House of Hope preparing to begin construction on tiny home village

House of Hope is set to begin construction on a tiny home village that will provide a big future for people in need.

  HISTORIC MOMENT: Horry County Fire Rescue graduates largest class in state history

  Senior Spotlight: Socastee High student body president tells class of 2020 ‘just be yourself’

  VIDEO: 12-foot gator takes a stroll through Myrtle Beach area neighborhood

  This is Carolina: Lake City remembers Citadel chaplain through service, unity

Myrtle Beach named one of the nation’s 10 best small cities in new ranking

  Senior Spotlight: MBHS grad thanks teachers, exclaims ‘I love all of you’

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  Senior Spotlight: ‘Be safe, love one another and have fun,' one MBHS grad says

‘Enjoy lunch on us’: Blue Knight members pay for HCPD officers’ lunch

  This is Carolina: 11-year-old exchanges birthday party for service party

  Chuck’s Steakhouse in Myrtle Beach reopens under new ownership

Columbia 5th grader raises $1,500 for Black Lives Matter through lemonade stand

  Senior Spotlight: MBHS basketball captain hoping to play pro ball one day

  Boy Scout troop holds U.S. flag retirement service in Conway

Boy Scout Troop 828 held a very special ceremony on Wednesday night where they retired the American flag.

  Horry County first responders surprise 88-year-old Korean War vet with birthday parade

A Korean War veteran said a ‘nice nap’ was interrupted by a parade for him on his 88th birthday.

MUSC Florence employees take a knee for ‘White Coats for Black Lives Matter’

Healthcare workers at the Medical University of South Carolina Florence and their family members took a knee on Wednesday in honor of George Floyd.

  Senior Spotlight: MBHS grad encourages teachers to ’Keep teaching the way you’re teaching'

Graduation ceremonies for Myrtle Beach High School have passed, but WMBF News continues to highlight all the hard work and dedication the Class of 2020 showed.

‘This is what America needs right now’: Conway officer posts ‘moment worth sharing’ after five-car wreck

  Hundreds of bikers take part in ‘Unification Run’ through the Grand Strand

  Francis Marion University to hold diversity forum between community members and leaders

  This is Carolina: Doughnut makers bring the ‘happy hour’ to senior centers

  Proposed plans for new amusement park in Myrtle Beach move forward

  Senior Spotlight: First girl in NMBHS history to accept appointment at U.S. Naval Academy

  8-year-old starts coffee stand to raise money, say ‘thank you’ to CMC medical staff

She donated 11 gift cards on Tuesday to Conway Medical Center staff.

  'It feels so nice to be out and about’: Families excited to be back out at Myrtle Beach playgrounds

Myrtle Beach playgrounds are back open, and as happy as the kids were about that, no one was happier than their parents.

  Huntington Beach State Park finishes nature center after 2016 fire, looks to late summer opening

On July 20, 2016, Huntington Beach State Park’s nature center was engulfed in flames in the early-morning hours after being struck by lightning.

  Senior Spotlight: NMBHS student body president hopes to return to community to make ‘positive difference’

A North Myrtle Beach High School senior said she grew up being a NMBHS chief.

Firefighters warn about dangers of digging holes on the beach

Don’t dig that hole on the beach!

  Sea turtle nesting season off to good start in S.C.; volunteers adjust to new COVID-19 rules

Sea turtle nesting season officially began May 1, and so far there have been 732 nests reported, according to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.

  Shorebirds soar after Huntington Beach State Park’s protection efforts

Keeping dogs off the northside of the beach at Huntington Beach State Park has been a strong rule for a while and it’s paying off.

  Senior Spotlight: MBHS senior has heart set on healthcare field

The spotlight is on Skylar Epps who said she is a proud Seahawk and has her heart set on working in the healthcare field one day.

  Classroom Champions: Fifth-grade teacher ‘just so proud’ of students

A fifth-grade teacher at Riverside Elementary School and a Coastal Carolina University graduate is this week’s Classroom Champion.

  Senior Spotlight: MBHS football state champion looks back on high school career

He’s No. 1 in the senior class at Myrtle Beach High School, a football state champion with an impressive long list of accomplishments.

Conway announces reopening of sports and fitness center on June 1

The city of Conway announced that it will be reopening the sports and fitness center on June 1.

