the tunnel.

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    A young boy from Surfside Beach is making all the difference at the children's clinic in Palmetto Health Children's Hospital. After being pricked and tested all day, you could say he's giving other children a light at the end of the tunnel.

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  • International company begins operations in Florence County

    International company begins operations in Florence County

    Friday, July 27 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-07-27 16:43:43 GMT
    (Source: Arctic on Facebook)(Source: Arctic on Facebook)

    An international company that manufactures cooling systems for computers, is in full operation in Florence County. ARCTIC, which sells products in over 45 countries, was founded in Switzerland in 2001.

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    An international company that manufactures cooling systems for computers, is in full operation in Florence County. ARCTIC, which sells products in over 45 countries, was founded in Switzerland in 2001.

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  • Carolina Traditions: The Hot and Hot Fish Club from the 1800s lives on in modern times

    Carolina Traditions: The Hot and Hot Fish Club from the 1800s lives on in modern times

    Friday, July 27 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-07-27 04:07:03 GMT
    The first iteration of the Hot and Hot Fish Club goes back to early American leaders in slim fishing boats, skimming along the South Carolina coast, soon after the American Revolution (Source: WMBF News)The first iteration of the Hot and Hot Fish Club goes back to early American leaders in slim fishing boats, skimming along the South Carolina coast, soon after the American Revolution (Source: WMBF News)
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    The Hot and Hot Fish Club is an odd name. If it sounds familiar, you’ve probably been to the popular bar and restaurant in Murrells Inlet called the “Hot Fish Club” or maybe down to Birmingham, Alabama to the award-winning restaurant “Hot and Hot Fish Club.”

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    The Hot and Hot Fish Club is an odd name. If it sounds familiar, you’ve probably been to the popular bar and restaurant in Murrells Inlet called the “Hot Fish Club” or maybe down to Birmingham, Alabama to the award-winning restaurant “Hot and Hot Fish Club.”

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  • DASH CAM VIDEO: Woman evades deputies, flips car in chase

    DASH CAM VIDEO: Woman evades deputies, flips car in chase

    Thursday, July 26 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-07-26 23:51:21 GMT
    Brittany Nicole Jeffords (Source: FCSO)Brittany Nicole Jeffords (Source: FCSO)

    Dash cam footage released Thursday by the Florence County Sheriff’s Office reportedly shows a woman’s attempt to flee from deputies who were attempting a traffic stop. 

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    Dash cam footage released Thursday by the Florence County Sheriff’s Office reportedly shows a woman’s attempt to flee from deputies who were attempting a traffic stop. 

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  • Overnight shooting leaves bullet holes in 13 year old's bedroom

    Overnight shooting leaves bullet holes in 13 year old's bedroom

    Thursday, July 26 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-07-26 22:09:25 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office says deputies are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday night just before midnight on Franway Drive. Officials do not have information on a suspect right now, but they revealed the shooting happened at the house next door to where Darrell Scott, Denise Porter and his daughter, Dee live. Officials said the shooting left the home and multiple vehicles damaged.

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    DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office says deputies are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday night just before midnight on Franway Drive. Officials do not have information on a suspect right now, but they revealed the shooting happened at the house next door to where Darrell Scott, Denise Porter and his daughter, Dee live. Officials said the shooting left the home and multiple vehicles damaged.

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  • Local, state officials relaunch Human Trafficking Task Force

    Local, state officials relaunch Human Trafficking Task Force

    Thursday, July 26 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-07-26 22:08:48 GMT
    Source: Erin EdwardsSource: Erin Edwards
    Source: Erin EdwardsSource: Erin Edwards

    Coastal Region Task Force was relaunched by the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office on Thursday. It’s goal is to educate the public on recognizing human trafficking.

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    Coastal Region Task Force was relaunched by the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office on Thursday. It’s goal is to educate the public on recognizing human trafficking.

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  • Judge stays wrongful death lawsuit against couple accused in Darlington double murder

    Judge stays wrongful death lawsuit against couple accused in Darlington double murder

    Thursday, July 26 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-07-26 20:46:32 GMT
    Cephas Cowick. (Source: Darlington County Detention Center)Cephas Cowick. (Source: Darlington County Detention Center)
    Cephas Cowick. (Source: Darlington County Detention Center)Cephas Cowick. (Source: Darlington County Detention Center)

    A judge has stayed a wrongful death lawsuit against the couple accused of murdering a Darlington County woman and her granddaughter.

