Skip to content
Embrace A Veteran
Tidelands Trophy Club
Pee Dee's Best
Download our apps
Pee Dee's Best
Best of the Grand Strand
Submit a Photo
First Alert Hurricane Center
WMBF Skycam Network
Science with Sean
Grand Strand News
Pee Dee News
Back to School
Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
What's Going Around
Waccamaw Mobile Market
This Is Carolina
Restaurant Openings and Closings
Schedule a station tour
Advertise with WMBF
Full Court Press with Greta Van Susteren
Digital Content Producer
Recent Articles by Casey
‘Human error’ led to gun making it through school security checkpoint
Horry County Schools said it will be taking another look at its security measures after a gun made it past a screening station.
Published September 19, 2019 at 11:26 PM
Jury finds Sidney Moorer guilty of kidnapping Heather Elvis, sentenced to 30 years
A Horry County jury has found Sidney Moorer guilty of the 2013 kidnapping of Heather Elvis.
Kate Merriman and
Published September 18, 2019 at 11:31 PM
Council members say development criteria has to change in Horry County
Horry County Council members say they need to look at what they’re approving when it comes to allowing developers to build in certain areas.
Published September 18, 2019 at 5:42 AM
EXCLUSIVE: Presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks on key issues
The front-runner looking to take the Oval Office for the Democratic party made a stop Monday in Horry County and spoke one-on-one with WMBF News on several key issues.
Published September 16, 2019 at 10:50 PM
Sen. Graham comes to NMB to ‘rally the troops;’ talks offshore drilling, gun control
A sea of red is how many described the event where nearly 400 people gathered to hear South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham speak and “rally the troops.”
Published September 13, 2019 at 11:31 PM
Flooding concerns grow as nearly 2,000 proposed homes are closer to becoming a reality
In one week, two meetings have taken place to discuss a proposal to bring a nearly 2,000 home development to Conway.
Published September 12, 2019 at 11:27 PM
Bills banning offshore drilling in the Atlantic move on to the Senate
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to permanently ban offshore drilling in the Atlantic, Pacific and the eastern Gulf of Mexico.
Published September 11, 2019 at 11:27 PM
Report: Average Horry County worker makes $652 a week; second lowest in nation
Horry County is ranked second to last in the nation when it comes to how much the people who live here are earning, according to a U.S. Department of Labor report.
Published September 10, 2019 at 11:46 PM
Residents express disapproval of a nearly 2,000 home development
A quiet two-lane road on the outskirts of Conway could soon be packed with homes and traffic.
Published September 9, 2019 at 11:14 PM
Pawleys Island on the road to recovery after Hurricane Dorian
A beach renourishment project is set to begin on the beaches along Pawleys Island on Oct 1. Now, town leaders say due to the impacts they’re seeing from Hurricane Dorian, the project will probably start sooner than later.
Published September 9, 2019 at 5:39 AM
Pawleys Island police to get head count of who stays, who goes before Dorian arrives
Storm surge along the Grand Strand will be the main threat as Hurricane Dorian churns closer and closer to the South Carolina coast.
Published September 3, 2019 at 11:13 PM
Man dies after falling from tree at Conway home
The Horry County Coroner’s Office has been called to a home in Conway following a reported fall, according to deputy coroner Chris Dontell.
Kristin Nelson and
Published September 3, 2019 at 6:09 PM
Preparing for Hurricane Dorian without breaking the bank
People along the coast are preparing for potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian, but there’s no need to get your wallet out and break the bank to do so.
Published September 2, 2019 at 7:51 PM
High carbon monoxide levels force evacuation at Myrtle Beach hotel
Fire crews have found high levels of carbon monoxide on each floor and have evacuated people from the building.
Casey Watson and
Published August 26, 2019 at 9:05 PM
Community members, councilman discuss influx of development in Horry County
This week, two meetings were held to discuss bringing more than 1,000 homes to Horry County and those in attendance were in opposition of this happening.
