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  1. Missing Florence County 15-year-old girl found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC A Florence County teenager who went missing in the early-morning hours on Monday has been found safe, according to officials with the Florence County Sheriff's Office.

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  2. Florence County law enforcement look for missing 15-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC Florence County law enforcement is asking for the public's help in locating a teenager who went missing in the early-morning hours on Monday. According to a press release from the Florence County Sheriff's Office, 15-year-old Megan Purvis was last seen at her home in the Willow Creek community near Effingham.

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  3. FCSO seeking two burglary suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC The Florence County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects who unlawfully entered a residence around September 21. According to investigators with FCSO, Braeden Scott Crocker, 25, of Timmonsville, and Christopher Jordan Owens, 25, Effingham allegedly and unlawfully entered the dwelling of a victim on Union School Road near Coward. Braeden Scott Crocker is described as a white male, approximately 5-feet-11-inches tall, weighing approximately 160 pounds, with reddish brown hair and brown eyes.

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  4. Former Florence Co. Councilman dies at 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | WMBF

    According to Waters-Powell Funeral Home, he was a member of the Florence County Council for eight years, served as Chairman for two years and Vice-Chairman for two years. The obituary said he was an avid Gamecock fan and served on the Board of Directors for the Gamecock Club for eight years.

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  5. Coroner identifies pedestrian killed in Florence by allegedly drunk driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | WMBF

    A pedestrian was struck and killed in Florence Tuesday night, and a woman now faces charges for DUI, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. The pedestrian killed was identified as 65-year-old Richard Earl Dowdy, of Pamplico, by Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.

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  6. Pedestrian killed in Florence, woman charged with DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | WMBF

    A pedestrian was struck and killed in Florence Tuesday night, and a woman now faces charges for DUI, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Rebecca Cook, 46-years-old from Effingham, was driving a 2001 Chrysler traveling east on Spring Branch Road; she then struck the pedestrian who was in the roadway.

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  7. Man who took 10 children hostage charged with kidnapping, DUI and burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC Deputies with the Florence County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged a man Sunday afternoon after a hostage situation involving 10 children. According to Major Michael Nunn, Dwayne Muldrow, 46, of Effingham, was charged with kidnapping, first-degree burglary and driving under the influence.

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  8. Florence County law enforcement searching for suspect wanted out of Horry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC Florence County law enforcement, U.S. Marshals and members of the State Law Enforcement Division are searching for a suspect wanted out of Horry County. Florence County Chief Deputy Glenn Kirby said tracking dogs have been brought into the area of Friendfield Road in the Effingham community to assist in the search, which started around 6 p.m. Kirby said the area is surrounded and a helicopter is being used in the search for Patrick Cassidy, 25, of Conway.

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  9. Effingham County sheriff speaks about child-sex sting that nets 40 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | WMBF

    For 10 weeks this summer, agents with Internet Crimes Against Children posed as teen girls and boys to catch predators who were looking to sexually exploit children. All of these suspects came to Effingham thinking they were going to be meet up with an underage teen, some driving from places as far as Augusta and Barnwell, SC.

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  10. McCall Farms investing $23 million in expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | WMBF

    The $23 million investment is one that was possible after the company received tax incentives from the Florence County Council. The expansion involves three brand new facilities on site over the next four years.

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  11. Florence County investigators arrest two, seek two others in reference to June shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC Two men have been arrested by investigators with the Florence County Sheriff's Office in connection with a June shooting. According to a FCSO press release, Joshua Dale Gainey, 18, of Effingham, was charged with three counts of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, and four counts of discharging a firearm into a vehicle.

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  12. Victim in fatal two-vehicle crash in Florence identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WMBF

    The crash happened around 11 p.m. on U.S. 52 near Anderson Field Road between Florence and Effingham. A 2015 Honda Accord was traveling south on U.S. 52 and a GMC Yukon was traveling north.

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  13. Two vehicle crash leaves one dead in FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WMBF

    One person was killed from a car crash in Florence County Thursday night, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. The crash happened around 11 p.m. on US-Hwy 52 near Anderson Field Road between Florence and Effingham.

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  14. Two arrested in connection with Florence County armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC Two people have been arrested by investigators with the Florence County Sheriff's Office and charged in connection with an alleged armed robbery. According to an FCSO press release, Spencer Wayne Davis, 29, of Effingham, was charged with first-degree burglary, armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

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  15. Florence corrections employee arrested for inappropriate relationship with inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC A woman has been arrested and accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an inmate at the Florence County Detention Center while she was an employee there, according to the Florence County Sheriff's Office. On February 11, FCSO Investigators arrested 31-year-old Bridgette Yvonne Jackson, of Fork Road in Effingham.

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  16. FCSO: FCDC employee arrested for inappropriate relationship with inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC On February 11, Florence County Sheriff's Office Investigators arrested 31-year-old Bridgette Yvonne Jackson, of 7208 Fork Road in Effingham. Jackson is charged with misconduct in office, according to Major Michael Nunn with the FCSO.

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