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  • One dead, five hospitalized in early Easter morning Garden City fire

    One dead, five hospitalized in early Easter morning Garden City fire

    Sunday, April 20 2014 7:45 AM EDT2014-04-20 11:45:01 GMT
    MURRELLS INLET,S .C. (WBTW) - Just before 4 a.m. Sunday morning, a fire started at what Horry County Fire Rescue says is a "multi-family building" on Calhoun Drive in Murrells Inlet.Assistant Chief Scott Thompson says one person is dead, one is still missing, and at six people were transported to area hospitals.The fire is now under control. Horry County Fire Rescue responded to the scene with mutual aid to Murrells Inlet/Garden City Fire Rescue.We have a crew on the way to the scene. Expect ...
    MURRELLS INLET,S .C. (WBTW) - Just before 4 a.m. Sunday morning, a fire started at what Horry County Fire Rescue says is a "multi-family building" on Calhoun Drive in Murrells Inlet.Assistant Chief Scott Thompson says one person is dead, one is still missing, and at six people were transported to area hospitals.The fire is now under control. Horry County Fire Rescue responded to the scene with mutual aid to Murrells Inlet/Garden City Fire Rescue.We have a crew on the way to the scene. Expect ...
  • Horry and Georgetown County crews respond to apartment fire, injuries reported

    Horry and Georgetown County crews respond to apartment fire, injuries reported

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:43:26 GMT
    MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (WBTW) - Murrells Inlet/Garden City Fire Rescue, Horry County Fire Rescue, and mutual aid from surrounding areas respond to a fire at Lotus Court in Murrells Inlet.Scott Thompson, with HCFR, says they have dispatched 2 units including a ladder truck and an ambulance.There's limited information at this time. Count on News 13 to keep you covered.
    MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (WBTW) - Murrells Inlet/Garden City Fire Rescue, Horry County Fire Rescue, and mutual aid from surrounding areas respond to a fire at Lotus Court in Murrells Inlet.Scott Thompson, with HCFR, says they have dispatched 2 units including a ladder truck and an ambulance.There's limited information at this time. Count on News 13 to keep you covered.
  • CUE Center and local agencies search for Angie Pipkin in Darlington County

    CUE Center and local agencies search for Angie Pipkin in Darlington County

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:06:23 GMT
    Members of the CUE center are searching the area of the Cashua Ferry Landing Saturday for clues in the death of Angie Pipkin. Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd tells News13 Darlington County deputies along with Horry County Police, North Charleston authorities and other law enforcement agencies are assisting with the search. Pipkin, an Aynor mother, went missing in January. Randy Gale Robinson from Murrells Inlet,...
    Members of the CUE center are searching the area of the Cashua Ferry Landing Saturday for clues in the death of Angie Pipkin. Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd tells News13 Darlington County deputies along with Horry County Police, North Charleston authorities and other law enforcement agencies are assisting with the search. Pipkin, an Aynor mother, went missing in January. Randy Gale Robinson from Murrells Inlet,...
  • Direct Air founder files for personal bankruptcy

    Direct Air founder files for personal bankruptcy

    One of the founders of Myrtle Beach-based Direct Air has filed for personal bankruptcy protection, a move that halts a lawsuit filed against by the trustee in the airline's corporate bankruptcy case.
    One of the founders of Myrtle Beach-based Direct Air has filed for personal bankruptcy protection, a move that halts a lawsuit filed against him by the trustee in the airline's corporate bankruptcy case.
  • Grand Strand packed with Easter weekend visitors

    Grand Strand packed with Easter weekend visitors

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-04-19 15:39:21 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - The Grand Strand is expecting a crowd for the Easter weekend, and officials hope it's a sign of what's ahead for the upcoming tourist season. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports Taylor Damonte of Coastal Carolina University's Center for Resort Tourism expects lodging occupancy to hit about 93 percent because Easter occurs later this year. The busy Easter weekend could be the highlight of an up and down spring for the beach. While lingering cold weather hurt some w...
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - The Grand Strand is expecting a crowd for the Easter weekend, and officials hope it's a sign of what's ahead for the upcoming tourist season. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports Taylor Damonte of Coastal Carolina University's Center for Resort Tourism expects lodging occupancy to hit about 93 percent because Easter occurs later this year. The busy Easter weekend could be the highlight of an up and down spring for the beach. While lingering cold weather hurt some w...
  • Easter Bunny stops by Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach for breakfast

    Easter Bunny stops by Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach for breakfast

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-04-19 15:34:59 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - Easter Sunday is tomorrow, of course, but Horry county kids celebrated earlySaturday morning. Dozens of children were at Hard Rock Cafe's annual Easter breakfast. The children, and their family, enjoyed a breakfast buffet with the Easter bunny!The News 13-Sponsored KidzTime Spokeskid Alexia Sabau was there. "I love to find eggs, and I can't wait when the Easter bunny comes, and I love Easter dinner," she said.The Easter bunny also stopped at Ripley's Aquarium. The...
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - Easter Sunday is tomorrow, of course, but Horry county kids celebrated earlySaturday morning. Dozens of children were at Hard Rock Cafe's annual Easter breakfast. The children, and their family, enjoyed a breakfast buffet with the Easter bunny!The News 13-Sponsored KidzTime Spokeskid Alexia Sabau was there. "I love to find eggs, and I can't wait when the Easter bunny comes, and I love Easter dinner," she said.The Easter bunny also stopped at Ripley's Aquarium. The...
  • Horry County Fire Rescue and state forestry commission push "spring cleaning"

    Horry County Fire Rescue and state forestry commission push "spring cleaning"

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-04-19 13:11:26 GMT
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (PRESS RELEASE) - It’s a time-honored tradition. Or should that be time-honored chore? Either way, the onset (finally!) of spring, for many of us, means it’s time to throw open the windows and doors and clean out a year’s worth of accumulated dust and debris. For those living in the Wildland-Urban Interface, spring cleaning includes the outside of the home as well. There are more than 45 million homes...
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (PRESS RELEASE) - It’s a time-honored tradition. Or should that be time-honored chore? Either way, the onset (finally!) of spring, for many of us, means it’s time to throw open the windows and doors and clean out a year’s worth of accumulated dust and debris. For those living in the Wildland-Urban Interface, spring cleaning includes the outside of the home as well. There are more than 45 million homes...
  • Pastor offers perspective on Easter holiday

    Pastor offers perspective on Easter holiday

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:08:06 GMT
    Candy, stuffed animals and Easter egg hunts. All things that many of us anticipate with the arrival of Easter. The Easter holiday is not only a religious fixture but for retailers as well. But what
    Candy, stuffed animals and Easter egg hunts. All things that many of us anticipate with the arrival of Easter. The Easter holiday is not only a religious fixture but for retailers as well. But what
  • Some say 2 Chainz is too much for Myrtle Beach City owned venue

    Some say 2 Chainz is too much for Myrtle Beach City owned venue

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:07:04 GMT
    Saturday the rap artist "2 Chainz" will perform at the Myrtle Beach convention center and some question the city's decision to allow him to perform. The performer's lyrics promote drug use, and in one
    Saturday the rap artist "2 Chainz" will perform at the Myrtle Beach convention center and some question the city's decision to allow him to perform. The performer's lyrics promote drug use, and in one
  • Georgetown Co. Sheriff's Office to collect unwanted prescription drugs

    Georgetown Co. Sheriff's Office to collect unwanted prescription drugs

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:13:28 GMT
    From Georgetown County Sheriff's Office Press Release On April 26, 2014 the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity
    The event happens April 26 at locations in Pawleys Island and the city of Georgetown.
  • Your rights in car repossessions

    Your rights in car repossessions

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:07 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:07:51 GMT
    By Tracey Early (WSPA) Douglas Foster still has all the paperwork on a loan he'd rather forget. "We were 18 or 19," said Douglas. "We just kind of went in there and did it." He and his then-girlfriend
    The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs says car repossessions is one of its top complaints.
  • SC unemployment rate continues to drop

    SC unemployment rate continues to drop

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:04:02 GMT
    South Carolina's unemployment rate is continuing to go down. The Department of Employment and Workforce said Friday that the state's jobless rate was 5.5 percent in March. That's down from 5.7 percent
    South Carolina's unemployment rate is continuing to go down. The Department of Employment and Workforce said Friday that the state's jobless rate was 5.5 percent in March. That's down from 5.7 percent
  • Crash with injuries reported on SC 707/Socastee Blvd.

    Crash with injuries reported on SC 707/Socastee Blvd.

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:47:02 GMT
    A crash with several injuries was reported on Socastee Blvd/SC 707 on Friday afternoon.The crash happened at 5:55 pm at Folly Road and Socastee, which is about midway between US 17 Bypass and Dick Pond
    A crash with several injuries was reported on Socastee Blvd/SC 707 on Friday afternoon.The crash happened at 5:55 pm at Folly Road and Socastee, which is about midway between US 17 Bypass and Dick Pond
  • Easter weekend gas prices down 2 cents from year ago

    Easter weekend gas prices down 2 cents from year ago

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:43:02 GMT
    As thousands hit the road this weekend to celebrate the Easter holiday close to family and friends, drivers are finding prices at the pump are on the up-and-up. According to AAA, the average price for
    As thousands hit the road this weekend to celebrate the Easter holiday close to family and friends, drivers are finding prices at the pump are on the up-and-up. According to AAA, the average price for
  • Mom finds dead body during son's Easter egg hunt

    Mom finds dead body during son's Easter egg hunt

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:48:41 GMT
    A woman from west Knoxville found a body under her deck while hunting for Easter eggs with her son Wednesday. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Tara Hanouskova smelled an odor that progressively got
    A woman from west Knoxville found a body under her deck while hunting for Easter eggs with her son Wednesday. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Tara Hanouskova smelled an odor that progressively got
  • Byerly Park Beach Music Festival returns to Hartsville

    Byerly Park Beach Music Festival returns to Hartsville

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:16:12 GMT
    This May, residents of the Hartsville region and beyond are invited to pull out their dancing shoes and return to the swinging beach music of yesteryear as the Beach Music Festival returns to the Byerly
    This May, residents of the Hartsville region and beyond are invited to pull out their dancing shoes and return to the swinging beach music of yesteryear as the Beach Music Festival returns to the Byerly
  • Six people hurt after apartment complex fire in SC

    Six people hurt after apartment complex fire in SC

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:27:28 GMT
    Four people were injured in an apartment fire early Friday in Hendersonville. Two young children were lowered to safety by family members. Two people jumped to safety and two others were taken to Augusta
    Four people were injured in an apartment fire early Friday in Hendersonville. Two young children were lowered to safety by family members. Two people jumped to safety and two others were taken to Augusta
  • Dillon County Sheriff's office investigates body found

    Dillon County Sheriff's office investigates body found

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:17:25 GMT
    The Dillon County Sheriff's office investigates a body found in Latta Wednesday. Cliff Arnette with the Dillon County Sheriff's office says a body was discovered on Old Ebenezer Road and Highway 501.
    The Dillon County Sheriff's office investigates a body found in Latta Wednesday. Cliff Arnette with the Dillon County Sheriff's office says a body was discovered on Old Ebenezer Road and Highway 501.
  • Residents question why Latta mayor fired the town's first female police chief

    Folks question why Latta mayor fired the town's first female police chief

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:38:38 GMT
    The Mayor of the Town Of Latta fired the town's Police Chief on Tuesday. Latta town councilman Jared Taylor told us the mayor fired crystal Moore because she received 7 reprimands.. News13
    The Mayor of the Town Of Latta fired the town's Police Chief on Tuesday. Latta town councilman Jared Taylor told us the mayor fired crystal Moore because she received 7 reprimands.. News13
  • Latta council votes for referendum to weaken mayor after police chief fired

    Latta council votes for referendum to weaken mayor after police chief fired

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:36:31 GMT
    Earlier this week Latta Mayor Earl Bullard fired the town's Police Chief, Crystal Moore. Latta Town Councilman Jared Taylor told News13 the mayor decided to fire Moore because she received 7 reprimands.
    Earlier this week Latta Mayor Earl Bullard fired the town's Police Chief, Crystal Moore. Latta Town Councilman Jared Taylor told News13 the mayor decided to fire Moore because she received 7 reprimands.
  • Search for missing fisherman in NC