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    A judge has stayed a wrongful death lawsuit against the couple accused of murdering a Darlington County woman and her granddaughter.

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  • Man wanted for attempted murder in Massachusetts arrested in Darlington County

    Man wanted for attempted murder in Massachusetts arrested in Darlington County

    Thursday, July 26 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-07-26 20:36:14 GMT
    Marcus Hurt (Source: U.S. Marshals Service)Marcus Hurt (Source: U.S. Marshals Service)
    Marcus Hurt (Source: US Marshals Service)Marcus Hurt (Source: US Marshals Service)

    A man wanted for attempted murder out of Massachusetts was arrested Thursday in the Darlington area.

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    A man wanted for attempted murder out of Massachusetts was arrested Thursday in the Darlington area.

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  • Pamplico man brought back to SC to face murder charge

    Pamplico man brought back to SC to face murder charge

    Thursday, July 26 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-07-26 18:47:51 GMT
    Zafir Abdul Bethea (Source: Florence County Detention Center)Zafir Abdul Bethea (Source: Florence County Detention Center)

    A Pamplico man is now in the custody of Florence County Sheriff’s Deputies charged with the October 2017 murder of a man in Pamplico. 

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    A Pamplico man is now in the custody of Florence County Sheriff’s Deputies charged with the October 2017 murder of a man in Pamplico. 

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  • SC Attorney General's Office holds violence against women training

    SC Attorney General's Office holds violence against women training

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-07-26 03:03:00 GMT
    Violence against women training at Francis Marion University (Source: WMBF News)Violence against women training at Francis Marion University (Source: WMBF News)

    The South Carolina Attorney General's Office, along with the Francis Marion University Police Department, held violence against women training for professionals and the public on FMU’s campus in Florence on Wednesday morning.

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    The South Carolina Attorney General's Office, along with the Francis Marion University Police Department, held violence against women training for professionals and the public on FMU’s campus in Florence on Wednesday morning.

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  • Police investigating after one killed, another injured in Florence shooting

    Police investigating after one killed, another injured in Florence shooting

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-07-26 01:07:01 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    One person was killed and another was injured in a shooting Wednesday morning in Florence.

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    One person was killed and another was injured in a shooting Wednesday morning in Florence.

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  • Man arrested, accused of stealing multiple cars from dealership

    Man arrested, accused of stealing multiple cars from dealership

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-07-25 22:51:41 GMT
    Davonta Bethea (Source: Marion Police Department)Davonta Bethea (Source: Marion Police Department)

    Marion police say Davonta Suton Bethea has been arrested and charged in a string of vehicle thefts. 

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    Marion police say Davonta Suton Bethea has been arrested and charged in a string of vehicle thefts. 

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  • Adult, 3 children rescued from submerged car in Florence

    Adult, 3 children rescued from submerged car in Florence

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-07-25 22:46:21 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Police rescued an adult and three small children Wednesday afternoon after their vehicle was found submerged following storm flooding in Florence.

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    Police rescued an adult and three small children Wednesday afternoon after their vehicle was found submerged following storm flooding in Florence.

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  • Person wanted for questioning in shoplifting incident at Walgreen’s

    Person wanted for questioning in shoplifting incident at Walgreen’s

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-07-25 21:00:12 GMT
    The Florence Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person wanted for questioning in regards to a shoplifting incident on July 16 at the Walgreen’s on South Irby Street (Source: Florence PD)The Florence Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person wanted for questioning in regards to a shoplifting incident on July 16 at the Walgreen’s on South Irby Street (Source: Florence PD)
    The Florence Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person wanted for questioning in regards to a shoplifting incident on July 16 at the Walgreen’s on South Irby Street (Source: Florence PD)The Florence Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person wanted for questioning in regards to a shoplifting incident on July 16 at the Walgreen’s on South Irby Street (Source: Florence PD)

    The Florence Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person wanted for questioning in regards to a shoplifting incident on July 16 at the Walgreen’s on South Irby Street.

