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    $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 pitbull during a rabies clinic. Dr. Brooks was bit by a pitbull 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>>

    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>>

    Clemson Road is one of the most stolen street signs in Horry County Video included

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    It's no secret that South Carolinians love college football and they have some interesting way of showing it. Bobby Gillilan lives on Clemson in Road. The street doesn't share any resemblance to the university, but it does have the name in common. While Death Valley attract fans looking to cheer on the Tigers, Clemson Road attracts fans looking to steal."About as fast as they put it up, somebody steals it," said Gillilan.Gillilan said as long as he's lived there, people have been stealing the... More>>

    Push for police body cameras grows after death of Ferguson man Video included

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    More than two weeks since the fatal police shooting of a Ferguson, Missouri man, some are pushing for officers across the country to be equipped with body cameras. Some law enforcement agencies in the Pee Dee already implement the technology. “Video doesn't forget,” says Darlington City Police Chief Dan Watson, who tells his officers to record everything using body cameras. “So when another person gets an opportunity ... More>>

    Early college program becomes "gold mine" for students in Scotland County Video included

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    It's normal for the early college students to walk the halls, pull up a chair and begin to learn the day's lessons.While they learn a variety of subjects in school, the important lessons also come once they leave the classroom."It's a great opportunity. It's one of those things that I wish that the community recognized what a goldmine this is,” said Ron Hargrave, Superintendent for the Scotland County School District.... More>>

    Funeral set for SC toddler hit by golf cart in hospital parking lot

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    Funeral plans have been made for a toddler girl who died just a day after she was hit by a golf cart at an Aiken hospital earlier this week.The 3-year old, identified as Kirsten Grace Jones, was struck in the parking lot of Aiken Regional Medical Centers Monday afternoon. More>>

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    • 72-year old raped; Conway Police trying to find suspect

      72-year old raped; Conway Police trying to find suspect

      Friday, August 29 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:09:00 GMT
      The Conway Police Department is asking for help identifying a possible suspect from an assault that occurred Monday morning. Conway Police state the victim had left Conway Hospital after visiting her husband and went home to the 1300 block of Creel Street. The report said after she had gone into her home, her doorbell rang. She answered it and a man, wearing some sort of security uniform, forced his way into the home. The victim said he forced her into her bedroom and raped her. There's not a...
      The Conway Police Department is asking for help identifying a possible suspect from an assault that occurred Monday morning. Conway Police state the victim had left Conway Hospital after visiting her husband and went home to the 1300 block of Creel Street. The report said after she had gone into her home, her doorbell rang. She answered it and a man, wearing some sort of security uniform, forced his way into the home. The victim said he forced her into her bedroom and raped her. There's not a...
    • 9th Annual Beach, Boogie and BBQ brings new events and location change

      9th Annual Beach, Boogie and BBQ brings new events and location change

      Friday, August 29 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:05:29 GMT
      MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - This 9th annual Beach, Boogie and BBQ begins Friday at The Market Common but this year it'll be at a new location. Organizers moved the event to the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conference Center near Grand Park.Crews spent Thursday setting up tents and getting things in order for the 42 groups expected to participate in this year's event.Known as the official barbecue championship of South Carolina., organizers say it takes nearly a year to plan an event of ...
      MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - This 9th annual Beach, Boogie and BBQ begins Friday at The Market Common but this year it'll be at a new location. Organizers moved the event to the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conference Center near Grand Park.Crews spent Thursday setting up tents and getting things in order for the 42 groups expected to participate in this year's event.Known as the official barbecue championship of South Carolina., organizers say it takes nearly a year to plan an event of ...
    • Golf clubs and computer taken from Georgetown home; deputies look for suspect

      Golf clubs and computer taken from Georgetown home; deputies look for suspect

      Friday, August 29 2014 8:06 AM EDT2014-08-29 12:06:45 GMT
      Kristopher Cooper (L) Mariah Ray (R)Kristopher Cooper (L) Mariah Ray (R)
      Georgetown County Sheriff's Investigators are asking for the public's assistance in locating Kristopher Baron Cooper, 37,of Georgetown in connection with a burglary.On August 18, 2014, two suspects forced entry through the back door of Wedgefield Plantation Country Club locatedalong the 100block ofClubhouse Lane in Georgetown. The suspects stole several golf clubs and computer equipment from the clubhouse and fuel from the maintenance shed.The two suspects initially appeared on surveillance v...
      Georgetown County Sheriff's Investigators are asking for the public's assistance in locating Kristopher Baron Cooper, 37,of Georgetown in connection with a burglary.On August 18, 2014, two suspects forced entry through the back door of Wedgefield Plantation Country Club locatedalong the 100block ofClubhouse Lane in Georgetown. The suspects stole several golf clubs and computer equipment from the clubhouse and fuel from the maintenance shed.The two suspects initially appeared on surveillance v...
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    • Robeson County veterinarian bit at rabies clinic

      Robeson County veterinarian bit at rabies clinic

      Friday, August 29 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:00:37 GMT
      Dr. Brooks was bit by a pitbull during a rabies clinic.Dr. Brooks was bit by a pitbull during a rabies clinic.
      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 ...
      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 ...
    • Florence County gets a Miracle League team

      Florence County gets a Miracle League team

      Friday, August 29 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-08-29 10:12:23 GMT
      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...
      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...
    • Early college program becomes "gold mine" for students in Scotland County

