FINAL FORE: Possum Trot Golf Course set to close Oct. 31

Myrtle Beach SkyWheel goes purple to support Domestic Violence Awareness Month

  Student Spotlight: Conway High junior reflects on ‘crazy’ bull riding experience

Victim suffers 'serious injures’ after wrecking into tree off Highway 9 in Longs Sunday

  Restaurant Scorecard: Live roaches, flies and dead bugs at doughnut shop; Italian eatery gets perfect score

Surfside Beach Pharmacy will no longer operate as pharmacy

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  Officials work to fill empty stores at The Market Common

  Document outlines possible uses for former Freestyle Music Park site

North Myrtle Beach to hire 12 new firefighters with FEMA grant

  This is Carolina: ‘River rat’ prompts conservation efforts through riverside campsites

  Horry County looks into privatizing recreation centers to avoid closures

Study ranks Myrtle Beach as 9th Best Small American City

  Student Spotlight: Fifth grader encourages peers to ‘work your hardest and listen to your teachers’

A fifth grader at Socastee Elementary School was nominated for this week’s “Student Spotlight” by his principal for his good choices and accomplishments.

Horry County wants to hear from public on storm impacts, address flooding issues

Horry County wants to hear from the community on a major issue that has impacted thousands of residents: flooding.

  Couple open ice cream shop to serve with a purpose in memory of daughter

The couple named the business after their daughter Ella, who passed away in 2014 at almost 2 years of age.

18 inmates baptized at Darlington County jail Sunday

A Darlington area jail took to Facebook Sunday to share a small piece of good news.

  Restaurant Scorecard: Not alerting customers to raw fish got one restaurant into trouble

Microbrewery coming to Myrtle Beach’s arts and innovation district

Leader unveils plans for memorial honoring fallen first responders in Florence

  Hundreds of flamingos fill Pee Dee hospital lawn for breast cancer awareness

  ‘Scratched it off my bucket list’: Myrtle Beach senior citizens go ziplining

  Embrace a Veteran: Grand Strand vet survives grenade, bullets to inspire others

  Community celebrates opening of Phase 1 of Murrells Inlet multipurpose path

A pathway from Murrells Inlet to the Intracoastal Waterway is closer to being complete.

  Student Spotlight: Student body president, leader at Conway High took dad’s advice

An outstanding student at Conway High School is involved in almost every leadership club at school.

  First leg of new multipurpose path set to open in Murrells Inlet

Those who like to walk, run or ride a bike in Murrells Inlet will soon have a new path to the Intracoastal Waterway.

Santee Cooper explains what caused power outage in Surfside Beach

Did you lose power Friday night in Surfside Beach? Well, you weren’t alone.

  Restaurant Scorecard: Moldy cheese found; employee didn’t wash hands after handling raw eggs

We begin this week’s Restaurant Scorecard with Denny’s at 1200 U.S. 17 North in Surfside Beach.

  Military funeral held for Dillon soldier killed almost 70 years ago in Korean War

Nearly 70 years after his death in the Korean War, a Dillon soldier was finally laid to rest in the Pee Dee.

Horry County Fire Rescue crew goes extra mile to help patient in need

Two Horry County firefighters/EMTs went above and beyond to make sure a patient had proper clothes to wear.

Dillon man killed in Korean War laid to rest almost 70 years after his death

A Pee Dee man killed during the Korean War has been returned home for burial almost 70 years after his death.

  This is Carolina: Siblings make restaurant a home with over 80 years of service combined

Before the upscale shopping, beach stores and traffic, there were a few shops and only two grocery stores the Orr siblings remember.

  Proposal to reduce single-use plastic bags in Horry County struggles to gain support

An effort to reduce single-use plastic bags in Horry County is facing obstacles.

  Student Spotlight: AP junior has passion for science and art

The Academy for the Arts, Science, and Technology is where junior Jenna Monroe feels like she can grow her passion for science and art.

