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  • Consider This: Merry Christmas and Happy 2016

    Consider This: Merry Christmas and Happy 2016

    Tuesday, December 22 2015 5:09 PM EST2015-12-22 22:09:57 GMT
    Tuesday, December 22 2015 5:09 PM EST2015-12-22 22:09:57 GMT
    Source: FacebookSource: Facebook
    The Holidays are here and this year, more people than ever are able to travel.  Gas prices are helping people be able to afford to hit the road.  It’s great to see that after years of economic uncertainty, tight finances and worries over employment…more people now have the means to be with friends and family for Christmas. But it is also a time to reflect back on 2015.  It has been a challenging year.  More >>

    The Holidays are here and this year, more people than ever are able to travel.  Gas prices are helping people be able to afford to hit the road.  It’s great to see that after years of economic uncertainty, tight finances and worries over employment…more people now have the means to be with friends and family for Christmas. But it is also a time to reflect back on 2015.  It has been a challenging year. 

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  • Consider This: New development provides positive outlook for Grand Strand, Pee Dee

    Consider This: New development provides positive outlook for Grand Strand, Pee Dee

    Tuesday, December 15 2015 5:31 PM EST2015-12-15 22:31:44 GMT
    Tuesday, December 15 2015 5:31 PM EST2015-12-15 22:31:43 GMT
    We have had some new developments in some recent issues and projects along the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee that are very positive and encouraging.More >>

    We have had some new developments in some recent issues and projects along the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee that are very positive and encouraging.

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  • Consider This: Congratulations Mayor Elect Hines

    Consider This: Congratulations Mayor Elect Hines

    Thursday, December 10 2015 5:52 PM EST2015-12-10 22:52:56 GMT
    Thursday, December 10 2015 5:52 PM EST2015-12-10 22:52:56 GMT
    With all of the controversy surrounding the presidential election and the attention Donald Trump is getting…good stories, impactful stories that affect our communities can get lost or overlooked.History is being made in the city of Darlington as the city’s first female African American Mayor is getting ready to take office.Gloria Hines has already started by assembling a transition team focusing on infrastructure, revenue and helping businesses succeed.More >>

    With all of the controversy surrounding the presidential election and the attention Donald Trump is getting…good stories, impactful stories that affect our communities can get lost or overlooked.History is being made in the city of Darlington as the city’s first female African American Mayor is getting ready to take office.Gloria Hines has already started by assembling a transition team focusing on infrastructure, revenue and helping businesses succeed.

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  • Consider This: CAB’s standards should be the example

    Consider This: CAB’s standards should be the example

    Tuesday, December 8 2015 4:06 PM EST2015-12-08 21:06:18 GMT
    Tuesday, December 8 2015 4:06 PM EST2015-12-08 21:06:18 GMT
    It’s always great to see new business coming to our neighborhoods.   And, it’s good to know that there are appearance standards and expectations that must be met to be able to open in Myrtle Beach.The Carolina Ale House wants to build at the old Planet Hollywood site.  Its first attempt was shot down by the Community Appearance Board.  The reason:  the new building looked too institutional.The second attempt got the green light.More >>

    It’s always great to see new business coming to our neighborhoods.   And, it’s good to know that there are appearance standards and expectations that must be met to be able to open in Myrtle Beach.The Carolina Ale House wants to build at the old Planet Hollywood site.  Its first attempt was shot down by the Community Appearance Board.  The reason:  the new building looked too institutional.The second attempt got the green light.

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  • Consider This: Increasing Class Size; a dangerous decision

    Consider This: Increasing Class Size; a dangerous decision

    Tuesday, December 1 2015 5:17 PM EST2015-12-01 22:17:28 GMT
    Tuesday, December 1 2015 5:17 PM EST2015-12-01 22:17:27 GMT
    A move by members of the Horry County School board…should grab your attention.  They want to increase class sizes.Why?  To save money.  How?  By eliminating positions.That is a dangerous mentality…  Because where does it stop?  If we put one more student in each middle school and high school class now and increase it to an average of 26 kids…what’s the argument against 28, 29 even 30 kids per classroom?More >>

    A move by members of the Horry County School board…should grab your attention.  They want to increase class sizes.Why?  To save money.  How?  By eliminating positions.That is a dangerous mentality…  Because where does it stop?  If we put one more student in each middle school and high school class now and increase it to an average of 26 kids…what’s the argument against 28, 29 even 30 kids per classroom?

