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Man charged with attempted murder in 2020 Hartsville shooting

HARTSVILLE, S.C. (WBTW) — A man was booked into jail Friday on an attempted murder charge in connection with a shooting in Hartsville in October 2020. Clarence Brunson was found in Pennsylvania and brought back to South Carolina by the U.S. Marshals Service, according to Lt. Mark Blair with the Hartsville Police Department. The charge […]
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Celebration of life for former Florence County captain planned

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A celebration of life ceremony will take place Sunday for a former Florence County captain. Former Captain Wayne Howard died earlier this month. He was employed at the Florence County Sheriff’s Office for four decades and was involved with Camp Pee Dee Pride. The celebration of life will take place […]
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Neptune Island opens for 2022 season

Hartsville —Neptune Island Waterpark is counting down the days until summer returns and its gates open for the season. The region’s destination for summer fun opened to the public for the 2022 season on May 14. Neptune Island has brought back many exciting events for its upcoming season,...
HARTSVILLE, SC

2 arrested in connection with ‘after prom party’ double shooting in Bennettsville

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (WBTW) — Two people were arrested in connection with an “after prom party” double shooting in Bennettsville, according to Chief Kevin Miller with the Bennettsville Police Department. Miller said a 17-year-old and a 22-year-old, both from Dillon, were the two arrested, but no names were immediately available. The arrests are in connection with […]
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Food Truck Friday returns to downtown Bennettsville

Food Truck Friday returns this afternoon (May 20) with tasty dinner options from five food trucks. Unity BBQ, Just Like Momma, Libby’s Italian Ice, Vybiz (Jamaican), and Cathy’s Too will be in the City parking lot between Main and Clyde Streets from 4-8 p.m. The DJ will be...
BENNETTSVILLE, SC

Missing Florence woman last seen in April found safe

FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — A missing Florence woman who was last seen in April has been found safe, according to police. The woman was last seen in the 400 block of South Irby Street. Editor’s note: Because the person has been found, identifying information has been removed from the story.
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McLeod Regional Medical Center Announces 2022 Nurses Of The Year

McLeod Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the 2022 Nurse of the Year Award recipients: Mary Amanda Shumpert, NP; Meredith Grier, RN; and Chaquita Pittman, MST. The winners were recognized during a special ceremony and McLeod celebration in conjunction with National Nurses Week. "Being selected as a Nurse of...
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2 arrested in connection to downtown Bennettsville shooting

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (WMBF) - Two people, including a teenager, have been arrested in connection to a shooting that happened earlier this month in the Pee Dee. Bennettsville Police Chief Kevin Miller told WMBF News that both suspects, a 17-year-old and a 22-year-old, are from Dillon County. Neither has been identified as of Friday evening.
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Marlboro Academy has athletic banquet

Marlboro Academy held its 2022 Athletic Banquet on May 5. Many students, across both fall and spring sports, were recognized at the event. The Most Spirited Award was dedicated to the team by the coach. Cross-Country:. Colt Stillwell – Coach’s Award. Taylor Carmichael – Most Improved. Donnie...
MARLBORO COUNTY, SC
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Crews respond to minor fire outside Florence restaurant

FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — An exterior lighting issue caused a small fire Thursday morning outside the Ruby Tuesday on Pamplico Highway in Florence, according to Florence Fire Marshal Captain Chris Johnson. Johnson said the situation Is “nothing major.”. Several people traveling along Pamplico Highway reached out to ABC15...
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FIRST ALERT: Less heat, more humidity and a few storms this weekend

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - High heat will give way to high humidity this weekend along with increasing chances of a pop up storm or two in some areas. The worst of the heat is behind us for now. While the temperatures will start to drop, humidity will increase through the weekend and stay high into next week gicing a daily risk of showers and storms.
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