    Search for missing fisherman in NC

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:17:00 GMT
    Crews are searching for two missing men are in their late twenties who went fishing Thursday morning in Stokes County, North Carolina and never returned. Their boat and fishing poles were located quite
    Crews are searching for two missing men are in their late twenties who went fishing Thursday morning in Stokes County, North Carolina and never returned. Their boat and fishing poles were located quite
  • Former Chesterfield Co. Sheriff found guilty on all counts

    Former Chesterfield Co. Sheriff found guilty on all counts

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:07:47 GMT
    The verdict in the corruption trial of former Chesterfield County Sheriff Sam Parker is in. Parker has been found guilty on all charges. He was found guilty on five counts of misconduct in office, two
    The verdict in the corruption trial of former Chesterfield County Sheriff Sam Parker is in. Parker has been found guilty on all charges. He was found guilty on five counts of misconduct in office, two
  • Church volunteers create record-setting chalk portrait of Jesus

    Church volunteers create record-setting chalk portrait of Jesus

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:50:54 GMT
    Volunteers started making a chalk design of Jesus this week in the parking lot of Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas. They're attempting to set the world record for the largest chalk drawing and they
    Volunteers started making a chalk design of Jesus this week in the parking lot of Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas. They're attempting to set the world record for the largest chalk drawing and they
  • SC teen dies in boating accident

    SC teen dies in boating accident

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:13:01 GMT
    Two people are dead and two others missing after a boating accident on Lake Erie in Ohio. Among the dead is 17-year-old Paige Widmer of Pelion, South Carolina. A spokesperson for the Ottawa County, Ohio
    Two people are dead and two others missing after a boating accident on Lake Erie in Ohio. Among the dead is 17-year-old Paige Widmer of Pelion, South Carolina. A spokesperson for the Ottawa County, Ohio
  • Farmers Market set for April 22 at CCU

    Farmers Market set for April 22 at CCU

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:56:21 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University is hosting a CCU Farmers Market & Sustainability Fair on Tuesday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Prince Lawn. The public is invited to browse and purchase local produce
    Coastal Carolina University is hosting a CCU Farmers Market & Sustainability Fair on Tuesday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Prince Lawn. The public is invited
  • First of its kind stunt appears in Myrtle Beach show

    First of its kind stunt appears in Myrtle Beach show

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:54:21 GMT
    Jennifer Schneider climbs the cannon to perform a stunt.Jennifer Schneider climbs the cannon to perform a stunt.
    The Palace Theatre continues its 2014 production of "Illusions of Magic". The show offers several acts including, illusions, dancers, live tigers, and new this year, a human cannon ball. Jennifer Schneider,
    The Palace Theatre continues its 2014 production of "Illusions of Magic". The show offers several acts including, illusions, dancers, live tigers, and new this year, a human cannon ball.
  • Annual Pee Dee Spring Plant & Flower Festival starts April 24

    Annual Pee Dee Spring Plant & Flower Festival starts April 24

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:51:44 GMT
    Spring into the warmer weather with a trip to the Pee Dee Spring Plant and Flower Festival at the Pee Dee State Farmers Market April 24-27. Seventy vendors are taking part in the area's largest lawn
    Spring into the warmer weather with a trip to the Pee Dee Spring Plant and Flower Festival at the Pee Dee State Farmers Market April 24-27.
  • Boy electrocuted while swimming in backyard pool; pool light to blame

    Boy electrocuted while swimming in backyard pool; pool light to blame

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:41:43 GMT
    A 7-year-old Florida boy was electrocuted and died after swimming in the family's pool. Calder Sloan was swimming with another boy Sunday. The other boy felt a tingle soon after they got in the water
    A 7-year-old Florida boy was electrocuted and died after swimming in the family's pool. Calder Sloan was swimming with another boy Sunday. The other boy felt a tingle soon after they got in the water
  • Father accused of killing son so he could play video games, police say

    Father accused of killing son so he could play video games, police say

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:08:08 GMT
    Sheriff's deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games. Authorities say 24-year-old Cody Wygant is charged with third-degree murder and child neglect.
    Sheriff's deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games. Authorities say 24-year-old Cody Wygant is charged with third-degree murder and child neglect.
  • Tuttle named FMU’s Distinguished Professor

    Tuttle named FMU’s Distinguished Professor

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:06:21 GMT
    Jon Tuttle, professor of English at Francis Marion University,was announced as FMU's J. Lorin Mason Distinguished Professor for the 2013-14 academic year at the school's annual faculty awards dinner Thursday
    Jon Tuttle, professor of English at Francis Marion University,was announced as FMU's J. Lorin Mason Distinguished Professor for the 2013-14 academic year at the school's annual faculty awards dinner on April 17.
  • FMU professors honored for teaching, service, research, governance

    FMU professors honored for teaching, service, research, governance

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:03:10 GMT
    (News Release) Four Francis Marion University faculty members were honored for outstanding individual work during the past year at a faculty recognition banquet at the school on April 17. Karen K. Gittings
    Four Francis Marion University faculty members were honored for outstanding individual work during the past year at a faculty recognition banquet at the school on April 17.
  • Man falls to his death from balcony of Myrtle Beach hotel

    Man falls to his death from balcony of Myrtle Beach hotel

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:14 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:14:04 GMT
    A 22-year-old man has died after falling seven floors from the balcony of a Myrtle Beach hotel. Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler says the fall happened shortly after midnight Thursday. The name
    A 22-year-old man has died after falling seven floors from the balcony of a Myrtle Beach hotel. Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler says the fall happened shortly after midnight Thursday. The name
  • Dog receives jury summons

    Dog receives jury summons

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:57:12 GMT
    New Jersey's Cumberland County mailed a jury summons for resident, IV Griner, to report for jury duty. The only thing is that IV is a four-legged German Shepard. His owner, Barrett Griner, said no
    New Jersey's Cumberland County mailed a jury summons for resident, IV Griner, to report for jury duty. The only thing is that IV is a four-legged German Shepard. His owner, Barrett Griner, said no
  • Live Better: Pollen allergies could lead to food based allergies

    Live Better: Pollen allergies could lead to food based allergies

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:42 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:42:10 GMT
    During the spring many people head to the pharmacy or doctor as the trees and other plants bloom. But according to allergist Dr. Mark Schecker around 50% of those who suffer from pollen allergies could
    During the spring many people head to the pharmacy or doctor as the trees and other plants bloom. But according to allergist Dr. Mark Schecker around 50% of those who suffer from pollen allergies could
  • SC woman shot to death in car after child finds gun in backseat

    SC woman shot to death in car after child finds gun in backseat

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:31:22 GMT
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    A woman is dead after being shot in the passenger seat of a car. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley says 22-year-old Alexandra Santos of Easley died Thursday after she was shot in the back as she sat
    A woman is dead after being shot in the passenger seat of a car. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley says 22-year-old Alexandra Santos of Easley died Thursday after she was shot in the back as she sat
  • Deadliest disaster to date on Mount Everest

    Deadliest disaster to date on Mount Everest

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:34 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:34:41 GMT
    An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. The Sherpa
    An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. The Sherpa
  • New laws proposed for businesses in Myrtle Beach

    New laws proposed for businesses in Myrtle Beach

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:28 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:28:24 GMT
    The City of Myrtle Beach passed first reading of a new law that would require businesses to create a city approved safety plan. The law would focus on bars, grills, and night clubs that serve alcohol
    The City of Myrtle Beach passed first reading of a new law that would require businesses to create a city approved safety plan. The law would focus on bars, grills, and night clubs that serve alcohol
  • Trio reels in 800+ lb mega mako shark that barely fits in pickup truck

    Trio reels in 800+ lb mega mako shark that barely fits in pickup truck

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:43:38 GMT
    Normally when you do a story about a shark you do a stand-up on the beach but not this time.  See these fishermen don't want to tell me where their fishing hole is.  It's not just to protect their spot
    Normally when you do a story about a shark you do a stand-up on the beach but not this time.  See these fishermen don't want to tell me where their fishing hole is.  It's not just to protect their spot
  • SC boy bikes from Upstate to coast, raising $62,000 for charity

    SC boy bikes from Upstate to coast, raising $62,000 for charity

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:49:04 GMT
    Thursday, Scotty Parker, an ambitious 10-year-old from Hanahan, rode his bike through the gates at Water Missions International, a non-profit that builds water purification systems around the world that
    Thursday, Scotty Parker, an ambitious 10-year-old from Hanahan, rode his bike through the gates at Water Missions International, a non-profit that builds water purification systems around the world that
  • Boater charged in death of young woman who hit head on low bridge

    Boater charged in death of young woman who hit head on low bridge

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:53:40 GMT
    Investigators say a man was intoxicated and behind the wheel of a boat, causing the death of Savannah woman last Summer. Joseph Webb was arrested by Georgia Department of Natural Resources and booked
    Investigators say a man was intoxicated and behind the wheel of a boat, causing the death of Savannah woman last Summer. Joseph Webb was arrested by Georgia Department of Natural Resources and booked
  • Multi-million dollar boat landing project enters second phase

    Multi-million dollar boat landing project enters second phase

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:38:34 GMT
    The second phase of a multi-million dollar boat landing complex near Highway 17 Bypass and the Highway 22 Interchange started on Thursday. The latest element in the three-phase project aims to beautify
    The second phase of a multi-million dollar boat landing complex near Highway 17 Bypass and the Highway 22 Interchange started on Thursday. The latest element in the three-phase project aims to beautify
  • Farmers' market reopens in Myrtle Beach

    Farmers' market reopens in Myrtle Beach

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:28:29 GMT
    Myrtle Beach farmers' market reopened Wednesday. It's located at the corner of Oak street and Mr. Joe White avenue in Myrtle Beach. The market offers fresh fruits and vegetables. You can pick up items
    Myrtle Beach farmers' market reopened Wednesday. It's located at the corner of Oak street and Mr. Joe White avenue in Myrtle Beach. The market offers fresh fruits and vegetables. You can pick up items
  • Police nab SC woman who tried to run over officer

    SC woman who tried to run over officer is nabbed, authorities say

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:25:31 GMT
    A woman is in custody after officials say she tried to run over a loss prevention officer in Greenville after shoplifting dresses. Rosa Anjela Aguilera was picked up in Elgin, Illinois by the US Marshals
    A woman is in custody after officials say she tried to run over a loss prevention officer in Greenville after shoplifting dresses. Rosa Anjela Aguilera was picked up in Elgin, Illinois by the US Marshals
  • United Way prepares "May Day" bags

    United Way prepares "May Day" bags

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:23:11 GMT
    United Way of Horry County plans again to Make Someone's May Day. It started the program 14 years ago, delivering bags filled with necessities and gifts for the homebound in Horry County, many of them
    United Way of Horry County plans again to Make Someone's May Day. It started the program 14 years ago, delivering bags filled with necessities and gifts for the homebound in Horry County, many of them
  • Teacher's aide pleads guilty to unlawful conduct with Horry County special needs child

    Teacher aide pleads guilty to unlawful conduct with Horry County special needs child

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:22:12 GMT
    An Horry County teacher's aide charged with unlawful conduct toward a child last year pleaded guilty in court Wednesday. Last April, police charged Linda Warriner after authorities said a then 5-year-old
    An Horry County teacher's aide charged with unlawful conduct toward a child last year pleaded guilty in court Wednesday. Last April, police charged Linda Warriner after authorities said a then 5-year-old
  • Caught on video: Intruder creeps in toddler's room, hovers over crib

    Caught on video: Intruder creeps in toddler's room, hovers over crib

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:10:31 GMT
    A family is grateful that their toddler was not hurt after a creepy break-in that happened while everyone was sound asleep. The incident happened back on April 5 around 5 a.m. in the 18200 block of Flint
    A family is grateful that their toddler was not hurt after a creepy break-in that happened while everyone was sound asleep. The incident happened back on April 5 around 5 a.m. in the 18200 block of Flint
  • 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
  • Tiger Paw painted on USC field exactly a year after last incident

