Lawmakers launch ‘Guitars for Vets’ chapter in SC

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

Autumn the giraffe welcomes new calf at the Greenville Zoo

Robeson County deputies rescue another dog from floodwaters

Young cancer patient celebrates birthday with fundraiser for other kids

Grand Strand U-Haul location offering free storage to victims of Brunswick County tornado

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Quilt made by tornado victim travels 10 miles from Ocean Ridge Plantation to Ash

  ‘I don’t know that I deserve all this’: Murrells Inlet veteran honored with parade on 101st birthday

  Marion County Sheriff’s Office holds ‘Blessing of the Badges’ event

  Grand Strand Brewing Company set to pour its first glass Tuesday

106-year-old Pawleys Island woman receives COVID-19 vaccine

‘We wish you many more!’: Life-long Myrtle Beach resident honored on her 90th birthday

  Dog sucked out of home in tornado, returns hours later

Dog sucked out of home in tornado, returns hours later

  Mother, daughter balance three businesses during pandemic, share messages of hope

During these uncertain times, some families are doing all they can to survive.

  This is Carolina: Two friends bring community fridges to Conway, Green Sea

Two friends have sparked a friendship over the mutual love for their hometown.

  WMBF Salutes: Veterans able to escape daily worries through golf

A program along the Grand Strand is offering veterans a chance to escape daily worries through golf.

Iowa boy leaves hospital to go home for the first time in his life

Couple celebrates Valentine’s Day while getting COVID-19 vaccine together

10-year-old girl surprises fifth grade classmates with 23 drawings of them for Valentine’s Day

‘It’s a miracle’: Police officer’s sons recover after horrific crash

In sickness and in health: Magistrate performs more courthouse weddings during COVID-19

  Woman receives new home after finishing Habitat for Humanity program

  This Is Carolina: Aynor Elementary School students share what Valentine’s Day means to them

While wearing masks and making their way around the plexiglass, they got to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Latta native, former Gamecock, Donell Stanley signs with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

He did not play in an NFL game last season after being signed by the Dolphins.

Local assisted living residents send Valentine’s Day cards to patients at Tidelands Health

Tidelands said Friday that its patients received messages in the form of more than 60 Valentine’s Day cards.

MBPD receives large donation of teddy bears for children ahead of Valentine’s Day

The toys, along with some other treats, will be handed out to children on Friday.

  Myrtle Beach skateboarders chip in to raise money for new quarter pipe at Matt Hughes Skate Park

The Myrtle Beach skateboarding community came together to raise enough money for a new quarter pipe at the Matt Hughes Skate Park.

Myrtle Beach firefighter retires, begins new career as medical helicopter pilot

A Myrtle Beach firefighter is embarking on a new chapter after nearly two decades of service.

Myrtle Beach airport announces new nonstop flight from Grand Strand to Ohio

A new nonstop flight to and from Myrtle Beach has been added.

  Florence business owner making a comeback after fire heavily damages popular restaurant

For decades, the Lamplighter Restaurant served hungry customers at its home on South Irby Street.

  Explorin’ With Loren: Hartsville is a small town with a big heart

Hartsville is a city known as a small town with a big heart.

Myrtle Beach officers buy shoes for barefoot child, help struggling family get home

Three Myrtle Beach officers are being recognized by the department for a genuine act of kindness.

  SC Air Force veteran celebrates 100th birthday with look back over his 70-year career

Maynard Cusworth’s Air Force career spanned three decades, and he spent more than 40 years as a volunteer mercy pilot.

McMaster honors Lowcountry principal with Order of Palmetto

Gov. Henry McMaster presented the state’s highest civilian honor to a North Charleston principal Monday morning.

Orangeburg Co. deputy honored with procession after 75-day COVID battle

A celebratory procession was all in honor of Deputy Lieutenant Dexter Ladson as he made it back home after more than two months in the hospital.

North Charleston principal to receive Order of Palmetto Monday

The North Charleston High School principal who gained national attention when he started working a third job to help students in need will be honored by the governor Monday morning.

Georgetown County officials host Polar Plunge, raise funds for Special Olympics

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office hosted its first Polar Plunge at Litchfield Beach on Saturday.

More than 40 neglected dogs rescued in Iowa during Thursday’s blizzard

An Iowa group said it rescued more than 40 dogs on a rural property during heavy snow this week.

Deputy who was on ventilator, battling COVID-19 gets police escort on return home

The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office posted video of Deputy Dexter Ladson receiving a police escort to his home on Friday afternoon.

  Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina receives historic $18 million grant

The Lumbee Tribe is receiving the second-highest grant total in the state of North Carolina, only behind the city of Charlotte.

Animals from S.C. zoos, aquariums pick Super Bowl 55 winner

A seal, possum and even a Bald eagle were among this year's prognosticators.

SC mom recovers from COVID-19 after giving birth

One South Carolina family is home and healthy after a close call with COVID-19.

