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Parents want answers from Florence School District 1 after West Florence resignations

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - News13 has continued to ask Florence School District One officials for more information on the resignations, administrative leave, and firing of five West Florence High School employees. Softball coach Kevin Jones, basketball coach Pete Ellis, and long-time principal Pam Quick,

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-21 04:31:36

Florence man arrested by U.S. Marshals after five years on the run

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - A Florence man on the run for five years was arrested Wednesday morning in Georgia on federal drug and weapon charges. According to a press release from the U.S. Marshals Service, 27-year-old Darryl Wendell Graham was taken into custody in Duluth, Ga., for a 2013 federal indict

WMBF - 2018-03-21 23:13:33

Florence fire crews battle recycling yard fire

(West Florence Fire Rescue) FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - Multiple fire crews are on scene an auto recycling yard fire in Florence Wednesday morning. West Florence Fire Rescue officials report crews from the department, along with fire crews from the City of Florence, are battling a fire at American Steel a

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-21 15:37:37

Police find car with back window shot out on Ocean Boulevard

Myrtle Beach police discovered shattered glass, shell casings and more than 100 grams of pot in a designer purse after a call about a suspicious vehicle parked along Ocean Boulevard on St. Patrick's Day, a report said. Four men were arrested in connection with possession of marijuana and a gun. Mon

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-21 15:28:00

Man shot in Bennettsville; suspect or suspects not known

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) - A man is in stable condition after being shot once on Marshall Street in Bennettsville Tuesday afternoon, according to the Bennettsville Police Department. At about 1 p.m., officers responded to the shooting in the city limits and found a male in his 20s had been shot one

WMBF - 2018-03-20 19:31:12

Darlington County sheriff investigating Hartsville gun incident

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - Darlington County deputies are investigating an shooting incident that occurred just before 6 p.m. on McKeithans Street in Hartsville. According to a release from Lt. Robby Kilgo, investigators met with a victim who said a male fired a handgun at him following an argument. The vic


Public airs concerns about class size, bullying, abandoned facilities at meetings on proposed Sumter school consolidations

Sumter School District has now put on three public meetings for a draft school consolidation proposal at three different locations in the county, and officials are hearing many of the same questions and concerns at each. Interim Superintendent ... This item is available in full to subscribers HAMM

ITEM - 2018-03-22 10:36:13

Prosecutors will seek death penalty against man accused of killing two Conway bank employees

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Federal prosecutors announced they will seek the death penalty against the man accused of shooting and killing two employees during a Conway bank robbery last August. A notice of intent to seek the death penalty against Brandon Council was filed Wednesday in the U.S. District C

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 20:31:13

Fatal crash reported in Florence County

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - A fatal crash has been reported in Florence County on I-20 near mile marker 140 on the eastbound side, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. News13 has reached out to SCHP for more for information. Right now we don't know the number of fatalities or any additi


One hurt, cars damaged in Florence shooting

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - One person was hurt and several vehicles were damaged in an overnight shooting in Florence Saturday. According to Lt. Mike Brandt with the Florence Police Department, just after 10 Saturday night officers responded to the area of Gaillard St. and Kershaw St. after hearing guns


Deputies investigate shooting in Hartsville; no one injured

HARSTVILLE, SC - The Darlington County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Hartsville, Sunday evening. According to Lt. Robert Kilgo with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office, the shooting happened around 6 p.m., in front of a home on McKeithans St. Deputies met with the victim who sai


Driver dies in early Sunday morning Interstate 20 crash

FLORENCE, S.C. -- The driver of an east-bound car on Interstate 20 died early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash. Lance Cpl. David Jones said that about 2 a.m. an east-bound KIA Optima ran off the left side of the Interstate and into the median before the driver over corrected and then ran off


Two hurt in early morning Marion shooting

MARION, SC (WBTW) - Two people were injured during a shooting early Sunday morning in Marion. According to the Marion Police Department, at approximately 4 in the morning, a vehicle pulled up next to another in the 2300 block of Hwy. 76 in Marion and started shooting. Two people were injured in th


One in custody after deputies find meth lab in Hartsville

HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) - A meth lab was discovered inside a Hartsville home Thursday afternoon, and one person is in custody. Darlington County Sheriff's deputies uncovered the meth lab at a home on Mainsail Drive in Hartsville, according to a news release from the department. "Patrol deputies went t


One person, several cars shot Saturday night in Florence

FLORENCE, S.C. -- One person was shot and several vehicle damaged in a Saturday night shooting near the intersection of Gaillard and Kershaw Streets in Florence. Florence Police officers responded at 10:07 p.m. and arrived to find the damaged vehicles and were told that bystanders had transported a


East Florence County refuse pile burns

FLORENCE, S.C. -- A refuse handling facility by Florence Regional Airport caught fire Saturday morning and is expected to keep firefighters tied up for at least the early afternoon. Windy Hill and Florence firefighters responded about 11:10 a.m. to Waste Management's Florence Transfer Station on St.


2 arrested following Hartsville police chase

HARTSVILLE, SC (WBTW) - Hartsville police say they caught and arrested two suspects after they tried to run from officers late Wednesday afternoon. Lt. Mark Blair with the Hartsville Police Department says the chase happened around 3:30 p.m. when police tried to pull a car over. The car continued on


Bennettsville standoff ends quickly with two arrests

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. -- Bennettsville Police Thursday made entry to a home and arrested two people following a reported assault and short standoff on Crestview Drive. Bennettsville Police Department's special operations response team made entry into the home and made the arrests without further incid


Fire at Waste Management plant

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - A fire broke out at the Florence Waste Management plant Saturday morning. Firefighters are responding a fire at the Waste Management - Florence Hauling and Transfer Station at 2620 St. Beulah Rd. It appears that smoke is coming from a large structure at the facility.


Pee Dee Food Hub connects producers with consumers

FLORENCE, S.C. - Supporting local farmers has never been so easy. The Pee Dee Food Hub, an organization looking to connect local foods to local customers, is holding registration for its spring share in the Carolina Farm Share program. The deadline to sign up is March 25. The Carolina Farm Share pro