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    Heat advisory for Grand Strand and Pee Dee Thursday

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    It's going to be dangerously hot in eastern South Carolina.The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the southeastern part of the state from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday.The advisory is in effect in Allendale, Beaufort, Berkeley, Colleton, Charleston, Dorchester, Hampton, and Jasper counties.Forecasters say heat index values will range from 105 to 110 degrees.A heat advisory is also in effect in the northeastern part of the state from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday. That advisory affect... More>>

    Georgetown council discusses future following destructive fire

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    It's been almost one year since a destructive fire tore through historic downtown Georgetown.Now the plans to rebuild are in the works but can everybody get on the same page when it comes to getting things done?Some of the Buildings that once stood on the now, vacant ground on Front Street were built as far back as the 1800's.On Thursday evening, City Council will begin an effort to find some common ground on what to do next.Last September, the fire started at the Limp'n Janes and then spread... More>>

    American missionaries free of Ebola virus

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    The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.Meanwhile, Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan's Purse, who one of the aid workers had been working for, says Dr. Kent Brantly has recovered.A news release from Emory University Hospital didn't say when the two would be discharged or if it had already happened. A spokeswoman said more details will be given at the Thursday morni... More>>

    Business owner says Myrtle Beach fire inspection fees are too high Video included

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    The City of Myrtle Beach continues its new policy of charging a fee for fire inspections. Some business owners call the price tag too high.At the Sea Palms Motel, Karen Mitchell can be found walking between her four buildings. She said fire safety is a priority for her business.“The fire inspection guys are great we have no problem they have always done well by us and everything else we've never had any problems it wa... More>>

    Conviction reinstated in Dillon County dog attack case that killed boy

    On Nov. 3, 2006 medics found 10-year-old Matthew Davis dead in Bentley Collins’ driveway. On Nov. 3, 2006 medics found 10-year-old Matthew Davis dead in Bentley Collins’ driveway.
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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's high court has reinstated the conviction of a Dillon County man whose dogs killed a 10-year-old boy.The state Supreme Court Wednesday reversed a lower court's decision overturning Bentley Collins' conviction and sentence for involuntary manslaughter and owning dangerous animals.In 2006, six of Collins' dogs attacked, mauled and killed John Matthew Davis, whose body was found in C... More>>

    Hope Health breaks ground on $16 million downtown facility in Florence

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    Hope Health broke ground Wednesday, on what will soon be a new downtown medical center in Florence.The site will go up near the intersection of Darlington and Irby streets, where a landfill once stood, and will change a former community eyesore into a thriving medical clinic.Thenearly $16 million medical clinic will help to address booming numbers of people in the Pee Dee, in need of affordable health care.When Lloyd Paige became ill nearly four years ago, the first place he turned, was a lit... More>>

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    • Georgetown council discusses future following destructive fire

      Georgetown council discusses future following destructive fire

      Thursday, August 21 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:54:05 GMT
      It's been almost one year since a destructive fire tore through historic downtown Georgetown.Now the plans to rebuild are in the works but can everybody get on the same page when it comes to getting things done?Some of the Buildings that once stood on the now, vacant ground on Front Street were built as far back as the 1800's.On Thursday evening, City Council will begin an effort to find some common ground on what to do next.Last September, the fire started at the Limp'n Janes and then spread...
      It's been almost one year since a destructive fire tore through historic downtown Georgetown.Now the plans to rebuild are in the works but can everybody get on the same page when it comes to getting things done?Some of the Buildings that once stood on the now, vacant ground on Front Street were built as far back as the 1800's.On Thursday evening, City Council will begin an effort to find some common ground on what to do next.Last September, the fire started at the Limp'n Janes and then spread...
    • Conway Police release most wanted

