Conway police gather to remember retired officer one year after his death

Family, friends and co-workers got together and released balloons in memory of retired Lt. James Odell Cochran.

Doctor’s balloon art brings joy to children in hospital emergency room

Dr. Stephanie Loe found a way to bring smiles inside a place that can be particularly scary for children.
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  Guatemala woman, 23, is among 13 killed in California crash

The California Highway Patrol says nine migrants in an SUV packed with 25 people that drove through an opening in a border wall suffered major injuries after their vehicle slammed into a tractor-trailer and killed 13 others inside.

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  Community members reflect on past year, life during the COVID-19 pandemic

1 charged after woman struck by stabbed, struck by vehicle in Georgetown County

  FIRST ALERT: Cool and cloudy start to the weekend

  McMaster lifts mask mandate for S.C. government buildings, restaurants

Robeson County man sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for stolen firearms

The man was connected to a 2018 burglary of firearms in Myrtle Beach.
  • Coronavirus

  Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief and stimulus checks bill OK in sight

Eight Democrats voted against the proposal, suggesting that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and other progressives vowing to continue the fight in coming months will face a difficult fight.

  15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office preparing for return to in-person court proceedings

Trump endorses Gov. McMaster for re-election in 2022

Deputies: Woman stabbed, struck by car and dragged along road in Georgetown County

  Grand Strand independent pharmacies prepare to receive COVID-19 vaccine

  Body of endangered whale off S.C. coast attracts host of sharks, other wildlife

Mullins Police Department asking for public’s help to name new puppy

Authorities find Georgetown County man reported missing

Green Sea Floyds Middle, High schools returning to 5-day, face-to-face instruction next week

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  Jump in hiring fuels optimism for US economic recovery

Unemployment fell from 6.3% to 6.2%, the Labor Department reported Friday. That is down dramatically from 14.8% last April.

SPORTS

Strong second half lifts Little Rock past CCU women in Sun Belt tournament opener

Tigers Power Past Fighting Irish 13-7

Clemson improves to 5-2

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Deputies seeking information on catalytic converter thefts in Georgetown County

  Thousands receive vaccine doses at Darlington Raceway

Darlington County School District partnering with Carolina Pines to vaccinate employees

FIRST ALERT: Cool weekend ahead

  DHEC: S.C. registers over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, 36 additional deaths announced

The updated figures were released Friday afternoon.
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Woman discovers mystery room behind bathroom mirror in her NYC apartment

It started with a weird draft in the bathroom.

  Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in crash near Palmetto Pointe Boulevard

Federal judge extends restraining order on SC abortion ban law

Horry Co. police investigating deadly Longs shooting

Part of International Drive to close next week for controlled burns