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    Darlington County may soon get a military vehicle. Darlington County may soon get a military vehicle.

    Military vehicle could find home in Darlington County's vehicle fleet

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    Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd recently acquired a mine-resistant armor protected vehicle, or MRAP, and now wants it a part of the county's fleet. More>>

    Horry County HS students begin receiving tablet learning devices

    Students at the Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology received their new Dell Venue digital learning devices on Tuesday morning. Students at the Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology received their new Dell Venue digital learning devices on Tuesday morning.
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    MYRTLE BEACH (WBTW) - The first Horry County high school students received their digital learning devices on Tuesday morning. More than 650 Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology students received their new Dell Venue tablet devices from school district officials. The students went through a sort of orientation on the devices and listened to policy and procedures spelled out by district officials and representatives from Microsoft. The students have gone through training on how to care for... More>>

    Staying employed after Labor Day in Myrtle Beach Video included

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    Labor Day means many businesses in Myrtle Beach scale back their operations, but not every store closes its doors."Last winter I was unemployed,” said Chris Durff.Durff works in the Gay Dolphin parking lot in Myrtle Beach.He moved to Myrtle Beach two years ago and says in the summer jobs are plentiful, but when the season ends it is a different story."During my off time, I was constantly looking for a job but you know... More>>

    Deer Processor prepares for good business during gun hunting season Video included

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    Gun season for dove and deer hunting started September 1.Roper Wilkes owns a deer processing business in Socastee called 707 Deer Processing. He said he checked 5 deer's the morning of opening day for gun season. One of those deer's belonged to Ethan Brekke."I was pumped up. I started standing up and I was just pumped up," said Brekke.Brekke is 11 years old and caught his first 6-point deer. He wanted to show it off, so he went to 707 Deer Processing."I'm probably going to mount it and then f... More>>

    Child, infant killed after boat capsizes; SC woman charged with DUI

    Woman charged with DUI after boating crash kills 2 children. Woman charged with DUI after boating crash kills 2 children.
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    Anderson County Emergency Officials have recovered the body of an infant in Lake Hartwell after a boat capsized Sunday evening around 8:55 p.m.According to Anderson County Sheriff John Skipper, the baby was recovered near the end of a boat dock in about 20 feet of water near Hickory Ridge Road in the Townville area.Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore tell us a nine-year-old child also died after the boat overturned. That child was airlifted to AnMed, but was already in cardiac arrest. Accordin... More>>

    Florence County deputies ask for help finding missing man

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    Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff's Office need your help in locating a missing Johnsonville man. Julius Lavarn Gamble, 23, of Johnsonville, was last seen on August 28, Gamble, also known as "Juju" is described as a black male, approximately 5'7" inches tall, weighing approximately 155 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.Anyone with knowledge or information regarding the location or whereabouts of Gamble is asked to contact Florence County Sheriff's Office investigators at (84... More>>

    Horry County Auditors issue warnings at area schools for out of state tags Video included

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    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- Field investigators with the Horry County Auditor's office began making their rounds through schools at the start of this school year.They're working to make sure cars are registered with state tags and taxes are paid. County auditors visit school drop off areas every morning and afternoon checking for out-of-state tags.When you move to South Carolina, you have 45 days to register your car and get a South Carolina license plate. Part of the tax money will go towards... More>>

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    • Horry County HS students begin receiving tablet learning devices

      Horry County HS students begin receiving tablet learning devices

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:37:22 GMT
      Students at the Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology received their new Dell Venue digital learning devices on Tuesday morning.Students at the Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology received their new Dell Venue digital learning devices on Tuesday morning.
      MYRTLE BEACH (WBTW) - The first Horry County high school students received their digital learning devices on Tuesday morning. More than 650 Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology students received their new Dell Venue tablet devices from school district officials. The students went through a sort of orientation on the devices and listened to policy and procedures spelled out by district officials and representatives from Microsoft. The students have gone through training on how to care for...
      MYRTLE BEACH (WBTW) - The first Horry County high school students received their digital learning devices on Tuesday morning. More than 650 Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology students received their new Dell Venue tablet devices from school district officials. The students went through a sort of orientation on the devices and listened to policy and procedures spelled out by district officials and representatives from Microsoft. The students have gone through training on how to care for...
    • Tropical Storm Dolly forms, heads towards Mexico

