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Polar Plunge SC takes a dip, raises over $100k for Special Olympics

WATCH: RCSD deputy, former Gamecocks basketball player creates ‘RCSD Proud rap song

Earnhardt Jr. will compete in August race at Darlington Raceway

You can send birthday cards to make WWII vet’s birthday special

‘She was on point:’ Mother thanks 911 operator for helping deliver baby

This is Carolina: Locals celebrate Carolina tradition with sixth annual Taste of the Marshwalk

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NC 911 operator recognized for helping mom deliver baby after call comes in

Multi-million dollar senior facility coming soon to Carolina Forest

Grand Strand shelter dog ‘Harold’ praised for saving litter of misplaced puppies

Socastee billboard honors native, champion Clemson WR

Coastal Baseball ranked #22 in USA Today preseason poll

This is Carolina: Man finds GoPro on the beach, reunites it with New York family

For the first time in 35 years, no children were murdered in Sacramento, CA, last year

Officials have been working to curb juvenile crime by reaching out to those at risk, and police say no child homicides shows that outreach is having an impact.

This is Carolina: 89-year-old veteran is Chick-Fil-A celebrity

A video taken of a Surfside Beach Chick-Fil-A employee has now been seen over 22,000 times.

A simple gesture: ‘I love you Dad. Be safe.’

A sweet note was left on the car door of a deputy in Brunswick County Tuesday morning.

USC Athletics to give federal employees free basketball tickets during government shutdown

Tickets will be provided through the Colonial Life Arena Box Office on game day and will be based on availability.

Myrtle Beach mosque donates food, water to furloughed TSA agents

New Nike golf shoe has a surprising look

Buyer beware: Myrtle Beach woman gets creative to promote sidewalk sales

Navy mom surprises 7-year-old son at his NC elementary school

Canadian pickleballer visits Myrtle Beach to promote wheelchair competitions

Congressman upgrades soldier to first class on his way from MYR to serve in Honor Guard

Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue announces inaugural Citizens Fire Academy

Dreaming of an heroic career change? Now’s your shot!Applications are now available for the Myrtle Beach Fire Department’s inaugural Citizens Fire Academy, a program that allows participants an in-depth, behind the scenes look at the City of Myrtle Beach’s fire and rescue team. The 10-week program

Efforts continue to save and preserve Ingram Dunes

The Ingram Dunes is one of the largest undeveloped areas in North Myrtle Beach and like much of Horry County it is at risk of being developed.However, some still believe there’s hope to save the iconic dunes from becoming another developed plot of land.

Coca-Cola unveils commemorative Clemson championship cans

Coca-Cola is raising a toast to Clemson University as fans celebrate the third Tigers’ college football national championship win in 35 years.

SCDOT’s new year’s resolution: fixing potholes

SCDOT says heavy rainfall over the course of 2018 took it’s toll on South Carolina’s roadways. Starting in January, road repair crews will be out on the roads all across the state working to repair potholes. And officials are asking for your help to report some of the worst potholes in your neck-of

South Carolina trooper helps deliver baby outside fast food restaurant

A trooper with South Carolina Highway Patrol helped make a special delivery while on patrol Friday morning.

‘I pray every day for the Lord to use me:’ SC FedEx delivery driver recounts chance meeting with stranger on a delivery route

A South Carolina woman’s passionate and heartfelt video after an encounter with a woman on her delivery route and her message to help others in need has gone viral, with the video amassing more than 14 million views.

Boy, 9, saves grandfather’s life during diabetic episode

The 9-year-old was in the backseat of the car, waiting for his grandfather to start it up and head out for some pizza, when something went wrong.

This is Carolina: Chanticleer spirit is found in its shuttles with every ‘good morning’

In the WMBF News newsroom, the WMBF morning people love to listen to a few bus drivers over our newsroom scanner. It’s a morning routine for the drivers, and unintentionally, is giving us a good start to the day, too.

West Ashley Chick-fil-A offering Clemson Tiger Paw Biscuits on game day

The Chick-fil-A on Savannah Highway will be serving Clemson Tiger Paw Biscuits on Monday, January 7th from 6-10:30 a.m.

Three white sharks pinged off South Carolina coast

An marine research group says South Carolina has been the hot hangout for white sharks to kick off 2019. According to a January 3 tweet from OCEARCH, an organization that collects data on a variety of aquatic species, three white sharks were ‘buzzing’ off the Carolina Coast near Charleston.

Grand Strand robotics season kicks off with new interstellar challenge

The theme for this years Grand Strand robotics season will have competing students' head in the clouds. The FIRST robotics season kicked off Saturday with an introductory assembly at the Academy for the Arts, Science and Technology in Myrtle Beach. The students learned this years theme, Destination

Seal-mania continues along Grand Strand shores

Another seal was spotted along the Grand Strand shores Saturday, drawing large crowds and social media observation. This time the seal, which is not confirmed to be the same one spotted in late Decmber 2018, was located near Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach.

