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Yesterday | WMBF

Man arrested for underage sex solicitation

Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff's Office said a sting put a man who thought he was meeting for sex, in jail.

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Related Topix: Florence, SC

Tuesday | The Kingstree News

Jeremy Grant, Andrews

Funeral services for Jeremy Jamal 'Bud' Grant, conducted by Bishop Keith D. Nesmith, Elder James Rush, and Elder I. Daryl Pressley, were held Thursday, July 31, 2014, at St. Peter Way of The Cross Church of Andrews.

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Related Topix: Andrews, SC, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, Hemingway, SC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Post and Courier

Charleston man charged with soliciting minor in Florence County

Ian James Willis, 19, of Halstead Street was arrested by the Florence County Sheriff's Office, a member of the attorney general's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, on Aug. 14. Willis traveled to Florence County, where he had arranged to meet the minor, according to the Attorney General's Office.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WMBF

Florence man accused of showing private parts at local mall

Mark Andrews Manning, 54, has been charged with indecent exposure, according to the sheriff's office.

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Related Topix: Florence, SC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WMBF

Law enforcement cracks down on texting while driving

A texting while driving ban here in South Carolina is geared toward eliminating distracted driving to prevent the accidents they cause.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WMBF

Lamar man arrested for assault at Florence night club

FLORENCE, SC A 21-year-old Lamar man was arrested in connection with an assault at a Florence nightclub last weekend that left the victim severely injured, officials stated.

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Related Topix: Florence, SC, Lamar, SC

WMBF

Viral video leads to child cruelty arrest

Video of a staged fight that shows a man dressed as a woman shoving a 17 month old to the ground with his foot.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Horry County, SC, Santee, SC

WPDE

'Sober or Slammer' drunk driving campaign kicks off Friday

Law enforcement officers kicked off their annual 'Sober or Slammer' crackdown on drunk drivers Thursday at Howe Springs Fire Department in Florence.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WPDE

'Sober or Slammer' drunk driving campaign kicks off Friday

Law enforcement officers kicked off their annual 'Sober or Slammer' crackdown on drunk drivers Thursday at Howe Springs Fire Department in Florence.

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WMBF

Lamar man arrested for assault at Florence night club

FLORENCE, SC A 21-year-old Lamar man was arrested in connection with an assault at a Florence nightclub last weekend that left the victim severely injured, officials stated.

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Related Topix: Florence, SC, Lamar, SC

WMBF

Viral video leads to child cruelty arrest

Video of a staged fight that shows a man dressed as a woman shoving a 17 month old to the ground with his foot.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Horry County, SC, Santee, SC

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WMBF

Florence County works to get more firefighters in the saddle

Each year there are fewer and fewer volunteer fire fighters to help, both here at home and nationally, but Florence County is pushing to get more people interested in the fire service.

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Related Topix: Fire, Education Etc.

WMBF

Dillon Wildcats Pigskin Preview

Horry County police officers responded to a shooting in Atlantic Beach on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Horry County, SC, Florence, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WMBF

SC Troopers respond to crash in Florence County

MYRTLE BEACH, SC - The Myrtle Beach Fire Department has a ladder truck for sale.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Timmonsville, SC

WMBF

SC Supreme Court denies petition for special purpose district

The South Carolina Supreme Court has decided it will not hear Florence County's argument against the creation of the West Florence Fire District.

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Related Topix: Florence, SC

Wed Aug 06, 2014

WMBF

Police chase ends in head-on crash in Florence County

North Myrtle Beach, SC - Two months into the statewide texting and driving ban and Local police say they know what to look for despite the difficulty that comes along with proving a driver is indeed Two months into the statewide texting and driving ban and local police say they know what to look for, despite the difficulty that comes along with ... (more)

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Related Topix: North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Florence celebrating National Night Out

Sheriff Kenney Boone and his deputies are inviting people to attend their 31st Annual National Night Out Celebration at the Leatherman Senior Center on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Florence, SC, Paine College, Fort Mill, SC

Mon Aug 04, 2014

WMBF

Former 'Voice' finalist turns himself in for failing to pay child support

FLORENCE, SC A Florence County firefighter and finalist on NBC's The Voice in 2013 turned himself in to the Florence County Family Court Monday, after allegedly failing to pay child support.

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Related Topix: Florence, SC, Murrells Inlet, SC

WMBF

Traffic checkpoints planned in Florence and Marion counties through August

The Twelfth Circuit Law Enforcement Network will conduct Traffic Safety Checkpoints at various locations in Florence and Marion Counties during the month of August, according to a release from the Florence County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Marion County, SC

Sun Aug 03, 2014

WMBF

Multiple road closures due to flooding in Horry and Florence

Duford Road in Nichols off of Highway 9, Bay View Road in Green Sea in Horry County, SC Highway 319, Old River Road in Florence County, Little Drive off of Old Stage Road in Horry County, and Spring Branch Road in Horry County are closed according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: Florence, SC, Nichols, SC, Horry County, SC, Green Sea, SC

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