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    Over 800 sign petition to make Conway smoke-free indoors Video included

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    On Monday, the wellness council for South Carolina approached the City of Conway to draft an ordinance to make the city smoke-free indoors.Dr. Daniel Falk and his wife Kristi discussed their "Breath Clean Conway" campaign on Tuesday.
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    Nearly 60 arrested in SC town's 4-day prostitution sting

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    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.  Of the 59 people 33 of them were "Johns", 25 were prostitutes, and one was arrested as a pimp for aiding and abetting. More>>

    3rd suspect nabbed in Memorial Day shooting in Myrtle Beach

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    A third suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting that happened at the Fountainbleau Inn in Myrtle Beach over the Memorial Day weekend, Myrtle Beach Police confirmed Tuesday.Capt. David Knipes of the Myrtle Beach Police said that Tristan Datre Payne, age 24,
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    Students in North Myrtle Beach welcome three new elementary schools for 2014-2015 school year Video included

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    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) – Teachers and parents across Horry County head back to classes for the beginning of a new school year Wednesday morning.For many students in North Myrtle Beach, the new school year means some shifting in schools. Because of new attendance lines, North Myrtle Beach Primary is now Ocean Drive Elementary. North Myrtle Beach Elementary School is now Riverside Elementary and North Myrtle Beach Intermediate is now Waterway Elementary.District leaders made the change... More>>

    Andrews man dies when tree falls on fishing boat

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    A man from Georgetown County died while he was fishing in the Lamberttown community Tuesday morning, the South Strand News reported. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is investigating the incident that
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    Baby found in house as SC trio charged with making meth

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    Three people are behind bars after being arrested by Berkeley County Sheriff's Office deputies on meth charges.Deputies say they arrested the suspects at a home in the 500 block of McCrystal Circle in Moncks Corner following an investigation. More>>

    Patient info stolen in hacker attack, several Pee Dee hospitals impacted Video included

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    FLORENCE (WBTW) - Hospital operator Community Health Systems says a cyber attack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year. That may impact patients and families in the Eastern Carolinas. The Franklin, Tennessee, company says no medical or credit card records were taken in the attack, which may have happened in April and June. But Community says the attack did bypass... More>>

    Friends remember Pee Dee paramedic found in Lake Marion Video included

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    Search teams found a Pee Dee man dead on Lake Marion over the weekend.The Claredon County coroner's office says crews found the body of 29-year-old Jeffery Brigman around 9:30 a.m. Sunday.He disappeared Friday night while on the lake with his family. Brigman worked at Carolina Medcare as a paramedic in Florence.However, for many of Brigman's friends his loss was a tough pill to swallow."I've loved him for a long time.... More>>

    Ex-solicitor's office worker exposed private parts at Florence mall several times, deputies say

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    A Florence man has been charged with indecent exposure after authorities say he exposed his private parts several times at a local mall.Mark Andrews Manning, age 54, of Florence was arrested by In More>>

    Myrtle Beach City officials plan for next year's Memorial Day Weekend Video included

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    Monday, Myrtle Beach City Council held a private session to discuss plans for next year's Memorial Day Weekend after the shootings and murders that occurred this year.Three months ago, several shootings and murders left Myrtle Beach residents and tourists demanding change from city officials.Many believed the shootings stemmed from Atlantic Beach's Memorial Day Bike Fest. Governor Nikki Haley even called for an end to... More>>

    Storm knocks out power for 3200 customers near Socastee

    Photo by taken Eric Lemons by his daughter from car heading south on 17 Bypass Photo by taken Eric Lemons by his daughter from car heading south on 17 Bypass
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    There were numerous power outages reported in the Socastee area after a storm moved through the area on Monday evening. More than 1600 customers were affected by several power outages in the area north of US 17 Bypass and SC 544, according to Santee Cooper.
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    Brazen 'sliding' thieves targeting cars at SC gas pumps, sheriff warns

