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  1. Atlantic Beach Bikefest committee discusses different hours, police presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WMBF

    While most people were at home or still in bed, the Bikefest Committee in Atlantic Beach was up, and trying to get a head start on this year's events. This is the first year the committee has actually met like this, and one thing it stressed was getting started early.

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  2. Meth lab bust in Myrtle Beach Sunday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WMBF

    Evans gave Brown money, but refused to give back the tools. At this point, Evans chased Brown out of the room with a hammer, as stated in the police report.

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  3. North Myrtle Beach man killed in Kabul terrorist attackRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WMBF

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC A North Myrtle Beach man is among those killed in a terrorist attack in Afghanistan on Thursday. Friends who knew him say he was working as a contractor.

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  4. Annual Chocolate Walk being held in ConwayRead the original story

    Saturday | WMBF

    The annual Chocolate Walk is being held in the river town about a dozen miles from Myrtle Beach on Saturday. More than 35 businesses are participating in the Chocolate Walk in which those attending can sample chocolates made by amateur cooks.

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  5. Restaurant Scorecard: A's across the board this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | WMBF

    It's finally the weekend, which means it's time to see how local some eateries did when they were visited by the Department of Health. It's all A's across the board, on this week's Restaurant Scorecard, but there were some minor infractions that took just a few points off some of the scores.

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  6. Preparing for a storm, before it hitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | WMBF

    When disaster hits, like a hurricane or an ice storm, we need to be prepared. For the second year, the City of Myrtle Beach and Chamber of Commerce held a Disaster Recovery Symposium, to make sure, you are ready for it all.

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  7. Police capture North Myrtle Beach bank robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | WMBF

    Horry County State Bank in North Myrtle Beach was robbed around 4 p.m. Friday. The suspect has since been arrested, according to Spokesman Pat Dowling.

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  8. Woman works to raise autism awareness in Myrtle BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | WMBF

    Becky Large with the Champion of Autism Network has been organizing "sensory friendly" movie showings at the Grand 14 theatre since May 2014. Large explains going to the movies is usually something that doesn't happen for families with children that have autism because the movies are oftentimes too loud, too dark, and the children have a tough time sitting still.

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  9. Man arrested after shooting incident in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | WMBF

    A man was arrested Thursday in connection to a shooting incident that took place in December on Alder Street in Myrtle Beach. 18-year-old Amontre Hakeem Ellerbe has been arrested for attempted murder after firing shots at a man leaving a party on December 27, 2014, according to the police report.

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  10. SC allows Uber ride-sharing service to continue through JuneRead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | WMBF

    The Public Service Commission earlier this month issued a cease-and-desist order stopping the app-based service now offered in Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Columbia and Greenville. The California company can now offer the service through June 30. By then it's expected state lawmakers will have considered legislation on how the service should be regulated.

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  11. Sports tourism brought in $156 million in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | WMBF

    The City of Myrtle Beach has put a focus on building up sports tourism. The numbers from 2014 are in: sports tourism brought in big bucks last year- almost $156 million in direct economic spending.

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  12. Leaders promote, foster preparedness for Myrtle Beach communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | WMBF

    The second annual forum held by the city of Myrtle Beach will help educate the community about long-term disaster recovery.

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  13. Sunbeam recalls Holmes oil-filled heaters due to scald hazardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | WMBF

    Sunbeam recalled the product Thursday, January 29. An estimated 34,000 of this type have been sold in the United States. The heaters were sold at Target and small department stores nationwide from August 2014 through November 2014 for about $50.

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  14. Myrtle Beach High celebrates 50 years since desegregationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | WMBF

    When the first four African American students walked through the doors at Myrtle Beach high school exactly 50 years and one week ago, i t opened the door for thousands of students who followed in their footsteps. It took courage, change and progress for that to happen and today those four students and their efforts were honored by many of whom are still receiving the benefits of the four hawks that flew.

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  15. Horry County deputies search for three men on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | WMBF

    The first suspect wanted by the Horry County Sheriff's Office on this week's "Horry County Suspect Search" is wanted for failure to appear in court for common law robbery. According to the Myrtle Beach Police report, 25-year-old Jamal Blake jumped out of the woods along Mr. Joe White Avenue back in June of 2014 and ripped a bag off of the victim's shoulders, getting away with a tablet, the bag, keys and two bank cards.

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  16. New 911 system geared to improve reaction, responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | WMBF

    "There is a lot more functionality, more features, more information that can be gathered and placed in there and searched in a better manner so that we can assist our responders in being safer when they arrive on scene," said Toni Bessent, 911 Director for Horry County. "Opportunity to enter more data, to get more data out," she added.

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  17. O'Malley to speak in New Hampshire, South CarolinaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | WMBF

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will be making trips to New Hampshire and South Carolina in coming months as he continues to weigh a potential presidential run. The South Carolina Democratic Party said Thursday that O'Malley will be speaking at the 2015 John Spratt Issues Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on Feb. 27 and 28. O'Malley, a Democrat, is scheduled to visit Concord and Nashua in New Hampshire for two days in mid-March.

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  18. City of Hartsville launches multiple street improvement initiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | WMBF

    Beginning in February, the City of Hartsville will initiate three major road upgrade projects, made possible with funds from its Multi-County Business Park and aimed at addressing some of the City's traffic concerns as well as development goals in the growing downtown district. The projects include a new traffic signal for the intersection of South Fifth Street and Hartsville Crossing, another traffic signal at the intersection of East Carolina Avenue and Second Street as well as new parking, sidewalk improvements and trees along South Fourth Street between East Carolina Avenue and Cargill Way.

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  19. St. Patrick's Day events to kick off in North Myrtle BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | WMBF

    Contestants have one day left to submit designs for the 27th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival T-shirt Design contest. The 27th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival will be held Saturday, March 14 on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.

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  20. Horry County officer charged with eluding Highway PatrolRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | WMBF

    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it has charged an Horry County police officer with reckless driving and failing to stop for police during a chase earlier this week. Collins said a trooper tried to stop a car in a subdivision in Myrtle Beach on a traffic violation Monday but the driver sped away.

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