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New S.C. deer hunting regulations to take effect this year

South Carolina deer hunters should start seeing deer tags for the 2019 season in their mailboxes soon, and there are significant changes to the antlerless tagging system that all hunters need to be aware of before taking to the field.

St. Frances Animal Center takes in 15 animals from Louisiana

Entries being accepted for competitive exhibits at 2019 S.C. State Fair

‘She is such a fighter’: Sophie gaining weight, playing as she recovers from abuse

  Witness captures photos of apparent abduction in S.C.

‘Sowing mayhem and confusion:’ City says county is not respecting the law in latest filing over hospitality fees

Local bakery to host cupcake eating contest on Fourth of July

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Life Hacks: Packing tips before traveling for the Fourth of July holiday

  ‘Mass confusion’ continues after county leaders opt to keep collecting hospitality fees outside Myrtle Beach

Carolina Country Music Fest early bird tickets go on sale Monday

10th Annual Salute from the Shore takes flight on Fourth of July

LIST: Fourth of July events across the Grand Strand

  100-year-old WWII Veteran on mission to visit 50 states, meet 50 governors

  Men, women ride hundreds of miles to honor fallen first responders from the Carolinas

More than 31 men and woman crossed the South Carolina state line and found themselves in Marion County, marking the half way point of a 600-mile journey to honor fallen first responders.

Referendum vote in Murrells Inlet Garden City Fire District will happen in July

Voters in one Grand Strand fire district will head to the polls in July to decide on whether or not to raise taxes to support a new ambulance and employee raises.

  Horry County files new motion asking to reconsider hospitality fee injunction

Horry County is making another effort to stop Myrtle Beach from collecting hospitality fees.

‘It broke my heart:’ Loris veteran offers $5K reward for missing emotional support dog

A Loris man is pleading with the community to contact him if they come across his emotional support dog who has been missing for over a month.

Former CCU baseball standout a finalist in inaugural Google MLB All-Star Starters Election

North Myrtle Beach ice cream shop named best in S.C.

Myrtle Beach has 2nd, 3rd fastest work commutes in South Carolina, study says

Local mother wants stronger child care oversight

Myrtle Beach police offers training for civilian response to active shooter situation

  Horry County Council to interview five county administrator candidates

Trees down, power outages reported as strong storms push through Grand Strand, Pee Dee

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for the entire viewing through 10 p.m. Thursday, as an intense line of storms move across the region through the afternoon and evening.

  GALLERY: Severe weather impacts Grand Strand, Pee Dee

Severe storms are bringing wind, lightning and heavy rain to the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee Thursday evening.

Woman hopes someone found her sentimental bracelet lost at Ripley’s Aquarium in S.C.

One woman is hoping that someone came across a beloved bracelet she lost while visiting Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach over the Memorial Day weekend.

Woman on mission to find owner of ring found in Myrtle Beach waters

She said she knows it may be a long shot, but one woman is on a mission to find the owner of a ring she found while swimming in the ocean in Myrtle Beach.

Kroger launches Fuel VIP program in Myrtle Beach to help drivers save at the pump

Just in time for summer travel, Krogers in Myrtle Beach, and throughout South Carolina, are helping customers pay less at the pump.

  Heather Elvis’ family planning birthday week fundraiser to rebuild garden at Peachtree Landing

The family of Heather Elvis is planning a fundraiser during the missing teen’s birthday week to raise money to rebuild a community garden at Peachtree Landing.

  Experts say the opioid epidemic is putting people at risk for Hepatitis C infections

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates nearly 2.4 million Americans live with Hepatitis C. Studies show there’s a link between the infectious disease and the opioid epidemic. In South Carolina, the number of diagnosed cases has gone up since 2010.

Free lunches to be distributed to kids in need this summer in Conway

Free lunches will be distributed to children in need this summer in Conway.

  VIDEO: Alligator spotted lounging on Arcadian Shores golf course

Viewer Patrice Spivey got video of an alligator lounging by a pond at Arcadian Shores Golf Club, near Lake Arrowhead Road.

