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    Conway mom killed with axe; police arrest boyfriend

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    Horry County Police were dispatched to the 3700 block of Comfort Ct. in Conway for a domestic violence call. The woman who called police said she got a call from her son saying he thought he killed his girlfriend. More>>

    "Magic Mike" sequel being filmed in Myrtle Beach

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    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A sequel for a major motion picture will feature Myrtle Beach next year. According to a document obtained by News13, film crews were along the Grand Strand during the Labor Day weekend filming scenes for "Magic Mike 2." Red Zone Pictures Inc. requested a film permit from the City of Myrtle Beach for August 30 - 31 and was seen filming areas near the Sky Wheel, 2nd Avenue Pier, the Slingshot, and Plyler Park. Jody Schiesser, Assistant Location Manager for Red Zone,... More>>

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

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

    Suspect dead, officer injured outside SC police headquarters

    Shooting outside police headquarters in Greenville leaves suspect dead, Shooting outside police headquarters in Greenville leaves suspect dead,
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    The Greenville County Coroner has identified the man who investigators say wounded a Greenville Police officer at the Law Enforcement Center. Evan Casey Bennett of Greenville was pronounced dead at the scene Monday night. The coroner says an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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    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>>

    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>>

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    • "Magic Mike" sequel being filmed in Myrtle Beach

      "Magic Mike" sequel being filmed in Myrtle Beach

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:07:14 GMT
      MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A sequel for a major motion picture will feature Myrtle Beach next year. According to a document obtained by News13, film crews were along the Grand Strand during the Labor Day weekend filming scenes for "Magic Mike 2." Red Zone Pictures Inc. requested a film permit from the City of Myrtle Beach for August 30 - 31 and was seen filming areas near the Sky Wheel, 2nd Avenue Pier, the Slingshot, and Plyler Park. Jody Schiesser, Assistant Location Manager for Red Zone,...
      MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A sequel for a major motion picture will feature Myrtle Beach next year. According to a document obtained by News13, film crews were along the Grand Strand during the Labor Day weekend filming scenes for "Magic Mike 2." Red Zone Pictures Inc. requested a film permit from the City of Myrtle Beach for August 30 - 31 and was seen filming areas near the Sky Wheel, 2nd Avenue Pier, the Slingshot, and Plyler Park. Jody Schiesser, Assistant Location Manager for Red Zone,...
    • SC man gets 20 years for shooting at his 20th birthday party in Georgetown County

      SC man gets 20 years for shooting at his 20th birthday party in Georgetown County

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:34:58 GMT
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      A South Carolina man was sentenced late last week in a shooting he committed at his birthday party last year -- in which 2 bullets from the shooting are still lodged in the victim, authorities said.
      A South Carolina man was sentenced late last week in a shooting he committed at his birthday party last year -- in which 2 bullets from the shooting are still lodged in the victim, authorities said.
    • CCU to host Waccamaw Water Quality Data Conference

      CCU to host Waccamaw Water Quality Data Conference

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:09:45 GMT
      Scientists from Coastal Carolina University and the Waccamaw RIVERKEEPER® Program are hosting the Waccamaw Water Quality Data Conference on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Burroughs Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, Room 100. The public is invited to attend.Topics that will be covered in the conference include:• Winyah Bay History – Lee Gordon Brockington, Belle Baruch Foundation• Colore...
      Scientists from Coastal Carolina University and the Waccamaw RIVERKEEPER® Program are hosting the Waccamaw Water Quality Data Conference on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Burroughs Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, Room 100. The public is invited to attend.Topics that will be covered in the conference include:• Winyah Bay History – Lee Gordon Brockington, Belle Baruch Foundation• Colore...
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    • Pamplico Cypress Festival Classic Car and Bike Show

      Pamplico Cypress Festival Classic Car and Bike Show

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:54:57 GMT
      The Pamplico Cypress Festival ClassicCar and Bike Show will be Saturday, September 20, from 9am until 3pm. It takes place on Main street in Pamplico. The Palmetto Cruise res are hosting the event. It features all kinds of classic cars and motorcycles. Registration is $20 and takes place between 9am and Noon. The festival also features carnival rides, food vendors, entertainment and music. Proceeds benefits the Toysfor Toys campaign.For more information call Davy McClary at 843-621-1946.
      The Pamplico Cypress Festival ClassicCar and Bike Show will be Saturday, September 20, from 9am until 3pm. It takes place on Main street in Pamplico. The Palmetto Cruise res are hosting the event. It features all kinds of classic cars and motorcycles. Registration is $20 and takes place between 9am and Noon. The festival also features carnival rides, food vendors, entertainment and music. Proceeds benefits the Toysfor Toys campaign.For more information call Davy McClary at 843-621-1946.
    • 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...
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    • Child, baby die after boat capsizes; SC woman charged with DUI

      Child, baby die after boat capsizes; SC woman charged with DUI

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:16:26 GMT
      Woman charged with DUI after boating crash kills 2 children.Woman charged with DUI after boating crash kills 2 children.
      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
      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
    • All-time antler records update now available on DNR website

      All-time antler records update now available on DNR website

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:34:39 GMT
      The South Carolina white-tailed deer Antler Records Program was initiated in the spring of 1974 and since that time, 6,389 sets of antlers (6,147 typical and 242 non-typical) have been officially entered into the list. Initially, scoring sessions were only conducted a few times each spring but, since 1987 antler scoring sessions have been scheduled throughout the state with approximately 12 sessions occurring annually. Each year SCDNR wildlife biologists and wildlife technicians score approxi...
      The South Carolina white-tailed deer Antler Records Program was initiated in the spring of 1974 and since that time, 6,389 sets of antlers (6,147 typical and 242 non-typical) have been officially entered into the list. Initially, scoring sessions were only conducted a few times each spring but, since 1987 antler scoring sessions have been scheduled throughout the state with approximately 12 sessions occurring annually. Each year SCDNR wildlife biologists and wildlife technicians score approxi...
    • Another American missionary doctor has Ebola

      Another American missionary doctor has Ebola

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-09-02 17:14:15 GMT
      Another American missionary has tested positive for the Ebola virus, according to SIM USA of Charlotte.
      Another American missionary has tested positive for the Ebola virus, according to SIM USA of Charlotte.
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    • Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins

      Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:03:08 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.
      Detroit's bankruptcy trial has adjourned for the day and will resume in the morning.
    • APNewsBreak: Girl said Uzi was too much for her

      APNewsBreak: Girl said Uzi was too much for her

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:02:35 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...
      A 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an instructor with an Uzi at an Arizona shooting range said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her and had hurt her shoulder, according to police...
    • Christie to Mexico on trade mission, 2016 politics

      Christie to Mexico on trade mission, 2016 politics

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:02:31 GMT
      New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Mexico on Wednesday, officially on a trade mission for his state. But he also is a potential 2016 presidential candidate, with a lot of swagger but little foreign policy...
      New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Mexico on Wednesday, officially on a trade mission for his state. But the trip also serves as schooling for Christie, a potential 2016 presidential candidate with a lot of...
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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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    • Conway mom killed with axe; police arrest boyfriend

      Conway mom killed with axe; police arrest boyfriend

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:09:38 GMT
      Horry County Police were dispatched to the 3700 block of Comfort Ct. in Conway for a domestic violence call. The woman who called police said she got a call from her son saying he thought he killed his girlfriend.
      Horry County Police were dispatched to the 3700 block of Comfort Ct. in Conway for a domestic violence call. The woman who called police said she got a call from her son saying he thought he killed his girlfriend.
    • 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...
    • 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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