MBDRC hopes to move forward with CCU theater

The Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation voted to move forward with plans to partner with Coastal Carolina University on a theater in the Superblock. Those plans are now contingent on CCUs decision. The university plans to have a final decision for the city on Thursday."The superblock h

  Horry County Council votes to waive permit fees for flood victims

Possible human remains found on Murrells Inlet bike path

Firefighters begin to see progress against deadly California blazes; almost 100 missing named

Police: Man robs adult superstore, assaults and steals employee’s vehicle

FDA recalls blood pressure medication due to possible risk of cancer

Florida man arrested for ‘Mother of Satan’ bomb materials, sheriff says

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Myrtle Beach police chief recognized as FMU’s Psychology Alumni of the Year

Air Force pilot dies in plane crash at Laughlin AFB, TX

Girl, 6, hit with stray bullet fired by security guard outside McDonald’s

Florence woman killed after being hit by vehicle

It’s Your Money: The price of keeping pests away

Children’s museum making temporary move, still looking forward to downtown revitalization

  Myrtle Beach City Council votes allow breweries in certain areas of the city

The City of Myrtle Beach passed an ordinance that will now allow breweries in different areas of the city. For one local business, Tidal Creek Brewhouse, this means they will be able to start work on a brewery in the Market Common area. The ordinance means breweries will now be allowed in light man

Reward increased as search for kidnapped 13-year-old NC girl enters second week

The search continues after more than a week for 13-year-old Hania Aguilar, who was reportedly abducted last Monday- Nov. 5 - in Lumberton.

  College bowl game coming to Grand Strand in 2020

The Grand Strand will be the host city for a new college bowl game in 2020.

Suspect charged in hit-and-run crash on Hwy. 707 that killed bicyclist denied bond

A suspect has been charged in connection with a deadly hit-and-run crash on Sunday that killed a bicyclist.

FIRST ALERT: Several rivers above flood stage and rising

Bond denied for three suspects accused of murdering, burning men found in car in Socastee

No hands, no problem: Adaptive golfer aims to inspire others

Conway Riverwalk reopening a big step in helping businesses bounce back after flooding

SC Superintendent of Education postpones release of school report cards

Search continues for missing, dead in California wildfires

  South Carolinians go to California to help during wildfires

Red Cross Volunteers from our state have deployed to California to help with wildfire relief efforts.

‘I’m going to get you out:' Good Samaritan recounts saving pilot from crashed plane

The Myrtle Beach Fire Department responded after a two-person plane crashed into the ocean near Springmaid Pier, according to Lt. Jonathan Evans with Myrtle Beach Fire.

US trial to tell epic tale of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo’

A story of a botched assassination will be part of an epic tale told in a tightly secured New York City courtroom starting Tuesday as prosecutors and defense lawyers make their opening statements in Guzman's long-awaited U.S. trial.

Multi-vehicle accident causing traffic delays near Lakewood Elementary

A multi-vehicle accident Tuesday morning is causing traffic delays on Prestwick Road near the back entrance of Lakewood Elementary School.

New rules could soon come to e-cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is calling the rising use of e-cigarettes by teenagers a “public health tragedy.”

Student Spotlight: Wilson High seniors hold prestigious academic title

Student Spotlight celebrates academics as Florence One Schools announced the seniors named as the 2019 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.

  Florida recount chugs along as more irregularities surface

State law requires a machine recount in races where the margin is less than 0.5 percentage points. In the Senate race, Rick Scott's lead over incumbent Bill Nelson was 0.14 percentage points. In the governor's race, unofficial results showed GOP's Ron DeSantis ahead of Andrew Gillum by 0.41 points.

Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 42

It's now the deadliest blaze in state history.

Grand Strand ceremonies pay tribute to veterans

People from across the Grand Strand showed their love and support for local veterans in Veterans Day events that took place on Monday.

NASCAR legend, native South Carolinian David Pearson dies

NASCAR legend and South Carolina native David Pearson has died, according to a tweet from NASCAR on NBC.

Flood victims search for answers after hurricane recovery efforts halted

Residents in Lee's Landing demolished their homes weeks ago. The owners were told FEMA would pick up the debris, but steel frames remain in front yards uncollected.

WWII veteran recalls time flying B-17s in the military

It’s been 72 years, but World War II veteran Roy Boger vividly remembers the nice people he met during his travels to different states and countries while serving in the U.S. military.

