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Horry County police plan to cut 24 patrol officer jobs after losing school officer contract

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - While Horry County continues to grow, the proposed county budget cuts 24 patrol officer jobs from the police department. County council will talk about the budget and give direction to staff at its retreat on Thursday and Friday. The next budget calls for 107 patrol officer posi

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-20 14:58:37

One hurt in Loris armed robbery

LORIS, SC (WBTW) - One man was taken to the hospital after an armed robbery at a the 701 Mini Mart & Grill in Loris, Wednesday. According to a police report from Horry County Police, two men walked into the store, one going to the restroom, while the other walked around the store. Then two more men


Parents charged after teething baby thrown from unstrapped car seat lands on head

CONWAY, S.C. - Two South Carolina parents face child neglect charges after a teething baby was allegedly thrown from his unstrapped car seat by his father. According to The State, 22-year-old Jacob Lowman became "angry" on March 10 when his son started to cry, so he threw the baby's car seat in the

FOX5SANDIEGO.COM - 2018-03-19 22:57:04

Boy trapped under water at North Myrtle resort hospitalized

A 12 year-old boy was taken to the hospital Monday night after getting caught under water at the Avista Resort's lazy river for around 10 minutes, according to a news release. North Myrtle Beach Police were called to the Avista Resort around 9:45 p.m., according to the release. A three-foot by thre

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 05:57:00

There were no lights where he was delivering pizza. 2 men with gun waited, police say

A victim delivering pizza Saturday night followed protocol by calling his manager when he realized there were no street lights, Myrtle Beach police say. He was delivering pizza to the 700 block of Sycamore Avenue - a residence where the owners didn't actually order a pizza, an incident report said..

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 15:41:00

Authorities responding to house fire in Loris

Authorities are responding to a house fire in Loris, according to a tweet from Horry County Fire Rescue. HCFR and Loris Fire are at 670 Paddock Road in response to a fire at a single-family dwelling, according to the tweet. Check back for more details as they become available. Never miss a local sto


BREAKING: Oak Island bridge to close for 8 months

The Barbee Bridge, closest to Southport, will close from approximately Labor Day in early September until Memorial Day in late May 2019 OAK ISLAND -- The Oak Island G.V. Barbee Bridge connecting Southport to Oak Island will close for about eight months starting in September as part of scheduled repa

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2018-03-20 20:30:40

Two people injured in Loris home fire, Sunday evening

LORIS, SC - Two people were injured in a house fire in Loris, Sunday evening. According to Mark Nugent with Horry County Fire Rescue, the fire started at a single family home around 8 p.m., at 670 Paddock Rd. Nugent says both people in the home were taken to the hospital. One person suffered signifi


Surfside Beach Pharmacy selling CBD infused products

SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - In an effort to reduce the amount of people on opioid prescriptions, Surfside Beach Pharmacy is selling CBD, or cannabidiol products. "There such an opioid crisis, so we'd love for people to get off that medicine and get on something more natural like the CBD," said the

WMBF - 2018-03-19 21:17:02

Conway parents arrested after baby boy thrown from car seat, landing on head

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Conway parents were arrested for unlawful neglect of a child after their baby was allegedly thrown from his car seat, according to a police report from Horry County Police. 20-year-old Juliana Biggerstaff and 22-year-old Jacob Lowman were arrested on Thursday after a complainant


Two injured in Conway shooting Friday night

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Two men were shot Friday night in Conway, according to Lt. Selena Small with the Conway Police Department. Conway Police Officers responded to Racepath Street around 10:30 p.m. for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located two men who told the officers they had be


Trafficking heroin, shoplifting gets Murrells Inlet man 10 years

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - A Murrells Inlet man was sentenced to 10 years in jail for trafficking heroin and shoplifting. A press release from the office of Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson says 46-year-old Kenneth Matthew Roney, of Murrells Inlet, pleaded guilty to first-offense trafficking he


Horry County Police searching for stolen construction trailer

Photo courtesy: Horry County Police Department Facebook page LONGS, SC (WBTW) - Horry County Police are asking for the public's help to find a stolen construction trailer. According to a post on the Horry County Police Department Facebook page, the trailer was stolen between March fourth and sixth


Man connected to Brittanee Drexel case failed lie detector test, documents say

CHARLESTON, SC (WBTW) - Polygraph results for the man who has been connected to the disappearance and presumed death of Brittanee Drexel suggest the man lied to investigators. Timothy DaShaun Taylor, 26, has been connected to, but never charged in, the Brittanee Drexel case. Drexel was 17-years-old


Myrtle Beach answers NAACP lawsuit over traffic loop

Myrtle Beach officials say the motivations behind policies during Atlantic Beach Bike Week are designed to make the event safe for all visitors, according to a court filing. On Friday, Myrtle Beach filed an answer to a lawsuit brought by the NAACP and others in February. The NAACP filed a suit, an