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Mullins police release name of officer fired after ‘incident’ in Marion County
MULLINS, S.C. (WBTW) — A Mullins police officer who was fired after an “incident” Thursday evening in Marion County has been identified by the department. Mullins Police Capt. Phil Mostowski said Cpl. John Pettiford was fired Friday morning after the department got information from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division about his involvement in an […]
1 injured in Marion County shooting, SLED confirms
MARION COUNTY, S.C., (WPDE) — Deputies are on scene of an active investigation Thursday evening on Walker Court near the Latta community of Marion County, according to Marion County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Tammy Erwin. Community members said a person was badly hurt in the incident and had...
2 Marion County shootings, including double homicide, connected to each other, sheriff says
MARION COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Two shootings that happened last week near the Gresham community in Marion County, including one that left two men dead, are connected to each other, Sheriff Brian Wallace told News13 on Tuesday. The first shooting happened shortly after 7 p.m. on Sept. 19 at a home on Buck Trail Road […]
3 arrested in armed home invasion in Mullins, police say; 1 still wanted
MULLINS, S.C. (WBTW) — Three out of four suspects who were wanted in connection with an armed home invasion in Mullins have been arrested, according to Mullins police. Kyrei Platt, Ahmel Platt and Christopher Ford have been charged with first-degree burglary, conspiracy and possession of a firearm during a violent crime. The incident happened at […]
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Kittens Up for Adoption in mullins, SC
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around mullins..
Things to do for first fall weekend along Grand Strand
(WPDE) — The first weekend of fall is packed with events along the Grand Strand and Pee Dee!. Below is a list of different things you can do with your friends and family. The event which runs until Sunday, is being held at the Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place in Myrtle Beach starting at 11 a.m. each day and closing at 8 p.m.
Better weather ahead for the weekend
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Happy Friday everyone! We have made it to the weekend. We have also made it to the timeframe where we expect to see more sunshine. As we start Friday, we will see a cloudy start. As the morning into early afternoon goes on, the sun will become more and more prevalent. The breezy conditions will begin to back down as well. Highs today will be in the low 80s across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.
Biscuitville to Open Two More Locations in South Carolina on Oct. 10
Biscuitville, a North Carolina-based family business, is set to open two new branches in South Carolina on October 10. These new additions will be located at 1679 E. Main Street, Duncan and 940 W. Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greer. They will join the existing locations in Indian Land, Hartsville, and Florence.
Woman grazed by train in Dillon in serious condition, police say
DILLON, S.C. (WBTW) — A woman was grazed by a train in Dillon on Wednesday afternoon and is in serious condition, according to Dillon Police Chief David Lane. Lane said the incident happened on Howard Street and the woman was taken to the hospital. No additional details were released. Count on News13 for updates.
HUD finds no conflict of interest in Florence Housing Authority’s hiring of Al Bradley to lead agency
FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — The hiring of Florence Council Councilman Al Bradley to lead the Florence Housing Authority earlier this year does not present a conflict of interest, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. “We do not see a specific and identifiable interest that creates a conflict of interest requiring a […]
Florence girl becomes 2nd person in the world to undergo innovative tumor treatment
FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — Callie Weatherford is a 6-year-old girl from Florence. She was diagnosed in January 2023 with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) which is a tumor in her brain stem. She's the 2nd person in the world to receive a new innovative treatment for it. It started...
Harvest Hope Food Bank faces shortage crisis
FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — Harvest Hope Food Bank is in desperate need of the community's help for food and monetary donations to feed hungry families across the Pee Dee. The organization's Florence warehouse provides food for families in all five Pee Dee counties, along with four other counties. Harvest...
Blitz Pee Dee player of the week – Dillon RB Jamarion Fling
DILLON, S.C. (WBTW) — A congratulations goes out to Dillon running back Jamarion Fling for being crowned the Pee Dee Blitz player of the week. Fling totaled 156 yards, five touchdowns and an interception in the 44-0 win over Marlboro County. Dillon (4-1) will host Loris (3-1) Friday night...
‘Bullets don’t have names’: Mullins police chief, leaders work to stop ‘senseless violence’
MULLINS, S.C. (WMBF) - In the past few weeks, the Mullins Police Department has gotten at least two to three calls about ‘shots fired’ incidents each week. The department said this isn’t typical and is now urging community members to stay vigilant. “It has to stop, like,...
Parents worried about wrecks near Florence school after teen left with brain injury following crash
FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — Several parents said they're worried about wrecks near Virtus Academy on Pisgah Road in Florence after a student suffered a traumatic brain injury following a crash on the road. Cara Stepp said her 15-year-old son Dacoda Harmon remains in a hospital on a ventilator with...
Hartsville vs. South Florence | Friday Night Rivals high school football game of the week 2023
FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Hartsville and South Florence High Schools will play each other for the Friday Night Rivals football game of the week. The game will kick off at 7 p.m. The game can be streamed on the WPDE website, ABC15 Facebook page and YouTube. For a...
Words defacing downtown Mullins street concerns some community members
MARION COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Some people are wanting to know more behind three words spray-painted or written, using white chalk, on South Main Street at Front Street in downtown Mullins. A viewer shared a picture of the words defacing the street. The words read “no excuses” and an...
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Must-Try Pizza Stores in Florence
This article presents a tour of three remarkable pizza stores in Florence. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If so, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
South Carolina health system gets CON for $56M hospital
Florence, S.C.-based McLeod Health received a certificate of need to break ground on a new $56 million hospital at its McLeod Health Carolina Forest Campus. The McLeod Health Carolina Forest Campus will have 48 beds and four operating suites. Construction is expected to begin this fall and last 24 months, according to a Sept. 26 McLeod news release.
SC family sues OnStar in connection to mother’s death
MARION COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - A Marion County family has filed a lawsuit against OnStar, claiming the company refused to provide critical information that could have helped save the life of their mother. “I didn’t get the chance to tell her I love her. That got taken away from me,”...