Teachers undergo background checks before they are certified and hired but when criminal charges do pop up, it's up to districts and the South Carolina Department of Education to determine if the offense should disqualify a candidate.
Students owe nearly $60,000 to the Horry County School District for unpaid lunches. During the 2018-19 school year, the debt increased by $14,000, a rate more than double the increase from the previous year.
InvestigateTV shows issues with undercounting hate crimes, including the FBI failing to meet a federal mandate to report. After months of reporting on this issue, this documentary also highlights results of the investigation, including police departments amending their records.
Actions by federal and state leaders could prevent cities from having control over how 5G small cell technology is installed. Myrtle Beach has spent more than $200,000 over the last few years developing a strategy for installing the technology.
The FDA has a new strategy for imported food safety, and Congress has increased seafood inspection funds. But the U.S. still lags behind some other countries when it comes to inspections and regulations.
Horry County official declined an interview to clarify why four pool permits were issued to Premier Pools despite the business not having a license on file with the county. Multiple individuals have told WMBF the company does not finish customer's pools.
Susan O'Rear purchased an artificial breast from McLeod's gift shop for cancer patients, Inspirations, but months after paying for the product she received bill after bill stating she still owed hundreds of dollars.
Carfax experts say there are potentially more than one million cars on the roads with false odometer readings - meaning their mileage has been rolled back to make the vehicles look like they have less wear and tear.
NCGOP Chairman Robin Hayes, who spent a decade in Congress representing a district that stretched from the Charlotte area to Fayetteville, surrendered himself to authorities and made a first appearance at the US Courthouse in Charlotte on Tuesday.
The Uniform Crime Reporting Act of 1988 requires federal law enforcement agencies to submit information about their cases to a federal database maintained by the FBI; however, those agencies are currently not submitting data, including information about hate crimes.
South Carolina lawmakers are considering a bill to end civil forfeiture across the state, a practice that has allowed three local counties to take more than $2.5 million in recent years. WMBF investigates how this change would impact police and citizens.
Emails between the district's former facility director and First Floor CEO date back to six months before First Floor first made a presentation to school board members on constructing energy positive schools.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau provides information about financial institutions, including complaints. But NerdWallet and InvestigateTV have found examples of complaints that don't show up in the database.
Condo owners in North Myrtle Beach said they haven't been paid in months by Keye Beach Rental for vacationers using their units. Renters said they are also owed money and showed up for vacation without a place to stay.
In part 3 of a 4 part series on the Move Over Law, we tell you the tragic story of a Lumberton Police Officer who was killed while working a crash scene in December and another story of survival from a Myrtle Beach Officer who has been hit more than once.