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  1. Road closures impacting more than just daily commutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMBF

    Nearly a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall the impact of the storm is still being felt as river levels continue to rise, shutting down roads across the Carolinas. Richard Berry, a subcontractor who has lived in Conway for nearly 20 years, uses the highways and back roads all across the state to get to work as well as job sites, and said seeing more roads continue to shut down absolutely nerve-racking.

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  2. Bodies recovered of mental health patients nearly 24 hours after drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | WMBF

    A Horry County Sheriff's Office van was swept away in flood waters resulting in two female mental health detainees drowning in the Little Pee Dee River Tuesday night A Horry County Sheriff's Office van was swept away in flood waters resulting in two female mental health detainees drowning in the Little Pee Dee River Tuesday night MARION COUNTY, SC - A Horry County Sheriff's Office van was swept away in flood waters Tuesday night near Nichols resulting in two female mental health patients drowning in the Little Pee Dee River, according to officials. According to Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson, the victims have been identified as Windy Newton, 45 of Shallotte, NC, and Nicolette Green, 43, of Myrtle Beach.

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  3. The Latest: 2 dead after van is swept away in S. CarolinaRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | WMBF

    Horry County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Brooke Holden says a sheriff's office van was carrying two detainees and two deputies from Conway to Darlington on Tuesday night when it was overtaken by flood waters. Officials say the van was traveling near the Little Pee Dee River, one of the bodies of water officials in South Carolina are watching closely as water continues to poor into the state from upriver in North Carolina following the heavy rains of Florence.

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  4. Water released from lakes in Darlington; residents urged to prepare for floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | WMBF

    DARLINGTON, SC The Darlington Police Chief, Kelvin Washington, is warning residents of increased flood levels after water has been released from area lakes. Due to excessive rainfall From Hurricane Florence, waters have been released from area lakes.

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  5. Damage seen across Grand Strand, Pee Dee after Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | WMBF

    Flooding waters, high wind, and tornado warnings continued into Monday after Florence made landfall Friday morning in North Carolina. As for flooding, it is unclear when this will cease as record flooding is predicted for the Waccamaw River and the Little Pee Dee River.

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  6. First Alert: Tornado watch, rapidly rising rivers, life-threatening flash floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | WMBF

    Florence has weakened to a tropical depression over central South Carolina and will continue to drift westward today. Extreme flash flooding continues in some areas with an increasing risk of isolated tornadoes later today.

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  7. One killed in Darlington County crash after fleeing from deputy, hitting utility poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | WMBF

    DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC One person was killed and one person was injured following a single-vehicle crash Friday night in Darlington County. South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl.

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  8. Darlington County shelter in Society Hill to close because of power lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | WMBF

    DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC Darlington County Emergency Management will be closing one of its emergency shelters due to a power loss. According to a post on the DCEM's Facebook page, the shelter at Rosenwald Elementary Middle School in Society Hill will close.

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  9. Coroner: Man found dead after house fire in Spartanburg CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | WMBF

    He was pronounced dead at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday. His mother, Talegila Stokes, said it will help pay for funeral expenses and getting his body home to Farifield, Alabama.

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  10. Some of Darlington County's brightest students visit the racewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | WMBF

    DARLINGTON, SC Some of Darlington County's brightest young minds had the chance to visit the Darlington Raceway Friday for a field trip of a lifetime. About two dozen students from Kindergarten through 8th grade were selected to go because of their outstanding performance in reading.

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  11. No students injured when car crashes into stopped school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | WMBF

    DARLINGTON, S.C. None of the 12 students from Darlington Middle and High Schools were injured when a vehicle hit the back of their school bus, which was stopped on Indian Branch Road near Branhams Airport Road. EMS was called, which is protocol for the Darlington County school district, and everyone aboard was checked out.

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  12. Labor Day weekend travelers can expect busy roads and highest gas prices since 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | WMBF

    Today is the kick-off of Labor Day weekend. Some call it the "unofficial" end of summer.

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  13. Darlington man serving time behind bars for trafficking methamphetamineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | WMBF

    CONWAY, SC A Darlington County man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to trafficking methamphetamine and possession of a stolen pistol. On Thursday Jonathan Walrath, 36, pleaded guilty to the charges and was sentenced to eight years in prison for trafficking methamphetamine and five years for the possession of a stolen pistol, according to a press release from the 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office.

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  14. Darlington Storm Water Project will close roads temporarilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | WMBF

    The West side of Darlington could see some temporary road closures as the city moves forward with its West Darlington Storm Water Project. According a release from the City of Darlington, next week a crew from contractor Landsdown Earth and Pipe is expected to start work at the intersection of Anhow and Coker streets extending from there along Chalmers Street.

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  15. Darlington school officials hold groundbreaking for new elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | WMBF

    Officials with the Darlington County School District celebrated the start of construction with a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning. It's one of three new schools funded by a $60 million bond referendum passed in 2016.

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  16. Deputies looking for missing 89-year-old Darlington man suffering from Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | WMBF

    DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC The Darlington County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 89-year-old man.

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  17. Darlington County School District uses scholarship program to recruit teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | WMBF

    The Darlington County School District has awarded more than $12,000 in scholarships to 12 employees working to earn initial teaching certification. Each employee received $1,250.

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  18. Hartsville woman killed in Sunday morning crash in DarlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | WMBF

    According to the Darlington County Coroner's Office, Rebecca Lee Weaver, 76, of Hartsville died following a collision with another car on Hoffmeyer Road just east of Wilson's Crossroads.

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  19. Barricaded gunman situation unfolding in southwest Huntsville neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | WMBF

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC - One person is recovering Saturday after a fire fully engulfed a home in the Effingham area of West Florence County. Authorities responded to a structure fire on McDaniel Road around 11:50 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd top find the home ablaze.

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  20. SC deputy on lunch break smells pot at drive-thru, makes arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WMBF

    A Darlington County deputy on his lunch break reportedly confiscated drugs from a person's car in the drive-thru. DARLINGTON, SC A Darlington man faces drug charges after a sheriff's deputy on his lunch break reportedly smelled marijuana coming from a vehicle in the drive-thru.

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