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    SC teen girl dies in crash near university

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    A 14-year-old South Carolina girl died in a tragic crash near Charleston on Thursday just after noon. The incident involved three vehicles on University Boulevard near Charleston Southern University. According to North Charleston Police More>>

    SC pair in custody after baby found hurt, malnourished and in filth, officials say

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    The parents of a SC baby boy are now in custody after their house was checked by DSS and the baby taken by authorities last week, officials said. Charles Garten and Rebecca Schultz More>>

    4 Florence County burglary suspects nabbed after Jeep flips into ditch

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    Deputies and Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office arrested four suspects from Manning for burglary following an extensive manhunt in the area of John Paul Jones Road and Country Lane in Florence County Thursday. More>>

    UPDATE: PGA Tour refutes reports Johnson was suspended

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    Dustin Johnson will be off the PGA Tour for 6 months after testing positive for cocaine, the website Golf.com reported Friday.Johnson,who played golf at Coastal Carolina University, announced Thursday that he w More>>

    Grand Park Extension Project to begin this fall

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    The City of Myrtle Beach is finalizing plans for its Grand Park Linear Extension Project, scheduled to begin this fall.The project will expand Grand Park across Farrow Parkway, behind The Reserve community and past the ITAP site. It will incorporate 1.2 miles of new biking and walking trails around a pond that currently sits in the area. City planners say the idea has been in the works for more than a decade.City planners expect neighborhood accesses, boardwalks and bridges to be a part of th... More>>

    Standoff in Conway over; one person in custody

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    Horry County Police and SWAT members along with Horry County Sheriff's were called to the scene of a person barricaded inside a home along the 300 block of Heritage Road. Just after 2pm, word came from Horry County Sheriff's came that the incident ended peacefully with one person in custody.. More>>

    Stores and customers prepare for South Carolina's Tax-Free weekend deals Video included

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    Retailers across the state spent Thursday preparing for the annual tax-free weekend in South Carolina.The weekend is always a big draw for customers looking to save cash, but this year, the aisles will likely be filled with more customers considering North Carolina lawmakers discontinued their sales tax weekend savings.The time is an especially busy one for retailers who cater to both regular clients and schoolteachers as well.That includes staff at Teacher's Tools in Florence, who have spent... More>>

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    • Former Waccamaw HS tennis coach bikes 800 miles in honor of former athlete

      Former Waccamaw HS tennis coach bikes 800 miles in honor of former athlete

      Friday, August 1 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-08-02 03:50:56 GMT
      Former Waccamaw High School teacher and tennis coach James Brown biked from New York City to Surfside Beach in honor of one of his former athletes.Former Waccamaw High School teacher and tennis coach James Brown biked from New York City to Surfside Beach in honor of one of his former athletes.
      A former Waccamaw High School teacher and tennis coach arrived home Friday night after biking from New York City all the way to the Grand Strand.A group of friends and family were waiting outside of James Brown’s house in Surfside Beach to welcome him home.Brown just finished biking 800 miles through eight states in eight days.He started the Ashley G. Ride in honor of one of his former tennis players, Ashley Gaines, w...
      A former Waccamaw High School teacher and tennis coach arrived home Friday night after biking from New York City all the way to the Grand Strand.A group of friends and family were waiting outside of James Brown’s house in Surfside Beach to welcome him home.Brown just finished biking 800 miles through eight states in eight days.He started the Ashley G. Ride in honor of one of his former tennis players, Ashley Gaines, w...
    • Tropical Storm Bertha remains disorganized

      Tropical Storm Bertha remains disorganized

      Friday, August 1 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:56:15 GMT
      As of 11pm Friday, Bertha remains disorganized and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph, up 5 mph from this morning.
      As of 11pm Friday, Bertha remains disorganized and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph, up 5 mph from this morning.
    • UPDATE: PGA Tour refutes reports Johnson was suspended

      UPDATE: PGA Tour refutes reports Johnson was suspended

      Friday, August 1 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:56:47 GMT
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      Dustin Johnson will be off the PGA Tour for 6 months after testing positive for cocaine, the website Golf.com reported Friday.Johnson,who played golf at Coastal Carolina University, announced Thursday that he w
      Dustin Johnson will be off the PGA Tour for 6 months after testing positive for cocaine, the website Golf.com reported Friday.Johnson,who played golf at Coastal Carolina University, announced Thursday that he w
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    • 4 Florence County burglary suspects nabbed after Jeep flips into ditch

