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.

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

Neighbors raise concerns over thousands of new homes coming to Longs

Another record-breaking year for tourism in South Carolina

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

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

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

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Surfside Beach burger joint ‘Lincoln Park’ closing indefinitely

Saddle up: Conway group uses horseback rides as mental and physical therapy

Out to Space: Myrtle Beach children’s museum opens Saturday

“Hateful” comments lead to changes on policy during Darlington city council meetings

Restaurant Scorecard: Mildew buildup on appliances, peeling paint; plus new venue in familiar spot

New fitness facility in North Myrtle Beach will soon offer a new watersports trend: paddle boarding

  Florence organization hosts Valentine’s Day dinner for homeless, honors lost loved ones

The organization No One Unsheltered in Florence made sure that happened with their 2nd annual Hearts for the Homeless banquet at the Levy Park Community Center Thursday afternoon.

WMBF’s Eric Weisfeld to make appearance in movie shot in Myrtle Beach

The faith-based thriller takes place in Myrtle Beach and in the surrounding parts of Horry County.

  She Thrives: Darlington County educator’s work reaches beyond the classroom

Dr. Zenobia Edwards is a teacher, but to the people in her community, she is more than that.

Residents form task force to tackle Florence’s creek litter problem

Some people in Florence are forming a task force to cleanup area creeks cluttered with litter.

  Myrtle Beach leaders discuss downtown’s future, preserving history

Myrtle Beach leaders pass plan to combat coyote issue

NC residents impacted by Florence eligible for recovery case manager

New 314-unit senior living community coming to Little River

Over $10K raised to benefit Florence County deputy injured in October shooting

Myrtle Beach city leaders plan to establish coyote response plan

  Student Spotlight: Conway senior baseball pitcher is number one in the state

Conway High School senior baseball star Will Smith is a Student Spotlight for his athletic and academic abilities.

Myrtle Beach golf tournament benefits veterans, children

A local golf tournament is giving back to the community.

Broadway at the Beach hosting job fair Monday

Multiple Broadway at the Beach businesses are hiring for both seasonal and full-time positions on Monday.

SC lawmakers considering a bill that could help keep power lines on during bad weather

Many of us in the Palmetto State know what it’s like when a storm hits, leaving some areas in the dark. But one state lawmaker thinks there could be a solution. Lawmakers say the bill they’re considering would help keep the power on during bad weather.

Storm Stoppers: Could it protect your home?

The 2019 Spring Home Show was packed on Sunday as the event was wrapping up it’s third and final day and one product caught our attention.

North Myrtle Beach residents give suggestions on relieving parking problems

The City of North Myrtle Beach is taking steps to fix their parking problems.

  Restaurant Scorecard: Mice droppings, no paper towels reported, and two perfect scores

We begin this week’s Restaurant Scorecard with Gabriel’s Breakfast and Grill at 1012 U.S. 501 in Myrtle Beach. There were no paper towels at the hand sink.

Forever Family: One couple’s journey to creating their perfect family

In South Carolina, 475 children are waiting to be adopted. But the Palmetto State is still in need of more families willing to open their homes to children in need of a safe, loving place to stay.

Special needs children enjoy a fun day at Florence rodeo

The rodeo provides a suitable and barrier-free environment for children with various physical and mental disabilities.

MBPD preparing to hire new officers

The Myrtle Beach Police Department showed off some of the tests new recruits have to go through as they prepare to hire new officers.

She Thrives: Business owner offers a ‘jazzy’ way of helping her community

One Horry County woman takes the spotlight for her efforts to bring culture and hope to the community.

WMBF SPECIAL REPORT: One family’s journey to creating their perfect family

Over 280 children are living in foster care in Horry County, waiting for a loving family to open their doors.

Workers planting 60K saplings in former Lake Busbee

Contractors have started planting cypress and oak saplings in the former Lake Busbee in Conway.

Student Spotlight: Socastee High senior’s take the stage for upcoming musical comedy

It’s all about the stage, signing, dancing and comedy for Socastee High School seniors McKenna Martinal and Madison Pierce.

NYC-style deli set to open in North Myrtle Beach

A new deli could open in the Windy Hill section of North Myrtle Beach by the end of February.

North Myrtle Beach native behind giant Lombardi Trophy replica at Super Bowl LIII

The New England Patriots may be the winners of Super Bowl LIII, but one North Myrtle Beach native is also on top of the world after Sunday’s coverage of the big game.

Conway native meets doppelganger – ‘TODAY Show’s’ Dylan Dreyer

Christina Brooks appeared on the TODAY Show to meet her long-lost twin. As it turns out, it’s NBC News meteorologist and weekend host Dylan Dreyer.

