FIRST ALERT: Sunshine today, rain chances and clouds return Friday

Rain chances increase as we head into the weekend! All the more reason to get out and enjoy today's weather.

CCU students continue work on ‘Teal Alley’ art project in Conway

  1 dead, another injured following crash involving motorcycles on S.C. 707

  Darlington Raceway preparing to hold mass COVID-19 vaccine clinic

‘We need some help:’ Flooding in Bucksport community forces residents out of their homes

  People frustrated over Grand Strand Medical Center not scheduling second doses

  DHEC addresses Horry County government vaccine controversy; values relationship with county

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Suspect in Florence County officer-involved shooting identified, charged with attempted murder

Gov. McMaster encourages private businesses to open vaccine sites

  Horry County Government looking to build new county complex in Carolina Forest

UPDATE: The 4-year-old NC girl at the center of the Amber Alert, has been found and is safe

S.C. Dept. of Disabilities and Special Needs lifts hiring freeze for frontline workers

  DHEC continues to evaluate if those with underlying health conditions will be moved up vaccine list

  DHEC: Broken vials, syringes contribute to most wasted doses in South Carolina

Leaders with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control addressed possible vaccine waste issues in the state.

FEMA, state officials take tour of Tidelands Health vaccination sites

The hospital said officials got a first-hand hand look at how the sites are set up.

Former SCANA CEO pleads guilty to charges tied to failed V.C. Summer project

Kevin Marsh pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. He also pleaded guilty to a state grand jury indictment on a charge of obtaining signature or goods by false pretense over $10,000.

Judge approves Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan for Belk chain

The move provides the ailing department store chain financial breathing room as it grapples with the continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Horry County Emergency Management moves to OPCON 2 due to flooding

Deputies searching for suspect in burglary of Georgetown County lumber yard

Sheriff: Man charged in connection to shooting in Darlington County

N.C. sees another decrease in COVID-19 hospitalizations, but sharp rise in single-day new cases

  DHEC: S.C. registers nearly 900 new COVID-19 cases, 25 additional deaths announced

  VIDEO: Recent rain brings flooding once again to Rosewood neighborhood in Socastee

One dead in Florence County house fire

Authorities are investigating a house fire in Florence County that left one person dead.

Opry live stream to raise money to support people suffering from storms, pandemic

Country artists Chris Janson, Travis Tritt and Hailey Whitters will perform during the live broadcast, hosted by Bobby Bones.

Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Springsteen

Springsteen pleaded guilty to consuming alcohol in a closed area.

Second child in critical condition after SC house fire where toddler died

The fire happened Tuesday afternoon in Spartanburg.

SCDMV 2021 Driver Suspension Eligibility Week taking place in March

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles will hold the 2021 Driver Suspension Eligibility Week next month for drivers with licenses suspended for various reasons.

Coroner: One killed in shooting in Dillon County

An investigation is underway following a deadly shooting Tuesday night in Dillon County.

  ‘Stay out of floodwaters’: Horry police conducting water patrols as flooding continues

Horry County police have a message for curiosity seekers – don’t head into flooded areas.

  ‘Watch out for the kids’: Horry police looking for speeders in school zones

The Horry County Police Department has taken to Facebook to warn drivers about traffic rules in school zones.

  Myrtle Beach leaders declare March 1 ‘COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day’

The proclamation was signed by Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune on Tuesday.

‘They did everything together’: S.C. couple dies of COVID-19 two days apart

One Upstate couple died of COVID-19 just 48 hours apart. For their family, it seemed to come out of nowhere, but they died within two weeks of getting sick.

Group behind Conway Free Fridge program given warning by city

Conway officials issued a verbal warning to the group behind the Conway Free Fridge project, saying the outdoor refrigerator that offers free perishable items to the hungry violates state law.

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expands to N.C. teachers, school staff and child care workers

North Carolina will start with teachers, childcare workers and school personnel before expanding eligibility to others in Group 3 on March 10.

Georgia senators pass bill to require ID for absentee voting

Georgia senators are pushing through the first of what could be a raft of restrictive voting measures.

FIRST ALERT: Waccamaw River and Intracoastal continue to rise

Here's a look at the river levels on your Wednesday morning.

  Black History Spotlight: Pee Dee native is star on and off the field

A star on both the gridiron and hardwood for the Silver Foxes, Levon Kirkland made his way to the Upstate and saw similar success at Clemson.

  FIRST ALERT: Spring-like weather continues, 70s expected for some today

We're looking at another nice day on tap before changes arrive for the weekend. Here's a look at your First Alert forecast to start the day.

  Forestbrook Middle School gives first look at plexiglass ahead of full-time, face-to-face instruction

On Tuesday, our news team got an inside look at what those protective barriers look like inside of Forestbrook Middle School.

  DHEC director: South Carolina could be ready to move to Phase 1b in 2-3 weeks

South Carolina could start transitioning to Phase 1b in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan in about two to three weeks

  St. Patrick’s Day celebrations cause rift between city of North Myrtle Beach, downtown businesses

The city of North Myrtle Beach and some downtown businesses are at odds about St. Patrick’s Day plans.

  ‘I want to get out of here’: Flooding continues for neighborhood along Waccamaw River

Residents living in the Lee’s Landing area near Conway continue to deal with flooding from recent rain.

  WMBF INVESTIGATES: Horry County government issues statement after DHEC halts additional 1st doses to HCFR

DHEC officials followed up with Horry County officials after WMBF News obtained and reported on an email sent out to all county employees to offer them the chance to receive Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine.