  Senior Spotlight: Johnsonville High School honors student’s goal is to become an orthodontist

A high school senior at Johnsonville High School said he always gave it his all when working hard in school and playing varsity baseball.

  Myrtle’s Market reopens in downtown Myrtle Beach

Myrtle’s Market is open for business once again after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Classroom Champion: Principal’s ‘loving actions’ help students cope while their mom was hospitalized

It has been a tough year for two Horry County middle school students, and the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t make it any easier.

Lowcountry Chick-Fil-A location honors its 2020 graduates

Chick-Fil-A of Moncks Corner is paying tribute to their graduating team members with a special display in their drive thru this week.

  This is Carolina: Sign maker designs more than a thousand signs for graduates, teachers

One Socastee woman is using her talents to do something special for the Class of 2020, teachers and frontline workers who have been impacted by the global health crisis.

  Senior Spotlight: Myrtle Beach High senior reflects on missing end of year, tells other to ‘just keep your head up’

A soon-to-be Myrtle Beach High School graduate said she misses her Seahawk family more than ever.

  ‘It’s gorgeous here’: Myrtle Beach’s famous boardwalk celebrates 10th anniversary

It was 10 years ago that the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk officially opened.

‘It’s really rewarding’: S.C. National Guard distributes meals, books to Horry County students

During the coronavirus pandemic, the S.C. National Guard was on a mission to make sure students were being fed, while also putting a smile on their faces by giving out books.

This is Carolina: North Myrtle Beach business surprised by $1,200 mailbox donation

A North Myrtle Beach small business owner opened up her shop’s mailbox on Wednesday to an amazing gift: a $1,200 donation.

  Senior Spotlight: St. James High student completing second senior year after suffering brain injury in car crash

St. James High School senior Pierson Thames missed his first go-around in 2018 after a car accident.

  ‘I won’t give COVID-19 the glory’: Horry County woman doesn’t understand why virus attacked her family

One Horry County family is in the middle of an ugly battle against COVID-19.

  Local law enforcement officers ride to honor fallen Marion County corporal, Florence airport officer

A local group of law enforcement officers honored the lives of their fallen brothers and sisters during National Police Week.

  Classroom Champions: MBHS teacher helps feed students, keep roofs over their heads

Patricia Sylvester was nominated as a Classroom Champion by her colleague and friend, Natalie Hunnell.

South Florence High School students produce virtual performance of Hamilton

Students with the South Florence Choraliers are not letting school closures and social distancing keep them from doing what they love.

  Murrells Inlet’s famous goats secretly make their return to Goat Island

The famous inhabitants of Goat Island in Murrells Inlet are back, but with a little less fanfare than in years past.

Horry County Fire Rescue reunites ducklings stuck in drain with their mom on Mother’s Day

Some Horry County Fire Rescue crews saved the day for one mother duck.

  Senior Spotlight: ‘Every day is special,’ said MBHS soon-to-be grad

A Myrtle Beach High school senior said she misses the family unit of being at school, but is thankful for her time well spent and now has her eyes set on future goals.

  Pelicans ballpark hosting food distribution event Monday

A handful of organizations are doing their part to help feed families in Horry County.

Myrtle Beach Fire Department puts together care packages for 2 members serving overseas

The Myrtle Beach Fire Department is letting two fellow brothers overseas know that they’re thinking of them.

  Operation BBQ Relief serves 70,000 meals to Horry County Schools students

Chefs from different parts of South Carolina have spent the past couple of weeks in Myrtle Beach to make sure students at Horry County Schools don’t go hungry during this global health crisis.

  Senior Spotlight: Proud MBHS Seahawk, leader on the football field and high honors student

Myrtle Beach High School senior Brandon Sedeska is a proud soon-to-be high school graduate.

  Briarcliffe Acres woman celebrates 100th birthday with parade, proclamation

The Briarcliffe Acres community came out on Wednesday to make the day extra special.

  Grand Strand woman pays tribute to healthcare workers through art on National Nurse Day

As the saying goes, not all heroes wear capes, but during this coronavirus pandemic, many of the heroes wear scrubs.

  This is Carolina: Couple adds trendy wine and beer shop to Lake City

A former gas station in Lake City has been turned into a trendy new business in Lake City.

  'It was unreal’: Children of Myrtle Beach Pelicans bus driver talk about his battle with COVID-19

Terrance Timmons leaves behind three children and a stepdaughter.