      4 Florence County burglary suspects nabbed after Jeep flips into ditch

      Friday, August 1 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:27:28 GMT
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      Deputies and Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office arrested four suspects from Manning for burglary following an extensive manhunt in the area of John Paul Jones Road and Country Lane in Florence County Thursday.
      Deputies and Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office arrested four suspects from Manning for burglary following an extensive manhunt in the area of John Paul Jones Road and Country Lane in Florence County Thursday.
    • Prayer vigil held for Scotland County football quarterback as he undergoes surgery

      Prayer vigil held for Scotland County football quarterback as he undergoes surgery

      Friday, August 1 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-08-01 19:18:45 GMT
      A prayer vigil was held for a Scotland County football quarterback while he undergoes surgery.A prayer vigil was held for a Scotland County football quarterback while he undergoes surgery.
      Scotland High School Quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe, who was critically injured while riding a four-wheeler with teammate Dakota Holland earlier this week, underwent surgery Thursday night. It happened while his community held a prayer vigil for him.
      Scotland High School Quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe, who was critically injured while riding a four-wheeler with teammate Dakota Holland earlier this week, underwent surgery Thursday night. It happened while his community held a prayer vigil for him.
    • Dozens arrested in Brunswick County drug sweep

      Dozens arrested in Brunswick County drug sweep

      Friday, August 1 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-08-01 18:27:00 GMT
      Thursday, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit conducted “Operation Summer Heat” with the intention of “rounding up” various drug offenders throughout the community.Morethan30 individuals were arrested and later transported to the Brunswick County Detention Facility.Various agencies throughout Brunswick County and Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the operation. The operation was the result of several months of investigations a...
      Thursday, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit conducted “Operation Summer Heat” with the intention of “rounding up” various drug offenders throughout the community.Morethan30 individuals were arrested and later transported to the Brunswick County Detention Facility.Various agencies throughout Brunswick County and Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the operation. The operation was the result of several months of investigations a...
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    • Mom of 5 who wore bikini fires back at bullies who mocked her stretch marks

      Mom of 5 who wore bikini fires back at bullies who mocked her stretch marks

      Friday, August 1 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:47:19 GMT
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      A mother of five who was mocked for her stretch marks while sunbathing at the beach has written an open letter to the trio who bullied her. That letter has now gone viral with more than 1 million likes on Facebook.
      A mother of five who was mocked for her stretch marks while sunbathing at the beach has written an open letter to the trio who bullied her. That letter has now gone viral with more than 1 million likes on Facebook.
    • SC pair in custody after baby found hurt, malnourished and in filth, officials say

      SC pair in custody after baby found hurt, malnourished and in filth, officials say

      Friday, August 1 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:01:00 GMT
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      The parents of a SC baby boy are now in custody after their house was checked by DSS and the baby taken by authorities last week, officials said. Charles Garten and Rebecca Schultz
      The parents of a SC baby boy are now in custody after their house was checked by DSS and the baby taken by authorities last week, officials said. Charles Garten and Rebecca Schultz
    • Gang resistance program graduates 30 from non-school effort

      Gang resistance program graduates 30 from non-school effort

      Friday, August 1 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:47:31 GMT
      By Robert KittleThe Gang Resistance Education And Training program, or G.R.E.A.T. for short, graduated 30 children Friday, the first summer graduating class from the “Show Them We Care” after-school center in an apartment complex in Columbia.G.R.E.A.T. is a national gang, violence, and bullying prevention program that’s usually taught in schools by law enforcement officers. It’s aimed at preventing delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership.Tamarika Roberts had two daughters graduate Fr...
      By Robert KittleThe Gang Resistance Education And Training program, or G.R.E.A.T. for short, graduated 30 children Friday, the first summer graduating class from the “Show Them We Care” after-school center in an apartment complex in Columbia.G.R.E.A.T. is a national gang, violence, and bullying prevention program that’s usually taught in schools by law enforcement officers. It’s aimed at preventing delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership.Tamarika Roberts had two daughters graduate Fr...
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    • Fires force evacuations in West Coast states

      Fires force evacuations in West Coast states

      Saturday, August 2 2014 4:23 AM EDT2014-08-02 08:23:25 GMT
      Wildfires burning through dry terrain in West Coast states have forced scores of evacuations as fire teams worked to corral the blazes.
      Wildfires burning through dry terrain in West Coast states have forced scores of evacuations as fire teams worked to corral the blazes.
    • Push for charges in NYC police chokehold death

