SBI investigates trooper-involved shooting in Robeson County

A North Carolina state trooper was involved in a shooting Monday night in Robeson County, according to authorities.

  ’My heart is so hurt’: Family of Hartsville nightclub victim pleads for stop to Pee Dee gun violence

  Judge denies bond for one of two suspects charged in deadly weekend shooting at S.C. nightclub

  Myrtle Beach community remembers Kobe Bryant’s 1995 Beach Ball Classic performance

‘Outlet Challenge’ has school officials warning parents of safety concerns

TIMELINE: The ongoing hospitality fee dispute between Myrtle Beach, Horry County

  Student Spotlight: Conway High senior gives first place speech on college affordability

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Solicitor finds no criminal wrongdoing after SLED investigation into Pawleys Island police chief

Deputies, coroner conducting death investigation after body found in Florence County

  ‘It was the most contagious smile’: Community remembers Wilmington soldier Antonio Moore

Man sentenced in social media sextortion case in New Hanover County court

FIRST ALERT: Bright and brisk Tuesday, watching late week rain chances

Myrtle Beach man accused of assaulting woman, taking her wallet while she was dropping off mail

Missing 67-year-old man with dementia located, officials say

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing 67-year-old man with dementia.

Authorities: Family of 5 found dead in eastern N.C. in likely murder-suicide

A couple and three children were found dead in their home in eastern North Carolina in what authorities say likely was a murder-suicide.

Mama dog and puppies arrive safely at Virgina foster care

It’s been quite an eventful month for a mother dog found pulling her puppies in a crate on the side of the road in McIntosh County.

  8 people killed in northeast Alabama dock fire

The fire happened early Monday morning at Jackson County Park.

Loris man charged after 300 grams of pot found in car near school property

Winning Palmetto Cash 5 ticket worth $200K sold in Longs

Three charged with murder after woman found dead in burning Lumberton home

Police investigate vandalism at two Myrtle Beach mini golf courses

  State dept. of revenue, IRS accepting tax returns starting Monday

Tidelands Health partners with Brookgreen Gardens to offer ‘walking prescriptions’

Puppy found in garbage can in Richmond

A puppy was found in a garbage can in Creighton Court.

  Mama dog found on side of road pulling crate filled with her puppies

A mother dog was found on the side of a dirt road, pulling a crate filled with her puppies.

Horry police kick off ‘Kindness Week’ with students at Lakewood Elementary

Horry County police officers greeted students at Lakewood Elementary School with high-fives and handshakes Monday morning.

State Rep. Alan Clemmons honored at award ceremony featuring Mick Mulvaney

White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney returned to his home state to help recognize state House Rep. Alan Clemmons at an award ceremony in Myrtle Beach honoring the local lawmaker.

  FIRST ALERT: Showers expected for the morning commute, cloudy start to the week

Showers return as we start the work week with mostly cloudy skies and mild temperatures.

Lowcountry Gullah folk band wins big at the Grammy Awards

A Charleston-based Gullah folk band is bringing a Grammy back to the Lowcountry.

One injured in moped accident in Horry County

One person is injured following a moped vs. vehicle accident Sunday evening.

Affidavit: Man charged with criminal solicitation of a minor exchanged explicit messages with undercover detective

The man reportedly sent a series of explicit pictures and messages to the detective believing him to be a 14-year-old girl

Witnesses describe shooting at Hartsville bar that killed 2, injured 4

It was shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday when shots rang out inside Macs Lounge in Hartsville, sending bar patrons running for their lives.

Two dead, four injured in Hartsville nightclub shooting

Seven people were injured in a shooting at Mac’s Lounge on Camden Avenue in Hartsville.

  Pee Dee community raises hundreds for family of slain Florence airport officer

The Pee Dee department sold over 400 shirts Saturday, with all the proceeds benefiting Winkeler’s family.

  47 cold stunned sea turtles admitted to Topsail rehabilitation facility

Sea turtles admitted to The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Center Friday afternoon.

Deputies concerned about new ‘wasping’ trend among meth users

Deputies believe the trend came from West Virginia and has since made its way across Kentucky.

Black Voters Matter Fund on three-day bus tour in SC

We’re now just weeks away from the South Carolina presidential primary election.

U.S. Army Soldier from Wilmington dies overseas

In a release from the Department of Defense on Saturday, it was announced that Spc. Antonio I. Moore of Wilmington, N.C. died while deployed overseas.

Sandhills Middle School student charged for threatening to stab, choke another student

A student at Sandhills Middle School is facing charges in connection with a threat made against another student.

FIRST ALERT: Cooler temperatures tonight, nice Sunday ahead

Look for the jacket tomorrow morning, you will need it if you are headed out early.

Former CCU football player charged with DUI after overnight hit-and-run kills pedestrian

Troopers are still investigating Saturday after they say a driver hit and killed a pedestrian on Highway 544 overnight.

Funeral home using puppy to comfort grieving families

Mochi is a 2-month-old Bernese Mountain Dog who is being trained as a member of the funeral home’s grief therapy team.

SLED turns Furman sexual assault investigation over to solicitor’s office

The State Law Enforcement Division has turned over its investigation regarding accusations of sexual assaults at Furman University to the 13th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, according to solicitor Walt Wilkins.

Air Force rolls out trial for big changes to physical fitness tests

The U.S. Air Force is rolling out a new way to test physical fitness this week.

Discussion on diversity, inclusion held on UofSC campus days after racist post

On Friday afternoon, a panel made up of teachers, students, and community members of all different backgrounds spoke about how important it is for the University of South Carolina to be diverse and inclusive.

