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2 min ago | WMBF

Retired Army sergeant to present plan for Horry County shooting range

Ever since Horry County announced earlier this year it was considering a gun range off International Drive, the gears in a former soldier's head have been turning. "With the magnitude of information I've known from my years through service, and I've applied it here from a training complex, ultimately that does serve as a shooting complex as well," Davis said.

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2 min ago | WMBF

Fatal accident reported on Highway 90 near Little River

HORRY COUNTY, SC A fatal accident occurred on Highway 90 near the North Myrtle Beach Middle School late Sunday night, according to reports from the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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

2 min ago | WPDE

Death of man in Florence pond ruled an accident

The death of Eugene Ludington Epting, lll, 61, after he drove his car in to a lake in Florence has been ruled an accident, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken. Epting's body was recovered from Lake Oakdale off Troon Drive late Sunday morning, according to officials with the West Florence Fire Department.

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Related Topix: Florence, SC, Florence County, SC

1 hr ago | WMBF

Retired Army sergeant to present plan for Horry County shooting range

Ever since Horry County announced earlier this year it was considering a gun range off International Drive, the gears in a former soldier's head have been turning. "With the magnitude of information I've known from my years through service, and I've applied it here from a training complex, ultimately that does serve as a shooting complex as well," Davis said.

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5 hrs ago | WPDE

Death of man in Florence pond ruled an accident

The death of Eugene Ludington Epting, lll, 61, after he drove his car in to a lake in Florence has been ruled an accident, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken. Epting's body was recovered from Lake Oakdale off Troon Drive late Sunday morning, according to officials with the West Florence Fire Department.

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Related Topix: Florence, SC, Florence County, SC

5 hrs ago | WPDE

Former solicitors: Retrial of accused cop killer will be costly, but worth it

Authorities say McGarry confronted Cottrell outside a Dunkin' Donuts and the officer pinned Cottrell against a car as he questioned him. In 2008, the South Carolina Supreme Court overturned the conviction because the jury was not allowed to consider a lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Criminal Defense Law, Law

8 hrs ago | WMBF

DHEC provides funding to improve Horry County cities

The cities of North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach are among three cities that will receive funding from The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. S.C. DHEC is providing grants that will help improve public access to coastal areas.

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

14 hrs ago | WMBF

Deputies investigate remains recovered in Richland County

Human remains have been recovered by Richland County deputies on the 7500 block of Sunview Circle in Columbia on Sunday. HORRY COUNTY, SC A fatal accident occurred on Highway 90 near the North Myrtle Beach Middle School Monday morning, according to reports from the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: Richland County, SC, Columbia, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC

Sat Sep 13, 2014

WMBF

Aynor Hoe Down 5K to be held Saturday

The Aynor Hoe Down 5K Race will be held this year to benefit the Aynor High School Cross Country team and Horry County Firefighter Relief fund. The race will be held before the festival Saturday, September 21 at 7:30 a.m. Registration begins at 6:15 a.m. To compete, register online here .

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Related Topix: Aynor, SC

WMBF

Horry County follows suit to national 'No smoking' trends

No smoking signs are posted on more and more facilities nationwide, and it's a trend happening right here in our area as well. To help wind down the number of students who smoke, CCU will launch their first student smoke-free clinic this Tuesday September 16. "The clinic is an 8 week program, whenever we first meet in the first session we're just going to do welcome introductions and talk about the free from smoking program.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Myrtle Beach, SC

WMBF

Wreck on 17 Business results in one death

A wreck that took place this morning near the Garden City Connector on 17 Business by Cyprus Avenue resulted in one fatality. Horry County Coroner's Office has confirmed that Nancy Rawls, 87, of Myrtle Beach died in the car accident that took place this morning at 6:35.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Murrells Inlet, SC

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WMBF

2 car crash blocks northbound lane of Highway 501

Pawleys Island, SC - The Lakes at Litchfield will host the 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament.The tournament will be held on Sunday, September 14, at 2 p.m. at the Indigo Creek Golf Course. There will be a 19th Hole Party, immediately after the tournament at the Hot Fish Club in Murrells Inlet.This event will benefit the Grand Strand Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

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Related Topix: Pawleys Island, SC, Conway, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC

WMBF

Horry County honors Civil War soldiers with 'Patriot Tree'

Live oaks were dedicated to the fallen soldiers at a ceremony at the Old Horry County Courthouse at 11 a.m. Friday. The dedication is part of the Patriot Tree Project, which is made possible with the help of two Horry County boards and the Conway Garden club.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Conway, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

The Aiken Standard

Morning roundup: News from around the state on Sept. 12

Authorities say drug incidents at Hilton Head Island Middle School resulted in four female students being hospitalized and five being suspended. The Island Packet of Hilton Head reported both incidents happened late last week.

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Related Topix: Hilton Head Island, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Port Royal, SC

WMBF

Horry County seeking applicants for several board, commission vacancies

HORRY COUNTY, SC If you are interested in serving your community, the Horry County Legislative Delegation is seeking applicants for a number of boards and commissions that have vacancies, or terms that have expired or are expiring in the near future.

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WMBF

A long road for Red Bluff Road bridge construction

When it comes to traffic, construction is an extra headache, and one area in Horry County is not going to get relief any time soon. It's been about seven months since you've been able to drive across Red Bluff Road, and you can expect the roadwork to continue a little longer than planned.

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Related Topix: Loris, SC, Longs, SC

WMBF

SLED investigates money fraud of Conway man

ATLANTIC BEACH, SC - The 2014 Bike Fest brought in more than $50,000 for the town of Atlantic Beach. The total income generated by the event equaled nearly $100,000, according to an official report.

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Related Topix: Conway, SC, Surfside Beach, SC, Columbia, SC, Darlington County, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

Thu Sep 11, 2014

WMBF

Remembering 9/11: NMB Beach Walk

Firefighters, police, EMT and members of the military gathered in North Myrtle Beach Thursday morning to pay tribute to the victims of the September 11 attack on the United States. Dressed in full uniform they walked about 10 miles along the sand as a way to commemorate their brothers and sisters who lost their lives saving others 13 years ago.

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

WMBF

3 suspects added to Horry County's Most Wanted list

In The Horry County police report, the victim says Bacchus forged checks from her Carolina Trust Bank account and managed to steal $1700. In May, Driggers came home in a drunken rage and kicked the victim out of the bed and threw a lamp and tequila bottle at her, according to a police report.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Woman Drowns in Pool Near Myrtle Beach

Woman Drowns in Pool Near Myrtle Beach A woman has drowned in a swimming pool near Myrtle Beach.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

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