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Woman arrested in connection to Georgetown shooting

A woman is charged with giving false information to police regarding the location of two men charged with attempted murder in a Sept. 5 shooting in Georgetown. Marva Dynay Jones, 34, was arrested Friday and is charged with obstruction of justice in connection to the shooting of Terrence Thompson nea

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 17:29:00

Georgetown Police unveil Wall of Fame, five men inducted

Five men, including four former police officers, were inducted as the first members of the Georgetown Police Department's Wall of Fame Monday. A ceremony was held at the city's law enforcement center to honor the men and their families. The inductees are: C. Spencer Guerry, Thomas Devon Tindal, Cit

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Rip current statement issued for Horry, Georgetown counties

A rip current statement has been issued for Horry and Georgetown counties, according to the National Weather Service. The risk for rip currents is high on all beaches in both counties, with surf heights from 3 to 6 feet. "Strong rip currents can occur at any time today but will be especially stron

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-09-17 03:16:00

Police looking for person in attempted break-in at Murrells Inlet golf store

Investigators with the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office are seeking the identity of a man suspected of an attempted break-in at Akers Discount Golf in Murrells Inlet early Saturday. According to police, the store's security system captured an image of the man during his failed attempt to pry the s

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 13:54:00

Pawleys Island man sentenced to 15 years for illegal rifle, drugs

GEORGETOWN, SC - On Monday, a man from Pawleys Island pleaded guilty to gun and drug charges, according to Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson. Kneshon Raheime Pino, 30, pleaded guilty to trafficking in heroin four to 14 grams and unlawful possession of a sawed-off rifle, the press release

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 17:44:21

Garden party benefits All 4 Paws Animal Rescue

Animal lovers gathered at the home of Caroline and Richard Drummond Sunday, Sept. 17 for a garden party to benefit All 4 Paws Animal Rescue in Pawleys Island. Guests toured the grounds of the Prince George residence, enjoyed live musical entertainment, dined on Italian hors d'oeuvres and shared stor

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 20:47:00

Police investigating gas station robbery in Pawleys Island

Police on Tuesday were still searching for two suspects in an armed robbery Sept. 7 at a gas station in Pawleys Island. Around 3 a.m., two armed men robbed the Circle K on Ocean Highway at Waverly Road, according to a report from the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office. A store clerk told police two

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 20:30:00

Sporting clays tournament to raise funds for Camp Pee Dee Pride

FLORENCE, S.C. -- The Florence County Sheriff's Office will have a sporting clays competition to raise money for its Camp Pee Dee Pride and Wounded Warriors Programs on Oct. 7. The competition will take place at Back Woods Quail Club in Georgetown with registration set to start at 8:30 a.m. and the

SCNOW - 2017-09-18 15:54:00

Trump, in new dig, mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man'

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he walks from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington to Marine One for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Facing an escalating nuclear threat from North Korea and the mass flight of minority Muslims from M

SCNOW - 2017-09-17 17:53:12

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

Sessions: Sanctuary cities undermine law's moral authority

A group protests U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, as he arrives in Portland, Ore., to discuss sanctuary city policies with city and regional law enforcement officials. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tues

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 01:02:29

Suspect in custody, 4 taken to hospital following multi-car crash on I-95

News13 photo by Curtis Graham FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - Investigators say a Florence County Sheriff's Office vehicle was involved in a fiery collision Tuesday night on I-95 while a car chase was underway. Major Michael Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff's Office says a suspect was taken into custod

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 00:26:19

Major Cat 5 Hurricane Maria heading towards Puerto Rico

Extremely dangerous Hurricane Maria is a Cat 5 heading towards the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. As of 5 am Tuesday, Maria had winds of 160mph, located at 16.0N, 62.3W or about 65 miles west southwest of Guadeloupe. Maria is moving west northwest at about 9mph. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 10:00:14

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

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

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

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

After Irma, Florida Jews seek respite in High Holy Days

Michael Andron blows the shofar as he prepares for Rosh Hashanah, as his wife Lillian watches as they use a battery powered lantern to illuminate the room at their home, Tuesday, Sept.19, 2017, in Miami. The Androns have been without power for nine days due to Hurricane Irma, I feel like this year

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:52:44

Neighbor 2 Neighbor seeks volunteer drivers

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Roxanne Mills and Julie Schultz with Neighbor to Neighbor joined News13 NOW at 9 a.m. on Tuesday to talk about the organization's growing need for volunteers. The following is a summary of their work and needs, provided by the organization: Neighbor to Neighbor of South Car

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:23:44

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