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Georgetown steel mill accepting applications through S.C. Works

The Georgetown steel mill is hiring. Liberty House Group, the new owner of the mill, has job listings for the mill through the state's employment network, SC Works. The jobs include electrical and mechanical maintenance technicians and operating technicians. Hourly pay ranges from $14 to $21 an hou

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 15:15:00

One hurt in Loris armed robbery

LORIS, SC (WBTW) - One man was taken to the hospital after an armed robbery at a the 701 Mini Mart & Grill in Loris, Wednesday. According to a police report from Horry County Police, two men walked into the store, one going to the restroom, while the other walked around the store. Then two more men

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-18 22:08:15

Storms possible throughout Tuesday in Georgetown, Horry counties

Commuters in northeast South Carolina could see thunderstorms Tuesday morning. The National Weather Service says there's an 80 percent chance of rain for the morning hours, with showers and thunderstorms before 8 a.m. The chance for rain and storms will remain throughout the day and into the night.

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 03:21:00

Surfside Beach Pharmacy selling CBD infused products

SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - In an effort to reduce the amount of people on opioid prescriptions, Surfside Beach Pharmacy is selling CBD, or cannabidiol products. "There such an opioid crisis, so we'd love for people to get off that medicine and get on something more natural like the CBD," said the

WMBF - 2018-03-19 21:17:02

FIRST ALERT: A few severe storms possible Tuesday

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible across the region on Tuesday as a strong cold front moves into the region. Tuesday will bring a chance of a few severe storms from the early afternoon into the mid evening. Temperatures will climb into the lower 70s Tuesday aftern

WMBF - 2018-03-19 10:22:06

Investigation sought into spending, travel of SC prosecutor

South Carolina's attorney general has requested a preliminary investigation of the travel and spending habits of Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson. The State newspaper in Columbia reports spending records show Johnson spent more than 70 days on the road in 2016 and the first nine months of 2017. H

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-18 23:09:00

SC parents arrested after baby boy thrown from car seat, landing on head

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Conway parents were arrested for unlawful neglect of a child after their baby was allegedly thrown from his car seat, according to a police report from Horry County Police. 20-year-old Juliana Biggerstaff and 22-year-old Jacob Lowman were arrested on Thursday after a complainant

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2018-03-20 00:50:34

63-year-old killed in Berkeley County crash

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) - A 63-year-old from Georgetown was killed in a car crash in Berkeley County, Sunday afternoon. Terry Woods, was a passenger in a Ford Mustang involved in the wreck, According to Coroner Bill Salisbury The driver was traveling on French Santee Road, 11 miles east of Jame

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-03-19 13:24:08

Conway parents arrested after baby boy thrown from car seat, landing on head

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Conway parents were arrested for unlawful neglect of a child after their baby was allegedly thrown from his car seat, according to a police report from Horry County Police. 20-year-old Juliana Biggerstaff and 22-year-old Jacob Lowman were arrested on Thursday after a complainant


March in Georgetown promoting unity

GEORGETOWN, SC (WCBD) - The Georgetown Unity Alliance is holding the 2nd Annual Melting Pot March, Saturday, March 24th. They are asking interested participants to meet at the Winyah Auditorium on Highmarket Street at noon. After an hour of socializing, the march steps off at 1 PM and travels about


Two injured in Conway shooting Friday night

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Two men were shot Friday night in Conway, according to Lt. Selena Small with the Conway Police Department. Conway Police Officers responded to Racepath Street around 10:30 p.m. for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located two men who told the officers they had be


Trafficking heroin, shoplifting gets Murrells Inlet man 10 years

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - A Murrells Inlet man was sentenced to 10 years in jail for trafficking heroin and shoplifting. A press release from the office of Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson says 46-year-old Kenneth Matthew Roney, of Murrells Inlet, pleaded guilty to first-offense trafficking he


Myrtle Beach answers NAACP lawsuit over traffic loop

Myrtle Beach officials say the motivations behind policies during Atlantic Beach Bike Week are designed to make the event safe for all visitors, according to a court filing. On Friday, Myrtle Beach filed an answer to a lawsuit brought by the NAACP and others in February. The NAACP filed a suit, an


FIRST ALERT: Spring snow chance by the middle of the week

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The Spring season technically begins on Tuesday morning, but another blast of cold air and a small chance for snow is possible by Wednesday evening. Temperatures climb into the 70s Tuesday afternoon, followed by a drastic drop in temperatures overnight into the low 40s by


Fire crews continue to suppress 1,630 acre fire in the Francis Marion Forest

Huger, S.C. (WCBD)--Francis Marion Ranger District's fire personnel continue to strengthen fire lines, patrol and mop up four active wildfires on the forest. The largest of the fires is the Cumbee Fire near the entrance of Wambaw Cycle Trail which remains open. Forest Service Road 161 is closed bet


Error discovered on part of Horry/Georgetown county border

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - Some residents in the Burgess and Murrells Inlet areas have apparently been living in the wrong county. Two state representatives from the Grand Strand are trying to get those residents to vote on which county they want to live in. Many people living in the affected area sa


Andrews man dies in Williamsburg County crash

ANDREWS, S.C. -- An Andrews man died Thursday morning in a head-on collision with a tractor trailer. The 7:55 a.m. crash happened on SC 41 about five miles south of Andrews when a Nissan sedan that was north-bound on the road crossed the center line and ran into a south-bound Freightliner commercial


Man connected to Brittanee Drexel case failed lie detector test, documents say

CHARLESTON, SC (WBTW) - Polygraph results for the man who has been connected to the disappearance and presumed death of Brittanee Drexel suggest the man lied to investigators. Timothy DaShaun Taylor, 26, has been connected to, but never charged in, the Brittanee Drexel case. Drexel was 17-years-old


Fatal wreck near Andrews Thursday morning

A fatal accident was reported early Thursday near Andrews. The accident happened on County Line Road (Highway 41) south of Andrews before 8:30 a.m. The Georgetown County Coroner's Office is on the scene. The Highway Patrol and first responders are also at the scene. Highway 41 is currently closed fr


Conway police warn residents about potential phone scams

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - The Conway Police Department is reminding residents to be vigilant against telephone scams. Calls soliciting money for fines, taxes or other debts could be scams, and Conway Police say not to give any personal information over the phone. Any entity doing legitimate business will