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Family of Dillon baby whose death is under investigation releases video about his life

DILLON, S.C. (WPDE) — The family of a five-month-old baby who said the child died following an incident at a daycare has released a YouTube video about the child's life. The video shares pictures of Jeremiah Thompson right after his birth, with his parents and siblings.


Fifth-grader severely injured in fight at South Carolina school

WALTERBORO, S.C. - A South Carolina school says one of its fifth-graders was wounded in a fight and has since been hospitalized. The State reports the Colleton County School District says the Forest Hills Elementary School student was airlifted to medical center for treatment after the Monday fight.


PHOTO GALLERY: Dillon Christian Soccer Team Takes On Conway Christian

The Dillon Christian School soccer team took on Conway Christian on Friday. Here are some photos from the game by Johnnie Daniels/The Dillon Herald. CLick once on a photo to bring it into a single screen, and then again to enlarge.


South Carolina women indicted in federal court for allegedly transporting fentanyl

MARTINSBURG — Two South Carolina women were indicted this month in federal court for allegedly transporting fentanyl through the state of West Virginia. Peggy Louise Farrington, 54, and Jacqueline Lee Weigland, 57, both of Galivants Ferry, South Carolina, were charged on March 5 by a federal grand j


1 killed, several hurt in Lumberton wreck

LUMBERTON, N.C. (WPDE) — One person has been killed and several hurt in a bad wreck Monday at the intersection of Collins Drive and Broadridge Road in Lumberton, according to officials on scene.


Dillon County Man Arrested In ATM Theft

BENNETTSVILLE— The Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office has arrested one individual following an investigation in Bennettsville, SC. Eddie Scarborough, Jr., 51, was arrested as a result of an investigation into two convenient store burglaries that occurred in Bennettsville, SC in January of 2019.


Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting near Nichols

NICHOLS, S.C. (WPDE) — The suspect in an officer-involved shooting near Nichols has died, according to Horry County Coroner Robert Edge. Brandon Coty Elliot, 30 , lived on Creek Landing Road and died at Loris McLeod emergency room this morning, Edge said.


Johnsonville’s Tuten, Dillon’s Callahan among NGU trio to play for RedWolves

FLORENCE – First-year Florence RedWolves coach Ryan Vruggink announced the addition of North Greenville’s Lex Tuten, Duncan Callahan and Jared Lembcke to the 2019 roster. “When I first got the position as head coach for this summer, coach Jackson at North Greenville was one of the first people to re


Man faces robbery, kidnapping and assault charges after Lumberton robbery

LUMBERTON, S.C. (WBTW) - Robeson County deputies arrested a Fayetteville man on charges of robbery, kidnapping and assault. Mario Donte Whitted, 24, faces multiple charges in connection to a robbery that happened March 25 on 7th Street Road in Lumberton.


South Carolina lawmakers may give $96 million back to taxpayers

ROCK HILL, S.C. - If you live in South Carolina, you could be getting a little gift from the state. It could be enough cash for a date night or to fill up your tank at the gas station.


18-year-old arrested, charged with having marijuana, stolen gun

FAIRMONT, NC (WMBF) – An 18-year-old was taken into custody after officers said they found marijuana and a stolen gun. Fairmont police officers executed a search warrant Monday morning on a home on McDaniel Street.


Man convicted of killing South Carolina man on porch

LANCASTER, S.C. - A South Carolina man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after he was convicted of murder in the shooting death of a police officer's brother in 2017.


One killed in NC shooting

LAURINBURG, NC (WMBF) – One person was killed in a shooting Monday night in Laurinburg, according to Roylin Hammond with Scotland County Emergency Services. The shooting happened on Sunset Drive, Hammond said. The name of the victim was not immediately available.


Officer shoots, kills armed man outside South Carolina Burger King, police say

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police opened an investigation Monday into a deadly officer-involved shooting in north Charlotte. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Chief Kerr Putney told WSOC-TV that officers responded just after 9 a.m. to the Burger King on Beatties Ford Road, near Interstate 85.


Moving Panthers HQ to South Carolina could mean light rail extension

COLUMBIA, SC (WCBD) – Leaders across South Carolina are talking about ways to bring North and South Carolina together as the Panthers eye a possible move to the Palmetto State.


Fayetteville man arrested in Robeson County robbery

A Fayetteville man is facing multiple charges after being arrested Monday in Robeson County. Mario Donte Whitted, 24, was charged with two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of second degree kidnapping, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and possession of firearm by a conv


No injuries reported after house fire in the Pee Dee

MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Emergency crews responded to a house Monday night in Marion County. According to an online post from the Marion Rural Fire Department, the blaze happened on Swinton Court.


Multiple crews respond to evening fire in Marion County

MARION COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - Fire crews responded to a house fire Monday night. It happened at a single family home on Swinton Ct. Multiple fire crews helped put the fire out. No injuries were reported.


Fairmont teen faces drug, weapon charges

FAIRMONT — A Fairmont teenager faces several charges after a residence was searched on Monday and a quantity of marijuana was found, according to Police Chief Jon Edwards. Marquez McDowell, 18, is charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession of a stolen firearm, and


April 1 is deadline for Eastern Carolina Community Foundation scholarship applications

FLORENCE, S.C. – One week remains to apply for Eastern Carolina Community Foundation scholarships. The foundation is offering four scholarships, each with a unique focus, to Pee Dee graduating seniors with a deadline of 5 p.m. Monday, April 1.