    Tiger Paw painted on USC field exactly a year after last incident

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:02:59 GMT
    University of South Carolina police are investigating after someone spray-painted the field of Williams-Brice Stadium with a Clemson Tiger logo. The vandalism happened sometime within the last day, according
    University of South Carolina police are investigating after someone spray-painted the field of Williams-Brice Stadium with a Clemson Tiger logo. The vandalism happened sometime within the last day, according
  • Myrtle Beach stores await 'shopping days' even though some are unaware

    Myrtle Beach stores await 'shopping days' even though some are unaware

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:36:19 GMT
    The City of Myrtle Beach Shopping Days begins Friday and runs through Sunday, April 20th. It's the second time the city has allowed businesses to take advantage of the sidewalks, in less than six months.
    The City of Myrtle Beach Shopping Days begins Friday and runs through Sunday, April 20th. It's the second time the city has allowed businesses to take advantage of the sidewalks, in less than six months.
  • Spring cleaning? Don’t forget the outside

    Spring cleaning? Don’t forget the outside

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:31:38 GMT
    It's a time-honored tradition. Or should that be time-honored chore? Either way, the onset (finally!) of spring, for many of us, means it's time to throw open the windows and doors and clean out a
    It's a time-honored tradition. Or should that be time-honored chore? Either way, the onset (finally!) of spring, for many of us, means it's time to throw open the windows and doors and clean out a
  • Fake kidnapping has created real anger among parents

    Fake kidnapping has created real anger among parents

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:20:51 GMT
    A still from the fake kidnapping video that was posted to YouTube A still from the fake kidnapping video that was posted to YouTube
    Police are investigating possible charges against people who staged a fake kidnapping in a park, terrifying parents and children who thought it was real. Onlookers in the park watched as a minivan with
    Police are investigating possible charges against people who staged a fake kidnapping in a park, terrifying parents and children who thought it was real. Onlookers in the park watched as a minivan with
  • Hundreds of rare plants go missing in NC, 3 people arrested

    Hundreds of rare plants go missing in NC, 3 people arrested

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:08:27 GMT
    Police in North Carolina arrested three people after hundreds of Venus Flytraps went missing. About 300 of the plants were taken from Boiling Spring Lakes. These carnivorous plants are native to only
    Police in North Carolina arrested three people after hundreds of Venus Flytraps went missing. About 300 of the plants were taken from Boiling Spring Lakes. These carnivorous plants are native to only
  • Man hailed a hero after saving family in submerged van, police say woman drove it into river

    Man hailed a hero after saving family in submerged van, police say woman drove it into river

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:45:56 GMT
    courtesy: MyFoxPhilly courtesy: MyFoxPhilly
    A woman reportedly drove her van with three teenage children inside into a river. Police say they were all rescued thanks to a man who said he heard screaming from the partially submerged vehicle. Joann
    A woman reportedly drove her van with three teenage children inside into a river. Police say they were all rescued thanks to a man who said he heard screaming from the partially submerged vehicle. Joann
  • SC man fined $525 for not paying for drink refill

    SC man fined $525 for not paying for drink refill

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:22:57 GMT
    An 89 cent drink refill that went unpaid is costing a South Carolina man $525. It happened at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Charleston. The Medical Center has signs posted saying drink
    An 89 cent drink refill that went unpaid is costing a South Carolina man $525. It happened at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Charleston. The Medical Center has signs posted saying drink
  • SC teacher accused of sleeping with student, pleads guilty

    SC teacher accused of sleeping with student, pleads guilty

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:35:17 GMT
    Carol Ann Hope, 38, of Hartsville, pleaded guilty in Horry County court Wednesday to criminal sexual conduct with a minor. She taught in Chesterfield County but lived in Darlington County. In 2011,
    Carol Ann Hope, 38, of Hartsville, pleaded guilty in Horry County court Wednesday to criminal sexual conduct with a minor. She taught in Chesterfield County but lived in Darlington County. In 2011,
  • Surfside Beach Sisters-in-Law split $20,000 Prize

    Surfside Beach Sisters-in-Law split $20,000 Prize

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:05:07 GMT
    Sisters-in-law Karen Martin and Teri D'angelo play the lottery together and share the winnings. Saturday the Surfside Beach retirees won and split $500. On their way to lunch Wednesday, the two tried
    Sisters-in-law Karen Martin and Teri D'angelo play the lottery together and share the winnings. Saturday the Surfside Beach retirees won and split $500. On their way to lunch Wednesday, the two tried
  • Teen caught urinating in water supply; reservoir to be flushed

    Teen caught urinating in water supply; reservoir to be flushed

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:59:12 GMT
    The city of Portland, Oregon, has been forced to dump millions of gallons of drinking water after a teenager was caught on tape urinating into the reservoir. The urine actually doesn't pose much of a
    The city of Portland, Oregon, has been forced to dump millions of gallons of drinking water after a teenager was caught on tape urinating into the reservoir. The urine actually doesn't pose much of a
  • Helicopter searching for clues in the murder of Aynor mother

    Helicopter searching for clues in the murder of Aynor mother

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:40:05 GMT
    Sheriff Wayne Byrd twitter picSheriff Wayne Byrd twitter pic
    Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd confirms SLED and Horry County Police are conducting an aerial search Thursday of the Great Pee Dee River for clues in the murder of Angie Pipkin. The SLED helicopter
    Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd confirms SLED and Horry County Police are conducting an aerial search Thursday of the Great Pee Dee River for clues in the murder of Angie Pipkin. The SLED helicopter
  • Second annual CINO Week planned at CCU

    Second annual CINO Week planned at CCU

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:36:05 GMT
    This year marks the second annual CINO (Coastal is Number One) Week at Coastal Carolina University from Monday, April 21, to Sunday, April 27. Most events are free and open to the public. CINO day is Friday,
    This year marks the second annual CINO (Coastal is Number One) Week at Coastal Carolina University from Monday, April 21, to Sunday, April 27. Most events are free and open to the public. CINO day is Friday,
  • Myrtle Beach men wanted in connection with shooting

    Myrtle Beach men wanted in connection with shooting

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:23:04 GMT
    Jarod Shirey , 17, of Myrtle Beach is wanted for attempted murder and burglary. Myrtle Beach Police say Shirey is wanted in connection with a shooting incident and a separate burglary in Myrtle Beach.
    Jarod Shirey , 17, of Myrtle Beach is wanted for attempted murder and burglary. Myrtle Beach Police say Shirey is wanted in connection with a shooting incident and a separate burglary in Myrtle Beach.
  • Several men wanted for assault and attempted robbery in Myrtle Beach, police say

    Several men wanted for assault and attempted robbery in Myrtle Beach, police say

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:15 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:15:25 GMT
    The Myrtle Beach Police Department needs help in identifying some men captured on surveillance video. Police say they're wanted in connection with an assault and attempted robbery that occurred in the
    The Myrtle Beach Police Department needs help in identifying some men captured on surveillance video. Police say they're wanted in connection with an assault and attempted robbery that occurred in the
  • Boy who received experimental drug from NC company, released from hospital

    Boy who received experimental drug from NC company, released from hospital

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:32 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:32:55 GMT
    Josh Hardy, a 7-year-old Virginia boy who received an experimental anti-viral drug made in the Research Triangle Park, has been discharged from a hospital in Memphis, Tenn. According to Hardy's mother
    Josh Hardy, a 7-year-old Virginia boy who received an experimental anti-viral drug made in the Research Triangle Park, has been discharged from a hospital in Memphis, Tenn. According to Hardy's mother
  • Downtown Redevelopment Corp. interested in Myrtle Beach tax district

    Downtown Redevelopment Corp. interested in Myrtle Beach tax district

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:14 AM EDT2014-04-17 10:14:06 GMT
    In 1999 Myrtle Beach City Council created a master plan for the downtown area. Fifteen years later the Downtown Redevelopment Corporation is looking at creating a municipal improvement district or MID.
    In 1999 Myrtle Beach City Council created a master plan for the downtown area. Fifteen years later the Downtown Redevelopment Corporation is looking at creating a municipal improvement district or MID.
  • Residents blame Horry County for property damage

    Residents blame Horry County for property damage

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:22:58 GMT
    A group of residents are blaming flooding and property damage on, what they say, is a lack of planning from Horry County Officials. Residents of Southbury Drive say a new development being construction
    A group of residents are blaming flooding and property damage on, what they say, is a lack of planning from Horry County Officials. Residents of Southbury Drive say a new development being construction
  • DSS director says she won't step down, sees fixes

    DSS director says she won't step down, sees fixes

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:59 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:59:10 GMT
    The director of South Carolina's Department of Social Services says she won't step down. Director Lillian Koller told reporters Wednesday she doesn't think her resignation is necessary and feels there
    The director of South Carolina's Department of Social Services says she won't step down. Director Lillian Koller told reporters Wednesday she doesn't think her resignation is necessary and feels there
  • Injuries reported when RV overturns on US 501

    Injuries reported when RV overturns on US 501

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:35:19 GMT
    At least one person was hurt when a recreational vehicle flipped over on US 501 in Marion County on Wednesday afternoon.The incident happened around 4:30 pm in the southbound lanes of 501 near Southern
    At least one person was hurt when a recreational vehicle flipped over on US 501 in Marion County on Wednesday afternoon.The incident happened around 4:30 pm in the southbound lanes of 501 near Southern
  • Mystery of teen girls missing from 1971 is solved when car wreckage is found

    Mystery of teen girls missing from 1971 is solved when car wreckage is found

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:20:12 GMT
    Two South Dakota girls on their way to an end-of-school-year party at a gravel pit in May 1971 drove off a country road and into a creek where their remains lay hidden until last fall when a drought brought
    Two South Dakota girls on their way to an end-of-school-year party at a gravel pit in May 1971 drove off a country road and into a creek where their remains lay hidden until last fall when a drought brought
  • Caught on video: Man taking 'selfie' near passing train gets kicked in head

    Caught on video: Man taking 'selfie' near passing train gets kicked in head

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:23:48 GMT
    A video posted to YouTube showing a man getting kicked in the head by a person on a passing train has gone viral.We've taken the clip and broken it down frame by frame.According to Jared Michael, the
    A video posted to YouTube showing a man getting kicked in the head by a person on a passing train has gone viral.We've taken the clip and broken it down frame by frame.According to Jared Michael, the
  • Florence farmers' market reopens

    Florence farmers' market reopens

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:08:18 GMT
    The farmers' market in Florence reopened Wednesday. It's located at 160 West Evans street in Florence The market features local farmers and artisans. They sell everything from fresh produce, meats,
    The farmers' market in Florence reopened Wednesday. It's located at 160 West Evans street in Florence The market features local farmers and artisans. They sell everything from fresh produce, meats,
  • Honduran man gets 35 years for molesting 9-year-old Horry County girl

    Honduran man gets 35 years for molesting 9-year-old Horry County girl

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:46:43 GMT
    A 36-year-old man was sentenced to 35 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of sex crimes with a minor that stretched over the course of more than a year-long period.The trial in the case against
    A 36-year-old man was sentenced to 35 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of sex crimes with a minor that stretched over the course of more than a year-long period.The trial in the case against
  • Aerial Options expanding in Marion County

    Aerial Options expanding in Marion County

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:46:26 GMT
    Aerial Options, based in Mullins, S. C., announced an expansion this week which will include additional employees and a significant capital investment. The company currently employees 13 workers and
    Aerial Options, based in Mullins, S. C., announced an expansion this week which will include additional employees and a significant capital investment. The company currently employees 13 workers and
  • HGTC 'brewing' new degree program to start in fall of 2015

    HGTC 'brewing' new degree program to start in fall of 2015

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:35:41 GMT
    There's a new degree program brewing at Horry Georgetown Technical College. For weeks, the school has researched the pros and cons of a "Beer Brewing, Distillation, and Fermentation" Associate's Degree.
    There's a new degree program brewing at Horry Georgetown Technical College. For weeks, the school has researched the pros and cons of a "Beer Brewing, Distillation, and Fermentation" Associate's Degree.
  • State treasurer Curtis Loftis named “Champion of Free Enterprise”

    State treasurer Curtis Loftis named “Champion of Free Enterprise”

