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  1. Small earthquake recorded in South Carolina ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | WIS-TV Columbia

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC Chances are residents didn't feel it, but there was an earthquake in South Carolina early Thursday morning. The 2.2-magnitude quake struck about 50 miles northwest of Florence shortly after 2 a.m., according to the United States Geological Survey.


  2. Heavy rain causes roof collapse at Florence apartments, 42 evacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Units were damaged and occupants were evacuated after heavy rain caused a roof to collapse at a Florence apartment complex. FLORENCE, SC Forty-two people had to be evacuated from a Florence apartment complex after heavy rains caused the roofs of nine units to collapse, an official with Florence County Emergency Management confirmed.


  3. Man arrested after abusing resident at Pee Dee Regional CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC An Effingham man was arrested Monday following an abuse case at the Pee Dee Regional Center in Florence, according to an arrest warrant. Deon Alexander Rogers, 23, hit the victim, a resident at the facility, in the eye with a closed fist and then he struck him numerous times across his back with a belt.


  4. Florence investigators seek information on man accused of scamming residents after Hurricane MatthewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    FLORENCE, SC Investigators with the Florence Police Department are looking for more information about a man who was arrested for allegedly taking money from customers and doing virtually no clean-up work after Hurricane Matthew. According to information from Florence Police Lt.


  5. Man accused of planning Dylann Roof-style attack appears in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    FLORENCE, SC Benjamin McDowell, the Conway man accused of planning an attack, possibly on a local synagogue, "in the spirit of Dylann Roof," is appearing in a federal courtroom in Florence Tuesday. The prosecution requested a preliminary hearing and detention hearing to be held at the same time Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. McDowell appeared in court last Thursday for an initial appearance on a charge of felon in possession of a firearm or ammunition.


  6. Man arrested for allegedly planning Dylann Roof copycat attack has extensive criminal pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC The Conway man arrested after an undercover FBI investigation revealed he was allegedly planning an attack in Myrtle Beach "in the style of Dylann Roof" has an extensive criminal background. Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell, 29, has been arrested at least seven times in South Carolina since 2007, and has spent multiple years in prison, according to records obtained by WMBF News.


  7. Dieuson Octave, known as rapper 'Kodak Black'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    FLORENCE, SC The rapper known as Kodak Black is only allowed in South Carolina for court appearances after he was booked into the Florence County Detention Center and charged with one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, according to Twelfth Circuit Solicitor Ed Clements. According to online information from the Florence County Detention Center, 19-year-old Dieuson Octave, known as recording artist Kodak Black, was booked into the detention center at 11:04 p.m. Monday.


  8. Investigation continues into cause of blaze at old Heafner building in FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    FLORENCE, SC Florence firefighters responded to a fire at the Old Heafner Tire facility on Irby Street Monday morning at approximately 3, according to Florence City Fire Chief Randall Osterman. "As those tires burnt, it created a great amount of heat and that caused the roof to collapse on top of the tires," Osterman said.


  9. Fire crews put out blaze at Old Heafner Tire facility Monday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    FLORENCE, SC Florence firefighters responded to a fire at the Old Heafner Tire facility on Irby Street Monday morning at approximately 3:00, according to Florence City Fire Chief Randall Osterman.


  10. Disaster recovery center opens in Florence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC The Florence County Disaster Recovery Center opened its' doors Tuesday afternoon to help those residents still recovering from Hurricane Matthew. It is located at the R.O.B. community building and will remain open until the need is no longer there.


  11. Lottery officials announce $100,000 PowerballA ticket sold in FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    COLUMBIA, SC A $100,000 Powerball, ticket was sold in Florence at the Maxwell Street Grocery Inc. on Oakland Avenue on Wednesday, October 5, according to a press release from the South Carolina Education Lottery. Lottery officials said the player paid an additional $1 for PowerPlay, so their $50,000 prize doubled to $100,000 when a "2" multiplier was selected.


  12. Man disputes speeding ticket in Pamplico from 1993Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Pamplico Magistrate's Office is sending collection notices to one man who never knew about the ticket. The offices summoned John Norton to appear in court on Thursday morning.


  13. Toby Keith concert in Florence postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    FLORENCE, SC The Florence Civic Center announced Wednesday evening Thursday's Toby Keith concert was postponed until March 9 due to concerns over gas prices and shortages. According to the Florence Civic Center's Facebook page, the civic center decided collectively with tour managers to postpone the performance.


  14. Gas prices rise as stations run dry over weekendRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Gas prices have been slowly climbing all weekend after a leak in the Colonial Pipeline leaked about 8,000 barrels of gasoline Friday, Sept. 9. The effect it's had on the Grand Strand and Pee Dee areas are higher gas prices, and some gas stations, like Murphy USA in Florence, have run out of gas completely.


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

    Sep 6, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    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.


  16. Race Week party kicks off Friday in Downtown DarlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association will host a party to kick off Race Week activities from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday, August 26, at Historic Liberty Lane in Downtown Darlington, according to Lisa Rock, Darlington Planning Director. Tickets are $50 and are limited to 200 guests.Tickets will be available at City Hall located at 400 Pearl St. According to Rock the event will feature live music Speak Easy Band of Florence, heavy appetizers, adult beverages, and more.


  17. Danica Patrick pays a visit to Darlington on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    DARLINGTON, S.C. Danica Patrick spent her off day this week in Darlington helping give back to the Pee Dee community for an afternoon. The Number 10 car driver helped prepare food for a media luncheon at South of Pearl in uptown Darlington, with food provided by Town Hall Restaurant out of Florence.


  18. Body of man who went missing while tubing on White Lake locatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Officials have recovered the body of a man who went missing while riding in an inner tube behind a boat on White Lake Saturday afternoon. According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, 36-year-old Kendrick Lavor Dials' body was located by a search and rescue team near where he was last seen.


  19. Officials identify man who went missing while tubing on White LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    "Great coordinated effort. Everybody has just come together as a big team and we're getting the job done and we'll continue until this comes to a conclusion," said Bradley Kinlaw, director of emergency services in Bladen County.


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