  Help 4 Kids founder reflects on 30 years as an organization

It’s been a month since students returned to the classroom, and for many, heading back to school can create an unsettling feeling of not knowing when their next meal is, or if they have enough supplies to last all year.

  Conway’s state-of-the-art cancer center opens Tuesday for patients

A ribbon-cutting was held Monday for the new Conway Medical Center Cancer Center.

Under new management, Conway movie theater set to re-open

“We’re hoping to open October 10 with ten theaters,” said Ken Taylor, who worked for the theater under Frank’s leadership and has returned under the new owner.

  Restaurant Scorecard: Inspectors uncover drain flies, a strainer used as a drain trap

Inspectors with the Department of Health and Environmental Control discovered a variety of violations at restaurants in Horry County.

City of Conway to plant, donate 1,000+ trees to help flood mitigation efforts

The city of Conway hopes to plant more than 1,000 trees as part of a flood mitigation effort.

Big Air Trampoline set to open location in Myrtle Beach

Big Air Trampoline Park is set to open its third South Carolina location in Myrtle Beach.

Deputies investigating theft of camper in Murrells Inlet

Georgetown County deputies are asking for the public’s help in a theft case.

  Student Spotlight: Socastee Elementary student considering being a doctor or lawyer

Socastee Elementary School fifth grader Aabir Ait Hammou has high hopes as a young girl.

  Conway moves forward with plans to rebuild riverfront playground

The city of Conway is moving forward with plans to rebuild their riverfront playground that was destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Florence.

  Restaurant Scorecard: Improper temperatures for sushi items at one eatery; a perfect score at another

They claim their tuna is wicked but is it properly cooled? We begin this week’s Restaurant Scorecard with the Wicked Tuna Rooftop Bar and Grill in North Myrtle Beach.

Grand Strand restaurant raises over $28K for Hurricane Dorian relief in the Bahamas

A Myrtle Beach area restaurant is donating 100 percent of its revenue from Wednesday dinner sales to Bahamas relief efforts following the destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian.

  This is Carolina: Retired teacher opens city’s first and only coffee shop

A historic two-story building has been renovated to be one of Marion’s newest businesses off Main Street.

  ‘It was just surreal’: 9/11 first responders living in Grand Strand share their stories

From sunrise to sunset, people throughout the Grand Strand stood firm on the promises that “We Will Never Forget” the events of 9/11.

  Savannah, city leaders celebrate Phase Two of Savannah’s Playground

The city of Myrtle Beach held a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning to celebrate Phase Two of Savannah’s Playground.

  VIDEO: Myrtle Beach pier manager rescues shark caught in fishing net

The manager of Second Avenue Pier in Myrtle Beach came to the rescue of a shark after it became tangled up in a fisherman’s cast net.

  Student Spotlight: High school sophomore quarterback, honors student

From the football field, to the court, to the classroom, one Conway High School sophomore is a star.

  HILARIOUS: S.C. kids spoof ‘Jeep Watch 2019’ while waiting out Dorian

One “cub reporter” in Hartsville was busy covering her own Jeep Watch … a Little Tikes Jeep Watch to be exact!

Waffle House Index: Myrtle Beach store defies Dorian, keeps its doors open

The Waffle House Index is something we all hear about when a hurricane is on the way.

Grand Strand apparel business donating over 2,500 items of clothing to Dorian victims in the Bahamas

A Myrtle Beach business specializing in screen-printed shirts and other apparel is doing its part to assist the Bahamas after the destruction left behind by Hurricane Dorian.

  Famous inhabitants of Murrells Inlet’s ‘Goat Island’ evacuated before Dorian

The famous occupants of Goat Island at the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk are taking shelter before Hurricane Dorian gets too close to the coast.

  Student Spotlight: High school student hopes to inspire others through artwork

A love for art and a hope to inspire others through her artwork is how one high school senior describes herself.

Surfside Beach K9 Biko retires from force following surgery

Surfside Beach K9 Biko is heading for retirement.