Restaurant franchise co-owned by NFL QB coming to Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach foodies will soon have another option in the playbook. Walk-Ons, a Louisiana-based sports bar franchise, will soon expand its reach to the Grand Strand. The franchises' website lists Myrtle Beach as ''Coming Soon' under it’s locations section but does not offer specifics on where the l

Fitness center offers incentive for person who adopts ‘diet buddy’ cat

One friendly feline in particular, comes with an incentive that may help you get in shape for the New Year.

First National College Cornhole Championship held in Myrtle Beach

The first ever National College Cornhole Championship came to the DoubleTree Hilton this weekend, bringing families of college students from all over the county to the area.Participants in the championship were competing for scholarships, coming anywhere from Ohio and Utah to take part in the tourn

Family, friends, HCSO remembers fallen officer on 17th anniversary

Seventeen years seems like a long time, but it’s a period of time that the Gerald family remembers everday of because they’re missing their loved one.Lt. Randy Gerald was shot and killed 17 years ago on Dec. 29, 2001. He was driving home from his shift at J. Reuben Long Detention Center, still in u

Hartsville child sends Santa letters for homeless

The city of Hartsville is recognizing the kind gesture of a child who sent some special letters to Santa Claus this year.

North Myrtle Beach first responders grant a dream come true for 6-year-old heart transplant recipient

The North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety turned on their lights and sirens and made a lap around the city on Thursday, but for a good reason.

Firefighter battling cancer receives thoughtful Christmas gift

It’s what the holidays are all about, giving selflessly for the benefit of others.For one Myrtle Beach firefighter, the spirit of Christmas came early when Monika Newman stopped by the department’s administration building last Friday.

Santa honors boy’s Christmas wish by bringing $1,200 for cancer research

After an 8-year-old asked Santa to borrow money for kids with cancer, word spread quickly among family friends and colleagues, and the boy found $1,200 under the tree Christmas morning.

This Is Carolina: Myrtle Beach firefighters have holiday surprise for the ‘Cookie Monster’

Like a lot of little boys, Keegan Ruggeiri loves fire trucks and he wants to be a firefighter.

Seal washes ashore in Myrtle Beach for second time in three days

For the second time in three days a seal is making home along the Myrtle Beach coasts. Myrtle Beach Police are monitoring a seal washed ashore outside the Island Vista Resort in Myrtle Beach.

  Conway organization capitalizing off holiday spending

It’s Friday night in Conway and things are busier than usual. Holiday shoppers are out late. They’ve got the green light to do so.. thanks to a non-profit organization.Conway Downtown Alive is designed to generate economic development and promote the town.“We love Conway on Christmas,” says Eddie

  Embrace A Veteran: 25-year Navy vet continues service at Carolina Forest High

A retired Navy captain said the service gave him a lot, helped him travel the world and now he brings it all back to the kids of Carolina Forest High School.

Holly, jolly Christmas: Employees to receive $20,000 in bonuses from Michigan company

The bonuses will be based on longevity of service and shared through cash bonuses and special gifts to employees' retirement accounts.

Doctors baffled after 11-year-old girl’s brain tumor disappears

Even after double-checking the girl’s brain scans to confirm the results, doctors could find no trace of her tumor, which they say they can’t explain.

HCSO’s ‘High-five Friday’ encourages students to finish semester strong

Continuing it’s partnership with area schools, deputies with Horry County Sheriff’s office will offer a unique form of encouragement to students finishing Fall semester. Called “High Five Friday” deputies Jamie Smith and Grainger Hendrick, along with PIO Brooke Holden surprised students at Aynor El

This is Carolina: ‘Things like this come and make you stronger:’ Family perseveres after home floods twice

There are thousands of families out there still getting their footing, not just after Hurricane Florence but Matthew too.

Myrtle Beach council one step closer to allowing for a sky-high experience

Myrtle Beach City Council voted to pass an ordinance to temporarily allow a hot air balloon ride downtown. The city had to vote on the ordinance because the city’s current law only allows temporary special events to last between three and five days.

Combat veteran, wife donate all their belongings to firefighters affected by California wildfires

The home essentials, including furniture, electronics, tools and more, will help dozens of firefighters whose homes burned down in the Camp Fire.

Philadelphia officer, artist honors slain Lumberton teen

Tokens of love and affection continue to pour in from around the nation in support of the Aguilar family in the aftermath of the 13-year-old’s kidnapping and murder.Philadelphia artist Jonny Castro crafted his unique tribute to the Aguilar family, writing in a post Saturday that arrangements are be

Local pickleball club donates $20,000 to Myrtle Beach homeless charity

A local athletic club is looking to expand its reach outside of the painted pickleball lines. On Thursday the Myrtle Beach Pickleball Club donated proceeds from its October regional tournament to New Directions, a group committed to providing those in need with temporary shelter, basic necessities,

This is Carolina: Trooper Bob talks candidly on humble roots, hard work, emojis and what’s next

WMBF News had no choice but to invite South Carolina Highway Patrol’s Lt. Bob Beres, known as “Trooper Bob,” to the station after hearing of his retirement.