      Early college program becomes "gold mine" for students in Scotland County

      Thursday, August 28 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:31:25 GMT
      It's normal for the early college students to walk the halls, pull up a chair and begin to learn the day's lessons.While they learn a variety of subjects in school, the important lessons also come once they leave the classroom."It's a great opportunity. It's one of those things that I wish that the community recognized what a goldmine this is,” said Ron Hargrave, Superintendent for the Scotland County School District....
      It's normal for the early college students to walk the halls, pull up a chair and begin to learn the day's lessons.While they learn a variety of subjects in school, the important lessons also come once they leave the classroom."It's a great opportunity. It's one of those things that I wish that the community recognized what a goldmine this is,” said Ron Hargrave, Superintendent for the Scotland County School District....
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    • Small plane crashes in front yard of NC home

      Small plane crashes in front yard of NC home

      Friday, August 29 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-08-29 12:19:36 GMT
      One person was injured in a small plane crash in Granville County near the Wake County line late Thursday night. The Cessna 150 clipped some trees and then came down in the front yard of the home located at 3002 Krogen Court in Granville County. Sources told WNCN's Steve Sbraccia that the plane actually landed on top of a propane tank after clipping the trees.The homeowners didn't call 911 because, as they told officials, they slept through the crash and didn't hear the plane come down. Altho...
      One person was injured in a small plane crash in Granville County near the Wake County line late Thursday night. The Cessna 150 clipped some trees and then came down in the front yard of the home located at 3002 Krogen Court in Granville County. Sources told WNCN's Steve Sbraccia that the plane actually landed on top of a propane tank after clipping the trees.The homeowners didn't call 911 because, as they told officials, they slept through the crash and didn't hear the plane come down. Altho...
    • Suds and faith at a CA laundromat

      Suds and faith at a CA laundromat

      Friday, August 29 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:50:25 GMT
      Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry.Every month, Mitchell would trek to a local laundromat and take advantage of Laundry Love, a growing faith-driven movement that helps those who are homeless or financially struggling by washing their dirty clothes for free.Amid the comforting routine of fluffing and folding, volunteers befriend their patrons and often find ways to help that go beyond free...
      Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry.Every month, Mitchell would trek to a local laundromat and take advantage of Laundry Love, a growing faith-driven movement that helps those who are homeless or financially struggling by washing their dirty clothes for free.Amid the comforting routine of fluffing and folding, volunteers befriend their patrons and often find ways to help that go beyond free...
    • Child expelled from preschool after mom's Facebook post

      Child expelled from preschool after mom's Facebook post

      Friday, August 29 2014 7:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:20:23 GMT
      A four-year-old was expelled from his Florida preschool after his mother criticized the school on her Facebook page.According to WPVI-TV, Ashley Habat was upset about how the way the school handled picture day. She said she did not realize when it was until she was dropping her son off at school."The administrator of the preschool checking him in, she's like, 'Well it's picture day. Are you excited?' And you know, he of course just went on to class. But I had mentioned that they didn't give e...
      A four-year-old was expelled from his Florida preschool after his mother criticized the school on her Facebook page.According to WPVI-TV, Ashley Habat was upset about how the way the school handled picture day. She said she did not realize when it was until she was dropping her son off at school."The administrator of the preschool checking him in, she's like, 'Well it's picture day. Are you excited?' And you know, he of course just went on to class. But I had mentioned that they didn't give e...
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    • Military pilot in Virginia F-15 crash identified

      Military pilot in Virginia F-15 crash identified

      Friday, August 29 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:00:11 GMT
      Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.
      The pilot who was killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains has been identified as Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr.
    • Marines deactivate decorated 'Walking Dead' unit

      Marines deactivate decorated 'Walking Dead' unit

      Friday, August 29 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:50:42 GMT
      Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."
      Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."
    • Prosecutor: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

      Prosecutor: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

      Friday, August 29 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:20:01 GMT
      Closing arguments have started in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
      Prosecutors urged jurors on Friday to focus on two questions at the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen: Why did a businessman give the couple more than $165,000 in gifts and loans,...
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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,
    • Child expelled from preschool after mom's Facebook post

      Child expelled from preschool after mom's Facebook post

      Friday, August 29 2014 7:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:20:23 GMT
      A four-year-old was expelled from his Florida preschool after his mother criticized the school on her Facebook page.According to WPVI-TV, Ashley Habat was upset about how the way the school handled picture day. She said she did not realize when it was until she was dropping her son off at school."The administrator of the preschool checking him in, she's like, 'Well it's picture day. Are you excited?' And you know, he of course just went on to class. But I had mentioned that they didn't give e...
      A four-year-old was expelled from his Florida preschool after his mother criticized the school on her Facebook page.According to WPVI-TV, Ashley Habat was upset about how the way the school handled picture day. She said she did not realize when it was until she was dropping her son off at school."The administrator of the preschool checking him in, she's like, 'Well it's picture day. Are you excited?' And you know, he of course just went on to class. But I had mentioned that they didn't give e...
    • 'Party mansion' in North Raleigh sells for $1 million

      'Party mansion' in North Raleigh sells for $1 million

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:42:52 GMT
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      A North Raleigh house commonly referred to as “the party mansion” sold last month for $1 million.
      A North Raleigh house commonly referred to as “the party mansion” sold last month for $1 million.
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