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  Thousands turn out ahead of Trump rally in N. Charleston

President Donald Trump is set to arrive in North Charleston Friday afternoon. The president is holding a rally at the North Charleston Coliseum Friday night.

Child hit by truck, seriously injured while waiting for school bus in Lancaster County

Police arrest man accused of pulling gun during fight at Lumberton Walmart

  Police search for man who robbed Darlington Sav-Way early Friday morning while armed

  Local doctor, election official talk preps to avoid the spread of germs at the polls

Brunswick Co. Sheriff’s Office looking for missing teen

  FIRST ALERT: Cool weekend followed by big warm up

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NWS reports loud boom in Little River, Longs area may have been military aircraft breaking sound barrier

  Former VP Joe Biden visits CCU before Saturday’s South Carolina primary

  Police: Man pulls gun during fight in Lumberton Walmart, police looking for two suspects

  Horry County GOP opens ‘Victory 2020’ office in Conway

  Suspect Search: Two men wanted in separate harassment cases

Man arrested, charged in deadly shooting at Conway area apartment complex

  CCU students see Biden’s visit as a sign their votes are important

With less than 48 hours until the Palmetto State heads to the polls, young voters could provide democratic hopefuls with traction and a key primary victory.

  'We found you’: Horry County residents discover long lost cemetery with possible slave graves

A cemetery was recently discovered in the Bucksport community of Horry County.

  ‘Thank God nothing happened’: Questions remain after gun found on St. James High student

Days after a gun was found on a student at St. James High School, parents are still asking questions about how it got through the door.

  WMBF INVESTIGATES: Biden leads candidates in South Carolina donations

Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg raised the most money from individual donations in South Carolina.

  Attorneys: $8.5 million settlement reached in case of Myrtle Beach man left paralyzed after raid

Police: Robber holds clerk at gunpoint during Lumberton convenience store robbery

Lumberton police search for robber targeting local dollar stores

Charge dismissed against Loris man accused of sexually assaulting teen

Horry County fire crews come to aid of missing Lexington Co. couple

  North Myrtle Beach city leader discusses results of budget retreat for 2021 fiscal year

Crews free baby deer trapped in storm drain

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LIST: Where to see candidates for president as they cross S.C. this week

In anticipation of the South Carolina Democratic Primary on Saturday, many of the candidates vying for the presidency will be in our state.

S.C. law enforcement escorts fallen deputy to MUSC for autopsy

There is currently a large law enforcement presence at MUSC after a fallen Sumter County deputy was escorted to the hospital for his autopsy.

Investigation underway into how gun got past metal detector at St. James High School

The Horry County school district is investigating how a gun got onto the campus of St. James High School.

Injuries reported after crash on Fourth Ave. in Conway

Police in Conway have responded to a crash with injuries Thursday morning.

  WMBF Investigates: Trapped in a timeshare

The couple has owned their timeshare for nearly 20 years and said they've run into multiple roadblocks, even lost money, in their attempts to get out of their timeshare contract.

  FIRST ALERT: Colder temperatures and frost threat returns

We are drying out but also dropping our temperatures. Here's a look at the colder end to the work week and your weekend forecast.

  Democratic candidates campaign in Grand Strand, across S.C. before Saturday showdown

It was a busy day of campaigning on Wednesday for a number of the Democratic candidates, who crisscrossed the Palmetto State, trying to prove why they’re the best to go up against President Donald Trump.

  Sanders holds rally in Myrtle Beach days before S.C. Democratic primary

Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke at a rally in Myrtle Beach on Wednesday.

Judge sentences Lumberton father, son on federal drug charges

A father and son from Lumberton are headed to federal prison after pleading guilty to several drug charges.

Partially blind, missing N.C. man found safe in Florida

A Robeson County man has been found safe after he hadn’t been seen in more than a week.

  Minority votes become key focus for presidential candidates ahead of S.C. primary

A lot of the political attention on South Carolina has revolved around the fact that the state is the first contest that hinges on the African-American vote.