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    It's a crime of opportunity cops call "sliding." Thieves are targeting unsuspecting motorists while they are pumping gas -- and it only takes seconds.It's a trend that's on the rise nationwide.Imagine you are getting out of your car to pump gas, leaving your door unlocked. More>>

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    • Students in North Myrtle Beach welcome three new elementary schools for 2014-2015 school year

      Students in North Myrtle Beach welcome three new elementary schools for 2014-2015 school year

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:12:01 GMT
      NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) – Teachers and parents across Horry County head back to classes for the beginning of a new school year Wednesday morning.For many students in North Myrtle Beach, the new school year means some shifting in schools. Because of new attendance lines, North Myrtle Beach Primary is now Ocean Drive Elementary. North Myrtle Beach Elementary School is now Riverside Elementary and North Myrtle Beach Intermediate is now Waterway Elementary.District leaders made the change...
      NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) – Teachers and parents across Horry County head back to classes for the beginning of a new school year Wednesday morning.For many students in North Myrtle Beach, the new school year means some shifting in schools. Because of new attendance lines, North Myrtle Beach Primary is now Ocean Drive Elementary. North Myrtle Beach Elementary School is now Riverside Elementary and North Myrtle Beach Intermediate is now Waterway Elementary.District leaders made the change...
    • Myrtle Beach woman beat up man after he 'passed gas' in her face, police say

      Myrtle Beach woman beat up man after he 'passed gas' in her face, police say

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:26:05 GMT
      A Myrtle Beach man and woman were arrested after they came to blows in a fight sparked when the man allegedly “passed gas” near the woman’s face, according to a Myrtle Beach Police report. The incident happened on Monday night around 7:45 pm at a house in the 900
      A Myrtle Beach man and woman were arrested after they came to blows in a fight sparked when the man allegedly “passed gas” near the woman’s face, according to a Myrtle Beach Police report. The incident happened on Monday night around 7:45 pm at a house in the 900
    • Over 800 sign petition to make Conway smoke-free indoors

      Over 800 sign petition to make Conway smoke-free indoors

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:49:00 GMT
      On Monday, the wellness council for South Carolina approached the City of Conway to draft an ordinance to make the city smoke-free indoors.Dr. Daniel Falk and his wife Kristi discussed their "Breath Clean Conway" campaign on Tuesday.
      On Monday, the wellness council for South Carolina approached the City of Conway to draft an ordinance to make the city smoke-free indoors.Dr. Daniel Falk and his wife Kristi discussed their "Breath Clean Conway" campaign on Tuesday.
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    • Darlington County Coroner releases victims name in Kirven Street shooting

      Darlington County Coroner releases victims name in Kirven Street shooting

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:49:49 GMT
      The Darlington City Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurredTuesdaynight just before 10. The incident happened on Kirven Street. Police say a43-year-old man was found dead when they arrived. Investigators are working the scene but so far no suspects have been arrested.If you have any information you are asked to contact the police department at 843-398-4026.
      The Darlington City Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurredTuesdaynight just before 10. The incident happened on Kirven Street. Police say a43-year-old man was found dead when they arrived. Investigators are working the scene but so far no suspects have been arrested.If you have any information you are asked to contact the police department at 843-398-4026.
    • FMU’s Warters among political experts to discuss gubernatorial election

      FMU’s Warters among political experts to discuss gubernatorial election

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:49:53 GMT
      Dr. Alissa Warters, associate professor of political science and director of The Robert E. McNair Center for Research and Service at Francis Marion University, will take her place among the top five political scholars in the state to open discussion about the upcoming gubernatorial campaign and election at the University of South Carolina on Thursday, Aug. 21. The rematch between incumbent S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley and ch...
      Dr. Alissa Warters, associate professor of political science and director of The Robert E. McNair Center for Research and Service at Francis Marion University, will take her place among the top five political scholars in the state to open discussion about the upcoming gubernatorial campaign and election at the University of South Carolina on Thursday, Aug. 21. The rematch between incumbent S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley and ch...
    • News13 anchors share their "Back-To-School" photos

