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    SC toddler girl dies after being hit by golf cart in hospital parking lot

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    Police in Aiken are still investigating how a little girl died Tuesday after she was hit by a golf cart.The 3-year old, identified as Kirsten Grace Jones, was struck in the parking lot of Aiken Regional Medical Centers Monday afternoon. More>>

    Clemson student suddenly dies from infection

    Virginia Gilliam Virginia Gilliam
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    A Mount Pleasant family is grieving the loss of their 18-year-old daughter and sister after she dies suddenly while away at school in the up state. Clemson freshman Virginia Gilliam died on August 24 after what started out as a urinary tract infection."Anybody that knew Virginia, knew she saw the world through a child's eyes. Again, I knew that, my family knew that and I'm not a big social media guy but since then I've just been seeing all this out pouring," Herb Gilliam. Social Media he says... More>>

    Southern 500 returning to Labor Day in Darlington for 2015 Video included

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    The Southern 500, which traditionally was run on Labor Day at the Darlington Raceway until about 10 years ago, will be returning to that weekend date starting next year, NASCAR officials said Tuesday.The race will be on Sept. 6 2015 at the Darlington Raceway and is am More>>

    Florence Two remains silent over grade tampering report

    Some question how 114 grades were changed at Hannah Pamplico High School. Some question how 114 grades were changed at Hannah Pamplico High School.
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    Earlier this month, a News13 Investigation exposed a grade tampering scandal at Hannah-Pamplico High School. More>>

    Horry County leaders announce day of countywide cleanup

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    HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - The results of this year's Horry County Litter Index shows cleanup projects have a positive impact on the area. To build on that county leaders want to take those efforts a step further and get everyone involved.The Horry County Public Safety Committee and members with “Keep Horry Beautiful” both met this week to announce plans for a countywide cleanup.Unlike other cleanup efforts that include smaller groups tackling a particular community...this project will cover... More>>

    Surfside Beach Council may designate more funds for beach preservation Video included

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    SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - The Surfside Beach town council will meet Tuesday evening to begin discussions of a Beach Nourishment Ordinance. Council members told News13 the beach is an important asset to the Town of Surfside, so they want to begin efforts to maintain and
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    • Goodwill hosts "Hire Me" event for T.J. Maxx

      Goodwill hosts "Hire Me" event for T.J. Maxx

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:40:04 GMT
      Many people know Goodwill as a retail store, but the company's mission is to help people find employment. Goodwill hosts a series of "Hire Me" Job Fair events to help job seekers fill open positions in the community. They held an event at the Job Link Center in North Myrtle Beach for TJ Maxx. The store has a new location opening in and needs 100 new employees.Abby Sterowski visited the event to turn in an application and interview. She said she's applied 15-20 places and hasn't heard back."It...
      Many people know Goodwill as a retail store, but the company's mission is to help people find employment. Goodwill hosts a series of "Hire Me" Job Fair events to help job seekers fill open positions in the community. They held an event at the Job Link Center in North Myrtle Beach for TJ Maxx. The store has a new location opening in and needs 100 new employees.Abby Sterowski visited the event to turn in an application and interview. She said she's applied 15-20 places and hasn't heard back."It...
    • Horry County leaders announce day of countywide cleanup

      Horry County leaders announce day of countywide cleanup

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:34 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:34:27 GMT
      HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - The results of this year's Horry County Litter Index shows cleanup projects have a positive impact on the area. To build on that county leaders want to take those efforts a step further and get everyone involved.The Horry County Public Safety Committee and members with “Keep Horry Beautiful” both met this week to announce plans for a countywide cleanup.Unlike other cleanup efforts that include smaller groups tackling a particular community...this project will cover...
      HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) - The results of this year's Horry County Litter Index shows cleanup projects have a positive impact on the area. To build on that county leaders want to take those efforts a step further and get everyone involved.The Horry County Public Safety Committee and members with “Keep Horry Beautiful” both met this week to announce plans for a countywide cleanup.Unlike other cleanup efforts that include smaller groups tackling a particular community...this project will cover...
    • HWY 707 construction causes issues for Horry County students and parents