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  • Consider This: Don't forget local stores this Black Friday

    Consider This: Don't forget local stores this Black Friday

    Tuesday, November 24 2015 1:13 PM EST2015-11-24 18:13:50 GMT
    Tuesday, November 24 2015 5:20 PM EST2015-11-24 22:20:03 GMT
    Black Friday shoppers wait in line for doors to open, Photo Date: November 23, 2007. Cropped Photo: djLicious / Flickr / MGNBlack Friday shoppers wait in line for doors to open, Photo Date: November 23, 2007. Cropped Photo: djLicious / Flickr / MGN
    This week after we get together with friends and family, recognize how much we have to be thankful for, and eat way too much…The shopping frenzy begins.Black Friday is filled with crazy deals for those crazy enough to battle crowds, lines and sometimes the weather.I think it’s a great tradition and a great boost for the economy.  More >>

    This week after we get together with friends and family, recognize how much we have to be thankful for, and eat way too much…The shopping frenzy begins.Black Friday is filled with crazy deals for those crazy enough to battle crowds, lines and sometimes the weather.I think it’s a great tradition and a great boost for the economy.  

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  • Consider This: No tipping could have big benefits

    Consider This: No tipping could have big benefits

    Tuesday, November 17 2015 1:02 PM EST2015-11-17 18:02:13 GMT
    Tuesday, November 17 2015 5:00 PM EST2015-11-17 22:00:12 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    The debate is picking up over tipping in restaurants with Joe’s Crab Shack announcing it is testing a no tipping policy at some of its restaurants.People complain that they will have to pay more for their food.  Yes, you will.  But, you will also know the price up front.  Just like anything else you buy.I see a lot of benefits in ending tipping.  Why should customers be responsible for how much an employee makes?More >>
    The debate is picking up over tipping in restaurants with Joe’s Crab Shack announcing it is testing a no tipping policy at some of its restaurants.People complain that they will have to pay more for their food.  Yes, you will.  But, you will also know the price up front.  Just like anything else you buy.I see a lot of benefits in ending tipping.  Why should customers be responsible for how much an employee makes?More >>
  • Consider This: Digital radio system a clear choice for Horry County

    Consider This: Digital radio system a clear choice for Horry County

    Thursday, November 5 2015 5:36 PM EST2015-11-05 22:36:41 GMT
    Thursday, November 5 2015 5:36 PM EST2015-11-05 22:36:41 GMT
    Horry County leaders want to spend $16 million to buy a new digital radio system for emergency workers. The current one in use is an analog system and has dead spots that cause a public safety concern and on top of that…the system will no longer be usable after 2016 as the manufacturer will no longer support it, instead focusing on new, more reliable technology.More >>
    Horry County leaders want to spend $16 million to buy a new digital radio system for emergency workers. The current one in use is an analog system and has dead spots that cause a public safety concern and on top of that…the system will no longer be usable after 2016 as the manufacturer will no longer support it, instead focusing on new, more reliable technology.More >>
  • Consider This: Generosity Evident in Disaster Relief

    Tuesday, October 20 2015 12:52 PM EDT2015-10-20 16:52:52 GMT
    Tuesday, October 20 2015 5:00 PM EDT2015-10-20 21:00:14 GMT
    Our telethon last week helped raise over $16,000 for the American Red CrossOur telethon last week helped raise over $16,000 for the American Red Cross
    The long road to recovery is underway for the flooding victims in South Carolina.  So many people lost so much, but there is help available.And our viewers, neighbors and local business owners showed how much our community cares with their generosity. We raised $16,000 for disaster relief for the American Red Cross along with our radio partners Digity and Community broadcasters.What’s even more incredible is the amount of money raised for victims by working with our sis...More >>
    The long road to recovery is underway for the flooding victims in South Carolina.  So many people lost so much, but there is help available.And our viewers, neighbors and local business owners showed how much our community cares with their generosity. We raised $16,000 for disaster relief for the American Red Cross along with our radio partners Digity and Community broadcasters.What’s even more incredible is the amount of money raised for victims by working with our sis...More >>
  • Consider This: Excellence in Horry County Schools

