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  1. Myrtle Beach Police Department creates new division for special events, Memorial Day 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WMBF

    The newly created Strategic Planning Division will be responsible for plans leading up to and including Memorial Day 2015, according to Captain David Knipes. The division will also be responsible for all special events that occur in the city as well as public information requests.

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  2. MBFD to get new ladder truck in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WMBF

    Construction on the new 107 foot truck started last week in Holden, LA at the Ferrara Fire Apparatus and is expected to arrive sometime in June 2015. Assistant Chief Mike Norket with the Myrtle Beach Fire Department said that the truck will take up to six months to build and cost about $920,000.

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  3. Non-profits look to community to help less-fortunate this holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WMBF

    As you're making Thanksgiving preparations and thinking about the time you'll spend with family, local organizations ask you to think about people in the community who aren't as fortunate. The shelves at Helping Hand in Myrtle Beach were nearly empty two weeks ago.

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  4. Holiday 2014 EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WMBF

    Several gatherings, festivals and holidays are taking place along the Grand Strand and in the Pee Dee to get you and your family in the holiday spirit. DARLINGTON Christmas Bingo When: Monday, December 8 at 9 a.m. Where: Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders Street Info: 398-4030 MYRTLE BEACH Myrtle Beach Fire Department Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser When: Sunday, December 14, 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: Base Recreation Center The Myrtle Beach Fire Department will host the annual pancake breakfast fundraiser to provide Christmas gifts to local children in need.

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  5. First Alert Forecast: More RainRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WMBF

    This morning is starting out soggy for a lot of folks with off and on showers. Rain lingers off and on all day long.

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  6. One person removed from an upside down car early Monday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WMBF

    Fire crews and rescue personnel responded to an entrapment in Myrtle Beach early Monday morning, just before 3:30 a.m., according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol website.

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  7. Car lands on top of another car in a North Myrtle Beach parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WMBF

    One car was somehow wedged on top of two others in the Longhorn's Steakhouse parking lot off 48th Avenue South, according to NMBFR's Facebook page. Pictures from Facebook page show a white car on top of two other cars, both parked in the parking lot.

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  8. Myrtle Beach shops stay open longer despite increase in jobless rateRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WMBF

    Employers along the beach said despite the increase in the jobless claims, they've been able to employ people longer than anticipated because of strong tourism numbers. Horry County's unemployment rate in October was 6.8 percent, up slightly from September.

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  9. Crews scheduled to start backgate finishing touches into next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WMBF

    Crews are scheduled to work on the backgate finishing touches throughout the weekend. They will start paving all four ramps, pouring curbs around the islands, and placing asphalt underneath the bridge.

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  10. Massive tree being lit at Broadway at the BeachRead the original story

    Saturday | WMBF

    The holiday season and the trappings that go with it are going on display at one of South Carolina's most popular tourist destinations. The Broadway at the Beach complex in Myrtle Beach is lighting its massive Christmas tree on Saturday.

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  11. Extra Point Postseason ScoreboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WMBF

    Marlboro County - 42 Myrtle Beach - 17 Bulldogs: seven game win streak; first win over Myrtle Beach Seahawks season ends at 11-2 Loris - 20 Dillon - 37 Wildcats advance to state championship; Newberry on Friday at River Bluff HS Dillon: searching for third straight title &5th in 6 years Lions finish season 11-2 Only Pee Dee teams remain as the third week of high school playoffs knocks out even more area contenders on Friday night. Only Pee Dee teams remain as the third week of high school playoffs knocks out even more area contenders on Friday night.

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  12. South strand fish market, Sheraton restaurants earn Grade AsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WMBF

    DHEC inspected a south strand fish market and a couple Myrtle Beach Sheraton restaurants. All As were handed out this week.

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  13. Group campaigns against proposed Myrtle Beach skywalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WMBF

    No matter how it looks or how useful it could be, you won't find many locals in support of a new skywalk on Ocean Boulevard. "I don't like the size of it, the color of it, and the location of it.

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  14. Man sentenced to prison for Myrtle Beach firesRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | WMBF

    A Myrtle Beach man is facing 10 years in prison for his role in three fires at several local motels and at City Hall. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports 23-year-old Phillip Michael Thomas Homan has pleaded guilty to three counts of third-degree arson.

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  15. Conway Police to host 'active shooter' training eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WMBF

    Training will take place at the Horry County Transportation Office, located at 1655 Horry Street in Conway, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. We would like to remind the public, particularly those in the immediate vicinity to the training, not to be unduly alarmed by the presence of a number of police vehicles and officers during the training exercise. According to a survey by Harris Poll, nearly 40% of shoppers feel pressured to spend more than they can afford, especially parents.

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  16. Spotted Eagle Ray pup born at Ripley's AquariumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WMBF

    According to Ripley's, Spotted Eagle Rays are cartilaginous fishes, which means their skeletons are made of cartilage instead of bone. Spotted Eagle Rays are closely related to sharks, sawfish and guitarfish.

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  17. Myrtle Beach Fire demonstrates dangers of turkey fryingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WMBF

    The bird was the word for the Myrtle Beach Fire Department Friday, as they demonstrated how to properly fry a Thanksgiving turkey, which can be potentially dangerous. A Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue crew was in the Costco parking lot Friday afternoon, demonstrating how to fry and turkey, and how to avoid a dangerous oil fire.

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  18. Gas prices drop ahead of Thanksgiving travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WMBF

    Almost 90 percent of South Carolinians traveling this Thanksgiving will on the roads, and will be enjoying the lowest gas prices in five years, according to AAA Carolinas. Of the estimated 656,000 South Carolina residents expected to travel more than 50 miles from home this Thanksgiving holiday, about 591,000 will be driving.

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  19. MB Sports Center wants to help local businesses cash in on sports tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WMBF

    Momentum is building for new business: the new Myrtle Beach Sports Center is scheduled to open in four months. If you take a look at the sign on the fence in front of the construction site for the sports center it says "We're upping our game, so bring yours."

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  20. New director plans to spark interest in downtown Myrtle BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WMBF

    Oktoberfest, Hot Summer Nights, St Patrick's Day at the Boardwalk, these are all events that wouldn't be possible without the Oceanfront Merchants Association and now the group has a new executive director who says, seeing more of these events, is one of her many goals. Peggy Iverson is the brand new executive director of the Oceanfront Merchants' Association, also known as OMA.

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