New dune crossover rebuilt along Myrtle Beach oceanfront

  Run to the Sun Car and Truck Show returns to Myrtle Beach

  Embrace a Veteran: Two Air Force veterans honored with Quilt of Valor

  Deal Diva: What to know about prom dress alterations

  Group gathers to support Muslim community after mosque terror attack

  Student Spotlight: High school volleyball star among the top of her class

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  Deadline approaching to use $510,000 grant for Ingram Dunes purchase

  College students spend spring break helping flood victims in Conway, Socastee

Fort Bragg asking for birthday cards to celebrate WWII Veteran’s 100th birthday

Son of fallen Florence police officer honors father with tattoo

Parents and teachers address mold concerns at community town hall

  Restaurant Scorecard: Raw beef stored on ready-to-eat foods, trio of perfect scores

Grand Strand getting into St. Patrick’s Day spirit with weekend full of events

The luck of the Irish will be with the Grand Strand this weekend as a number of events are scheduled to commemorate St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday.

  FLORENCE RECOVERY: Residents recovering, rebuilding 6 months since devastating storm

The flood waters from Hurricane Florence not only filled the streets, but also filled homes, forcing families to leave for months. Now, six months later people are still recovering and rebuilding.

LIST: Pi Day specials in Myrtle Beach

Math geeks rejoice! Thursday is Pi Day, and several restaurants in Myrtle Beach are celebrating the holiday with food specials.

5 dogs taken from hoarding situation; local animal rescue asks for donations

An animal rescue in Murrells Inlet is asking for help to take care of five golden retriever mixes who were taken from a hoarding situation.

Garden City ranked the most tax-friendly area in SC for retirees

City continues work on phase two of Savannah’s Playground

  Student Spotlight: Making prom possible for those in need, one dress at a time

Local dog healing, improving after burned by chemicals, animal center says

CCMF adds Trea Landon to its line-up

HORRY’S HEROES: Horry County VA Office recognizes local military veterans

  Critically ill children’s wishes granted through 7th Annual Chili Cook-Off

On Sunday, hundreds of people gathered in Pawleys Island for the 7th annual Chili Cook-Off. But they weren’t just there for the food, they were there to help make a lasting impact in many children’s lives.

  Surfside Beach’s BBQ Festival makes big impact on economy, community

The annual BBQ Festival in Surfside Beach goes far beyond delicious food and full bellies.

PUPPY WATCH: Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has seven new bundles of joy

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has some new little recruits on their hands.

Restaurant Scorecard: Inspectors discover live roaches at one Myrtle Beach business

Officials found live roaches, residential pesticides and leaky coolers during their inspections, but they gave near perfect scores to two restaurants in the Myrtle Beach area.

  Proposed Myrtle Beach VA clinic receives final approval from city leaders

A new Veterans Affairs clinic in Myrtle Beach is closer to becoming reality after receiving final approval from city leaders.

SWEET TREATS: Alcohol-infused ice cream, donuts coming to IT’SUGAR on Broadway at the Beach

Myrtle Beach residents and visitors are in for sweet treat.

  A second multi-use path could be added to Carolina Forest Boulevard plan

In just a few months, Horry County will break ground on the widening of Carolina Forest Boulevard, a project which also includes one multi-use path. But now, Horry County officials want to add to those plans to help make the roads safer.

  Rededication of Nance Plaza is first step towards downtown Myrtle Beach master plan

In 1908, Daniel and Mary Ellen Nance came to Myrtle Beach on a wagon pulled by an ox and started a life here with their nine children.

  Tim Tebow comes to Myrtle Beach, helps struggling family

Sports star Tim Tebow made a visit Wednesday morning to Myrtle Beach to make sure a family had heat and air conditioning.

  Florence Boys and Girls Club gets help from out of state volunteers

A group of students from Boston College is spending Spring Break working with the Boy and Girls Club to make upgrades to the Florence facility.

  This is Carolina: Mother-daughter duo turn hardship into happiness with ‘Pink Pineapple’

The Surfside Beach mom-daughter duo behind PInk Pineapple Cakes talk about how they turned their struggles into happiness and their time on the Food Network.

