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Recent Articles by Kristin
Investigation underway after 2-alarm restaurant fire in Little River
Multiple fire agencies have responded to a commercial structure fire in Little River.
Published July 19, 2019 at 11:33 PM
Travelers could soon enjoy Starbucks, new bar at Myrtle Beach airport
Travelers in the Myrtle Beach International Airport may soon have a new Starbucks and bar to go to while waiting on their flights.
Nick Doria and
Published July 18, 2019 at 2:54 PM
Report: Suspect claims she ate ‘weed brownie by accident’ days before giving birth
A mother was arrested after authorities said she tested positive for THC after she gave birth to a little boy.
Published July 18, 2019 at 1:57 PM
Police, SLED arrest 4 at now shutdown Atlantic Beach apartments
Authorities took four men into custody on drug charges after executing a search warrant at a now shutdown Atlantic Beach apartment complex.
Published July 18, 2019 at 11:15 AM
SCHP: Woman involved in DUI crash with 2 kids inside van in Carolina Forest area
A woman was taken into custody after authorities said she drove under the influence with two children inside the vehicle.
Published July 17, 2019 at 8:40 PM
Judge orders mediation between Myrtle Beach, Horry County in hospitality fee battle
A judge wants Myrtle Beach and Horry County to get together at one table and discuss the battle over hospitality fees.
Published July 17, 2019 at 6:03 PM
Four sea turtle protection cages destroyed in North Myrtle Beach
Officials are trying to find the person or persons who destroyed four cages that are meant to protect sea turtle nests.
Published July 17, 2019 at 5:02 PM
Residents vote against raising taxes for Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District funding
Voters overwhelmingly opposed a referendum that would have raised their taxes to increase funding for the Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District.
Published July 16, 2019 at 9:20 PM
Horry County Fire Rescue investigates mobile home fire in Conway area
Horry County fire crews are investigating what started a fire Tuesday afternoon at a mobile home in the Conway area.
Published July 16, 2019 at 3:26 PM
St. Frances Animal Center takes in 15 animals from Louisiana
St. Frances Animal Center in Georgetown County is helping to give 15 animals in the path of Hurricane Barry a safe place to live.
Published July 15, 2019 at 3:55 PM
‘Miscarriage of justice’: Horry County files new motion in ongoing hospitality tax battle
Horry County filed a new motion Friday in an effort to keep collecting hospitality fees from municipalities.
Published July 12, 2019 at 9:18 PM
Horry County police investigate person shot in Conway area
Horry County police are investigating a shooting in the Conway area.
Published July 12, 2019 at 12:27 AM
Deputy performs PIT maneuver to end chase in Florence County; 2 in custody
Two people were taken into custody after a chase in Florence County.
Published July 10, 2019 at 9:43 PM
Court clarifies that Horry County cannot collect hospitality tax from municipalities
A court order filed on Wednesday cleared up confusion over who Horry County is allowed to collect hospitality fees from during an ongoing legal battle.
Published July 10, 2019 at 6:03 PM
$50k bond set for mother accused of leaving her 2 kids in hot car at Florence Walmart
Florence police rescued two children from inside a hot car on Tuesday.
Published July 10, 2019 at 2:52 PM
Social media post showcasing Myrtle Beach police’s sense of humor goes viral
One social media post shows that police officers have a sense of humor too.
Published July 9, 2019 at 10:23 PM
Horry County police investigate shots fired into two separate homes on Fourth of July
Horry County police are trying to figure out who fired shots in the Conway area, which ended with bullets hitting homes on the Fourth of July.
Published July 9, 2019 at 3:21 PM
‘She is such a fighter’: Sophie gaining weight, playing as she recovers from abuse
A German shepherd puppy who was rescued from one of the worst animal abuse situations the Grand Strand Humane Society has ever seen, is making big strides every day.
Published July 8, 2019 at 10:17 PM
Myrtle Beach police actively investigating sexual assault on beach
Myrtle Beach police are investigating a sexual assault that reportedly happened on the beach early Saturday morning.
Published July 8, 2019 at 8:00 PM
Rep. Alan Clemmons withdraws name from Horry County administrator finalist list
There is one less name on the list of finalists for the Horry County administrator position.
Published July 8, 2019 at 3:35 PM
Maintenance worker suffers ‘severe arm injury’ at Sonoco facility
A Sonoco maintenance worker was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday after suffering a severe arm injury.
Published July 3, 2019 at 11:02 PM
Myrtle Beach police conduct operation, bring wanted person into custody
Myrtle Beach police conducted an operation Wednesday night, where they took a wanted person into custody.
Published July 3, 2019 at 10:04 PM
Bond set for mother accused of leaving one-year-old in hot car in Florence
A baby was rescued from a hot car, while the mother was inside a Florence Walmart, according to Florence County Chief Deputy Glenn Kirby.
Published July 3, 2019 at 9:16 PM
‘It was a nightmare’: Former suspect speaks out after child sex charges dropped against him
Anthony Strickland said the day an officer told him he was charged with engaging in sex acts with two four-year-olds, he laughed.
Published July 3, 2019 at 8:42 PM
Lighting strike causes water issues for Grand Strand Water & Sewer customers
Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority customers are without water or dealing with low water pressure after a lightning strike caused an outage, according to the company.
Published July 3, 2019 at 6:12 PM
Funnel cloud forms near Crescent Beach during severe storms along Grand Strand
A severe round of storms Wednesday afternoon brought on heavy rain, hail and flooded roads across the Grand Strand just as thousands of people come into town for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Published July 3, 2019 at 5:05 PM
Lightning strike hits, splits tree, causes two-alarm house fire in Conway area
Horry County Fire Rescue firefighters were called to Bucksport Road in the Conway area.
Published July 3, 2019 at 4:57 PM
Mother sues Myrtle Beach hotel after child suffers second-degree burns
A mother is suing a Myrtle Beach area hotel, claiming her child suffered severe burns because of a broken microwave in their hotel room.
Published July 2, 2019 at 9:34 PM
Loris city administrator submits resignation letter; city searching for replacement
The Loris mayor and city council are now searching for a new city administrator.
Published July 1, 2019 at 9:16 PM
Family: Pilot involved in Coward plane crash is a teenager with years of experience
A private plane crashed Friday night in the Coward community in Florence County, according to the sheriff’s office.
Published June 28, 2019 at 11:22 PM
Myrtle Beach, SC
NC man dies after Oak Island wave breaks his neck
Midlands woman diagnosed with colon cancer at 27, one month after father dies of lung cancer
Report: Intruder broke into Myrtle Beach home and beat woman with pipe
WMBF News Staff
Myrtle Beach woman makes threat to kill Conway police officer, report says
WMBF News Staff
Grand Strand resident doctors learn to treat venomous snake bites