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Florence County Sheriff's Office confirms investigation at West Florence High School

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - The Florence County Sheriff's Office confirms it is involved in an investigation at West Florence High School. Major Mike Nunn says the sheriff's office is involved in an ongoing investigation of harassment at West Florence High School. Nunn could not confirm when the investiga

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-23 14:49:46

Man killed; wife, 2 children hurt after ambulance hits car head-on in Chester Co.

GREAT FALLS, S.C. - The South Carolina Highway Patrol has identified the man killed after an ambulance was involved in a crash along Highway 97 in Chester County near Great Falls Wednesday afternoon. Troopers said the ambulance went off the side of the road, overcorrected, and then traveled into the

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-22 13:15:16

Bennettsville police arrest three on drug charges

BENNETTSVILLE, SC - Three men are in jail facing drug charges after they were arrested by the Bennettsville Police Department Friday. Lt. Larry Turner, spokesman for the department, says officers took Herman McCall into custody in connection to alleged local drug buys in 2016 and 2017. McCall faces

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-23 21:18:32

Robeson County deputies announce arrest of 16-year-old and another suspect for man's murder

MAXTON, NC (WBTW) - Robeson County deputies announced two arrests, including a 16-year-old suspect arrested Friday, for the murder of a man whose body was found in the woods in Maxton. Deputies found Braxton Chavis' body off Alma Road in December after his son told 911 dispatchers he believed his f

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-23 20:55:34

Lumberton police make arrest in Walnut St. shooting

LUMBERTON, NC (WBTW) - The Lumberton Police Department made an arrest in a shooting from last week after executing a search warrant with multiple law enforcement agencies. Captain Terry Parking with the department says officers partnered with an investigator for the Robeson County District Attorney'

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-22 12:41:24

Florence man arrested by U.S. Marshals after five years on the run

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - A Florence man on the run for five years was arrested Wednesday morning in Georgia on federal drug and weapon charges. According to a press release from the U.S. Marshals Service, 27-year-old Darryl Wendell Graham was taken into custody in Duluth, Ga., for a 2013 federal indict

WMBF - 2018-03-21 23:13:33

Darlington County is searching for person dumping roof shingles on roads

DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - Darlington County Code Enforcement is investigating piles of shingles that have been dumped on dirt roads around the county. Director of Developmental Services, Terri Cribb, reached out to News13 to ask the public for help in finding the culprit. "We're not sure if it'

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-23 05:37:37

Man sentenced in shooting death of 5-year-old Hartsville boy

Rodney Thomas Pittman Jr.of Hartsville. DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) - A Darlington County man will spend about four and a half years in prison after he pled guilty in the accidental shooting death of a 5-year-old boy. Rodney Pittman appeared in court Thursday morning and pled guilty to involuntary mansla

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-23 19:42:27

Warrant: Raleigh baby was smoking marijuana on Facebook video

The 20-year-old mother of the baby seen smoking in a viral video on Facebook has been arrested and faces multiple charges. According to the arrest warrant, the child was smoking marijuana in the video. Police have arrested and charged 20-year-old Brianna Ashanti Lofton with two counts of felony chil


Police find car with back window shot out on Ocean Boulevard

Myrtle Beach police discovered shattered glass, shell casings and more than 100 grams of pot in a designer purse after a call about a suspicious vehicle parked along Ocean Boulevard on St. Patrick's Day, a report said. Four men were arrested in connection with possession of marijuana and a gun. Mon


Checkpoint nets arrests, drug seizures

Norwood police are calling Saturday night's DWIcheckpoint a success after arresting three drunken drivers and confiscating a slew of illegal drugs. A checkpoint held in Norwood on St. Patrick's Day and the opening weekend of the widely watched National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball tour

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-03-22 11:00:00

Dillon High student arrested after gun found in book bag

DILLON, SC (WBTW) - The Dillon County Sheriff's Office arrested a Dillon High School student Wednesday after a gun was found in his book bag. Captain Cliff Arnette with the sheriff's office says deputies arrested Malik Sen'Cere Rogers, 18, of Dillon, and charged him with simple possession of marijua


Lucas Street closed near scene of fire at auto recycling yard

FLORENCE, S.C. -- West Florence Fire Rescue along with the City of Florence Fire Department are on scene Wednesday morning at American Steel and Recycling on Pecan St. responding to an auto recycling yard fire. There are no injuries, according to Florence Fire Marshal Chris Johnson. The fire is just


Seven Lakes collision kills Raeford man

SEVEN LAKES - A Raeford man was killed Thursday morning when his vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer. According to reports from the N.C. Highway Patrol, Michael Andrew Miller Jr., 32, of Raeford, was driving east in a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier on N.C. 211 near McLendon Hills Drive at about 7:45 a.

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 00:02:59

Sonoco to Acquire Highland Packaging Solutions

HARTSVILLE, S.C., March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Highland Packaging Solutions for approximately $150 million in cash. Highland is a privately owned produc

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-03-22 13:45:00

Man arrested after crack cocaine drug buys in Bennettsville, officials say

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) - A man has been arrested for two counts of distribution of crack cocaine in connection with two "drug buys" in Bennettsville last year, according to officials. Tyquan Douglas was arrested on March 13 by the Bennettsville Police Department; officials say the arrest is in con


One hurt, cars damaged in Florence shooting

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - One person was hurt and several vehicles were damaged in an overnight shooting in Florence Saturday. According to Lt. Mike Brandt with the Florence Police Department, just after 10 Saturday night officers responded to the area of Gaillard St. and Kershaw St. after hearing guns


Police: Naked man who fled from police dies after jumping in Little River

Spring Lake, N.C. - A man died Sunday morning after jumping into the Little River in an attempt to flee from police. Spring Lake police said officers were dispatched to Manchester Road near Bragg Boulevard at about 9 a.m. after receiving reports of a naked man running around. The naked man, who was


Man wanted for questioning after shooting on W. Lucas Street injures one

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The Florence Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a person wanted for questioning in regards to a shooting on March 16 in the 200 block of West Lucas Street, according to a press release from Florence PD. During the shooting, one person was injured a


Darlington County sheriff investigating Hartsville gun incident

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - Darlington County deputies are investigating an shooting incident that occurred just before 6 p.m. on McKeithans Street in Hartsville. According to a release from Lt. Robby Kilgo, investigators met with a victim who said a male fired a handgun at him following an argument. The vic