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Police looking for Georgetown man accused of sexually assaulting 6-year-old girl

Brandon Oneal Coakley is wanted for first-degree criminal sexual assault with a minor, police said in a Facebook post. The incident occured at the Rodeway Inn in the 600 Block of Church Street, police said.

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-11-13 18:05:00

Georgetown County Sheriff's Office investigating death of a man

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) - The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a Hemingway man.According to a press release issued by GCSO, 41-year-old James Walker was involved in an altercation on Friday in the Knox Swamp section of Georgetown county and was later found dece


The Georgetown School hosts 6th annual Oyster Roast

The Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences hosted its 6th annual Oyster Roast on Nov. 4 at Francis Marion Park in Georgetown. The event drew more than 300 people and all proceeds will go to the school’s scholarship fund. Photo provided

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2018-11-14 05:00:00

Georgetown, Andrews student anglers secure victories in second SALTT event

SALTT’s second of six tournaments from Carroll A. Campbell Marine Complex in Georgetown presented the middle and high school anglers a challenging day of gusty North West winds from an overnight cold front.The Middle School Redfish Division was won by Georgetown Middle’s Devan Harrelson and Carson W

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2018-11-12 16:00:00

Georgetown County deputies investigating Hemingway man’s suspicious death

James Edward Walker, 41, of Hemingway was found dead in his home just hours after being involved in an altercation Friday, November 9 in the Knox Swamp area of Georgetown County.


Tidelands Health offering tickets to 'Night of a Thousand Steps' at Brookgreen Gardens

For a second consecutive year, Tidelands Health has joined with Brookgreen to offer “Night of a Thousand Steps,” an exclusive opportunity to experience a family fun walk through the holiday lights at Brookgreen Gardens.

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2018-11-13 21:10:00

Six teens arrested after armed robbery on Bonnie Drive in Horry County

When the victims and a witness pulled up to a residence on Bonnie Drive, a dark in color Dodge Caliber boxed them in the driveway, the report says. Six teenagers exited the vehicle and "began to kick the victims' car." One of the teenagers was seen on a Snapchat video "open hand striking" a victim i

WBTW.COM - 2018-11-14 14:02:19

Georgetown’s Veterans Day Parade canceled

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The Veterans Day Parade in Georgetown was canceled Monday due to the threat of inclement weather, according to a news release.“We thank you for your participation and will look for you next year,” the release states.Copyright 2018 WMBF. All rights reserved.

WMBF - 2018-11-12 15:37:00

Woman arrested after early morning shooting in Georgetown

Brandi Brooke Wilson, photo courtesy Georgetown County Detention Center GEORGETOWN, SC (WBTW) - A woman has been arrested after Georgetown Police were called to a shooting on Hampton Court early Friday morning. According to a police report, officers have arrested Brandi Wilson in connection to the


Andrews man sentenced for arson in fire that killed 12-year-old boy

Deputy Solicitor Alicia Richardson says on Friday, November 9th, a Georgetown County jury convicted Randy Collins, 48, for criminal and 1st degree arson.


Andrews man sentenced to 30 years for arson that killed 12 year old

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A man was sentenced to 30 years in jail Saturday for an arson fire that claimed the life of a 12 year old boy. Randy Collins, 48, of Andrews, was convicted by a jury of criminal conspiracy and first-degree arson.


ESPN announces Myrtle Beach Bowl to start in 2020

CONWAY, SC - ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, is adding a new bowl game to its roster beginning in 2020 with the creation of theMyrtle Beach Bowl. The game will feature matchups from three conference partners – Conference USA, Mid-American Conference (MAC) and Sun Belt Conference. Each conference wi

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-11-13 19:18:00

Conway police seek attempted murder suspect

According to a news release from Conway police, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 1800 block of Fourth Avenue at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Upon arrival, police say they located a victim who had their vehicle shot.

WMBF - 2018-11-13 15:40:00

Man whose body was found near railroad tracks in Georgetown identified

The man was identified as Paul Tucker, of Georgetown, according to aposton the Georgetown Police Department's Facebook. An autopsy was conducted on Thursday at MUSC and preliminary results showed no signs of foul play, pending toxicology results.


Pilot taken to hospital after rescue crews respond to aircraft in water near Myrtle Beach State Park

MYRTLE BEACH, SC(WBTW) - Rescue crews responded to an aircraft in the water near the Myrtle Beach State Park on Monday. Lt. Jonathan Evans, with Myrtle Beach Fire Department, confirmed local rescue crews responded to a call about an aircraft in the water near the Myrtle Beach State and the Springmai

WBTW.COM - 2018-11-13 03:07:49

Crews respond to small plane crash near Myrtle Beach pier

The plane in the surf on Monday afternoon. Photo by Brandon Herring/WBTW [ + - ] MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WNCN) - A small plane has crashed near a pier in Myrtle Beach on Monday afternoon, reports indicate. The incident happened near Springmaid Pier with the plane ending up in the surf. Myrtle Beach Fi

CBS17 - 2018-11-12 19:40:52

Arrest made in murder of homeless man, robbery of another in Murrells Inlet camp

Markey Terrill Faulkner, 38, was taken into custody in Myrtle Beach and transported to Georgetown County Detention Center. GEORGETOWN, SC (WBTW)- Deputies with the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office say they've arrested a male for killing one homeless man and beating and robbing another near Murrell


Early morning blaze destroys units at Myrtle Beach apartment building

Myrtle Beach Fire Department fought a fire at an apartment building early Monday morning that destroyed two units.Lt. Jonathan Evans said there were no major injuries or people transported to the hospital, but one minor injury was handled on scene.All residents were out of the building at 1114 Dunba


‘Eat Mor Chikin!’ Study finds most in-demand food chain in SC is Chick-fil-A

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - If you think opening one of the most popular restaurant chains in the nation is a good idea, you aren’t alone. It’s our pleasure to tell you people who live in the Southeastern United States can’t get enough of Chick-fil-A, and many people look at that as a business opportu

WMBF - 2018-11-12 15:55:00

Husband, wife identified in Berkeley County murder-suicide near Goose Creek

Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury identified the deceased as Rashad Patton, 37, and Oslen Patton, 44, who lived on Samantha Way near Goose Creek.