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.

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

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

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

Horry County welcomes new K-9 to the team

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

  Carolina Food Truck Rodeo begins in Florence

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

FIRST ALERT: Final push towards a record-breaking season

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

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

  Myrtle Beach hopes cycling improvements earns it Bike Friendly Community designation

  MBPD prepares to make Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon safe, secure

  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.

Two Myrtle Beach firefighters return home following overseas deployment

FIRST ALERT: Chance of development in the Atlantic

FIRST ALERT: Hurricane Delta officially makes landfall in Louisiana

  ‘He’s got a legacy': Ofc. Jacob Hancher’s friend reflects on days spent watching her work

  Classroom Champion: Socastee High teacher’s students ‘are her life’

  Myrtle Beach police lower, fold flags to present to fallen officer’s family

Area restaurants raise money to benefit family of Jacob Hancher, Myrtle Beach Police Department

Grand Strand restaurants are raising money to benefit both the immediate family of Jacob Hancher and his law enforcement family.

  Darlington County could see new industry, major investment with ‘Project Dark Star’

Darlington County Council recently approved a tax incentive agreement for an economic development project titled “Project Dark Star”.

  MBPD thanks community for its support following death of officer in the line of duty

The Myrtle Beach Police Department is thanking the community for its support following the weekend death of an officer in the line of duty.

Wife of late HCPD corporal on naming beach access in his honor: ‘I just want to thank everybody’

A Garden City parking lot will now be named after a Horry County police corporal who lost his long battle with the coronavirus.

  ‘We’re all heroes’: Resolution approved honoring those who saved family from sinking car

A multi-agency effort to save a family from a sinking vehicle was recognized by Horry County Council.

  Florence leader explains Penny Sales Tax is essential to pay for road, infrastructure improvements

When Florence County voters will head to the polls in November, they’ll vote on more than just who will represent them.

  Digital billboards pay tribute to Myrtle Beach officer killed in the line of duty

Digital billboards around Myrtle Beach are paying tribute to Myrtle Beach Police PFC Jacob Hancher, who was killed during a shooting Saturday night while on duty.

Conway Christmas events approved by city council

The Conway City Council approved the event permits for two popular holiday happenings during Monday’s meeting.

  FMU Performing Arts Center bringing 'Fresh Air Concert Series’ to Downtown Florence

For the first time in six months, the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center will finally hold a concert.

  ‘We stand with you’: First responders, officials send condolences to MBPD after officer dies following shooting

“We stand with you Myrtle Beach Police Department. Our hearts are always with you."

  Myrtle Beach Recreation Centers start welcoming new members for first time since March

The city of Myrtle Beach has entered the next phase in re-opening its recreation centers, which includes accepting new members.

  Marion County Sheriff Office’s therapy dog brings comfort to community, deputies, kittens

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has a special K-9 who plays an important role.

‘Back the Blue!’: Resident picks up tab for North Myrtle Beach officer’s food

A North Myrtle Beach police officer was treated to a free meal, thanks to the kindness of a stranger.

  Tidelands Health’s annual ‘In the Pink’ breast cancer awareness walk goes virtual for 2020

October is the start of breast cancer awareness month and Tidelands Health is having its' annual “In the Pink” walk raising money and awareness virtually this year.

  State superintendent discusses future of Florence School District 4 with Timmonsville residents

For the second time, State Superintendent Molly Spearman held a virtual meeting with community residents concerning the future of Florence School District Four.

  This is Carolina: Florence man shows the value of a coin ahead of Pee Dee coin show

The value of a coin means different things to different people.

‘It was a priceless moment’: Carolina Forest boy receives token of friendship from his favorite garbage truck driver

For one little boy, garbage day is the best day.

The Trump Store opens in Myrtle Beach and Conway

On Sept. 18, Marion County resident and carnival owner Katie Wilson opened up the Trump Store on Conway’s Main Street.

  Pee Dee resident adapts to the pandemic, creates successful roadside hot dog stand

After struggling to find work, Noah Veon's mother pitched him the idea of opening up a hot dog stand.

  Student Spotlight: Senior believes ‘art allows you to share your own creativity to the world’

The Socastee High School principal nominated this week’s Student Spotlight for being the Congressional Art contest winner.

  Locally Owned and Operated, Easton Industries has been serving the community for over 40 years

Easton Industries has been serving the Grand Strand since 1974, manufacturing and installing cultured marble to your bathroom and kitchen

  Classroom Champion: Fifth-grade teacher says nothing else matters ‘except for these kids’

The next Classroom Champion was nominated for emerging as an incredible leader and organizer, and tackling any obstacle with a “gentle giggle and smile."

  Horry County man creates Facebook group to catch pedophiles

A man created a Facebook group that he said aims to protect the kids of Horry County, and he spoke exclusively to WMBF News about his mission.

  Marion County sees surge in economic development, bringing hundreds of new jobs

Within the past month, three companies have announced they're expanding and bringing new jobs to Marion County.

Chapin Memorial volunteer leaves library $78,000 to benefit adult reading collection

The staff at Chapin Memorial Library is honoring the wish of a “dear friend.”

Huntington Beach State Park to open rebuilt nature center after 2016 fire

The rebuilt nature center at Huntington Beach State Park will officially open this week.

  Student Spotlight: Myrtle Beach High School sophomore dreams of performing in NYC one day

A sophomore at Myrtle Beach High School was nominated for our Student Spotlight segment.

