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  1. Increased tax fee to improve Florence County first respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WMBF

    First responders will see an increased budget soon in Florence County, and that's because council just passed a 'user fee' tax for those who live in the county and own a car and property. This would be a combined $33 increase.

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  2. First responders trained on traffic management in FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WMBF

    First responders are sent to car accidents nearly every day, putting their lives at risk while also keeping you safe on the road. On Thursday, first responders from around the Pee Dee listened to a SCDOT training course, Traffic Incident Management training to make sure they know what to do.

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  3. Leatherman retains District 31 senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC Sen. Hugh Leatherman, the 36-year incumbent for District 31, won re-election in Tuesday's statewide primary, defeating Republican challengers Richard Skipper and Dean Fowler.

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  4. Leatherman retains Senate seat for District 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC Sen. Hugh Leatherman, the 36-year incumbent for District 31, won re-election in Tuesday's statewide primary, defeating Republican challengers Richard Skipper and Dean Fowler. There are no Democrats running for the District 31 seat, so Leatherman's name will be the only one on November's general election ballot.

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  5. View the Primary Election candidates in your area hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WMBF

    Voters across South Carolina are heading to the polls Tuesday to vote in the statewide Primary Election.

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  6. 6 arrested in prostitution sting in Florence Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC Two women and four men were arrested on prostitution-related charges during an undercover string conducted at a hotel on West Lucas Street by the Florence County Sheriff's Office on June 9. The sting was conducted following numerous complains for suspected prostitution near businesses at U.S. Highway 52 and Interstate 95, according a news release from the Florence County Sheriff's Office. An undercover officer posed as a prostitute, or as someone seeking a prostitute, on an internet site frequently used for solicitation, the release states.

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  7. News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | WMBF

    While nearly 40 state legislators face primary challengers Tuesday, the spotlight will be on Republican Senate races that pit GOP Gov. Nikki Haley against many of her longtime allies. With two years left in her tenure, Haley is spending her time and political capital trying to oust several Republicans she sees as obstacles, starting with the state's most powerful lawmaker, Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman of Florence.

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  8. Motorcycle operator killed in two-vehicle crash in FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WMBF

    According to Lance Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the collision happened at 7:15 p.m., on Alligator Road in Florence.

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  9. Apartment complex, new restaurant latest developments in downtown FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WMBF

    The Emerson is the first-ever loft and urban-style apartment living to come to downtown. It's right off Irby Street, near Dargan and Evans streets, and will have 83 apartments.

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  10. Third suspect arrested in New Jersey for Florence armed robbery in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | 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.

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  11. Anderson Co. firefighters battle blaze that burned house, carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | 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.

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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. Missing 14-year-old girl returned home, Florence Police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WMBF

    Measures are being taken right now, to stop Zika from becoming an issue in the Pee Dee. The City of Florence is even providing free resources if you need them.

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  14. 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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  15. Hartsville man kept $300,000 lottery ticket a secretRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WMBF

    COLUMBIA, SC A Hartsville man recently purchased a $300,000 ticket at Atkinson 165 on W. Lucas St. in Florence and kept it a secret for two weeks, according to lottery officials. He purchased the South Carolina Education Lottery ticket on his lunch break and worked the rest of the day with the ticket sitting in his car, before realizing the ticket's worth of $300,000.

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  16. Florence police search for missing 14-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC The Florence Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 14-year-old girl. Brianna Morrin was last seen wearing a grey shirt, black sweat pants and moccasin-style shoes, according to the FPD.

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  17. Florence District 2 runoff election set for June 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | WMBF

    The Florence city council will see a new face fill the District 2 seat held by Ed Robinson after three decades. He passed away in March, and now two candidates will go into a runoff election.

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  18. Residents, vacationers prep for tropical storm impact on HHIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | WMBF

    With Hilton Head directly on the coast, there is some concern about the tidal influence that could cause some localized flooding. Hilton Head's Emergency Management Division says one of their main concerns will be the heavy winds.

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  19. Millions allocated to Pee Dee and Grand Strand roads in state infrastructure billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | WMBF

    FLORENCE, SC South Carolina Senate Bill 1258 would allocate millions of dollars toward repairing roads and bridges in the Pee Dee and Grand Strand if it is signed into law by Gov. Nikki Haley. Of that $4 billion, $32 million is allocated to Florence County, while an additional $36 million would go to Horry County.

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  20. Early-morning shooting on Sunday sends three people to hospital in Florence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | WMBF

    Three people were taken to area hospitals Sunday morning after being shot on Red Doe Road in Florence County, according to Maj. Michael Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff's Office.

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