  Classroom Champion: NMB teacher uses Tik Tok to engage students during pandemic

A 4th-grade teacher with her own swag, Caroline Rogers, 25, uses her own style to reach students on their level.

Pawleys Island officers assist shark that washed up on the beach

Some of Pawleys Island’s finest came to the aid of a shark that washed ashore Tuesday morning.

  City of Conway issues executive order to help restaurants increase outdoor dining

The city of Conway is working with restaurants to provide them more outdoor dining so they could serve more customers.

  Senior Spotlight: Aynor High senior says ‘it’s more like a home than a school’

A soon-to-be high school graduate balances a 4.5 GPA and a list of accolades. The spotlight is on Aynor High School senior Mary-Katherine Todd.

  'Hospital staff deserve our gratitude’: Myrtle Beach Corvette Club brings lunch to area hospitals to show appreciation

The Myrtle Beach Corvette Club is saying “Thank You” to area hospital staff amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

  WMBF hosting ‘Florence Carolina Cares’ telethon to benefit The Salvation Army

A few weeks ago, WMBF News launched a partnership with The Salvation Army called Carolina Cares.

  #BeTheLight: Grand Strand high school stadiums light up to honor Class of 2020

The Grand Strand community came together Friday night to honor graduating high school seniors.

  Community donates over $22K to help Veterans Café after COVID-19 forced their doors shut

Army veteran Lou Mascherino has been the owner of the Veteran’s Cafe and Grill since 2009. Since that time, it’s become a staple in the local veteran community.

  Faith Outreach Ministries, Lowcountry Food Bank pack up fresh food for those in need

Volunteers have packed up hundreds of bags for those struggling to put food on their tables during the coronavirus pandemic.

Over 100 cars take part in parade to show love to Conway Manor residents

The Conway Manor hosted a huge parade to help residents and their loved ones during this time when they’re kept apart.

  Senior Spotlight: NMBHS senior said there is nothing better than being a chief

Senior Jennings Hall was nominated several times as a WMBF Senior Spotlight. She was voted as having the best school spirit senior year and carries a 4.6 GPA, among many other accomplishments.

United Way, Lowcountry Food Bank donates to hundreds of families; more food distributions planned

The United Way of Horry County and the Lowcountry Food Bank continue to help hundreds of families who are struggling financially due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  Single mother surprised with Carolina Cares campaign money returns to work as volunteer

Thanks to those in our communities, we have raised over $57,000 to help people in Horry County and the Pee Dee who are struggling during these uncertain times.

  This is Carolina: Couple whose love began with ‘red ants’ celebrates 65th anniversary

One of their sons made sure his parents had a 65th anniversary party in style.

  ‘We’re all stuck in our homes’: Surfside Beach entertainer holds front porch concert for neighbors

TJ Walsh usually performs around Surfside Beach, but instead, he did it all in his front yard.

  This is Carolina: Grand Strand restaurants making sure no one goes hungry

Businesses and restaurants across the Grand Strand are picking up production to make sure everyone is fed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grand Strand Health workers organize donation drive to help students during health crisis

Even though they are working on the frontlines of the coronavirus battle, Grand Strand Health workers continue to make sure the community is being taken care of outside of the hospital walls.

#BeTheLight: HCS holding virtual graduation ceremonies, joining movement to honor Class of 2020

The leader of Horry County Schools is reassuring the Class of 2020 that they have not been forgotten during this global pandemic.

  DHEC doctor stresses that S.C. residents continue social distancing, wearing masks as restrictions ease

Now that some restrictions have been lessened in South Carolina, one of the faces of the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic said now is not the time to let up on social distancing and to keep wearing a mask in public.

  HCS reaches agreement with United Way, Impact Ministries to feed students

Horry County Schools reached a new partnership with Horry County United Way and Impact Ministries to help feed students and on Monday they held a grocery drive-thru.

  Healthy at Home: Diabetes Wellness Council offers free consultation, help amid coronavirus crisis

The founder and executive director of Horry County’s Diabetes and Wellness Council said amid the coronavirus crisis, it’s especially important people with diabetes take care of themselves.

  Hartsville resident donates iPad to hospital so patients can see their loved ones

Patients at one local hospital now have a way to keep in touch with their loved ones during visitor restrictions, and it’s all thanks to one Hartsville neighbor.