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:03:02 GMT
    State Treasurer Curtis Loftis was named a "Champion of Free Enterprise" at the Free Enterprise Foundation's 8th Annual Awards Dinner on April 15, 2014. The event, held at The Citadel, featured a keynote
    State Treasurer Curtis Loftis was named a "Champion of Free Enterprise" at the Free Enterprise Foundation's 8th Annual Awards Dinner on April 15, 2014. The event, held at The Citadel, featured a keynote
  • NC teacher sent obscene photos and video to students, police say

    NC teacher sent obscene photos and video to students, police say

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:41:01 GMT
    A former middle school teacher in Cleveland County has been arrested and accused of sending obscene videos and pictures of herself to students.  Caron Elizabeth Blanton, age 34, of Mooresboro was arrested
    A former middle school teacher in Cleveland County has been arrested and accused of sending obscene videos and pictures of herself to students.  Caron Elizabeth Blanton, age 34, of Mooresboro was arrested
  • SC girl burned in meth lab fire, 4 adults facing charges

    SC girl burned in meth lab fire, 4 adults facing charges

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:50:49 GMT
    Three people are behind bars after a meth lab fire injured a 6-year-old girl in Eutawville, according to the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office.Three other children were in the Lake Marion-area home during
    Four were charged after a meth lab fire injured a 6-year-old girl in Eutawville, according to the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office.Three other children were in the Lake Marion-area home during
  • Missing boy found inside of claw toy grabbing vending machine

    Missing boy found inside of claw toy grabbing vending machine

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:40:13 GMT
    A three-year-old Nebraska boy who was reported missing Monday was found safe inside a claw crane machine at a bowling alley. Authorities said the child's mother reported her son missing from their Lincoln
    A three-year-old Nebraska boy who was reported missing Monday was found safe inside a claw crane machine at a bowling alley. Authorities said the child's mother reported her son missing from their Lincoln
  • FCSO partners with agencies for Alzheimer's and Dementia Awareness

    FCSO partners with agencies for Alzheimer's and Dementia Awareness

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:20:32 GMT
    Florence County Sheriff's Office, along with New Generations Adult Day Care Center, Inc., Elmcroft Senior Living Communities and Embrace Hospitals will sponsor a series of training seminars
    Florence County Sheriff's Office, along with New Generations Adult Day Care Center, Inc., Elmcroft Senior Living Communities and Embrace Hospitals will sponsor a series of training seminars
  • Funeral planned for Conway dad who died in crash on US 501

    Funeral planned for Conway dad who died in crash on US 501

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:15:14 GMT
    Funeral plans have been made for a Conway man who died in a crash with a dump truck on US 501 earlier this week.According to officials, the crash happened around 6:30 am Monday at Highway 501 and El Bethel
    Funeral plans have been made for a Conway man who died in a crash with a dump truck on US 501 earlier this week.According to officials, the crash happened around 6:30 am Monday at Highway 501 and El Bethel
  • Free Health Fair in Darlington April 26

    Free Health Fair in Darlington April 26

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:14:42 GMT
    Take control of your health on Saturday, April 26, at a Health Fair from 8 a.m. to noon at Pine Center, 310 Jessamine St., Darlington. Health screenings include cholesterol, blood sugar (8-hour fasting),
    Take control of your health on Saturday, April 26, at a Health Fair from 8 a.m. to noon at Pine Center, 310 Jessamine St., Darlington.
  • Florence Police find body of missing doctor

    Florence Police find body of missing doctor

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:00:53 GMT
    Florence Police need your help finding a missing physician. Kirk Ham, 67 of Florence was last seen Monday morning around 10:00 a.m. Ham was supposed to be on his way to his office located at 312 South
    Florence Police need your help finding a missing physician. Kirk Ham, 67 of Florence was last seen Monday morning around 10:00 a.m. Ham was supposed to be on his way to his office located at 312 South
  • Pianist Catherine Kautsky to perform at CCU

    Pianist Catherine Kautsky to perform at CCU

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:15:24 GMT
    Pianist Catherine Kautsky, professor of music at Lawrence University, will perform at Coastal Carolina University's Edwards Recital Hall on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are
    Pianist Catherine Kautsky, professor of music at Lawrence University, will perform at Coastal Carolina University's Edwards Recital Hall on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are
  • Myrtle Beach shopping days returns Easter weekend

    Myrtle Beach shopping days returns Easter weekend

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:09 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:09:29 GMT
    Myrtle Beach Shopping Days makes its return to the community over Easter weekend, running from Friday, April 18 through Sunday, April 20, 2014. Residents and visitors are encouraged to shop city businesses
    Myrtle Beach Shopping Days makes its return to the community over Easter weekend, running from Friday, April 18 through Sunday, April 20, 2014. Residents and visitors are encouraged to shop city businesses
  • Boston Marathon suspect seeks dismissal of some charges

    Boston Marathon suspect seeks dismissal of some charges

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:10 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:10:00 GMT
    BOSTON, MA (CNN)- Lawyers for marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will appear in court Wednesday. His lawyers plan to argue that some of the charges should be dropped. Tsarnaev currently faces
    BOSTON, MA (CNN)- Lawyers for marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will appear in court Wednesday. His lawyers plan to argue that some of the charges should be dropped. Tsarnaev currently faces
  • USDA says NC health agency met food stamp deadline

    USDA says NC health agency met food stamp deadline

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:58 AM EDT2014-04-16 09:58:39 GMT
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The federal government is satisfied that North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services has met the final deadline to whittle down its backlog of food stamp applications
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The federal government is satisfied that North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services has met the final deadline to whittle down its backlog of food stamp applications
  • Tent ban passes in Horry County

    Tent ban passes in Horry County

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:30:44 GMT
    Tuesday, Horry County Council passed third and final reading on an ordinance banning beach tents permanently. The ban will affect the county's 14 mile stretch of beaches including areas like Garden City
    Tuesday, Horry County Council passed third and final reading on an ordinance banning beach tents permanently. The ban will affect the county's 14 mile stretch of beaches including areas like Garden City
  • USC offers more tickets for Joe Biden commencement speech

    USC offers more tickets for Joe Biden commencement speech

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:29:45 GMT
    Students graduating May 9 from the University of South Carolina will have limited tickets to the ceremony. Vice President Joe Biden will be speaker at the largest graduation in the school's history. Previously,
    Students graduating May 9 from the University of South Carolina will have limited tickets to the ceremony. Vice President Joe Biden will be speaker at the largest graduation in the school's history. Previously,
  • Customers sing for their supper at Hard Rock Cafe

    Customers sing for their supper at Hard Rock Cafe

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:25:28 GMT
    Tuesday was the official deadline to submit your federal income taxes. This year Hard Rock Cafe offered its own version of a tax break, offering guests who performed a complete song in front of the entire
    Tuesday was the official deadline to submit your federal income taxes. This year Hard Rock Cafe offered its own version of a tax break, offering guests who performed a complete song in front of the entire
  • Marion Boys and Girls Club to close

    Marion Boys and Girls Club to close

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:15:18 GMT
    The Pee Dee Boys and Girls Club decided Monday night to close its Marion location. It was housed in a building owned by the city, which had a lease with the club. But a change to the lease prompted the
    The Pee Dee Boys and Girls Club decided Monday night to close its Marion location. It was housed in a building owned by the city, which had a lease with the club. But a change to the lease prompted the
  • All clear after bomb threat at building on Clemson campus, officials say

    All clear after bomb threat at building on Clemson campus, officials say

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:07:07 GMT
    The public safety department of Clemson University on Tuesday afternoon announced that there was a bomb threat on campus. The threat is at the Fike Recreation Center, according to the web university's
    The public safety department of Clemson University on Tuesday afternoon announced that there was a bomb threat on campus. The threat is at the Fike Recreation Center, according to the web university's
  • Barefoot Landing adding 10 new stores to its location in North Myrtle Beach

    Barefoot Landing adding 10 new stores to its location in North Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:28:45 GMT
    Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach will get 10 new stores to its location in 2014. They are IT'S SUGAR, Auntie Anne's Pretzels, Hat Fanatic, M.R. ducks, My Mobile, A Silver Shack, Geneva Time Exchange,
    Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach will get 10 new stores to its location in 2014. They are IT'S SUGAR, Auntie Anne's Pretzels, Hat Fanatic, M.R. ducks, My Mobile, A Silver Shack, Geneva Time Exchange,
  • Latta Police Chief is fired, sources say

    Latta Police Chief is fired, sources say

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:35:01 GMT
    The Police Chief of the town of Latta has been fired, according to a town leader.Police Chief Crystal Moore was let go, councilman Jared Taylor told WBTW-TV on Tuesday afternoon.Moore became the department's
    The Police Chief of the town of Latta has been fired, according to a town leader.Police Chief Crystal Moore was let go, councilman Jared Taylor told WBTW-TV on Tuesday afternoon.Moore became the department's
  • Man pleads guilty in double shooting during robbery of Georgetown restaurant

    Man pleads guilty in double shooting during robbery of Georgetown restaurant

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:59:32 GMT
    A man who had been mistakenly released from prison last year while being held in the shooting of 2 people during a 2011 robbery has now pleaded guilty to attempted murder. Dwaine Lamark Johnson Jr., 19,
    A man who had been mistakenly released from prison last year while being held in the shooting of 2 people during a 2011 robbery has now pleaded guilty to attempted murder. Dwaine Lamark Johnson Jr., 19,
  • Master's champ Bubba Watson Tweets selfie from Waffle House after win

    Master's champ Bubba Watson Tweets selfie from Waffle House after win

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:44:05 GMT
    Twitter fans shared in the excitement after the 2014 Masters Champion tweeted a 'selfie' photo from Waffle House before leaving Augusta. The Waffle House selfie gained nearly 16,000 retweets and more
    Twitter fans shared in the excitement after the 2014 Masters Champion tweeted a 'selfie' photo from Waffle House before leaving Augusta. The Waffle House selfie gained nearly 16,000 retweets and more
  • FMU presents student academic awards

    FMU presents student academic awards

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:20:28 GMT
    (News Release)  Francis Marion University presented annual academic awards to outstanding students during a ceremony April 14 in the McNair Science Building's Chapman Auditorium on campus. Individual awards
    Francis Marion University presented annual academic awards to outstanding students during a ceremony April 14 in the McNair Science Building's Chapman Auditorium on campus.
  • Player’s itchy palm means money

    Player’s itchy palm means money

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:27:06 GMT
    Maybe there is something to the superstition an itchy palm means money. The Lottery's $100,000 winner from Lane was certainly scratching her palm while waiting on a check for her winnings. "I can't repeat
    Maybe there is something to the superstition an itchy palm means money. The Lottery's $100,000 winner from Lane was certainly scratching her palm while waiting on a check for her winnings. "I can't repeat
  • Myrtle Beach Area Chamber recognized as small business Ally of the Year

    Myrtle Beach Area Chamber recognized as small business Ally of the Year

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:23:16 GMT
    The U.S. Small Business Administration has named the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce the 2014 South Carolina Small Business Ally of the Year. The new Ally award honors a non-profit organization
    The U.S. Small Business Administration has named the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce the 2014 South Carolina Small Business Ally of the Year. The new Ally award honors a non-profit organization
  • 7-year-old SC girl shot by boy at birthday party

    7-year-old SC girl shot by boy at birthday party

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:07:11 GMT
    Authorities say a 7-year-old girl was killed at a birthday party in South Carolina after a 5-year-old boy accidentally fired a gun that he thought was a toy. Lexington County Sheriff James Metts says
    Authorities say a 7-year-old girl was killed at a birthday party in South Carolina after a 5-year-old boy accidentally fired a gun that he thought was a toy. Lexington County Sheriff James Metts says
  • Overturned truck blocks Hwy 378 near Lake City

    Overturned truck blocks Hwy 378 near Lake City

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:42 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:42:53 GMT
    An overturned tractor trailer on Highway 378 just east of Lake City is causing traffic delays. According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety a detour is in place and expected to last until
    An overturned tractor trailer on Highway 378 just east of Lake City is causing traffic delays. According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety a detour is in place and expected to last until
  • Brunswick County man charged with murder

