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Birds found dead on the beach in North Myrtle Beach, officials investigating
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - In a press release, the city of North Myrtle Beach spoke out to dispel rumors on social media about "hundreds" or "dozens" of birds found dead on the shore.
Horry County police help N.C. agencies in chase after suspect
Tabor City, N.C. (WPDE) — Horry County police helped law enforcement officers from Tabor City and from the Columbus County Sheriff's Office in a chase for a suspect Thursday afternoon.
Beyond an HOA: How, and why, some Homeowners Associations became towns
SOUTHEASTERN, N.C. — When homeowners associations can’t do it all, sometimes, homeowners help their developments become actual towns. Homeowners associations can manage most of the same services local governments do. Through fees and fines, they maintain streets, provide amenities, and contract out
Foghorn wakes residents in North Myrtle Beach Friday night, part of beach renourishment project
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Some residents in North Myrtle Beach were woken by repetitive foghorns Friday night. According to Pat Dowling with the City of North Myrtle Beach, the horns were due to an oceangoing dredge that is part of the beach renourishment project in North Myrtle Beach.
Coroner: Body found in South Carolina pond showed no trauma
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A coroner says an autopsy on a body pulled from a pond at a city park found no signs of trauma. News outlets report Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said in a news release that the cause of death is "pending further studies." He identified the dead person as 29-year-old Jerry
Police investigate shooting in Myrtle Beach that injures one
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday afternoon in Myrtle Beach. Myrtle Beach Police Cpl. Tom Vest said a call came in shortly after 12 p.m. of a shooting in the area of Hemingway Street.
Suspect arrested after major drug indictment
Horry County, S.C. (WPDE) — One of the three suspects wanted after a major drug indictment has been taken into custody, according to Horry County Police. According to bookings at the J. Rueben Long, Katelyn Anne Stelter of Longs is in custody on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, possessio
Expanded role for Horry County Police Department's street crimes unit
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - To combat a rise in gang activity, the Horry County Police Department has expanded the role of its street crimes units. About a dozen agencies arrested 22 suspects early Wednesday morning, in what investigators call a large drug-dealing enterprise based in the Longs area.
North Myrtle Beach woman pleads guilty in check forging conspiracy
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A woman from North Myrtle Beach has pleaded guilty in federal court to fraud charges in a check forging conspiracy. According to a press release from the S.C. District Attorney's office, Holly Denise Sturkey pleaded guilty to conspiracy to manufacture and pass forged
They face more than 100 years each in prison after turning down a 10-year plea deal
Two men denied the state’s deal for 10 years in prison Thursday and now could face more than 100 years in prison if they are found guilty in connection to a shooting and two other incidents in Horry County.
Mom charged with killing two babies already a mother of two
North Myrtle Beach, S.C. (WPDE) — Alyssa Dayvault, a mother of two, isaccused of killing two of her newborn babies. One this week, the other a little more than a year ago. According to arrest warrants, Dayvault went to the hospital a little more than a week ago for bleeding.
Troopers: Man killed after driver runs red light
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — The South Carolina Dept. of Public Safety is investigating a fatal crash Friday morning. Troopers say a North Myrtle Beach man ran a red light Friday around 9:40 on U.S. 17 at Middle Gate Road, t-boning another vehicle with his Dodge pickup truck.
North Myrtle Beach officer involved in crash following chase; search continues for stolen car
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A North Myrtle Beach police officer was involved in a crash following a chase on Thursday. Pat Dowling, with the City of North Myrtle Beach, said in an email to News13 that the officer's car "wound up on its side following a stolen car chase."
Coroner identifies woman who died after crash on Hwy 17 in Horry County
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - A woman died following a crash on Highway 17 in Horry County on Friday. Horry County Coroner Michelle McSpadden identified the woman who died as 69-year-old Brenda Spires Epps, of Myrtle Beach.
NC WFO WILMINGTON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories
WFO WILMINGTON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Friday, December 14, 2018. The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a. New Hanover County in southeastern North Carolina...
More than $267K in computer equipment stolen from Horry County Government, report says
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - A report from the Horry County Police Department states $267,920 worth of computer equipment was reportedly stolen from Horry County Government. County officials say they were made aware of a possible theft from the IT department earlier this month. The FBI has been called in to
Feds unseal 46-count indictment in Horry County drug traficking conspiracy
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - In a press conference Thursday, US Attorney Sherri Lydon announced a takedown this week targeting Horry county gang members involved in a federal drug trafficking conspiracy.
Manhunt follows chase into Horry County; one suspect in custody
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A police chase that started in Columbus County, NC went through a part of Horry County Thursday morning. According to Columbus County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Michele Tatun, the chase ended after the vehicle they were following crashed.
‘Pampering for men’: A new, local barbershop is coming to Horry County
Socastee is getting a new barbershop to kick off 2019, and it has a unique steam-punk vibe. High Voltage Barbering, located on Dick Pond Road near the Intracoastal Waterway, is a dream come true for co-owner and barber April Lanz. She hopes the barber shop will be a unique experience for her custome
Flash Flood and Severe Weather Risk in Eastern South Carolina Friday
Yet another strong storm system is approaching the Palmetto State. On a weekend, of course. But this one will bring all rain. And a lot of it. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the Pee Dee region of South Carolina through Saturday afternoon, where two to four inches of rain is expected in this