19-year-old App State student described as ‘super healthy’ dies from COVID-19 complications

A 19-year-old student at Appalachian State University who was described by his mother as “super healthy,” has died from complications related to COVID-19, according to the university.

72-year-old S.C. woman dies in crossfire; 4 arrested, police say

Homicide investigation underway after shooting victim found during crash in Lumberton

Police: Three teens in custody after Laurinburg shooting leads to chase, crash

Plumbing, HVAC company to open new location in Mullins, creating 150 new jobs

Darlington police make arrest in teen’s shooting death; coroner IDs victim

  Darlington mayor on a mission to solve flooding problems

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  'Heinous crime’: Conway police plead for information after woman killed, 3-year-old hurt in shooting

  Former Midway Par 3 golf course reopening as ‘The Aero Club Short Course’

  Horry County Democratic Party, GOP leaders feel confident heading into debate

NBA YoungBoy ‘not guilty,' attorneys say following arrest of 16 on drug, gun charges

BBB warns people to not click on suspicious links about tracking packages or problems with deliveries

Sheriff’s office investigating robbery at Darlington Dollar General

FIRST ALERT: Clearing up and drying out

A cold front will push through the area late tonight with clearing skies and pleasant weather returning by Wednesday.

2 Georgia officers killed in Interstate 20 crash

Two law enforcement officers were killed today in a car-truck crash at the Grovetown exit from Interstate 20.

N.C. Food Lion employee saves woman’s life in store, being called a ‘hero’

A woman in North Carolina is being considered a local hero after saving a customer’s life at a Food Lion grocery store.

Authorities arrest one person in connection to Darlington County officer-involved shooting

One person has been arrested in connection to a Darlington County officer-involved shooting.

  DHEC: Over 500 new COVID-19 cases in S.C., 22 additional deaths confirmed

Police: Body found in pond around 65th Ave. North in Myrtle Beach

N.C. reports 49 more COVID-19 deaths, less than 900 new cases

McMaster signs bill to support S.C. firefighters diagnosed with cancer

  GRAPHIC: Police investigating Florida man caught on camera punching dog

Body of second missing boater found in Georgetown County

Body of second missing boater found in Georgetown County

Authorities have recovered the body of the second missing boater in Georgetown County, officials said Tuesday.

Horry County authorities take armed robbery suspect into custody following search

Authorities have safely taken a wanted man into custody following a search in Horry County that started Tuesday morning.

Texas grand jury: No action against man who killed church shooter

The gunman was heading to the front of the sanctuary when Wilson fired a single fatal shot.

Witness signature not required on SC absentee ballots after latest ruling

U.S. District Court Judge Michelle Childs previously waived the requirement for the November election.

Authorities arrest registered sex offender accused of kidnapping 12-year-old in Florence County

A Florence man was arrested in Marion County after allegedly kidnapping a 12-year-old girl, authorities said.

Adult, child injured in Dillon County shooting

Deputies are investigating a shooting in Dillon County that left an adult and child injured, officials said Tuesday morning.

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.

  Some families of Horry County virtual students upset over perceived lack of resources

Hundreds of Horry County parents with children enrolled in virtual learning say they don’t have enough resources from the district.

FIRST ALERT: Watching a chance of development in the Caribbean

We're keeping an eye on the Caribbean for the chance of development.

Upstate city council approves racial equity resolution

The Spartanburg City Council on Monday passed a resolution acknowledging and apologizing for past systematic racism in the city.

Small business owner arms himself in front of Louisville shop

For the past 120 nights, a small business owner has been in full tactical gear, armed with a rifle and said he is defending himself and his property.

  DHEC change to disease activity report takes HCS leaders by surprise

A change made by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control caught Horry County School leaders off guard on Monday.

  Authorities recover body of one missing boater in Georgetown County; search continues for second

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Monday night that the body of one of the missing boaters has been found.

Horry County Schools approves all virtual student transfer requests

Horry County Schools confirmed that all 3,031 virtual students that requested to transfer to the brick-and-mortar learning environment were approved.

HCFR: Four hurt after crash crashes into utility pole in Loris

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating after a car collided with a utility pole in Loris.

  'The fellowship... is great’: Strong turnout for first day of fall bike rally despite rainy weather

Rain put a bit of a damper on the first afternoon of the fall bike rally in Murrells Inlet, but before the rain, many people showed up.

Family, police searching for missing Savannah teen

One week and still no sign of Savannah teenager Donald Jones.

S.C. woman hit in head with arrow in ‘freak accident,’ police say

A Simpsonville woman was hit in the head with an arrow in what police are calling a “freak accident.”

Traffic stop leads to three arrests and multiple charges

The two men and one woman, who were heading to Myrtle Beach from New Jersey, were arrested and face multiple charges.

  'You just keep growing’: Ocean Drive Elementary celebrates National Blue Ribbon recognition

The Blue Ribbon Award is the highest award a school can receive from the U.S. Department of Education.

  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.

  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.

‘I’m still on cloud nine’: N.C. man reels in massive catfish on Lake Norman

He battled and struggled before finally pulling in the largest fish he had ever caught – a 62.9-pound blue catfish.

