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Aynor man charged in Galivants Ferry double homicide arrested on drug charges

GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. (WBTW) — A man charged in a 2017 double homicide in Galivants Ferry has been arrested for drug charges, according to jail records. Brandon Craig Gore, 35, was booked into jail on Tuesday. He remained incarcerated, as of Wednesday afternoon. Bail has not been set. He has been charged with possessing less […]
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Latta man charged in connection to 3 shootings in Marion

MARION, S.C. (WBTW) — A Latta man is in custody after he was allegedly involved in three different shootings in Marion in the last year and a half. Javon Rhieen Brunson, 28, has been charged with three counts of attempted murder, three counts of possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, […]

Chadbourn Police Approved for Flock System

Chadbourn Police have a new tool for finding stolen cars and suspect vehicles. Council approved an $85,600 contract with Flock Safety to install and maintain 12 license plate reader (LPR) cameras in the town. The cameras cost $40,000 per year, plus a $5,600 installation fee. Interim Chief Ken Elliot explained...

Kind Keeper Animal Rescue Offering Half-Price Adoption Fees on Some Adult Animals and Looking for Fall Festival Vendors

For the entire month of August, Kind Keeper Animal Rescue is offering 1/2 off adoption fees for some animals! Most of them have been with Kind Keeper for an extended period of time and desperately need homes. Each one of them is truly special and deserving of a forever home! To view the animals that fall under the 1/2 price offer visit Kind Keeper’s Facebook page.

North Carolina man wins lottery while celebrating wedding anniversary

A man in North Carolina won $100,000 in the lottery while he and his wife were celebrating their anniversary at the beach. Kenneth Smith, 33, of Greensboro, North Carolina, bought a $100 Million Mega Cash scratch-off lottery ticket at a gas station in Calabash, according to the NC Education Lottery.

Sunday Wreck Injures Local Singers

Two well-known local musicians were injured in a collision Sunday at Midway and Union Valley Roads. Ryleigh Madison Bunch and Dustin Chapman were on their way to band rehearsal when the wreck occurred, according Ryleigh’s mother Kayla Bunch. “Thankfully everyone involved is okay but they’re banged up and Ryleigh...

Latta man charged in 3 Marion shootings, police say

MARION, S.C. (WMBF) - A Dillon County man is facing charges in three separate shootings dating back over a year. The Marion Police Department said 28-year-old Javon Rhieen Brunson was arrested Monday in connection to the separate incidents in the city that happened on Feb. 25, 2021, June 10, 2021 and Jan. 25, 2022.

Former CCU guard, current Gamecock Ebrima Dibba to miss 2022-2023 season

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Former Coastal Carolina guard Ebrima Dibba will miss the 2022-23 season due to an Achilles injury suffered in on-court summer workouts. Dibba did have successful surgery and has already begun the rehab process. “What an unfortunate set of circumstances for Ebo,” said head coach Lamont Paris. “He is an extraordinary young man […]

Two Charged in Connection to July Robbery in Horry County

Two people from Horry County are facing charges in connection to a robbery that happened in July. 29 year old Demetrius Bellamy and 24 year old Henry Taylor are both behind bars on a $100,000 bond. Taylor is accused of stealing a purse and cell phone from a woman on December 6th at a Dollar General, he then turned in the phone at a Walmart on January 8th. On July 19th Bellamy and Taylor robbed two people at gunpoint in Conway taking an undisclosed amount of jewelry and money along with more than $2,000 worth of cell phones. The victims reported they did not know Bellamy or Taylor. Bellamy is also facing additional charges of failure to appear.

BEACH BITES: Hamburger Joe’s

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — At Hamburger Joe’s in North Myrtle Beach, doing it right means doing it with family and just a few ingredients. For more than 30 years, this Grand Strand staple keeps it simple — and it works. “We’ve just become, maybe not a household name but a family tradition when […]

With playoffs in mind, Aynor tweaking its Hammer offense

Check this week for previews of each Horry County high school football team and profiles of key players. A 96-page special edition will be inside this week's newspapers. For even more coverage, scan the QR codes on the cover of the special edition for digital features about select players.

Galivants Ferry double homicide suspect out on bond arrested for drug charges: Records

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — A double murder suspect who was out on bond has been arrested on drug charges. Brandon Gore, of Galivants Ferry, was taken into custody Tuesday. He's facing charges for possession of less than one gram of methamphetamine or cocaine base, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, possession of other controlled substance, trafficking in illegal drugs (14 grams or more but less than 28 grams) and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, according to online records. No bond has been set.