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    Deputies: Manhunt suspect in custody

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    Florence County Sheriff's deputies search a wooded area south of Pamplico near Salem Road.Deputies are looking for person of interest wanted for questioning in the disappearance of a missing person. When investigators approached the person during a traffic stop he fled into the woods.Authorities are not releasing the person of interest's name or description.Count on wbtw.com and News13 to keep you covered as more details become available. More>>

    Horry County Police investigates woman's murder

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    HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler ruled a 21-year-old's death a homicide.He says Eboni Drayton, of the Conway area, was pronounced dead Friday night around 9:00. He says an autopsy revealed Drayton died of blunt force trauma. He ruled her manner-of-death a homicide.He says it happened off of 701 in Horry County.We are awaiting more information from the Horry County Police Department. Stay with News 13 and WBTW.com as more information becomes available. More>>

    Hard work and "sweat" help to restore Rosenwald Elementary-Middle school's playground Video included

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    Saturday's are usually designated as a day spent doing yard work.It's an all day task, dreaded by most when it rolls around.However, for some folks in Darlington County on Saturday they may have had a hard time agreeing to that."How can I sit home this morning and not come when I preached to a congregation of folks last night and told them...hey the harvest is plentiful. We all got to get out there and roll up our sle... More>>

    Hundreds gather for third annual rice festival

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    Hundreds celebrated the Pee Dee's rich history on Saturday at the third annual Community Rice Festival in Darlington County.New Hopewell Baptist Church and New Vision Development Corporation hosted the event.Festivities included variety of vendors and entertainment, along with fun for the kids."We want to show them that they can actually be successful, they can prosper, they can actually live within their socio-econom... More>>

    Clio, Blenheim Fire Departments put out Saturday morning blaze

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    MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - The Clio Rural Fire Department and Blenheim Fire Department responded to a single-family home fire around 7 a.m. Saturday morning. Marlboro County Fire Coordinator Keith Hughes says when firefighters arrived on the scene near Wanda and Gregory Streets, the home was fully engulfed with flames. He says the home is a total loss and that a barn near it was also damaged.Hughes says no one was injured in the fire. The fire departments continue to investigate a cause. More>>

    North Myrtle Beach man dies a week after crash

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    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler says a man died nearly a week after his motorcycle crashed on the north end.He says Michael Paley, 55, of North Myrtle Beach, was pronounced dead Friday night. Fowler says Paley was not wearing a helmet when his motorcycle crashed on Highway 31, near mile marker 5. The crash happened Saturday, August 23 around 7 p.m. More>>

    Search continues for missing Darlington County man

    Vincent Moore, who is missing. Photo from Darlington County Sheriff Vincent Moore, who is missing. Photo from Darlington County Sheriff
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    Vincent Moore, 52, went missing from his West Old Camden Road in Hartsville on Tuesday afternoon. He was reportedly headed to the Columbia area. His sister in Columbia never heard from him. Moore has known medical conditions and left medications at
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    Up to 35 underage arrests at 'I'm Shmacked' event in North Myrtle Beach

    Twitter image from House of Blues on Thursday night from Dionysus on Twitter Twitter image from House of Blues on Thursday night from Dionysus on Twitter
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    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.” More>>

    $7.5M in road, utility projects along US-17 in North Myrtle Beach

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    Two construction projects will bring an estimated $7.5 million in upgrades to a busy stretch of US-17 in Horry County.The City of North Myrtle Beach expects work to begin within the next month on an underground utility project along US-17 in front of Barefoot Landing. The project will stretch from Ocean Creek Drive to 46th Avenue South. Work to move utilities underground will cost an estimated $5 million. Kevin Blayton, with the City of North Myrtle Beach, tells News13 work onintersection imp... More>>

    Robeson County veterinarian bit at rabies clinic

    Dr. Brooks was bit by a pit bull during a rabies clinic. Dr. Brooks was bit by a pit bull during a rabies clinic.
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    A local veterinarian who was trying to give a dog a rabies vaccination shot suffered a serious dog bite to his face. The White House Fire Department was hosting the clinic for the Robeson County Veterinary Medical Association Thursday. Dr. David E. Brooks, of the Pembroke Veterinary Hospital, reportedly went to a vehicle to give a shot to a pit bull when it bit his lip. Dr. Brooks underwent surgery and is on his way home Friday, according to the folks at Pembroke Veterinary Hospital. He will ... More>>

    Huge traffic backup after serious crash on I-20

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    A major crash on I-20 a few miles west of the I-95 interchange has blocked lanes on Friday afternoon.The crash happened around 4:30 pm about 2 miles west of Exit 131-US 401.Around 5:30, the Darlington County Sheriff posted a Facebook photo that showed a helicopter More>>

