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HCSO’s ‘High-five Friday’ encourages students to finish semester strong

Continuing it’s partnership with area schools, deputies with Horry County Sheriff’s office will offer a unique form of encouragement to students finishing Fall semester. Called “High Five Friday” deputies Jamie Smith and Grainger Hendrick, along with PIO Brooke Holden surprised students at Aynor El

  Combat veteran, wife donate all their belongings to firefighters affected by California wildfires

Philadelphia officer, artist honors slain Lumberton teen

Local pickleball club donates $20,000 to Myrtle Beach homeless charity

This is Carolina: Trooper Bob talks candidly on humble roots, hard work, emojis and what’s next

Homeless man turns in $17,000 he found outside food bank

Boy, 9, gets Colorado town to legalize snowball fights

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British toy company offers kid-size toy vacuum that actually cleans

Local churches team up to help flood victims

Spongebob fans ask NFL for ‘Sweet Victory’ tribute to late creator during Super Bowl halftime show

South Carolina Highway Patrol’s ‘Trooper Bob’ retiring this weekend

Pregnant woman battling cancer finds perfect bone marrow match

‘I like the pressure:’ First woman to coach boys’ basketball in Horry County takes the court

Teacher donates kidney to stranger after seeing social media photo

Since their surgeries, the two former strangers have become very close and talk every day, checking in on each other’s recovery.

Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. inspires Pee Dee youth

Fans came from far and wide just to greet one of the best to ever play the game. Ken Griffey Jr. answered questions and signed autographs at the T.B. Thomas Sports Center in Hartsville Monday.

Good Samaritan saves choking baby during Thanksgiving meal at Golden Corral

The baby's family panicked when the 7-month-old started choking on mashed potatoes, but a fellow restaurant customer managed to save the little girl.

Man finds human ashes on ground at MI car wash, returns them to family

The family says they’re very grateful the good Samaritan returned the urn and bags of cremated remains.

  Conway kitchen setting table for free Thanksgiving meal

Horry County man meets siblings for the first time in reunion 71 years in the making

New South Brewery celebrates 20 years in Myrtle Beach

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

A Vietnam veteran died with no family, so other vets stepped up to remember him

Grand Strand Veterans Day observances & meal deals

  This is Carolina: Election day is ‘like Christmas’ for three generations of family

The polling place may be a quiet place, but one family’s presence there is loud.

This Is Carolina: New sailing program serves as alternative therapy for veterans

A new program is setting sail in South Carolina’s waters, it’s called ‘Operation Vet Sail’.

This Is Carolina: ‘The Gingerbread Ladies’ trade candy canes for pumpkins to compete on Food Network

Millions of people will celebrate Halloween with costumes, candy, haunted houses and movies on the 31st of October.

Positively WAVE: Man mowing lawns across America cuts grass for Louisville family

Rodney Smith Jr. says this started small, lending a helping hand to someone who couldn’t finish mowing the lawn, but has since transformed in a way to help people around the country doing the same.

On the Road: La Belle Amie Vineyards pleases more than your taste buds

A relaxing vineyard whisks you away from the busy bustle of beach life.

This is Carolina: New program giving frisky cats a second chance

Overwhelmed with hundreds of dogs and cats, Humane Society workers are doing whatever they can to get the animals adopted into good homes.

  This is Carolina: Man lets ‘some of that pride go’ so family can go from shelter to new life

A family is fighting to get back up after being knocked down.

On the Road: Pearl Fryar’s Topiary Garden

Tucked away off the interstate in Bishopville is a gem some know to stop at to explore the gardens. It's called the Pearl Fryar Topiary Gardens.

This is Carolina: Colt’s Closet giving back to hospital that gave to him

A young boy from Surfside Beach is making all the difference at the children's clinic in Palmetto Health Children's Hospital. After being pricked and tested all day, you could say he's giving other children a light at the end of the tunnel.

This is Carolina: Man lives dream thanks to Surfside Beach Police Department

He's an honorary police officer in Pittsboro, N.C., has his shooting and driver's licenses, has a black belt in karate and helps his dad with the neighborhood watch.

This is Carolina: Couple dedicates decades to rescue squad, helps make it one of the best

Dedicated to the city's Ocean Rescue squad, this couple helped make it what it is today, as the first responders to your water and medical emergencies in the north strand.

On the Road: Kalmia Gardens a hidden Hartsville gem

If you're looking for a family activity besides the beach, a hidden gem in Hartsville may be a great place to visit.

This is Carolina: Campground train set gets everyone on board

A train display at a popular beach campground has a story that started more than forty years ago as a kindergarten crush. You might know this couple's rail line as a local hidden gem, but for this couple, it's much more.

On the Road: Shallotte River Swamp Park takes ziplining to new heights

We're kicking off "This is Carolina: On the Road" with a park you may not know about. It's only in its third year, and is a quick trip north to the longest and largest canopy tour on the East Coast at Shallotte River Swamp Park.

This is Carolina: Pint-sized firefighters give fire truck some extra shine

A lot of kids dream of helping out on a fire truck. Some of them will grow up and get to do it one day, but many won't. Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue is working to change that with one special group.

This is Carolina: Veterans and victims find solace in South Strand farm

When a horse farm started in the South Strand six years ago, it was one of the first of its kind in the state.

This is Carolina: Community rallies behind man paralyzed after helping neighbor

Jefferson Grier's days were spent avidly helping his neighbors in Socastee. Now, he sits in his living room and watches Ellen DeGeneres every day. It's become part of his routine since he became a quadriplegic.

This is Carolina: After more than 50 years, seafood restaurant owner is ready for a vacation

On May 11, 1964, a woman's uncle bought a cup of coffee for ten cents. It was Sylvia Chestnut's first dollar on her first day of business as the owner of a Little River seafood restaurant.

This is Carolina: Slow down and scoop up as popular NMB ice cream shop celebrates 66 summers

For 66 summers, Original Painters Homemade Ice Cream in North Myrtle Beach has been serving up local favorites.

This is Carolina: Hartsville man now sings opera around the world

Jacob Will has performed all over the world, but he got his start in Hartsville.