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Man shot in Bennettsville; suspect or suspects not known

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) - A man is in stable condition after being shot once on Marshall Street in Bennettsville Tuesday afternoon, according to the Bennettsville Police Department. At about 1 p.m., officers responded to the shooting in the city limits and found a male in his 20s had been shot one

WMBF - 2018-03-20 19:31:12

Parents want answers from Florence School District 1 after West Florence resignations

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - News13 has continued to ask Florence School District One officials for more information on the resignations, administrative leave, and firing of five West Florence High School employees. Softball coach Kevin Jones, basketball coach Pete Ellis, and long-time principal Pam Quick,

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-21 04:31:36

Lucas Street closed near scene of fire at auto recycling yard

FLORENCE, S.C. -- West Florence Fire Rescue along with the City of Florence Fire Department are on scene Wednesday morning at American Steel and Recycling on Pecan St. responding to an auto recycling yard fire. There are no injuries, according to Florence Fire Marshal Chris Johnson. The fire is just

SCNOW - 2018-03-21 14:17:00

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

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

Two hurt in early morning Marion shooting

MARION, SC (WBTW) - Two people were injured during a shooting early Sunday morning in Marion. According to the Marion Police Department, at approximately 4 in the morning, a vehicle pulled up next to another in the 2300 block of Hwy. 76 in Marion and started shooting. Two people were injured in th


Myrtle Beach, Horry Co. leaders discussing beach parking options for county residents

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The mayor of Myrtle Beach and the chairman of the Horry County Council are working together to potentially provide beach parking options to Horry County residents. Chairman Mark Lazarus spoke about the long-standing parking issue that the regular county council meeting Tues

WMBF - 2018-03-21 17:15:24

Bennettsville police search for suspect in Marshall St. shooting

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WBTW) - The Bennettsville Police Department responded to a shooting on Marshall Street Tuesday afternoon. According to the department's Facebook page, officers were called to Marshall Street around 1 p.m. where they found a man who suffered from a single gunshot wound. Police say

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-20 20:16:36

Man arrested after crack cocaine drug buys in Bennettsville, officials say

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) - A man has been arrested for two counts of distribution of crack cocaine in connection with two "drug buys" in Bennettsville last year, according to officials. Tyquan Douglas was arrested on March 13 by the Bennettsville Police Department; officials say the arrest is in con

WMBF - 2018-03-19 20:35:39

Florence man to spend nearly 4 years in jail for gun charge

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - A Florence man will spend the next few years in jail after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a handgun. According to a press release from the office of United States Attorney Beth Drake, 26-year-old Bobby Eric Spates, of Florence, pleaded guilty in federal court


Weather service: 'Storms will start firing up' mid-afternoon

The National Weather Service says storms are expected Tuesday as a warm front pushes north. "As it does that, it'll bring some juicier air for storms to develop," said NWS Forecaster Doug Hoehler. "As the afternoon goes on, they may get stronger and reach severe." Storms are expected from east of Fl

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 14:57:00

One hurt, cars damaged in Florence shooting

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - One person was hurt and several vehicles were damaged in an overnight shooting in Florence Saturday. According to Lt. Mike Brandt with the Florence Police Department, just after 10 Saturday night officers responded to the area of Gaillard St. and Kershaw St. after hearing guns


Two injured after being shot while driving in Marion

MARION, SC (WMBF) - Two people were shot inside their car in Marion early Sunday morning, according to Lt. Tony Flowers with the Marion Police Department. The shooting happened around 4:00 a.m. Sunday morning in the 2300 block of Highway 76 in Marion. The two victims were in their car traveling east


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

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


Man wanted for questioning after shooting on W. Lucas Street injures one

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The Florence Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a person wanted for questioning in regards to a shooting on March 16 in the 200 block of West Lucas Street, according to a press release from Florence PD. During the shooting, one person was injured a


Police arrest man wanted for multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A 46-year-old man wanted by the Myrtle Beach Police Department for three counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor was arrested early Saturday morning. Michael Todd Jordan, who police believe is homeless, was captured around 3:10 a.m. Saturday. According to a Friday ev


Florence police make arrest in S. Irby St. killing

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - Florence police made an arrest in the Sunday morning killing of a man on South Irby Street. Lt. Mike Brandt with the police department says officers arrested Dontavious Xavior Shaw in the 500 block of Silver Leaf Road around 10 p.m. Tuesday night. Shaw, 18, of Florence, is char


Crash involving tractor-trailer in Conway kills one person, injures another

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - One person has been killed and another has suffered critical injuries following a crash on U.S. 701 North in the Conway area involving a car and a tractor-trailer. According to tweets from Horry County Fire Rescue, the crash happened before 10:30 p.m. near U.S. 701 and Wise Road.


Lamar High student arrested after razor blades found in book bag

LAMAR, SC (WBTW) - A Lamar High School student was arrested Wednesday after school leaders searched his bag and found a package of razor blades, according to the sheriff's office. Lt. Robby Kilgo with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office says a complaint was made that Carlos Carnelious Lisbon, 18