    Florence County gets a Miracle League team Video included

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    Some Pee Dee parents who wanted to start a Miracle League in Florence met with Florence County council to request the league.Council agreed and now Florence has a Miracle League.Miracle League is baseball for children 4 years and older with special needs who would not normally get the opportunity to participate in sports. Parents can register their child at Florence County Parks and Recreation until September 3, 2014.Registration is free! The first game is September 8, 2014 at 6:00 p.m."As to... More>>

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    • Go Ape Treetop Adventures opens in North Myrtle Beach

      Go Ape Treetop Adventures opens in North Myrtle Beach

      Saturday, August 30 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-30 21:00:01 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...
    • North Myrtle Beach man dies a week after crash

      North Myrtle Beach man dies a week after crash

      Saturday, August 30 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:11:10 GMT
      NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler says a man died nearly a week after his motorcycle crashed on the north end.He says Michael Paley, 55, of North Myrtle Beach, was pronounced dead Friday night. Fowler says Paley was not wearing a helmet when his motorcycle crashed on Highway 31, near mile marker 5. The crash happened Saturday, August 23 around 7 p.m.
      NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler says a man died nearly a week after his motorcycle crashed on the north end.He says Michael Paley, 55, of North Myrtle Beach, was pronounced dead Friday night. Fowler says Paley was not wearing a helmet when his motorcycle crashed on Highway 31, near mile marker 5. The crash happened Saturday, August 23 around 7 p.m.
    • Horry County Police investigates woman's murder

      Horry County Police investigates woman's murder

      Saturday, August 30 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:10:19 GMT
      HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler ruled a 21-year-old's death a homicide.He says Eboni Drayton, of the Conway area, was pronounced dead Friday night around 9:00. He says an autopsy revealed Drayton died of blunt force trauma. He ruled her manner-of-death a homicide.He says it happened off of 701 in Horry County.We are awaiting more information from the Horry County Police Department. Stay with News 13 and WBTW.com as more information becomes available.
      HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler ruled a 21-year-old's death a homicide.He says Eboni Drayton, of the Conway area, was pronounced dead Friday night around 9:00. He says an autopsy revealed Drayton died of blunt force trauma. He ruled her manner-of-death a homicide.He says it happened off of 701 in Horry County.We are awaiting more information from the Horry County Police Department. Stay with News 13 and WBTW.com as more information becomes available.
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    • Hard work and "sweat" help to restore Rosenwald Elementary-Middle school's playground

      Hard work and "sweat" help to restore Rosenwald Elementary-Middle school's playground

      Saturday, August 30 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:38:27 GMT
      Saturday's are usually designated as a day spent doing yard work.It's an all day task, dreaded by most when it rolls around.However, for some folks in Darlington County on Saturday they may have had a hard time agreeing to that."How can I sit home this morning and not come when I preached to a congregation of folks last night and told them...hey the harvest is plentiful. We all got to get out there and roll up our sle...
      Saturday's are usually designated as a day spent doing yard work.It's an all day task, dreaded by most when it rolls around.However, for some folks in Darlington County on Saturday they may have had a hard time agreeing to that."How can I sit home this morning and not come when I preached to a congregation of folks last night and told them...hey the harvest is plentiful. We all got to get out there and roll up our sle...
    • Hundreds gather for third annual rice festival

      Hundreds gather for third annual rice festival

      Saturday, August 30 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:17:31 GMT
      Hundreds celebrated the Pee Dee's rich history on Saturday at the third annual Community Rice Festival in Darlington County.New Hopewell Baptist Church and New Vision Development Corporation hosted the event.Festivities included variety of vendors and entertainment, along with fun for the kids."We want to show them that they can actually be successful, they can prosper, they can actually live within their socio-econom...
      Hundreds celebrated the Pee Dee's rich history on Saturday at the third annual Community Rice Festival in Darlington County.New Hopewell Baptist Church and New Vision Development Corporation hosted the event.Festivities included variety of vendors and entertainment, along with fun for the kids."We want to show them that they can actually be successful, they can prosper, they can actually live within their socio-econom...
    • Deputies: Manhunt suspect in custody

      Deputies: Manhunt suspect in custody

      Saturday, August 30 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-08-30 20:36:17 GMT
      Florence County Sheriff's deputies search a wooded area south of Pamplico near Salem Road.Deputies are looking for person of interest wanted for questioning in the disappearance of a missing person. When investigators approached the person during a traffic stop he fled into the woods.Authorities are not releasing the person of interest's name or description.Count on wbtw.com and News13 to keep you covered as more details become available.
      Florence County Sheriff's deputies search a wooded area south of Pamplico near Salem Road.Deputies are looking for person of interest wanted for questioning in the disappearance of a missing person. When investigators approached the person during a traffic stop he fled into the woods.Authorities are not releasing the person of interest's name or description.Count on wbtw.com and News13 to keep you covered as more details become available.
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    • Plant with 200 workers closing in Chatham County