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    The Florence Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person wanted for questioning in regards to a shoplifting incident on July 16 at the Walgreen’s on South Irby Street.

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  • Person wanted for questioning after armed robbery in Florence

    Person wanted for questioning after armed robbery in Florence

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-07-25 20:39:27 GMT
    Police say the suspect took the victim’s money at gunpoint before fleeing toward Radio Drive (Source: Florence PD)Police say the suspect took the victim’s money at gunpoint before fleeing toward Radio Drive (Source: Florence PD)
    Police say the suspect took the victim’s money at gunpoint before fleeing toward Radio Drive (Source: Florence PD)Police say the suspect took the victim’s money at gunpoint before fleeing toward Radio Drive (Source: Florence PD)

    A person is wanted for questioning following an armed robbery on July 10 outside the Red Roof Inn at 2690 David H. McLeod Boulevard.

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    A person is wanted for questioning following an armed robbery on July 10 outside the Red Roof Inn at 2690 David H. McLeod Boulevard.

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  • WMBF News announces SC Weekend initiative

    WMBF News announces SC Weekend initiative

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-07-25 01:47:34 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    WMBF News is proud to announce a new, multi-platform initiative focusing on the food, the fun, and the adventures of the Palmetto State.

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    WMBF News is proud to announce a new, multi-platform initiative focusing on the food, the fun, and the adventures of the Palmetto State.

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  • Suspect wanted after packages removed from front porch of Florence Co. home

    Suspect wanted after packages removed from front porch of Florence Co. home

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-07-24 21:59:21 GMT
    Deputies are investigating after a man was caught on home surveillance footage removing delivered packages from the front porch of a Florence County home (Source: FCSO)Deputies are investigating after a man was caught on home surveillance footage removing delivered packages from the front porch of a Florence County home (Source: FCSO)

    Deputies are investigating after a man was caught on home surveillance footage removing delivered packages from the front porch of a Florence County home.

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    Deputies are investigating after a man was caught on home surveillance footage removing delivered packages from the front porch of a Florence County home.

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  • Deputies need your help in larceny investigation

    Deputies need your help in larceny investigation

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-07-24 21:24:25 GMT
    The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person of interest in a larceny investigation (Source: FCSO)The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person of interest in a larceny investigation (Source: FCSO)
    The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person of interest in a larceny investigation (Source: FCSO)The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person of interest in a larceny investigation (Source: FCSO)

    The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person of interest in a larceny investigation.

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    The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person of interest in a larceny investigation.

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  • South Carolina's tax free weekend to be held August 3-5

    South Carolina's tax free weekend to be held August 3-5

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-07-24 21:08:11 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    Tax free weekend in South Carolina will be held on August 3 to August 5. According to the South Carolina Department of Revenue, a variety of back-to-school essentials are exempt from the state's 6 percent sales tax and any applicable local taxes.

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    Tax free weekend in South Carolina will be held on August 3 to August 5. According to the South Carolina Department of Revenue, a variety of back-to-school essentials are exempt from the state's 6 percent sales tax and any applicable local taxes.

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

    Trial date set for one suspect in deadly convenience store robberies

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

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

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

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  • FIRST ALERT: Seasonably hot, humid weather sticks around

    FIRST ALERT: Seasonably hot, humid weather sticks around

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:24 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:24:45 GMT
    Source: WMBF First Alert WeatherSource: WMBF First Alert Weather
    Source: WMBF First Alert WeatherSource: WMBF First Alert Weather

    Seasonably hot and humid weather will linger through the rest of the week before rain chances increase again by the weekend.  This afternoon will be another hot one with temperatures near 90 at the beach and the lower and middle 90s across the Pee Dee. The heat index will climb to around 100 for most of the afternoon. While most areas will stay dry, a few spots may see a brief afternoon storm.

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    Seasonably hot and humid weather will linger through the rest of the week before rain chances increase again by the weekend.  This afternoon will be another hot one with temperatures near 90 at the beach and the lower and middle 90s across the Pee Dee. The heat index will climb to around 100 for most of the afternoon. While most areas will stay dry, a few spots may see a brief afternoon storm.

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

    Residents concerned by amount of stormwater build up in Surfside Beach

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

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

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

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