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    Man charged in shooting death of Dillon County store clerk

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    The Dillon County Sheriff's Office has charged a man in the robbery and fatal shooting at a store in Dillon County earlier this week. More>>

    SC teacher whose teen son died in crash talks to students before prom events

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    A Spartanburg County teacher is sharing a very personal story to try to save lives. More>>

    5 people taken to hospital after acid spill at Murrells Inlet pool

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     Emergency crews were called to a reported chemical spill at a Murrells Inlet swimming pool Thursday afternoon. More>>

    1 year since Hartsville fire swept through home, killing 4 children

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    A Hartsville mom still has no trial date set for various charges on the anniversary of a fire that killed her 4 young children. Hope Hawkins, then age 21, was the mother of 2 boys and 2 girls – ages 1 More>>

    SC meth cook busted hiding under bed had moved lab from parent's home to motel, authorities say

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    A Charleston-area man moved his meth lab from his parent’s home to a motel room – and has been busted hiding under a bed 5 days later, officials say. More>>

    Neighbor charged in murder of Lumberton man 2 weeks earlier

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    A neighbor has been charged in the death of Lumberton area man earlier this month. On Tuesday, Robeson County Deputies made an arrest in the death of Leo Warren Cromartie, age 59, who was found dead on More>>

    Horry County Special Education teacher named SC Teacher of the Year Video included

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    Jennifer Ainsworth, Horry County Schools' Teacher of the Year, was named the South Carolina Teacher of the Year on Wednesday night during a gala in Columbia. More>>

    Amber Alert canceled after toddler girl found; parents arrested

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    An Amber Alert has been canceled after 2-year old Maliah Harris was found safe in Georgia. Her 7-month-old sibling, Alyssa, was found dead and Maliah disappeared from a Mississippi home which prompted authorities to issue the alert. The girls parents, Donald Boyd Harris,34, and Allison Studdard, 31, are now in custody. More>>

    New shopping center planned at 17 Bypass and Farrow Parkway in Myrtle Beach Video included

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    Developers are working to create a new shopping area for the Grand Strand. Allison Hardin, a planner for the City of Myrtle Beach, said if approved and built, it would be located on the corner of 17 bypass and Farrow Parkway. But Hardin said she doesn’t just want this to be another retail area. She said she wants residents to be able to go to this space to run everyday errands. Hardin said the anchor store will lik... More>>

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    • Myrtle Beach International Film Festival continues through Saturday

      Myrtle Beach International Film Festival continues through Saturday

      Thursday, April 24 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:38:56 GMT
      Film producers and directors from all over the world are in Myrtle Beach this week. The annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival kicked off Wednesday at Carmike Cinemas at Broadway at the Beach. The event features independent films and short movies all week long. Founder and director Jerry Dalton says he wants to build on the growing art scene in Myrtle Beach, the way other cities like Wilmington and Charlesto...
      Film producers and directors from all over the world are in Myrtle Beach this week. The annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival kicked off Wednesday at Carmike Cinemas at Broadway at the Beach. The event features independent films and short movies all week long. Founder and director Jerry Dalton says he wants to build on the growing art scene in Myrtle Beach, the way other cities like Wilmington and Charlesto...
    • 5 people taken to hospital after acid spill at Murrells Inlet pool

      5 people taken to hospital after acid spill at Murrells Inlet pool

      Thursday, April 24 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:42:33 GMT
       Emergency crews were called to a reported chemical spill at a Murrells Inlet swimming pool Thursday afternoon.
       Emergency crews were called to a reported chemical spill at a Murrells Inlet swimming pool Thursday afternoon.
    • Inspector: Formal annual detector tests not required for beach house rentals

      Inspector: Formal annual detector tests not required for beach house rentals

      Thursday, April 24 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:31:05 GMT
      Hundreds of people filter through vacation rental sites along the Grand Strand each year, but fire officials say there aren't any formal rules in place requiring smoke detectors inside of those homes to be tested on an annual basis.
      Hundreds of people filter through vacation rental sites along the Grand Strand each year, but fire officials say there aren't any formal rules in place requiring smoke detectors inside of those homes to be tested on an annual basis.
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    • Man charged in shooting death of Dillon County store clerk

      Man charged in shooting death of Dillon County store clerk

      Thursday, April 24 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-04-25 01:05:58 GMT
      The store where the incident happened.The store where the incident happened.
      The Dillon County Sheriff's Office has charged a man in the robbery and fatal shooting at a store in Dillon County earlier this week.
      The Dillon County Sheriff's Office has charged a man in the robbery and fatal shooting at a store in Dillon County earlier this week.
    • Florence business owners prepare for future moves ahead of Cashua Drive construction

      Florence business owners prepare for future moves ahead of Cashua Drive construction

