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Myrtle Beach police investigate stabbing in gas station parking lot
Officers were called around 7:15 p.m. Friday to the parking lot of the Circle K in the 1100 block on North Kings Highway to a report of a stabbing.
Published December 7, 2019 at 12:15 PM
Report: 18-year-old held student up at knifepoint inside Hartsville HS bathroom
A Hartsville High School student went from a classroom to a jail cell, according to a police report
Published December 5, 2019 at 4:57 PM
North Myrtle Beach man pleads guilty in deadly jet ski crash that killed his best friend
A judge sentenced a North Myrtle Beach man to 30 months in prison for his role in a deadly jet ski crash that claimed the life of his best friend.
Published December 2, 2019 at 10:12 PM
Myrtle Beach business uses 22 lb. chocolate Santa to help those in need
If you’ve ever dreamed of owning more than 20 pounds of chocolate, well now here is your chance.
Published November 19, 2019 at 3:25 PM
Marion County teacher, coach accused of asking student for sexually-explicit pictures
Deputies arrested a Marion County teacher and coach on Monday after investigators said he asked a student for sexually-explicit images and videos.
Published October 29, 2019 at 2:49 PM
Police: Suspect fires shots at 5 Florence police officers; 1 in custody
Gunfire erupted between a suspect and Florence police officers as they were serving a warrant Monday night, according to police.
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Published October 14, 2019 at 11:13 PM
Pee Dee mother charged in death of 2-year-old child posts $30K bond
A mother charged in the death of her two-year-old son in Hartsville is out of jail.
Published October 10, 2019 at 10:15 PM
HCPD: 1 person stabbed at popular bar in Murrells Inlet
Police said a person was stabbed at a popular bar in Murrells Inlet.
Published October 4, 2019 at 10:26 PM
Hurricane Dorian washes massive, fossilized clam shell onto North Carolina beach
The storm waves brought on by Hurricane Dorian in early September has turned up interesting finds on the Carolina coast, including a two-pound clamshell.
Published September 30, 2019 at 8:32 PM
Pawleys Island leaders move forward with beach renourishment project
Pawleys are moving forward with a much-needed beach renourishment project.
Published September 9, 2019 at 8:52 PM
Florence man rescues beagle tied to tree during Hurricane Dorian
A passerby came to the rescue of a little beagle who he said was tied to a tree and shivering as Hurricane Dorian hit the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.
Published September 8, 2019 at 7:32 AM
JEEP WATCH ENDS: Infamous vehicle removed from the beach after Dorian
Jeep Watch 2019 has officially come to an end.
Kristin Nelson and
Published September 6, 2019 at 11:12 AM
JEEP WATCH: Owner explains why Jeep was left on beach during Hurricane Dorian
A red Jeep captured the attention of the nation Thursday while Hurricane Dorian’s heavy rains and gusty winds battered the Grand Strand coastline.
Kristin Nelson and
Published September 5, 2019 at 11:18 PM
‘The vehicle was a death trap’: Family of woman who drowned in HCSO transport van files lawsuit
The family of one of two mental health patients who drowned while in the back of a Horry County Sheriff’s Office transport van has filed a lawsuit.
Published August 20, 2019 at 11:18 AM
Myrtle Beach vacationer receives new ‘beach leg’ after other one washed away by wave
A woman vacationing in Myrtle Beach can enjoy the rest of her trip and go back in the ocean.
Published August 9, 2019 at 5:30 AM
Huge wave causes woman to lose prosthetic ‘beach leg’ during Myrtle Beach vacation
A woman vacationing in Myrtle Beach has an interesting request for fellow beachgoers: If you see a fake leg give her a call.
Published August 7, 2019 at 8:22 PM
Sidney Moorer’s attorney, prosecutor meet with judge
A suspect at the center of a high-profile kidnapping case is back in Horry County.
Published August 6, 2019 at 8:14 PM
‘God is great’: Myrtle Beach vacationer reunited with rings dedicated to late wife
One man can breathe a sigh of relief after he was reunited with a special memento that he lost during his vacation in Myrtle Beach.
Published July 31, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Report: Suspect claims she ate ‘weed brownie by accident’ days before giving birth
A mother was arrested after authorities said she tested positive for THC after she gave birth to a little boy.
Published July 18, 2019 at 1:57 PM
Four sea turtle protection cages destroyed in North Myrtle Beach
Officials are trying to find the person or persons who destroyed four cages that are meant to protect sea turtle nests.
Published July 17, 2019 at 5:02 PM
Residents vote against raising taxes for Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District funding
Voters overwhelmingly opposed a referendum that would have raised their taxes to increase funding for the Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District.
Published July 16, 2019 at 9:20 PM
Bond set for mother accused of leaving one-year-old in hot car in Florence
A baby was rescued from a hot car, while the mother was inside a Florence Walmart, according to Florence County Chief Deputy Glenn Kirby.
Published July 3, 2019 at 9:16 PM
SCHP: Motorcyclist killed after thrown from bike in crash
A motorcyclist died in a crash Thursday afternoon.
Published June 20, 2019 at 10:21 PM
‘I have never felt so shocked and terrified:’ Toddler nearly impaled by umbrella along Grand Strand
One family’s day at the beach almost took a tragic turn after a toddler was nearly impaled by an umbrella launched in the air by a sudden gust of wind.
Nick Doria and
Published June 19, 2019 at 7:47 AM
Manhunt underway after man accused of firing shots at Lake City police officers
Lake City Police Department is responding to a call of shots fired at officers.
Published June 19, 2019 at 12:08 AM
Woman on mission to find owner of ring found in Myrtle Beach waters
She said she knows it may be a long shot, but one woman is on a mission to find the owner of a ring she found while swimming in the ocean in Myrtle Beach.
Published June 18, 2019 at 8:36 PM
Sidney, Tammy Moorer’s attorney plans to reveal what happened to Heather Elvis in federal lawsuit
The attorney for a husband and wife who are at the center of a high-profile kidnapping case in Horry County says he plans to release new information in the case next month.
Published May 30, 2019 at 11:23 PM
Woman accused of hitting officer, leading police on 100 mph chase
A woman faces an attempted murder charge after authorities said she hit a Horry County officer before leading police on a chase.
Published May 17, 2019 at 10:30 PM
VIDEO: Dolphin pod amazes charter boat group near Little River
A charter boat group got quite the show as they headed back from a day of fishing off the South Carolina Coast.
Published May 3, 2019 at 4:36 PM
Charge dismissed against Horry County teacher arrested after open beer can allegedly found after crash
A minor car accident Thursday morning ended with a Loris High School teacher being arrested and placed on administrative leave.
Published March 7, 2019 at 7:55 PM
Family devastated after 5-year-old dies at SC Christmas parade
Emergency crews working crash involving train, tractor trailer in Berkeley Co.
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One suspect arrested, another sought after home and cars struck by bullets
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Georgetown County inmate dies following hospitalization for injuries
Cops: Man runs across N. Charleston school campus, dumps gun in trash can
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