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  • 'I'm struggling with the violence and why:' Community reacts to double murder on Highway 19

    'I'm struggling with the violence and why:' Community reacts to double murder on Highway 19

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-08-22 03:53:19 GMT
    Horry County Police continue to investigate the incident (Source: Marissa Tansino).Horry County Police continue to investigate the incident (Source: Marissa Tansino).
    Horry County Police continue to investigate the incident (Source: Marissa Tansino).Horry County Police continue to investigate the incident (Source: Marissa Tansino).

    A community is left shaken up and heartbroken after two men were found gunned down in their front yard Saturday. 

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    A community is left shaken up and heartbroken after two men were found gunned down in their front yard Saturday. 

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  • Convicted sex offender changes plea to guilty for sex crimes against children

    Convicted sex offender changes plea to guilty for sex crimes against children

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-08-22 03:14:23 GMT
    An Horry County judge sentenced Spirakis to 20 years in prison (Source: WMBF News)An Horry County judge sentenced Spirakis to 20 years in prison (Source: WMBF News)

    The Myrtle Beach man on trial for sexually assaulting two young children pleaded guilty on Tuesday.

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    The Myrtle Beach man on trial for sexually assaulting two young children pleaded guilty on Tuesday.

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  • Report: Pennsylvania priests allegedly abused teens while in SC

    Report: Pennsylvania priests allegedly abused teens while in SC

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-08-22 03:11:14 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    A grand jury report alleging decades of child molestation by priests across Pennsylvania includes two who are accused of taking victims to South Carolina, including a stop in Myrtle Beach.

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    A grand jury report alleging decades of child molestation by priests across Pennsylvania includes two who are accused of taking victims to South Carolina, including a stop in Myrtle Beach.

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  • Conway reflects on 1-year anniversary of 'unbelievable,' deadly bank robbery

    Conway reflects on 1-year anniversary of 'unbelievable,' deadly bank robbery

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-08-22 02:36:44 GMT
    Two women were killed at Conway's CresCom Bank on Aug. 21, 2017. (Source: WMBF News)Two women were killed at Conway's CresCom Bank on Aug. 21, 2017. (Source: WMBF News)

    A little more than an hour before the moon would overtake the sun above the city of Conway, Brandon Council walked into Crescom Bank with the confessed intention of hurting someone, according to FBI agents.

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    A little more than an hour before the moon would overtake the sun above the city of Conway, Brandon Council walked into Crescom Bank with the confessed intention of hurting someone, according to FBI agents.

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  • Man charged with sex crimes against child had two previous cases dismissed

    Man charged with sex crimes against child had two previous cases dismissed

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-08-22 02:35:08 GMT
    Ehab Mohamad Elmenshawi (Source: JRLDC)Ehab Mohamad Elmenshawi (Source: JRLDC)

    A North Carolina man was arrested Monday in connection to the sexual assault of a minor in Horry County on or between June 2012 and June 2013, according to a news release from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.

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    A North Carolina man was arrested Monday in connection to the sexual assault of a minor in Horry County on or between June 2012 and June 2013, according to a news release from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.

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  • UPDATE: Sixth suspect arrested in connection with bodies found shot, stabbed, burned in Socastee area

    UPDATE: Sixth suspect arrested in connection with bodies found shot, stabbed, burned in Socastee area

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-08-22 02:07:49 GMT
    Jeret Cox (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)Jeret Cox (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

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

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

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  • Myrtle Beach man who deputies say wanted to 'eat child' and use as 'sex slave' gets probation

    Myrtle Beach man who deputies say wanted to 'eat child' and use as 'sex slave' gets probation

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-08-22 01:47:33 GMT
    Justin Bensing (Source: GCSO)Justin Bensing (Source: GCSO)

    A Myrtle Beach man pleaded guilty earlier this month to two counts of solicitation of a minor following an investigation targeting child predators and sex traffickers in the Upstate. 

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    A Myrtle Beach man pleaded guilty earlier this month to two counts of solicitation of a minor following an investigation targeting child predators and sex traffickers in the Upstate. 

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  • Parents fear new bus stop adds danger to neighborhood and children

    Parents fear new bus stop adds danger to neighborhood and children

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:24:33 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    Residents in a Murrells Inlet neighborhood are scrambling for answers after they discovered a change to their bus stops just days before school started.  

