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A system is brewing in the tropics. Here's what that means for Myrtle Beach
A system brewing in the tropicshas an 80 percent chance of development over Memorial Day weekend, and although Myrtle Beach won't see any direct impacts, our area may still feel its effects.The system is still too far out for forecasters at the National Weather Service in Wilmington, North Carolina,
'This is just round one': NAACP talks traffic loop, police ahead of Bikefest
"We're told that this traffic plan is designed to decrease traffic congestion, but people are stuck in traffic for hours," Anson Asake, NAACP associate general counsel said. "A trip that ordinarily takes 10 to 15 minutes ends up taking people hours."
Police investigate Myrtle Beach teacher for sending inappropriate messages to student
A teacher at state charter school Coastal Leadership Academy in Myrtle Beach sent inappropriate messages to a high school student there, according to an Horry County Police report.Officers were dispatched to the school on Palmetto Point Boulevard after the school's principal called to say that two s
Queens of iron: Black women on bikes
For a long time, riding motorcycles was something mostly men did. Occasionally you'd see a woman on the back of a bike, then slowly more and more women started to get their own motorcycles.
Police search for 'bag bandit' wanted into Little River armed robbery
The “bag bandit,” as police call him, has a large tattoo on his right leg. Anyone with information on the robber’s identity is asked to call the police department at 843-915-8477.
What you need to know about the Myrtle Beach traffic loop
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – With afederal judge’s decisionto allow the City of Myrtle Beach to implement the 23-mile traffic loop during Memorial Day weekend, here’s what visitors and locals need to know about the change.
Bear found dead in Sunset Beach, believed to be hit by car - WWAY TV
A bear hit by a car in Sunset Beach on May 23, 2018. (Photo: John Cubito)SUNSET BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A 200-pound male black bear was found dead on the side of a highway in Brunswick County early Wednesday.North Carolina Wildlife Biologist John Harrelson says it appeared to have been hit by a car on Hi
Atlantic Beach Bikefest revs up
Stay off 29th Avenue North and Harrelson Boulevard, Myrtle Beach Police warn, for four hours after 10 p.m. this weekend.Stay off unless you want to experience the 23.1-mile traffic loop, Capt. Joey Crosby of the Myrtle Beach Police Department said.“If you choose to turn east on 29th Avenue North at
Police say they robbed a MB Pizza Hut. Now, NC pair indicted on federal charges
A couple facing charges for a string of robberies from North Carolina to Myrtle Beach has been indicted by a federal jury, according to a release from First Assistant U.S. Attorney Lance Crick.Jeremy Lamar Hayes, 29, and Kennedy Mariah Boggs, 25, both of Asheboro, North Carolina, were charged in a t
South Carolina pawn shop advertises AR-15s, throws shade at Dick’s Sporting Goods
According toWPDE, the store put the sign up before the recent school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, where 10 people were gunned down.
Second Horry County school bus wreck reported in two days
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - An Horry County school bus carrying 20 students near Coastal Carolina University was involved in a minor wreck Wednesday morning, according to district officials.
Memorial Weekend Bikefest just days away, prep work already underway
ATLANTIC BEACH, SC (WBTW) - With bike fest kicking off Friday, North Myrtle Beach and the Town of Atlantic Beach are gearing up for the the Black Pearl Cultural Heritage and Bike Festival.
'The odor was unbearable': Kids removed from feces-ridden Myrtle Beach home
Horry County police officers went to a home off Enterprise Road in the Socastee area of Horry County Monday afternoon at the request of a DSS agent. When officers arrived, a man was removing bags of trash from the home, and told officers he lived there with his girlfriend and her two children.
'Take me to J. Reuben': Man demands jail time after cops say he set his home on fire
A "very unruly" Longs man was reportedly telling officers to take him to jail after police say he set his home on fire Saturday night.Horry County police charged 39-year-old Lloydian Lee Little with second-degree arson and breach of peace, online records show.Authorities responded to a home on Fries
Horry County police seek two men in connection to April murder investigation
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'I'm not going farther than my mailbox': What locals do during Bikefest
"My husband isn't leaving the house except to and from work, and I'm not going farther than my mailbox," Allen said.
Little River store sells lottery ticket now worth $150,000
The ticket was purchased at the Circle K #2723220 store, on Highway 17 near 21st Avenue, according to a news release from the South Carolina Education Lottery.
Here's how Myrtle Beach welcomes 427 officers for Bikefest, and who foots the bill
A place to stay and meals are being donated by the Myrtle Beach business community to host more than 400 police officers who are coming from outside jurisdictions to assist with Atlantic Beach Bikefest, said Capt. Joey Crosby with the Myrtle Beach Police Department.Hospitality rooms are being set up
SC pawn shop trolls Dick's Sporting Good with AR-15 sign
The sign outside of CrossRoads Pawn & Audio read, "We sell AR-15's because we're not Dick's," clearly taking a jab at Dick's Sporting Goods for its decision to pull "assault-style" rifles from store shelves after the mass shooting at Parkland High School.
2 injured after Main Street house fire in Conway
Conway Fire responded to a structural fire at 1000 Main Street near 12th Street in Conway Tuesday evening, according to a tweet from Horry County Fire Rescue, who assisted.