      Tropical Storm Dolly forms, heads towards Mexico

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:08:33 GMT
      As of early Tuesday, Tropical Depression #5 has been upgraded to our fourth named storm of the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season.
      As of early Tuesday, Tropical Depression #5 has been upgraded to our fourth named storm of the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season.
    • Staying employed after Labor Day in Myrtle Beach

      Staying employed after Labor Day in Myrtle Beach

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-09-02 10:12:51 GMT
      Labor Day means many businesses in Myrtle Beach scale back their operations, but not every store closes its doors."Last winter I was unemployed,” said Chris Durff.Durff works in the Gay Dolphin parking lot in Myrtle Beach.He moved to Myrtle Beach two years ago and says in the summer jobs are plentiful, but when the season ends it is a different story."During my off time, I was constantly looking for a job but you know...
      Labor Day means many businesses in Myrtle Beach scale back their operations, but not every store closes its doors."Last winter I was unemployed,” said Chris Durff.Durff works in the Gay Dolphin parking lot in Myrtle Beach.He moved to Myrtle Beach two years ago and says in the summer jobs are plentiful, but when the season ends it is a different story."During my off time, I was constantly looking for a job but you know...
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    • 550-mile natural gas pipeline would stretch into Robeson County

      550-mile natural gas pipeline would stretch into Robeson County

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:50:44 GMT
      Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.Gas is being relied upon to generate more of the nation's electricity in recent years because the enormous new domestic supplies have drastically lowered its price and it burns cleaner than the nation's other most important fuel for electric power, coal.The 550-mil...
      Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.Gas is being relied upon to generate more of the nation's electricity in recent years because the enormous new domestic supplies have drastically lowered its price and it burns cleaner than the nation's other most important fuel for electric power, coal.The 550-mil...
    • Primary day for parts of the Pee Dee and Grand Strand

      Primary day for parts of the Pee Dee and Grand Strand

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:56:56 GMT
      Tuesday is primary day to select candidates for Senate District 32, which covers Berkeley, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, and Williamsburg Counties. Voters in the following precincts can also vote in Tuesday's special election: Brownway, Inland, Pawley Swamp, and Port Harrelson. State Senate District seat 32 is currently vacant after former Senator J. Yancey McGill was appointed interim Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina in June 2014. Also, voters who live within the West Florence Fire Dis...
      Tuesday is primary day to select candidates for Senate District 32, which covers Berkeley, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, and Williamsburg Counties. Voters in the following precincts can also vote in Tuesday's special election: Brownway, Inland, Pawley Swamp, and Port Harrelson. State Senate District seat 32 is currently vacant after former Senator J. Yancey McGill was appointed interim Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina in June 2014. Also, voters who live within the West Florence Fire Dis...
    • Half brothers in prison for 30 years seek new trial in NC

      Half brothers in prison for 30 years seek new trial in NC

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:35 AM EDT2014-09-02 10:35:26 GMT
      Henry McCollum (L) Leon Brown (R)Henry McCollum (L) Leon Brown (R)
      Half brothers who have spent 30 years in prison for the killing and rape of an 11-year-old girl in North Carolina are asking to be released.Lawyers for 50-year-old Henry McCollum and 46-year-old Leon Brown say DNA analysis of a cigarette butt found at the crime scene in Robeson County link it to a man serving a life sentence for a similar rape and killing that took place a month later.The Center for Death Penalty Litigation says that man was the real killer of Sabrina Buie in 1983.The attorne...
      Half brothers who have spent 30 years in prison for the killing and rape of an 11-year-old girl in North Carolina are asking to be released.Lawyers for 50-year-old Henry McCollum and 46-year-old Leon Brown say DNA analysis of a cigarette butt found at the crime scene in Robeson County link it to a man serving a life sentence for a similar rape and killing that took place a month later.The Center for Death Penalty Litigation says that man was the real killer of Sabrina Buie in 1983.The attorne...
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    • Another flight diverted over legroom

