Cresswind residents break record for Angel Tree turnout

The people of the Cresswind neighborhood in Myrtle Beach broke their previous record for turnout when it comes to the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program.

  State superintendent: Florence County leaders should consider consolidating all 5 school districts

  Salvation Army of the Pee Dee needs help from community as Christmas approaches

FIRST ALERT: Historic hurricane season comes to an end

Ice skating in downtown Conway to become reality in January

  Conway businesses see boost from Small Business Saturday

  Grand Strand Humane Society offering free adoptions all weekend

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  New downtown Florence businesses look forward to Small Business Saturday

  Push for adoptions of teenagers as 154 children await ‘forever families’ across S.C.

Grand Strand Humane Society waives adoption fees for holiday weekend

‘It’s a great day to be alive’: Community comes out for 11th annual Surfside Beach Turkey Trot

Grand opening set for December on new Splinter City Disc Golf Course

  NFL player Darius Leonard provides 100 Thanksgiving meals in his hometown of Lake View

  Darlington’s annual turkey giveaway provides hundreds of Thanksgiving meals to the community

Dr. David Eads said he began the Darlington turkey giveaway nearly 16 years ago alongside former NBA player Tom Hammonds.

  ‘She’s a real warrior’: Myrtle Beach woman holding fundraiser to pay for granddaughter’s cancer treatments

A Myrtle Beach woman is hosting a fundraiser to help pay for her granddaughter’s cancer treatments.

  Two million lights make up ‘The Great Christmas Light Show” in North Myrtle Beach

It’s going to be a little brighter in North Myrtle Beach for the next month or so.

  Giving Thanks: Conway has way for people to share messages of thanks

Thanksgiving is just days away, and the city of Conway wants to know what you’re thankful for this year.

  Hartsville looks to the future with 2030 development plan

LIST: Restaurants offering dine-in, carryout Thanksgiving meals

  Loris history will soon be on display at new downtown museum

  This is Carolina: America’s oldest bicycle maker filling orders in Conway

  Construction begins on new ‘Funplex’ in Myrtle Beach

Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach welcomes first penguin chick

FIRST ALERT: Watching two chances of development

Two chances of development continue now in the tropics.

  Generous donation to fund 3D mammograms at MUSC Health Marion

A major donation will help MUSC Health Marion diagnose breast cancer earlier in its patients.

  HTC expanding broadband internet access into parts of Marion County to help students, families

Horry Telephone Cooperative announced it is now serving parts of Marion County.

FIRST ALERT: Iota continues to weaken, another chance of development increasing

Iota continues to weaken this morning and there is another chance of development in the Caribbean that we are watching.

  Seeing stars in Conway? Christmas movie shot in city debuts on streaming channels

A recently released Christmas movie was predominantly shot in the city of Conway.

Murrells Inlet seeking volunteers for 2020 Christmas parade

Organizers of the 2020 Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade are looking for volunteers to help with this year’s event.

FIRST ALERT: Iota now a category five hurricane

Iota is now a category 5 hurricane, becoming the first storm of the 2020 season to do so.

FIRST ALERT: Rivers rising following heavy rain

Local rivers are rising above flood stage.

  Final pieces of old playground equipment in Myrtle Beach set to be removed

The final parts of old playground equipment in Myrtle Beach are set to be removed Thursday.

  Piece of the USS Arizona unveiled before Florence Veteran’s Day ceremony

Since the end of World War I, on the 11th hour on the 11th day on the 11th month in 1918, our Country has celebrated Veterans Day.

FIRST ALERT: Eta is now a hurricane, high chance of development in Caribbean

Eta, Theta and another chance of development! Here's what you need to know for the tropics on your Wednesday.

FIRST ALERT: Theta, Eta and another chance of development

More tropical development possible later this week in the Caribbean.

  New book, soon-to-be movie features Murrells Inlet veteran’s favorite ‘beer run’ story

A book that showcases one of Bobby Pappas’ experiences while fighting overseas, was released on Tuesday.

  New S.C. law simplifies business license tax, helps businesses expand across state

On Monday, Governor Henry McMaster traveled to Florence County for a ceremonial signing of S.C. Representative Jay Jordan’s business license tax law.

  'I am walking with heroes’: Grand Strand veteran leads Veterans Victory Walk to Mount Pleasant

About a dozen veterans and supporters left the Myrtle Beach Vet Center early Tuesday morning and headed for Mount Pleasant.

Tickets on sale for ‘Nights of a Thousand Candles’ at Brookgreen Gardens

Tickets are now on sale for Brookgreen Gardens' annual holiday light display Nights of Thousand Candles.

  Salvation Army of the Pee Dee holds kettle kickoff in Florence

With the holiday season around the corner, the Salvation Army of the Pee Dee is asking for the help of the community to bring holiday joy to our neighbors.

Veterans to trek close to 100 miles from Myrtle Beach to Charleston

A group of veterans is set to walk nearly 100 miles from Myrtle Beach to Charleston to raise money for various veteran organizations.

  Lakeside Crossing community gathers for a Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Instead of one large walk, the organization encouraged community members to host smaller walks, wearing masks and social distancing.

Myrtle Beach Travel Park receives ‘Park of the Year’ award

A popular destination in Myrtle Beach was recognized for its years of service and dedication to its campers.

  Classroom Champions: Childhood dream of becoming a teacher turned into reality

Third-grade teacher at Socastee Elementary School, Jessica Kirby, is a Classroom Champion.

  Face masks still required in Horry County during some Halloween celebrations

The Market Common is still looking to hold its Halloween festivities, and is hoping to do in a safe way.

