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Conway approves changes to fireworks ordinance

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - The City of Conway passed changes Monday night to its fireworks ordinance. Conway City Council started taking a second look at when fireworks could be discharged after its police department received numerous complaints in July. Under the changes passed, the discharge of consumer-

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 04:00:43

Conway leaders, residents talk future of Lake Busbee

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - City of Conway leaders say they have a lot to think about after a public meeting on the future of Lake Busbee. The city is considering whether or not it should accept Lake Busbee from Santee Cooper, who currently owns the area. The area sits along US-501 near the old Grainger Pla

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 02:37:05

Fire crews battle blaze at Marion County car crushing business

MARION, SC (WBTW) - The Marion Rural Fire Department says multiple fire crews are fighting a large fire on Ellerbee Court Tuesday morning. Fire officials report on the Marion Rural Fire Department Facebook page that the call came in around 8:40 a.m. Tuesday for a large brush fire at Don's Car Crushi

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 14:35:52

Business incubator helps CCU students start company

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - Two Coastal Carolina University seniors launched a new company on Tuesday afternoon and did it with the help of the Conway Innovation Center (CIC). The company, LYSI U.S., is the exclusive domestic sales and distribution agent of the Icelandic fish oil giant, LYSI. CEO, Sean Edwa

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 04:29:48

Student jailed for gun in truck at Myrtle Beach charter school

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - After school leaders at a Myrtle Beach charter school requested a K9 officer to perform random searches at the school, a 17-year-old student was arrested. An incident report from Horry County Police says officers arrived at PALM Charter High School, located at 136 Rodeo Dri

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 15:33:18

Business owners voice opposition to "family friendly" district, local groups also weigh in

Some businesses owners along Ocean Boulevard voiced their opposition to the city's proposed regulation of certain items sold on the boulevard. In a meeting Tuesday, planning commissioners asked local business groups to also weigh in on the issue. The Oceanfront Merchants Association told planning co

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 21:23:17

Hearing scheduled for act that would grant Lumbee full federal recognition

WASHINGTON - The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs announced Tuesday that a hearing has been scheduled for Congressman Robert Pittenger's Lumbee Recognition Act. The tribe has been seeking full federal recognition since 1888, the press release from th

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 19:15:41

Police: Pregnant woman revived with Narcan overdoses again 40 minutes later

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two police officers revived a pregnant woman who overdosed twice within 45 minutes in Philadelphia. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority officers were patrolling the Allegheny Station on Monday when they found the unconscious woman. The officers administered Nar

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 20:18:20

$100K bond halved for driver in deadly Chattanooga school bus crash that killed 6

A school bus is carried away Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, in Chattanooga, Tenn, from the site where it crashed on Monday. The bus driver, Johnthony Walker, 24, has been arrested on charges including vehicular homicide, reckless driving and reckless endangerment. The crash killed at least five elementary

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 16:44:23

Deputies launch manhunt after suspect runs from traffic stop in Marlboro County

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WBTW) - The Marlboro County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for a suspect near Old Wire Road in Marlboro County. According to Lt. Sara Alberri with the Marlboro County Sheriff's Office, deputies were chasing a vehicle when it stopped on Old Wire Road and the subject ran aw

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:06:42

SC 10th poorest state, reports website

The financial news and opinion website 24/7 Wall St. has named South Carolina the 10th poorest state in the U.S. Their report is called "Riches and Poorest States." You can read it and their methodology here. They collected data on each state showing its median household income, population, poverty

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 20:01:54

Break-in suspect in custody after hour long search in Timmonsville

TIMMONSVILLE, SC (WBTW) - Officials say they have found the man accused of trying to break into a home in Florence County Tuesday afternoon after an hour long manhunt. Timmonsville Police Chief Billy Brown says the suspect tried to break into a home with an adult and an infant inside on Honda Way. P

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:17:18

Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'lied right to my face' on health care

FILE - In this March 8, 2015, file photo, Jimmy Kimmel arrives at the 32nd Annual Paleyfest : "Scandal" held at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Kimmel said on Sept. 19, 2017, that Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul pas

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 13:22:38

AMBER ALERT: Police search for missing 3-month-old from Clyde, NC

CLYDE, NC (WBTW) - The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) is asking residents throughout the state to be on the lookout for a missing infant out of North Carolina and the two people police believe abducted the child. According to an Amber Alert message from SLED, a 3-month-old infant was

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 10:44:38

In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to America

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2017 file photo, people take the oath of citizenship during a naturalization ceremony at the Los Angeles Convention Center. In a Los Angeles ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, more than 9,000 new American citizens will hear a newly recorded message from President Donald Tru

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 07:13:12

Girl's mother thankful Trump spoke of abduction in UN speech

A man walks past a TV screen showing U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the U.N. General Assembly, in Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Trump's threat before the world to obliterate North Korea left no doubt about his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup. (AP Phot

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 06:52:21

Darlington city council rebids storm water project

DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) - Darlington City Council met Tuesday evening to discuss bids for the South West Darlington Storm Water Project. The meeting lasted only 10 minutes. City Manager Howard Garland said council voted to rebid the entire project because the bids they received were higher than they e

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 04:50:46

AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

FILE- In this Sept. 7, 2017, file photo, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg smiles at the beginning of the informal meeting of the EU ministers of defence in Tallinn, Estonia. Stoltenberg said in an interview Tuesday, Sept. 19, with The Associated Press on the sidelines of the U.N. General Ass

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 03:02:22

AP Interview: Lavrov hints US-Russia 'Tit-for-tat' could end

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov answers questions during an interview in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) NEW YORK (AP) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday that he heard positive news in President Donald Trump'

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 02:12:32

Egypt court orders detention of 24 minority Nubians 15 days

CAIRO (AP) - A lawyer says an Egyptian court has ordered the detention of 24 Nubians for 15 days pending investigation for participating in a protest earlier this month. Nubians are an ethnic minority. Moustafa el-Hassan says Wednesday's decision comes after prosecutors appealed an earlier decision

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 13:42:23