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    Residents in a Murrells Inlet neighborhood are scrambling for answers after they discovered a change to their bus stops just days before school started.  

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  • Breaking

    Coroner identifies Conway area homicide victim

    Coroner identifies Conway area homicide victim

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:18:42 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    Horry County Police are investigating a death at a house along the 4600 block of Adrian Highway in Conway.

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    Horry County Police are investigating a death at a house along the 4600 block of Adrian Highway in Conway.

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  • Police look for second suspect in sex trafficking scheme spanning four states

    Police look for second suspect in sex trafficking scheme spanning four states

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-08-21 23:50:18 GMT
    Source: J Reuben Long Detention CenterSource: J Reuben Long Detention Center

    A man has been arrested and charged in connection to a human trafficking scheme spanning four states, ending in Myrtle Beach on Friday. 

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    A man has been arrested and charged in connection to a human trafficking scheme spanning four states, ending in Myrtle Beach on Friday. 

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  • CresCom Bank murder suspect's lawyers ask for law enforcement notes

    CresCom Bank murder suspect's lawyers ask for law enforcement notes

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-08-21 20:03:40 GMT
    Brandon Council (Source: Florence County Detention Center)Brandon Council (Source: Florence County Detention Center)
    Brandon Council (Source: Florence County Detention Center)Brandon Council (Source: Florence County Detention Center)
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – New documents have been filed in the case of a man charged with killing two employees at a CresCom Bank in Conway on August 21, 2017. Brandon Council’s attorneys have asked the judge in the federal case to order state and federal law enforcement officers to preserve their rough notes from their investigation of the case. Court documents filed Monday claim it is apparent from the defense’s perspective that several witness interviews were con...More >>
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – New documents have been filed in the case of a man charged with killing two employees at a CresCom Bank in Conway on August 21, 2017. Brandon Council’s attorneys have asked the judge in the federal case to order state and federal law enforcement officers to preserve their rough notes from their investigation of the case. Court documents filed Monday claim it is apparent from the defense’s perspective that several witness interviews were con...More >>
  • Police: Myrtle Beach man threatens to shoot people, blow up Family Kingdom

    Police: Myrtle Beach man threatens to shoot people, blow up Family Kingdom

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-08-21 15:31:43 GMT
    Christopher Aaron Good (Source: JRLDC)Christopher Aaron Good (Source: JRLDC)

    A Myrtle Beach man was arrested after allegedly telling a cab driver on August 16 he was going to blow up and shoot people at Family Kingdom Amusement Park, according to an arrest warrant.

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    A Myrtle Beach man was arrested after allegedly telling a cab driver on August 16 he was going to blow up and shoot people at Family Kingdom Amusement Park, according to an arrest warrant.

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  • Myrtle Beach Fire medic unit involved in traffic accident

    Myrtle Beach Fire medic unit involved in traffic accident

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-08-21 15:17:19 GMT
    A medic unit was involved in a traffic accident Tuesday afternoon on 38th Avenue North and Kings Highway (Source: WMBF News)A medic unit was involved in a traffic accident Tuesday afternoon on 38th Avenue North and Kings Highway (Source: WMBF News)

    A medic unit was involved in a traffic accident Tuesday afternoon on 38th Avenue North and Kings Highway, according to Lt. Jonathan Evans with Myrtle Beach Fire.

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    A medic unit was involved in a traffic accident Tuesday afternoon on 38th Avenue North and Kings Highway, according to Lt. Jonathan Evans with Myrtle Beach Fire.

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  • Restaurant Scorecard: Flies and mildew in some kitchens

    Restaurant Scorecard: Flies and mildew in some kitchens

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-08-21 13:55:08 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

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

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

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  • Horry County school officials say safety is top priority as students head back to classrooms

    Horry County school officials say safety is top priority as students head back to classrooms

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-08-21 12:26:47 GMT
    As students head back to the classrooms, school leaders want you to know safety is a top priority (Source: WMBF News)As students head back to the classrooms, school leaders want you to know safety is a top priority (Source: WMBF News)
    As students head back to the classrooms, school leaders want you to know safety is a top priority (Source: WMBF News)As students head back to the classrooms, school leaders want you to know safety is a top priority (Source: WMBF News)

    Back to school time is here. As students head back to the classrooms, school leaders want you to know safety is a top priority.

