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Lake City man arrested after Wedgefield shooting

LAKE CITY, S.C. - A Lake City man, Victavian Shondell-Montay Burgess, has been charged with attempted murder in a shooting that wounded another person on Aug. 6. He is also charged with possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Burgess is 28. According to the Lake City police, Burgess was arres

SCNOW - 2017-09-21 20:23:00

Polygamous sect leader pleads guilty in escape, fraud cases

FILE - This Jan. 21, 2015 file photo, Lyle Jeffs leaves the federal courthouse in Salt Lake City. Jeffs, a polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run in a fraud case, pleaded guilty Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in an escape and food-stamp fraud cases, in federal court in Salt Lake City.

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 17:10:59

12 suspects indicted on federal charges of trafficking heroin, cocaine and crack

Twelve suspects have been indicted on federal charges of trafficking heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine in a Florence federal courtroom Thursday, according to a release from U.S. Attorney Beth Drake. Glenn Quanta Pernell, 39, of Mullins, Donald Lee Robinson, 51, of Mullins, Antonio Debor Gowans, 42,

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 00:34:00

Darlington vs. South Florence Football

Is your blood pressure under control?West Florence apartment building destroyed by Saturday morning fireBurlington to hold grand opening; two other stores to open in springDarlington County 5-year-old child shot Friday diesJob fair planned for those with criminal convictionsFlorence high school grad

SCNOW - 2017-09-23 02:05:00

Audit turns up some problems in Florence School District Three

LAKE CITY, S.C. - A forensic finance audit of the Florence County School District Three found found some employees being overpaid and others underpaid during the last three years. Elizabeth C. Inabinet, managing partner with McGregor and Company certified public accountants, presented the audit resu

SCNOW - 2017-09-22 01:57:00

JIM BERTRAM: The lesson on wolvers and bysters

I think it was all Spell-Check's fault, but then again, Dragon (dictation app) might've had something to do with it. It could even be that funny accent that I have been accused of having, as a legacy of a foreign birth. Whatever, the just printed transcript for a Sunday mornings lesson gave warning,

SCNOW - 2017-09-22 23:12:00

Louis Gregory Institute, Radio Baha'i focus on social justice, joy, happiness

HEMINGWAY, S.C. - The mission of WLGI Radio Baha'i 90.9 FM in Hemingway is to "remind us that fundamentally we are spiritual beings," according to Greg Kintz, the station's manager. Whether it's jazz, gospel, country, or hip-hop, the music played on Radio Baha'i is "uplifting and encouraging," Kintz

SCNOW - 2017-09-22 23:04:00

Florence County Sheriff's Office says mobile app could help lower crime

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - The Florence County Sheriff's Office launched a mobile app and the sheriff says he hopes the technology will help lower crime. Florence County is the first law enforcement agency in the Pee Dee area to get an app. The app allows people to view who is in the detention center, wh

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-22 20:23:16

West Florence vs. Wilson Football

West Florence High School and Wilson High School met for the city football championship at M... West Florence High School and Wilson High School met for the city football championship at M...

SCNOW - 2017-09-23 03:34:52

The Latest: May urges UK, EU to find creative new trade ties

LONDON (AP) - The Latest on British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit (all times local): 3 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged the U.K. and the European Union to find a "creative'" new economic relationship not based on any current trade model. May's comments Friday in a sp

SCNOW - 2017-09-22 13:58:19

FMU to hold alumni baseball weekend Oct. 7-8

FLORENCE, S.C. - The Francis Marion University baseball program will hold its 17th-annual "Baseball Alumni Weekend" with activities on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7-8, 2017. The "Old Timers" will take part in a golf tournament on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Country Club of South Carolina, beginning at no

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 22:14:00

Junior leaders explore health care in Florence session

FLORENCE, S.C. - Sophomores and juniors from every public and private high school in Florence County participated in their first Junior Leadership Florence County session on Friday. The health-care-themed opening session included visits to Carolinas Hospital System, McLeod Health and the Carter Cent

SCNOW - 2017-09-22 23:21:00

May seeks to unite divided Cabinet before big Brexit speech

LONDON (AP) - Prime Minister Theresa May tried to unite her fractious Cabinet behind her plan to reboot faltering Brexit negotiations Thursday, as a senior European Union official suggested British hopes of moving the divorce talks on to a new phase next month might be dashed. May gathered ministers

SCNOW - 2017-09-21 11:34:26

De'Andre McFadden has a full plate at Timmonsville High

Buy Now Since school started back in August, McFadden has maintained a 4.28-grade point average and taken a leadership role as one of the few seniors on the varsity football team.JESSICA IMBIMBO/MORNING NEWS TIMMONSVILLE - Summer vacation was anything but for Timmonsville senior De'Andre McFadden. D

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 16:51:00

'Nutcracker 2017' auditions in Florence announced

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Auditions for "Nutcracker 2017" will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the School of Dance Arts in Florence. The school is located at 1001 S. Cashua Dr. South Carolina Ballet, an enterprise of Columbia City Ballet, announced the auditions. The fee is $20. Auditions will be split into thre

SCNOW - 2017-09-21 14:32:00

Florence Symphony Orchestra gets ready for new season

FLORENCE, S.C. - The Florence Symphony Orchestra held its first rehearsal of its 2017-18 season on Monday in preparation for its upcoming performance titled "The Reformation, 500 Years." The concert is being presented by St. Luke Lutheran Church as a celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Prote

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 22:53:00

Florence One school facility maintenance neglected, administrator says

Florence, S.C. - Lionel Brown, assistant superintendent for administrative services, said Wednesday that Florence School District One cannot maintain its facilities on the current budget of 87 cents per square foot. Brown advised the District One facilities committee during its morning meeting to in

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 16:44:00

Florence United Way's 'Day of Caring' spruces up local organizations

Buy Now Duke Energy employees do landscaping work at the Boy and Girls Club of the Pee Dee during the United Way's 25th annual Day of Caring on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Florence.JOSHUA LLOYD FLORENCE, S.C. - The theme for this year's Day of Caring was "Treasure your Community" and more than 400 vo

SCNOW - 2017-09-22 23:30:00

Florence TEDx event inspires the audacity to dream

FLORENCE, S.C. - Speakers and performers spread their dreams for the community at Florence's first TEDx event on Thursday at the Florence Little Theatre. Each talk and performance kept with the event's theme, "The Audacity to Dream." Tonita Perry, event organizer, said daring to dream is the springb

SCNOW - 2017-09-21 22:40:00

Old fishing trick helped our crew finish off successful day with quartet of dolphin

Finally, the offshore marine forecast was suitable, so it was on for the latest escapade of Dr. Jason Rosenberg's ongoing series of "Wednesday Fishing With Friends." A light westerly wind was blowing as Capt. Jay Sconyers ran Rosenberg's 32-foot Contender, Painkiller, past the Murrells Inlet sea b

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-09-23 01:28:00