    Consider This: Excellence in Horry County Schools

    Thursday, October 15 2015 1:48 PM EDT2015-10-15 17:48:45 GMT
    Thursday, October 15 2015 5:32 PM EDT2015-10-15 21:32:50 GMT
    I had an opportunity this week that forced me to leave this television station for the day and jump into another world.My day started at 7:30 a.m. and as I walked into my new “office” for the day I was greeted with smiles, compliments and an enthusiasm that was contagious.I was Principal for the day at Horry County School’s Scholars Academy.   Every person in that school, from the staff to the teachers to the students was full ...More >>
    I had an opportunity this week that forced me to leave this television station for the day and jump into another world.My day started at 7:30 a.m. and as I walked into my new “office” for the day I was greeted with smiles, compliments and an enthusiasm that was contagious.I was Principal for the day at Horry County School’s Scholars Academy.   Every person in that school, from the staff to the teachers to the students was full ...More >>
  • Consider This: Unhealthy lifestyles should not be accepted

    Consider This: Unhealthy lifestyles should not be accepted

    Tuesday, September 22 2015 5:23 PM EDT2015-09-22 21:23:29 GMT
    Tuesday, September 22 2015 5:23 PM EDT2015-09-22 21:23:28 GMT
    The results are out for the latest study on obesity in the United States.  According to the CDC, more than a third of U.S. adults are obese and around 17% of children are obese.  The results are not good, but if there is any encouraging news…it’s that obesity rates have remained steady and that South Carolina was not in the top ten of the most obese states.More >>
    The results are out for the latest study on obesity in the United States.  According to the CDC, more than a third of U.S. adults are obese and around 17% of children are obese.  The results are not good, but if there is any encouraging news…it’s that obesity rates have remained steady and that South Carolina was not in the top ten of the most obese states.More >>
  • Consider This: Chef Jeff cooks up positive exposure for Myrtle Beach

    Consider This: Chef Jeff cooks up positive exposure for Myrtle Beach

    Thursday, September 17 2015 5:56 PM EDT2015-09-17 21:56:53 GMT
    Thursday, September 17 2015 5:56 PM EDT2015-09-17 21:56:53 GMT
    Something spectacular has been going on this week in Myrtle Beach…a nationally known cooking show is shooting here…featuring some of our area’s best restaurants.“Flip My Food” with Chef Jeff is a unique cooking show that airs across the country and right here on WMBF.More >>
    Something spectacular has been going on this week in Myrtle Beach…a nationally known cooking show is shooting here…featuring some of our area’s best restaurants.“Flip My Food” with Chef Jeff is a unique cooking show that airs across the country and right here on WMBF.More >>
  • Consider This: South End plan could change Myrtle Beach's reputation

    Consider This: South End plan could change Myrtle Beach's reputation

    Tuesday, September 15 2015 4:29 PM EDT2015-09-15 20:29:16 GMT
    Tuesday, September 15 2015 4:46 PM EDT2015-09-15 20:46:19 GMT
    A new plan was announced to help redevelopment in the south end of Myrtle Beach… an area that has struggled for years.The city will offer incentives to developers that will give them money back….up to $2 million on their projects.This is the kind of thinking and leadership that benefits the entire community.More >>
    A new plan was announced to help redevelopment in the south end of Myrtle Beach… an area that has struggled for years.The city will offer incentives to developers that will give them money back….up to $2 million on their projects.This is the kind of thinking and leadership that benefits the entire community.More >>
  • Consider This: Southern 500’s throwback weekend a huge success