Mother asks for birthday cards for 2-year-old son with Down syndrome, leukemia at MUSC

The mother of a 2-year-old boy with Down syndrome and battling leukemia hopes to make his third birthday a memorable one.

Deadline approaching to enter S.C.’s public alligator hunting season lottery

There is just over one week left to enter the 2019 public alligator hunting season lottery drawing.

CCMF GUIDE: From road closures to Uber drop-offs, a guide on how to get around CCMF

Carolina Country Music Fest will bring thousands of fans to the Grand Strand, but there are a few things you need to know before you head out to enjoy sun, sand and music.

Bridge repairs to slow traffic on portion of I-95 in Florence County Tuesday morning

Bridge repairs will require pacing operations on a portion of Interstate 95 in Florence County.

Myrtle Beach Fire Department dog retires after seven years of service

It’s a career for one of the Myrtle Beach Fire Department’s longest-serving crew members.

Hurricane season begins Saturday; make sure you’re prepared

Hurricane season began on Saturday, and homeowners, renters and business owners are encouraged to be prepared.

  Hail, heavy rain, downed trees: Storms wreak havoc on Grand Strand, Pee Dee

Two rounds of strong storms blew through the Grand Strand and Pee Dee Friday afternoon and night, bringing heavy rain, gusty winds, hail and brought down trees across the area.

NC homeowners face Hurricane Matthew funds deadline

North Carolina officials say a deadline is looming for homeowners who suffered damage in a 2016 hurricane.

Lawsuit: Faulty fire suppression system led to massive blaze at Bonfire Smokin’ Taqueria

A poorly installed fire suppression system is to blame for a massive fire that caused nearly $1 million dollars’ worth in damage to the Bonfire Smokin’ Taqueria restaurant, according to a newly-filed lawsuit.

LIST: Grand Strand, Pee Dee schools prepare for upcoming graduations

It's the time of the year where students and parents are gearing up for life after high school.

Grand Strand Humane Society in desperate need of people to foster kittens

The Grand Strand Humane Society is reaching out to the community and asking for help to foster kittens.

Conway opens cooling shelters as temperaturs continue to rise

The city of Conway is opening cooling centers to residents as the temperatures continue to rise.

Sea turtle nests popping up along the Grand Strand

Sea turtle nesting season continues along the Grand Strand, with dozens of nests showing up across area beaches.

LIST: Memorial Day events to pay tribute to those who fought, died

To pay tribute to those who died wearing the uniform, a number of Memorial Day events are taking place across the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee this holiday weekend.

  EXPLAINER: How to navigate the Memorial Day weekend traffic loop

The traffic loop will be in place starting from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Conway Public Safety Building open for those who need to get out of heat

The City of Conway is reminding the community that they have a place to beat the heat as the temperatures rise this weekend.

Troopers stress safety after four killed in motorcycle crashes ahead of Memorial Day weekend

The past two weeks have proven deadly for motorcyclists. Four fatal crashes have been reported on Horry County roads.

‘Watch & Win’ for a chance at a $250 gift card

Our Watch & Win contest runs over two weeks.

Thursday is Red Nose Day

Thursday is Red Nose Day in the United States, a charity event involving red foam noses sold as part of a fundraising campaign to held end child poverty.

Troubled behavioral health facility in Pee Dee announces closure

A behavioral health facility in Florence that was under fire for mistreatment and other violations will be shutting its doors.

  Cones, barricades line streets as Myrtle Beach preps for Atlantic Beach Bikefest

Barricades staged throughout the city are a sign Memorial Day Weekend BikeFest is nearing.

Le Grand Cirque show sets up tents; show runs from June 1 through Sept. 28

The popular entertainment show, Le Grand Cirque, has started setting up its tents.

  New business in Marlboro County looking to put 250 people back to work

A new business in Marlboro County is looking to put hundreds of people back to work.

  VIDEO: Black bear seen wandering through Pawleys Island neighborhood

A Pawleys Island woman got video of a four-legged wilderness creature making itself at home in the neighborhood – a black bear.

Samaritan’s Purse offering help to over 300 hurricane victims in NC, SC

Samaritan’s Purse, the international Christian relief organization, is set to help hundreds of families in North Carolina and South Carolina still reeling from last year’s hurricanes.