  Ra’Shaud J. Graham Fund launched for graduating Lake City seniors

https://www.easterncarolinacf.org/give/donate/

  Local author writes children’s books about her childhood

Joan Leotta a Pittsburgh native has been living in Myrtle beach for 16 years.

  Exploring the beauty of the beach at Myrtle Beach State Park

While walking down the beach at Myrtle Beach State Park you don’t realize how many creatures you are walking over.

Committee to consider naming parking lot after late Horry County Police corporal

A resolution to name a Garden City parking lot after Horry County Police Cpl. Michael Ambrosino will be discussed at Tuesday’s Horry County Infrastructure and Regulation Committee meeting.

FIRST ALERT: Tropical Storm Beta to bring heavy rain to Texas

We continue to move through the Greek alphabet as Tropical Storm Beta forms.

‘We are beyond proud of you’: Horry County officer praised for helping rescue family from submerged SUV

A Horry County police officer suffered minor injuries as he helped rescue people from an SUV after it became caught in floodwaters Thursday night.

  This is Carolina: Myrtle Beach sisters rank #1 as tennis doubles team

It’s likely you’ll see a pair of sisters coaching, playing or directing any given time at the Dunes Tennis Club.

FIRST ALERT: Flash Flood Warnings issued for the Pee Dee

Flash Flood Warning.

  'We’re happy to do it’: Horry County woman travels nearly 3,000 miles to help wildfire victims in Oregon

An Horry County woman is in Medford, Oregon right now, volunteering with the Red Cross to help people affected by wildfires in Oregon.

  Florence mayor officially announces new baseball stadium, Red Wolves partnership

The city of Florence will be expanding its Parks and Recreation Department as Mayor Stephen Wukela announced a new baseball and track complex.

  Myrtle Beach has plan for new ‘rail trail’ near Arts and Innovation District

Cyclists and joggers may soon have a new trail to add to their list.

  Student Spotlight: High school senior with a 4.2 GPA, athlete and hopeful criminal psychologist

This week's Student Spotlight is a senior at Myrtle Beach High School.

  ‘It’s an honor’: Florence artists, community create ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural

Some local artists and the Florence community came together to create a street mural with an important message.

  This is Carolina: Myrtle Beach firefighters join in stair climb to remember 9/11

Myrtle Beach firefighters were joined by members of the community Friday to remember the victims and first responders of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

  Wife of 9/11 firefighter reflects on first 9/11 without her husband

Looking down and waving to the drivers rushing through their Friday morning commute on Highway 17, Elliana Fetsko is reminded of Sept. 11, 2001.

  Darlington Mayor Curtis Boyd leads run to remember 9/11 victims

On Friday, Darlington Mayor Curtis Boyd and others took to the streets of Darlington for a memorial run to remember the victims of Sept. 11.

  ‘I lost a few friends that day’: 9/11 first responders remember terror attacks during Darlington ceremony

The city of Darlington took time Thursday night to remember the terror attacks that rocked our country nearly two decades ago.

  ‘We will not forget’: Coronavirus forces North Myrtle Beach to change its 9/11 tribute

For the past decade, an emotional tribute to those who lost their lives during the Sept. 11 terror attacks has taken place at the Horseshoe on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.

  House of Hope breaks ground on tiny home neighborhood to help homeless families

House of Hope of the Pee Dee broke ground Thursday morning on their tiny home neighborhood, H.O.P.E Village.

  Classroom Champion: High school teacher said ‘we have to be flexible’ to meet kids where they are right now

School is underway in Horry County and WMBF is highlighting local educators.

FIRST ALERT: A look back at notable SC hurricanes

Many significant storms have impacted the region after the peak of the hurricane season.

  'It’s just a blessing’: Boys & Girls Club unveils new Myrtle Beach facility

Nearly two and a half years after breaking ground the Boys and Girls Club of the Grand Strand unveiled their new facility.

  Horry County parks board approves 50-acre donation for Carolina Forest area park

The Horry County community and visitors may soon have a new park to check out.

  Popular Grand Strand attractions reopening Friday after COVID-19 closure

Some popular Grand Strand attractions that have been closed for nearly six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic are reopening their doors.

  This is Carolina: Drivers reminisce on last race at Myrtle Beach Speedway

Once known as the ’Rambi Raceway,’ the Myrtle Beach Speedway’s chapter has come to a close after more than six decades. The track held its last official race, the Sun Fun 101, on Aug. 15.

Pawleys Island church donates massage chairs to Tidelands Health team

Employees at Tidelands Health has a new way to relax a little while remaining on the front lines of the coronavirus battle.

  100th birthday celebration held for Montgomery WWII veteran

A special celebration was held for a local World War II veteran Wednesday.

  Horry County Council honors fallen HCPD officer; proposes naming beach access after him

Leaders honored a Horry County police corporal on Tuesday night after he lost his battle to the coronavirus.

  Sept. 1 declared as Hester Ford Day in Mecklenburg Co. in honor of oldest living American

County commissioners have officially declared September 1 as Hester Ford day in Mecklenburg County.

  Red Cross volunteer from Conway heads to Louisiana to help hurricane victims

The natural response to danger is to run away from it, but some people choose to run toward it instead.That’s exactly what Gary Thurman of Conway chose to do.

SC native helps develop new French toast flavored Girl Scout cookie

Toast-Yay! cookies are French toast inspired and dipped in icing and will be nationally recognized beginning January 2021.