Vice Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris visits Raleigh, discusses voting with Black North Carolinians

She will be in Raleigh on Monday, according to a spokesperson for her campaign.

Police chief concerned after guns, ammo found in truck during Charleston protest

Charleston’s police chief said he’s very concerned after his officers found guns and ammo inside a pickup truck during a protest downtown Saturday night.

New struggles emerge with unemployment benefits in South Carolina

The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce recently started paying out benefits from the Lost Wages Assistance Program. Many people are still waiting for their checks.

  DHEC: 542 new COVID-19 cases in S.C., 10 additional deaths confirmed

The updated figures were released Monday afternoon.

Gamecocks to face Vandy at noon on Oct. 10

Officials with the Southeastern Conference announced the Gamecocks and Commodores will square off in Nashville at noon on October 10.

Kickoff time for Tigers, Hurricanes announced by ACC

Officials with the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday that the Tigers will host Miami at 7:30 p.m. on October 10.

Missing Little River woman found safe

Police announced on Monday that a missing woman from Little River has been found safe.

Conway man faces felony DUI charge following crash along Highway 544

A Conway man is facing felony charges after a crash led to serious injuries.

Breonna Taylor: Autopsy reveals more about gunshot wounds suffered by the 26-year-old

Following the announcement of the grand jury decision in the case on Sept. 23, Attorney General Daniel Cameron said only one of those shot was fatal.

FIRST ALERT: Heavy rain, a few strong storms Tuesday

Periods of heavy rain and a few strong storms are possible late Tuesday.

Taylor Swift breaks Whitney Houston’s Billboard charts record

Taylor Swift tops Whitney Houston's record for most weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Court overturns appeal, witness signatures not required on S.C. absentee ballots

Witness signatures are once again not required on return envelopes for absentee ballots in South Carolina, according to the latest court ruling.

POLICE: Man with machete smears bloody satanic messages on ECU sorority house

The man injured himself and then smeared what appeared to be his own blood on the front of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority house as well as a resident’s white Jeep that was parked on the property.

Longest serving active duty police officer in North Carolina passes away

Officer Levi Simmons started his career in 1970 when he was voted Policeman of the Year while working for the Jacksonville Police Department.

Spearman to lead virtual community meeting on future of Florence School District Four

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman will hold a virtual community meeting this week to discuss the future of Florence School District Four.

AT&T customers in S.C. experiencing outages

AT&T customers in South Carolina appear to be experiencing interruptions with their service.

  Trial for North Myrtle Beach woman accused of killing, disposing of two newborns pushed to October

The trial for the North Myrtle Beach woman accused of giving birth to two children and throwing them in the trash has been pushed back to October.

  The only debate moderator to return, Fox’s Wallace preps

Four years ago when he first moderated a general election presidential debate, Chris Wallace was firm and funny in trying to get Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to stop talking simultaneously.

Department of Revenue arrests 17 in S.C. accused of evading state income taxes

South Carolina Department of Revenue agents say 17 people, 14 of them in the Lowcountry, are facing charges related to tax evasion.

Two Grand Strand lotto players earn six-figure paydays

Two Grand Strand residents earned big paydays after playing the South Carolina Education Lottery.

Officials: Search for missing Georgetown County boaters to resume Monday

Officials are searching in the Winyah Bay area, as well as other parts of the county.

  ‘Take it serious’: Grand Strand woman using social media to share message about COVID-19

A Grand Strand woman is taking a social media approach to share her battle against COVID-19.

  McMaster to sign bill establishing new office for chief resiliency officer on flooding

A new bill aimed at helping tackle issues related to flooding is sitting on Gov. Henry McMaster’s desk after passing in the South Carolina State Senate.

Charleston Police officer killed in line of duty in 1870 to be inducted into S.C. Hall of Fame

Private Martin was the first African American police officer lost in the line of duty in Charleston

  Mother of SC teacher who died from COVID-19 dies weeks after daughter

Shirley Bannister was 57 years old.

Manhunt underway for larceny suspect in Florence County

Authorities are searching for the suspect on East National Cemetary Road.

One dies following crash in Florence County

Officials said the crash happened Friday afternoon.

DHEC: Over 550 new COVID-19 cases in SC, 3 new deaths

State health officials released the latest numbers on the virus Sunday.

Victim with injuries in Windsor Green complex fire dies, coroner says

Authorities were originally called to the fire Friday afternoon.

Deputies: U-haul car chase leaves two wrecks and child hospitalized

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office says they have arrested a man after a car chase caused two other crashes and left a 2-year-old victim with a broken femur.

  ‘His spirit was with us’: Ceremony held for HCPD officer who died of COVID-19

Horry County Police Cpl. Michael Ambrosino lost a battle with COVID-19 last month.

First Gamecocks home game brings emptier lots and more crowded lines for bars

Students said the lack of places to tailgate led them to congregate at nearby bars, which resulted in long lines to get inside.

  FIRST ALERT: Cloudy skies today give way to rain chances for the new work week

Another pleasant day is expected across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

Hundreds of bikers gather in Gaston County to “Back the Blue”

Hundreds of riders and hundreds of motorcycles took part in a huge motorcycle ride in Gaston County on Saturday to show support for police.