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Horry County man charged with attempted murder after assaulting two people with a tire iron, deputies say

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WOLO) – Orangeburg deputies say a Horry County man has been charged after a man and a woman were beaten in the face with a tire iron. Thomas Jordan Hill, 36, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, one count of kidnapping and two counts of possession of a weapon durin


Police: Two babies, 5-year-old test positive for drugs in Horry County

Two babies and a 5-year-old tested positive for drugs in three separate incidents in recent months in Horry County, according to police reports. In Conway, on Feb. 20, a Department of Social Services employee met with a police officer and said a 5-year-old tested positive for methamphetamine and coc


Report: Woman stuck inside House of Blues overnight

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) — Police were called to the North Myrtle Beach House of Blues Friday morning after a maintenance worker found a woman inside the venue. The call came in around 6:20 Friday morning. The maintenance man told police he found a woman walking out of the Chef's office in th


Situation involving SWAT, Horry County police, sheriff's office resolved without incident

BURGESS, SC (WBTW) - The Horry County Police Department, Horry County Sheriff's Office, and SWAT responded to an incident in the Island Green Golf Villas area of the county Wednesday night.


2 Horry County grocery stores to close their doors this spring

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Two grocery stores in Horry County have announced that they will be closing their doors this spring, according to their parent company, Southeastern Grocers.


Crews battle fire at Horry County home

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Crews are on the scene of a “heavy fire” at a home in Horry County. According to county spokesperson Kelly Moore, the fire is at 3456 Juniper Bay Road.


Here’s the latest on a stolen donation truck from the Salvation Army of Horry County

An hours-long scare ended happily for the Salvation Army of Horry County after its stolen box truck was found abandoned on the side of a road. The truck was stolen overnight from the donation center in north Conway, said Jerry Williams, community relations director. The group posted on Facebook abou


South Carolina drug dealers arrested

NEWPORT—A pair of South Carolina residents were taken into custody this week in Newport after having active warrants for dealing drugs in their home state. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, Newport police officers were dispatched to CVS in reference to an altercation between a male and female. Upon arrival, Patr


10,000 acres in SC were conserved by company feds say ran $2 billion tax 'scheme'

A company that federal authorities say created $2 billion in fraudulent tax breaks from conserving land across the Southeast was active around the Myrtle Beach area and other parts of South Carolina.


Myrtle Beach says Horry County, school district lawsuit could cost city more than $42 million

Myrtle Beach officials cannot borrow money for redevelopment projects at the former Air Force base site because of a lawsuit challenging their plans for that property, according to court records filed this week.


Students at South Carolina school told to pick cotton, sing ‘slave song’ on field trip, report says

A South Carolina mother was outraged after her 10-year-old son was told to pick cotton and sing a “slave song” while on an elementary school field trip -- but the school reportedly defended the activity, saying it was about the "Great Depression."


Did you know about this Myrtle Beach secret? Tunnel stretches beneath Ocean Boulevard

Did you know you can walk under Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach?. It’s true — there’s an underground tunnel you can enter by brick stairs on either side of Ocean Boulevard and 13th Avenue South, painted with octopus, whales and sharks.


HCPD: No shots fired, no charges after barricaded person situation at CampusWalk Apartments

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – Horry County police say no shots were fired and no charges have been filed in Thursday's barricaded person situation at the CampusWalk Apartments near Coastal Carolina University.


Two arrested after vehicle shot up in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - The Myrtle Beach Police Department has announced the arrests of two people in connection with a shots fired incident that happened in January. On January 8, 2019, officers responded to the area of 1305 Hemingway Street in reference to a shooting incident in which a vehicle


She killed her boyfriend then ate a burger. Now, at 72, she wants a new trial or death

A 72-year-old local woman convicted of murder wants a new trial or to be put to death. Deborah Hubbard-Sarvis requested those options in her handwritten, post-conviction relief document filed in Horry County this week.


Crews respond to reports of a fire at Broadway at the Beach restaurant

Myrtle Beach fire crews were called to a fire at a Broadway at the Beach restaurant Friday afternoon. Firefighters are on scene at Key West Grill at 1214 Celebrity Circle. Firefighters on scene said there was a fire in the restaurant that has been extinguished and no injuries were reported.


Five hurt in Brunswick County crash involving tractor-trailer

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - At least five people were hurt in a vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer in Brunswick County Thursday afternoon. David Robinson, chief of operations for the Coastline Volunteer Rescue Squad, said the crash happened on N.C. 211 near Little Macedonia Road in the Supp


City of Myrtle Beach, police respond to ‘Black Bike Week’ discrimination allegations

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The city of Myrtle Beach and the Myrtle Beach Police Department responded to a lawsuit filed by the NAACP. The lawsuit, which was originally filed in Feb. 2018, accuses the city and police department of implementing polices that discriminate against the mostly African-Ameri


Brunswick Co. officials looking for missing 15-year-old

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager. Jasmine Shaw, 15, was last seen in the area of Black Chestnut Road in Leland at approximately 6:30 p.m. Thursday.


GSATS portion of Highway 501 widening to cost additional $10.5 million

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The Grand Strand Area Transportation Study’s portion of Highway 501 widening between S.C. 31 and Gardner Lacy Road comes with a steeper price tag than first thought.