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

A Grand Strand ice cream staple has been named the best in South Carolina.

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

  GALLERY: Severe weather impacts Grand Strand, Pee Dee

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

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

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

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

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

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

  VIDEO: Alligator spotted lounging on Arcadian Shores golf course

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

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

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

NC homeowners face Hurricane Matthew funds deadline

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

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

Grand Strand Humane Society in desperate need of people 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.

Report: Clemson University ranked safest college in South Carolina

Campus safety has become a rising issue with the #MeToo movement and the increase in gun violence.

  Myrtle Beach is second-fastest growing metro area for third year in a row

The Myrtle Beach/Conway/North Myrtle Beach metropolitan area is the second fastest growing metropolitan area in the USA for the third year in a row, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Horry County fires back at Myrtle Beach’s hospitality fee lawsuit

Horry County has accused Myrtle Beach of mismanaging its money in new court filings over hospitality fees.

SC could implement tolls to fund improvements to I-95

A proposed amendment moving through the South Carolina Statehouse could add tolls to Interstate 95.

LIST: Easter events, services across the Grand Strand

Easter weekend is here, and there are many family-friendly events across the Grand Strand in recognition of the holiday.

  Trees down, crashes keep Grand Strand, Pee Dee crews busy during severe weather

An intense storm Friday afternoon pummeled the Grand Strand and Pee Dee, which toppled trees, downed power lines and caused dangerous driving conditions.

  WATCH: Gray Television Political Analyst Greta Van Susteren gives insight on Mueller report

Gray Television Political Analyst Greta Van Susteren spoke with WMBF News anchor Eric Weisfeld about the most significant portions of the report and where everything goes from here.

  Compensation package for former Horry County administrator worth more than $210,000

Horry County leaders reached a deal with their former county administrator that will see him receive a year’s worth of compensation.

  WATCH: Marlboro County linemen’s patriotic moment goes viral

A video of Marlboro County linemen raising the American flag has captured the attention of people across the country.

  Fire officials reflect on lessons learned 10 years after Highway 31 wildfire

Monday marks the 10-year anniversary that a devastating wildfire burned almost 200 homes in Horry County.

Strong winds create otherworldly sand formations on Outer Banks beach

On Sunday, Cape Lookout National Seashore posted photos to Facebook of “cool looking and unusually large sand pedestals” found at the north end of the North Core Banks.

  PHOTOS: Sunny skies, celebrities abound at 2019 Monday After The Masters

Last year’s Monday After The Masters was all about the rain, but the 2019 edition was all about the sunshine.

  ’Stay or Go’: Combating human trafficking within Grand Strand schools

A task force made up of law enforcement from around the Grand Strand are working together to battle the problem of human trafficking and bringing awareness to it.

Myrtle Beach police warn residents about person asking for money for military

The Myrtle Beach Police Department sent out a warning Thursday about a person asking residents for their money.

  Horry County Fire Rescue sees increase in smoke alarm installation requests

More residents in Horry County are making sure their homes are safer by having smoke alarms installed.

Grand Strand World War II vet celebrating 100th birthday

A Grand Strand native and World War II veteran is celebrating a monumental birthday on Thursday.

South Carolina launches free coding education program

Anyone who has wanted to learn how to code can now learn for free in South Carolina.

Surfside Beach, Georgetown Walmart stores scheduled for remodel in 2019

Walmart is expected to spend an estimated $45 million on store improvements and innovations for South Carolina locations in 2019.

  SC Attorney General’s Office to prosecute multiple child porn cases in Grand Strand, Pee Dee

The child porn arrest cases span from Myrtle Beach and all the way to Darlington County.

Marion County Sheriff’s Office K-9 back home: ‘Kilo has a long, difficult road ahead’

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit is happy to have a member of their team back home after what they called a ‘senseless shooting.’