Darius Rucker’s good deed surprises patrons, servers at Mt. Pleasant IHOP

Musician and Lowcountry native Darius Rucker quietly treated everyone dining at a restaurant he frequents to a free meal and also left a big tip for servers Sunday morning.

Virginia woman leaves Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital after nearly 3 months battling COVID-19

N. Charleston elementary students express happiness, hope in letters to Biden, Harris

Murrells Inlet teen ranks No. 1 in SC for tennis

‘You’ve earned it!’” Rep. Rice gives first-class seat to soldier heading home on leave

  Neighbors welcome S.C. teenager home with Christmas parade after battling leukemia, COVID-19 over holidays

  Retired WWII nurse celebrates 100th birthday in Horry County

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Myrtle Beach Pelicans ballpark ranked No. 1 for minor league experience

Grand Strand teenager home from hospital following leukemia, COVID-19 diagnosis

  New ownership continues enhancing Florence Motor Speedway

Rivertown Ice Rink opens in Conway

100-year-old veteran from North Charleston receives 1,200 birthday cards

Man & dog’s best friend: Goose becomes family pet after being saved

Nonprofit provides $10K grant to MBPD officer injured in fatal shooting

The officer was injured in a shooting that claimed the life of a fellow MBPD officer last October.

Conway Medical Center announces 2020’s most popular baby names

Over 1,000 babies were born at Conway Medical Center in 2020 and one name proved the most popular.

Man finishes solo cross-country bike ride for charity on Folly Beach

Recently retired from the United States Air Force, one man decided to ride his bicycle from California to South Carolina to raise money for a veteran’s charity, ending his journey on “The Edge of America” on New Years Eve.

Preschool teacher laid off after 20 years wins $250k lottery in Charlotte

After taxes, Joe Camp claimed $176,876.

Santa makes Christmas Eve visit to Prisma Health Children’s Hospital

  300 Christmas dinners given away in Nichols

  Innocent mistake by child on Christmas Eve 1955 led to NORAD’s ‘Santa Tracker’

Local fire department buys Christmas gifts for five elementary students’ families

  Family Mission Center provides Christmas gifts to hundreds of children in Darlington

  ‘Sleigh Ride’ brings early Christmas gifts to Myrtle Beach children

SC Federal Bar Association donates $10,000 to food bank

The S.C. Chapter of the Federal Bar Association says they are giving back to food banks this holiday season.

VIDEO: Kids get early Christmas present when dad returns early from deployment

It’s going to be an extra merry Christmas for one South Carolina family!

  Pee Dee non-profits partner up to recreate newspaper boxes to give back to those in need

Old newspaper stands are making headlines in the Pee Dee.

  ‘It’s truly a blessing’: Grand Strand family gets new home as early Christmas gift

It was an early Christmas gift for one Grand Strand family after officially becoming homeowners Tuesday.

Thousands of free Christmas meals available for Grand Strand residents

Staying true to the season of giving, thousands of free meals are expected to be served to Grand Strand residents this Christmas.

North Myrtle Beach Chamber honors firefighter for saving choking infant

The life-saving efforts of a North Myrtle Beach firefighter and EMT were recognized Monday.

  Santa visits Myrtle Beach neighborhoods with fire department

Trading his sleigh for a fire engine, Santa made a few early stops Sunday afternoon in Myrtle Beach.

COVID-19 shelter for South Carolina homeless people to open

An official says the number of people without a place to stay has risen during the pandemic, possibly quadrupling in the Greenville area.

Over 10 sea turtles nest inside Myrtle Beach city limits in 2020

Officials also said nest success rate was 45% lower in 2020.

Midway Fire Rescue receives more sensory support kits

The department said the kits will provide a much-needed service to patients with autism.

  Family honors Myrtle Beach shooting victim with toy drive

A man who died in a Myrtle Beach shooting this year was planning on hosting a holiday toy drive for kids in his community.

Santa Claus to visit Myrtle Beach neighborhoods Sunday

Saint Nick will be making his annual ride-along with the Myrtle Beach Fire Department.

SC ranks 5th in the nation for most Christmas spirit, new study finds

A new study shows that South Carolina was ranked #5 in the U.S. for most Christmas spirit this year.

  South Carolina Mothers Against Violence hosts annual toy drive

The group didn’t let the coronavirus stop it from making some Christmas dreams come true this year.

CCU hosting ‘Zoom Virtual Stadium’ to support Chanticleers

CCU is holding a virtual fan fest via Zoom on Saturday to show support for the Chanticleers.

  Horry County family calling on community to help families in need of a joyous Christmas experience

An Horry County parent is taking on the role of Santa Claus to make sure some families don’t miss out on a Christmas dinner or present for their kids.

  This is Carolina: Children’s play carries on to spread Christmas cheer

The 75-minute production was filled with spunk, smiles and glitter.

  Meals on Wheels is providing all clients holiday gifts with help from the community

Meals on Wheels is bringing joy to each and every one of its clients through a Senior Angel Tree, Secret Santa program.

WMBF News, Salvation Army surpass ‘Operation Rescue Christmas’ fundraising goal

WMBF News hit its ‘Operation Rescue Christmas’ fundraising goal, and it’s all thanks to our viewers!

  ‘I feel joy today’: MUSC Health Florence administers COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare workers

Near 160 healthcare workers at MUSC Health Florence and Marion received the drug Wednesday.

‘A Christmas Miracle’; 70-year-old grandmother returns home for holidays after months of battling COVID-19

In October - at 70 years old - Laura Johannesen found out she tested positive for the coronavirus.