    Brunswick County man charged with murder

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-04-15 11:11:35 GMT
    ROBESON COUNY, S.C. (WBTW) - Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has charged William Cavin Steward, 36, of Eastfield Lane in Supply, with the murder of Iqueisha Tequila Monique Collins. Steward remains
    Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has charged William Cavin Steward, 36, of Eastfield Lane in Supply, with the murder of Iqueisha Tequila Monique Collins.
  • Tips for the tax filing deadline

    Tips for the tax filing deadline

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:14 AM EDT2014-04-15 09:14:08 GMT
    Tax season opened two and a half months ago and Tuesday is the last day to file 2013 taxes without an extension. According to Samantha Slapnik, the owner of Liberty Tax Services in Carolina Forest, deadline
    Tax season opened two and a half months ago and Tuesday is the last day to file 2013 taxes without an extension. According to Samantha Slapnik, the owner of Liberty Tax Services in Carolina Forest, deadline
  • Governor Haley signs"Emma's Law" requiring more DUI interlocks

    Governor Haley signs"Emma's Law" requiring more DUI interlocks

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:05 AM EDT2014-04-15 08:05:13 GMT
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has signed a law requiring more people convicted of driving under the influence to install a device that won't let their vehicles start if the drivers
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has signed a law requiring more people convicted of driving under the influence to install a device that won't let their vehicles start if the drivers
  • Residents concerned their roads will not make county's improvements list

    Residents concerned their roads will not make county's improvements list

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:45:11 GMT
    Horry County is starting the process of selecting new roads in need of construction and some residents are concerned their roads will not make the cut. April 30th the Riding on a Penny tax will end. The
    Horry County is starting the process of selecting new roads in need of construction and some residents are concerned their roads will not make the cut. April 30th the Riding on a Penny tax will end. The
  • Dept. of Corrections works on plan to fix issues in the system

    Dept. of Corrections works on plan to fix issues in the system

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:06:13 GMT
    The Department of Corrections is still working out a lawsuit filed back in 2005, about the treatment of their mentally ill inmates. The Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities filed the lawsuit,
    The Department of Corrections is still working out a lawsuit filed back in 2005, about the treatment of their mentally ill inmates. The Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities filed the lawsuit,
  • Thousands attend "Monday after the Masters" in North Myrtle Beach

    Thousands attend "Monday after the Masters" in North Myrtle Beach

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:54:17 GMT
    "Monday after the Masters" took place at the Dye Club at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach on Monday. All ticket proceeds from "Monday after the Masters" celebrity golf tournament benefit the "Hootie
    "Monday after the Masters" took place at the Dye Club at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach on Monday. All ticket proceeds from "Monday after the Masters" celebrity golf tournament benefit the "Hootie
  • Team led by Jim Furyk and Mark Bryan wins 20th annual Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am

    Team led by Jim Furyk and Mark Bryan wins 20th annual Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:28:15 GMT
    The team led PGA Tour star Jim Furyk and Hootie & the Blowfish guitarist Mark Bryan won the 20th annual Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am title with an 18-under par score
    The team led PGA Tour star Jim Furyk and Hootie & the Blowfish guitarist Mark Bryan won the 20th annual Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am title with an 18-under par score
  • 2 Southern states deny thousands of license plates each year

    2 Southern states deny thousands of license plates each year

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:59:44 GMT
    We've all seen the personalized license plates that are tough to figure out. In fact, license plates must meet a certain standard. And, they must make it past a special group of DMV workers who sort
    We've all seen the personalized license plates that are tough to figure out. In fact, license plates must meet a certain standard. And, they must make it past a special group of DMV workers who sort
  • Cross burned outside SC church

    Cross burned outside SC church

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:54:52 GMT
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office says a cross was burned outside a Spartanburg church. Deputies say they were called out to St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church on Old Howard Gap Road Friday. Deputies
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office says a cross was burned outside a Spartanburg church. Deputies say they were called out to St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church on Old Howard Gap Road Friday. Deputies
  • Monday After The Masters wraps up in Myrtle Beach

    Monday After The Masters wraps up in Myrtle Beach

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:19:26 GMT
    The 20th Annual Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After The Masters Tournament was held Monday at The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort.
    The 20th Annual Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After The Masters Tournament was held Monday at The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort.
  • Owner of NC 'party mansion' guilty of tax and healthcare fraud

    Owner of NC 'party mansion' guilty of tax and healthcare fraud

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:52:43 GMT
    The owner of a home in Raleigh that became a notorious party mansion has pleaded guilty to tax fraud, healthcare fraud and money laundering in two separate cases in federal court, according to federal
    The owner of a home in Raleigh that became a notorious party mansion has pleaded guilty to tax fraud, healthcare fraud and money laundering in two separate cases in federal court, according to federal
  • CCU to hold conference on poverty issues

    CCU to hold conference on poverty issues

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:52:36 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University will host a conference titled "Thinking about Poverty in Horry County" on Thursday, April 24, and Friday, April 25, in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. The conference is sponsored
    Coastal Carolina University will host a conference titled "Thinking about Poverty in Horry County" on Thursday, April 24, and Friday, April 25, in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. The conference is sponsored
  • SC man in critical condition after incident in charity mud run

    SC man in critical condition after incident in charity mud run

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:41:59 GMT
    Organizers say one participant in the Greenville Goodwill Mud Run was injured on Sunday. Shannon High is currently listed in critical condition, according GHS officials. Brad Majors of Goodwill Industries
    Organizers say one participant in the Greenville Goodwill Mud Run was injured on Sunday. Shannon High is currently listed in critical condition, according GHS officials. Brad Majors of Goodwill Industries
  • Tax day deals and discounts

    Tax day deals and discounts

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:16:54 GMT
    To help ease the pain of the end of tax season for most people, some companies are offering some sweet deals.
    To help ease the pain of the end of tax season for most people, some companies are offering some sweet deals.
  • Injuries reported after horse carriage crashes with truck in Savannah

    Injuries reported after horse carriage crashes with truck in Savannah

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:03:39 GMT
    WSAV has learned that a horse carriage was involved in an accident in downtown Savannah on Monday. The carriage belongs to the Historic Savannah Carriage Tours company. A viewer tells WSAV that the
    WSAV has learned that a horse carriage was involved in an accident in downtown Savannah on Monday. The carriage belongs to the Historic Savannah Carriage Tours company. A viewer tells WSAV that the
  • Conway dad dies in crash with dump truck on US 501

    Conway dad dies in crash with dump truck on US 501

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:30:57 GMT
    The Conway Police Department confirms a deadly accident around 6:20 Monday morning.
    The Conway Police Department confirms a deadly accident around 6:20 Monday morning.
  • Thieves posing as movers hit SC family in broad daylight, taking $3,000 in electronics

    Thieves posing as movers hit SC family in broad daylight, taking $3,000 in electronics

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:22:44 GMT
    A couple from the Groves area of Mount Pleasant say a pair of crooks made away with more than $3,000 worth of electronics from their home while they were away on Sunday afternoon. Helen Sanborn said
    A couple from the Groves area of Mount Pleasant say a pair of crooks made away with more than $3,000 worth of electronics from their home while they were away on Sunday afternoon. Helen Sanborn said
  • FMU’s Setzler and graduate student case study to be published

    FMU’s Setzler and graduate student case study to be published

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:09:11 GMT
    Dr. Hubert Setzler III, Francis Marion University assistant professor of management, and FMU alum Corey Andrews, M.B.A., co-wrote the case study, "Trouble in Sherwood: Who is right Locksley or Nottingham?",
    Dr. Hubert Setzler III, Francis Marion University assistant professor of management, and FMU alum Corey Andrews, M.B.A., co-wrote the case study, "Trouble in Sherwood: Who is right Locksley or Nottingham?",
  • Keep Darlington County Beautiful to host Great American Cleanup

    Keep Darlington County Beautiful to host Great American Cleanup

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:03:09 GMT
    The City of Hartsville and Keep Darlington County Beautiful are again inviting volunteers to spend a morning improving Hartsville's neighborhoods by collecting trash and debris. The Great American Cleanup,
    The City of Hartsville and Keep Darlington County Beautiful are again inviting volunteers to spend a morning improving Hartsville's neighborhoods by collecting trash and debris. The Great American Cleanup,
  • SC county nabs nearly 20 in year-long heroin sting

    SC county nabs nearly 20 in year-long heroin sting

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:40:58 GMT
    Sumter Police and Deputies arrested 18 people in a citywide heroin sting and are now searching for one more suspect. "It has an impact on quality of life of our entire community," Sumter Police Chief Russell
    Sumter Police and Deputies arrested 18 people in a citywide heroin sting and are now searching for one more suspect. "It has an impact on quality of life of our entire community," Sumter Police Chief Russell
  • 2 women, 3 men linked to store theft near NC island, authorities say

    2 women, 3 men linked to store theft near NC island, authorities say

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:22:11 GMT
    Authorities in Brunswick County are trying to find a group of five people who they believe were involved in theft from a store near Holden Beach. These individuals -- two females, three males -- are considered
    Authorities in Brunswick County are trying to find a group of five people who they believe were involved in theft from a store near Holden Beach. These individuals -- two females, three males -- are considered
  • Myrtle Beach chosen as Trip Advisor’s Top U.S. Destinations

    Myrtle Beach chosen as Trip Advisor’s Top U.S. Destinations

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:58:12 GMT
    Myrtle Beach has been included in TripAdvisor's 2014 Top 25 Travelers' Choice U.S. Destinations. The travel review website makes its selections based on the millions of reviews it receives. Other destinations
    Myrtle Beach has been included in TripAdvisor's 2014 Top 25 Travelers' Choice U.S. Destinations. The travel review website makes its selections based on the millions of reviews it receives. Other destinations
  • Little River drowning victim's identity released by coroner

    Little River drowning victim's identity released by coroner

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:32:51 GMT
    Horry County Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Brian VanAernum confirms a person drowned Saturday morning in Little River. He says HCFR received the car shortly before 9:30 a.m. The incident happened behind
    Horry County Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Brian VanAernum confirms a person drowned Saturday morning in Little River. He says HCFR received the car shortly before 9:30 a.m. The incident happened behind
  • Horry County home destroyed by fire

    Horry County home destroyed by fire

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:31:32 GMT
    An Horry County home was completely destroyed by fire on Monday morning. The fire was first reported around 9:30 am and happened at a single-story house at 255 Ole Maple Street, which is just south of
    An Horry County home was completely destroyed by fire on Monday morning. The fire was first reported around 9:30 am and happened at a single-story house at 255 Ole Maple Street, which is just south of
  • DHEC seeks public's help tracking West Nile Virus

    DHEC seeks public's help tracking West Nile Virus

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:11:36 GMT
    The S. C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is seeking the public's help in collecting dead birds to test for this season's arrival of West Nile virus. "Anyone can help us track West Nile
    The S. C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is seeking the public's help in collecting dead birds to test for this season's arrival of West Nile virus. "Anyone can help us track West Nile
  • Incoming phone lines not working for Georgetown Sheriff

    Incoming phone lines not working for Georgetown Sheriff

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:09:17 GMT
    The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office would like to notify the public that the incoming telephone lines to the sheriff's office are experiencing technical difficulties. The 911 Communication Center is
    The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office would like to notify the public that the incoming telephone lines to the sheriff's office are experiencing technical difficulties. The 911 Communication Center is
  • EXTRA CREDIT: Socastee High School’s Jennifer Ainsworth up for South Carolina Teacher of the Year

    EXTRA CREDIT: Socastee High School’s Jennifer Ainsworth up for South Carolina Teacher of the Year

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:27:01 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- Socastee High School's Jennifer Ainsworth is one of five finalists for South Carolina's Teacher of the Year. She is the only teacher from Horry County up for the award. Ainsworth
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- Socastee High School's Jennifer Ainsworth is one of five finalists for South Carolina's Teacher of the Year. She is the only teacher from Horry County up for the award. Ainsworth
  • Gas prices rise as Spring Break season begins

    Gas prices rise as Spring Break season begins

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:22:04 GMT
    (News Release)  Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 7.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.41/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas outlets
    Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 7.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.41/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas outlets in South Carolina.
  • Percussion ensemble concert to be held at CCU