Plans for the redevelopment of former Black Bear Golf Course moves forward with changes

A major development project at the former Black Bear Golf course site just recently sold to a group of developers for $1.35 million dollars. The project is now moving forward, but with some changes to the original idea. Developers of this project previously called this a "destination recreation.”

$17.5 million Horry County railroad construction project beginning Monday

Beginning Monday R. J. Corman Railroad Company alongside Horry County government will begin a nearly $10 million rehabilitation project on nearby railroads.

No pressure: The SC National Air Guard will patrol Atlanta’s skies for Super Bowl LIII

ueling fighter jets hundreds of miles per hour, thousands of feet in the air: it’s just another day of work for members of the South Carolina Air National Guard.

More than 500 teachers attend HCS recruitment fair

As school districts throughout the state begin their teacher recruitment for the upcoming school year, districts like Horry County are searching far and wide for the best recruits both in and out of state.

Polar Plunge SC takes a dip, raises over $100k for Special Olympics

Polar Plunge participants are bringing their internal temperatures back up after taking a frigid dive for a charitable cause Saturday. Plungers from around the Grand Strand and Pee Dee got their 'chill’ on off the Myrtle Beach coast to benefit the 14th Annual Polar Plunge.The organization has yet t

  Restaurant Scorecard: Food more than 24 hours old with no date markings at one location, perfect scores at others

We begin this week’s Restaurant Scorecard with Marina Inn At Grande Dunes at 8121 Amalfi Place. Inspectors found the soap and paper towel dispensers were not working at the hand sink on the cook line.

Fire departments are asking for donations after Georgetown County firefighter loses everything in home fire

Firefighters from multiple departments are rallying around one of their own after her home was destroyed in a fire.

North Myrtle Beach named one of the safest cities in SC

North Myrtle Beach has been given an honor that will help people and families rest easy at night.

First and only axe-throwing facility in the Grand Strand now open

Axe throwing is the latest craze taking over the nation one axe at a time.

RIDE II projects pushed back again with new anticipated completion dates

Homeowners near the SC 31 interchange near Highway 707 are eager for the extension to open, but not counting on it being anytime soon with how many times the project has been pushed back.

Popular Surfside Beach restaurant opening new location after losing old one to fire

Fans of The Pickled Cucumber in Surfside Beach are in luck, as a new location is opening Thursday after the previous restaurant was lost to a fire in 2017.

South Carolina asks for help to feed children in need during summer

The South Carolina Department of Education wants to make sure that every child in need has a healthy meal to eat during the summer months when school is not in session.

‘Small but mighty’ Grand Strand Cigarette Litter Reduction Project wraps up

Everyone knows plastic bags and straws have garnered widespread attention as pollutants. However, environmental experts said there’s a bigger plastic problem- cigarette filters.

City of Conway’s inclusive playground committee meets for the first time to discuss future plans

It’s a playground that will welcome all children and Conway city leaders say it’s an idea they’ve been working on since last year. Leaders say an all-inclusive playground is needed for the community.

NC 911 operator recognized for helping mom deliver baby after call comes in

A North Carolina 911 operator is being heralded as a hero for helping in the delivery of a baby boy this week.

‘Black Panther’ is returning to theaters for free and we’re screaming ‘WAKANDA FOREVER!’

In a Monday news release from Disney, the Academy Award-nominated and Screen Actor’s Guild award-winning movie will return as a kick-off for Black History month.

Student Spotlight: All-star wrestler at 7 years old

Zy’erre Williams is a first grader at Conway Elementary School, and was nominated as a Student Spotlight by his principal for his outstanding athletic wrestling abilities at a young age.

Small dogs and their owners get a treat as new section opens at Myrtle Beach Barc Parc

A long-awaited “small dog” section at Barc Park South has opened in Myrtle Beach.

Grand Strand shelter dog ‘Harold’ praised for saving litter of misplaced puppies

A dog at the Grand Strand Humane Society is being called a hero Sunday after volunteers say he saved a litter of misplaced puppies. Harold found himself back at the shelter after a bad fit at a new home, writes the shelter in a Facebook post. However volunteers are calling it a ‘blessing in disgui

Country music artists hit the stage for the Carolina Country Music Awards

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH (WMBF) - Dozens of country music artists and fans from across the Carolinas packed the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach Saturday night for the 2nd annual Carolina Country Music Awards.

Conway movie theater closing doors after 12 years

A Conway movie theater is rolling it’s final credits. The Rivertown Stadium 12, a 12-screen, nearly 2,000-seat theater, opened in 2007 announced via Facebook the facility is closed and looking for new ownership.

  Public comments show intense opposition to proposed fence along S.C. 544

Of the 74 public comments the South Carolina Department of Transportation received in regards to the proposed fence being built in the median of S.C. 544 from Founders Drive to West Cox Ferry Road near Coastal Carolina University, only one supported the endeavor.