Stan Lee, superhero creator, comic book icon, dead at 95

Stan Lee helped create most of Marvel Comics' famous characters, including Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk.

Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

All 67 counties in the Sunshine State are facing a state-ordered deadline of Thursday to complete their recounts, and half had already begun by Monday.

Former SC Children’s Museum moving to The Market Common

The facility previously known as The South Carolina Children's Museum is moving to The Market Common, according to a press release.

Doctor paints patient’s genitals purple as a ‘joke’

The doctor pleaded guilty to harassment but kept his medical license following the incident.

Arrest made in church vandalism where Bibles were ripped apart

Surveillance images show a man police said broke into Ironbridge Baptist Church just before midnight Nov. 6.

FIRST ALERT: Risk of isolated severe storms, tornadoes may develop tonight

A few severe storms are possible late tonight and early Tuesday.

GA mom says ‘our world needs more people’ like stranger who helped with daughter’s hair

A Columbus mother was struggling with effectively styling her adopted daughter’s hair when someone she had never met before came to her rescue.

Man charged in deadly crash on S.C. 22 pleads guilty to reckless homicide

An Alabama man charged in connection with a deadly May 2017 crash on S.C. 22 has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide.

Horry County Council to consider plans for housing development off Old Highway 90

A second reading of the proposal will go before council during their meeting Tuesday, after the planning commission voted to not recommend the development.

Georgetown’s Veterans Day Parade canceled

The Veterans Day Parade in Georgetown was canceled Monday due to the threat of inclement weather, according to a news release.

  Wildfires rage in California; 31 dead, more than 200 missing

Strong winds and low humidity are fueling three wildfires across the state of California.

Officials ‘amazed' abducted NC 3-year-old made it out alive

The child was located by the U.S. Marshals Service and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and has been safely reunited with her mother.

Carolinas near top of ‘Most Stressed out’ states list

In a new study ranking the most stressed out states in the U.S., the Carolinas flexed their muscles. According to data analytics company Zippia, North Carolina is the 8th most stressed state while South Carolina fell just short of the top 10 finishing at #11. Zippia says it used census and other go

Florence County deputies say sportsman cause of false alarm near Vintage Place

Florence County deputies are investigating the area of Vintage Place in Florence County after receiving a citizens call for shots fired. Major Michael Nunn with FCSO say the department is investigating but adds it is legal to discharge a firearm in the county limits. WMBF News will continue to upd

Man receives 17 charges related to child sex crimes

A Tennessee truck driver was charged with 17 child sex-related crimes after engaging in inappropriate conversations with South Carolina police, posing as a 14-year-old girl online. Edward Newton Bright, 60, appeared in court on Sunday where he was charged with multiple charges.

Loris Fire trains for odd and unique rescue situations

Loris Volunteer Firefighters hosted various fire departments from around the state Saturday, to sharpen skills associated with odd and unique rescue scenarios.

No injuries following Friday night shooting in Darlington

Darlington Police are still investigating Sunday after shots were fired into a Hickory Street home. No one was injured in the incident which happened around 12:30 a.m. accoridng to Lt. Kimberly Nelson. Police are still searching for a person of interest. The home is in the 300 block of Hickory Str

Grand Strand Veterans Day observances & meal deals

Communities around the United States will come together on November 11 to celebrate Veterans Day. Although it falls on a Sunday the official observance will fall on tomorrow, Monday, November 12. Observances around the Grand Strand look to honor all those who served our country.

AMBER ALERT: Gastonia Police searching for missing 3-year-old

According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Boykins is a 3-year-old African American female, approximately 3 feet 10 inches tall, weighing 30 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.

Bicyclist struck and killed in hit-and-run

A bicyclist was struck and killed in a hit-and-run early Sunday morning in Horry County.

Pedestrian hit, killed by car on Hwy. 17 in North Myrtle Beach

A pedestrian was killed Saturday after being hit by a car on Highway 17 North near the Our Lady Star of the Seas Catholic Church. According to City of North Myrtle Beach spokesperson Pat Dowling, the driver stopped immediately after striking the pedestrian and called the police. The pedestrian was

Georgetown County deputies investigating Hemingway man’s suspicious death

Georgetown County deputies are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a Hemingway man Saturday.