  This Is Carolina: Ministry revives tradition to bring warm blankets to Grand Strand newborns

A Grand Strand ministry has made it their mission to spread their love through knitting.

Country music star Miranda Lambert stops in Charleston during cross-country trip

Lambert posted some pictures over on Twitter showing some of the highlights she had during the weekend including a stop at Halls Chophouse in downtown Charleston.

  HCPD officer awarded ‘Law Enforcement Officer of the Year’ for rescuing family from sinking car

Retired law enforcement officers from both Carolinas came together Tuesday night to honor a Horry County police officer’s bravery.

  City of Florence invests $5.5 million into two new fire stations

The Florence fire chief said these projects will go a long way in helping them better serve the community.

  Myrtle Beach’s historic Charlie’s Place opens for tours amid renovations

Myrtle Beach’s historic Charlie’s Place is now open for tours to the general public on Tuesdays.

Newest Sumter Co. K-9 named in honor of fallen deputy

The new K-9, named Kilo, was named in honor of Corporal Andrew Gillette.

  Residents, staff at Pee Dee assisted living home become fully vaccinated with 2nd COVID-19 vaccine dose

Like many assisted living facilities, it’s been a challenging year for the Carolinian Retirement Community in Florence.

  ‘A gift from God’: Loris family with child battling cancer has home renovated

For eight straight days, a team of volunteers worked to replace nearly everything on her flood-damaged home.

Dog rescued from China meat trade has new life in Charleston

A Charleston dog owner is encouraging people in the United States to consider adopting dogs that have been rescued from meat trades in other countries.

  1.78 mile race to honor badge #178: Runners, walkers pay tribute to fallen North Myrtle Beach sergeant

A 1.78 mile run/walk was held Saturday morning at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex to honor Sgt. Gordon Best who died in the line of duty on January 1.

Retired Richmond pastor celebrates 100th birthday

A former Richmond pastor is spending the weekend celebrating her 100th birthday at Beaufont Rehabilitation Center.

  CCU art students work on ‘Teal Alley’ to bring school spirit to downtown Conway

A downtown Conway alley will have a little extra Coastal Carolina University school spirit.

  Bicyclists ride from Mount Pleasant to North Myrtle Beach to honor fallen police officers

A group of Lowcountry bicyclists pedaled from Mount Pleasant to North Myrtle Beach Friday to honor three Grand Strand police officers who died in the line of duty.

MBPD thanks young boy for letter, drawing honoring fallen officer

MBPD shared on social media that it received a message from a young man named Matthew that was sent to Chief Amy Prock.

  Group of Florence nonprofits provide ‘blessings to go’ for those in need

No-one Unsheltered is made up of a group of non-profits who specialize in a variety of roles.

4-year-old Virginia boy befriends baby deer while playing outside

It’s an experience Stephanie Brown and her son Dominic will never forget after he brought home a new friend he made while playing outside.

  Chick-fil-A manager called in to help drive-thru back up at COVID-19 vaccine site

What do you do when your COVID-19 vaccine drive-thru line is backed up? You seek out the professionals.

South Carolina National Guard returns to Mount Pleasant following DC deployment

Hundreds of South Carolina National Guard troops arrived back in the Palmetto State following deployment to Washington D.C. for the inauguration.

Darius Rucker’s good deed surprises patrons, servers at S.C. 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.

  Conway Girl Scout sending cookies to military members

The COVID-19 pandemic has made operating a business a little more difficult. And the Girl Scouts are no exception.

CCU turning part of Conway into ‘Teal Alley’ through new art project

CCU assistant professor of visual arts, Yvette Arendt, is leading a new mural project in Conway.

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

For seven weeks, Peggy Kuehl was in the ICU battling and holding on for life against COVID-19 and pneumonia.

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

North Charleston elementary students expressed their happiness and hope of meeting President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in letters the children wrote to the newly elected duo.

Murrells Inlet teen ranks No. 1 in SC for tennis

Tomovski is also among one of the top 75 players in the country in his age division.

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

Congressman Tom Rice continued his tradition of bumping a soldier or veteran up to first class on a flight.

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

Ariel Griffith was in the hospital and unconscious on Christmas Day, so her family decided to make it up to her.

  Retired WWII nurse celebrates 100th birthday in Horry County

Though her birthday isn't for three more days, a former World War II nurse got a surprise celebration in Conway.

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

Myrtle Beach Pelicans ballpark is the best of the best, according to a new ranking.

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

After weeks in a hospital, a Grand Strand teenager who contracted COVID-19 and then learned she had leukemia is back home.

  New ownership continues enhancing Florence Motor Speedway

A team headed by the former general manager of the Myrtle Beach Speedway took over last fall.

Rivertown Ice Rink opens in Conway

Even after the holiday season, one event in the Grand Strand is still giving residents a taste of winter.

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

A North Charleston man received a big surprise from around the globe for his 100th birthday.

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

A Cincinnati man saved a goose from a car accident and made him part of his family.

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

Santa delivered gifts in partnership with the annual Holiday Market.