Church teams with Samaritan’s Purse to rebuild Socastee homes destroyed during Hurricane Florence

An area church teamed up with Samaritan’s Purse International Disaster Relief Program to help those affected by Hurricane Florence.

Adorable puppy newest member of SC police department’s team

The Bluffton Police Department introduced its newest K-9 member, Justice, recently.

Beard-growing competition coming to The Boathouse, open to men and women

It's a one-of-a-kind competition that goes toward an organization that helps those with disabilities know nothing is impossible.

Community coming together to help area Coast Guard, other federal employees impacted by shutdown

Members of the Grand Strand community are coming together to support the local Coast Guard during the on-going government shutdown.

League hopes to work with Myrtle Beach city officials to solve hockey rink headaches

The Grand Strand Adult Hockey league was forced too cancel a slat of games after what they’re calling ‘unsafe playing conditions’ at the Myrtle Beach Roller Rink. ""It’s a little frustrating because a lot the guys pay league fees," began League Director Tom Kostiw. “Some of the guys travel from as

City of Hartsville honors once forgotten African American cemetery

HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) - The Hartsville African American Cemetery Committee held a historical marker dedication ceremony for the Marion Avenue Cemetery Monday morning.Dozens of people, including South Carolina Speaker of the House, Jay Lucas, and Representative Robert Williams gathered at the histo

Paying more at the pump? Potential bill would add tax to fund new beaches

A proposed bill will let you decide if you want to pay more at the pump in order to help improve our beaches. Senator Greg Henry proposed a bill that would let counties vote if they want a $.1 per gallon tax on gas to go towards beach renourishment projects."The voters would have to vote to tax the

Protesters speak out against proposed new development at Indian Wells Golf Course

Dozens of protestors gathered along the Garden City Connector in front of the Indian Wells Golf Club Monday afternoon to speak out against a rezoning request that would allow for more than 500 new homes to be built in the area.

Parade-goers plan to brave the cold for this year’s annual MLK parade along Ocean Boulevard

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and achievements will be celebrated across the country on Monday, including right here on the Grand Strand.

Myrtle Beach mosque donates food, water to furloughed TSA agents

As the partial government shutdown reaches the thirty day mark, communities across the Grand Strand are banding together to support strained government employees. Sunday, representatives from the Grand Strand Islamic Society donated home-cooked meals, and non-perishable foods to TSA agents working a

Crowds of people participate in the Myrtle Beach Women’s March

While the third annual Women’s March returned to Washington D.C. on Saturday, hundreds of people gathered in Myrtle Beach at Chapin Park to do the same. This year's theme is the "Women's Wave" and "Truth to Power." Women of all ages and men gathered together with signs over at Chapin Park to call fo

Myrtle Beach gov’t teaming up with SCDNR to host coyote forum

Citing an increase in sightings over the past few weeks, Myrtle Beach officials are teaming up with SCDNR’s Wildlife Resource Team for a public forum. According to a post on Myrtle Beach City Government’s Facebook page, the forum will provide additional information about the animals and provide det

Buyer beware: Myrtle Beach woman gets creative to promote sidewalk sales

It’s a scorned lover’s worst nightmare, a bargain sale of one’s prized possessions. That fear came to fruition Saturday for one man after a Myrtle Beach woman posted signs in the River Oaks area urging customers to ‘Take my ex’s stuff!’

Cheers! Largest U.S. wine and beer retailer coming to Myrtle Beach

Wine and beer connoisseurs get ready because a new business is preparing to open its doors in the Grand Strand.

Navy mom surprises 7-year-old son at his NC elementary school

A 7-year-old boy got quite the surprise at school on Wednesday, courtesy of his military mom.

City of Florence to hold groundbreaking ceremonies for two new community centers

A project more than 20 years in the making is finally coming together in Florence County. Tuesday afternoon, the city of Florence will celebrate the construction of two new community centers at Dr. Iola Jones Park and Maple Park with groundbreaking ceremonies.

Grand Strand restaurant feeds federal employees impacted by government shutdown

While many are feeling the effects of the government shutdown, including locally, one Grand Strand restaurant is giving back to federal employees.

Former Ft. Bragg soldier who received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star wins $200K in lottery

A veteran formerly stationed at Fort Bragg and recipient of the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star recently won $200,000 in the lottery.

This is Carolina: Chanticleer spirit is found in its shuttles with every ‘good morning’

In the WMBF News newsroom, the WMBF morning people love to listen to a few bus drivers over our newsroom scanner. It’s a morning routine for the drivers, and unintentionally, is giving us a good start to the day, too.