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Horry police investigating death in Loris area

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Police are investigating after a person was found dead near Loris, Horry County police spokesperson Mikayla Moskov said Tuesday morning. Moskov said the investigation is in the Flag Patch Road area.


Teen ID'd as victim in Loris shooting

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Horry County police are investigating after a body was found in the Loris area. Horry County Police spokesperson Mikayla Moskov said they responded around 6:30 p.m. Monday to the 1800 block of Flag Patch Road on reports of a person face-down beside a vehicle.


Teen found shot dead in Loris area

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Police are investigating after a teen was found dead near Loris on Monday, Horry County police spokesperson Mikayla Moskov said Tuesday morning. Moskov said the investigation is in the Flag Patch Road area.


Mom arrested after 3-year-old found wandering alone near Horry County highway

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - The Horry County Police Department arrested a woman after a 3-year-old boy was found alone near a Horry County roadway this past weekend. According to a press release, Brooke Carr, 27, of Longs, is charged with unlawful neglect of a child or helpless person by legal custodian, in


Horry County Council still holding out hope for agreement with cities on I-73, public safety funding

Let the negotiations finally begin. On Monday, Horry County Council once again voted to delay terminating a contract with the S.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) that includes up to $25 million per year for I-73. Instead, county leaders said they will continue trying to reach an agreement with a


Man arrested in Tabor City in connection with 2018 Food Lion murder case

CONWAY, SC (WWAY) — A second person has been arrested in connection to a murder at a Longs Food Lion back in August 2018, according to HCPD. Police say the U.S. Marshals Task Force arrested Stephon Miller on Lewis Street in Tabor City Monday.


Second Loris, Whiteville robbery suspect arrested

Posted on: 03.25.2019 at 10:28 a.m. The alleged getaway driver for a female bank robber was arrested by U.S. Marshals Friday. Loris Police Chef Gary Buley said Franklin Graham, 32, was being hunted in Columbus County, but was picked up in Loris. Graham apparently confessed to being the getaway drive


Hit-and-run with injuries reported on US 501 in Conway

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - Crews are on the scene of a hit-and-run accident with injuries on U.S. 501. The accident happened at about 8:49 at 2761 U.S. 501 near Car City, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol incident report.


Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting near Nichols

NICHOLS, S.C. (WPDE) — The suspect in an officer-involved shooting near Nichols has died, according to Horry County Coroner Robert Edge. Brandon Coty Elliot, 30 , lived on Creek Landing Road and died at Loris McLeod emergency room this morning, Edge said.


South Carolina women indicted in federal court for allegedly transporting fentanyl

MARTINSBURG — Two South Carolina women were indicted this month in federal court for allegedly transporting fentanyl through the state of West Virginia. Peggy Louise Farrington, 54, and Jacqueline Lee Weigland, 57, both of Galivants Ferry, South Carolina, were charged on March 5 by a federal grand j


Fifth-grader severely injured in fight at South Carolina school

WALTERBORO, S.C. - A South Carolina school says one of its fifth-graders was wounded in a fight and has since been hospitalized. The State reports the Colleton County School District says the Forest Hills Elementary School student was airlifted to medical center for treatment after the Monday fight.


Report: Victims forced behind counter during Dollar General armed robbery

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County police are investigating an armed robbery at a Dollar General store in the Conway area of Horry County. Officers were called just after 10 p.m. Friday to the store on Lee’s Landing Circle for a reported armed robbery.


Horry County leads the state for number of babies born addicted to drugs

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - Often times the most innocent victims of the opioid epidemic are babies born addicted to drugs, and experts say the problem is only getting worse. Kathy Wade, a nurse and clinical coordinator of pediatrics and newborn nursery at Conway Medical Center, helps take care of these bab


The News Reporter All-Columbus hoops team

Posted on: 03.26.2019 at 10:50 a.m. The News Reporter has released its 2018-19 Girls and Boys All-Columbus Basketball teams. Columbus County Boys Coach of the Year. W. T. Edwards, WCHS.


Myrtle Beach continues to run Horry County

With today’s city council vote, one of the least transparent cities in America continues its forty year run controlling Horry County. Horry County residents were shocked and dismayed by the vote from County Council last night delaying the termination of a $25 million annual SCDOT contract until Chai


Officer shoots, kills armed man outside South Carolina Burger King, police say

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police opened an investigation Monday into a deadly officer-involved shooting in north Charlotte. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Chief Kerr Putney told WSOC-TV that officers responded just after 9 a.m. to the Burger King on Beatties Ford Road, near Interstate 85.


New emails reveal Horry County Schools employee communicated with contractor months before bid

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Newly obtained emails reveal Horry County Schools facility director communicated with First Floor Energy Positive months before the company first presented to the school board.


Moving Panthers HQ to South Carolina could mean light rail extension

COLUMBIA, SC (WCBD) – Leaders across South Carolina are talking about ways to bring North and South Carolina together as the Panthers eye a possible move to the Palmetto State.


Man convicted of killing South Carolina man on porch

LANCASTER, S.C. - A South Carolina man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after he was convicted of murder in the shooting death of a police officer's brother in 2017.


Horry County Police attempting to identify child, find parents

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Authorities in Horry County are asking for the public’s help to identify a lost child and find his parents. According to the Horry County Police Department, the boy was found wandering alone with no adult on Highway 9 near Marlowe Circle in the Longs area around 7:30 p.m. S