Published August 22, 2019 at 11:16 PM
Tensions run high as residents hear about possible Wizard Golf Course development
It was standing room only as developers spoke to neighbors about the possible development of the Wizard Golf Course in the Carolina Forest area.
Published August 21, 2019 at 10:02 PM
Developer proposes new mining operation in Nichols; residents are concerned
A new mining operation is being proposed in Nichols.
Published August 14, 2019 at 11:07 PM
Horry County Council approves three-year contract for new county administrator
Horry County Council approved a contract for the new county administrator during Tuesday night’s meeting.
Casey Watson and
WMBF News Staff
Published August 13, 2019 at 11:26 PM
Pawleys Island leaders to invest in millions of dollars worth of sand to widen beaches
Pawleys Island town leaders are figuring out a way to keep the island and the homes on it afloat.
Published August 12, 2019 at 11:35 PM
Kids battling cancer receive free week-long vacation to Myrtle Beach
More than 50 families from across state lines have made their way to the Grand Strand this summer, all of whom have one thing in common: cancer.
Published August 12, 2019 at 6:00 AM
Making history: Grand Strand woman becomes first female to join S.C. National Guard Infantry
A 19-year-old woman is setting the tone for other women by being the first in South Carolina’s history to take advantage of a change in the United States military and she’s from the Grand Strand.
Published August 9, 2019 at 11:36 PM
Court documents: Workers at over 20 Grand Strand massage parlors offered sex acts to undercover informants
Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson wants more than 20 massage and spa businesses across the Grand Strand to be labeled as public nuisances.
Kristin Nelson and
Published August 8, 2019 at 11:31 PM
Email outlines how county leaders plan to address issues within HCFR
An email between two high-ranking Horry County leaders shows how they plan to address issues that have been raised within Horry County Fire Rescue.
Kristin Nelson and
Published August 7, 2019 at 11:18 PM
Marine injured in Afghanistan receives new mortgage-free home in Myrtle Beach
A United States Marine and Grand Strand resident who was injured in the line of duty was surprised with quite a gift Wednesday.
Published August 7, 2019 at 11:04 PM
Neighbors focus on building safer communities while remembering shooting victims
Communities across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee attended annual National Night Out events at a time when people across the nation have the deadly shootings from this past weekend on their minds.
Published August 6, 2019 at 11:25 PM
Documents show 200+ firefighters have left HCFR in less than 5 years
Questions have been raised about the retention rates at Horry County Fire Rescue following a recent county council meeting.
Published July 25, 2019 at 3:45 AM
GRAPHIC: Lawsuit claims woman contracted flesh-eating bacteria at S.C. water park
A woman claims in a lawsuit she has incurred over $1 million in medical bills after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria at a Grand Strand waterpark.
Brad Dickerson and
Published July 23, 2019 at 7:10 AM
Horry County homeowners to see millage rollback after property tax increase
Once every five years, the state requires the county assessor's office to reassess property values across Horry County.
Published July 22, 2019 at 8:32 AM
Carolina Forest HOA says they’ve paid $1.3 million to rent Santee Cooper light poles
More than a dozen homeowners associations from around Horry County showed up for a meeting Thursday night to find out if they’re spending thousands of dollars to rent light poles.
Published July 18, 2019 at 11:38 PM
'Jesus has called us to do this’: Students help hurricane victims during summer break
When people imagine students being out of school for summer break, hammers and shingles probably aren’t a part of that picture.
Published July 17, 2019 at 11:33 PM
Myrtle Beach, SC
Grand Strand doctors already seeing early flu cases, predict severe flu season
Trial for Brandon Council could be delayed after defense requests mental evaluation
Deputies searching for missing Robeson County man believed to be suffering from dementia
WMBF News Staff
2 wounded in early-morning shooting at South Carolina State University
FIRST ALERT: Jerry slightly stronger, Karen and Lorenzo in the near future?