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Suspect wanted after armed home invasion

According to the Georgetown County Sheriff's office, the suspect, 24-year-old Dontell Monte' Geathers is wanted for an armed home invasion. He has ties to both Georgetown and Columbia.

WBTW.COM - 2018-05-19 22:47:40

Duo arrested after month-long drug investigation in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, SC (WBTW) - A month-long drug investigation in Georgetown resulted in the arrests of two people, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office.


Pedestrian struck and killed by car in Florence County

Florence County, S.C. (WPDE) —A person has been struck and killed by a car Saturday morning on Highway 52 near the Effingham Post Office in the Effingham community, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.Von Lutcken said his assistant coroner is on scene and more information will be

WPDE.COM - 2018-05-19 08:05:48

Man faces life in prison for Myrtle Beach viral video shooting, armed robbery

The man police say was caught on film shooting at another person outside of a Myrtle Beach gas station was denied bond.Myrtle Beach charged Ryan Ralston with attempted murder, kidnapping, armed robbery, two counts of unlawful carrying of a weapon and two counts of possession of a weapon during a vio

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-05-19 09:43:00

Georgetown wins 'Best Coastal Small Town' from USA Today

GEORGETOWN, SC - South Carolina’s third oldest city is America’s No. 1 coastal town, according to USA Today and 10Best Reader’s Choice voters.


Georgetown man convicted of federal drug, weapons charges

+1ReedA Georgetown man was found guilty in federal court this week on drug and gun charges.Tywone Eli Reed, 38, was on trial for his September 2016 arrest that resulted from the region's drug unit searching a home on Lanes Creek Drive in the Browns Ferry community. Police found more than 200 grams o


Foot traffic for Belle Hall businesses declining due to Wando Bridge closure

"We've seen a huge decline, our business is off about 50 percent from what it normally is," she said.

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-05-20 11:36:23

Major bargain outlet set to open its doors next week

Ollie's sells closeout merchandise along with discount excess inventory which includes food, furniture, sporting goods, pet supplies, electronics and clothing.

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-05-19 11:02:00

Georgetown man found guilty on drug, gun charges

Evidence presented at the trial established that on September 2, 2016, the 15th Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit, comprised of narcotics investigators from local law enforcement agencies in Georgetown and Horry counties, executed a search warrant at Reed’s home.


Myrtle Beach SWAT, police still looking for shooting suspect after search at home

Myrtle Beach police and SWAT went to a home on Friday to search for a shooting suspect, but didn't find the person, according to a news release.


SCDOT continues repairs on WB side of the Wando River Bridge

CHARLESTON, S.C. (SCDOT)--The South Carolina Department of Transportation on Saturday, May 19, continued around the clock emergency operations at the I-526 bridge over the Wando River.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-05-20 02:19:57

Georgetown crowned 'Best Coastal Small Town' by USA Today /10Best

The nominees were all towns with a population of fewer than 25,000 people as of the last census, according to 10Best.com, and "offer uncrowded, unpretentious and affordable seaside fun in small packages that prove bigger isn't always better."


Bikinis, music and booze: this is Harley Week on the South Strand

Hepler, decked out in a vest, steampunk hat, torch glasses and cigar, said a buddy convinced him to come to Harley Week about six years ago and he’s been coming ever since. But the 33-year-old said there was a difference in the "old timers" who build their own bikes, and everyone else.

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-05-19 00:49:00

Fatal crash reported on Hwy 501 in Galivants Ferry

According to the highway patrol online traffic system, the collision occurred at 6:46 a.m. Friday on Highway 501 and Pee Dee Road North. It's unknown at this time how many victims are involved in the crash, but the traffic system confirms troopers are working the wreck as a "fatality."


New apartments planned for Georgetown

A new apartment complex is in the works for Georgetown.A North Carolina developer plans to build an apartment complex adjacent to the Post Office on Charlotte Street behind Walgreens, according to documents from the city.The developer is Bowtie Properties LLC, based in Salisbury, North Carolina. In


All-way stop going in on Highmarket Street in Georgetown

Drivers will need to be aware of a change coming to the intersection of Highmarket and Screven streets in Georgetown beginning Monday, May 21.Effective Monday, the intersection will be an all-way stop. Currently, traffic on Screven Street must stop before crossing Highmarket Street.


'Throwing beer at the bikers': 2 arrested in North Myrtle Beach

Two men were arrested in North Myrtle Beach after police witnessed a suspect throwing beer at bikers while driving down North Ocean Boulevard early Thursday morning, according to a police report.North Myrtle Beach police pulled over a vehicle about 12:45 a.m. after seeing a back-seat passenger hangi


What fishermen are finding as offshore trolling action remains torrid

EstuaryLook For:Flounder, red drum, black drum, spotted seatrout, bluefish, sheepshead.Comments:A little over a decade ago, the South Carolina legislature enacted the first-ever limits on black drum in Palmetto State waters. The original slot limit of 14-27 inches and daily bag limit of fivefishper


Cops were called for slashed tires. But the suspect was busted for something else

Myrtle Beach police found a wanted man sleeping in a car close to where four tires were found slashed at an apartment complex early Wednesday morning, an incident report said.The suspect was wanted for an outstanding warrant in connection to domestic violence, but wasn't charged in connection to dam


When she read a local boy's horse was shot, she sent $10 and wrote a letter to Trump

After a 93-year-old woman read the story about a local boy whose horse was killed last week, she mailed The Sun News a check to go towards a new horse and even wrote a letter to President Trump.Judith Pezzente, of Murrells Inlet, became "very upset" when she learned of 5-year-old Bentley Rowell's ho