      HWY 707 construction causes issues for Horry County students and parents

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:53:42 GMT
      Thousands of Horry County students and their families are forced to sit in traffic due to Highway 707 construction in the St. James attendance areas.School Officials says Burgess Elementary (620 students), St. James Elementary (800 students), St. James Middle (1190), and St James High School (1400) are affected by the construction."It's bad, the traffic is terrible,” said Lori Thompson.Thompson was waiting at St. Jame...
      Thousands of Horry County students and their families are forced to sit in traffic due to Highway 707 construction in the St. James attendance areas.School Officials says Burgess Elementary (620 students), St. James Elementary (800 students), St. James Middle (1190), and St James High School (1400) are affected by the construction."It's bad, the traffic is terrible,” said Lori Thompson.Thompson was waiting at St. Jame...
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    • Florence Two remains silent over grade tampering report

      Florence Two remains silent over grade tampering report

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:01 AM EDT2014-08-27 11:01:48 GMT
      Some question how 114 grades were changed at Hannah Pamplico High School. Some question how 114 grades were changed at Hannah Pamplico High School.
      Earlier this month, a News13 Investigation exposed a grade tampering scandal at Hannah-Pamplico High School.
      Earlier this month, a News13 Investigation exposed a grade tampering scandal at Hannah-Pamplico High School.
    • Motorcycle crash kills one in Florence County

      Motorcycle crash kills one in Florence County

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:19:53 GMT
      A motorcycle crash happened just after 4 Wednesday morning at the intersection of Pamplico Highway and East Effingham Highway. The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the driver of a 2001 Harley Davidson was traveling north on East Effingham when he went through a stop sign, crossed the intersection and struck a sidewalk. Corporal Sonny Collins with the Highway Patrol said the driver wasn't wearing a helmet and died from his injuries. When Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken releases the...
      A motorcycle crash happened just after 4 Wednesday morning at the intersection of Pamplico Highway and East Effingham Highway. The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the driver of a 2001 Harley Davidson was traveling north on East Effingham when he went through a stop sign, crossed the intersection and struck a sidewalk. Corporal Sonny Collins with the Highway Patrol said the driver wasn't wearing a helmet and died from his injuries. When Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken releases the...
    • Darlington Humane Society close to winning $10k for new shelter

      Darlington Humane Society close to winning $10k for new shelter

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:38:45 GMT
      Darlington County Animal Shelterhas been entered to win a Facebook contest through Pet Paradise -- and they are in second place right now. Up for grabs: $10,000 for a new animal shelter!They are encouraging people to vote for them so they can use that money to help save
      Darlington County Animal Shelterhas been entered to win a Facebook contest through Pet Paradise -- and they are in second place right now. Up for grabs: $10,000 for a new animal shelter!They are encouraging people to vote for them so they can use that money to help save
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    • Clemson student suddenly dies from infection

      Clemson student suddenly dies from infection

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:38 AM EDT2014-08-27 12:38:27 GMT
      Virginia GilliamVirginia Gilliam
      A Mount Pleasant family is grieving the loss of their 18-year-old daughter and sister after she dies suddenly while away at school in the up state. Clemson freshman Virginia Gilliam died on August 24 after what started out as a urinary tract infection."Anybody that knew Virginia, knew she saw the world through a child's eyes. Again, I knew that, my family knew that and I'm not a big social media guy but since then I've just been seeing all this out pouring," Herb Gilliam. Social Media he says...
      A Mount Pleasant family is grieving the loss of their 18-year-old daughter and sister after she dies suddenly while away at school in the up state. Clemson freshman Virginia Gilliam died on August 24 after what started out as a urinary tract infection."Anybody that knew Virginia, knew she saw the world through a child's eyes. Again, I knew that, my family knew that and I'm not a big social media guy but since then I've just been seeing all this out pouring," Herb Gilliam. Social Media he says...
    • 9-year-old accidentally kills shooting range instructor