      Plant with 200 workers closing in Chatham County

      A plant that makes industrial fibers is closing in Chatham County, leaving at least 140 people without a job.
      A plant that makes industrial fibers is closing in Chatham County, leaving at least 140 people without a job.
    • Democratic US Senate candidates running to win

      Democratic US Senate candidates running to win

      This year's elections give Democrats in South Carolina a rare opportunity to flip the state's leadership away from the Republican party. But they will have to overcome decades of Republicans gathering power...
      This year's elections give Democrats in South Carolina a rare opportunity to flip the state's leadership away from the Republican party. But they will have to overcome decades of Republicans gathering power to do it.
    • Fact Check: Sheheen ad says Haley "hid" computer hacking scandal

      Fact Check: Sheheen ad says Haley "hid" computer hacking scandal

      Friday, August 29 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-08-30 00:24:12 GMT
      By Robert KittleA new TV ad from Democratic candidate for South Carolina Vincent Sheheen attacks Gov. Nikki Haley for her handling of the security breach at the state Department of Revenue in 2012.The ad says, "When hackers stole the Social Security numbers of 3.6 million South Carolinians, Haley hid it from us for over two weeks."It's true that Gov. Haley waited more than two weeks to announce the breach, but there's a reason she didn't. The State Law Enforcement Division and the Secret Serv...
      By Robert KittleA new TV ad from Democratic candidate for South Carolina Vincent Sheheen attacks Gov. Nikki Haley for her handling of the security breach at the state Department of Revenue in 2012.The ad says, "When hackers stole the Social Security numbers of 3.6 million South Carolinians, Haley hid it from us for over two weeks."It's true that Gov. Haley waited more than two weeks to announce the breach, but there's a reason she didn't. The State Law Enforcement Division and the Secret Serv...
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    • Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

      Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

      Sunday, August 31 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-08-31 06:00:29 GMT
      Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than...
      Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen...
    • Moderate earthquake hits region near Fairbanks

      Moderate earthquake hits region near Fairbanks

      Sunday, August 31 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:01:40 GMT
      The Alaska Earthquake Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.
      The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.
    • Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town

      Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town

      Saturday, August 30 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-08-31 03:20:39 GMT
      The Pentagon says the U.S. military has conducted airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid to the beleaguered Iraqi city of Amirli, where thousands of Shiite Turkomen have been cut off from food and water for nearly...
      Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said...
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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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    • Siblings charged with incest in truck after watching 'The Notebook' near Savannah

      Siblings charged with incest in truck after watching 'The Notebook' near Savannah

      Thursday, August 28 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:00:20 GMT
      Buckner and Savoy (images from WSAV)Buckner and Savoy (images from WSAV)
      Siblings from just outside Savannah have been charged with incest after they had sex in a truck near a school just after watching a romance movie, deputies say.The Effingham County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Christopher Buckner of Guyton and her half-brother,
      Siblings from just outside Savannah have been charged with incest after they had sex in a truck near a school just after watching a romance movie, deputies say.The Effingham County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Christopher Buckner of Guyton and her half-brother,
    • Deputies: Manhunt suspect in custody

      Deputies: Manhunt suspect in custody

      Saturday, August 30 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-08-30 20:36:17 GMT
      Florence County Sheriff's deputies search a wooded area south of Pamplico near Salem Road.Deputies are looking for person of interest wanted for questioning in the disappearance of a missing person. When investigators approached the person during a traffic stop he fled into the woods.Authorities are not releasing the person of interest's name or description.Count on wbtw.com and News13 to keep you covered as more details become available.
      Florence County Sheriff's deputies search a wooded area south of Pamplico near Salem Road.Deputies are looking for person of interest wanted for questioning in the disappearance of a missing person. When investigators approached the person during a traffic stop he fled into the woods.Authorities are not releasing the person of interest's name or description.Count on wbtw.com and News13 to keep you covered as more details become available.
    • Huge traffic backup after serious crash on I-20

      Huge traffic backup after serious crash on I-20

      Friday, August 29 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:34:38 GMT
      A major crash on I-20 a few miles west of the I-95 interchange has blocked lanes on Friday afternoon.The crash happened around 4:30 pm about 2 miles west of Exit 131-US 401.Around 5:30, the Darlington County Sheriff posted a Facebook photo that showed a helicopter
      A major crash on I-20 a few miles west of the I-95 interchange has blocked lanes on Friday afternoon.The crash happened around 4:30 pm about 2 miles west of Exit 131-US 401.Around 5:30, the Darlington County Sheriff posted a Facebook photo that showed a helicopter
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