    Consider This: Southern 500’s throwback weekend a huge success

    Tuesday, September 8 2015 5:34 PM EDT2015-09-08 21:34:46 GMT
    Tuesday, September 8 2015 5:34 PM EDT2015-09-08 21:34:45 GMT
    Source: George UmbenhauerSource: George Umbenhauer
    What a great event with the Southern 500 moving back to Labor Day.  From the fans, the track leaders, to the drivers, everyone proved what a great sporting event this is.And the Darlington Police Department tells us…it was a very busy week…but with very few real problems.  The planning and execution proved safety was a priority and the fans were well behaved as well.Our WMBF News team also produced a spectacular 4 hour pre-race special ...More >>
    What a great event with the Southern 500 moving back to Labor Day.  From the fans, the track leaders, to the drivers, everyone proved what a great sporting event this is.And the Darlington Police Department tells us…it was a very busy week…but with very few real problems.  The planning and execution proved safety was a priority and the fans were well behaved as well.Our WMBF News team also produced a spectacular 4 hour pre-race special ...More >>
  • Consider This: Let’s celebrate Labor Day

    Consider This: Let’s celebrate Labor Day

    Thursday, September 3 2015 5:06 PM EDT2015-09-03 21:06:35 GMT
    Thursday, September 3 2015 5:06 PM EDT2015-09-03 21:06:35 GMT
    The excitement is building for the Labor Day Weekend.  And we are so lucky to have so much going on in our communities.  The big one: The Southern 500, it is back running on the holiday weekend where so many say it belongs.  And the track tells us, ticket sales are great.People are flocking to the Grand Strand to enjoy the last of summer and the events including Beach, Boogie and BBQ festival and Coastal Uncorked. More >>
    The excitement is building for the Labor Day Weekend.  And we are so lucky to have so much going on in our communities.  The big one: The Southern 500, it is back running on the holiday weekend where so many say it belongs.  And the track tells us, ticket sales are great.People are flocking to the Grand Strand to enjoy the last of summer and the events including Beach, Boogie and BBQ festival and Coastal Uncorked. More >>
  • Consider This: Favorable changes coming to 501

    Consider This: Favorable changes coming to 501

    Tuesday, September 1 2015 4:09 PM EDT2015-09-01 20:09:47 GMT
    Tuesday, September 1 2015 4:09 PM EDT2015-09-01 20:09:47 GMT
    Finally an eye sore is starting to come down on 501.  We all know how embarrassing it is to welcome visitors and guests to the Grand Strand and force them to drive down 501 with their families.  It’s a terrible welcome.  And not an appealing drive for locals either.But now the sign is now gone for the old Bunny Ranch, a dilapidated strip club that has been a problem for years… and soon the entire building will be too.More >>
    Finally an eye sore is starting to come down on 501.  We all know how embarrassing it is to welcome visitors and guests to the Grand Strand and force them to drive down 501 with their families.  It’s a terrible welcome.  And not an appealing drive for locals either.But now the sign is now gone for the old Bunny Ranch, a dilapidated strip club that has been a problem for years… and soon the entire building will be too.More >>
  • Consider This: More News and New Faces at WMBF

    Consider This: More News and New Faces at WMBF

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 3:54 PM EDT2015-08-25 19:54:21 GMT
    Tuesday, August 25 2015 5:20 PM EDT2015-08-25 21:20:07 GMT
    I am excited to announce that WMBF News is expanding and adding a new newscast.  WMBF News at 7PM launches on Monday.The decision to add another newscast really came out of the needs lifestyles of our viewers.  And, we are dedicated to providing information about our community, local businesses… local leaders, controversial issues, and weather at a time when it is convenient for you.More >>
    I am excited to announce that WMBF News is expanding and adding a new newscast.  WMBF News at 7PM launches on Monday.The decision to add another newscast really came out of the needs lifestyles of our viewers.  And, we are dedicated to providing information about our community, local businesses… local leaders, controversial issues, and weather at a time when it is convenient for you.More >>
  • Consider This: Don't be a danger on the road

    Consider This: Don't be a danger on the road

    Thursday, August 20 2015 5:06 PM EDT2015-08-20 21:06:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 20 2015 5:08 PM EDT2015-08-20 21:08:54 GMT
    Raycom MediaRaycom Media
    A lot of attention is focused on our school buses because of their age, the condition many of them are in and the debate over seatbelts in them.All of that is a concern.  I understand that.  But, the real danger to our kids on their way to and from school is drivers on the road.It’s all been caught on camera, drivers ignoring the stop signs on school buses as kids get on and off…passing and speeding in school zones and following a school bus way too closely.Consi...More >>
    A lot of attention is focused on our school buses because of their age, the condition many of them are in and the debate over seatbelts in them.All of that is a concern.  I understand that.  But, the real danger to our kids on their way to and from school is drivers on the road.It’s all been caught on camera, drivers ignoring the stop signs on school buses as kids get on and off…passing and speeding in school zones and following a school bus way too closely.Consi...More >>
  • Consider This: Interns have big impact

