Pee Dee News

One killed in Marlboro County crash

One person was killed in a car crash Monday morning on SC 385 near Newton Road, according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Florence Soccer Association honors officers

Our community continues to come together after the shooting tragedy in Florence Wednesday night that resulted in one death of a Florence Police officer and another six officers injured.On Saturday night, the Florence Soccer Association honored our men and women in blue during a pre-game ceremony.

Residents in neighborhood where officer was killed get help from counselors

Those who live in Vintage Place where the October 3rd ambush and shooting of 7 officers took place continue to struggle with what happened in their own backyards.

Senator Lindsey Graham says it’s time for hard decisions following Hurricane Florence

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham spoke to residents in Socastee about the federal government's plans for recovery following record floods in the area.

Deadlines approaching for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in six counties

Residents of Chesterfield, Dillon, Georgetown, Horry, Marion, and Marlboro counties are nearing the October 24 deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) offered to individuals whose job may have been affected by Hurricane Florence.

Northbound I-95 lane to close near Florence/ Darlington/ Dillon Counties

The left lane of I-95 northbound near the Great Pee Dee River at the Florence-Darlington-Dillon County line will be closed Friday at 6 p.m.

Flooding reported in Darlington after waters from Black Creek rise

Waters from Black Creek have risen during overnight hours and are flooding areas of the Darlington Country Club, Shoshone Drive and Hank Haynie Drive following Michael, according to a news release.

Several Florence Co. plant workers sustain minor injuries on the job

Several workers were injured at the WestRock plant on Paper Mill Road Friday after an electrical panel or circuit box sparked, according to Billy Hatchell with Florence County EMS.

Part of MLK bridge in Florence closed following train derailment

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge is closed Friday at the intersection of Oakland/Lucas and Cheves/Lucas due to a train derailment under the bridge during the overnight hours, according to a tweet from the city of Florence.

People in Marlboro deal with minor flooding from Michael

People in Marlboro County deal with the remnants of Tropical Storm Michael in the midst of recovering from Hurricane Florence.

Thousands in the dark across Grand Strand and Pee Dee after Michael

With Michael making its way through the Carolinas, residents will experience power outages.

Class back in session after Hurricane Michael

Classes will be back in session on Friday following the second tropical system to hit the area.

PHOTOS: Storm damage from Michael across the Southeastern states

As Michael makes its way through the Carolinas, storm damage is being seen across our area.

Horry, Georgetown counties, Pee Dee schools announce closings ahead of Michael

School closings have begun to come in ahead of Michael’s impacts to the Carolinas on Thursday.

McMaster: SC remains at state of emergency a day before potential impacts from Michael

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced Wednesday a state of emergency remains across S.C. due to continued flooding from Hurricane Florence and potential impact from Hurricane Michael.

Florence One school bus involved in crash Wednesday morning

A Florence 1 School District bus was involved a crash Wednesday morning, according to district spokesperson Pam Little-McDaniel

First responder’s ‘salute a true hero’ during last call

Monday afternoon, the last call was delivered by the Florence Police Department for Sergeant Terrence Carraway after he was killed in the line of duty during a mass shooting.

Florence community remembers ‘gentle giant’ Carraway

A community is remembering a fallen police officer killed in the line of duty on Wednesday.

Francis Marion University’s PAC hosting gubernatorial debate

Francis Marion University will host a South Carolina gubernatorial debate on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

Some in Marion County begin clean up while many homes remain flooded

Many people in the Brittons Neck/Gresham Community, one of the most devastated areas in Marion County, are finally able to assess the damage done by Hurricane Florence and begin restoring what’s left.

Pedestrian hit and killed by train in Florence

A pedestrian was killed Friday night after being struck by a train between Palmetto and Evans' Streets in Florence.