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    SC toddler girl dies after being hit by golf cart in hospital parking lot

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    Police in Aiken are still investigating how a little girl died Tuesday after she was hit by a golf cart.The 3-year old, identified as Kirsten Grace Jones, was struck in the parking lot of Aiken Regional Medical Centers Monday afternoon. More>>

    Southern 500 returning to Labor Day in Darlington for 2015 Video included

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    The Southern 500, which traditionally was run on Labor Day at the Darlington Raceway until about 10 years ago, will be returning to that weekend date starting next year, NASCAR officials said Tuesday.The race will be on Sept. 6 2015 at the Darlington Raceway and is am More>>

    Surfside Beach Council may designate more funds for beach preservation Video included

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    SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - The Surfside Beach town council will meet Tuesday evening to begin discussions of a Beach Nourishment Ordinance. Council members told News13 the beach is an important asset to the Town of Surfside, so they want to begin efforts to maintain and
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    Florence County deputies chase suspect, make arrest after minor crash

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    Florence County Sheriff's Office deputies caught a man who lead them on a car and foot chase on Monday evening, officials said.The incident began at 7:14 pm at the intersection of Irby and Wilson streets when the driver of a 2014 Charger refused to pull over for a traffic stop,
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    Horry County store clerk's family shocked to learn shooting suspects are teens Video included

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    Horry County Police believe they have the three individuals responsible forshooting and robbing a store clerk at the Carolina Petro Gas Station off West Cox Ferry Rd. andHwy. 544.The victim of the armed robbery is Brett Small. According to a police report, Small More>>

    Florence nonprofit works to curb student homelessness

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    A new nonprofit in Florence works to combat student homelessness. More>>

    Horry County Board of Education Defer vote on $300 million building plan Video included

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    Monday night, the Horry County Board of Education deferred approving a multi hundred million dollar building project even though it was listed on the agenda.The more than $300 million building project includes renovations, additions and new schools throughout the county.News 13 asked Board Chairman Joe Defeo why the vote was deferred when it was advertised on the agenda for the evening."You're not making any $300 mill... More>>

    SC deputy on leave after video surfaces of violent arrest in Walmart Video included

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    An arrest Saturday led to some witnesses thinking the arresting officers went a little far.In a video sent to WSPA-TV, a man can be seen lying on the floor of the Walmart on Whitehorse Road and the deputies attempting to arrest him. Witnesses from the scene felt the officer's actions went too far More>>

    Family of missing Aynor teen speak one year after disappearance Video included

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    It's been one year since 19-year-old Zachary Malinowski went missing from Aynor. Police said he was last seen after a basketball game. A week later, his car was found burned in a wooded area off Valley Forge Road near Aynor. "It didn't get real until about a week after when they f More>>

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    • HWY 707 construction causes issues for Horry County students and parents

      HWY 707 construction causes issues for Horry County students and parents

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:53:42 GMT
      Thousands of Horry County students and their families are forced to sit in traffic due to Highway 707 construction in the St. James attendance areas.School Officials says Burgess Elementary (620 students), St. James Elementary (800 students), St. James Middle (1190), and St James High School (1400) are affected by the construction."It's bad, the traffic is terrible,” said Lori Thompson.Thompson was waiting at St. Jame...
      Thousands of Horry County students and their families are forced to sit in traffic due to Highway 707 construction in the St. James attendance areas.School Officials says Burgess Elementary (620 students), St. James Elementary (800 students), St. James Middle (1190), and St James High School (1400) are affected by the construction."It's bad, the traffic is terrible,” said Lori Thompson.Thompson was waiting at St. Jame...
    • 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...
    • Goodwill hosts "Hire Me" event for TJ maxx

      Goodwill hosts "Hire Me" event for TJ maxx

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:54:45 GMT
      Many people know Goodwill as a retail store, but the company's mission is to help people find employment. Goodwill hosts a series of "Hire Me" Job Fair events to help job seekers fill open positions in the community. They held an event at the Job Link Center in North Myrtle Beach for TJ Maxx. The store has a new location opening in and needs 100 new employees.Abby Sterowski visited the event to turn in an application and interview. She said she's applied 15-20 places and hasn't heard back."It...
      Many people know Goodwill as a retail store, but the company's mission is to help people find employment. Goodwill hosts a series of "Hire Me" Job Fair events to help job seekers fill open positions in the community. They held an event at the Job Link Center in North Myrtle Beach for TJ Maxx. The store has a new location opening in and needs 100 new employees.Abby Sterowski visited the event to turn in an application and interview. She said she's applied 15-20 places and hasn't heard back."It...
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    • Florence Two remains silent over grade tampering report

      Florence Two remains silent over grade tampering report

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:21:15 GMT
      Some question how 114 grades were changed at Hannah Pamplico High School. Some question how 114 grades were changed at Hannah Pamplico High School.
      Earlier this month, a News13 Investigation exposed a grade tampering scandal at Hannah-Pamplico High School.
      Earlier this month, a News13 Investigation exposed a grade tampering scandal at Hannah-Pamplico High School.
    • Darlington Humane Society close to winning $10k for new shelter

      Darlington Humane Society close to winning $10k for new shelter

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:38:45 GMT
      Darlington County Animal Shelterhas been entered to win a Facebook contest through Pet Paradise -- and they are in second place right now. Up for grabs: $10,000 for a new animal shelter!They are encouraging people to vote for them so they can use that money to help save
      Darlington County Animal Shelterhas been entered to win a Facebook contest through Pet Paradise -- and they are in second place right now. Up for grabs: $10,000 for a new animal shelter!They are encouraging people to vote for them so they can use that money to help save
    • It's National Dog Day! See photos of News13 viewers' pooches!

      It's National Dog Day! See photos of News13 viewers' pooches!