United Way, BB&T partner to provide free tax prep in Horry County

The United Way of Horry County and BB&T want to help people with their taxes.

Sailor from Aynor serves on USS John C. Stennis

A man from Aynor is protecting and serving his country while on board the USS John C. Stennis.

  ‘It’s about traveling to the stars:’ eighth grader reflects on winning project in this week’s Student Spotlight

Space and science are at the center of this week’s Student Spotlight.

Family receives keys to new home built with Hurricane Matthew recovery funds

A family in Robeson County now has a place to call home after losing their house during Hurricane Matthew.

SURPRISE: Soldier surprises sister at Socastee High School

It wasn’t a typical Monday for one Socastee High School student.

  WATCH: SC student with autism gets dream shot in state championship game

"Well my classmates and friends are good and they are so very happy for me," Major said.

Cinderella Project Boutique gives free prom dresses: ‘You never know what someone is going through'

The Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar is kicked off their 18th annual Cinderella Project, providing gently used and new prom dresses, shoes, and accessories to high school students all over the state.

MBPD, other agencies, work together to secure runners during 22nd Myrtle Beach Marathon

Thousands of people crowded around the Pelicans Ballpark for the 22nd annual Myrtle Beach Marathon and with the abundant amount of people being in one area comes an abundance of precautions taken by first responders.

  Restaurant Scorecard: Inspectors uncover drain flies and raw meat improperly thawing over raw fish

In our Restaurant Scorecard, inspectors found drain flies at several locations and raw meat imporperly thawing over raw fish.

  MUSC celebrates the purchase of Florence hospital

The Medical University of South Carolina has officially acquired Carolinas Hospital System in Florence along three other local hospital systems across the state.

Surfside Beach Police Department invites community to have cup of coffee with them

The Surfside Beach Police Department hope you’ll spend your Saturday morning having a cup of coffee with them.

  Find out how to become a ‘Forever Family’

The South Carolina Department of Social Services says there are currently 485 children awaiting adoption in the state.

Surfside Beach named one of the most affordable beaches in the country

Need a vacation on a budget? Then plan a trip to Surfside Beach.

  Forever Family: Thrill-seeker enjoys football, laser tag, Xbox

In this month’s “Forever Family,” we’re introducing you to a 13-year-old named Kenny.

  Myrtle Beach Golf HOF inducts Hootie & the Blowfish and Dustin Johnson

It was a big night for music and golf fans Wednesday, as Hootie & the Blowfish and Dustin Johnson became the newest inductees to the Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame.

  She Thrives: Chief judge making history and a difference in the courtroom

Chief Judge Jennifer Wilson makes a difference in the courtroom and she does it as her way of giving back but it's also the reason why she thrives.

  VOTING RESULTS: $198 million FSD1 school referendum fails

People in Florence voted against putting $198 million toward Florence District One schools.

Cherry Grove Beach in NMB named one of the top beaches nationwide

A travel website released its findings on the top beaches in the country and Cherry Grove Beach in North Myrtle Beach was named one of the top 25.

  Swim therapy for vets celebrates 2 years at Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

A special program at Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach that has helped veterans in our area celebrated its two-year anniversary.

Paid parking season returns Friday in Myrtle Beach

Yes, it’s that time of year again – the paid parking season returns to Myrtle Beach on Friday.

SC man buys $500 worth of Girl Scout cookies so girls could stay out of the cold

“What an amazing soul,” Dillard wrote.

  Student Spotlight: Conway High School senior motivated on the court to the music hall

Conway High School senior Isaac Hennigan is this week’s Student Spotlight. From the basketball court to the music hall to the classroom, Hennigan can do it all.

The Bowery features special performance during 75th anniversary

Some familiar faces made their way back to The Bowery stage to help the iconic bar and restaurant celebrate its 75th anniversary.

Emaciated dog found in Myrtle Beach; hospital asking for donations

The Grand Strand Humane Society is asking for donations after a dog was found Monday morning weak, emaciated and stumbling down the highway.

Finders keepers: South Carolina woman ‘did a happy dance’ after shark tooth discovery

A Myrtle Beach woman is still pinching herself Sunday after a routine walk on the beach led to a special discovery.

