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7 hrs ago | WMBF

New cameras reduce crime in Coward

The Town of Coward is reporting a lower crime rate after a new surveillance system was installed to watch over the town.

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Related Topix: Coward, SC

11 hrs ago | WMBF

Several roads flood in Horry County

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC - At least one person has died following a fiery car crash in Florence County on Monday.

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Related Topix: Horry County, SC, Timmonsville, SC, Georgetown County, SC

Yesterday | Camden Chronicle Independent

Auditions set for Kelley's Fine Arts ...

Summer dance students will have the opportunity to audition for the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County and Kelley's Fine Arts Junior and Senior Camden Crew Dance Teams, Friday, July 25 in the FAC Dance Studio.

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Related Topix: Kershaw County, SC, Arts, Ballet, Myrtle Beach, SC, University of South Carolina

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WMBF

Bond denied for man charged with possessing bombs

FLORENCE, SC John Parker, 20, of Florence was denied bond by a judge 9 a.m. Saturday after being arrested for eight bomb counts, according to Corporal Appollonia Perkins with the Florence County Sheriff's Office.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

New charges coming for Wayne Miller, founder of Cathedral Bible College

Federal investigators intend to file new charges against Reginald Wayne Miller, the Cathedral Bible College founder who is accused of forcing foreign students to work for low wages under the threat of deportation.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Myrtle Beach, SC, Horry County, SC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WMBF

News finds top jobs in Horry and Florence counties

In a list of the top seven careers in high demand, one of the most popular fields needs employees in Horry and Florence counties.

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Related Topix: Horry County, SC, Medicine, Nursing, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Myrtle Beach, SC

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WMBF

Parents charged in death of 13-month-old left in hot car

Joe and Ruthene Kennedy, of Florence, were arrested by Florence County Sheriff's Office officials on Wednesday, June 9. The pair posted bond and was released a short time after they were booked.

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Related Topix: Florence, SC

WMBF

'Myrtle Manor' set to film its third season in August

The reality show features the 'colorful residents' in the 'five-star trailer park' of Myrtle Manor, according to its website.

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Related Topix: Murrells Inlet, SC, Florence, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC

WMBF

Progress continues to be made in Trust Building demolition

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC - Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of a child left for a period of time in a vehicle over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Murrells Inlet, SC, Florence, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WPDE

Bloodhound team tracking burglary suspect in Lake City

The Florence County Sheriff's Office K9 tracking team is searching for a burglary suspect on Wallace Street in Lake City, according to Lake City Police chief Jody Cooper.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WMBF

Timmonsville Police moves forward with the full authority of the badge

Chief Palmer is single-handedly running the town's police department and trying to get it back up on its feet.

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Related Topix: Timmonsville, SC

Thu Jun 26, 2014

WMBF

FPD searches for credit card fraud suspect

A woman is wanted for credit card fraud in Florence. Police are seeking the public's help in identifying her.

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Related Topix: Florence, SC

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WMBF

Latta voters choose who has more power in the town

Mayor Earl Bullard made the decision to let her go after Moore reportedly refused to sign off on disciplinary action.

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Related Topix: Latta, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Horry County, SC, Longs, SC

Tyler Morning Telegraph

VIDEO: Fort Worth couple charged with capital murder in human remains case

A couple was arrested Monday in South Carolina on capital murder warrants in the robbery and slaying of a Fort Worth businessman last month, authorities reported.

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WMBF

VIDEO: Alligator photobombs man taking selfie on bicycle

It's not every day that an alligator photobombs a selfie, but that's exactly what happened to Steve Spell.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Turbeville, SC, Science / Technology, Robots, Florence, SC

Mon Jun 23, 2014

WMBF

Florence Co. Sheriff's Office deploying data-driven patrol model

The Florence County Sheriff's Office is implementing a crime suppression and criminal patrol model that locates crime and traffic data to establish effective and efficient methods for deploying law enforcement resources, known as "Data Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety."

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Related Topix: Lake City, SC

WPDE

Deputies to use data to crack down on high crime and traffic areas

The Florence County Sheriff's Office announced Monday that it is implementing an innovative crime suppression and criminal patrol model known as Data Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety .

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Related Topix: Camp Branch, State Prisons, Prison, Lake City, SC

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