      Conway Police release most wanted

      Thursday, August 21 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:37:25 GMT
      Conway Police released the names and pictures of their "most wanted".Bertha Mae Sims from Conway is wanted for assault and batteryCurtis Johnson from Aynor is wanted for CDV chargesRichard Donley from Conway is also wanted on CDV and assault and battery charges Roger Biddle from Conway is wanted for forgery charges Michael Kubacki from Murrells Inlet is wanted for grand larceny chargesJacquetta Wilson is wanted for charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. If you have any informa...
      Conway Police released the names and pictures of their "most wanted".Bertha Mae Sims from Conway is wanted for assault and batteryCurtis Johnson from Aynor is wanted for CDV chargesRichard Donley from Conway is also wanted on CDV and assault and battery charges Roger Biddle from Conway is wanted for forgery charges Michael Kubacki from Murrells Inlet is wanted for grand larceny chargesJacquetta Wilson is wanted for charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. If you have any informa...
    • Horry County students balance school and work

      Horry County students balance school and work

      Thursday, August 21 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:11:58 GMT
      Wednesday, Horry County students returned to school, but for many with jobs it was only the first stop on a busy day.In Murrells Inlet, Drunken hostess, Haleigh Barry, was in the middle of a unique double shift."It was kind of stressful in that I had to spend 8 hours in school and then come work for another 8 hours,” said Barry.Barry started her senior year at St. James High School at 8 am on Wednesday; by 3:30 pm she...
      Wednesday, Horry County students returned to school, but for many with jobs it was only the first stop on a busy day.In Murrells Inlet, Drunken hostess, Haleigh Barry, was in the middle of a unique double shift."It was kind of stressful in that I had to spend 8 hours in school and then come work for another 8 hours,” said Barry.Barry started her senior year at St. James High School at 8 am on Wednesday; by 3:30 pm she...
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    • Hope Health breaks ground on $16 million downtown facility in Florence

      Hope Health breaks ground on $16 million downtown facility in Florence

      Thursday, August 21 2014 6:13 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:13:15 GMT
      Hope Health broke ground Wednesday, on what will soon be a new downtown medical center in Florence.The site will go up near the intersection of Darlington and Irby streets, where a landfill once stood, and will change a former community eyesore into a thriving medical clinic.Thenearly $16 million medical clinic will help to address booming numbers of people in the Pee Dee, in need of affordable health care.When Lloyd Paige became ill nearly four years ago, the first place he turned, was a lit...
      Hope Health broke ground Wednesday, on what will soon be a new downtown medical center in Florence.The site will go up near the intersection of Darlington and Irby streets, where a landfill once stood, and will change a former community eyesore into a thriving medical clinic.Thenearly $16 million medical clinic will help to address booming numbers of people in the Pee Dee, in need of affordable health care.When Lloyd Paige became ill nearly four years ago, the first place he turned, was a lit...
    • Child found not breathing leads to arrest of Clio woman

      Child found not breathing leads to arrest of Clio woman

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:54:40 GMT
      Mary BlackwellMary Blackwell
      Marlboro County Sheriff's office announced the arrest of Mary Blackwell, 20,of Clio for unlawful conduct toward a child and inflicting serious bodily injury on a child and possession of a non-controlled substance. The MCSO responded to the addressafter being requested by EMS.
      Marlboro County Sheriff's office announced the arrest of Mary Blackwell, 20,of Clio for unlawful conduct toward a child and inflicting serious bodily injury on a child and possession of a non-controlled substance. The MCSO responded to the addressafter being requested by EMS.
    • Conviction reinstated in Dillon County dog attack case that killed boy

      Conviction reinstated in Dillon County dog attack case that killed boy

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:46:10 GMT
      On Nov. 3, 2006 medics found 10-year-old Matthew Davis dead in Bentley Collins’ driveway.On Nov. 3, 2006 medics found 10-year-old Matthew Davis dead in Bentley Collins’ driveway.
      COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's high court has reinstated the conviction of a Dillon County man whose dogs killed a 10-year-old boy.The state Supreme Court Wednesday reversed a lower court's decision overturning Bentley Collins' conviction and sentence for involuntary manslaughter and owning dangerous animals.In 2006, six of Collins' dogs attacked, mauled and killed John Matthew Davis, whose body was found in C...
      COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's high court has reinstated the conviction of a Dillon County man whose dogs killed a 10-year-old boy.The state Supreme Court Wednesday reversed a lower court's decision overturning Bentley Collins' conviction and sentence for involuntary manslaughter and owning dangerous animals.In 2006, six of Collins' dogs attacked, mauled and killed John Matthew Davis, whose body was found in C...
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    • SC student brings BB gun to school; charged with carrying a weapon