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    Back to school time is here. As students head back to the classrooms, school leaders want you to know safety is a top priority.

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  • Myrtle Beach man says his truck was stolen feet away from him in broad daylight on Ocean Blvd

    Myrtle Beach man says his truck was stolen feet away from him in broad daylight on Ocean Blvd

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-21 09:32:28 GMT
    Tyler Peplinski's truck is a 2013 Nissan with a missing tailgate. (Source: Tyler Peplinski)Tyler Peplinski's truck is a 2013 Nissan with a missing tailgate. (Source: Tyler Peplinski)
    Tyler Peplinski's truck is a 2013 Nissan with a missing tailgate. Source: Tyler Peplinski.Tyler Peplinski's truck is a 2013 Nissan with a missing tailgate. Source: Tyler Peplinski.

    A roadside assistance worker says his truck was stolen just feet away from him in broad daylight Sunday morning.

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    A roadside assistance worker says his truck was stolen just feet away from him in broad daylight Sunday morning.

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  • Police looking for man who broke into business and family's home, robbed them at gunpoint

    Police looking for man who broke into business and family's home, robbed them at gunpoint

    Monday, August 20 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-08-21 00:38:05 GMT
    Horry County Police have released pictures of a person in interest in a home invasion and business burglary in the Loris area Sunday night (Source: HCPD)Horry County Police have released pictures of a person in interest in a home invasion and business burglary in the Loris area Sunday night (Source: HCPD)

    Horry County Police have released pictures of a person in interest in a home invasion and business burglary in the Loris area Sunday night.

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    Horry County Police have released pictures of a person in interest in a home invasion and business burglary in the Loris area Sunday night.

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  • New information released after armed robbers hit NMB convenience store

    New information released after armed robbers hit NMB convenience store

    Monday, August 20 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-08-21 00:33:42 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Two men described as wearing black masks and hooded sweatshirts forced a store manager to hand over all the money in the cash register according to new documents released Monday. The two men allegedly robbed the Circle K convenience store in North Myrtle Beach on August 13, getting away with an unknown about of cash. The manager told police he was in the back of the store stocking shelves when the two men entered the store and demanded money. Po...

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    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Two men described as wearing black masks and hooded sweatshirts forced a store manager to hand over all the money in the cash register according to new documents released Monday. The two men allegedly robbed the Circle K convenience store in North Myrtle Beach on August 13, getting away with an unknown about of cash. The manager told police he was in the back of the store stocking shelves when the two men entered the store and demanded money. Po...

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  • Horry County Police Chief speaks on recent crime spree

    Horry County Police Chief speaks on recent crime spree

    Monday, August 20 2018 8:29 PM EDT2018-08-21 00:29:15 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Before the crime spree last Wednesday that traveled from Longs to North Carolina, Horry County's violent crime rate was down 41 percent from last year, according to Police Chief Joseph Hill.

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Before the crime spree last Wednesday that traveled from Longs to North Carolina, Horry County's violent crime rate was down 41 percent from last year, according to Police Chief Joseph Hill.

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  • UPDATE: Victims identified in Conway double murder

    UPDATE: Victims identified in Conway double murder

    Monday, August 20 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-08-20 21:05:29 GMT
    Source: Ian Klein/WMBF NewsSource: Ian Klein/WMBF News

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

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

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  • Cyber security experts urge online safety as students head back to school

    Cyber security experts urge online safety as students head back to school

    Monday, August 20 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:15:52 GMT
    Cyber security experts urge parents to discuss online safety with children before they head back to school. (Source: WMBF News)Cyber security experts urge parents to discuss online safety with children before they head back to school. (Source: WMBF News)

    Students across the Pee Dee and the Grand Strand are heading back to school this week which means they'll use the internet more frequently at school and at home. It also means your children could face the dangers associated with the digital world.

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    Students across the Pee Dee and the Grand Strand are heading back to school this week which means they'll use the internet more frequently at school and at home. It also means your children could face the dangers associated with the digital world.

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  • Report: Woman found intoxicated, ‘stumbling around’ with toddler

    Report: Woman found intoxicated, ‘stumbling around’ with toddler

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-08-20 16:27:52 GMT
    Danielle Rose Mercadante (Source: JRLDC)Danielle Rose Mercadante (Source: JRLDC)
    Danielle Rose Mercadante (Source: JRLDC)Danielle Rose Mercadante (Source: JRLDC)

    A woman was arrested Sunday morning after police say neighbors found her intoxicated and “stumbling around with a toddler,” according to an Horry County Police Department incident report.