    Percussion ensemble concert to be held at CCU

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:12:16 GMT
    The Coastal Carolina University Percussion Ensemble will present an evening of percussion works, featuring both classic and contemporary music on Tuesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium.
    The Coastal Carolina University Percussion Ensemble will present an evening of percussion works, featuring both classic and contemporary music on Tuesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium.
  • Those Lost at Sea remembered in Murrells Inlet

    Those Lost at Sea remembered in Murrells Inlet

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:06:32 GMT
    In Murrells Inlet Sunday, one family organized a meeting at Morse Park Landing to remember their loved one lost. The landing is the site for a memorial. As the names of those lost at sea were read, Lisa
    In Murrells Inlet Sunday, one family organized a meeting at Morse Park Landing to remember their loved one lost. The landing is the site for a memorial. As the names of those lost at sea were read, Lisa
  • Central UMC hosts annual Easter egg hunt in Lucas Park

    Central UMC hosts annual Easter egg hunt in Lucas Park

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:08 AM EDT2014-04-14 12:08:02 GMT
    Easter is a week away, but kids in Florence started celebrating a little early in honor of Palm Sunday. Kids hunted for Easter Eggs at Lucas Park. Central United Methodist Church and other Pee Dee
    Easter is a week away, but kids in Florence started celebrating a little early in honor of Palm Sunday. Kids hunted for Easter Eggs at Lucas Park. Central United Methodist Church and other Pee Dee
  • Illinois man continues his passion for racing at Darlington

    Illinois man continues his passion for racing at Darlington

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-04-14 11:55:20 GMT
    Imagine suiting up. Pushing the pedal to the metal of one of the self described "toughest" tracks in NASCAR. For fans still in town for this weekend's race, they got the opportunity to do so. Thanks
    Imagine suiting up. Pushing the pedal to the metal of one of the self described "toughest" tracks in NASCAR. For fans still in town for this weekend's race, they got the opportunity to do so. Thanks
  • Coroner releases victim's identification in deadly Horry County wreck

    Coroner releases victim's identification in deadly Horry County wreck

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-04-14 00:33:47 GMT
    A two-car crashed killed one person early Saturday morning. The wreck happened around 3 a.m. on Dick Pond Road near Strand Drive. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a pick-up truck driving on Dick
    A two-car crashed killed one person early Saturday morning. The wreck happened around 3 a.m. on Dick Pond Road near Strand Drive. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a pick-up truck driving on Dick
  • Driver Aric Almirola makes pit stop to "upgrade" fans

    Driver Aric Almirola makes pit stop to "upgrade" fans

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-04-13 14:05:11 GMT
    Drivers were not the only one's making pit stops this weekend, but so were fans. STP hosted its Ultra 5-in-1 pit stop event on Saturday. Race fans were randomly selected to get a free five point inspection
    Drivers were not the only one's making pit stops this weekend, but so were fans. STP hosted its Ultra 5-in-1 pit stop event on Saturday. Race fans were randomly selected to get a free five point inspection
  • Blood donor gets chance to become pit crew member

    Blood donor gets chance to become pit crew member

    Sunday, April 13 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-04-13 13:46:20 GMT
    For some NASCAR fans, getting their hands dirty in the pits could just be a dream. It was Maureen Holt's dream, but now, It's a reality. And her name is on the hood to prove it. "it's incredible!
    For some NASCAR fans, getting their hands dirty in the pits could just be a dream. It was Maureen Holt's dream, but now, It's a reality. And her name is on the hood to prove it. "it's incredible!
  • Robeson County man charged with murder after, he says, man broke into home

    Robeson County man charged with murder after, he says, man broke into home

    Sunday, April 13 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-04-13 11:30:02 GMT
    The Robeson County Sheriff's Office investigates the death of Billy Ray Locklear, 33, of Ottimus Road Pembroke. On Thursday, April 10 at 8:19 p.m. deputies responded to 5240 Union Chapel Road Lumberton
    The Robeson County Sheriff's Office investigates the death of Billy Ray Locklear, 33, of Ottimus Road Pembroke. On Thursday, April 10 at 8:19 p.m. deputies responded to 5240 Union Chapel Road Lumberton
  • Murrells Inlet/Garden City crews prepare to reopen highway after gas leak

    Murrells Inlet/Garden City crews prepare to reopen highway after gas leak

    Saturday, April 12 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-04-12 22:09:05 GMT
    Chief Norman Knight with Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire Rescue says crews will reopen Highway 707 and an area east of Tournament Boulevard around 6:30 Saturday night. He says a gas leak caused the highway
    Chief Norman Knight with Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire Rescue says crews will reopen Highway 707 and an area east of Tournament Boulevard around 6:30 Saturday night. He says a gas leak caused the highway
  • Habitat for Humanity hosts annual bed race in Myrtle Beach

    Habitat for Humanity hosts annual bed race in Myrtle Beach

    Saturday, April 12 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-04-12 19:51:16 GMT
    The second annual Bed Race took took place Saturday in Myrtle Beach. Teams of 5 people competed around a course at Broadway at the Beach. The event is a way to raise money and awareness for Habitat
    The second annual Bed Race took took place Saturday in Myrtle Beach. Teams of 5 people competed around a course at Broadway at the Beach. The event is a way to raise money and awareness for Habitat
  • Community members walk in Myrtle Beach to raise awareness against sexual assault

    Community members walk in Myrtle Beach to raise awareness against sexual assault

    Saturday, April 12 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-04-12 19:40:07 GMT
    Community members met at the Market Common to raise awareness against sexual assault. This is the 2nd year the group has walked for the cause. A therapist with the Rape Crisis Center of Horry and Georgetown
    Community members met at the Market Common to raise awareness against sexual assault. This is the 2nd year the group has walked for the cause. A therapist with the Rape Crisis Center of Horry and Georgetown
  • Darlington Mayor explains impact race weekend has on city

    Darlington Mayor explains impact race weekend has on city

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-04-12 13:53:09 GMT
    Darlington Mayor Tony Watkins stopped by the Darlington Raceway track to give his thoughts on the impact the track has on the city, along with the atmosphere it provides. He also addressed the impact
    Darlington Mayor Tony Watkins stopped by the Darlington Raceway track to give his thoughts on the impact the track has on the city, along with the atmosphere it provides. He also addressed the impact
  • Supply man charged with attempted murder

    Supply man charged with attempted murder

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-04-12 13:15:21 GMT
    Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit has arrested a Supply man for two counts of attempted murder after firing a weapon into an occupied vehicle. William Calvin Steward, 36, of Eastfield
    Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit has arrested a Supply man for two counts of attempted murder after firing a weapon into an occupied vehicle. William Calvin Steward, 36, of Eastfield
  • Stormfest kicks off for 3rd year in Myrtle Beach

    Stormfest kicks off for 3rd year in Myrtle Beach

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-04-12 13:08:07 GMT
    Join News 13 Chief Meteorologist Frank Johnson, Martha Spencer, and Andrew Phillips for the 3rd annual Stormfest at Pelican Ballpark on Saturday. The event runs from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. and is free.
    Join News 13 Chief Meteorologist Frank Johnson, Martha Spencer, and Andrew Phillips for the 3rd annual Stormfest at Pelican Ballpark on Saturday. The event runs from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. and is free.
  • Backgate construction won't be completed until November 2014

    Backgate construction won't be completed until November 2014

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:56:08 GMT
    Construction crews working on the Highway 17 Bypass and 707 intersection also known as the Backgate project, will need a little longer to complete the project. Lisa Bourcier, Horry County Spokesperson
    Construction crews working on the Highway 17 Bypass and 707 intersection also known as the Backgate project, will need a little longer to complete the project. Lisa Bourcier, Horry County Spokesperson
  • Kettle corn vendor expects business to "pop" during race weekend

    Kettle corn vendor expects business to "pop" during race weekend

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:16:20 GMT
    Just feet away from where drivers will rev up their engines, vendors also look to cash in on the big weekend. T-shirts, license plates, headphones. All on sale. As folks navigate their way to the
    Just feet away from where drivers will rev up their engines, vendors also look to cash in on the big weekend. T-shirts, license plates, headphones. All on sale. As folks navigate their way to the
  • Haley's GOP opponent Ervin withdraws from primary

    Haley's GOP opponent Ervin withdraws from primary

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:06:47 GMT
    By The Associated Press Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican opponent says he's decided to bypass the primary and become a petition candidate in November. Tom Ervin withdrew Friday from the June primary, less
    Ervin says he will immediately begin gathering signatures to be a petition candidate.
  • New website wants your opinion of SC roads

    New website wants your opinion of SC roads

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:01:34 GMT
    By Robert Kittle A new website is asking for your opinion on the condition of South Carolina roads and bridges and will pass your thoughts along to state lawmakers in hopes they'll take action. "I think
    The group will pass your thoughts along to South Carolina state lawmakers in hopes they'll take action.
  • Brand new BMW smashed so firefighters could access hydrant

    Brand new BMW smashed so firefighters could access hydrant

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-04-12 00:39:31 GMT
    BOSTON, MA - The man who parked his 2 day-old BMW in front of a fire hydrant got a $100 ticket, two smashed windows and a dent in his door.CBS Boston reports, firefighters had to smash the
    The man who parked his 2 day-old BMW in front of a fire hydrant got a $100 ticket, two smashed windows and a dent in his door.CBS Boston reports, firefighters had to smash the
  • NASCAR fans celebrate the infield life ahead of the big weekend races

    NASCAR fans celebrate the infield life ahead of the big weekend races

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:36:19 GMT
    A huge part of the Darlington tradition involves the infield life. Many folks drive RV's and campers across the country to camp out ahead of the big races. Over the years, those RV's are becoming more
    A huge part of the Darlington tradition involves the infield life. Many folks drive RV's and campers across the country to camp out ahead of the big races. Over the years, those RV's are becoming more
  • Big mystery of UFOs hovering with deer might be solved

    Big mystery of UFOs hovering with deer might be solved

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:10:25 GMT
    Could the big mystery of UFOs caught on camera above some deer finally be solved? The company that makes the game cameras says they have the answer. The images were caught on camera in a night in February.
    Could the big mystery of UFOs caught on camera above some deer finally be solved? The company that makes the game cameras says they have the answer. The images were caught on camera in a night in February.
  • Boy running from dog dies after being hit by car

    Boy running from dog dies after being hit by car

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:04:20 GMT
    A 13-year-old boy has died after being struck by a vehicle on Milledgeville Road while reportedly running from a dog.Demonta Collins was struck around 6:30 p.m. Thursday evening, and was pronounced dead
    A 13-year-old boy has died after being struck by a vehicle on Milledgeville Road while reportedly running from a dog.Demonta Collins was struck around 6:30 p.m. Thursday evening, and was pronounced dead
  • Mom and 5 children jump from window to escape devastating fire

    Mom and 5 children jump from window to escape devastating fire

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-04-11 19:29:03 GMT
    A mom and her five children jumped from a window to escape a fire that destroyed their home on Thursday.The fire happened in the 500 block of Antwerp Avenue in the Woodlawn area. Fire investigators say
    A mom and her five children jumped from a window to escape a fire that destroyed their home on Thursday.The fire happened in the 500 block of Antwerp Avenue in the Woodlawn area. Fire investigators say
  • Man flees country after being charged in hit-and-run that killed boy at Walmart

    Man flees country after being charged in hit-and-run that killed boy at Walmart

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-11 19:04:06 GMT
    Authorities say a Salvadoran man wanted in a crash that killed a 2-year-old Georgia boy and severely injured his sister has fled the country. DeKalb County police say they've verified that Concepcion
    Authorities say a Salvadoran man wanted in a crash that killed a 2-year-old Georgia boy and severely injured his sister has fled the country. DeKalb County police say they've verified that Concepcion
  • Darlington future assured by track leaders, fans

    Darlington future assured by track leaders, fans

    Friday, April 11 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:48:17 GMT
    A changed race weekend date and a quick change in track leadership have some worried Darlington Raceway may not remain on the NASCAR schedule much longer.A changed race weekend date and a quick change in track leadership have some worried Darlington Raceway may not remain on the NASCAR schedule much longer.
    DARLINGTON (WBTW) - A new date, one month earlier than the seemingly successful Mother's Day weekend date. A new president, younger than most and with no track administrative experience previously. These
    DARLINGTON (WBTW) - A new date, one month earlier than the seemingly successful Mother's Day weekend date. A new president, younger than most and with no track administrative experience previously. These
  • 10 killed in CA crash involving high school students

