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Wednesday Jun 22 | via WMBF
Coastal Carolina suffered a loss in the College World Series on Tuesday night after falling to TCU by a 6-1 final. CCU moves to an elimination game to be played on Thursday against Texas Tech at 8:00 ET. Comment?
Friday Jun 10 | via WMBF
FLORENCE COUNTY, SC A third suspect in a home invasion and armed robbery in Florence in April was apprehended in New Jersey and returned to South Carolina on Wednesday, according to a news release from the Florence County Sheriff's Office. Johnny Harold Larue Matthews, 34, of Florence, was arrested on June 8 after he was found in a New Jersey hotel on May 16 by the U.S. Marshals Service. Comment?
Friday Jun 10 | via WMBF
A third suspect in a home invasion and armed robbery in Florence in April was apprehended in New Jersey and returned to South Carolina on Wednesday, according to a news release from the Florence County Sheriff's Office. Johnny Harold Larue Matthews, 34, of Florence, was arrested on June 8 after he was found in a New Jersey hotel on May 16 by the U.S. Marshals Service. Comment?
Friday Jun 3 | via WMBF
Drug suspect to deputy: You will end up with a bullet in your he - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather A man arrested for drug possession after a traffic stop in Orangeburg County told the deputies who arrested him "You don't know who you are [expletive] with," according to a sheriff's department incident report. Orangeburg County Sheriff's deputies pulled over David Anthony Bennett, 23, of Orangeburg for a seat belt violation on Wednesday afternoon. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 1 | via WMBF
Close to 1,000 people remembered 33-year-old Tomena Ford, who was eight months pregnant when she was shot and killed inside a Florence home last week. Ford walked the school's hallways 15 years ago, and people from all over came to remember the life she lived and the life she was just about to start with her first baby girl. Comment?
Tuesday May 31 | via WMBF
Below is a news release from The Florence Downtown Development Corporation, the City of Florence and the Avant Marketing Group: The Florence Downtown Development Corporation, City and County of Florence, Chamber of Commerce and other sponsoring entities requests that area residents participate in an online survey to confirm elements of the new community brand identity initiative. Last month, representatives from the branding firm Avant Marketing Group conducted interviews with community leaders, held resident focus groups and organized a survey with Florence high school students. Comment?
Sunday May 29 | via WMBF
A man wanted in connection to a double murder in Lexington County was arrested Saturday afternoon in Florence, according to a press release from Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon. Robert Johnson was taken into custody without incident for the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a house damaged by fire early Thursday morning. Comment?
Sunday May 29 | via Lexington County Chronicle
Release from LCSD: Lexington County deputies have arrested Robert Dumon Johnson in connection to the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a Cedarcrest Drive house damaged by fire early Thursday morning. Johnson fatally stabbed a man and a woman before intentionally setting fire to their home, according to arrest warrants. Comment?
Friday May 27 | via Post and Courier
Sheriff's deputies in Florence County have made an arrest in the shooting death of a woman who family members said was pregnant. Maj. Mike Nunn tells local media outlets that 32-year-old Darkel Rameek Foreman of Florence is charged with murder in the shooting that happened about 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Comment?
May 24, 2016 | via WMBF
HARTSVILLE, SC A Hartsville woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, and a Florence man was arrested for possession of stolen goods, after officers found drugs, stolen checks, and credit cards at a Hartsville Hotel while assisting with parole violations and arrests last week. On May 20, Hartsville Police officers were called to a hotel on North Fifth Street to assist agents with the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services, according to a news release from the Hartsville PD. Comment?
May 20, 2016 | via WMBF
A West Florence High School Student was arrested on Thursday for allegedly bringing a gun to school, according to Maj. Michael Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff's Office. Comment?
May 18, 2016 | via WMBF
A bar fight between four men sent two of them to the hospital, and two to the county detention center Monday night. Columbia Police say they were called to the 2000 block of Greene Street at approximately 11:30PM, Monday, May 16th, where they found two 20-year-old men outside Pavlov's bar, including one who had severe head injuries. Comment?
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