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    A woman was arrested Sunday morning after police say neighbors found her intoxicated and “stumbling around with a toddler,” according to an Horry County Police Department incident report.

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  • Police: Suspect forces man to withdraw money at gunpoint, takes his truck

    Police: Suspect forces man to withdraw money at gunpoint, takes his truck

    Monday, August 20 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-08-20 12:20:46 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    A 31-year-old man was forced to withdraw money from several banks Sunday morning after reportedly being approached by a person with a gun outside the Masters Gentleman’s Club.

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    A 31-year-old man was forced to withdraw money from several banks Sunday morning after reportedly being approached by a person with a gun outside the Masters Gentleman’s Club.

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  • Coroner identifies body found of Peachtree Road in Socastee

    Coroner identifies body found of Peachtree Road in Socastee

    Sunday, August 19 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-08-20 00:42:33 GMT
    Source: Ian Klein/WMBFSource: Ian Klein/WMBF

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

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

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  • Breaking:

    UPDATE: Medical emergency not burglary triggered stand-off outside Surfside home

    UPDATE: Medical emergency not burglary triggered stand-off outside Surfside home

    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:49:32 GMT
    Source: Ian Klein WMBFSource: Ian Klein WMBF

    SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Police are responding to an unknown incident at a home near the intersection of Surfside Drive and Poplar Drive. Officials have not given an official word as to what the incident is. Details are very limited at this time. WMBF's Ian Klein is live on the scene and reports seeing multiple SWAT officers with heavy artillery drawn.  WMBF News has a crew at the scene working to find out more information. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All righ...

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    SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Police are responding to an unknown incident at a home near the intersection of Surfside Drive and Poplar Drive. Officials have not given an official word as to what the incident is. Details are very limited at this time. WMBF's Ian Klein is live on the scene and reports seeing multiple SWAT officers with heavy artillery drawn.  WMBF News has a crew at the scene working to find out more information. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All righ...

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  • Sen. Hembree home recovering after brain aneurysm scare

    Sen. Hembree home recovering after brain aneurysm scare

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:16:13 GMT
    S.C. Sen. Greg Hembree (Source: Greg Hembree for Senate website)S.C. Sen. Greg Hembree (Source: Greg Hembree for Senate website)

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Sen. Greg Hembree is finally home Sunday after suffering a brain aneurysm in early July. His daughter posted Saturday on Facebook, "My parents made it home from the hospital around lunchtime today and my dad is doing well." Sen. Hembree spent eight days in a medically-induced coma according to information from his family. Since 2013, Hembree has served Horry and Dillon counties in Senate District 28. Prior to his November 2012 ele...

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    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Sen. Greg Hembree is finally home Sunday after suffering a brain aneurysm in early July. His daughter posted Saturday on Facebook, "My parents made it home from the hospital around lunchtime today and my dad is doing well." Sen. Hembree spent eight days in a medically-induced coma according to information from his family. Since 2013, Hembree has served Horry and Dillon counties in Senate District 28. Prior to his November 2012 ele...

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  • Puppy rescued by Surfside Beach firefighter

    Puppy rescued by Surfside Beach firefighter

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:15:44 GMT
    Source: Surfside Beach Fire Department FBSource: Surfside Beach Fire Department FB
    Source: Surfside Beach Fire Department FBSource: Surfside Beach Fire Department FB
    SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — When duty calls this Surfside Beach firefighter sprung into action Sunday. Engineer Mike Miller helped rescue a trapped dog from underneath a vehicle on Sunday according to a Facebook post.  Surfside Beach Fire Dept. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.More >>
    SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — When duty calls this Surfside Beach firefighter sprung into action Sunday. Engineer Mike Miller helped rescue a trapped dog from underneath a vehicle on Sunday according to a Facebook post.  Surfside Beach Fire Dept. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Police: Man attempted to use counterfeit bills twice at same store