      News13 anchors share their "Back-To-School" photos

      MYRTLE BEACH, SC - News13 news anchors and morning reporter Jonee Lewis shared some of their finest "back-to-school" photos when they were kids. We thank them for sharing these pictures and hope you and your children like them as well!
      MYRTLE BEACH, SC - News13 news anchors and morning reporter Jonee Lewis shared some of their finest "back-to-school" photos when they were kids. We thank them for sharing these pictures and hope you and your children like them as well!
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    • Man caught with 299 sea turtle eggs

      Man caught with 299 sea turtle eggs

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:11:19 GMT
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      The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a St. Lucie County man was caught with nearly 300 stolen sea turtle eggs.The FWC says they received a tip the man was on Diamond Sands beach taking the eggs. Officers responded to discover a disturbed sea turtle nest and 55-year-old James Odel McGriff of Riviera Beach to have a total of 299 eggs in his backpack. McGriff was booked into the St. Lucie County jail.? The FWC says McGriff was also arrested in 2002 for selling 12 eggs to an...
      The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a St. Lucie County man was caught with nearly 300 stolen sea turtle eggs.The FWC says they received a tip the man was on Diamond Sands beach taking the eggs. Officers responded to discover a disturbed sea turtle nest and 55-year-old James Odel McGriff of Riviera Beach to have a total of 299 eggs in his backpack. McGriff was booked into the St. Lucie County jail.? The FWC says McGriff was also arrested in 2002 for selling 12 eggs to an...
    • Spokesperson: Greenville Zoo giraffe delivers stillborn calf

      Spokesperson: Greenville Zoo giraffe delivers stillborn calf

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:03 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:03:08 GMT
      Sad news from the Greenville Zoo Wednesday morning as we've learned Autumn has given birth to a stillborn baby giraffe. City spokeswoman, Tara Eaker, says zoo staff confirmed the news around 3:25 a.m. Zoo staff were on-hand to monitor Autumn during the delivery.Autumn is currently doing well, but will remain off exhibit today so that she can be closely observed.A necropsy will be performed on the calf later Wednesday morning.Zoo staff will provide media statements when more information is ava...
      Sad news from the Greenville Zoo Wednesday morning as we've learned Autumn has given birth to a stillborn baby giraffe. City spokeswoman, Tara Eaker, says zoo staff confirmed the news around 3:25 a.m. Zoo staff were on-hand to monitor Autumn during the delivery.Autumn is currently doing well, but will remain off exhibit today so that she can be closely observed.A necropsy will be performed on the calf later Wednesday morning.Zoo staff will provide media statements when more information is ava...
    • SC letter carrier saves choking toddler

      SC letter carrier saves choking toddler

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:33 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:33:50 GMT
      Stephanie Cooper is getting ready to celebrate her son's first birthday this weekend and she says she has Chris Brown to thank. Brown is a 24-year veteran with the post office and was outside last Friday when she came running out of her home asking for help. Her son, Eli, is curious like many kids and put a plastic wrapper in his mouth that became lodged in his throat. Stephanie tried to get it out but couldn't.Brown ...
      Stephanie Cooper is getting ready to celebrate her son's first birthday this weekend and she says she has Chris Brown to thank. Brown is a 24-year veteran with the post office and was outside last Friday when she came running out of her home asking for help. Her son, Eli, is curious like many kids and put a plastic wrapper in his mouth that became lodged in his throat. Stephanie tried to get it out but couldn't.Brown ...
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    • Metropolitan Opera reaches deal with stagehands

      Metropolitan Opera reaches deal with stagehands

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:45 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:45:09 GMT
      New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.
      New York City's Metropolitan Opera reached a deal early Wednesday with its stagehands and said it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions.
    • Floods lead to dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

      Floods lead to dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:35:50 GMT
      Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save...
      Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save people...
    • Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

      Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:05 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:05:39 GMT
      Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream.
      Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream.
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    • Horry County Police Department raises money for the Special Olympics