      SC student brings BB gun to school; charged with carrying a weapon

      Thursday, August 21 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:46:09 GMT
      The Charleston County Sheriff's Office charged a 7-year-old boy through a *custodial promise of carrying a weapon on school property and interfering with a school. The child brought a bb gun on to a school bus. According to the sheriff's office, the Minnie Hughes Elementary student had the BB gun when he boarded the bus Thursday morning. An older student took the BB gun from the 7-year-old and gave it the bus driver. The child was released to his legal guardian.*A custodial promise is an info...
      The Charleston County Sheriff's Office charged a 7-year-old boy through a *custodial promise of carrying a weapon on school property and interfering with a school. The child brought a bb gun on to a school bus. According to the sheriff's office, the Minnie Hughes Elementary student had the BB gun when he boarded the bus Thursday morning. An older student took the BB gun from the 7-year-old and gave it the bus driver. The child was released to his legal guardian.*A custodial promise is an info...
    • American missionaries free of Ebola virus

      American missionaries free of Ebola virus

      Thursday, August 21 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:14:00 GMT
      The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.Meanwhile, Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan's Purse, who one of the aid workers had been working for, says Dr. Kent Brantly has recovered.A news release from Emory University Hospital didn't say when the two would be discharged or if it had already happened. A spokeswoman said more details will be given at the Thursday morni...
      The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.Meanwhile, Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan's Purse, who one of the aid workers had been working for, says Dr. Kent Brantly has recovered.A news release from Emory University Hospital didn't say when the two would be discharged or if it had already happened. A spokeswoman said more details will be given at the Thursday morni...
    • Apex Tool Group to expand Sumter County employment

      Apex Tool Group to expand Sumter County employment

      Thursday, August 21 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:24:07 GMT
      Apex Tool Group, LLC, a leading manufacturer of power and hand tools with more than 30 brands, is expanding its Sumter County workforce, adding between 150 and 200 jobs by the end of 2015.Apex Tool Group, headquartered in Sparks, Md., is one of the largest manufacturers of professional power and hand tools in the world, serving the vehicle assembly and maintenance, industrial, aerospace, electronics, construction and ...
      Apex Tool Group, LLC, a leading manufacturer of power and hand tools with more than 30 brands, is expanding its Sumter County workforce, adding between 150 and 200 jobs by the end of 2015.Apex Tool Group, headquartered in Sparks, Md., is one of the largest manufacturers of professional power and hand tools in the world, serving the vehicle assembly and maintenance, industrial, aerospace, electronics, construction and ...
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    • Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

      Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

      Thursday, August 21 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:53:49 GMT
      The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by...
      The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice...
    • Judge: Torture anime not OK at kidnap-rape trial

      Judge: Torture anime not OK at kidnap-rape trial

      Thursday, August 21 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:53:47 GMT
      A judge has declined to allow Philadelphia prosecutors to introduce evidence that a woman charged with abducting and raping a kindergartner had viewed online cartoons depicting sexual torture.
      A judge has declined to allow Philadelphia prosecutors to introduce evidence that a woman charged with abducting and raping a kindergartner had viewed online cartoons depicting sexual torture.
    • Of 163 arrests since shooting, 7 from Ferguson

      Of 163 arrests since shooting, 7 from Ferguson

      Thursday, August 21 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:46:52 GMT
      It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
      Unrest in Ferguson since Michael Brown's death has resulted in 163 arrests in the area where protesters have gathered nightly, and although the majority of those arrested are Missourians just seven live in the St....
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    • Horry County Police Department raises money for the Special Olympics