    Police: Man attempted to use counterfeit bills twice at same store

    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:18:37 GMT
    Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department FBSource: Myrtle Beach Police Department FB
    Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department FBSource: Myrtle Beach Police Department FB
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Police are attempting to identify a man accused of using counterfeit bills at the same Ocean Boulevard convenience store on consecutive days.  Police say the man used a forged $20 bill in late July at the store in the area of 74th Avenue North and North Ocean Boulevard. He then attempted the same maneuver on the next day according to officials.  Myrtle Beach Police Department If you have any information please contact Detective Krist...More >>
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Police are attempting to identify a man accused of using counterfeit bills at the same Ocean Boulevard convenience store on consecutive days.  Police say the man used a forged $20 bill in late July at the store in the area of 74th Avenue North and North Ocean Boulevard. He then attempted the same maneuver on the next day according to officials.  Myrtle Beach Police Department If you have any information please contact Detective Krist...More >>
  • Habitat for Humanity helps family build their first home

    Habitat for Humanity helps family build their first home

    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-08-19 16:15:28 GMT
    Stanley's cut the ribbon at their new home (Source: WMBF News)Stanley's cut the ribbon at their new home (Source: WMBF News)
    Stanley's cut the ribbon at their new home (Source: WMBF News)Stanley's cut the ribbon at their new home (Source: WMBF News)

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) -- Since 1991, Habitat for Humanity of Horry County has been helping build, renovate and repair homes for families throughout the community. Saturday, one of those families received the keys to their new home. “It’s been a long struggle and hard process, but I made it through by the help of the good Lord, my mom and my kids,” said Sonya Stanley. For the Stanley’s it’s been nearly a two-year process going through the&nb...

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    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) -- Since 1991, Habitat for Humanity of Horry County has been helping build, renovate and repair homes for families throughout the community. Saturday, one of those families received the keys to their new home. “It’s been a long struggle and hard process, but I made it through by the help of the good Lord, my mom and my kids,” said Sonya Stanley. For the Stanley’s it’s been nearly a two-year process going through the&nb...

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  • Police: Unknown man attempted break-in near Pine Lakes

    Police: Unknown man attempted break-in near Pine Lakes

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:06:31 GMT
    Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department FBSource: Myrtle Beach Police Department FB
    Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department FBSource: Myrtle Beach Police Department FB
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Police are asking for the public's assistance Sunday to help identify a man, caught on camera attempting to break-in to a home in the Pine Lakes section of Myrtle Beach.  According to a Facebook post by the Myrtle Beach Police Department the man tried to enter the home through the back door but failed. The homeowner arrived during the attempted break-in and the suspect fled the scene.  Myrtle Beach Police Department If you ha...More >>
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Police are asking for the public's assistance Sunday to help identify a man, caught on camera attempting to break-in to a home in the Pine Lakes section of Myrtle Beach.  According to a Facebook post by the Myrtle Beach Police Department the man tried to enter the home through the back door but failed. The homeowner arrived during the attempted break-in and the suspect fled the scene.  Myrtle Beach Police Department If you ha...More >>
  • Woman arrested after child allegedly tests positive for heroin

    Woman arrested after child allegedly tests positive for heroin

    Sunday, August 19 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-08-19 13:31:43 GMT
    Source: J Reuben Long Detention CenterSource: J Reuben Long Detention Center

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

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

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  • Police searching for alleged Surfside armed robber

    Police searching for alleged Surfside armed robber

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-08-18 14:13:10 GMT
    Source: Horry County Police DepartmentSource: Horry County Police Department
    Source: Horry County Police DepartmentSource: Horry County Police Department
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Police are asking for the public's assistance Saturday in the search for an armed robbery suspect.  Horry County Police Department If you have any information about the identity of this suspect please call 843-915-TIPS or email police at crimetips@horrycounty.org. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.More >>
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) — Police are asking for the public's assistance Saturday in the search for an armed robbery suspect.  Horry County Police Department If you have any information about the identity of this suspect please call 843-915-TIPS or email police at crimetips@horrycounty.org. Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.More >>
  • "They were soulmates" In laws of victim killed in Food Lion parking lot speak out

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

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

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

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

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

    Tammy Moorer trial to go forward, motion to dismiss rejected

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • CDC: Drug overdose deaths up 6.6 percent nationwide

    CDC: Drug overdose deaths up 6.6 percent nationwide

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

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

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

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  • HCPD: Three crimes connected in spree; possibly more

    HCPD: Three crimes connected in spree; possibly more

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

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

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

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  • Man arrested following overnight drug investigation

