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Horry County police plan to cut 24 patrol officer jobs after losing school officer contract

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - While Horry County continues to grow, the proposed county budget cuts 24 patrol officer jobs from the police department. County council will talk about the budget and give direction to staff at its retreat on Thursday and Friday. The next budget calls for 107 patrol officer posi

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-20 14:58:37

Parents charged after teething baby thrown from unstrapped car seat lands on head

CONWAY, S.C. - Two South Carolina parents face child neglect charges after a teething baby was allegedly thrown from his unstrapped car seat by his father. According to The State, 22-year-old Jacob Lowman became "angry" on March 10 when his son started to cry, so he threw the baby's car seat in the

FOX5SANDIEGO.COM - 2018-03-19 22:57:04

Boy trapped under water at North Myrtle resort hospitalized

A 12 year-old boy was taken to the hospital Monday night after getting caught under water at the Avista Resort's lazy river for around 10 minutes, according to a news release. North Myrtle Beach Police were called to the Avista Resort around 9:45 p.m., according to the release. A three-foot by thre

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 05:57:00

There were no lights where he was delivering pizza. 2 men with gun waited, police say

A victim delivering pizza Saturday night followed protocol by calling his manager when he realized there were no street lights, Myrtle Beach police say. He was delivering pizza to the 700 block of Sycamore Avenue - a residence where the owners didn't actually order a pizza, an incident report said..

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 15:41:00

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

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-21 15:28:00

Large hail comes down as severe thunderstorm in effect for Horry County

The National Weather Service in Wilmington, North Carolina has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Horry County that is in effect until 10 p.m. The warning is in effect for southeastern Horry County in northeastern South Carolina. The warning calls for large hail, according to the NWS, which re

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-21 04:37:00

Conway Christian Eagles select Hart as school's first football coach

Conway Christian School will field a football team for the first time in the fall and athletic director Steve Hucks has chosen the man who will guide the program through its infancy. According to Hucks, the program will be led initially by Steve Hart, a former high school coach in Tennessee as well

MYHORRYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 13:48:00

DHEC investigating incident at Avista Resort pool after child was trapped under water

S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is investigating after a 12-year-old boy was stuck under water at the Avista Resort pool because grating over an opening had been removed. Witnesses say the boy was stuck under water for almost 10 minutes. DHEC released the resort's pool inspection

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 23:24:00

Conway parents arrested after baby boy thrown from car seat, landing on head

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Conway parents were arrested for unlawful neglect of a child after their baby was allegedly thrown from his car seat, according to a police report from Horry County Police. 20-year-old Juliana Biggerstaff and 22-year-old Jacob Lowman were arrested on Thursday after a complainant


FIRST ALERT: A few severe storms possible Tuesday

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible across the region on Tuesday as a strong cold front moves into the region. Tuesday will bring a chance of a few severe storms from the early afternoon into the mid evening. Temperatures will climb into the lower 70s Tuesday aftern


Surfside Beach Pharmacy selling CBD infused products

SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - In an effort to reduce the amount of people on opioid prescriptions, Surfside Beach Pharmacy is selling CBD, or cannabidiol products. "There such an opioid crisis, so we'd love for people to get off that medicine and get on something more natural like the CBD," said the

WMBF - 2018-03-19 21:17:02

SC Wilmington NC Zone Forecast

SC Wilmington NC Zone Forecast for Monday, March 19, 2018 _____ 062 FPUS52 KILM 191559 ZFPILM Zone Forecast Product National Weather Service Wilmington NC 1159 AM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018 SCZ054-192015- Coastal Horry- Including the cities of Myrtle Beach, Socastee, North Myrtle Beach, Garden City, and Li

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-19 16:01:12

Police arrest man wanted for multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A 46-year-old man wanted by the Myrtle Beach Police Department for three counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor was arrested early Saturday morning. Michael Todd Jordan, who police believe is homeless, was captured around 3:10 a.m. Saturday. According to a Friday ev

WMBF - 2018-03-19 14:22:01

Two injured in Loris house fire Sunday night

LORIS, SC (WMBF) - Two people were injured in a house fire in Loris Sunday night, according to tweets from Horry County Fire Rescue. The heavily-involved fire was in a single family home at 670 Paddock Road shortly after 7:00 p.m. Two people were injured in the fire. One person received minor burn i


Conway High FFA students host plant sale

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - The Conway High School chapter of Future Farmers of America are hosting a plant sale. The sale includes plants, fruits, vegetables, and even hanging baskets all grown by the students themselves. The organization says all of the proceeds from the sale help students travel and comp

WMBF - 2018-03-19 14:28:00

Shooting in Conway leaves 2 injured

A Friday night shooting in Conway left two men with injuries, according to Lt. Selena Small with the Conway Police Department. Around 10:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Racepath Street after they received a report of shots fired, Small said. When police arrived, the two men were seen ru


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Killer sentenced to 42 years for stabbing Myrtle Beach woman to death

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - A Myrtle Beach man was sentenced to 42 years in prison for stabbing a woman to death inside a laundromat in June 2016. According to Horry County court records, Jon Paul Joseph Marston, 33, of Myrtle Beach, pled guilty to murder Thursday. Horry County police were called to the May


More than $50,000 and pounds of drugs seized in Conway area, police say

Horry County police say three arrests have been made in connection to seizing more than five pounds of marijuana, $50,000 and THC wax, according to a social media post. On March 1, Horry County Police Department's Narcotics and Vice Unit executed a search warrant at 105 Erskine Dr. in the Conway are


Crash involving tractor-trailer in Conway kills one person, injures another

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - One person has been killed and another has suffered critical injuries following a crash on U.S. 701 North in the Conway area involving a car and a tractor-trailer. According to tweets from Horry County Fire Rescue, the crash happened before 10:30 p.m. near U.S. 701 and Wise Road.