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  • 24 Hours of Hugo: Former city manager recalls city's response to 1989 hurricane

    24 Hours of Hugo: Former city manager recalls city's response to 1989 hurricane

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:23:19 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    Friday marks 28 years since Hurricane Hugo made landfall in South Carolina. It's a storm that left its mark on our coast, and changed the way we respond to tropical weather. Tom Leath was the Myrtle Beach city manager at the time, with less than two years on the job. He spoke to WMBF News Friday morning to take us through 24 hours of Hugo, from the evening before it struck, through the following afternoon.

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    Friday marks 28 years since Hurricane Hugo made landfall in South Carolina. It's a storm that left its mark on our coast, and changed the way we respond to tropical weather. Tom Leath was the Myrtle Beach city manager at the time, with less than two years on the job. He spoke to WMBF News Friday morning to take us through 24 hours of Hugo, from the evening before it struck, through the following afternoon.

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  • RAW: Inside a house fire in North Myrtle Beach

    RAW: Inside a house fire in North Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 5:38 AM EDT2017-09-12 09:38:45 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    A WMBF News photographer was allowed inside a house that caught fire Tuesday morning, displacing seven people inside. Check out the video of the home here.

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    A WMBF News photographer was allowed inside a house that caught fire Tuesday morning, displacing seven people inside. Check out the video of the home here.

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  • DNA may be key to successful dieting and fitness goals

    DNA may be key to successful dieting and fitness goals

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-07-12 02:19:48 GMT
    GXSlim is one company offering a genetic analysis. (Source: WMBF News)GXSlim is one company offering a genetic analysis. (Source: WMBF News)

    We all know dieting and exercise is no easy task. Some say just getting to the gym is half the battle, while others say abs are made in the kitchen. But what if you learned that all this time, the key to weight loss is not what goes in, but rather what’s already inside of you? In most gyms across the nation, you’ll find them packed with fitness fanatics.

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    We all know dieting and exercise is no easy task. Some say just getting to the gym is half the battle, while others say abs are made in the kitchen. But what if you learned that all this time, the key to weight loss is not what goes in, but rather what’s already inside of you? In most gyms across the nation, you’ll find them packed with fitness fanatics.

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  • Full interview with mom who started Facebook group about vaccines for children

    Full interview with mom who started Facebook group about vaccines for children

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-08-16 03:23:33 GMT
    Alexandria Cowell (Source: WMBF News)Alexandria Cowell (Source: WMBF News)

    An Horry County mother started a Facebook page to educate area parents about vaccinations for their children.

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    An Horry County mother started a Facebook page to educate area parents about vaccinations for their children.

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  • Marla shows how to make a pinhole viewer for the solar eclipse

    Marla shows how to make a pinhole viewer for the solar eclipse

    Monday, August 14 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-08-14 19:25:46 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    If you’re having trouble finding solar eclipse glasses, or if you want a fun craft activity to do with your kids, you can easily make a pinhole viewer with materials found around the house. Meteorologist Marla Branson sat down with her son Owen to walk through the steps of creating a pinhole viewer out of a cereal box, some white paper, aluminum foil and tape.

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    If you’re having trouble finding solar eclipse glasses, or if you want a fun craft activity to do with your kids, you can easily make a pinhole viewer with materials found around the house. Meteorologist Marla Branson sat down with her son Owen to walk through the steps of creating a pinhole viewer out of a cereal box, some white paper, aluminum foil and tape.

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  • INTERACTIVE: Vaccination in South Carolina for '16-'17 school y ear

    INTERACTIVE: Vaccination in South Carolina for '16-'17 school y ear

    Thursday, August 10 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-08-10 22:49:47 GMT
    Source: Raycom MediaSource: Raycom Media

    Data from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control shows vaccination data for the 2016-2017 school year.

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    Data from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control shows vaccination data for the 2016-2017 school year.

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  • Extended interview with Davis Morris, performer at the GTS Theatre

    Extended interview with Davis Morris, performer at the GTS Theatre

    Thursday, August 10 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-08-10 21:23:05 GMT
    Davis Morris. (Source: WMBF News)Davis Morris. (Source: WMBF News)

    On Thursday, as part of Anchor Christel Bell’s weekly roundup of events happening each weekend, she spoke to one of the actors at the GTS Theatre about the upcoming Motor City Musical. Watch her interview with David Morris about his performance in the show, which is a tribute to Motown, and his experiences traveling the world singing and performing.