Andrews man sentenced to 30 years for arson that killed 12 year old

A man was sentenced to 30 years in jail Saturday for an arson fire that claimed the life of a 12 year old boy. Randy Collins, 48, of Andrews, was convicted by a jury of criminal conspiracy and first-degree arson. The sentence for conspiracy was the maximum, while 30 years was the minimum for the

Florida Sec. of State orders ballot recount in Senate, governor, cabinet races

Florida is once again at the center of election controversy, and the deeply purple state learned Saturday there will recounts in three key races.

Darlington 5k for fallen Florence Police Sgt. Terrence Carraway

Communities across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee continue to pay tribute to fallen Sgt. Terrence Carraway. On Friday, November 9, Darlington Raceway and Academy Sports + Outdoors brought the first 5K race to the ‘Lady in Black’ with proceeds benefittign the Carraway family.

Monarch Roofing thanks Veteran by giving her a new roof

Every person has a story and for veteran Beth Burton hers has taken her from the U.S. Navy to the U.S. Army, but it has also come with a great deal of loss and struggle. Most recently after the devastation of Hurricane Florence.

Post and Courier reporter alleges assault at Arrington election night event, police say

Earlier in the night, the MC for the event had gotten on stage at the event and made comments about “Fake News”

‘My mom had to suffer:’ Children of woman who drowned in HCSO van want to see laws changed

The family of Wendy Newton, one of two women who drowned in the back of an Horry County Sheriff’s Office van in September, is speaking out.

Restaurant Scorecard: Mold, Slime, Odors. Plus a new restaurant is open, and we have a perfect score.

Uncooked food spoiled with slime and an odor, mold on vegetables, bread pans seen on top of trash cans before being moved into the oven and ice buildup in several places.

SC girl wins award for service project, gets surprise from deployed dad

Friday was a very exciting one for a Midlands middle school student who got the surprise of her life.

13 arrested on multiple drug charges after search warrants served in Conway

A drug raid at two different homes in Conway has left 13 people behind bars.

Cesar Sayoc charged with sending package bombs to leading liberals, could face life in prison

The 56-year-old put liberal institutions on edge last month when he sent packages to leading figures around the country containing explosives.

MBPD remove temporary workstation after adding 10 officers

Last September, the Myrtle Beach Police Department added a workspace across from the 2nd Avenue Pier in an effort to increase police presence along Ocean Boulevard.

A number of deals available to vets on Veterans Day

Sunday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day and a number of eateries are thanking military members by offering free meals or discounts.

Sheriff on active shooter situation: 'Everyone did exactly what they were supposed to do’

Faulty mechanical equipment which was making a sound that resembled gunfire is believed to have led to calls of an active shooter situation at Topsail High School. No evidence of a shooter was ever found and no injuries were reported.

California bar shooting victims included young students, Marine veteran, sheriff’s deputy

Ventura County, CA, Sheriff Geoff Dean said 12 victims were killed, including Ron Helus, a sergeant from his department who was one of the first responders to the scene.

SC health officials confirm 2018′s first flu-related death of the season

SCDHEC confirmed the first flu-related death of the 2018 flu season on Thursday.

Dying Towns: Officials in Timmonsville hoping the town will see growth

What does it take to save a town, a place where many people call their home from ceasing to exist?

Historic B-17 bomber airplane transports veterans back to 1945

It’s a piece of history that brings back memories to those who witnessed it first hand. The B-17 Flying Fortress is a World War II bomber that was used in Europe towards the end of the conflict.

Florence leaders take first steps to demolish old Florentine building

Florence city leaders have taken the first steps toward demolishing the old Florentine building on West Evans Street.

Body found in ditch by railroad tracks in Georgetown

A preliminary autopsy says that no foul play was involved in the death of a man found in a ditch near the railroad tracks in Georgetown according to police.e.

Geoffrey’s Toy Box coming to Myrtle Beach Kroger for holiday season

The company formally called Toys 'R' Us has entered into a partnership with Kroger to bring Geoffrey’s Toy Box exclusive brands to nearly 600 Kroger grocery stores across the country for the holiday season

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Robeson County to close temporarily

The Disaster Recovery Center in Robeson County is set to close temporarily on November 12.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Congestion on U.S. 17 Bypass South near Garden City Connector following crash

Motorists could be experiencing slower traffic Thursday morning on the southbound side of the U.S. 17 Bypass past Holmestown Road.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized after fall, fractures 3 ribs

The court says the fall occurred Wednesday evening. Ginsburg is the oldest justice on the court.

Would-be burglar cuts self, dies while breaking into house

Police believe the man died because he was unable to stop his wounds from bleeding.