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Showers, laundry on wheels part of S.C. Baptist disaster relief

The Men's Ministry of Living Water Baptist Church in Longs is outfitting a disaster relief trailer with six showers and three washers and driers that can be towed to wherever a hurricane may strike. "What a blessing to clean up when you've been mucking out your house," said Ed Smolarsky, of Little R

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 01:36:00

McLeod Health Clarendon honors service awards recipients

On Wednesday, September 6, McLeod Health Clarendon employees were recognized for their years of service during the Employee Service Awards Luncheon. "The values of McLeod Health are demonstrated through the dedication and commitment of our employees. The Value of Caring, the Value of the Person, the

KINGSTREE NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:16:00

3 rescued, 1 dead on boat missing in Hurricane Maria

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says a woman and two children were rescued from a boat that went missing off Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria, but a man died aboard the vessel. The Coast Guard in Miami said in a statement that a British Royal Navy helicopter hoisted three people Wednesday night

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 18:22:44

Track to retire number of driver killed in plane crash

STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut race track is retiring the number of a NASCAR driver who died in a plane crash. Stafford Speedway announced that Ted Christopher's No. 13 will be retired in a ceremony during Friday's races. The 59-year-old Christopher was a passenger on a plane that cras

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 14:32:19

Man arrested in Conway after striking girlfriend with car

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - One man is behind bars this week after he struck his girlfriend with a car Wednesday night, according to an Horry County police report. Jason Dewey Gaines, 40, of Conway, has been charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature. The report from Horry Count

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 16:58:50

Police on scene of barricaded person in Conway area

Horry County police are on scene in Conway where a person has barricaded themselves, according to a tweet from the HCPD. Police have responded to Old Larry Circle off Juniper Bay Road in the Conway area, and have asked people to avoid the area if possible. We have responded to Old Larry Circle off

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 21:39:00

HCPD: man wanted for killing Conway taxi driver in June taken into custody

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - The man accused of killing a Conway taxi driver in June was taken into custody by Horry County police Wednesday. A post from the police department says Marion Javon Campbell was arrested after Horry County police were called to a home on Ole Larry Circle near Juniper Bay Road Wed

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 18:32:57

One arrested in connection to the June death of a cab driver in Conway

Horry County police, U.S. Marshals and SLED arrested one man Wednesday in connection to the June 26 shooting of a cab driver, according to a police. Marion Javon Campbell has been taken into custody after one man died in the shooting. Police have been searching for Campbell since late June, when the

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 22:14:00

One person dies from West Nile in S.C. Case of virus confirmed in Myrtle Beach.

One person has died from West Nile Virus in the 11 cases confirmed among people in South Carolina this year and with one of those cases confirmed in Myrtle Beach, city officials are not taking chances. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control "reports that the infected person spent th

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 20:37:00

Student jailed for gun in truck at Myrtle Beach charter school

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - After school leaders at a Myrtle Beach charter school requested a K9 officer to perform random searches at the school, a 17-year-old student was arrested. An incident report from Horry County Police says officers arrived at PALM Charter High School, located at 136 Rodeo Dri

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 15:33:18

Crash closes roadway near 14th Ave. S. in North Myrtle Beach

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - North Myrtle Beach police ask drivers to avoid the area of 14th Avenue South and South Highway 17. An alert sent out by the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety at 12:17 p.m. Thursday says two southbound lanes are shut down in the area due to an accident. Of

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 16:22:23

Fourth ALDI location set to open along the Grand Strand

Another ALDI location is getting ready to open, marking the fourth location along the Grand Strand. The store, located at 2904 Church Street in Conway is set to open on Sept. 28, according to a release from the company. To celebrate, a grand opening will take place at 8:25 a.m. starting with a ribb

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 03:26:00

12 suspects indicted on federal charges of trafficking heroin, cocaine and crack

Twelve suspects have been indicted on federal charges of trafficking heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine in a Florence federal courtroom Thursday, according to a release from U.S. Attorney Beth Drake. Glenn Quanta Pernell, 39, of Mullins, Donald Lee Robinson, 51, of Mullins, Antonio Debor Gowans, 42,

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 00:34:00

Major Cat 4 Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria completed an eyewall replacement cycle just before making landfall in Puerto Rico around 6:15 this morning. The eye diameter has increased from 10 nautical miles to 30 nautical miles. This has likely contributed to some weakening, and based on the latest observations from the Hurrica

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:14

Business incubator helps CCU students start company

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - Two Coastal Carolina University seniors launched a new company on Tuesday afternoon and did it with the help of the Conway Innovation Center (CIC). The company, LYSI U.S., is the exclusive domestic sales and distribution agent of the Icelandic fish oil giant, LYSI. CEO, Sean Edwa

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-20 04:29:48

Lawsuit: Myrtle Beach Police Captain fired so 'less qualified' officer could have his job

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A former Myrtle Beach Police officer filed a lawsuit against the department, the police chief, and two other city employees for unlawful termination. The lawsuit was filed Sept. 14 by the Gist Law Firm out of Columbia on behalf of former Myrtle Beach Police employee John Ke

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 17:42:06

Conway approves changes to fireworks ordinance

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - The City of Conway passed changes Monday night to its fireworks ordinance. Conway City Council started taking a second look at when fireworks could be discharged after its police department received numerous complaints in July. Under the changes passed, the discharge of consumer-

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 04:00:43

Conway leaders, residents talk future of Lake Busbee

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - City of Conway leaders say they have a lot to think about after a public meeting on the future of Lake Busbee. The city is considering whether or not it should accept Lake Busbee from Santee Cooper, who currently owns the area. The area sits along US-501 near the old Grainger Pla

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 02:37:05

Youth Relationships Skills and Abstinence Rally set for Sept. 23

Southeastern Community & Family Services Inc. is sponsoring a Youth Relationships Skills and Abstinence Rally on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Brunswick Electric Membership Corp. in Supply. For youth 13-19, this event is funded by a Cooperative Abstinence Education Grant awarded

BRUNSWICK BEACON - 2017-09-19 09:16:00

Deputies launch manhunt after suspect runs from traffic stop in Marlboro County

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WBTW) - The Marlboro County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for a suspect near Old Wire Road in Marlboro County. According to Lt. Sara Alberri with the Marlboro County Sheriff's Office, deputies were chasing a vehicle when it stopped on Old Wire Road and the subject ran aw

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:06:42