      Horry County Police Department raises money for the Special Olympics

      Thursday, August 14 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:20:32 GMT
      Horry County Police hosted its annual fundraiser Thursday to raise money for the Special Olympics.The three-day campaign started Thursday with a donut-eating contest.All competitors had five minutes to knock back some Krispy Kreme donuts.Whoever ate the most won!The winner is Cody Burroughs with the Horry County Police Department. He ate 12 donuts in just over 3 minutes. Anyone who donates $20 will get a 2014 law enforcement torch run t-shirt.
      Horry County Police hosted its annual fundraiser Thursday to raise money for the Special Olympics.The three-day campaign started Thursday with a donut-eating contest.All competitors had five minutes to knock back some Krispy Kreme donuts.Whoever ate the most won!The winner is Cody Burroughs with the Horry County Police Department. He ate 12 donuts in just over 3 minutes. Anyone who donates $20 will get a 2014 law enforcement torch run t-shirt.
    • Dairy Queen raises money for Children's Miracle Network

      Dairy Queen raises money for Children's Miracle Network

      Thursday, August 14 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:19:11 GMT
      Dairy Queen donated at least $1 from every Blizzard it sold Thursday to the Children's Miracle Network to help sick children in the area.For 30 years, Dairy Queen has raised more than $100 million for CMN.Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care.
      Dairy Queen donated at least $1 from every Blizzard it sold Thursday to the Children's Miracle Network to help sick children in the area.For 30 years, Dairy Queen has raised more than $100 million for CMN.Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care.
    • Man with ALS thankful for those taking the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

      Man with ALS thankful for those taking the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

      Wednesday, August 13 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-08-14 01:49:36 GMT
      A big movement across social media platforms has prompted big donations for ALS research. The ice bucket challengeis helpingthose with Lou Gehrig's Disease.Thousands of people are pouring ice water on themselves and challenging others to do the same.  ...
      A big movement across social media platforms has prompted big donations for ALS research. The ice bucket challengeis helpingthose with Lou Gehrig's Disease.Thousands of people are pouring ice water on themselves and challenging others to do the same.  ...
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    • Nearly 60 arrested in SC town's 4-day prostitution sting

      Nearly 60 arrested in SC town's 4-day prostitution sting

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:42:19 GMT
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      Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.  Of the 59 people 33 of them were "Johns", 25 were prostitutes, and one was arrested as a pimp for aiding and abetting.
      Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.  Of the 59 people 33 of them were "Johns", 25 were prostitutes, and one was arrested as a pimp for aiding and abetting.
    • Brazen 'sliding' thieves targeting cars at SC gas pumps, sheriff warns

      Brazen 'sliding' thieves targeting cars at SC gas pumps, sheriff warns

      Monday, August 18 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:34:12 GMT
      It's a crime of opportunity cops call "sliding." Thieves are targeting unsuspecting motorists while they are pumping gas -- and it only takes seconds.It's a trend that's on the rise nationwide.Imagine you are getting out of your car to pump gas, leaving your door unlocked.
      It's a crime of opportunity cops call "sliding." Thieves are targeting unsuspecting motorists while they are pumping gas -- and it only takes seconds.It's a trend that's on the rise nationwide.Imagine you are getting out of your car to pump gas, leaving your door unlocked.
    • Couple plunge to death while taking 'selfie' as their children watch in horror

      Couple plunge to death while taking 'selfie' as their children watch in horror

      Monday, August 11 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:02:44 GMT
      An image from Stillman Leaders Twitter feed showing some folks at the cliffs last summer.An image from Stillman Leaders Twitter feed showing some folks at the cliffs last summer.
      A couple 'taking a selfie' on the edge of a cliff died when they fell hundreds of feet while their young children watched.. The Polish couple died after falling from the rocky edge in Cabo da Roca, western Portugal.
      A couple 'taking a selfie' on the edge of a cliff died when they fell hundreds of feet while their young children watched.. The Polish couple died after falling from the rocky edge in Cabo da Roca, western Portugal.
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