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One charged with DUI after multi-vehicle wreck closes all southbound lanes along Highway 17 bypass
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - One person has been arrested Saturday after a multi-vehicle crash shut down all southbound lanes of Highway 17 bypass near 29th Avenue in Myrtle Beach.
Lowcountry High School Basketball Playoff scores (2/16)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Boys Basketball. Berkeley 76, River Bluff 64 - The Stags advance to the Lower State semifinals and will host West Ashley on Tuesday. West Ashley 52, West Florence 51 - The Wildcats will head to Berkeley for the Lower State semifinals on Tuesday.
Out to Space: Myrtle Beach children’s museum opens Saturday
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Grand Strand parents now have an escape for children who always seem to have their heads in the clouds. EdVenture Children’s Museum, a not-for-profit educational institution, officially opened it’s Myrtle Beach doors Saturday with a ribbon cutting.
How a night out in Myrtle Beach led to domestic violence charges for married couple
Myrtle Beach police charged a married couple with domestic violence early Saturday morning after both suffered injuries following a night out on the town, according to an incident report.
Confused about downtown Myrtle Beach parking? The city has a plan to ease confusion
Myrtle Beach officials want to help residents and tourists distinguish the difference between public and private parking lots. In an effort to ease confusion in downtown Myrtle Beach, the Myrtle Beach City Council approved a project on Tuesday that would rebrand, simplify and uniform all public beac
Anxious food truck owners excited to open up in Myrtle Beach
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Myrtle Beach City Council gave a thumbs up to a first reading of the food truck ordinance on Tuesday. Now, if it passes a second reading, there will be more options for a bite to eat.
Coroner IDs pedestrian killed near Myrlte Beach area Tanger Outlets
A 44-year-old died on Friday night after being struck by a van near the Tangers Outlets off U.S. Highway 501 in the Myrtle Beach area. Jewel Rogers, of Santee, died of injuries in the collision, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Patty Bellamy.
North Myrtle Beach to replace Cherry Grove Park fishing pier
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A popular spot to fish or boat in the city is closing for what the city says is a much-needed upgrade. Cherry Grove Park and Boat Ramp will close Monday and stay closed through March 29, about five weeks later.
Multi-national drug cartel investigation leads to Myrtle Beach arrest
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE — A multi-state drug investigation uncovered a large operation that spanned from Vera Cruz, Mexico, to the Carolinas. Oscar Rangel-Gutierrez, Regulo Rangel-Gutierrez, Francisco Garcia-Martinez, Rodolfo Martinez, Raul Rangel-Gutierrez and Rigoberto Rangel-Gutierrez were arres
Sorry, Myrtle Beach — here’s why you may want to plan some indoor fun this weekend
Chances are Myrtle Beach will not see sunshine this weekend, and maybe not until next week. Showers will move in Friday night as the long weekend begins, and are here to stay into the week, the National Weather Service reports.
Report: Man steals U-Haul truck so he, wife can move to Myrtle Beach for a ‘fresh start’
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Police arrested a man who allegedly stole a U-Haul truck from Kentucky and drove he and his wife to Myrtle Beach for a fresh start. Online records from the Myrtle Beach Police Department state 39-year-old Andrew Wayne Roberts was arrested Wednesday on a charge of possessing
5th suspect involved in Horry County home invasion in custody, police say
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A fifth suspect wanted in connection with a home invasion in December has been taken into custody, Horry County police said. Leonard “Ox” Wilson was wanted after police said he and four others went into a home in the 1200 block of Highway 90 near Conway, beat the victim and
Chanticleer super fan Savannah Thompson welcomed as new university ambassador
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Coastal Carolina students are welcoming another friendly face around the Conway campus. Savannah Thompson, namesake of all-abilities Myrtle Beach playground built in 2016, is the newest university ambassador at Coastal Carolina.
Horry County Teachers prepare to work with legislators
Myrtle Beach, S.C. — Less than two weeks after lobbying in Columbia, Cori Shuford and some other teachers from the Horry County School District recognized they had a problem.
Horry County Solicitor files nuisance complaint against Atlantic Beach apartment complex
ATLANTIC BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Horry County Solicitor Jimmy Richardson recently filed a complaint to begin nuisance action againt Ocean Apartments in Atlantic Beach in hopes of shutting it down.
SC Highway Patrol responds to deadly crash near Carolina Forest
CAROLINA FOREST AREA, SC (WBTW) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is responding to a deadly crash near Carolina Forest. According to SCHP's website, the deadly crash happened around 7:25 p.m. on Waccamaw Pines Dr. at Hwy 501.
Teen thanks Horry County paramedics, quick-witted friends for saving his life
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A teen is thanking Horry County paramedics for saving his life after a traumatic experience avoided a tragic ending with the help of hasty aid. Officials say earlier this month a young man named Corey suddenly suffered from cardiac arrest. With the help of some of his frien
Fatal crash reported on Highway 501 in Horry County
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol has reported a fatality on Highway 501 in Horry County. The Highway Patrol’s traffic website reports that the fatal crash happened at 7:25 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Highway.
Giving ‘Love’ a bad name. Robbery dispute leads to Valentine’s stabbing in Myrtle Beach
Sending the wrong message. A woman, who wore a shirt that said “Love,” is accused of stabbing a man in downtown Myrtle Beach on Valentine’s Day. Myrtle Beach police responded to Mr. Joe White Avenue around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday for a reported assault that happened in the 1300 block of North Kings Hi
Man arrested in connection with October 2018 shooting in Horry County
NICHOLS AREA, SC (WBTW) – A man has been arrested in connection with an October 2018 shooting in Horry County. Rico Lee Jackson, 27, of Loris, is charged with armed robbery and burglary, according to J. Reuben Long Detention Center booking records. He was booked around 11:20 a.m. on Wednesday and re