      Another flight diverted over legroom

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:35:40 GMT
      Officials say a Delta Air Lines flight from New York to West Palm Beach was diverted because of a passenger dispute over a reclining seat.The flight was diverted to Jacksonville on Monday night. According to a report by the Jacksonville Airport Authority, 32-year-old Amy Fine of Boca Raton was resting her head on her tray table when the passenger ahead of her reclined the seat. The seat hit Fine's head, and witnesses say the two passengers began arguing. Flight attendants called Fine combativ...
      Officials say a Delta Air Lines flight from New York to West Palm Beach was diverted because of a passenger dispute over a reclining seat.The flight was diverted to Jacksonville on Monday night. According to a report by the Jacksonville Airport Authority, 32-year-old Amy Fine of Boca Raton was resting her head on her tray table when the passenger ahead of her reclined the seat. The seat hit Fine's head, and witnesses say the two passengers began arguing. Flight attendants called Fine combativ...
    • Michael Brown forum at Duke stirs emotions

      Michael Brown forum at Duke stirs emotions

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:49:15 GMT
      Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
      Duke University professors lead a panel discussion about race, the role of police and how social media coverage of street protests in Ferguson Missouri shaped the Michael Brown shooting death story.
      Duke University professors lead a panel discussion about race, the role of police and how social media coverage of street protests in Ferguson Missouri shaped the Michael Brown shooting death story.
    • Wedding canceled, but party goes on for charity

      Wedding canceled, but party goes on for charity

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:34:20 GMT
      Former groom decides to turn canceled wedding reception into fundraiser for needy children.Former groom decides to turn canceled wedding reception into fundraiser for needy children.
      A charity event in Pittsburgh raised thousands of dollars to benefit sick kids in developing countries Sunday. The background to the ball is one man's story of turning disappointment into generosity. For Phil Laboon this wasn't exactly the church entrance he planned to make on his wedding day. Phil's relationship had ended and the wedding he and his former bride planned had been canceled. But Phil decided to carry on, and host the reception in the name of a charity. Phil said, "That's like l...
      A charity event in Pittsburgh raised thousands of dollars to benefit sick kids in developing countries Sunday. The background to the ball is one man's story of turning disappointment into generosity. For Phil Laboon this wasn't exactly the church entrance he planned to make on his wedding day. Phil's relationship had ended and the wedding he and his former bride planned had been canceled. But Phil decided to carry on, and host the reception in the name of a charity. Phil said, "That's like l...
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    • Revel casino follows Showboat, closes its doors

      Revel casino follows Showboat, closes its doors

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:34:18 GMT
      Little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market, Revel will close its doors Tuesday morning.
      Atlantic City's newest casino - and its biggest, costliest flop - went out with barely a whimper.
    • Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

      Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:31:41 GMT
      Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.
      Starting Tuesday, lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out the city's billions of dollars in debt should be approved.
    • APNewsbreak: Girl said Uzi was too much for her

      APNewsbreak: Girl said Uzi was too much for her

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:21:21 GMT
      Police reports released Tuesday say a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona had said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much...
      Police reports released Tuesday say a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona had said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her...
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    • Leaders break ground on youth homeless shelter in Little River

      Leaders break ground on youth homeless shelter in Little River

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:30:53 GMT
      Leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new shelter for young people on the North End of the Strand. The Sea Haven for youth shelter is going up in Little River.Christina Jackson, the Executive Director for Sea Haven, said the one story building will house up to 16 youth at a time. That will double their capacity from what they currently house.The residential program will act like a home for youth ages 13 to 17 years old wh...
      Leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new shelter for young people on the North End of the Strand. The Sea Haven for youth shelter is going up in Little River.Christina Jackson, the Executive Director for Sea Haven, said the one story building will house up to 16 youth at a time. That will double their capacity from what they currently house.The residential program will act like a home for youth ages 13 to 17 years old wh...
    • McLeod Regional Medical Center recognized for stroke treatment