Alabama couple to quietly mark 73rd wedding anniversary

These lifelong residents of Greenville have lived in the same house the entirety of their marriage, a quiet event that, on this upcoming Monday, will have started 26,664 days ago.

  Myrtle Beach Professional Firefighter’s Association hosts annual pancake breakfast fundraiser

The breakfast is put on to help make the holidays special for kids in the area.

Panthers Defensive Tackle Derrick Brown provides toys, bikes to local kids

The event is one of multiple community events Brown has hosted since Halloween.

Toys overload SC prosecutor who trades for community service

The solicitor says this year’s toy drive has been one of the biggest in years.

  Myrtle Beach Harley Davidson gives back through multiple charities this holiday season

It's one of several efforts the dealership is making this holiday season to give back to those in the community.

WWII veteran honored ahead of 100th birthday

His church hopes the public will send “100 cards for 100 years.”

  With a grant, Myrtle Beach begins installing vinyl decals to traffic control boxes

It also won’t cost taxpayers or the city anything to complete the project, all thanks to a grant from the AARP.

  ‘I hope you be happy and joyful to Santa’: Angel Tree recipient shares Christmas joy

This Christmas season, The Salvation Army needs your help to make Christmas brighter for 2,000 children.

Open field in Little River again filled with holiday decorations

There’s not a couch, but for the second year in a row, an open field in Little River is full of Christmas cheer.

Irmo community steps up after ‘Grinch’ leaves community library bare

With every single one of the books gone, the team took to social media to ask if anyone would like to help get their little library back up and running.

SC church plans to help homeless women by building tiny home village

The church plans to transform land into a village of tiny homes dedicated to helping the homeless

Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach celebrates first baby penguin

Ripley’s Aquarium revealed the name of its first penguin chick on Friday.

  Annual Holiday Toy drive kicks off at the Florence City Center

Things were different this year for the annual holiday toy and clothing drive at the Florence City Center.

  Cresswind residents break record for Angel Tree turnout

The people of the Cresswind neighborhood in Myrtle Beach broke their previous record for turnout when it comes to the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program.

  Conway’s Celebration of Lights kicks off Thursday

From the holiday lights to visits with Santa, Christmas is in the air in Conway!

  Horry County man with cerebral palsy creates abstract art, donates proceeds

An Horry County man with cerebral palsy is using his talents to give back.

  Business leader wants to begin a small business mentorship program in Florence

The head of the city's chamber of commerce is putting together an initiative to help small businesses.

Starbucks to offer frontline workers free coffee for the month of December

Starbucks will offer a free tall brewed coffee to front-line responders at its participating stores throughout the month of December.

Horry County first responders deliver healthy baby

Members of Horry County Fire Rescue welcomed a new baby to the world over the weekend.

Ice skating in downtown Conway to become reality in January

The Rivertown Ice Rink will open on Jan. 15, 2021, in downtown Conway.

PHOTOS: Babies at Memphis hospital celebrate their 1st Thanksgiving

You don’t have to look hard to find something to be thankful for in the nursery at Saint Francis Hospital.

  The Shepherd’s Table prepares to feed around 150 people for Thanksgiving

This is the 12th year the soup kitchen is offering a free Thanksgiving meal to those who without them might not have anything at all.

  NFL player Darius Leonard provides 100 Thanksgiving meals in his hometown of Lake View

Indianapolis Colts Linebacker Darius Leonard is a hero in the small town of Lake View for a variety of reasons.

Union Co. couple uses lottery winnings to help feed those in need on Thanksgiving

A Union County couple is using their lottery payday to give back to the community.

Crooked Hammock Brewery to open North Myrtle Beach location in February

The brewery was originally scheduled to open in May of this year but was pushed back to 2021.

  Darlington’s annual turkey giveaway provides hundreds of Thanksgiving meals to the community

Dr. David Eads said he began the Darlington turkey giveaway nearly 16 years ago alongside former NBA player Tom Hammonds.

  Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand receives 100 Thanksgiving meals

Members at the Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand are receiving a Thanksgiving meal donated by community members.

  Two million lights make up ‘The Great Christmas Light Show” in North Myrtle Beach

It’s going to be a little brighter in North Myrtle Beach for the next month or so.

World War II veteran from Ladson turns 104 years old

Pinckney has 12 living children, 45 grandchildren, 76 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great grandchildren. He lives in the College Park area.

  Meals on Wheels of Horry County to offer prayer shawl in this week’s delivery

It’s a gift of hope, love, and care this Thanksgiving.

Horry officer recognized for helping save two people from submerged vehicle

A Horry County officer is being recognized for helping to save two people from a submerged vehicle in Florence County.

  This is Carolina: America’s oldest bicycle maker filling orders in Conway

50 employees are churning bikes out to fill Christmas lists all over the world.

Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach welcomes first penguin chick

The newest addition to Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach has arrived!

  Organization assembles Christmas care packages for military families in Myrtle Beach

The organization is making 2,000 care packages for military families in time for the holiday season.

  HTC expanding broadband internet access into parts of Marion County to help students, families

Horry Telephone Cooperative announced it is now serving parts of Marion County.

Baby Yoda goes on ride-along with some Grand Strand firefighters

When he’s not using the Force, he’s tagging along with some Grand Strand first responders!

‘Sisters-in-arms’: Two sets of sisters graduate Marine Corps training at Parris Island in S.C.

“Sisters by blood, now sisters-in-arms.”