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    New breathing equipment for police, fire in Loris and North Myrtle Beach

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    The North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety and the Loris Fire Department have purchased new Scott Self-Contained Breathing Apparatuses (SCBAs) to replace older equipment. In June, the North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department took delivery of 48 new Scott X3, 2013 Edition SCBAs More>>

    Missing SC teen diver found dead 2 weeks after disappearance

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    Officials from the Charleston County Coroner's office identified the remains of a missing diver, who didn't resurface two weekends ago near Folly Beach. The remains were identified as 18-year old Tristen Allen.
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    Vandals drive on Horry County soccer fields, causing up to $7,000 in damage Video included

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    Between $5,000 and $7,000 in damage was done to Socastee area soccer fields after someone drove a vehicle over the grass, destroying the turf in many places...
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    Hartsville Police look to "STAND" against crime through new mentoring initiative

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    For all of Dr. Alvin Heatley's life, he's called Hartsville home."There were 6 kids in my family...everybody in my house went to college,” said Heatley.He grew up on 6th street in the South Hartsville community."As we have evolved over the years we gotten to the point that communities like these where the persons who had the foundation for life grew up and they left and went away...and when you leave the people withou... More>>

    7-year-old NC child killed after shots fired into home

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    Wilson police are investigating a fatal shooting of a 7-year-old. Officers responded to the 400 block of Parkview Street just before 10 o'clock Wednesday night.A home on Parkview Street was hit by gunfire and 7-year-old inside the homewas struck during the shooting.The child was transported to Vidant Medical Centerand pronounced dead. No one else was hit, but witnesses say they heard about 6 or 7 shots fired. A car window outside a home on the same street was shot out as well.The case is stil... More>>

    Used cars for sale damaged in overnight crash in Horry County

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    An overnight crash on Socastee Blvd. (707) at Socastee Auto Sales left several cars damaged. At least four cars were heavily damaged with parts scattered about the used car lot.No word on exactly how much monetary damage was done butat least two cars had sticker prices for $2,995, and another one for$3,695. South Carolina Highway Patrol was called to the scene. No word on whether or not anyone was injured or arrested. More>>

    Grant to pay for new radios in Marion County fire departments Video included

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    The Marion Rural Fire Department was awarded a $660,415 grant for new radios. In all, the money will pay for 131 portable radios and 52 mobile units for the county’s nine fire departments. More>>

    Local group to hold rally protesting the idea of casinos coming to Myrtle Beach Video included

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    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - State Representative Todd Rutherford plans to introduce a bill next year that will allow gambling sites in the Myrtle Beach area.The Democratic Party asked voters in its June primary if they would support South Carolina lawmakers using gambling as a way to raise the money needed to fix state roads and bridges.At time 75% of voters said they were in favor of changes to state gambling laws as opposed to any tax increase.The South Carolina Department of Transportation... More>>

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    • New breathing equipment for police, fire in Loris and North Myrtle Beach

      New breathing equipment for police, fire in Loris and North Myrtle Beach

      Thursday, July 24 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:15:02 GMT
      North Myrtle Beach Fire Chief Tom Barstow, and Loris Fire Department Firefighter Robert Rudelitch.. Photo from N. Myrtle Beach cityNorth Myrtle Beach Fire Chief Tom Barstow, and Loris Fire Department Firefighter Robert Rudelitch.. Photo from N. Myrtle Beach city
      The North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety and the Loris Fire Department have purchased new Scott Self-Contained Breathing Apparatuses (SCBAs) to replace older equipment. In June, the North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department took delivery of 48 new Scott X3, 2013 Edition SCBAs
      The North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety and the Loris Fire Department have purchased new Scott Self-Contained Breathing Apparatuses (SCBAs) to replace older equipment. In June, the North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department took delivery of 48 new Scott X3, 2013 Edition SCBAs
    • National unemployment rate drops to an eight year low

      National unemployment rate drops to an eight year low

      Thursday, July 24 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:54:19 GMT
      The number of initial unemployment claims dropped to an eight-year low last week. The labor department says 19,000 fewer initial claims were filed last week compared to the week before. Initial unemployment claim numbers have not been this low since 2006 before the housing market crash.
      The number of initial unemployment claims dropped to an eight-year low last week. The labor department says 19,000 fewer initial claims were filed last week compared to the week before. Initial unemployment claim numbers have not been this low since 2006 before the housing market crash.
    • Local group to hold rally protesting the idea of casinos coming to Myrtle Beach

      Local group to hold rally protesting the idea of casinos coming to Myrtle Beach

      Thursday, July 24 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:41:37 GMT
      MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - State Representative Todd Rutherford plans to introduce a bill next year that will allow gambling sites in the Myrtle Beach area.The Democratic Party asked voters in its June primary if they would support South Carolina lawmakers using gambling as a way to raise the money needed to fix state roads and bridges.At time 75% of voters said they were in favor of changes to state gambling laws as opposed to any tax increase.The South Carolina Department of Transportation...
      MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - State Representative Todd Rutherford plans to introduce a bill next year that will allow gambling sites in the Myrtle Beach area.The Democratic Party asked voters in its June primary if they would support South Carolina lawmakers using gambling as a way to raise the money needed to fix state roads and bridges.At time 75% of voters said they were in favor of changes to state gambling laws as opposed to any tax increase.The South Carolina Department of Transportation...
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    • Hartsville Police look to "STAND" against crime through new mentoring initiative