      Push for charges in NYC police chokehold death

      Saturday, August 2 2014 2:06 AM EDT2014-08-02 06:06:09 GMT
      New Yorkers enraged by a man's death in police custody see a medical examiner's ruling that blames a prohibited chokehold as a clear indication the officers involved should face criminal charges.
      New Yorkers enraged by a man's death in police custody see a medical examiner's ruling that blames a prohibited chokehold as a clear indication the officers involved should face criminal charges.
    • Hate crime case resurrects racial wounds in NYC

      Hate crime case resurrects racial wounds in NYC

      Saturday, August 2 2014 1:33 AM EDT2014-08-02 05:33:04 GMT
      Yitzhak Shuchat, a white member of a civilian patrol group, and Andrew Charles, the black son of a police officer, came face to face in 2008 in a neighborhood with a history of racial strife - that much is certain.
      Yitzhak Shuchat, a white member of a civilian patrol group, and Andrew Charles, the black son of a police officer, came face to face in 2008 in a neighborhood with a history of racial strife - that much is certain.
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    • Two charter members of the Boys and Girls Club of the Grand Strand return to inspire current members

      Two charter members of the Boys and Girls Club of the Grand Strand return to inspire current members

      Friday, July 25 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:03:53 GMT
      MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- Today, more than 200 local children and teenagers take part in programs at the Boys and Girls Club of the Grand Strand.But that wasn’t always the case, when the program was chartered in 1998, it only had two members. Those members were P.J. and O.T. Thompson. P.J. was 7-years-old when he joined but O.T. was only 4 and that’s something that almost stopped him from being able to join."I actually wasn't supposed to be here. I was too young but since they brought my bro...
      MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- Today, more than 200 local children and teenagers take part in programs at the Boys and Girls Club of the Grand Strand.But that wasn’t always the case, when the program was chartered in 1998, it only had two members. Those members were P.J. and O.T. Thompson. P.J. was 7-years-old when he joined but O.T. was only 4 and that’s something that almost stopped him from being able to join."I actually wasn't supposed to be here. I was too young but since they brought my bro...
    • 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...
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    • Woman survives 8 days in car; uses plastic bags to catch rain for water

      Woman survives 8 days in car; uses plastic bags to catch rain for water

      Friday, August 1 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:58:44 GMT
      An Oklahoma woman survived eight days in her car after it went down an embankment into a muddy ditch. Kay Springer was out running errands when she became disoriented. Her car ran off the road and sat there more than a week until she was rescued. Her car got stuck in the mud near the Arkansas River below Highway 62. She couldn't climb out of the steep embankment.Doctors say she became disoriented because her cancer came back and the tumor had swelled up and basically knocked her unconscious.S...
      An Oklahoma woman survived eight days in her car after it went down an embankment into a muddy ditch. Kay Springer was out running errands when she became disoriented. Her car ran off the road and sat there more than a week until she was rescued. Her car got stuck in the mud near the Arkansas River below Highway 62. She couldn't climb out of the steep embankment.Doctors say she became disoriented because her cancer came back and the tumor had swelled up and basically knocked her unconscious.S...
    • Quintuplets released from hospital 4 months after being born

      Quintuplets released from hospital 4 months after being born

      Friday, August 1 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:16:05 GMT
      Steven and Michelle Seal, took home their quintuplets after waiting months for the babies to be well enough.Thursday the family of 6 left Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas with all 5 babies. The four girls and one boy were born in March. It was the first set of quintuplets to be delivered at Baylor Hospital. They were born about two months early. The first baby went home June 6 but it wasn't until this week that the final baby was released. It was an emotional day for the nurses and ...
      Steven and Michelle Seal, took home their quintuplets after waiting months for the babies to be well enough.Thursday the family of 6 left Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas with all 5 babies. The four girls and one boy were born in March. It was the first set of quintuplets to be delivered at Baylor Hospital. They were born about two months early. The first baby went home June 6 but it wasn't until this week that the final baby was released. It was an emotional day for the nurses and ...
    • UPDATE: PGA Tour refutes reports Johnson was suspended

      UPDATE: PGA Tour refutes reports Johnson was suspended

      Friday, August 1 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:56:47 GMT
      Dustin Johnson - WBTW photoDustin Johnson - WBTW photo
      Dustin Johnson will be off the PGA Tour for 6 months after testing positive for cocaine, the website Golf.com reported Friday.Johnson,who played golf at Coastal Carolina University, announced Thursday that he w
      Dustin Johnson will be off the PGA Tour for 6 months after testing positive for cocaine, the website Golf.com reported Friday.Johnson,who played golf at Coastal Carolina University, announced Thursday that he w
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