Homeless man turns in $17,000 he found outside food bank

The money was turned over to police, but since no one claimed it, the food bank will be able to use it to expand their building.

Boy, 9, gets Colorado town to legalize snowball fights

Despite the law banning snowball fights, the town's mayor said no one had ever been cited for throwing snowballs.

British toy company offers kid-size toy vacuum that actually cleans

It’s a parents dream. A kid-size toy vacuum with functional suction capabilities made by British toy company, Cadson, is great news for kids hoping to mimic their parents while they do housework, and parents searching for ways their kids can clean up a mess as they play.

Local churches team up to help flood victims

Nearly three months have passed since Hurricane Florence made landfall and changed the lives of thousands.As families continue to rebuild local churches are teaming up to help make that process a little easier.

NFL allows ‘Sweet Victory’ tribute to Spongebob creator during Super Bowl halftime show

In honor of Spongebob Squarepants creator Stephen Hillenburg inspiring a generation with the misadventures of a misfit band of characters under the sea, the NFL gave fans of the series a special treat during the Super Bowl halftime show.

  South Carolina Highway Patrol’s ‘Trooper Bob’ retiring this weekend

South Carolina Highway Patrol's “Trooper Bob” Beres did something different as a trooper and has been making a difference.

Pregnant woman battling cancer finds perfect bone marrow match

Almost 40,000 people registered to help the soon-to-be mother of five find her 100 percent bone marrow donor match.

‘I like the pressure:’ First woman to coach boys’ basketball in Horry County takes the court

With the tip-off of Tuesday’s season opener between North Myrtle Beach and Carolina Forest, history was made in Horry County.

Teacher donates kidney to stranger after seeing social media photo

Since their surgeries, the two former strangers have become very close and talk every day, checking in on each other’s recovery.

Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. inspires Pee Dee youth

Fans came from far and wide just to greet one of the best to ever play the game. Ken Griffey Jr. answered questions and signed autographs at the T.B. Thomas Sports Center in Hartsville Monday.

Good Samaritan saves choking baby during Thanksgiving meal at Golden Corral

The baby's family panicked when the 7-month-old started choking on mashed potatoes, but a fellow restaurant customer managed to save the little girl.

Man finds human ashes on ground at MI car wash, returns them to family

The family says they’re very grateful the good Samaritan returned the urn and bags of cremated remains.

Conway kitchen setting table for free Thanksgiving meal

As millions gather around the table today for a Thanksgiving feast, one Conway soup kitchen remains committed to serving those less fortunate. Shepard’s Table in Conway will serve a free meal Thursday with all the traditional trimmings.

Horry County man meets siblings for the first time in reunion 71 years in the making

Earlier this year, Paul Roache got a text message that would change his life.A woman he never met before named Kathleen Connolly sent him a message that said Paul was either her half-brother or her uncle.

New South Brewery celebrates 20 years in Myrtle Beach

Just one week after the City of Myrtle Beach passed an ordinance allowing breweries to operate in different areas of the city, New South Brewery, celebrates 20-years of business in the Grand Strand this weekend.Two decades of local beer brewing have been going at New South in Myrtle Beach. Owner an

No hands, no problem: Adaptive golfer aims to inspire others

Due to a birth defect, Brandon Canesi’s hands never fully developed, giving him the ‘stumps’ he now uses every day. Canesi says he will bear all the strange looks it takes for future disabled golfers to thrive.“I do what I do to be a role model for kids,"Canesi said. Originally from New Jersey, Can

A Vietnam veteran died with no family, so other vets stepped up to remember him

The community also provided the funeral home with the proper paperwork to ensure the Marine veteran got military honors at the service.

Grand Strand Veterans Day observances & meal deals

Communities around the United States will come together on November 11 to celebrate Veterans Day. Although it falls on a Sunday the official observance will fall on tomorrow, Monday, November 12. Observances around the Grand Strand look to honor all those who served our country.

This is Carolina: Election day is ‘like Christmas’ for three generations of family

The polling place may be a quiet place, but one family’s presence there is loud.

This Is Carolina: New sailing program serves as alternative therapy for veterans

A new program is setting sail in South Carolina’s waters, it’s called ‘Operation Vet Sail’.

This Is Carolina: ‘The Gingerbread Ladies’ trade candy canes for pumpkins to compete on Food Network

Millions of people will celebrate Halloween with costumes, candy, haunted houses and movies on the 31st of October.

Positively WAVE: Man mowing lawns across America cuts grass for Louisville family

Rodney Smith Jr. says this started small, lending a helping hand to someone who couldn’t finish mowing the lawn, but has since transformed in a way to help people around the country doing the same.

On the Road: La Belle Amie Vineyards pleases more than your taste buds

A relaxing vineyard whisks you away from the busy bustle of beach life.

This is Carolina: New program giving frisky cats a second chance

Overwhelmed with hundreds of dogs and cats, Humane Society workers are doing whatever they can to get the animals adopted into good homes.

This is Carolina: Man lets ‘some of that pride go’ so family can go from shelter to new life

A family is fighting to get back up after being knocked down.