  Golftown U.S.A. expecting boost from ‘new generation’ of entertainment: Topgolf

After nearly two years of planning and construction, Topgolf Myrtle Beach is just weeks away from opening the doors to its newest location.

  Restaurant Scorecard: Mildew, a leaking faucet, plus one perfect score

Our Restaurant Scorecard found mildew, missing ceiling tiles and other issues at restaurants in the Myrtle Beach area.

  Florence city and business leaders discuss area’s growth at annual community breakfast

Creating a better community was the focus for city and business leaders in Florence at the annual Florence Chamber of Commerce legislative breakfast Friday morning.

  Victims of Florence ambush receive donations, new crisis group announced

Gratitude remains strong for the police officers and their families who were impacted by the deadly ambush in Florence.

  Grande Dunes Senior Living Facility heading into Phase II of construction

The Grande Dunes area is booming with development, which is part of the reason why Graham Black said they chose the location for Portside, a senior living just off Cirpriana Drive.

2 grocery stores closing in Horry County

Southeastern Grocers officials announced Wednesday that they had to make the difficult decision to close two underperforming stores in Horry County.

  Myrtle Beach State Park rangers reunite boy and his teddy bear

Rangers at the Myrtle Beach State Park went above and beyond to help a little boy reunite with his stuffed teddy bear.

  Carolina Forest pediatric office not accepting unvaccinated patients under new policy

Under a newly established policy, CPG Pediatrics at Carolina Forest is not accepting patients that refuse to vaccinate.

  Horry County population to reach half a million by 2040

The population in Horry County is expected to nearly double by the year 2040, with about 275,000 more people expected to move to the area, according to Imagine 2040.

  She Thrives: Educator works to create ‘healthy village’ for youth in Conway

Claudine Schofield has a passion and an energy like no other because she truly believes, ‘It takes a village to raise a child.’

  3 unclaimed veterans receive final salute they deserve

Three American heroes were laid to rest Wednesday alongside their fellow military comrades at the Florence National Cemetery.

GALLERY: Viewer-submitted photos for National Love Your Pet Day

It’s National Love Your Pet Day and WMBF viewers have been sending in their best photos of their furry friends.

  VIDEO: Good Samaritans come to driver’s aid after car crashes into Pawleys Island pond

Two good Samaritans came to a driver’s aid after his car crashed into a pond Wednesday morning in Pawleys Island.

  This Is Carolina: 2-year-old with spinal deficiency hopes for service dog

A two-year-old boy with a spinal deficiency hopes that his hard work and perseverance will help him beat the odds.

  GRAPHIC: SC animal shelter cares for dog burned by chemicals

A Georgetown animal shelter is trying to find out what happened to a dog who is covered in burns.

  Student Spotlight: Middle school student has high hopes for the future

The weekly Student Spotlight is all about high academic accomplishments, and seventh-grader Monte Berman shines inside and outside the classroom.

  Students and faculty voice concerns over how CCU handles sexual assault cases

Coastal Carolina University hosted a public forum on Monday evening to educate the community and gather input on how the campus handles sexual assault cases.

  Neighbors raise concerns over thousands of new homes coming to Longs

As residents in the Longs area are still working to get back in their houses, thousands of new homes could be going up right alongside them.

  Another record-breaking year for tourism in South Carolina

Dukes said he has seen a steady increase over the years of tourists popping in for some grub while visiting Columbia. “We rely strongly on the local community. We see tourism as our voice outside of Columbia.”

Popular Market Common eatery receives perfect score during follow-up inspection

A popular eatery featured in WMBF’s “Restaurant Scorecard” segment this past Friday has a new score after a follow-up inspection was completed.

Brother, sister discover shark’s tooth during walk on Surfside Beach

A brother and sister made a cool discovery during a Sunday afternoon walk on Surfside Beach.

  Horry County Police warn parents of a new, potentially dangerous challenge on social media

Another viral and potentially dangerous challenge on social media is making its rounds, this time it’s called the “48-hour challenge.” The challenge encourages teenagers to “disappear” on purpose for up to two days at a time.