    10 killed in CA crash involving high school students

    Friday, April 11 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:06:01 GMT
    ORLAND, Calif. (CBS News) - A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed a grassy freeway median in Northern California and slammed into a bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college. At least ten people
    ORLAND, Calif. (CBS News) - A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed a grassy freeway median in Northern California and slammed into a bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college. At least ten people
  • Amazon offers employees 5k to quit

    Amazon offers employees 5k to quit

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:13:43 GMT
    If your boss offered you $5,000 to quit, would you take the money and run? That's exactly what Amazon is doing. The "pay to quit" program is designed to make sure employees really want to be there.
    If your boss offered you $5,000 to quit, would you take the money and run? That's exactly what Amazon is doing. The "pay to quit" program is designed to make sure employees really want to be there.
  • NMB Easter egg hunt set for April 19

    NMB Easter egg hunt set for April 19

    Friday, April 11 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-04-11 16:46:32 GMT
    On April 19, the Easter Bunny will make a special visit to McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach to hand out candy to all of the children who attend. The egg hunt begins at 10:00 a.m. sharp and
    On April 19, the Easter Bunny will make a special visit to McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach to hand out candy to all of the children who attend. The egg hunt begins at 10:00 a.m. sharp and
  • Darlington Raceway, NASCAR drivers and school children partner for "Race to Green"

    Darlington Raceway, NASCAR drivers and school children partner for "Race to Green"

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:41:46 GMT
    Nascar's "Race to Green" program aims to generate awareness about being environmentally responsible. As part of that effort, Nascar drivers and officials, planted trees today in Darlington, along with
    Nascar's "Race to Green" program aims to generate awareness about being environmentally responsible. As part of that effort, Nascar drivers and officials, planted trees today in Darlington, along with
  • Darlington Raceway offers tailgate experience for college students

    Darlington Raceway offers tailgate experience for college students

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:38:11 GMT
    The open field at the front of the racetrack is for college students to tailgate.The open field at the front of the racetrack is for college students to tailgate.
    Tailgaters will continue to roll in to Darlington Raceway for race weekend April 11 and 12. Many will have hot grills and cold coolers similar to what you might see at a football game. Darlington Raceway
    Darlington Raceway president, Chip Wile, who is an SEC graduate, wants to provide an experience to college students similar to what they experience on campus during sporting events.
  • Strippers sue South Carolina clubs over wages

    Strippers sue South Carolina clubs over wages

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:31:09 GMT
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A group of strippers is suing several South Carolina nightclubs, saying they weren't paid according to federal standards. The lawsuit filed in federal court earlier this year accuses
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A group of strippers is suing several South Carolina nightclubs, saying they weren't paid according to federal standards. The lawsuit filed in federal court earlier this year accuses
  • Rainwater collected in rain barrels could be better for gardens

    Rainwater collected in rain barrels could be better for gardens

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:17:51 GMT
    The average American household uses 320 gallons of water each day, and 1/3 of that is for outdoor use. Not all of your outdoor watering has to come from the hose. Your lawn, landscaping, and gardens
    The average American household uses 320 gallons of water each day, and 1/3 of that is for outdoor use. Not all of your outdoor watering has to come from the hose. Your lawn, landscaping, and gardens
  • Top 5 moments in Darlington Raceway history

    Top 5 moments in Darlington Raceway history

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-04-11 11:02:57 GMT
    The Lady in Black turns 65 this September. The track has seen many exciting races over the years so News13 decided to count down the top five moments in Darlington Raceway history. Moment #5: Earnhardt
    The Lady in Black turns 65 this September. The track has seen many exciting races over the years so News13 decided to count down the top five moments in Darlington Raceway history. Moment #5: Earnhardt
  • 16-year-old boy missing from Holden Beach area found safe Friday

    16-year-old boy missing from Holden Beach area found safe Friday

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-04-11 10:54:02 GMT
    Brunswick County Sheriff's officials say that they need the public's help to find a boy who has been missing for several days.Hunter Anthony Howell, 16, was last seen on Sunday in the area of Martin Lane
    Brunswick County Sheriff's officials say that they need the public's help to find a boy who has been missing for several days.Hunter Anthony Howell, 16, was last seen on Sunday in the area of Martin Lane
  • Horry County moves forward on half-a-million dollar clean up plan

    Horry County moves forward on half-a-million dollar clean up plan

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-04-11 10:43:26 GMT
    Horry County Council thinks the county's "trashy" and wants to change that with your tax dollars. Thursday, at council's annual budget retreat, Public Safety Director Paul Whitten introduced a county-wide
    Horry County Council thinks the county's "trashy" and wants to change that with your tax dollars. Thursday, at council's annual budget retreat, Public Safety Director Paul Whitten introduced a county-wide
  • Outfall project nears completion in NMB, 2 months behind schedule

    Outfall project nears completion in NMB, 2 months behind schedule

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:42 AM EDT2014-04-11 10:42:10 GMT
    A $9.5 million ocean outfall project nearly two months behind schedule is set to wrap up by the end of April in North Myrtle Beach. The project has shut down the intersection of Main Street and Ocean
    A $9.5 million ocean outfall project nearly two months behind schedule is set to wrap up by the end of April in North Myrtle Beach. The project has shut down the intersection of Main Street and Ocean
  • Latta Council could strip power from Mayor after questionable hire

    Latta Council could strip power from Mayor after questionable hire

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:39 AM EDT2014-04-11 10:39:59 GMT
    At a Latta Town Council meeting Thursday night, some Latta residents expressed frustration with Mayor Earl Bullard.  Bullard hired Vontray Sellers, in February as Latta's new parks and recreation director
    At a Latta Town Council meeting Thursday night, some Latta residents expressed frustration with Mayor Earl Bullard.  Bullard hired Vontray Sellers, in February as Latta's new parks and recreation director
  • 1 hurt when DUI driver crashes truck into Waffle House, police say

    1 hurt when DUI driver crashes truck into Waffle House, police say

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:51:43 GMT
    One person was injured after a truck crashed into a Donelson Waffle House early Thursday morning.The crash happened around 3 a.m. at the restaurant located at 707 Stewarts Ferry Parkway when Shawn Neely,
    One person was injured after a truck crashed into a Donelson Waffle House early Thursday morning.The crash happened around 3 a.m. at the restaurant located at 707 Stewarts Ferry Parkway when Shawn Neely,
  • Teen dies when truck crosses into lane, crashing into his car, deputies say

    Teen dies when truck crosses into lane, crashing into his car, deputies say

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:46:06 GMT
    A 19 year old was airlifted to Memorial Medical Center and later died after a head on collision on Highway 17 Thursday morning.The Coastal Homeschool Athletic Association confirms that 19-year-old Luke
    A 19 year old was airlifted to Memorial Medical Center and later died after a head on collision on Highway 17 Thursday morning.The Coastal Homeschool Athletic Association confirms that 19-year-old Luke
  • SC lawmakers back out of special prosecutor bill

    SC lawmakers back out of special prosecutor bill

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:29:53 GMT
    By The Associated Press South Carolina House members are removing their names from legislation allowing the General Assembly to decide whether an independent prosecutor should investigate a constitutional
    One bill gave the Legislature authority to decide on a special prosecutor. The other would ask voters on general election ballots whether to change the state constitution.
  • SC House and Senate pass different distracted driving ban bills

    SC House and Senate pass different distracted driving ban bills

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:27:04 GMT
    By Robert Kittle The South Carolina House and Senate each passed different bills Thursday aimed at reducing distracted driving, setting up a showdown over which, if either, becomes law. The House bill
    More than a dozen South Carolina cities and towns have their own local ordinances banning texting and driving.
  • Man who caused deadly daycare crash now in custody, police say

    Man who caused deadly daycare crash now in custody, police say

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:47:06 GMT
    A manhunt across Florida ended Thursday with the surrender of a driver blamed in a deadly crash at a day care that injured 14 and killed a 4-year-old girl who was sitting in a classroom awaiting her
    A manhunt across Florida ended Thursday with the surrender of a driver blamed in a deadly crash at a day care that injured 14 and killed a 4-year-old girl who was sitting in a classroom awaiting her
  • Teen helping mom change flat tire is killed by hit-and-run driver, officials say

    Teen helping mom change flat tire is killed by hit-and-run driver, officials say

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:07:44 GMT
    A 13-year-old boy was killed on Interstate 24 in Rutherford County Thursday afternoon after he was struck by a driver while he was changing his mother's flat tire. Police said 33-year-old Tina Wilson, of
    A 13-year-old boy was killed on Interstate 24 in Rutherford County Thursday afternoon after he was struck by a driver while he was changing his mother's flat tire. Police said 33-year-old Tina Wilson, of
  • NC wife and husband soldier who lost leg in combat are given new home

    NC wife and husband soldier who lost leg in combat are given new home

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:21:41 GMT
    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Oliver "Ollie" Hughes and his growing family of five were presented with the keys to their new home in Fuquay-Varina Thursday.The house is the seventh Hero Home completed by Operation:
    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Oliver "Ollie" Hughes and his growing family of five were presented with the keys to their new home in Fuquay-Varina Thursday.The house is the seventh Hero Home completed by Operation:
  • Despite efforts of good Samaritans, driver dies after fiery crash on I-95 in Florence County

    Despite efforts of good Samaritans, driver dies after fiery crash on I-95 in Florence County

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:40:04 GMT
    The driver of a Ford Explorer traveling northbound on I-95 near mile marker 156 went off the side of the road into the emergency lane. In that lane there was a parked tractor trailer. The Explorer hit
    The driver of a Ford Explorer traveling northbound on I-95 near mile marker 156 went off the side of the road into the emergency lane. In that lane there was a parked tractor trailer. The Explorer hit
  • NC man gets jail time for sucking woman's toes in Walmart

    NC man gets jail time for sucking woman's toes in Walmart

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:39:43 GMT
    A North Carolina man who sucked an unwilling woman's toes inside a Wal-Mart has been sentenced to 60 days in jail. Michael Anthony Brown apologized for his actions during his court appearance Thursday.
    A North Carolina man who sucked an unwilling woman's toes inside a Wal-Mart has been sentenced to 60 days in jail. Michael Anthony Brown apologized for his actions during his court appearance Thursday.
  • Carolinas Hospital System announces Chief Financial Officer

    Carolinas Hospital System announces Chief Financial Officer

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:35:25 GMT
    Carolinas Hospital System is pleased to announce that Loren J. Rials is the new Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Carolinas Hospital System, Rials served as Chief Financial Officer at Heartland
    Carolinas Hospital System is pleased to announce that Loren J. Rials is the new Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Carolinas Hospital System, Rials served as Chief Financial Officer at Heartland
  • Red Cross assists family of 5 children displaced by home fire

    Red Cross assists family of 5 children displaced by home fire

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:34:02 GMT
    (News Release) The American Red Cross Coastal SC Chapter assisted a family of one adult and five children displaced after a fire today destroyed their home in Conway. Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers
    The American Red Cross Coastal SC Chapter assisted a family of one adult and five children displaced after a fire today destroyed their home in Conway.
  • Smithfield and W. Lee Flowers to donate 40K pounds of protein to Harvest Hope

    Smithfield and W. Lee Flowers to donate 40K pounds of protein to Harvest Hope

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:14:50 GMT
    In celebration of the upcoming Darlington race weekend Smithfield, a sponsor of the Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 Sprint Cup race team, is partnering with retailer W. Lee Flowers and Company to donate
    In celebration of the upcoming Darlington race weekend Smithfield, a sponsor of the Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 Sprint Cup race team, is partnering with retailer W. Lee Flowers and Company to donate
  • 4 charged with assault by mob in Pawleys Island robbery

    4 charged with assault by mob in Pawleys Island robbery

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-04-10 19:55:01 GMT
    Georgetown County Sheriff's Investigators have charged four males for a strong armed robbery that happened in Pawleys Island. Around 11:15 p.m. on April 1, 2014, two male victims were assaulted in the
    Georgetown County Sheriff's Investigators have charged four males for a strong armed robbery that happened in Pawleys Island. Around 11:15 p.m. on April 1, 2014, two male victims were assaulted in the
  • Elise Testone will bring her 'In This Life Tour' to CCU