  Lawmakers considering change to S.C.’s open primaries

South Carolina is one of 15 states that has open primaries, which means voters do not have to be affiliated with a certain party to vote in any party’s primary.

Report: Woman taken at gunpoint in Myrtle Beach, sexually assaulted outside city limits

A woman said she was abducted at gunpoint on Tuesday in Myrtle Beach and then driven outside of the city limits, where she was sexually assaulted, according to authorities.

Clio man pleads guilty to shooting at law enforcement officers while riding lawnmower

A judge sentenced a Clio man to 20 years in prison after he shot at two police officers and a deputy while riding on a lawnmower back in 2018.

  Rep. Jim Clyburn endorses Joe Biden before S.C. Democratic primary

The most influential Democrat in South Carolina and the state’s highest-ranking black member of Congress announced Wednesday morning that he is endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden.

Report: Two teens charged with assault after police respond to arson complaint at Seacoast Youth Academy

Two additional teens were charged with assault after police responded to a report of arson at the Seacoast Youth Academy in Horry County earlier this week, authorities said.

Mom overdoses in mall parking lot with child in back seat, police say

A woman was arrested after she reportedly overdosed in the Coastal Grand Mall parking lot with her child in the vehicle.

Crews respond after pickup truck goes up in flames

A pickup truck went up in flames Wednesday morning in the Surfside Beach area.

  Nonprofit works to spread awareness on human trafficking in Horry County

Human trafficking is a growing problem in Horry County, but a new nonprofit is working to help.

  FIRST ALERT: Dense fog this morning, one more day of rain chances

Rain chances continue ahead of the cold front that works through the Carolinas later this evening. Expect a drop in temperatures and a change in the weather pattern.

  S.C. deputy killed in the line of duty was veteran, family man

The shooting happened around 11:30 a.m. at a house on Thomas Sumter Highway (U.S. 521) in Dalzell.

  Developer, residents work together to address stormwater concerns at proposed neighborhood near Conway

The fear of flooding and losing its rural feel were the top concerns neighbors brought to Horry County leaders, as they discussed a new proposed neighborhood along Four Mile Road.

Deputies arrest four more suspects connected to Georgetown heroin bust

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office announced that four more people have been arrested in connection to a major heroin bust.

Car hits, breaks power pole; causes nearly 800 outages near Conway

Horry County Fire Rescue crews were dispatched to the scene just after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to Four Mile Road and Silver Peak Drive.

St. James High School student to face charges after bringing gun to school, officials say

Horry County police took a St. James High School student into custody on Tuesday after school officials said the student brought a gun on campus.

Deputies seek man wanted for questioning in Murrells Inlet car break-ins, stolen credit card case

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help to identify a man wanted for questioning in a car break-in and stolen credit card case.

Church shooter Dylann Roof staged death row hunger strike

White supremacist mass murderer Dylann Roof staged a hunger strike this month while on federal death row, alleging in letters to The Associated Press that he’s been verbally harassed and abused without cause” and “treated disproportionately harsh."

  Myrtle Beach leaders throw support behind bill to provide beach renourishment funding

A bill that would help ensure funding for restoring beaches and sand dunes is now backed by Myrtle Beach city leaders.

North Myrtle Beach proposed budget includes funding for 2 new emergency facilities

The city of North Myrtle Beach wants to move forward with building two facilities that will be needed during a major hurricane.

North Myrtle Beach leaders propose property tax increase to fund sports complex expansion

A property tax increase could be possible for property owners in North Myrtle Beach.

Attorney for Sidney, Tammy Moorer plans to file civil lawsuit soon; condemns investigation

The attorney for the couple convicted of kidnapping Heather Elvis said he plans to file a civil lawsuit soon.

  FIRST ALERT: Few more showers before a long drying trend

Mild weather and pop up showers remain possible through Wednesday.

  Horry County officials discuss fire safety, how to properly install car seats

Grand Strand emergency responders held a community risk reduction event at the Horry County Emergency Operations Center on Tuesday.

