This Is Carolina

  This is Carolina: Girl Scout making doggone difference at animal shelter

  This is Carolina: St. James students fill UHaul for tornado-damaged school

  This is Carolina: Two women leave messages of hope, love in seashells

  This is Carolina: Myrtle Beach Fire creates own charity, kicks it off with Project Lifesaver

  This is Carolina: Second oldest Gold’s Gym in USA becomes Iron Legacy in Myrtle Beach

  This is Carolina: Florist creates nativity mecca with over 2,500 sets

Continued Coverage

  This is Carolina: Socastee man celebrates 105th birthday

  This is Carolina: ‘The Wreathmaker’ decks the halls for 42 years

  This is Carolina: 91-year-old spends decades finding pointy treasures along Grand Strand

  This Is Carolina: Conway workers build train for Celebration of Lights festival

  This is Carolina: Ages 12 to 112 make ‘First Strides’ a success

  This is Carolina: Family carries on beloved father’s election tradition

  Horry County haunted house raises over $2,000 for Meals on Wheels

A Horry County haunted house featured in our “This Is Carolina” series raised thousands of dollars for a local organization.

  This is Carolina: Haunted house hopes to serve more food than frights

One Myrtle Beach resident is using his annual haunted house as a way to help those who count on Meals on Wheels for food.

  This is Carolina: Man turns ‘I can’t’ into ‘I can’ after almost 400 pound weight loss

One Grand Strand man made a decision that not only changed his life, but it also saved his life.

  This is Carolina: Cotton keeps generations of farmers in business

One South Carolina family has been providing cotton from the family farm since 1962

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

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

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

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

  This is Carolina: Pint-sized lifeguard keeping campground beach safe for ‘seven years’

  This is Carolina: Woman engineers, builds newest drive-in movie theater ‘like a soup bowl’

  This is Carolina: ‘A hand up, not a hand out;’ reformed ex-biker creates 17-acre haven for recovery

An ex-biker club member is taking people off the streets of Horry County for a better life.

  This is Carolina: Mother-daughter duo scooping homemade success

A mother-daughter duo who loved to vacation in the Grand Strand decided to give up what they had in Maryland, pack up and move for a dream.

  This is Carolina: Patriotic partnership puts stars around veterans’ shoulders

Thousands of stars that are destined to be part of an American flag become damaged in the embroidery process.

  This is Carolina: Veteran keeps weekly children’s workshop alive after 26 years

An Army veteran started a program that now helps children across the country, and he’s keeping the tradition alive right in the Grand Strand.

  This is Carolina: Baby otter steals hearts after lucky rescue

He’s nosy, slinky and very cute. Eddie the otter is four months old and is loving life at Brookgreen Gardens.

  This is Carolina: Caretaker of the ‘Sweet T’ trail beautifies it for others, honoring wife

Her husband affectionately called her “Sweet T” because of the sweetness she brought to his life.

  This is Carolina: Island Inspired surfboards shape new meaning to ‘surf’

A Conway High graduate is making a name for himself when it comes to surfboards.

  This is Carolina: Adaptive Surf Project trades wheels for surfboards

It started with 17 surfers and now it's grown to 56, with people coming from both Carolinas and as far away as Georgia.

  This is Carolina: Traveling letters keep 8 college friends together

A group of women explained how a letter helped their friendship last for 50 years.

  This is Carolina: Son of Myrtle Beach Air Force Base veteran paints latest mural in Grand Strand

There’s a lot of empty walls providing the perfect empty canvas for artists along the coast and deep into the Pee Dee.

  This Is Carolina: Paint strokes give new color to downtown scene

There are many towns scattered across South Carolina, some waiting to be returned to former glory, and others are thriving with the times. Lake City is one of the latter.

  This is Carolina: Family moves across country to open Grand Strand’s first craft distillery

In the North Strand off Highway 90, an old beach store has been restored.

  This Is Carolina: 5,000 pounds of cotton are woven into blankets of gratitude

A family uses cotton to weave together special blankets.

  This is Carolina: Brunch group teams up with Lowe’s to open up opportunities for students, families

What started out as brunch conversations turned into goals to help others.

  Embrace a Veteran: Two Air Force veterans honored with Quilt of Valor

As a veteran, a great show of honor is to be nominated and receive a quilt from Quilts of Valor.

  This is Carolina: Mother-daughter duo turn hardship into happiness with ‘Pink Pineapple’

The Surfside Beach mom-daughter duo behind PInk Pineapple Cakes talk about how they turned their struggles into happiness and their time on the Food Network.

  This Is Carolina: 2-year-old with spinal deficiency hopes for service dog

A two-year-old boy with a spinal deficiency hopes that his hard work and perseverance will help him beat the odds.

  This is Carolina: First graders full of love on Valentine’s Day

Aynor Elementary School was buzzing with excitement Thursday.

  This Is Carolina: WWII veteran, wife’s love stays strong through better or worse

Eddie Myers, a 91-year-old World War II veteran, and his wife Beverly Ann have been married for 37 years.

  This is Carolina: Middle School club exemplifies inclusion, love ahead of Special Olympics

North Myrtle Beach Middle School club exemplifies inclusion and love ahead of Special Olympics.

  This is Carolina: Locals celebrate Carolina tradition with sixth annual Taste of the Marshwalk

The Taste of the Marshwalk has been an event serving food that graces our taste buds the weekend before the Super Bowl for six years.

  This is Carolina: Man finds GoPro on the beach, reunites it with New York family

While body surfing, a GoPro was lost in July 2018. The family never found it before the left their vacation in the Grand Strand and headed home.

  This is Carolina: 89-year-old veteran is Chick-Fil-A celebrity

A video taken of a Surfside Beach Chick-Fil-A employee has now been seen over 22,000 times.

  This is Carolina: Chanticleer spirit is found in its shuttles with every ‘good morning’

In the WMBF News newsroom, the WMBF morning people love to listen to a few bus drivers over our newsroom scanner. It’s a morning routine for the drivers, and unintentionally, is giving us a good start to the day, too.

  This Is Carolina: Myrtle Beach firefighters have holiday surprise for the ‘Cookie Monster’

Like a lot of little boys, Keegan Ruggeiri loves fire trucks and he wants to be a firefighter.

  This is Carolina: ‘Things like this come and make you stronger:’ Family perseveres after home floods twice

There are thousands of families out there still getting their footing, not just after Hurricane Florence but Matthew too.

  This is Carolina: Trooper Bob talks candidly on humble roots, hard work, emojis and what’s next

WMBF News had no choice but to invite South Carolina Highway Patrol’s Lt. Bob Beres, known as “Trooper Bob,” to the station after hearing of his retirement.

  This is Carolina: Election day is ‘like Christmas’ for three generations of family

The polling place may be a quiet place, but one family’s presence there is loud.

  This Is Carolina: New sailing program serves as alternative therapy for veterans

A new program is setting sail in South Carolina’s waters, it’s called ‘Operation Vet Sail’.

  This Is Carolina: ‘The Gingerbread Ladies’ trade candy canes for pumpkins to compete on Food Network

Millions of people will celebrate Halloween with costumes, candy, haunted houses and movies on the 31st of October.