    Consider This: Interns have big impact

    Tuesday, August 11 2015 1:14 PM EDT2015-08-11 17:14:45 GMT
    Tuesday, August 11 2015 5:00 PM EDT2015-08-11 21:00:16 GMT
    As we all prepare for back to school and as the tourism season slows down...it’s hard to believe the summer is coming to an end.But, we have a lot to be proud of here at WMBF News and I would like to share with you one of the most positive experiences we had… our summer interns.We had a group of 10 college students from across the country who have their eyes set on a career in broadcasting.More >>
    As we all prepare for back to school and as the tourism season slows down...it’s hard to believe the summer is coming to an end.But, we have a lot to be proud of here at WMBF News and I would like to share with you one of the most positive experiences we had… our summer interns.We had a group of 10 college students from across the country who have their eyes set on a career in broadcasting.More >>
  • Consider This: Unlimited leave policy not all positive

    Consider This: Unlimited leave policy not all positive

    Thursday, August 6 2015 1:17 PM EDT2015-08-06 17:17:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 6 2015 5:15 PM EDT2015-08-06 21:15:06 GMT
    Netflix is making headlines after announcing its new policy to allow parents unlimited maternity and paternity leave a year after having or adopting a child.More >>
    Netflix is making headlines after announcing its new policy to allow parents unlimited maternity and paternity leave a year after having or adopting a child.More >>
  • Consider This: Vaccination Debate Filled with Rumors

    Consider This: Vaccination Debate Filled with Rumors

    Tuesday, August 4 2015 3:29 PM EDT2015-08-04 19:29:32 GMT
    Tuesday, August 4 2015 5:00 PM EDT2015-08-04 21:00:13 GMT
    It is just about back to school time, and while kids are sad to see the summer go…many parents are ready for the new school year to begin.We want our kids to learn, grow, and prepare to be successful adults.  But unfortunately there are a lot of parents that don’t think vaccines are vital to that.And not only does that put their own kids at risk, it puts our community at risk as well.More >>
    It is just about back to school time, and while kids are sad to see the summer go…many parents are ready for the new school year to begin.We want our kids to learn, grow, and prepare to be successful adults.  But unfortunately there are a lot of parents that don’t think vaccines are vital to that.And not only does that put their own kids at risk, it puts our community at risk as well.More >>
  • Consider This: Attend the WMBF First Alert Hurricane Expo

    Consider This: Attend the WMBF First Alert Hurricane Expo

    Tuesday, July 21 2015 4:58 PM EDT2015-07-21 20:58:22 GMT
    Tuesday, July 21 2015 4:58 PM EDT2015-07-21 20:58:22 GMT
    We have been fortunate this summer to have great weather along the Grand Strand attracting tourists and giving them plenty of undisrupted beach time.But, this time of year and as we get deeper into the summer the threat of a Hurricane is always there.Most people don’t think about the potential danger until it is too late.  But the WMBF First Alert Weather team wants to make sure you understand how to prepare.More >>
    We have been fortunate this summer to have great weather along the Grand Strand attracting tourists and giving them plenty of undisrupted beach time.But, this time of year and as we get deeper into the summer the threat of a Hurricane is always there.Most people don’t think about the potential danger until it is too late.  But the WMBF First Alert Weather team wants to make sure you understand how to prepare.More >>
  • Consider This: Shameful Tactics delay International Drive Project

