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Worker says Loris company shut operations without paying salaries
Loris, S.C. (WPDE) — In 2015, Canadian-owned Accent Stainless Steel moved into Loris.The groundbreaking for its factory was celebrated as a boon to the area, with promises of 65 jobs.
He Didn’t Understand But He Believed
Jesus Christ, the Savior, the Messiah is the central focus of Christmas and the central focus of all eternity, past and future. But the story of His birth, God becoming flesh, has a number of important characters, one of them being Joseph.
Motorcyclist dies in crash on Hwy. 544
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - A motorcycle driver died in a crash Saturday night in Horry County. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the driver of a 2013 Harley-Davidson was traveling west on Highway 544 near Beaver Run Boulevard.
Sidney, Tammy Moorer due in court on eve of five-year anniversary of Heather Elvis’ disappearance
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - The two people charged in connection with the 2013 disappearance of Heather Elvis are expected to appear in an Horry County this week. A court roster shows both Sidney and Tammy Moorer are set to appear at 9:30 a.m. Monday, on a motion pertaining to handwriting samples.
Suspects arrested after chase in Columbus County, one still at large
TABOR CITY, NC (WBTW) - Two people have been arrested and a third is being sought after a police chase starting in Tabor City, Thursday morning. According to a press release from the Columbus County Sheriff's Office, Quentin Vereen and Marquita Vereen have been arrested in connection to the chase.
Report: Man beaten, strangled in Loris area
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Police are investigating after two men reportedly jumped out of the woods, beat a man and strangled him in the Loris area. According to an Horry County Police Department report, the incident occurred around 8:00 p.m. Monday. The 32-year-old victim stated he was walking down
Lumberton Police officer killed in the line of duty Saturday
LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) - A community is still shaken Saturday after a Lumberton Police officer was struck by a car and killed in the early morning hours. According to Lumberton City officials Officer Jason Quick was responding to an accident on I-95 near Exit 22 around 6:20 a.m. on Saturday before bei
More dead birds found in North Myrtle Beach, exact number unknown
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – One day after refuting social media claims that “hundreds” or “dozens” of dead birds were found along the beach in North Myrtle Beach, city officials acknowledged that at least 10 more were discovered on Sunday.
Expanded role for Horry County Police Department's street crimes unit
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - To combat a rise in gang activity, the Horry County Police Department has expanded the role of its street crimes units. About a dozen agencies arrested 22 suspects early Wednesday morning, in what investigators call a large drug-dealing enterprise based in the Longs area.
Solicitor's office receives report from SLED about HCSO van drowning case
MARION COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - The 12th Circuit Solicitor's Office received a report from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division about the Horry County Sheriff's Office van drowning case.
Man wanted for several burglaries escapes custody in handcuffs
WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — A man who was wanted for several burglaries in Whiteville escaped custody after the Tabor City Police Department arrested him for fighting an officer.
Coroner identifies woman who died after crash on Hwy 17 in Horry County
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - A woman died following a crash on Highway 17 in Horry County on Friday. Horry County Coroner Michelle McSpadden identified the woman who died as 69-year-old Brenda Spires Epps, of Myrtle Beach.
Deputies release names of two arrested following chase Thursday
Columbus County, NC (WMBF) - Two Tabor City residents were arrested by deputies following a chase Thursday. According to a spokesperson for the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office twenty-year old Quentin Montray Vereen and 31-year old Marquita Donta Vereen are being detained at the Columbus County Law
Feds unseal 46-count indictment in Horry County drug traficking conspiracy
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - In a press conference Thursday, US Attorney Sherri Lydon announced a takedown this week targeting Horry county gang members involved in a federal drug trafficking conspiracy.
More than $267K in computer equipment stolen from Horry County Government, report says
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - A report from the Horry County Police Department states $267,920 worth of computer equipment was reportedly stolen from Horry County Government. County officials say they were made aware of a possible theft from the IT department earlier this month. The FBI has been called in to
NC WFO WILMINGTON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories
WFO WILMINGTON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Wednesday, December 12, 2018. ...The Flood Warning has been extended for the following rivers... Cape Fear At William O Huske Lock And Dam 3 affecting Bladen County NC.
Manhunt follows chase into Horry County; one suspect in custody
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A police chase that started in Columbus County, NC went through a part of Horry County Thursday morning. According to Columbus County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Michele Tatun, the chase ended after the vehicle they were following crashed.
Heavy rains close some streets along South Carolina coast
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Heavy rains have closed some streets near the South Carolina coast. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Charleston through midday Friday because of the heavy rains, causing problems given the city's usual drainage problems.
Mom arrested after baby tests positive for drugs, police say
LORIS, SC (WMBF) – A woman was arrested by Loris police Monday after her baby boy allegedly tested positive for cannabinoids. Crystal Michelle Thompson, 26, is charged with unlawful neglect of a child or helpless person by legal custodian.
Flash Flood and Severe Weather Risk in Eastern South Carolina Friday
Yet another strong storm system is approaching the Palmetto State. On a weekend, of course. But this one will bring all rain. And a lot of it. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the Pee Dee region of South Carolina through Saturday afternoon, where two to four inches of rain is expected in this