      Hartsville Police look to "STAND" against crime through new mentoring initiative

      Thursday, July 24 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:42:59 GMT
      For all of Dr. Alvin Heatley's life, he's called Hartsville home."There were 6 kids in my family...everybody in my house went to college,” said Heatley.He grew up on 6th street in the South Hartsville community."As we have evolved over the years we gotten to the point that communities like these where the persons who had the foundation for life grew up and they left and went away...and when you leave the people withou...
      For all of Dr. Alvin Heatley's life, he's called Hartsville home."There were 6 kids in my family...everybody in my house went to college,” said Heatley.He grew up on 6th street in the South Hartsville community."As we have evolved over the years we gotten to the point that communities like these where the persons who had the foundation for life grew up and they left and went away...and when you leave the people withou...
    • National unemployment rate drops to an eight year low

      National unemployment rate drops to an eight year low

      Thursday, July 24 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:54:19 GMT
      The number of initial unemployment claims dropped to an eight-year low last week. The labor department says 19,000 fewer initial claims were filed last week compared to the week before. Initial unemployment claim numbers have not been this low since 2006 before the housing market crash.
      The number of initial unemployment claims dropped to an eight-year low last week. The labor department says 19,000 fewer initial claims were filed last week compared to the week before. Initial unemployment claim numbers have not been this low since 2006 before the housing market crash.
    • Grant to pay for new radios in Marion County fire departments

      Grant to pay for new radios in Marion County fire departments

      Thursday, July 24 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:00:29 GMT
      The Marion Rural Fire Department was awarded a $660,415 grant for new radios. In all, the money will pay for 131 portable radios and 52 mobile units for the county’s nine fire departments.
      The Marion Rural Fire Department was awarded a $660,415 grant for new radios. In all, the money will pay for 131 portable radios and 52 mobile units for the county’s nine fire departments.
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    • Dad, 2 kids kicked off plane after agent 'felt threatened' by Tweet

      Dad, 2 kids kicked off plane after agent 'felt threatened' by Tweet

      Thursday, July 24 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:41:37 GMT
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      A Twin Cities man is upset about the way his family was treated on a Southwest Airlines flight because of a Tweet.Duff Watson says he was asked to de-board a flight from Denver to Minneapolis with his two kids on Sunday after an agent didn’t like a tweet he wrote about her service.
      A Twin Cities man is upset about the way his family was treated on a Southwest Airlines flight because of a Tweet.Duff Watson says he was asked to de-board a flight from Denver to Minneapolis with his two kids on Sunday after an agent didn’t like a tweet he wrote about her service.
    • Facebook tip helps find missing Ocean Isle Beach teen

      Facebook tip helps find missing Ocean Isle Beach teen

      Thursday, July 24 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:39:51 GMT
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      Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives are searching for a missing teen from Ocean Isle Beach. Haley Brook Clark, age 16, was last seen Tuesday at approximately11 p.m, officials said.She is approximately 5'4" tall, slender build and has brown hair and blue eyes.
      Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives announced 16-year-old Haley Brook Clark from Ocean Isle Beach has been located and she is safe.
    • Missing SC teen diver found dead 2 weeks after disappearance

      Missing SC teen diver found dead 2 weeks after disappearance

      Thursday, July 24 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:30:37 GMT
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      Officials from the Charleston County Coroner's office identified the remains of a missing diver, who didn't resurface two weekends ago near Folly Beach. The remains were identified as 18-year old Tristen Allen.
      Officials from the Charleston County Coroner's office identified the remains of a missing diver, who didn't resurface two weekends ago near Folly Beach. The remains were identified as 18-year old Tristen Allen.
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    • Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

      Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

      Thursday, July 24 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:43:04 GMT
      The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other...
      The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents...
    • Prosecutor: Doctor fired back at hospital gunman

      Prosecutor: Doctor fired back at hospital gunman

      Thursday, July 24 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:41:52 GMT
      Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus and say they have reports people have been injured and a suspect is in custody.
      A doctor wounded by a patient in a deadly shooting at a suburban hospital campus returned fire and wounded the patient, authorities said.
    • Walsh campaign: Senator won't withdraw from race

      Walsh campaign: Senator won't withdraw from race

      Thursday, July 24 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:16:39 GMT
      Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that were unintentionally left out of a term paper" that he blamed in part on...
      Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid allegations he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him...
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    • Around 800 students travel to Horry County to help people in need

