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  1. Accused killer concerned his "murder" tattoo may influence jury

    Jeffrey Chapman is set to go on trial April 28 for the murder of Damon Galliart, whose body was found by hunters in a ditchoutside of Great Bend,Kansas . Chapman is asking for a professional tattoo artist to remove or cover up a tattoo across his neck that has mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder". He says he's afraid it will prejudice a jury. Prosecutors say they're not opposed to covering his tattoo, b...

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  2. Counterfeits bills circulating along the Grand Strand

    Counterfeit bills are making the rounds among businesses in Myrtle Beach. Capt. David Knipes with Myrtle Beach Police tells News13 there are more cases than usual. There are more than a dozen cases in April alone. Several different places are being targeted. Some of businesses include gas stations, restaurants, banks, supermarkets and convenience stores. In one case, someone had responded to a Craig's list post for a laptop. It turns out some of the bills were counterfeit. The person selling...

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  3. Bennettsville residents want answers for high utility bills

    Some folks in the Bennettsville community are fired up. "I live by myself.I work a minimum wage job and my light bill is outrageous. i can't hardly pay other bills for trying to pay a utility bill,” said Ethel White, who has lived in Bennettsville all of her life.Community members are rallying together because they claim that their utility bills are through the roof. Some bills exceed asmuch as$1000.Alice Sensabaugh says she's 84-year-old and sick.She is one of m...

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  4. Bennettsville residents want answers for high utility bills

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

    Hundreds of people filter through vacation rental sites along the Grand Strand each year, but fire officials say there aren't any formal rules in place requiring smoke detectors inside of those homes to be tested on an annual basis.

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  6. Myrtle Beach Fire Department holds fire extinguisher demonstration

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  7. No parole for Ex-Carolina Investors exec Sheppard

    By The Associated Press State parole officials have rejected a request for early release from prison for former HomeGold executive Ronnie Sheppard. A three-member panel of the parole board voted unanimously Wednesday against releasing Sheppard, whose lawyers argued that he needs outside medical care because of a recent heart surgery. Sheppard is serving a 20-year sentence for securities fraud, conspiracy and obtaining property under false pretenses for his role in the 2003 collapse of HomeGol...

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  8. SC unemployed can seek benefits via smartphones

    By The Associated Press South Carolina's unemployment agency has launched a free app that allows jobless residents to seek weekly benefits through their iPhones. The Department of Employment and Workforce unveiled Wednesday what it says is the nation's first such app for smartphones. The U.S. Department of Labor did not immediately respond to voice and email messages. State agency spokeswoman Adrienne Fairwell says the mobile application offers a convenience while also helping the agency redu...

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  9. Carolina Forest baseball wins on Senior Night

    Logan White hit a walkoff single in the eighth inning to score Aaron Ray and give Carolina Forest the 4-3 win over Socastee on the Panthers senior night.

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  10. Ex-SC homeless ministry officer accused of stealing $440K

    A former official with a homeless ministry in Charleston has been arrested and accused of embezzling more than $440,000. Fifty-six-year-old Carol Libby of Mount Pleasant is accused of taking the money from Crisis Ministry between 2006 and 2013. The former chief financial officer of the ministry has been charged in federal court with five counts of wire fraud. Libby was fired last June after she was arrested by Charleston police and charged with breach of trust. She had worked for the organ...

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