    Elise Testone will bring her 'In This Life Tour' to CCU

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-04-10 19:37:36 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's alumna and "American Idol" contestant Elise Testone will perform in CCU's Wheelwright Auditorium on Friday, April 25. General admission is $20, and the doors will open at
    Coastal Carolina University's alumna and "American Idol" contestant Elise Testone will perform in CCU's Wheelwright Auditorium on Friday, April 25. General admission is $20, and the doors will open at
  • FMU to host inaugural Research and Exhibition Day, April 17

    FMU to host inaugural Research and Exhibition Day, April 17

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-04-10 19:33:17 GMT
    The inaugural FMU Research and Exhibition Day will take place on Thursday, April 17, in the Lee Nursing Building from noon until 3:45 p.m. Undergraduate and graduate students of various disciplines
    The inaugural FMU Research and Exhibition Day will take place on Thursday, April 17, in the Lee Nursing Building from noon until 3:45 p.m. Undergraduate and graduate students of various disciplines
  • Lake City man charged with trafficking crack cocaine

    Lake City man charged with trafficking crack cocaine

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-04-10 19:30:10 GMT
    FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - A Lake City man was arrested and charged this week for trafficking drugs. According to a Florence County Sheriff's press release, Hasean Blue, 38, was arrested on April 8 and charged
    FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - A Lake City man was arrested and charged this week for trafficking drugs. According to a Florence County Sheriff's press release, Hasean Blue, 38, was arrested on April 8 and charged
  • PHOTOS: The beauty of Springtime at the Masters in Augusta

    PHOTOS: The beauty of Springtime at the Masters in Augusta

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-04-10 19:21:44 GMT
    Every year people from all over the world flock to Augusta with dreams of setting foot on the grounds of the Augusta National Golf Club to see The Masters Tournament. For some it is an item on their
    Every year people from all over the world flock to Augusta with dreams of setting foot on the grounds of the Augusta National Golf Club to see The Masters Tournament. For some it is an item on their
  • Jeff Gordon: Darlington changes don't bother drivers

    Jeff Gordon: Darlington changes don't bother drivers

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:30:30 GMT
    Jeff Gordon is a seven-time Darlington winner, including his last win at the track in 2007.Jeff Gordon is a seven-time Darlington winner, including his last win at the track in 2007.
    DARLINGTON (WBTW) - Jeff Gordon's legendary career includes seven victories at Darlington Raceway--more than any other active driver--but he told News13 recently that the changes in times and dates for
    DARLINGTON (WBTW) - Jeff Gordon's legendary career includes seven victories at Darlington Raceway--more than any other active driver--but he told News13 recently that the changes in times and dates for
  • FBI rescues NC man from kidnappers; tied to his daughter's prosecution of inmate

    FBI rescues NC man from kidnappers; tied to his daughter's prosecution of inmate

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:29:06 GMT
    A 63-year-old man who disappeared from his Wake Forest home April 5 was rescued Wednesday in Atlanta by the FBI, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. The FBI and other investigating law enforcement
    A 63-year-old man who disappeared from his Wake Forest home April 5 was rescued Wednesday in Atlanta by the FBI, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. The FBI and other investigating law enforcement
  • FMU students assist high schoolers with exit exam

    FMU students assist high schoolers with exit exam

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:28:59 GMT
    Hannah Chaney, an elementary education major at Francis Marion University, is participating in a new partnership between Wilson High School and FMU's School of Education in which she and 13 others tutor
    Hannah Chaney, an elementary education major at Francis Marion University, is participating in a new partnership between Wilson High School and FMU's School of Education in which she and 13 others tutor
  • HillSouth awarded 2 Cisco state contracts

    HillSouth awarded 2 Cisco state contracts

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:24:53 GMT
    (News Release)  Florence-based HillSouth, a leading provider of IT services in the state, has been awarded two Cisco state contracts, enabling them to streamline sales to municipal, county, state, K-12
    Florence-based HillSouth, a leading provider of IT services in the state, has been awarded two Cisco state contracts, enabling them to streamline sales to municipal, county, state, K-12 and public higher-education entities.
  • Georgetown welcomes Columbus ships Pinta and Nina

    Georgetown welcomes Columbus ships Pinta and Nina

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:04:02 GMT
    On Thursday April 17th, the 'Pinta' and the 'Nina', replicas of Columbus' Ships, will open in Georgetown. The ships will be docked at the Harborwalk Marina, 525 Front St., until their departure early Monday
    On Thursday April 17th, the 'Pinta' and the 'Nina', replicas of Columbus' Ships, will open in Georgetown. The ships will be docked at the Harborwalk Marina, 525 Front St., until their departure early Monday
  • Myrtle Beach man arrested for $250K worth of heroin, according to deputies

    Myrtle Beach man arrested for $250K worth of heroin, according to deputies

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:00:06 GMT
    Darlington County Detention CenterDarlington County Detention Center
    On April 9, Darlington County Sheriff's office arrested one person on charges of trafficking heroin. Just before midnight during a traffic stop on I-20 near exit 131 in Darlington County, deputies pulled
    On April 9, Darlington County Sheriff's office arrested one person on charges of trafficking heroin. Just before midnight during a traffic stop on I-20 near exit 131 in Darlington County, deputies pulled
  • Girl dies, 6 children critical or serious after car crashes into daycare

    Girl dies, 6 children critical or serious after car crashes into daycare

    Thursday, April 10 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-04-10 17:02:54 GMT
    A vehicle crashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, injuring a dozen people, 11 of them children, a Florida Highway Patrol official said. Several were reported to be "very, very serious condition,"
    A vehicle crashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, injuring a dozen people, 11 of them children, a Florida Highway Patrol official said. Several were reported to be "very, very serious condition,"
  • Family sues over NC State Fair injuries

    Family sues over NC State Fair injuries

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:54:59 GMT
    A family seriously injured last year on a North Carolina State Fair ride is suing its operators and owners. Attorney Willie Gary said Thursday he's seeking at least $25,000 in compensatory damages and
    A family seriously injured last year on a North Carolina State Fair ride is suing its operators and owners. Attorney Willie Gary said Thursday he's seeking at least $25,000 in compensatory damages and
  • Military releases name of Marine shot at NC base

    Military releases name of Marine shot at NC base

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:40:34 GMT
    Authorities have identified a Marine killed in an apparently accidental shooting while on duty at a North Carolina base. Camp Lejeune officials said in a statement late Wednesday that 21-year-old
    Authorities have identified a Marine killed in an apparently accidental shooting while on duty at a North Carolina base. Camp Lejeune officials said in a statement late Wednesday that 21-year-old
  • SC funny man Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman

    SC funny man Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:24:59 GMT
    CBS announced Thursday Stephen Colbert will be the new host of the "Late Show," effective when David Letterman retires. The host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning "The
    CBS announced Thursday Stephen Colbert will be the new host of the "Late Show," effective when David Letterman retires. The host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning "The
  • Public invited to vote on art competition in Lake City

    Public invited to vote on art competition in Lake City

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-04-10 15:08:37 GMT
    More than 20,000 people flocked to Lake City, South Carolina for the inaugural ArtFields®, a celebration of all things creative featuring the largest Art Competition in the Southeast. Organizers are preparing
    More than 20,000 people flocked to Lake City, South Carolina for the inaugural ArtFields®, a celebration of all things creative featuring the largest Art Competition in the Southeast. Organizers are preparing
  • Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

    Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-04-10 14:27:27 GMT
    Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 under performing stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance. It says it will also cut prices on about 1,000 basic
    Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 under performing stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance. It says it will also cut prices on about 1,000 basic
  • Expansion In Lexington County expected to create 300 Jobs

    Expansion In Lexington County expected to create 300 Jobs

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-04-10 13:39:22 GMT
    Palmetto State Armory (PSA), a South Carolina-based gun manufacturer, plans to expand its Lexington County presence and more than double its current workforce. The $4.2 million investment will allow the
    Palmetto State Armory (PSA), a South Carolina-based gun manufacturer, plans to expand its Lexington County presence and more than double its current workforce. The $4.2 million investment will allow the
  • Shots fired, break-in at Ripken Experience, police say

    Shots fired, break-in at Ripken Experience, police say

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-04-10 12:55:13 GMT
    Myrtle Beach police are looking for two suspects responsible for a break-in at the Cal Ripken Experience located on Ripken Way Blvd. in Myrtle Beach. It happened around 5 in the morning Thursday. The
    Myrtle Beach police are looking for two suspects responsible for a break-in at the Cal Ripken Experience located on Ripken Way Blvd. in Myrtle Beach. It happened around 5 in the morning Thursday. The
  • Prom costs down to just under $1,000

    Prom costs down to just under $1,000

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:38 AM EDT2014-04-10 12:38:37 GMT
    It's become quite the norm in recent years for high schoolers to spend hundreds of dollars on senior prom. This year however, a study reveals they're spending less. Teens and their families expect to
    It's become quite the norm in recent years for high schoolers to spend hundreds of dollars on senior prom. This year however, a study reveals they're spending less. Teens and their families expect to
  • Tale of survival: A mother who wouldn't let go

    Tale of survival: A mother who wouldn't let go

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-04-10 12:33:45 GMT
    The death toll in the Washington landslide stands at 36 and 32 of them have been identified. But this is a story of survival. Amanda Skorjanc remains hospitalized, along with her five-month old son,
    The death toll in the Washington landslide stands at 36 and 32 of them have been identified. But this is a story of survival. Amanda Skorjanc remains hospitalized, along with her five-month old son,
  • South Carolina moves forward with statewide texting while driving ban

    South Carolina moves forward with statewide texting while driving ban

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:42 AM EDT2014-04-10 07:42:37 GMT
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina is closer to having its first statewide ban on texting while driving. The Senate voted 38-2 Wednesday in favor of a bill that would levy fines starting at $75 on drivers
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina is closer to having its first statewide ban on texting while driving. The Senate voted 38-2 Wednesday in favor of a bill that would levy fines starting at $75 on drivers
  • More than 1000 students gather at Tech Fair in Myrtle Beach

    More than 1000 students gather at Tech Fair in Myrtle Beach

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:28:48 GMT
    1400 students and their families gathered for the fifth annual Horry County Schools' Technology Fair at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Tuesday. Students from kindergarten to 12th grade showcased
    1400 students and their families gathered for the fifth annual Horry County Schools' Technology Fair at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Tuesday. Students from kindergarten to 12th grade showcased
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  • Latta Police Chief is fired, sources say

    Latta Police Chief is fired, sources say

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:35:01 GMT
    The Police Chief of the town of Latta has been fired, according to a town leader.Police Chief Crystal Moore was let go, councilman Jared Taylor told WBTW-TV on Tuesday afternoon.Moore became the department's
    The Police Chief of the town of Latta has been fired, according to a town leader.Police Chief Crystal Moore was let go, councilman Jared Taylor told WBTW-TV on Tuesday afternoon.Moore became the department's
  • Latta council votes for referendum to weaken mayor after police chief fired

    Latta council votes for referendum to weaken mayor after police chief fired

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:36:31 GMT
    Earlier this week Latta Mayor Earl Bullard fired the town's Police Chief, Crystal Moore. Latta Town Councilman Jared Taylor told News13 the mayor decided to fire Moore because she received 7 reprimands.
    Earlier this week Latta Mayor Earl Bullard fired the town's Police Chief, Crystal Moore. Latta Town Councilman Jared Taylor told News13 the mayor decided to fire Moore because she received 7 reprimands.
  • More evidence mounts in case of missing Gaboon Viper

    More evidence mounts in case of missing Gaboon Viper

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:00:58 GMT
    (WCBD) More evidence has surfaced that lead experts to believe that the Gaboon Viper is still on the loose in Harbor Pointe Apartments. What is now only pieces of the snake's skin was approximately 95% of the shed skin when it was found, only missing part of the head.
    (WCBD) More evidence has surfaced that lead experts to believe that the Gaboon Viper is still on the loose in Harbor Pointe Apartments. What is now only pieces of the snake's skin was approximately 95% of the shed skin when it was found, only missing part of the head.
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