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Lake View couple dies after car runs off Dillon County bridge

DILLON, SC (WBTW) - A Lake View couple died after their car ran off the side of a bridge and fell into the water below, according to the Dillon County coroner's office.

WBTW.COM - 2018-08-14 18:08:29

Two men dead after Bennettsville shooting

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WBTW) - Two men are dead after a shooting in Bennettsville early Wednesday morning.According to Bennettsville Police Chief Kevin Miller, the shooting happened on Crossland Street around 1:18 a.m. Wednesday morning.Two men are confirmed dead, but Chief Miller was unable to say if t

WBTW.COM - 2018-08-15 10:34:11

Marlboro County teen dies in single-vehicle crash

The 6:55 p.m. crash happened when her south-bound Honda Accord ran off the right side of Salem Road and into some trees, said Cpl. Sonny Collins, South Carolina Highway Patrol.

SCNOW - 2018-08-15 17:02:00

Florence woman's death ruled homicide following autopsy results

Police in Florence discovered the body of Qatar Ramadan, 66, of Florence, in her apartment at 154 North Franklin Drive around 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 4. Police were at the residence for a welfare check, according to Lt. Mike Brandt of the Florence Police Department.

WBTW.COM - 2018-08-15 15:20:29

Two men shot to death in Bennettsville

Bennettsville, S.C. (WPDE) —Two men were shot to death just after 1:30 Wednesday morning on Crosland Street in Bennettsville, according to Bennettsville Police Chief Kevin Miller.Miller said investigators are talking with witnesses.He added the State Law Enforcement Law Division is helping to invest

WPDE.COM - 2018-08-15 03:32:16

Tuscarora Indians are federally recognized | Laurinburg Exchange

According to the U.S. Department of Interior-Bureau of Indians Affairs’ Memorandum Letter dated Sept. 26, 1975, the 10-page letter by the Bureau of Indians Affairs’ Regional Director Harry Rainbolt of the BIA Eastern Office to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., provides validity

LAURINBURG EXCHANGE - 2018-08-14 11:25:00

Dillon seeks sixth state championship in past seven years

DILLON, S.C. – Dillon football coach Jackie Hayes is a hall of famer, and will be South Carolina’s coach in this year’s Shrine Bowl.

SCNOW - 2018-08-14 21:00:00

Time is now on field for Mullins star Legette

Legette’s combination of size, speed, change of direction and athleticism has drawn interest from several Division I school’s including Clemson and Virginia Tech. He recently received an offer from Coastal Carolina University.

SCNOW - 2018-08-15 16:16:00

Florence Police searching for Pee Dee 'bubble bandit'

Florence, S.C. (WPDE) —Florence Police officers are looking for the public's help in catchingthe now notorious "bubble bandit."They say the suspect was seen driving a red Ford Expedition and is wanted for questioning in the vandalism of the fountain at 200 West Evans Street on Aug. 12.Five fountains

WPDE.COM - 2018-08-14 16:17:57

Red Springs man charged in rape attempt | Robesonian

Carnell Morrison, 39, of 36 Toni Jai Drive, Lot 8, was charged with attempted first-degree rape and placed in the Robeson County Detention Center under a $75,000 bond, according to Red Springs police Maj. Kimothy Monroe.

ROBESONIAN - 2018-08-14 20:10:00

Man arrested after riding hover-board in Walmart | Laurinburg Exchange

Perry Briggs Jr., 23, of North Second Street, Smithfield, was arrested at the Laurinburg Walmart, according to Police Capt. Chris Young.


VIDEO: SC teen sings order at McDonald’s drive-thru

In a video posted to her Facebook on Wednesday, Cecily Hennigan, 16, belts her order at a McDonald’s drive-thru while her friend provides a beat. As of Friday morning, the post has garnered over 200 comments and nearly 1,500 shares.

WCNC - 2018-08-14 16:21:41

South Carolina teen sings order at McDonald's drive-thru

In the video posted to her Facebook, 16-year-old Cecily Hennigan busts out into song while placing her order at the McDonald's drive-thru as her friends provide a beat. The original video has been shared more than 3,000 times. (Cecily Hennigan).

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-14 22:39:00

Asbestos removed from Florence elementary school

Crosby sent us the district’s application for asbestos abatement showing asbestos was remove 8,200 square feet of flooring and 9,000 square feet of mastic in the 400 wing of the school.

WPDE.COM - 2018-08-14 14:55:11

Dillon County passes budget, increases taxes

Chairman Stevie Grice said some of that money will go towards a pay raise for county employees to pay for what, he says, is a raising cost of health insurance.

WPDE.COM - 2018-08-13 22:57:05

Laurinburg man killed in single-car crash | Laurinburg Exchange

According to a report by State Highway Patrol Trooper Nash, the victim was identified as Van Hodges Sullivan, 47.


Police aren't laughing about an apparent 'serial sudser' in Florence

“Somebody could’ve died by somebody doing something stupid. But it’s not funny, and it’s not funny when you cause someone else a problem,” said Carolyn Murdock.


Fight leads to two arrests | Laurinburg Exchange

Laurinburg police were called to the store, located on Aberdeen Road, about a fight in progress, according to Police Capt. Chris Young.


Robeson County Sheriff-Elect plans to resign Monday from Lumberton City Council

Lumberton, N.C. (WPDE) - Robeson County Sheriff-Elect Burnis Wilkins said he intends to resign Monday night from Lumberton City Council.Wilkins won the democratic primary for Robeson County Sheriff in May.No Republican is running.Wilkins has over 30 years of law enforcement experience and has served


Local man partnering up with the Latta Police Department to help community

"You have someone in the community that's working for you, but you also have law enforcement backing them up and trying to promote positivity in the community," said McGirt.

WBTW.COM - 2018-08-14 00:37:24