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    On Thursday, as part of Anchor Christel Bell’s weekly roundup of events happening each weekend, she spoke to one of the actors at the GTS Theatre about the upcoming Motor City Musical. Watch her interview with David Morris about his performance in the show, which is a tribute to Motown, and his experiences traveling the world singing and performing.

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  • Extended interview with Horry Co. Police Chief Hill on former deputy chief's resignation

    Extended interview with Horry Co. Police Chief Hill on former deputy chief's resignation

    Thursday, August 10 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-08-10 21:10:37 GMT
    Chief Joseph Hill. (Source: WMBF News)Chief Joseph Hill. (Source: WMBF News)

    Horry County Police Chief Joseph Hill spoke to Reporter Meredith Helline Thursday about the documents showing that former Deputy Chief of Police Maurice Jones resigned in June after an Internal Affairs investigation revealed he allegedly lied about ordering a subordinate of his to drop 53 open cases.

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    Horry County Police Chief Joseph Hill spoke to Reporter Meredith Helline Thursday about the documents showing that former Deputy Chief of Police Maurice Jones resigned in June after an Internal Affairs investigation revealed he allegedly lied about ordering a subordinate of his to drop 53 open cases.

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  • VIDEO: Myrtle Beach native recounts meeting stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood

    VIDEO: Myrtle Beach native recounts meeting stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood

    Thursday, July 27 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-07-28 02:45:58 GMT
    Dino Thompson tells his stories of meeting stars at the Ocean Forest Hotel in the mid-20th Century. (Source: WMBF News)Dino Thompson tells his stories of meeting stars at the Ocean Forest Hotel in the mid-20th Century. (Source: WMBF News)

    Thursday at 11 p.m. on WMBF News, we have a special report looking back at the fascinating history of the Myrtle Beach area, specifically the failed Arcady project. As part of that report, we spoke to Dino Thompson, a Myrtle Beach native and business owner who has some intriguing and hilarious stories from a time when the Ocean Forest Hotel was a place visited by famous movie stars from the Golden Age Hollywood.

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    Thursday at 11 p.m. on WMBF News, we have a special report looking back at the fascinating history of the Myrtle Beach area, specifically the failed Arcady project. As part of that report, we spoke to Dino Thompson, a Myrtle Beach native and business owner who has some intriguing and hilarious stories from a time when the Ocean Forest Hotel was a place visited by famous movie stars from the Golden Age Hollywood.

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  • Exclusive video of drug bust at Conway motel Tuesday morning

    Exclusive video of drug bust at Conway motel Tuesday morning

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:46 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:46:45 GMT
    One of three suspects arrested in the drug bust. (Source: Michael Walter)One of three suspects arrested in the drug bust. (Source: Michael Walter)

    WMBF News was the only outlet present with Conway Police and the Drug Enforcement Unit conducted a drug raid on Conway motel Tuesday morning. Watch exclusive video from the raid here.

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    WMBF News was the only outlet present with Conway Police and the Drug Enforcement Unit conducted a drug raid on Conway motel Tuesday morning. Watch exclusive video from the raid here.

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  • WMBF Investigates: Horry County paid over $2M to settle lawsuits since 2015

    WMBF Investigates: Horry County paid over $2M to settle lawsuits since 2015

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-07-19 19:12:13 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    It was learned that the county, along with the state, doles out millions of dollars to settle lawsuits filed against the county. The tax dollars residents pay help to fund the state's insurance reserve fund that pays those settlements.   

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    It was learned that the county, along with the state, doles out millions of dollars to settle lawsuits filed against the county. The tax dollars residents pay help to fund the state's insurance reserve fund that pays those settlements.   

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  • FULL VIDEO: Ocean Blvd. shooting suspect's bond hearing

    FULL VIDEO: Ocean Blvd. shooting suspect's bond hearing

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 10:33 AM EDT2017-07-11 14:33:27 GMT
    Derias Little appears in bond court Tuesday. (Source: WMBF News)Derias Little appears in bond court Tuesday. (Source: WMBF News)

    Watch the full video of the bond hearing for Derias Jshawn Little, the suspect in the shooting on Ocean Blvd. on June 18 that injured 7 people and brought national attention to Myrtle Beach when millions watched it streaming live on Facebook.