  Florence councilmember reacts to vandalism and threats over city’s Black Lives Matter mural

Only weeks ago, artists, local and state leaders, and community members celebrated the completion of the Black Lives Matter mural on Barnes Street.

FIRST ALERT: High chance of development in Caribbean

Here we go again. There's another chance of development.

Myrtle Beach, Marlboro County firefighters assist in battling large warehouse blaze in Sumter

Area fighters helped to contain a large warehouse fire that broke out in Sumter Tuesday night.

  Grand donation: Florence man donates his baby grand piano to hospital

The halls of MUSC Health Florence Medical Center will now be filled with the sound of music.

BOO! Halloween activities abound across Grand Strand, Pee Dee

The witching hour is almost here, and the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee is getting into the spooky season.

FIRST ALERT: Zeta to make landfall this evening

Zeta is a tropical storm but will regain hurricane strength later this evening.

  ‘It got bigger and bigger’: Carolina Forest man decks out home with over 100 Halloween decorations

One home in Carolina Forest is hard to miss during the spooky Halloween season.

  Crews complete demolition of two buildings in Myrtle Beach’s Arts and Innovation District

Work continues to revitalize Myrtle Beach’s downtown area.

  City of North Myrtle Beach, Horry County team up to bring multi-purpose path to area

The City of North Myrtle Beach and Horry County are teaming up for a project, and the goal is to keep people a little safer, especially while enjoying the outdoors.

  Student Spotlight: Conway High School ESOL student living the American dream

Her first language is Spanish, she was born in Conway, raised in Mexico and moved back three years ago to start as a freshman at Conway High School.

  ‘Drift A Coastal Eatery’ opens along the Grand Strand, has positions available

A new restaurant is welcoming customers for early dining in the Grand Strand.

  Myrtle Beach staff to plant dozens of trees in downtown area

Employees with the city of Myrtle Beach are working to make the area more appealing.

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

While many events have been canceled across the Grand Strand, some say they’re still celebrating.

  ‘Lost souls’ take over Theatre of the Republic for Halloween haunted house

The Theatre of the Republic is re-opening next week, and it will look a little different.

  Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina gives away backpacks to children in the community

The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina used CARES Act funding to provide 1,000 backpacks full of supplies to children in the community.

  Classroom Champions: NMBHS academic coach goes above and beyond in the classroom, on the football field

A North Myrtle Beach teacher was nominated for being a Classroom Champion.

Town of Nichols responding to lack of trash services

Leaders in the town of Nichols are working to get trash pickup back up and running.

FIRST ALERT: Hurricane Epsilon will pass east of Bermuda

Hurricane Epsilon is a category two hurricane and will move east of Bermuda in the coming days.

  First United Methodist Church in Myrtle Beach working with Help4Kids

First United Methodist church us helping children stay warm this winter. They are working with Help4Kids and collected over 500 coats.

  South Carolina Highway Patrol Troop 5 hosts annual charity golf tournament

South Carolina Highway Patrol Troop Five along with other law enforcement officers traded in their patrol cars for golf carts.

  New grocery store could be coming to busy Myrtle Beach intersection along Highway 501

The Myrtle Beach Planning Commission met Tuesday to discuss the possibility.

Grand Strand Brewing Company aiming for opening date ahead of spring 2021

The Myrtle Beach Downtown Development Office provided an update on a highly-anticipated brewery in the downtown area.

  Student Spotlight: Conway High junior enrolled in STEM program hopes to become a nurse

A Conway High School junior was nominated for our Student Spotlight segment.

Horry County welcomes new K-9 to the team

The newest officer with the Horry County Police Department will soon report for duty.

  FIRST ALERT: Fall-like weekend ahead with cool and comfortable temperatures

A beautiful fall-like day is in store for the Grand Strand and Pee Dee to kick start the weekend.

  Carolina Food Truck Rodeo begins in Florence

The smell of food is filling the air of the Florence Center as the Carolina Food Truck Rodeo has begun.

Deputies visit Camp Robeson, show off pink patrol cars for ‘Cancer Awareness Pink Out Day’

A couple of Robeson County sheriff’s deputies paid a visit to one local camp and helped bring some smiles to kids' faces.

FIRST ALERT: Final push towards a record-breaking season

Additional areas of development are possible in the tropics through next week.

Myrtle Beach restaurants to donate sales to fallen MBPD officer’s family

One Myrtle Beach restaurant wants to do its part in helping a fallen police officer’s family.

  Classroom Champion: High school teacher encourages students to ‘find their passion’

This particular Classroom Champion was nominated for her dedication to being a teacher and helping her students find their own passion.

  Myrtle Beach hopes cycling improvements earns it Bike Friendly Community designation

If you’re an avid cyclist, then the city of Myrtle Beach wants to hear from you.

  MBPD prepares to make Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon safe, secure

The Myrtle Beach Police Department is finalizing safety and security plans for this year’s Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon.

  This is Carolina: ‘I love him to death’: Trash collector befriends 4-year-old along route

While most people are still asleep, Sherard Wilson is up and servicing your home along his route.

  Donation helps keep Florence School District 1 students digitally connected

The School Foundation was able to secure a $44,000 donation from the Foundation for the Carolinas to keep Florence One students connected.

  New monument honoring military members unveiled at Warbird Park

Warbird Park in Myrtle Beach has a new monument.

  Student Spotlight: High school senior declares ‘I love my school, I love my atmosphere, I love my teachers’

The spotlight is on high school senior Tucker Smithwick, who was nominated for being so outstanding.