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Conway fire crews recognized for rescuing child from washing machine, buying family new machine
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - Conway fire crews were recognized after rescuing a child from a washing machine and buying the family a new machine. "Last month, units with the Conway Fire Department were called to the scene of a child stuck in a washing machine. Once on scene, the crews determined that the was
Conway prepares for Main Street bridge closing in January
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - The city is getting ready for a road project that will close a major way into downtown for months. The Main Street bridge takes traffic on U.S. Highway 501 Business into downtown Conway, but the busy bridge will likely be worked on for about half of 2019. State DOT crews will beg
Conway Dog Park reopens following Hurricane Florence flooding
CONWAY, S.C. (WPDE) — Dogs in Conway are going to sleep well tonight-- the dog park is back open!. The dog park had to shut down in September because of flooding. One woman says she had to walk her three dogs about four miles every day because they are high energy. She says it was difficult to balan
FIRST ALERT: Rivers running high ahead of next big rain-maker
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Local rivers are running near or above flood stage as another rain-maker moves in later this week. LUMBER RIVER The Flood warning continues for the Lumber River near Lumberton. At 7:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 17.74 feet and lood stage is 13.0 feet. Moderate flooding is occ
Conway hopes to head off human trafficking before it festers in the city
Conway City Councilman Ashley Smith expressed surprise recently when he learned that his daughter is within the age range of girls targeted by sex traffickers. He got the sobering information that sex traffickers typically target girls 12 to 14-years-old at a recent council workshop meeting when the
Horry County police seek man wanted for armed robbery of Murphy's Express store
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - The Horry County Police Department is searching for a man they say is wanted for the armed robbery of a Murphy's Express store. "This man is wanted for the armed robbery of the Murphy's Express at 10806 Kings Road on Aug. 29," a tweet from the HCPD says. "The suspect is abo
'I have the power.' South Conway Elementary students show appreciation to linemen
You could feel the excitement radiating through the South Conway Elementary Cafeteria, and it wasn't just from our TV camera. Third-graders picked their own service learning project, and they chose to show appreciation to those who work non-stop to keep our lights on.
6-year-old Conway hunter kills 130-class buck
Hunter will be one of youngest in S.C. record book. Bentley Parker of Conway, S.C. is only 6-years-old, but he’s already killed six deer. And on Nov. 14, he killed an 8-pointer that will make him one of the youngest hunters on South Carolina’s Records List. The Horry County buck green-scored 131 3/8
Conway couple lights up the night with elaborate Christmas display
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A Conway couple is dazzling Christmas light enthusiasts with their elaborate holiday display in front of their home. David and Michele Maxwell have a special light show residents have to see to believe. It’s synchronized to music when drivers tune their radios to a certain
Horry County police stepping up patrol to fight gang activity
Horry County, S.C. (WPDE) — After the recent arrest of more than 25 people, area police in Horry County are taking extra steps to keep the are safe from gangs. Many of the members from the recent gang operation were from the Loris, Longs and Conway area, which is why the Loris police chief stated he
Phone taps, crack cocaine: Evidence in Horry County gang bust revealed during bond hearing
Florence, S.C. (WPDE) — An FBI agent involved in thebust of an alleged drug-dealing gang in Horry County last week revealed new details and evidence he collected during a bond hearing Monday.
Moorers in court for false Medicaid claim, judge orders handwriting samples
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - The two people accused in the disappearance of Heather Elvis were back in court Monday. Sidney and Tammy Moorer appeared in a Conway courtroom Monday morning for a warrant claiming false statements were filed on a Medicaid form.
Tattoo shop gives free tats in exchange for toys for local children
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) — Hero Tattoo in Conway is giving back this holiday season. On Saturday, customers who brought in a toy to be donated to local children for Christmas could receive a free tattoo.
Farmers still feeling impacts from Hurricane Florence
CONWAY, SC (WBTW)- Governor Henry McMaster is asking for more funding for Hurricane Florence relief, and earlier this month brought the total estimated damage to more than 930 million dollars.
Sidney, Tammy Moorer required to submit hand writing samples in Medicaid fraud case
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - A judge has ordered Sidney and Tammy Moorer to both submit handwriting samples requested by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. During a motion hearing Monday morning, prosecutors argued handwriting samples from are needed to compare to Medicaid applications. The Moorers
HCPD: Woman stole thousands worth of merchandise
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Police say a woman is suspected of stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from a business at the Tanger Outlets. Horry County police are asking the public to help them identify their suspect.
Conway woman pleads guilty to her part in killing 56-year-old farm worker
A Conway woman, who sat through four days of testimony in her murder trial, separated herself from her co-defendant Monday morning when she pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the killing of Roy Davis, a 56-year-old farm worker.
Conway tattoo shop gives free tattoos in exchange for toys for local children
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - Hero Tattoo in Conway is giving back this holiday season. On Saturday, customers who brought in a toy to be donated to local children for Christmas could receive a free tattoo.
Rain adding another obstacle for those rebuilding after Florence
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) -- After nearly three straight days of rain showers, Mother Nature isn’t making things easier on those rebuilding after the flooding from Hurricane Florence.
Motorcyclist dies in crash on Hwy. 544
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - A motorcycle driver died in a crash Saturday night in Horry County. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the driver of a 2013 Harley-Davidson was traveling west on Highway 544 near Beaver Run Boulevard.