Salvation Army hosting ‘BIG Food Giveaway’ in Conway

The Salvation Army will host a “BIG Food Giveaway” this week in Conway.

  HCFR: 2 adults, 2 children displaced by Carolina Forest house fire

Crews are responding to a house fire Tuesday afternoon in the Carolina Forest area.

Sand pumping in North Myrtle Beach delayed several days

Sand pumping scheduled to begin Monday in North Myrtle Beach has been delayed several days after strong offshore winds and waves have slowed pipe mobilization, the city said in a news release.

GALLERY: WMBF honors Mom this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 12, and WMBF News employees are honoring their mothers this holiday.

8 SC counties to observe Confederate Memorial Day

Only eight South Carolina counties observe Confederate Memorial Day,

Snake in SC woman’s golf cart ‘almost made me have a heart attack’

A Conway woman got quite the scare when she found a slithery snake wrapped around the mirror of her golf cart.

Report: SC is the nation’s 6th worst state for being a police officer

Looking to start a career as a police officer? A new report says South Carolina is one of the worst states to pursue that profession.

Horry County sues major drug manufacturers, companies over opioid deaths

Horry County has filed a lawsuit against major drug manufacturers and companies, blaming them for the increase in opioid deaths in the area.

Teacher Appreciation Week deals

Teacher Appreciation Week runs through Sunday and to celebrate, several businesses are offering deals and discounts for educators.

Myrtle Beach mayor signs letter supporting bill to bring Panthers to SC

Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune is one of five mayors who signed a letter, urging senators to support a bill that would help bring the Carolina Panthers to South Carolina.

Study ranks Myrtle Beach at #2 for best places to buy a beach house

If you know someone who has been wanting to buy a beach house, then tell them to head to Myrtle Beach.

  Children’s Recovery Center in Myrtle Beach seeing uptick in child abuse cases

It’s been a busy year so far for workers at the Children’s Recovery Center.

Myrtle Beach, Florence men among those arrested in multi-state child exploitation operation

The South Carolina Attorney General’s Office announced that 82 people were arrested, and 17 children were rescued of identified in a joint operation to crackdown on child exploitation.

  VIDEO: Dolphin pod amazes charter boat group near Little River

A charter boat group got quite the show as they headed back from a day of fishing off the South Carolina Coast.

Closed ‘Cheeseburger in Paradise’ owes more than $100,000 in rent, lawsuit says

Paradise comes with a price, according to a lawsuit filed against the now-closed Cheeseburger in Paradise restaurant.

  Both sides in ‘Black Bike Week’ lawsuit argue over hospital trauma admissions, testimony of police chief

The city of Myrtle Beach and the NAACP are continuing their legal battle over the Memorial Day weekend traffic loop.

  Neighbors, homeowners react to 10-foot gator found in Murrells Inlet yard

Seeing a 10 foot, 4 inch alligator in between two homes in a Murrells Inlet neighborhood was the last thing neighbors expected to see Tuesday afternoon.

  It’s Your Money: Horry County residents owe $70.5 million in property taxes

Horry County Treasurer Angie Jones said the department decreased the amount of delinquent property taxes by $18 million since last year.

  Doctors urge to get vaccinated, but health choice advocates preach education first

The Palmetto State is one of 28 states that does not currently have a measles outbreak.

Darlington County School District hiring bus drivers

The Darlington County School District will offer free bus driver training classes.

  Myrtle Beach resident competing in the top 24 on ‘The Voice’

NBC’s The Voice returns Monday night as the top 24 artists all perform live for a chance at a spot in the top 13.

ArtFields return to Pee Dee community for 2019

ArtFields, a celebration of Lake City’s agricultural past, present and future, has kicked off its 2019 edition.

  Ten years missing: Brittanee Drexel not forgotten a decade after she disappeared

At 8:48 p.m. on April 25, 2009, Brittanee Drexel was seen for the last time.

  ‘No one is above the law:’ Interim Florence County sheriff calls for SLED audit in wake of Boone indictment

Gov. Henry McMaster has appointed William C. “Billy” Barnes as the interim sheriff of Florence County, according to a news release.