COVID-19 testing opportunities available in Grand Strand, Pee Dee

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is offering several opportunities for residents in the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee to get a COVID-19 test this week.

CDC highlights safety tips for in-person voting amid pandemic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding Americans to be cautious while voting.
  • Coronavirus

New US virus cases top 83,700 for 2nd day in row

Close to 8.6 million Americans have contracted the coronavirus since the pandemic began, and about 225,000 have died.

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  ‘I’m gonna have a great Halloween’: Grand Strand adjusts its celebration amidst COVID-19

FIRST ALERT: Zeta to become a hurricane today

  FIRST ALERT: Comfortable start to the week, watching our next rain chance

One in custody following possible stabbing in Myrtle Beach that injured one

Crash in Longs sends one to the hospital

A single-vehicle crash with entrapment Sunday afternoon in Longs sent one person to the hospital, authorities said.
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  Democrats ask Pence to skip Barrett vote over COVID-19 risk

With no real power to stop the vote, Democrats argue the winner of the Nov. 3 election should choose the nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

DHEC: S.C. records 1,281 new COVID-19 cases, seven additional deaths

Coastal Carolina football climbs in AP Top 25 ranking

One killed, one injured in two-vehicle crash in Marlboro County

Robeson County sheriff thanks community after Trump visits Lumberton

  Two area technical colleges holding graduation ceremonies postponed by COVID-19

Several injured in Sunday morning shooting in Dillon

  FIRST ALERT: Off and on showers throughout the day

  One person dead after car wreck in Dillon County

  • National

  Senate votes to advance Barrett; confirmation expected Monday

Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election.

SPORTS

Coastal Carolina football climbs in AP Top 25 ranking

No. 1 Clemson wakes up late to beat Syracuse 47-21

No. 24/25 Coastal remains undefeated with 28-14 win over Georgia Southern

  WMBF Extra Point: Week 5 scores and highlights

Socastee High varsity football game against Waccamaw canceled

The exact reason for the cancellation was not immediately available.

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  'I was so excited’: Large crowd comes out for Trump campaign stop in Lumberton

No. 24/25 Coastal remains undefeated with 28-14 win over Georgia Southern

  SCDHEC: Over 600 new COVID-19 cases across state, 14 additional deaths

  McMaster comes to Myrtle Beach to discuss grant program for small businesses

Jaime Harrison to hold drive-in campaign rally in Florence Saturday

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Jaime Harrison will hold a drive-in campaign rally in Florence Saturday.
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‘He’s our angel’: Veteran battling cancer rescues neighbors from burning Ill. home

It’s believed the fire was caused by an unsecured heat lamp in the garage that was keeping some baby chickens warm.

FIRST ALERT: Warm temperatures and increasing rain chances into Sunday

  Weekend events juggle large groups and COVID-19 safety

One charged following Robeson County shooting that killed 19-year-old, injured teen

  State election officials discuss absentee voting in South Carolina