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:05:23 GMT
      National Dog Day! 2 of 100+ photos sent to News13!National Dog Day! 2 of 100+ photos sent to News13!
      In case you have not heard, Tuesday is National Dog Day.To celebrate the day, we thought to share this really entertaining video
      In case you have not heard, Tuesday is National Dog Day.To celebrate the day, we thought to share this really entertaining video
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    • USC increasing patrols after recent crimes; armed robbery suspect arrested

      USC increasing patrols after recent crimes; armed robbery suspect arrested

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:11:42 GMT
      40-year-old Kevin O’Neal was arrested Tuesday as a suspect in an armed robbery on USC’s Horseshoe last week.40-year-old Kevin O’Neal was arrested Tuesday as a suspect in an armed robbery on USC’s Horseshoe last week.
      By Robert KittleThe University of South Carolina is increasing patrols by campus police after four crimes in a week, three on campus and one just on the edge. A suspect in one of those crimes, an armed robbery, was arrested Tuesday.USC sends text message alerts to students and faculty to warn them of danger, and getting so many in a short time period has students worried about their safety. Sophomore Staci Toppi says, "I got text messages at like 2:30 in the morning and 4:30 in the morning, a...
      By Robert KittleThe University of South Carolina is increasing patrols by campus police after four crimes in a week, three on campus and one just on the edge. A suspect in one of those crimes, an armed robbery, was arrested Tuesday.USC sends text message alerts to students and faculty to warn them of danger, and getting so many in a short time period has students worried about their safety. Sophomore Staci Toppi says, "I got text messages at like 2:30 in the morning and 4:30 in the morning, a...
    • SC toddler girl dies after being hit by golf cart in hospital parking lot

      SC toddler girl dies after being hit by golf cart in hospital parking lot

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:22:38 GMT
      Kirsten Jones, age 3 in a Facebook photoKirsten Jones, age 3 in a Facebook photo
      Police in Aiken are still investigating how a little girl died Tuesday after she was hit by a golf cart.The 3-year old, identified as Kirsten Grace Jones, was struck in the parking lot of Aiken Regional Medical Centers Monday afternoon.
      Police in Aiken are still investigating how a little girl died Tuesday after she was hit by a golf cart.The 3-year old, identified as Kirsten Grace Jones, was struck in the parking lot of Aiken Regional Medical Centers Monday afternoon.
    • Sex assault reported at frat house of NC college

      Sex assault reported at frat house of NC college

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:02:45 GMT
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      North Carolina State University police said it received an anonymous tip concerning a sexual assault at a frat house.A female student told her residence adviser that she was assaulted Aug. 22 at the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity house. The residence adviser is obligated to file a
      North Carolina State University police said it received an anonymous tip concerning a sexual assault at a frat house.A female student told her residence adviser that she was assaulted Aug. 22 at the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity house. The residence adviser is obligated to file a
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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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    • Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

      Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:47:49 GMT
      A man who took a nearly $5,000 gold nugget from a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store offered to pay for it two days after his face appeared in photos distributed by the media.
      A man suspected of walking out of a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store with a gold nugget worth nearly $5,000 developed a conscience and paid for it - after his image was distributed by police through a "crime stoppers" program.
    • Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

      Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:27:46 GMT
      Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather.
      Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather.
    • Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

      Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:27:45 GMT
      A Maine lobsterman says one of his traps caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.
      A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.
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    • Go Ape Treetop Adventures opens Saturday in North Myrtle Beach

      Go Ape Treetop Adventures opens Saturday in North Myrtle Beach

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:22:56 GMT
      Go Ape Treetop Adventure at North Myrtle Beach is set to open Saturday August 30. The zip line and treetop adventure course is located at the North Myrtle Beach Park Sports Complex. The course has 5 zip lines, with 2 taking you across a 25 acre clear blue lake on the Southeast side of the park. The course is made up of numerous rope ladders and crossings to include the Spiders Web, Zigzag Bridge, Flying Carpet and Jungle Crossing, 2 Tarzan swings and 5 zip lines. Zip line #5 is Go Ape's long...
      Go Ape Treetop Adventure at North Myrtle Beach is set to open Saturday August 30. The zip line and treetop adventure course is located at the North Myrtle Beach Park Sports Complex. The course has 5 zip lines, with 2 taking you across a 25 acre clear blue lake on the Southeast side of the park. The course is made up of numerous rope ladders and crossings to include the Spiders Web, Zigzag Bridge, Flying Carpet and Jungle Crossing, 2 Tarzan swings and 5 zip lines. Zip line #5 is Go Ape's long...
    • NC college students create nail polish to help protect women from date rape

      NC college students create nail polish to help protect women from date rape

      Monday, August 25 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:33:52 GMT
      Students in the Materials Science Engineering department at North Carolina State University teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB often go undetected because they are often odorless and colorless. Rohypnol, used to be in white tablet form but recently it's been formulated as to be green with a blue core. The manufacturer made the change to try and identify tampered drinks at clubs. But generic versions of...
      Students in the Materials Science Engineering department at North Carolina State University teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB often go undetected because they are often odorless and colorless. Rohypnol, used to be in white tablet form but recently it's been formulated as to be green with a blue core. The manufacturer made the change to try and identify tampered drinks at clubs. But generic versions of...
    • 52 indicted in huge SC meth, pot and pill drug bust

      52 indicted in huge SC meth, pot and pill drug bust

      Friday, May 16 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-05-16 22:16:42 GMT
      Dozens of people have been indicted in connection with two Upstate drug operations -- one focusing on meth and another on prescription drugs and marijuana.
      Dozens of people have been indicted in connection with two Upstate drug operations -- one focusing on meth and another on prescription drugs and marijuana.
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