      Thursday, April 24 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:50:01 GMT
      The proposed South Cashua Dr. widening project in Florence is moving forward, with many business owners now looking for new potential spaces ahead of anticipated construction next year. The project would widen S. Cashua Dr. from two lanes to five lanes, from Second Loop Rd. to Celebration Blvd. It would also widen the section of S. Cashua from Knollwood Rd. to Westchester Dr., from two to three lanes, adding a center turn lane. The construction would also involve the addition of sidewalks as...
      The proposed South Cashua Dr. widening project in Florence is moving forward, with many business owners now looking for new potential spaces ahead of anticipated construction next year. The project would widen S. Cashua Dr. from two lanes to five lanes, from Second Loop Rd. to Celebration Blvd. It would also widen the section of S. Cashua from Knollwood Rd. to Westchester Dr., from two to three lanes, adding a center turn lane. The construction would also involve the addition of sidewalks as...
    • 1 year since Hartsville fire swept through home, killing 4 children

      1 year since Hartsville fire swept through home, killing 4 children

      Thursday, April 24 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:40:00 GMT
      A Hartsville mom still has no trial date set for various charges on the anniversary of a fire that killed her 4 young children. Hope Hawkins, then age 21, was the mother of 2 boys and 2 girls – ages 1
      A Hartsville mom still has no trial date set for various charges on the anniversary of a fire that killed her 4 young children. Hope Hawkins, then age 21, was the mother of 2 boys and 2 girls – ages 1
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    • SC teacher whose teen son died in crash talks to students before prom events

      SC teacher whose teen son died in crash talks to students before prom events

      Thursday, April 24 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:59:48 GMT
      A Spartanburg County teacher is sharing a very personal story to try to save lives.
      A Spartanburg County teacher is sharing a very personal story to try to save lives.
    • SC Libertarian Party says election law is invalid

      SC Libertarian Party says election law is invalid

      Thursday, April 24 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:49:43 GMT
      By The Associated Press South Carolina's Libertarian Party says a law governing how the state's elections are conducted is invalid. Attorney Lauren Martell told the state Supreme Court on Thursday the legislation requires U.S. Justice Department approval since it was passed before the U.S. Supreme Court struck parts of that review process. The Libertarian Party usually nominates candidates by convention and contends that new state law requires the party to have a primary vote to continue the ...
      By The Associated Press South Carolina's Libertarian Party says a law governing how the state's elections are conducted is invalid. Attorney Lauren Martell told the state Supreme Court on Thursday the legislation requires U.S. Justice Department approval since it was passed before the U.S. Supreme Court struck parts of that review process. The Libertarian Party usually nominates candidates by convention and contends that new state law requires the party to have a primary vote to continue the ...
    • SC GOP threatens to sue Haley's former primary foe

      SC GOP threatens to sue Haley's former primary foe

      Thursday, April 24 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:48:22 GMT
      By The Associated Press The South Carolina Republican Party wants former GOP gubernatorial candidate Tom Ervin to stop calling himself an independent Republican. State GOP Chairman Matt Moore threatened legal action Thursday if Ervin doesn't immediately stop running TV ads that identify him as an "independent Republican for governor." Moore says it's misleading. Ervin's ads began running Monday, 10 days after he withdrew from the June primary. Ervin said he decided to bypass a primary challen...
      By The Associated Press The South Carolina Republican Party wants former GOP gubernatorial candidate Tom Ervin to stop calling himself an independent Republican. State GOP Chairman Matt Moore threatened legal action Thursday if Ervin doesn't immediately stop running TV ads that identify him as an "independent Republican for governor." Moore says it's misleading. Ervin's ads began running Monday, 10 days after he withdrew from the June primary. Ervin said he decided to bypass a primary challen...
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    • 12 hurt, 3 critical in California school bus crash

      12 hurt, 3 critical in California school bus crash

      Friday, April 25 2014 3:24 AM EDT2014-04-25 07:24:53 GMT
      A fast-moving school bus carrying middle school students jumped a curb, plowed into trees and a lamp post, and came to rest tilting sideways, leaving 12 people injured, three of them critically, authorities said.
      A fast-moving school bus carrying middle school students jumped a curb, plowed into trees and a lamp post, and came to rest tilting sideways, leaving 12 people injured, three of them critically, authorities said.
    • Yurok Tribe to release condors in California

      Yurok Tribe to release condors in California

      Friday, April 25 2014 2:54 AM EDT2014-04-25 06:54:28 GMT
      By JEFF BARNARD Associated Press Yurok tribal tradition holds the California condor as sacred, with ancient stories saying the giant birds fly closest to the sun and are the best messengers to...
      By JEFF BARNARD Associated Press Yurok tribal tradition holds the California condor as sacred, with ancient stories saying the giant birds fly closest to the sun and are the best messengers to carry prayers.
    • Scientists want to breed fish to be better biters

      Scientists want to breed fish to be better biters

      Friday, April 25 2014 2:45 AM EDT2014-04-25 06:45:50 GMT
      By JEFF BARNARD Associated Press In a lifetime of fishing for winter steelhead on Oregon's Alsea River, Stan Steele has seen it get harder and harder to hook into hatchery-bred fish. Instead,...
      By JEFF BARNARD Associated Press In a lifetime of fishing for winter steelhead on Oregon's Alsea River, Stan Steele has seen it get harder and harder to hook into hatchery-bred fish. Instead, he has...
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    • Local DEW hosts annual Grand Strand job fair for veterans