  Restaurant Scorecard: Scooping up rusted cans of food and an accumulation of milk splash

Inspectors with the Department of Health and Environmental Control uncovered several violations at restaurants in Horry County.

  Forever Family: Brothers separated in foster care hope to live under one roof

Two energetic brothers, separated in South Carolina’s foster care system, are looking for a chance to live under the same roof with their forever family.

  Community writes notes of gratitude inside Grand Strand veteran’s new home

People helping to build and donate a new mortgage-free home for a Marine injured in Afghanistan wrote “notes of love” for him.

  Deal Diva: Making sure your college student is insured

Here’s a few things you should know about vehicle and property insurance for college students.

  Myrtle Beach’s Arts and Innovation District closer to adding first new business

The Arts and Innovation District in Myrtle Beach is a step closer to having its first new business.

  Pee Dee group adds furry friend to help child abuse victims

The CARE House of the Pee Dee welcomed a new source of comfort to help victims of child abuse.

Student Spotlight: Fifth grader has a love for coding, math

It’s the start of a new school year and that means WMBF News is highlighting student success across the area.

Applicant withdraws annexation request for a proposed housing development at Possum Trot Golf Course

Plans for a proposed housing development on the Possum Trot Golf Course in North Myrtle Beach have officially been nixed.

‘We are moving closer:’ Work continues on inclusive playground in Conway

Work continues to get an inclusive playground at a Conway park ready for the public to enjoy.

Motocross community coming together to honor fallen rider and friend Jonathan Mayzak

It was an emotional evening for family and friends of Jonathan Mayzak, the professional motocross rider who died after being struck by an alleged impaired driver while competing in New York two weeks ago.

All female surfing competition hosted in Wrightsville Beach

The Wahine Classic is back for another year of women’s surfing, and day 1 is complete.

  Restaurant Scorecard: Inspectors find foods stored uncovered, a lot of grease build-up

We begin this week’s Restaurant Scorecard with New China Buffet doing business as Lucky Cho at 1700 Highway 17 North in Surfside Beach.

  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.

  Grand Strand veteran’s Purple Heart taken during eviction; community rallies around him

There’s been a huge outpouring of support for the retired U.S. Marine, not only from fellow veterans but complete strangers.

  Meals on Wheels of Horry County in desperate need of funding, donations

The nonprofit organization only has enough funding to continue serving meals through mid-September.

MBFD recognize businesses for helping water rescue crews

The Myrtle Beach Fire Department showed their gratitude to two Grand Strand businesses for helping their water rescue crews.

  VIDEO: Shark spotted close to shore near Garden City Pier

Breaking news: there are sharks in the ocean!

  Student Spotlight: Observations on the first day of school

Monday was the first day of school for students across Horry County, and there was a lot on their minds.

  Myrtle Beach eyeing surf park, amphitheater in 2021

The city of Myrtle Beach is one step closer to bringing a surf park to the community.

  Conway city leaders consider a 600-acre mixed-used community

Stop me if you’ve heard this before - community leaders deciding whether or not to approve another mixed-use development along the Grand Strand.

Portion of Lake City highway officially re-named in honor of fallen FCSO Investigator Farrah Turner

Family and friends gathered Saturday for a ceremony honoring the legacy of an Florence County Sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty.

STUDY: Parents are paying children to get off their phones

23% of parents polled said they have paid children to get off their screens.

Historic radio station in danger of being pulled from the airwaves

WVOE is the first black owned and operated radio station east of the Mississippi River. The business in Chadbourn has seen its airwaves go to locals for 57 years, but that might soon end.

Murrells Inlet bar, restaurant closing its doors

A popular bar and restaurant in Murrells Inlet will be closing its doors after last call on Friday.

  Restaurant Scorecard: No hand washing after handling raw meat at one eatery, flies in kitchen at another

We begin this week’s Restaurant Scorecard with Loco Gecko at 805 S. Ocean Blvd., in Myrtle Beach.