    Consider This: Shameful Tactics delay International Drive Project

    Thursday, July 16 2015 5:53 PM EDT2015-07-16 21:53:20 GMT
    Thursday, July 16 2015 5:53 PM EDT2015-07-16 21:53:20 GMT
    Frustration is growing over the International Drive project in Horry County…as it should.The Carolina Forest area is booming …attracting new families and business owners who give our community an economic boost.The infrastructure is becoming more of an issue now than ever with this amount of growth.And yet, despite what residents want, what voters approved, and what local leaders and government agencies support, construction to pave International Drive is at a standstill.More >>
    Frustration is growing over the International Drive project in Horry County…as it should.The Carolina Forest area is booming …attracting new families and business owners who give our community an economic boost.The infrastructure is becoming more of an issue now than ever with this amount of growth.And yet, despite what residents want, what voters approved, and what local leaders and government agencies support, construction to pave International Drive is at a standstill.More >>
  • Consider This: Lester Holt is leading the way

    Consider This: Lester Holt is leading the way

    Wednesday, July 15 2015 8:53 AM EDT2015-07-15 12:53:33 GMT
    Wednesday, July 15 2015 8:53 AM EDT2015-07-15 12:53:33 GMT
    A huge accomplishment was reached recently that seems to have gone somewhat unrecognized.  Lester Holt was named the new anchor of NBC’s Nightly News…becoming television’s first African-American solo anchor of an evening newscast.More >>
    A huge accomplishment was reached recently that seems to have gone somewhat unrecognized.  Lester Holt was named the new anchor of NBC’s Nightly News…becoming television’s first African-American solo anchor of an evening newscast.More >>
  • Consider This: Darlington Police Department Policy: Leading the way

    Consider This: Darlington Police Department Policy: Leading the way

    Thursday, July 9 2015 4:12 PM EDT2015-07-09 20:12:21 GMT
    Thursday, July 9 2015 5:16 PM EDT2015-07-09 21:16:02 GMT
    If there is still an argument against body cameras for police officers.Darlington Police Departments success can put an end to that.All of their police officers a required to wear body cameras the video cannot be altered or deleted without notification.and the results speak for themselves.The cameras have stopped interactions between citizens and police from escalating have helped police be able to identify suspects who have gotten away and helped in the gathering of evidence.More >>
    If there is still an argument against body cameras for police officers.Darlington Police Departments success can put an end to that.All of their police officers a required to wear body cameras the video cannot be altered or deleted without notification.and the results speak for themselves.The cameras have stopped interactions between citizens and police from escalating have helped police be able to identify suspects who have gotten away and helped in the gathering of evidence.More >>
  • Consider This: Don't believe everything you read online

    Consider This: Don't believe everything you read online

    Tuesday, July 7 2015 3:12 PM EDT2015-07-07 19:12:11 GMT
    Tuesday, July 7 2015 5:00 PM EDT2015-07-07 21:00:13 GMT
    A new website has gotten the attention of a lot of people in our community, including the Myrtle Beach Police Department.The site is posting fake news stories that shed a bad light on Myrtle Beach and South Carolina by targeting recent tragedies, concerns and issues on our community.Myrtle Beach Police responded immediately by posting on social media the stories are false, and by reaching out to local media so we could quickly get the facts out to the public.More >>
    A new website has gotten the attention of a lot of people in our community, including the Myrtle Beach Police Department.The site is posting fake news stories that shed a bad light on Myrtle Beach and South Carolina by targeting recent tragedies, concerns and issues on our community.Myrtle Beach Police responded immediately by posting on social media the stories are false, and by reaching out to local media so we could quickly get the facts out to the public.More >>
  • Consider This: Discussion is just a starting point

    Consider This: Discussion is just a starting point

    Thursday, June 25 2015 4:19 PM EDT2015-06-25 20:19:33 GMT
    Thursday, June 25 2015 5:06 PM EDT2015-06-25 21:06:19 GMT
    As some of the victims in the Charleston shooting are laid to rest, the debate is heating up over the Confederate flag and other symbols of the Confederacy around the South.The emotions and feelings are intense and for good reason. Those opinions need to be expressed. And they are. On social media and in comment sections on news websites. More >>
    As some of the victims in the Charleston shooting are laid to rest, the debate is heating up over the Confederate flag and other symbols of the Confederacy around the South.The emotions and feelings are intense and for good reason. Those opinions need to be expressed. And they are. On social media and in comment sections on news websites. More >>
  • Consider This: MBPD is watching