      Local DEW hosts annual Grand Strand job fair for veterans

      Thursday, April 24 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 19:34:59 GMT
      MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - While South Carolina's unemployment rate is at its lowest in months, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the unemployment rate for veterans also decreases.The unemployment rate for veterans considered "Gulf War IIera," those who served since September 2001, is down to 9%. Thursday, the Waccamaw Department of Employment and Workforce looked to make that number even smaller.Conrad Davis celebrated his 61st birthday Thursday. The Navalveteran served his country fo...
      MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - While South Carolina's unemployment rate is at its lowest in months, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the unemployment rate for veterans also decreases.The unemployment rate for veterans considered "Gulf War IIera," those who served since September 2001, is down to 9%. Thursday, the Waccamaw Department of Employment and Workforce looked to make that number even smaller.Conrad Davis celebrated his 61st birthday Thursday. The Navalveteran served his country fo...
    • Florence nurse's heroic efforts helps save woman's life

      Florence nurse's heroic efforts helps save woman's life

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:47:14 GMT
      For Misty Lovell, patient interaction is a part of the job. She's a registered nurse at Carolinas Rehabilitation Hospital in Florence. Recently, she faced a new challenge outside of work, and first in her nursing career.
      For Misty Lovell, patient interaction is a part of the job. She's a registered nurse at Carolinas Rehabilitation Hospital in Florence. Recently, she faced a new challenge outside of work, and first in her nursing career.
    • Latta High senior chooses Army over college after graduation

      Latta High senior chooses Army over college after graduation

      Thursday, April 17 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:51:04 GMT
      This is the time of year that seniors start to finalize plans for life after high school. Many will go to college. But for Jessica Evans, she will take a different route. The army. "It's a family
      This is the time of year that seniors start to finalize plans for life after high school. Many will go to college. But for Jessica Evans, she will take a different route. The army. "It's a family
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    • Owner said she didn't want apartment managers to hear it barking

      Dog found with mouth duct taped shut

      Dog found with mouth duct taped shut

      Thursday, April 24 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-04-24 13:29:33 GMT
      A Boynton Beach, Florida woman is accused of animal abuse. Officers were called out to Andrea Curiel's home two weeks ago where they discovered her dog with duct tape wrapped around its mouth. It also was in a very small cage that was not cleaned according to authorities. Apparently she told police she taped the dog's mouth shut because she was afraid managers at the apartment complex would hear it barking. Police said Curiel told them she meant to clean the dog's cage but was running late. ...
      A Boynton Beach, Florida woman is accused of animal abuse. Officers were called out to Andrea Curiel's home two weeks ago where they discovered her dog with duct tape wrapped around its mouth. It also was in a very small cage that was not cleaned according to authorities. Apparently she told police she taped the dog's mouth shut because she was afraid managers at the apartment complex would hear it barking. Police said Curiel told them she meant to clean the dog's cage but was running late. ...
    • Postal worker didn't deliver 45,000 pieces of mail

      Postal worker didn't deliver 45,000 pieces of mail

      Thursday, April 24 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:05:49 GMT
      A Former Kentucky postal worker was sentenced to six months in federal prison for failing to deliver about 45,000 pieces of mail. Brent Morse stored the mail at his late mother's home and in rented storage facilities near his home and mail route in western Kentucky. A US Attorney said most of the mail was meant for about 250 homes in the Dawson Springs community over two years. Morse was ordered to pay nearly $15,000 in restitution for losses incurred by two businesses thatsendscommercial ci...
      A Former Kentucky postal worker was sentenced to six months in federal prison for failing to deliver about 45,000 pieces of mail. Brent Morse stored the mail at his late mother's home and in rented storage facilities near his home and mail route in western Kentucky. A US Attorney said most of the mail was meant for about 250 homes in the Dawson Springs community over two years. Morse was ordered to pay nearly $15,000 in restitution for losses incurred by two businesses thatsendscommercial ci...
    • Boy sings Gospel songs; kidnapper kicks him out of the car

      Boy sings Gospel songs; kidnapper kicks him out of the car

      Thursday, April 24 2014 8:21 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:21:21 GMT
      A 10-year-old kidnapped in front of his Atlanta home uses his voice to save himself. Willie Myrick was grabbed from his front yard in early April and the kidnapper said he didn't want to hear a word from him. But Willie decided to sing. After singings the gospel song "Every Praise" for three hours, the kidnapper reportedly pulled over the car and threw him out. Willie said he went to a nearby home and asked them to call for help. The abductor has not been found and there's a $10,000 reward fo...
      A 10-year-old kidnapped in front of his Atlanta home uses his voice to save himself. Willie Myrick was grabbed from his front yard in early April and the kidnapper said he didn't want to hear a word from him. But Willie decided to sing. After singings the gospel song "Every Praise" for three hours, the kidnapper reportedly pulled over the car and threw him out. Willie said he went to a nearby home and asked them to call for help. The abductor has not been found and there's a $10,000 reward fo...
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