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    Watch the full video of the bond hearing for Derias Jshawn Little, the suspect in the shooting on Ocean Blvd. on June 18 that injured 7 people and brought national attention to Myrtle Beach when millions watched it streaming live on Facebook.

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  • Full video of Sheriff Thompson's remarks at Sheriff of the Year ceremony

    Full video of Sheriff Thompson's remarks at Sheriff of the Year ceremony

    Monday, July 10 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-07-11 03:54:24 GMT
    Horry County Sheriff Phillip Thompson was honored as South Carolina's Sheriff of the Year. (Source: WMBF News)Horry County Sheriff Phillip Thompson was honored as South Carolina's Sheriff of the Year. (Source: WMBF News)

    Horry County Sheriff Phillip Thompson was honored as the 2017 Sheriff of the Year.

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    Horry County Sheriff Phillip Thompson was honored as the 2017 Sheriff of the Year.

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  • Exclusive raw video of undercover prostitution bust in Florence County

    Exclusive raw video of undercover prostitution bust in Florence County

    Friday, July 7 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-07-07 15:58:02 GMT

    The Florence County Sheriff's Office led an undercover prostitution sting overnight Thursday. WMBF News rode along for the exclusive video of the five-hour operation. See additional, exclusive raw video from the operation here.

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    The Florence County Sheriff's Office led an undercover prostitution sting overnight Thursday. WMBF News rode along for the exclusive video of the five-hour operation. See additional, exclusive raw video from the operation here.

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  • Hit and run victims say court let them down by finding man incompetent to stand trial

    Hit and run victims say court let them down by finding man incompetent to stand trial

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-07-06 02:55:57 GMT
    The damage left to Robert Nixon's car by the hit-and-run accident 2 years ago. (Source: Robert Nixon)The damage left to Robert Nixon's car by the hit-and-run accident 2 years ago. (Source: Robert Nixon)

    A South Carolina Highway Patrol report says an Horry County man was under the influence when he drove his truck into a couple’s car, then he walked away from the crash before police arrived. But that man is not going to jail, he’s not facing charges for second offense DUI or hit and run.

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    A South Carolina Highway Patrol report says an Horry County man was under the influence when he drove his truck into a couple’s car, then he walked away from the crash before police arrived. But that man is not going to jail, he’s not facing charges for second offense DUI or hit and run.

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  • Full interview with new AMA Chair Dr. Gerald Harmon

    Full interview with new AMA Chair Dr. Gerald Harmon

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-07-05 20:08:24 GMT
    Dr. Harmon has been named chair of the American Medical Association. (Source: WMBF News)Dr. Harmon has been named chair of the American Medical Association. (Source: WMBF News)

    WMBF News Anchor Kaitlin Stansell had the opportunity to sit down for an interview with Dr. Gerald Harmon, the local Georgetown County doctor who now heads the American Medical Association. Users of the WMBF News app can watch raw video of the full 16-minute interview with Dr. Harmon here.

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    WMBF News Anchor Kaitlin Stansell had the opportunity to sit down for an interview with Dr. Gerald Harmon, the local Georgetown County doctor who now heads the American Medical Association. Users of the WMBF News app can watch raw video of the full 16-minute interview with Dr. Harmon here.

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  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. - One Last Time at Daytona

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. - One Last Time at Daytona

    Friday, June 30 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-06-30 19:30:29 GMT
    (Source: NBC Sports)(Source: NBC Sports)

    Can he win one more time before retirement? Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be racing in Daytona one last time, and you can catch the NASCAR action Saturday at 6 p.m. on WMBF News. WMBF News App users – check out the video above of Earnhardt’s previous 3 wins at Daytona, in 2004, 2014, and 2015!

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    Can he win one more time before retirement? Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be racing in Daytona one last time, and you can catch the NASCAR action Saturday at 6 p.m. on WMBF News. WMBF News App users – check out the video above of Earnhardt’s previous 3 wins at Daytona, in 2004, 2014, and 2015!

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