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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>>

    Military vehicle will not be added to 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 had asked for it to be a part of the county's fleet. More>>

    35 arrests at House of Blues for 'I'm Shmacked' event in North Myrtle Beach

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    34 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 group called “I'm Shmacked.” 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>>

    NC conviction overturned of half brothers in murder case in Robeson County

    Henry McCollum (L) Leon Brown (R) Henry McCollum (L) Leon Brown (R)
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    Half brothers who have spent 30 years in prison for the killing and rape of an 11-year-old girl in North Carolina will soon be released, a judge has ordered. More>>

    NC baby's death now ruled a homicide after autopsy reveals injuries

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    There are new details in the homicide of a Kinston baby. Kinston Public Safety is re-opening the investigation after the autopsy revealed someone killed the 1-month-old. Officers say they needed the autopsy to know for sure how little Caden Williams died.
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    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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    • How hundreds of thousands are spent on litter clean up in Horry County

      How hundreds of thousands are spent on litter clean up in Horry County

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-09-03 03:27:21 GMT
      Tuesday, Horry County council discussed the $330,000 investment into litter clean up throughout the area.County officials say it has been a slow process, but now they are seeing some return on their hundreds of thousands of dollars investment.County chairman, Mark Lazarus, says the $330,000 was used to create three different litter clean up teams as well as purchase vehicles to assist each team.Reports during the meet...
      Tuesday, Horry County council discussed the $330,000 investment into litter clean up throughout the area.County officials say it has been a slow process, but now they are seeing some return on their hundreds of thousands of dollars investment.County chairman, Mark Lazarus, says the $330,000 was used to create three different litter clean up teams as well as purchase vehicles to assist each team.Reports during the meet...
    • 35 arrests at House of Blues for 'I'm Shmacked' event in North Myrtle Beach

      35 arrests at House of Blues for 'I'm Shmacked' event in North Myrtle Beach

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:30:36 GMT
      34 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 group called “I'm Shmacked.”
      34 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 group called “I'm Shmacked.”
    • Myrtle Beach aviation school says industry in need of technicians

      Myrtle Beach aviation school says industry in need of technicians

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:57:43 GMT
      There is a growing demand for aviation technicians across the globe. "Aircraft Maintenance Technology" magazine said the worldwide airlines industry will need 650,000 new commercial airline maintenance technicians by 2030. Peg Jackson, the campus director for Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in Myrtle Beach, said most students who enter the field are exposed to the industry at a young age.“I do believe it's probabl...
      There is a growing demand for aviation technicians across the globe. "Aircraft Maintenance Technology" magazine said the worldwide airlines industry will need 650,000 new commercial airline maintenance technicians by 2030. Peg Jackson, the campus director for Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in Myrtle Beach, said most students who enter the field are exposed to the industry at a young age.“I do believe it's probabl...
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    • SC Senate Seat 32 will move to a runoff after Tuesday vote

      SC Senate Seat 32 will move to a runoff after Tuesday vote

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-09-03 03:01:45 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...
    • Military vehicle will not be added to Darlington County's vehicle fleet

      Military vehicle will not be added to Darlington County's vehicle fleet

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:40:10 GMT
      Darlington County may soon get a military vehicle. Darlington County may soon get a military vehicle.
      Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd recently acquired a mine-resistant armor protected vehicle, or MRAP, and had asked for it to be a part of the county's fleet.
      Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd recently acquired a mine-resistant armor protected vehicle, or MRAP, and had asked for it to be a part of the county's fleet.
    • Trees block roads as storms move through Pee Dee, weather service warns

      Trees block roads as storms move through Pee Dee, weather service warns

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:45:51 GMT
      Strong thunderstorms are forecast to move across Marlboro County through 6:45 pm, the National Weather Service said. At 54:4 PM Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Wallace to Blenheim or along a line extending from Cheraw to
      Strong thunderstorms are forecast to move across Marlboro County through 6:45 pm, the National Weather Service said. At 54:4 PM Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Wallace to Blenheim or along a line extending from Cheraw to
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    • SC gender non-conforming teen suing DMV over drivers license photo

      SC gender non-conforming teen suing DMV over drivers license photo

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-09-03 03:40:02 GMT
      16-year-old Chase Culpepper speaks to the media Tuesday about his lawsuit against the DMV. (Photo: Robert Kittle/WBTW)16-year-old Chase Culpepper speaks to the media Tuesday about his lawsuit against the DMV. (Photo: Robert Kittle/WBTW)
      By Robert KittleA 16-year-old from Anderson is suing the South Carolina DMV because DMV employees made him remove his makeup when he went to get his driver's license in March. "I identify as gender non-conforming, which basically just means that I don't fit the traditional gender role of male," Chase Culpepper says.His mother Teresa filed the lawsuit on his behalf in federal court in Columbia Tuesday, with the help of the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund. She says she couldn't bel...
      By Robert KittleA 16-year-old from Anderson is suing the South Carolina DMV because DMV employees made him remove his makeup when he went to get his driver's license in March. "I identify as gender non-conforming, which basically just means that I don't fit the traditional gender role of male," Chase Culpepper says.His mother Teresa filed the lawsuit on his behalf in federal court in Columbia Tuesday, with the help of the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund. She says she couldn't bel...
    • 3 dead, policeman hurt in SC shooting spree; suspect kills himself

      3 dead, policeman hurt in SC shooting spree; suspect kills himself

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:50:41 GMT
      Shooting outside police headquarters in Greenville leaves suspect dead,Shooting outside police headquarters in Greenville leaves suspect dead,
      South Carolina authorities say a gunman killed two security guards and his stepfather and wounded a police officer before fatally shooting himself in the head.
      South Carolina authorities say a gunman killed two security guards and his stepfather and wounded a police officer before fatally shooting himself in the head.
    • SC strip club owner charged with prostitution in undercover operation

      SC strip club owner charged with prostitution in undercover operation

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:32:55 GMT
      Treadwell and an image from Teazer's Facebook pageTreadwell and an image from Teazer's Facebook page
      Timothy Treadwell, 51 of Inman, was arrested on charges of Prostitution and Assault and Battery Friday night after police served search warrants at the strip club 'Teazers'. Treadwell is listed as the owner of the strip club, Teazers Entertainment LLC, on the Sou
      Timothy Treadwell, 51 of Inman, was arrested on charges of Prostitution and Assault and Battery Friday night after police served search warrants at the strip club 'Teazers'. Treadwell is listed as the owner of the strip club, Teazers Entertainment LLC, on the Sou
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    • Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

      Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:24:25 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...
      An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a...
    • Son of ex-Bush aide pleads guilty in Md. slaying

      Son of ex-Bush aide pleads guilty in Md. slaying

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:23:43 GMT
      The son of a former aide to President George W. Bush has pleaded guilty to killing a friend with a hatchet and will be committed to a state psychiatric facility.
      The son of a former aide to President George W. Bush has pleaded guilty to killing a friend with a hatchet and will be committed to a state psychiatric facility.
    • Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list

      Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:11:56 GMT
      Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast...
      Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast fishing...
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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...
    • 35 arrests at House of Blues for 'I'm Shmacked' event in North Myrtle Beach

      35 arrests at House of Blues for 'I'm Shmacked' event in North Myrtle Beach

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:30:36 GMT
      34 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 group called “I'm Shmacked.”
      34 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 group called “I'm Shmacked.”
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