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Police searching for woman last seen in Conway area

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – Horry County police are searching for a missing woman who was last seen in the Conway area. Jenifer Lynn Rogowski, 26, was last seen on Feb. 4 in the Conway area, according to Mikayla Moskov, with Horry County. She is reportedly known to frequent the areas near the 600 block of U


Raise your vape pens high, Conway. A new vape Ecigarette shop opened its doors

One South Carolina-based chain expanded to nearly 20 locations this week by opening a brick-and-mortar store in Conway. ECigs Charleston opened its second Horry County location on Friday at 2246 Highway 501, Conway.


Horry County leaders to vote on tethering ordinance

Horry leaders will soon vote on an ordinance aimed to adjust the county’s rules for tethering pets. The proposal has seen changes after it has been debated in recent months. Horry County Police Sgt. Craig Hutchinson told the county public safety committee Tuesday limiting the timeframe for tethering


Man arrested in connection with October 2018 shooting in Horry County

NICHOLS AREA, SC (WBTW) – A man has been arrested in connection with an October 2018 shooting in Horry County. Rico Lee Jackson, 27, of Loris, is charged with armed robbery and burglary, according to J. Reuben Long Detention Center booking records. He was booked around 11:20 a.m. on Wednesday and re


HCPD seeks Valentine's Day wedding ring thief

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Horry County police are asking for help "putting a couple of silver rings on it." On Valentine's Day, a man stole two sets of wedding rings from the Walmart on Kings Road in Myrtle Beach, according to HCPD.


5th suspect involved in Horry County home invasion in custody, police say

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A fifth suspect wanted in connection with a home invasion in December has been taken into custody, Horry County police said. Leonard “Ox” Wilson was wanted after police said he and four others went into a home in the 1200 block of Highway 90 near Conway, beat the victim and


Inmate escaped from South Carolina prison work site, officials say

A South Carolina inmate escaped from a work site late Thursday night, according to Tweets from the S.C. Department of Corrections. Cortney James Smith, 27, walked away from his job in Dilion at about 11:20 p.m., according to the Tweets.


Horry County Solicitor files nuisance complaint against Atlantic Beach apartment complex

ATLANTIC BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Horry County Solicitor Jimmy Richardson recently filed a complaint to begin nuisance action againt Ocean Apartments in Atlantic Beach in hopes of shutting it down.


Salley, South Carolina Police Chief throws hat in the ring to be next Aiken County Sheriff

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) - An Aiken County, South Carolina native and current police chief of Salley Jarrod Goldman is throwing his hat in the ring for sheriff of Aiken County.


Conway Medical Center weighs in on artificial intelligence in healthcare

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - As our world continues to advance with the help of technology, artificial intelligence (AI) has generated a lot of buzz lately in healthcare. AI healthcare providers share the goal of treating more patients, cutting down the cost of healthcare, and ultimately aim to achieve


These orange alligators are raising eyebrows in South Carolina

BLUFFTON, S.C. — Two alligators with leathery orange skin are raising eyebrows in a community in South Carolina. WJCL reported that a man discovered the reptiles at a pond in Bluffton. Maybe an overzealous Clemson Tigers fan slathered them with the team colors? Or they ate Flamin’ Hot Cheetos? Or th


Conway robber shot 6 times by victim sentenced to 11 years in prison

CONWAY, SC (WBTW)- A Conway man was sentenced to more than a decade in prison for an armed robbery that ended in a gunbattle. A release from the Horry County Solicitors Office says 19-year-old Richmond Collier of Conway pleaded guilty to armed robbery before Judge Steven H. John Wednesday.


Photo released of woman wanted for Loris bank robbery

Loris, S.C. (WPDE) — A photo has just been released of a woman wanted as a possible suspect ina Loris bank robbery. A police presence was reported at the BB&T Bank in the 3600 block of Broad Street at 1:30. p.m. on Thursday.


South Carolina man wanted after cat thrown into a hot ashes

MULLINS, SC (WPDE) — A 55-year-old man is wanted after he threw a cat into hot ashes from a pile of burning trash. The incident happened at a home at the corner of McDaniels and Gold Street in Mullins, according to Mullins city animal control officer Eddie Edwards.


Suspect Search: Stabbing suspect, alleged scam artist wanted by police

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A man accused in a stabbing in Conway and an alleged scam artist in Galivants Ferry are wanted by the Horry County Police Department. Controy Lafanze is accused of stabbing someone last month.


South Carolina family suing Kanye West for copyright infringement

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A family from Fairfield County is suing Kanye West for copyright infringement. That suit was filed in a Charleston Federal Court. It’s over Kanye’s song “Ultralight Beam.”


Flu widespread across South Carolina

SPARTANBURG, CO, SC (WSPA) - Friday, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Enviromental Control (SCDHEC), at least 29 people have died during this current flu season.


Report: Man steals U-Haul truck so he, wife can move to Myrtle Beach for a ‘fresh start’

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Police arrested a man who allegedly stole a U-Haul truck from Kentucky and drove he and his wife to Myrtle Beach for a fresh start. Online records from the Myrtle Beach Police Department state 39-year-old Andrew Wayne Roberts was arrested Wednesday on a charge of possessing


Horry County firefighters blaze their own trail to put out burning equipment

Horry County firefighters had to make their own trail after being called to a fire Wednesday in Galivants Ferry, according to the department. It took nearly six hours to get the flames under control.


SC lawmakers push to reform civil forfeiture

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Around 80 South Carolina state representatives signed a bill to reform civil forfeiture. The bill was filed Tuesday, it would allow law enforcement to only seize property with a criminal conviction.