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Local funeral homes join fight against drugs in Horry County

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - When you think of a funeral home, you probably don't think of police and getting rid of drugs, but thanks to drug drop boxes, that's exactly what some local crematories are being used for. Captain Joey Crosby says the Myrtle Beach Police Department's drop box has been extre

WBTW.COM - 2017-11-17 03:17:51

'Hella offensive' NMB restaurant sign stirs up controversy on Twitter

A restaurant in North Myrtle Beach called Tar Baby's is causing a stir on Twitter after someone called it a "racist establishment." On Nov. 10, Damien Perkins tweeted "Please RT this racist establishment til they change their name or close down!!! No way this should still be around in 2017." The res

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-11-16 19:18:00

They used to swap punches. Now, this NMB duo works together to punish quarterbacks

Despite a common last name, Marcelous and Kwame Livingston will be the first to tell you they aren't brothers. Their many scuffles through the years will tell a different story, though. "We did not like each other," Marcelous Livingston said. "Growing up, it was 'Livingston vs. Livingston' 24-7." Ag

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-11-16 22:52:00

Car break-ins increase during the holidays. Here's how to protect yourself

From credit cards to bags full of merchandise - you often have more valuables in your car around this time of year as the shopping season starts to pick up speed. The North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety is warning folks to be extra careful during the holidays because of the uptick in car


Vote recount yields same tallies

BOLIVIA - Discretionary recounts conducted Wednesday morning by the Brunswick County Board of Elections have led to the same tallies reported on election night, Nov. 7. That means Sunset Beach resident Jan Harris still has a one-vote edge over former town councilman Wilson Sherrill to win a third s


Alleged stalker arrested after being wanted for months

A Longs man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after he was wanted for months in connection with stalking, according to the Horry County police. Jeffrey Stephens On Sept. 7, the police department posted on Facebook that 59-year-old Jeffrey Stephens was wanted for stalking. Online records show Stephens


91-year-old widow conned out of house, cash

Pamela Varnam Jackson, 61, allegedly took $93K out of the bank and got victim to sign over deed to her property. BOLIVIA -- A Bolivia woman stands accused of swindling more than $300,000 in cash and property from an elderly woman she claimed was her mother, officials said Wednesday. Pamela Varnam Ja


By truck and rail, Sutton coal ash cleanup continues

Duke Energy moving ash to landfills at New Hanover plant site NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A spot at Duke Energy's Sutton Plant site that used to resemble a large hill now looks like a small pond. The cavity is part of a massive moving of 7 million tons of coal ash -- a byproduct of burning coal at the spr

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-11-16 15:49:40

Juvenile Shot At West Des Moines Mall Treated For Injuries

WEST DES MOINES, IA - A juvenile was injured Thursday evening when a gun he was carrying inside Valley West Mall discharged, police said. The youth was located a few hours later and he was taken to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries. West Des Moines police initially were called to the m

PATCH - 2017-11-17 13:57:16

Hey, Des Moines: Santa Claus Is Coming To Town!

Get those wish lists ready: Santa is on his way and will meet with kids (and pets) all over the metro area. Santa is a busy man this time of year, but of course he always makes time for his most important job: hearing the wish lists from the kids he has on this year's "nice list." Here are some loc

PATCH - 2017-11-16 20:53:49

'Hamilton' in Des Moines: The 4 stages of trying to buy tickets

From announcing the show in April 2016 to the anticipated takeover in summer 2018, a look at how the world's biggest Broadway show landed in Iowa's capital city. Matthew Leimkuehler/The Register It has been a long time coming - since April 2016, to be exact - for Iowans to get their tickets for the

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-11-17 15:55:40

Des Moines can reverse history by changing streets

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Look at photos from pre-1950s downtown Des Moines - or just about any American city - and you'll see a place bustling with shoppers and workers. To feed Americans' need for speed, however, traffic engineers removed such street-level vibrancy. Des Moines has a hist

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-11-16 19:48:27

10 things to watch for in downtown Des Moines in 2018

A planned tower along Fifth Avenue between Walnut Street and Court Avenue has grown from 32 to 39 floors. The project's estimated cost has reached $170 million. Wochit The first physical signs of progress on two long-awaited skyscrapers. The opening of Kum & Go's "world-class" headquarters. Seven

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-11-16 23:38:03

5 breakfast dishes we love in Des Moines

Southerners have mastered the art of the flaky, buttery biscuit. Our test kitchen baked hundreds of biscuit recipes to find our all-time best batch of buttermilk biscuits - and they're amazing. In fact, we think they're the best biscuits ever. Time From fluffy buttermilk biscuits and gravy to hot p

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-11-16 18:37:27

'It's an adventure': Hundreds invade downtown Des Moines for 'Hamilton' ticket mania

From announcing the show in April 2016 to the anticipated takeover in summer 2018, a look at how the world's biggest Broadway show landed in Iowa's capital city. Matthew Leimkuehler/The Register What would motivate hundreds of Iowans to trek to downtown Des Moines in the early hours of a dreary, mi

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-11-17 18:24:22

West Des Moines Settles Wrongful Arrest Lawsuit

The City of West Des Moines will pay $450,000 to a man who claims racial profiling is the only reason for his arrest last spring. Matthew Rodrigues spent 11 days in the Dallas County Jail after being charged with sexual assault. Rodrigues said he was attending a party at a West Des Moines motel in A

PATCH - 2017-11-16 16:00:43

Meet the kids who have a say in ACS' future

Alabaster Superintendent Dr. Wayne Vickers and members of the city's School Board recognize new members of Vickers' student advisory committee during a Nov. 13 meeting. (Reporter Photo/Neal Wagner) By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER - Thirty four students at Alabaster's schools will continue

SHELBY REPORTER - 2017-11-16 17:25:00

New Walnut Gallery exhibit opens Thursday

If there's one thing to say about Alabama-based photographer Katie Lanier's art, it's that she pulls no punches. Her exhibition, "Body of Light," will be on display at the Walnut Gallery, 806 Walnut St. in Gadsden, starting Thursday with a free, public reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The show featur


Shaggy Chic Grooming opens doors in Alabaster

ALABASTER - Shaggy Chic Grooming officially opened its doors to the people and pets of Alabaster and nearby areas on Monday, Nov. 6. According to owner and groomer Tonya Lammons, Shaggy Chic Grooming is a full-service pet salon that can accommodate any dog. Lammons said what sets Shaggy Chic apart i


Law enforcement's 'No-Shave November' helping families with terminally-ill children

If there is a place beyond grief, Tonya Willingham and her husband have been there - twice. "It was very difficult," Willingham said, fighting back tears. "It is still a struggle today." The Willinghams lost not one, but two daughters to a rare disease. Their oldest daughter Piper lived nearly 5 mon

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-11-16 18:22:30