      Around 800 students travel to Horry County to help people in need

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:53:48 GMT
      Around 800 middle and high school students from across the country traveled to Horry County this summer to make a difference in the community. It's part of a youth missions organization called "Team Effort,"
      Around 800 middle and high school students from across the country traveled to Horry County this summer to make a difference in the community. It's part of a youth missions organization called "Team Effort,"
    • "Ripped" Florence mom continues quest to become pro bodybuilder

      "Ripped" Florence mom continues quest to become pro bodybuilder

      Monday, July 21 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:28:59 GMT
      Most people go to the gym with the goal to get fit.However, for ripped mom like Susanne Zavelle, a weight lifters paradise became a safe haven."I started lifting weights when I was 16 years old. I had a pretty tumultuous childhood, upbringing. So the gym became a pretty healthy way for me to escape that,” said Zavelle.5 years ago Susanne was hit with a series of injuries, starting with back complications."It had me la...
      Most people go to the gym with the goal to get fit.However, for ripped mom like Susanne Zavelle, a weight lifters paradise became a safe haven."I started lifting weights when I was 16 years old. I had a pretty tumultuous childhood, upbringing. So the gym became a pretty healthy way for me to escape that,” said Zavelle.5 years ago Susanne was hit with a series of injuries, starting with back complications."It had me la...
    • CCU, CresCom Bank announce naming of vets center

      CCU, CresCom Bank announce naming of vets center

      Monday, July 21 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:30:20 GMT
      David Morrow, CEO of CresCom Bank, left, shakes hands with Dr. David DeCenzo, president of CCU, as Rod Gragg with the newly-named CresCom Bank Center for Military and Veterans Studies at CCU looks on during a naming ceremony Monday morning on campus.David Morrow, CEO of CresCom Bank, left, shakes hands with Dr. David DeCenzo, president of CCU, as Rod Gragg with the newly-named CresCom Bank Center for Military and Veterans Studies at CCU looks on during a naming ceremony Monday morning on campus.
      CONWAY (WBTW) - Coastal Carolina University's Military and Veterans Studies Center is now the CresCom Bank Center for Military and Veterans Studies Center at Coastal Carolina University. It became official during a brief naming ceremony on campus Monday morning.It began in 2010, and the new naming rights are good for 10 years."The center is engaged in a variety of important activities related to the veterans community in South Carolina," said Dr. David DeCenzo, president of CCU, in prepared s...
      CONWAY (WBTW) - Coastal Carolina University's Military and Veterans Studies Center is now the CresCom Bank Center for Military and Veterans Studies Center at Coastal Carolina University. It became official during a brief naming ceremony on campus Monday morning.It began in 2010, and the new naming rights are good for 10 years."The center is engaged in a variety of important activities related to the veterans community in South Carolina," said Dr. David DeCenzo, president of CCU, in prepared s...
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    • Possible tornado touches down at VA campground; reports of deaths

      Possible tornado touches down at VA campground; reports of deaths

      Thursday, July 24 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:27:18 GMT
      There are reports of a possible tornado that toucheddown at a campground located at the southern tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore. The Cherrystone Family Camping RV Resort near Cape Charles has extensive damage.The National Weather Service radarshowed awaterspout over the Chesapeake Bay shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday forcing an alert to be issued.It's unclear of the extent of injuries. Some media outlets reported deaths but those are not confirmed.
      There are reports of a possible tornado that toucheddown at a campground located at the southern tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore. The Cherrystone Family Camping RV Resort near Cape Charles has extensive damage.The National Weather Service radarshowed awaterspout over the Chesapeake Bay shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday forcing an alert to be issued.It's unclear of the extent of injuries. Some media outlets reported deaths but those are not confirmed.
    • Used cars for sale damaged in overnight crash in Horry County

      Used cars for sale damaged in overnight crash in Horry County

      Thursday, July 24 2014 7:59 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:59:48 GMT
      An overnight crash on Socastee Blvd. (707) at Socastee Auto Sales left several cars damaged. At least four cars were heavily damaged with parts scattered about the used car lot.No word on exactly how much monetary damage was done butat least two cars had sticker prices for $2,995, and another one for$3,695. South Carolina Highway Patrol was called to the scene. No word on whether or not anyone was injured or arrested.
      An overnight crash on Socastee Blvd. (707) at Socastee Auto Sales left several cars damaged. At least four cars were heavily damaged with parts scattered about the used car lot.No word on exactly how much monetary damage was done butat least two cars had sticker prices for $2,995, and another one for$3,695. South Carolina Highway Patrol was called to the scene. No word on whether or not anyone was injured or arrested.
    • Vandals drive on Horry County soccer fields, causing up to $7,000 in damage

      Vandals drive on Horry County soccer fields, causing up to $7,000 in damage

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:14:54 GMT
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      Between $5,000 and $7,000 in damage was done to Socastee area soccer fields after someone drove a vehicle over the grass, destroying the turf in many places...
      Between $5,000 and $7,000 in damage was done to Socastee area soccer fields after someone drove a vehicle over the grass, destroying the turf in many places...
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