      Horry County Police Department raises money for the Special Olympics

      Thursday, August 14 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:20:32 GMT
      Horry County Police hosted its annual fundraiser Thursday to raise money for the Special Olympics.The three-day campaign started Thursday with a donut-eating contest.All competitors had five minutes to knock back some Krispy Kreme donuts.Whoever ate the most won!The winner is Cody Burroughs with the Horry County Police Department. He ate 12 donuts in just over 3 minutes. Anyone who donates $20 will get a 2014 law enforcement torch run t-shirt.
      Horry County Police hosted its annual fundraiser Thursday to raise money for the Special Olympics.The three-day campaign started Thursday with a donut-eating contest.All competitors had five minutes to knock back some Krispy Kreme donuts.Whoever ate the most won!The winner is Cody Burroughs with the Horry County Police Department. He ate 12 donuts in just over 3 minutes. Anyone who donates $20 will get a 2014 law enforcement torch run t-shirt.
    • Dairy Queen raises money for Children's Miracle Network

      Dairy Queen raises money for Children's Miracle Network

      Thursday, August 14 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:19:11 GMT
      Dairy Queen donated at least $1 from every Blizzard it sold Thursday to the Children's Miracle Network to help sick children in the area.For 30 years, Dairy Queen has raised more than $100 million for CMN.Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care.
      Dairy Queen donated at least $1 from every Blizzard it sold Thursday to the Children's Miracle Network to help sick children in the area.For 30 years, Dairy Queen has raised more than $100 million for CMN.Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care.
    • Man with ALS thankful for those taking the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

      Man with ALS thankful for those taking the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

      Wednesday, August 13 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-08-14 01:49:36 GMT
      A big movement across social media platforms has prompted big donations for ALS research. The ice bucket challengeis helpingthose with Lou Gehrig's Disease.Thousands of people are pouring ice water on themselves and challenging others to do the same.  ...
      A big movement across social media platforms has prompted big donations for ALS research. The ice bucket challengeis helpingthose with Lou Gehrig's Disease.Thousands of people are pouring ice water on themselves and challenging others to do the same.  ...
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    • Child found not breathing leads to arrest of Clio woman

      Child found not breathing leads to arrest of Clio woman

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:54:40 GMT
      Mary BlackwellMary Blackwell
      Marlboro County Sheriff's office announced the arrest of Mary Blackwell, 20,of Clio for unlawful conduct toward a child and inflicting serious bodily injury on a child and possession of a non-controlled substance. The MCSO responded to the addressafter being requested by EMS.
      Marlboro County Sheriff's office announced the arrest of Mary Blackwell, 20,of Clio for unlawful conduct toward a child and inflicting serious bodily injury on a child and possession of a non-controlled substance. The MCSO responded to the addressafter being requested by EMS.
    • Student reportedly suspended for saying "Bless you"

      Student reportedly suspended for saying "Bless you"

      Thursday, August 21 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-08-21 12:18:58 GMT
      A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.When Dyer County High School senior Kendra Turner said bless you to her classmate, she says her teacher told her that was for church."She said that we're not going to have godly speaking in her class and that's when I said we have a constitutional right," said Turner.Turner says when she defended her actions, she was...
      A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.When Dyer County High School senior Kendra Turner said bless you to her classmate, she says her teacher told her that was for church."She said that we're not going to have godly speaking in her class and that's when I said we have a constitutional right," said Turner.Turner says when she defended her actions, she was...
    • Beer recall because of possible glass particles in bottle

      Beer recall because of possible glass particles in bottle

      Thursday, August 21 2014 6:23 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:23:38 GMT
      Constellation Brands Beer Division announced a voluntary recall of select packages in the U.S. containing 12-ounce clear glass bottles of its Corona Extra beer that may contain small particles of glass. The voluntary recall covers 12-ounce clear bottles in select six-pack, 12-pack and 18-pack packages containing bottles with the production codes listed below. This recall comes after routine inspections in the company's quality control laboratory detected defects in certain bottles that could ...
      Constellation Brands Beer Division announced a voluntary recall of select packages in the U.S. containing 12-ounce clear glass bottles of its Corona Extra beer that may contain small particles of glass. The voluntary recall covers 12-ounce clear bottles in select six-pack, 12-pack and 18-pack packages containing bottles with the production codes listed below. This recall comes after routine inspections in the company's quality control laboratory detected defects in certain bottles that could ...
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