Local News in Horry County, South Carolina


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Easter weekend meets Spring Break safety
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:01:06 -0700

Horry County (WMBF)-Easter weekend and both Horry and Georgetown County Schools Spring Break came at the same time. South Carolina Highway Patrol says this is a high traffic weekend. They say they will

Horry County passes first reading of fiscal year 2015 budget
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:45:34 -0700

The Horry County Council passed the first reading of the Fiscal Year 2015 budget last week at its annual Budget Retreat. Below is a news release detailing the items on next year's proposed $373 million budget for the 2015 Fiscal Year, which runs from July 1 to June 30:

1 dead, others hurt in SC beach home blaze
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:53:16 -0700

One person is dead and several others needed hospital treatment after a blaze at a three-story house in a South Carolina beach town.

Georgetown County police seek information on house fire that killed one man
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:01:10 -0700

Law enforcement officials are seeking information on a fire that occurred at 9 a.m. Saturday that killed one man.

Horry County shred event to prevent identity theft
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:45:42 -0700

The Horry County Sheriff's Office, along with AARP South Carolina and Shred Alert, is hosting a shred event on Friday, May 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public.

1 killed, several injured in beach house fire
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:40:32 -0700

One person is dead and several others needed hospital treatment after a blaze at a three-story house in a South Carolina beach town.

HCFR: 6 people taken to hospital after head-on collision on Hwy 701
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:15:34 -0700

Six people were transported to a hospital and Highway 701 was shut down south of Conway Sunday afternoon after a head-on collision, officials confirmed.

Group leveraging social media to get South Carolina roads fixed
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:30:37 -0700

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) -  One group is working to fix problems they say are plaguing roads and bridges in South Carolina - armed with a purpose and the limitless knowledge of social media. The South

Grand Jury formally indicts Moorers in Heather Elvis case
Sun, 23 Mar 2014 02:13:21 -0700

A Grand Jury in Horry County has formally indicted Tammy and Sidney Moorer on murder, kidnapping, and other charges in the case of missing 20-year-old Heather Elvis.

SC unemployment rate drops again
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:33:09 -0700

The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce reports March's unemployment rate decreased to 5.5% from February's rate of 5.7%.