    Man arrested following overnight drug investigation

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

    Police searching for alleged shoplifter

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

    Man killed in Food Lion parking lot during crime spree identified

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • VIDEO: Bear spotted wandering through Carolina Forest neighborhood

    VIDEO: Bear spotted wandering through Carolina Forest neighborhood

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Man dies in Georgetown County house fire

    Man dies in Georgetown County house fire

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

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

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

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  • Lakewood Elementary School grows young minds through gardening

    Lakewood Elementary School grows young minds through gardening

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

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

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

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  • Cafeteria employees preparing kitchens for the new school year

    Cafeteria employees preparing kitchens for the new school year

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

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

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

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  • Socastee area man killed in moped crash

    Socastee area man killed in moped crash

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Coroner identifies second victim found burned in vehicle in Socastee area

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

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

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

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

    Trial date set for one suspect in deadly convenience store robberies

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

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

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

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

    Residents concerned by amount of stormwater build up in Surfside Beach

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

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

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

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

    Horry County Schools will not receive buses from Department of Education

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

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

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

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  • Blogger sues city of Myrtle Beach, mayor for defamation

    Blogger sues city of Myrtle Beach, mayor for defamation

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

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

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

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  • American Legion Post 40 rebuilding one year after fire

    American Legion Post 40 rebuilding one year after fire

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

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

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

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

    Dog taken from front yard, ends up at doggie daycare

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Woman wanted for questioning in Walmart shoplifting investigation

    Woman wanted for questioning in Walmart shoplifting investigation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • VIDEO: Man medevaced from vessel off Myrtle Beach coast

    VIDEO: Man medevaced from vessel off Myrtle Beach coast

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Horry County Council approves referendum on impact fees

    Horry County Council approves referendum on impact fees

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

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

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

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  • City council approves entertainment overlay district

    City council approves entertainment overlay district

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

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

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

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  • Grand Dunes neighbors speak out about planned unit development

    Grand Dunes neighbors speak out about planned unit development

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    HCS predicts 2 percent annual enrollment increase over next 5 years

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Breaking

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Police: Man nearly drowns after falling in swash

    Police: Man nearly drowns after falling in swash

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

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

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

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  • Conway police searching for indecent exposure suspect

    Conway police searching for indecent exposure suspect

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

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

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

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

    Coroner identifies man found in surf at Myrtle Beach State Park

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

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

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

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  • Horry County to conduct mosquito aerial spray

    Horry County to conduct mosquito aerial spray

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Buses now need permission to travel on private roads

    Buses now need permission to travel on private roads

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

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

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

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  • Smoke shop weary of proposed Myrtle Beach ordinance

    Smoke shop weary of proposed Myrtle Beach ordinance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Myrtle Beach man arrested, charged following alleged assault

    Myrtle Beach man arrested, charged following alleged assault

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

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

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

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  • Crews fight overnight fire in Mt. Olive community

    Crews fight overnight fire in Mt. Olive community

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Carney Strong Initiative continue donations to rural fire departments

    Carney Strong Initiative continue donations to rural fire departments

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

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

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

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  • Marion County man dies in crash Sunday

    Marion County man dies in crash Sunday

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

    Marlboro County man arrested for burglary in Clio community

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

    Conway Fire responds to blaze at Jersey Mike's Subs

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

    Horry County law enforcement team up for community outreach

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

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

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

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  • Sen. Hembree breathing and talking without ventilator

    Sen. Hembree breathing and talking without ventilator

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

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

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

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  • Police: Couple stole steaks from Pawleys Publix

    Police: Couple stole steaks from Pawleys Publix

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

    Oyster renewal project in Cherry Grove showing promising results

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

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

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

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

    Woman wanted in connection to July robbery at Coastal Grand Mall

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    HCS increase heat safety regulations, gate security for football season

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

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

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

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

    Coke and peanuts: Southern tradition brought back into the limelight

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

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

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

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  • MYR changes handicap parking policy

    MYR changes handicap parking policy

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

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

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

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  • Breaking

    Case of measles confirmed in Georgetown County

    Case of measles confirmed in Georgetown County

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Increase in jellyfish, sharks seen along the Grand Strand

    Increase in jellyfish, sharks seen along the Grand Strand

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

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

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

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

    Horry County Council to vote on resolution regarding impact fees Tuesday

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

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

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

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  • Police charge man in 2016 armed robbery near Yaupon Drive