      McLeod Regional Medical Center recognized for stroke treatment

      Monday, August 25 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:41:49 GMT
      The Centers for Disease Control calls stroke, the fourth leading cause of death in this country. South Carolina has one of the nation's highest rates of death, due to stroke.That's why McLeod Regional Medical Center focuses Positively Carolina efforts to treat stroke victims.On Monday, the hospital held a celebration after it was awarded the Joint Commission's certification for an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.McLeod...
      The Centers for Disease Control calls stroke, the fourth leading cause of death in this country. South Carolina has one of the nation's highest rates of death, due to stroke.That's why McLeod Regional Medical Center focuses Positively Carolina efforts to treat stroke victims.On Monday, the hospital held a celebration after it was awarded the Joint Commission's certification for an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.McLeod...
    • Dillon leaders holds "Dillon's Got Talent"

      Dillon leaders holds "Dillon's Got Talent"

      Thursday, August 21 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:40:48 GMT
      Dillon county community leaders and law enforcement think they have a "Positively Carolina" idea. They organize a "Dillon's Got Talent" competition. They hope the competition will provide something positive for children to do to keep them off the streets and, hopefully, out of trouble. Registration for "Dillon's Got Talent" is Friday, August 29, 2014 from 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m and Sunday August 31, 2014 from 2:00 -5:00 p.m., at the Dillon Wellness Center. The registration fee is $20. Auditions...
      Dillon county community leaders and law enforcement think they have a "Positively Carolina" idea. They organize a "Dillon's Got Talent" competition. They hope the competition will provide something positive for children to do to keep them off the streets and, hopefully, out of trouble. Registration for "Dillon's Got Talent" is Friday, August 29, 2014 from 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m and Sunday August 31, 2014 from 2:00 -5:00 p.m., at the Dillon Wellness Center. The registration fee is $20. Auditions...
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    • Transgender teen to sue SC over license photo

      Transgender teen to sue SC over license photo

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:37 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:37:33 GMT
      An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.The Transgender Legal Defense Education Fund said it will file a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday. The boy, Chase Culpepper, his mother and the director of the fund also plan to talk to reporters in Columbia.The DMV wouldn't let Culpepper wear his makeup for the...
      An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.The Transgender Legal Defense Education Fund said it will file a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday. The boy, Chase Culpepper, his mother and the director of the fund also plan to talk to reporters in Columbia.The DMV wouldn't let Culpepper wear his makeup for the...
    • Teen accused of killing mother, dismembering her body; according to deputies

      Teen accused of killing mother, dismembering her body; according to deputies

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:10:13 GMT
      Tyrese Landrum accused of killing his mother and dismembering her body.Tyrese Landrum accused of killing his mother and dismembering her body.
      A Lee County teenager is behind bars, accused of killing his own mother and hiding her body parts around the home.The sheriff's office says 15-year-old Tyrese Landrum has been charged with murder in death of his mother, 42-year-old Tamara Davis of North Fort Myers. Davis was first reported missing on August 24.On Sunday, deputies responded after reports of a strong smell coming from the home. When they arrived, they located Davis' body.Neighbors who talked to WBBH in Fort Myers say detectives...
      A Lee County teenager is behind bars, accused of killing his own mother and hiding her body parts around the home.The sheriff's office says 15-year-old Tyrese Landrum has been charged with murder in death of his mother, 42-year-old Tamara Davis of North Fort Myers. Davis was first reported missing on August 24.On Sunday, deputies responded after reports of a strong smell coming from the home. When they arrived, they located Davis' body.Neighbors who talked to WBBH in Fort Myers say detectives...
    • Up to 35 underage arrests at 'I'm Shmacked' event in North Myrtle Beach

      Up to 35 underage arrests at 'I'm Shmacked' event in North Myrtle Beach

      Friday, August 29 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:02:37 GMT
      Twitter image from House of Blues on Thursday night from Dionysus on TwitterTwitter image from House of Blues on Thursday night from Dionysus on Twitter
      Up to 35 people were arrested on a variety of charges at a concert at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach on Thursday night, officials said. North Myrtle Beach Police are still processing reports from the event, which was a concert by a band called “I'm Shmacked.”
      Up to 35 people were arrested on a variety of charges at a concert at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach on Thursday night, officials said. North Myrtle Beach Police are still processing reports from the event, which was a concert by a band called “I'm Shmacked.”
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