      9-year-old accidentally kills shooting range instructor

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:24 AM EDT2014-08-27 12:24:07 GMT
      Mohave County Sheriff's deputies responded to the accidental shooting Monday where they determined a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot her shooting instructor in the head. The instructor, a 39-year-old male victim was airlifted to a medical center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The girl was at the business with her parents. The instructor identified as Charles Vacca, later died at the University Medical Center.Vacca was standi...
      Mohave County Sheriff's deputies responded to the accidental shooting Monday where they determined a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot her shooting instructor in the head. The instructor, a 39-year-old male victim was airlifted to a medical center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The girl was at the business with her parents. The instructor identified as Charles Vacca, later died at the University Medical Center.Vacca was standi...
    • Flags at half-staff honoring first African-American commander of NC Highway Patrol

      Flags at half-staff honoring first African-American commander of NC Highway Patrol

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:32 AM EDT2014-08-27 11:32:23 GMT
      Col. Richard W. Holden, Sr.Col. Richard W. Holden, Sr.
      Governor McCrory issued a flag order in effect for Wednesday, August 27 lowering all North Carolina flags to half-staff in honor of the late Col. Richard W. Holden, Sr. with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Col. Holden was a 35-year veteran of the Highway Patrol before his retirement. He was the North Carolina Highway Patrol's first African American commander. Col. Holden died Friday, August 22 at the age of 67. He was originally from Wendell, and was a graduate of NC AT Universit...
      Governor McCrory issued a flag order in effect for Wednesday, August 27 lowering all North Carolina flags to half-staff in honor of the late Col. Richard W. Holden, Sr. with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Col. Holden was a 35-year veteran of the Highway Patrol before his retirement. He was the North Carolina Highway Patrol's first African American commander. Col. Holden died Friday, August 22 at the age of 67. He was originally from Wendell, and was a graduate of NC AT Universit...
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    • AP source: American militant said killed in Syria

      AP source: American militant said killed in Syria

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:38 AM EDT2014-08-27 12:38:45 GMT
      A U.S. official says an American man reported to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside a terrorist group, most likely the Islamic State.
      An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official said Tuesday.
    • Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes

      Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:37 AM EDT2014-08-27 11:37:59 GMT
      Chicago's beloved Little League champions are getting their own parade, from their ballpark on the city's South Side to Millennium Park downtown.
      The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.
    • Boy hurt in California quake: 'I should be dead'

      Boy hurt in California quake: 'I should be dead'

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:08 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:08:33 GMT
      Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him. His mother, who later called it the worst night of her life,...
      Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him. His mother, who later called it the worst night of her life, couldn't...
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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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    • Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

      Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:47:49 GMT
      A man who took a nearly $5,000 gold nugget from a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store offered to pay for it two days after his face appeared in photos distributed by the media.
      A man suspected of walking out of a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store with a gold nugget worth nearly $5,000 developed a conscience and paid for it - after his image was distributed by police through a "crime stoppers" program.
    • Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

      Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:27:46 GMT
      Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather.
      Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather.
    • Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

      Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:27:45 GMT
      A Maine lobsterman says one of his traps caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.
      A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.
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    • NC college students create nail polish to help protect women from date rape

      NC college students create nail polish to help protect women from date rape

      Monday, August 25 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:33:52 GMT
      Students in the Materials Science Engineering department at North Carolina State University teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB often go undetected because they are often odorless and colorless. Rohypnol, used to be in white tablet form but recently it's been formulated as to be green with a blue core. The manufacturer made the change to try and identify tampered drinks at clubs. But generic versions of...
      Students in the Materials Science Engineering department at North Carolina State University teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB often go undetected because they are often odorless and colorless. Rohypnol, used to be in white tablet form but recently it's been formulated as to be green with a blue core. The manufacturer made the change to try and identify tampered drinks at clubs. But generic versions of...
    • 52 indicted in huge SC meth, pot and pill drug bust

      52 indicted in huge SC meth, pot and pill drug bust

      Friday, May 16 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-05-16 22:16:42 GMT
      Dozens of people have been indicted in connection with two Upstate drug operations -- one focusing on meth and another on prescription drugs and marijuana.
      Dozens of people have been indicted in connection with two Upstate drug operations -- one focusing on meth and another on prescription drugs and marijuana.
    • '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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