One killed in overnight accident on Hwy 17 in Myrtle Beach

One person killed, another sent to the hospital early Saturday morning in Myrtle Beach.

FIRST ALERT: Breezy and brisk weekend

Clear and breezy today.

DHHS: N.C. patient tested for coronavirus was not infected

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says a patient who was being tested for the newly-discovered coronavirus is not infected.

  CCU baseball leaning on bunting, ‘small ball’ offense for runs in 2020

Eliminated by Auburn in the Atlanta Regional in 2019, the Chanticleers will have a completely new philosophy on the base paths in 2020.

Crash on U.S. 501 near CCU injures one

One person has been injured in a crash Friday night on U.S. 501 near Coastal Carolina University, authorities said.

  'I see my friend ... screaming’: Conway Middle School student struck by vehicle at bus stop

A Conway Middle School student was struck by a vehicle this morning while at a school bus stop, according to an Horry County Schools spokesperson.

Two arrested in Hartsville after deputy sees illegal drug transaction

Two Hartsville residents were taken into custody Thursday after a Darlington County Sheriff’s deputy saw them try to conduct an illegal drug transaction, authorities said.

House fire displaces three families in Bennettsville

The American Red Cross is assisting three families after their Bennettsville home was damaged by a fire Friday afternoon.

  Legislators move forward with bill that would add mental health, wellness instruction to public school curriculum

While South Carolina senators continued their work on S.419, legislators in the House passed various bills this week.

  FIRST ALERT: Showers and storms likely overnight, gusty winds possible

A line of showers and storms will move through the area late tonight, bringing a round of heavy rain and gusty winds.

  Restaurant Scorecard: Mouse droppings, mildew and slime at one spot; triple perfect score

We begin this week’s Restaurant Scorecard with the Waffle House at 105 North Strand Pkwy., in Myrtle Beach.

Voter registration deadline for Democratic presidential primary is Jan. 30

If you’re planning to vote in the upcoming Democratic presidential primary, the deadline to register is coming soon.

  CCU seeks to expand campus into downtown Myrtle Beach

The proposed plan would generate millions of dollars for economic development and the Myrtle Beach mayor is already calling it a 'win-win,'

Crews called for a suspicious package at Georgetown County home

Crews were dispatched Friday after a report came in about a suspicious package in Georgetown County, officials said.

Missing man last seen at Conway hospital found safe

A 20-year-old man last seen Thursday at an area hospital has been located.

Woman wanted in connection to 2016 double homicide in NC now in custody

Police say a woman who was on the run after not showing up for sentencing for her alleged involvement in a 2016 double murder is now in custody.

Lawsuit claims thousands of patients’ information compromised in Tidelands Health ransomware attack

Tidelands Health is facing a federal class action complaint after a ransomware attack left the hospital system’s computer systems and data offline in December.

Green Sea Floyds football coach stepping down after back-to-back state titles

The head coach of the back-to-back state champion Green Sea Floyds football team is stepping down.

Horry police investigating shooting near Little River

Police are investigating a shooting Friday in the Little River area.

Florence County shooting suspect in custody after high-speed chase, deputies say

Deputies are investigating after a man was shot Friday morning in Florence County.

N.C. deputies seize 40 dogs, charge woman with cruelty to animals

A woman is facing charges after deputies reportedly seized multiple dogs in Robeson County.

Newport News officer dragged by vehicle identified

A Newport News officer that was dragged by a vehicle has been identified.

Software upgrade leads to three-day pause in parking decal processing in North Myrtle Beach

The city of North Myrtle Beach announced Friday morning a three-day pause in parking decal processing.

SCDPS: 200,000+ defective airbags on S.C. roads, recalled vehicle owners to receive letter in mail

A defective part inside the airbag can explode when the airbag deploys, potentially shooting sharp metal fragments at the driver and passengers.

  20-year-old Virginia man has leg amputated after severe complications from flu

A Petersburg family is opening up about a severe case of the flu that led to their loved one having to have his leg amputated.

Horry police seek to identify credit card fraud suspect

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in a theft investigation.

  Florence School District One opens sensory rooms

Florence School District One is working on becoming more autism friendly. The school district has opened new rooms to help stimulate the learning abilities for those children through sensory rooms.

Myrtle Beach, CCU mull over downtown partnership

Will the gown be coming to the town? Myrtle Beach city leaders will be considering expanding their partnership with Coastal Carolina University.

Brunswick Co. Sheriff’s Office locates missing teen

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office says they have safely located a missing teen.

  FIRST ALERT: Multiple rounds of rain expected today, cooler weekend ahead

Multiple rounds of rain work throughout the day on Friday as the cold front approaches the area.

  ‘Above and beyond’: Several Grand Strand, Pee Dee law enforcement officers receive prestigious award

Law enforcement officers from the Grand Strand and Pee Dee were recognized for going above and beyond the call of duty.

Woman fled after hitting Jeep, causing it to flip several times on Highway 31, report states

A driver is accused of leaving the scene of a crash on Highway 31 after the victim and witnesses told police that she caused it.

  Suspect Search: Man accused of busting down door in front of children

Police are trying to track down two suspects who failed to appear for their cases in Horry County.

Sheriff’s office: 1 taken to hospital after fire at Murrells Inlet condo

One person was taken to the hospital after being found unconscious during a fire at a Murrells Inlet condo.

HCFR: 1 hurt after vehicle flips into ditch in Horry County

One person was taken to the hospital after their vehicle flipped over the side of a road and into a ditch.

  Family says Conway intersection remains unsafe years after daughter’s deadly crash

It’s been called one of the worst intersections, not just in the city of Conway or Horry County, but in the whole state.