  All appointments booked for McLeod Health vaccine event at Myrtle Beach Convention Center

It took less than a day for thousands of appointments to be booked for the mass vaccination event at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

Georgetown Co. residents anticipating flooding after dam spilling operations

Santee Cooper officials say heavy precipitation throughout the area in addition to the watershed feeding the Santee Cooper Lakes has increased inflows to the Santee Cooper Lakes system.

  Florence County sheriff says he was shot at during officer-involved shooting

Florence County’s sheriff revealed he was fired upon during an officer-involved shooting last week.

  Explorin’ With Loren: Georgetown is the city where ‘local is everything’

We explored Georgetown this week, a city that proudly shows off its history, charming shops, and top-notch food.

Officials ask for prayers for N.C. trooper battling COVID-19 in ICU for last 12 days

Officials say Trooper James Montgomery, better known as “Brent,” of Troop C District 4 - Vance County has been in intensive care for the last 12 days at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill battling the virus.

  1 dead, 2 injured in crash involving Berkeley County K9 unit

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed one of its K9 units has been involved in a crash.

Teens, 17 & 13, accused of robbing man and stealing his truck

Deputies have arrested a man and a 13-year-old boy accused of taking a man’s wallet and his truck during an armed robbery in Orangeburg County.

NC bill lets concealed permittees be armed at more churches

Current law allows standalone churches to let concealed weapon holders carry a handgun, but not at churches that hold services at the same location where the school operates.

  DHEC: Over 700 new COVID-19 cases in S.C.; 21 additional deaths announced

The updated figures were released Tuesday afternoon.

  Black History Spotlight: Lowcountry icon says to keep the art of storytelling alive

For this Black History Spotlight, get to know a star from the hit show “Gullah Gullah Island.”

SC lawmakers expected to debate bill to change gun laws

Lawmakers in the South Carolina House Judiciary Committee are likely to consider allowing some gun owners to open-carry their weapons.

Myrtle Beach man faces felony DUI charge in connection to deadly October crash

A Myrtle Beach man faces serious charges in connection to a deadly crash in October.

FIRST ALERT: Wamer weather continues, tracking weekend showers

Unseasonably warm weather looks to continue through much of this week.

Chief: Crime in Myrtle Beach sees double-digit decrease for third straight year

Crime in Myrtle Beach continued its downward trend in 2020.

Legends in Concert reopening at Broadway at the Beach

A popular Grand Strand entertainment venue will reopen their doors to the public next month.

U.S. Attorney for SC resigns from office

U.S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina Peter M. McCoy, Jr., says he will be handing in his resignation letter to the president.

PGA to limit number of fans at 2021 championship on Kiawah Island

The PGA announced it will limit the number of spectators on site for 2021 PGA Championship in May.

  Crazy Mason Milkshake Bar to open North Myrtle Beach location

The Crazy Mason MilkShake Bar will open its second Grand Strand location this spring, according to a Facebook post.

Infant surrendered at Upstate hospital under Daniel’s Law

Read more about The Safe Haven for Abandoned Babies Act.

Arrest made in deadly shooting near Lamar

Authorities have made an arrest in connection with a deadly shooting last week in Darlington County.

  ‘SSS-TAY SAFE’: Horry County police warn of snakes, other wildlife in floodwaters

Horry County police are warning residents of the dangers floodwaters can pose when it comes to wildlife.

One injured in crash on U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach

Crews were called to a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Myrtle Beach.

  New brewery opens in Myrtle Beach’s Arts and Innovation District

After nearly six months of construction, a new brewery will open their doors for the first time in Myrle Beach’s Arts and Innovation District.

Myrtle Beach parking meter season begins next week

Keep the spare change handy if you plan on parking in downtown Myrtle Beach!

FIRST ALERT: Waccamaw River continues to slowly rise

Flooding and high water issues continue from the recent rainfall.

Road closure on Ocean Boulevard Tuesday

A road closure will be in effect Tuesday along Ocean Boulevard.

  FIRST ALERT: Clearing skies, warm and dry weather returns

Sunshine returns today with warmer weather and breezy winds.

  South Florence grad Micheal Mason named STATS FCS National Defensive Player of the Week

Mason, a sophomore from Effingham, S.C., collected eight tackles (seven solos) with three tackles for loss, including a pair of sacks that caused fumbles recovered by the Terriers.

‘All your funeral costs are paid for’: Good Samaritan steps up to help mother whose children died in mobile home fire

Two young siblings died in a mobile home fire over the weekend

  HCS hopes to have plexiglass barriers installed inside all middle schools by Friday

Horry County Schools is moving right along with its reopening plans for thousands of brick and mortar students.

  DHEC posts dates, registration details for mass vaccination event at Myrtle Beach Convention Center

People can start booking their appointments for the mass vaccination event being held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

  ‘There is no excuse’: Investigators rescue 12 malnourished dogs from Robeson County home

A dozen dogs were rescued from a Robeson County home after authorities were alerted about poor living conditions.

  ‘We are ready, willing and able’: HCS partners with CMC to help vaccinate teachers

Horry County School leaders gave new details Monday night on its vaccination plan once teachers and staff are given the go-ahead to roll up their sleeves.

Horry County School Board approves process to fill late vice-chairman’s seat

The Horry County Board of Education is moving forward with a plan to fill the late vice-chairman’s seat.

4-year-old killed in fall from 7th floor of SC hotel

The child's mother works at the hotel, management confirmed.

  SC lawmakers to debate bill banning transgender women from playing women’s sports

Rep. Ashley Trantham, R-Greenville, who is the primary sponsor of the bill said trans women competing on a woman’s team would be, “absolutely taking opportunities away from women.”

Man accused of leaving dog chained in cold water, freezing temperatures in Robeson County

One man was arrested after authorities said they found a dog was left in a flooded area and in the freezing temperatures.