    Police charge man in 2016 armed robbery near Yaupon Drive

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Horry school district close to fully staffing bus driver vacancies

    Horry school district close to fully staffing bus driver vacancies

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Plans for a new restaurant on the Riverwalk moving along

    Plans for a new restaurant on the Riverwalk moving along

    Thursday, August 9 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-08-09 22:59:25 GMT
    A new steak and seafood restaurant could be coming to the Conway Riverwalk. (Source: Marissa Tansino)A new steak and seafood restaurant could be coming to the Conway Riverwalk. (Source: Marissa Tansino)

    Plans for a new steak and seafood restaurant on the Conway Riverwalk are moving along and residents and visitors could soon have a place to dine.

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    Plans for a new steak and seafood restaurant on the Conway Riverwalk are moving along and residents and visitors could soon have a place to dine.

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  • Man charged after allegedly striking child with a plastic sword

    Man charged after allegedly striking child with a plastic sword

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • VIDEO: Gator at Barefoot Landing snaps at dog

    VIDEO: Gator at Barefoot Landing snaps at dog

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

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

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

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  • Police: Restaurant employee beat with club after paycheck dispute

    Police: Restaurant employee beat with club after paycheck dispute

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • The Simpsons attraction set to open at Broadway

    The Simpsons attraction set to open at Broadway

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Residents express frustration about county line issue

    Residents express frustration about county line issue

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Dozens of registered sex offenders do not have addresses

    Dozens of registered sex offenders do not have addresses

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

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

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

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  • Breaking

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Breaking

    7-year-old girl drowns in pool at Myrtle Beach resort

    7-year-old girl drowns in pool at Myrtle Beach resort

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-08-08 22:43:17 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A juvenile lost their life after drowning in a pool at a Myrtle Beach resort Monday night, according to police.

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    A juvenile lost their life after drowning in a pool at a Myrtle Beach resort Monday night, according to police.

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  • 'He would just hug me:' Family mourns 17-year-old killed after being hit by three cars on SC 544

    'He would just hug me:' Family mourns 17-year-old killed after being hit by three cars on SC 544

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-08-08 21:31:20 GMT
    Jeremiah Davila-Hurst was walking home from his girlfriend's house when he was hit and killed by three cars. (Source: Zoraida Herpin)Jeremiah Davila-Hurst was walking home from his girlfriend's house when he was hit and killed by three cars. (Source: Zoraida Herpin)
    Jeremiah Davila-Hurst was walking home from his girlfriend's house when he was hit and killed by three cars. Source: Zoraida Herpin.Jeremiah Davila-Hurst was walking home from his girlfriend's house when he was hit and killed by three cars. Source: Zoraida Herpin.

    A family is in mourning following the death of a 17-year-old who was killed after being hit by three cars while walking along S.C. 544 Thursday night.

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    A family is in mourning following the death of a 17-year-old who was killed after being hit by three cars while walking along S.C. 544 Thursday night.

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  • Police arrest suspect in hit-and-run crash that injured one near 21st Avenue North

    Police arrest suspect in hit-and-run crash that injured one near 21st Avenue North

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-08-08 18:56:40 GMT
    Myrtle Beach police said this car was involved in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday night. (Source: MBPD)Myrtle Beach police said this car was involved in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday night. (Source: MBPD)
    Myrtle Beach police said this car was involved in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday night. (Source: MBPD)Myrtle Beach police said this car was involved in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday night. (Source: MBPD)
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Police have arrested a suspect in connection with Tuesday night’s hit-and-run crash at 21st Avenue North and Greens Boulevard that injured one person, according to Myrtle Beach Police Cpl. Thomas Vest. The suspect’s name and specific charges have not yet been released. Earlier in the day Wednesday, police located the vehicle involved in the crash that injured the pedestrian at approximately 9:11 p.m. Tuesday. Myrtle Beach Police Departm...More >>
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Police have arrested a suspect in connection with Tuesday night’s hit-and-run crash at 21st Avenue North and Greens Boulevard that injured one person, according to Myrtle Beach Police Cpl. Thomas Vest. The suspect’s name and specific charges have not yet been released. Earlier in the day Wednesday, police located the vehicle involved in the crash that injured the pedestrian at approximately 9:11 p.m. Tuesday. Myrtle Beach Police Departm...More >>
  • Ohio man dies after drowning in ocean in North Myrtle Beach

    Ohio man dies after drowning in ocean in North Myrtle Beach

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-08-08 18:29:11 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    An Ohio man has died two days after being pulled from the ocean in North Myrtle Beach.