  Violent crime down in Myrtle Beach in 2019, according to police chief

Violent crime in Myrtle Beach continued to decrease in 2019, according to information from the city’s police chief.

Warrants: Owners of Myrtle Beach gentlemen’s club set up ‘house of ill fame, brothel, or brawdyhouse’

Warrants allege the owners of a Myrtle Beach gentleman’s club did keep or set up a house of ill fame, brothel, or brawdyhouse.

One arrested, another wanted in connection to Robeson County robbery

One man was arrested and another remains at large in connection to a Robeson County robbery.

S.C. joins multi-state investigation into e-cigarette company JUUL labs

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced Tuesday that the state has joined a multi-state investigation into JUUL Labs’ marketing and sales practices.

  Community members, county leaders set to discuss proposed housing development in Conway area

Horry County leaders and community members will gather Tuesday to address concerns about a proposed housing development in the Conway area.

Fire engulfs home in Conway area

Crews were called to a fully-involved house fire in the Conway area late Monday night.

‘At this point, I don’t care what the revenue source is’: Coast CEO says of needing money

If the task of the mass transit symposium is to dream big while keeping an eye on today’s issues, Coast RTA sees money as the answer.

  FIRST ALERT: Rainy morning commute, warm and cloudy afternoon

Rain chances continue until the cold front passes through on Wednesday. Here's a look at your forecast.

  Political experts explain importance of South Carolina primary

The political world will shine its spotlight on South Carolina this week as numerous candidates make their final push before the state’s Democratic primary on Saturday.

Deputies launch human trafficking investigation after woman escapes Kershaw Co. house

The woman said she was drugged and held against her will by a man who is a convicted felon and registered sex offender.

New poll reveals tight race as Democratic presidential candidates cross S.C.

According to a recent NBC News/Marist Poll, Former Vice President Joe Biden is leading by four points in the Palmetto State.

Two face charges in connection to Red Springs murder; 1 still wanted

Police announced that two people have been charged in connection to a September murder in Red Springs.

  Lt. Gov. Evette looks to improve public transportation in Myrtle Beach, across state

Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette held a Regional Mass Transit Forum on Monday with the local community and business leaders at the Myrtle Beach Train Depot.

Two-vehicle crash on Highway 544 sends seven people to hospital

Horry County Fire Rescue, South Carolina Highway Patrol and City of Conway Fire Rescue responded just after 6 p.m. to Highway 544 and Singleton Ridge Road.

  WMBF Investigates: Potholes costing drivers and state of S.C.

Potholes are more than just a bump in the road for South Carolina drivers; the road hazard can cause major damage to cars and injuries to drivers.

  Horry County Democratic Party, GOP gear up for busy primary week

Local Democratic and Republican leaders are preparing for Saturday’s democratic presidential primary.

  Educators worry education reform could take back burner to Santee Cooper talks

Some educators say education overhaul efforts have slowed as state lawmakers try to figure out what to do with Santee Cooper.

1 killed, 1 hurt in early morning shootout in Robeson County, deputies say

A homicide investigation is underway after the sheriff’s office said a shootout early Monday morning left one person dead and another injured.

Three teens charged with arson after police respond to Seacoast Youth Academy, authorities say

Horry County police charged three teens early Monday morning after responding to the Seacoast Youth Academy for reported arson, according to an incident report.

Warrants: Man held people at knifepoint during robbery at Myrtle Beach Chinese restaurant

A man faces several serious charges in connection with a robbery at Chinese restaurant in Myrtle Beach.

Horry County officials to assess damage from recent flooding

Horry County officials said they are assessing damage to both residential and commercial structures to determine the impact of recent flooding.

FIRST ALERT: Mild with periods of rain

Rain will continue tonight into Tuesday morning.

Authorities look for person who stole chainsaw, tools from Santee Electric in Georgetown

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who reportedly broke into Santee Electric in Georgetown earlier this month.

N.C. agency joins search for missing Horry County woman

The search for a missing 61-year-old Horry County woman continued on Monday, as members of a North Carolina-based agency have begun assisting, according to authorities.