    Consider This: MBPD is watching

    Tuesday, June 23 2015 11:29 AM EDT2015-06-23 15:29:19 GMT
    Tuesday, June 23 2015 5:15 PM EDT2015-06-23 21:15:07 GMT
    The City of Myrtle Beach is installing surveillance cameras at public beach access points. It's the beginning of more than 800 cameras that will be going up.The first round will be on Ocean Boulevard, and that's a great thing.This area has a reputation for crime with locals and visitors.More >>
    The City of Myrtle Beach is installing surveillance cameras at public beach access points. It's the beginning of more than 800 cameras that will be going up.The first round will be on Ocean Boulevard, and that's a great thing.This area has a reputation for crime with locals and visitors.More >>
  • Consider This: Failure of state road improvement bill an embarrassment

    Consider This: Failure of state road improvement bill an embarrassment

    Thursday, June 11 2015 5:06 PM EDT2015-06-11 21:06:21 GMT
    Thursday, June 11 2015 5:06 PM EDT2015-06-11 21:06:21 GMT
    How does something that was said to be a top priority for Governor Nikki Haley and lawmakers and affects every one of us living in South Carolina just die?We all know how much improvement the roads in our state need, but still the roads bill died in the Senate.More >>
    How does something that was said to be a top priority for Governor Nikki Haley and lawmakers and affects every one of us living in South Carolina just die?We all know how much improvement the roads in our state need, but still the roads bill died in the Senate.More >>
  • Consider This: CCMF, a great event

    Consider This: CCMF, a great event

    Tuesday, June 9 2015 4:57 PM EDT2015-06-09 20:57:43 GMT
    Tuesday, June 9 2015 4:57 PM EDT2015-06-09 20:57:43 GMT
    There were plenty of complaints over the Carolina Country Music Festival, and I just don't understand why. The event was fantastic.The acts were huge. The atmosphere was fun. The weather was perfect, and it was safe.Of course there were some glitches and some ways that the event can be improved for a better experience, but this was the first one and what a success.More >>
    There were plenty of complaints over the Carolina Country Music Festival, and I just don't understand why. The event was fantastic.The acts were huge. The atmosphere was fun. The weather was perfect, and it was safe.Of course there were some glitches and some ways that the event can be improved for a better experience, but this was the first one and what a success.More >>
  • Consider This: Job well done during Bikefest 2015

    Consider This: Job well done during Bikefest 2015

    Tuesday, May 26 2015 5:39 PM EDT2015-05-26 21:39:32 GMT
    Tuesday, May 26 2015 5:39 PM EDT2015-05-26 21:39:32 GMT
    I think most locals will agree…the safety plan for Bike Fest was a success with both road fatalities and violent crime down this year. People I have spoken to are describing the Memorial Day Weekend as quiet…and that says it all. It took a lot of planning, dedication and money by city and county leaders to find a solution to last year's problems.More >>
    I think most locals will agree…the safety plan for Bike Fest was a success with both road fatalities and violent crime down this year. People I have spoken to are describing the Memorial Day Weekend as quiet…and that says it all. It took a lot of planning, dedication and money by city and county leaders to find a solution to last year's problems.More >>
  • Consider This: Count on WMBF News for complete Bikefest coverage on-air and online

    Consider This: Count on WMBF News for complete Bikefest coverage on-air and online

    Thursday, May 21 2015 4:49 PM EDT2015-05-21 20:49:53 GMT
    Thursday, May 21 2015 5:30 PM EDT2015-05-21 21:30:09 GMT
    Here at WMBF News, we are committed to not only being your source for live, local, late-breaking news, but also to keeping everyone in our community safe and informed at all times.Consider This: After the events of last year's Memorial Day Bikefest, we are devoted to keeping you updated with up-to-the-second news about everything that happens during this year's BikeFest.More >>
    Here at WMBF News, we are committed to not only being your source for live, local, late-breaking news, but also to keeping everyone in our community safe and informed at all times.Consider This: After the events of last year's Memorial Day Bikefest, we are devoted to keeping you updated with up-to-the-second news about everything that happens during this year's BikeFest.More >>
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