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    An Ohio man has died two days after being pulled from the ocean in North Myrtle Beach.

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  • One injured in hit-and-run crash at 21st Avenue North

    One injured in hit-and-run crash at 21st Avenue North

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:53:30 GMT

    Police are looking for the person who struck a pedestrian with their vehicle in downtown Myrtle Beach Tuesday night and then left the scene.

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    Police are looking for the person who struck a pedestrian with their vehicle in downtown Myrtle Beach Tuesday night and then left the scene.

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  • Breaking

    Latta woman killed in single-vehicle crash on Secondary 31 in Horry County

    Latta woman killed in single-vehicle crash on Secondary 31 in Horry County

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:02:42 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    One person was killed in an early-morning crash Tuesday in Horry County.

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    One person was killed in an early-morning crash Tuesday in Horry County.

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  • Man charged with attempted murder after shots fired at Georgetown County mini-mart

    Man charged with attempted murder after shots fired at Georgetown County mini-mart

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-08-08 14:29:33 GMT
    Delbert Allen Jordan (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)Delbert Allen Jordan (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)
    Delbert Allen Jordan (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)Delbert Allen Jordan (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)

    A man has been charged with attempted murder after shots were fired during a confrontation at the 521 Mini-Mart on August 2, according to a news release from the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.

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    A man has been charged with attempted murder after shots were fired during a confrontation at the 521 Mini-Mart on August 2, according to a news release from the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.

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  • Grand Strand Humane Society welcomes new changes

    Grand Strand Humane Society welcomes new changes

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-08-08 14:19:01 GMT
    The Grand Strand Humane Society has had its fair share of ups and downs in the past (Source: WMBF News)The Grand Strand Humane Society has had its fair share of ups and downs in the past (Source: WMBF News)

    The Grand Strand Humane Society has had its fair share of ups and downs in the past. But now with new leadership and restructuring, organizers hope this will ensure a better environment for the animals they care for and prepare them for their forever homes.

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    The Grand Strand Humane Society has had its fair share of ups and downs in the past. But now with new leadership and restructuring, organizers hope this will ensure a better environment for the animals they care for and prepare them for their forever homes.

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  • Two arrested, charged following incident on Greens Boulevard

    Two arrested, charged following incident on Greens Boulevard

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-08-08 11:42:35 GMT
    L-R: Joe Lewis Williams and Roland James Kendeil (Source: JRLDC and MBPD)L-R: Joe Lewis Williams and Roland James Kendeil (Source: JRLDC and MBPD)
    L-R: Joe Lewis Williams and Roland James Kendeil (Source: JRLDC and MBPD)L-R: Joe Lewis Williams and Roland James Kendeil (Source: JRLDC and MBPD)

    Two men have been arrested in connection to an incident Monday in the 2000 block of Greens Boulevard, according to a Myrtle Beach Police Department incident report.

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    Two men have been arrested in connection to an incident Monday in the 2000 block of Greens Boulevard, according to a Myrtle Beach Police Department incident report.

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  • Nearly 200 new homes could be coming to East Cox Ferry Road

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    The land sits right next to Blackwater Middle School. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)The land sits right next to Blackwater Middle School. Source: Patrick Lloyd (WMBF)

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    Nearly 200 new single-family homes could end up being built on a 57-acre plot of land on East Cox Ferry Road.

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    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-08-08 09:31:16 GMT
    Dean Stephen Guadagno (Source: HCPD)Dean Stephen Guadagno (Source: HCPD)
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    Tuesday, August 7 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-08-08 01:31:28 GMT
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    Proposed location along South King's Highway for a solar farm. (Source:) Audrey BieskProposed location along South King's Highway for a solar farm. (Source:) Audrey Biesk

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    Tuesday, August 7 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-08-07 23:51:22 GMT
    Source: Erin EdwardsSource: Erin Edwards
    Source: Erin EdwardsSource: Erin Edwards

    Dozens of people in Surfside Beach are shocked to find their water bill doubled last month, especially with above-average rainfall.

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    Dozens of people in Surfside Beach are shocked to find their water bill doubled last month, especially with above-average rainfall.

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