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  1. Runoff scheduled in Georgetown mayoral primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | WMBF

    GEORGETOWN, SC No winner was declared in Tuesday's Georgetown mayoral primary and a runoff election is set for later this month. According to the official results, the June 29 runoff will be between incumbent Mayor Jack Scoville and city council member Brendon Barber after neither received more than 50 percent of the 1,182 votes cast.

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  2. Georgetown police seek man accused of fleeing crash involving injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | WMBF

    GEORGETOWN, SC Georgetown police are looking for a man accused of leaving the scene of an accident involving injury.

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  3. Georgetown County law enforcement seek to identify man found in Carvers Bay areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | WMBF

    GEORGETOWN, SC The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify a man found in the Carvers Bay community late last month. According to a GCSO press release, the man located on May 28 was unable to provide information about himself.

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  4. Work continues to clean up overflow following sewer main break in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | WMBF

    GEORGETOWN, SC Georgetown residents are being asked to stay away from the intersection of Front and Seaboard streets as crews work to make repairs following a sewer force main break.

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  5. Vote expected Tuesday on state budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | WMBF

    The combination of high humidity and slow-moving cold front will keep the risk of showers and storms in the forecast through Wednesday. No severe weather is expected but, periods of some heavier rain will be likely at times, especially near the coast.

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  6. Georgetown drug operation ends with three arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | WMBF

    According to a press release from the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, Antwuan Bryant, 32, Maurice Gerald, 47, and Camille Weaver, 30, were each charged. Online records from the Georgetown County Detention Center state Bryant faces counts of manufacturing or distribution of ice, crank or crack cocaine; manufacturing narcotics; trafficking in ecstasy; giving false information to police; manufacturing or possessing schedule V drugs with the intent to distribute; sale or delivery of a pistol to certain unlawful persons; manufacturing, distributing, or possessing schedule I and schedule II drugs; being a habitual traffic offender; and driving under suspension.

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  7. Member of Conway City Council charged with DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | WMBF

    GEORGETOWN, SC A member of the Conway City Council was arrested over the weekend in Georgetown County for allegedly driving under the influence. According to online records from the Georgetown County Detention Center, William McTyeire Goldfinch IV, 35, was booked at 3 a.m. on Sunday.

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  8. Dispatch: Deputies responding to scene of shooting in Greenville Co.; 1 victim shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | WMBF

    A two-story house in Georgetown was consumed by fire Monday afternoon. According to Georgetown County Assistant Chief Tony Hucks, the call came in at 3:11 p.m. for a fire at 2240 Powell Road.

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  9. Seeing smoke in the south? Could be controlled burn or wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 2 | WMBF

    If you're seeing smoke in the South Strand area, it may be from either a controlled burn near Murrells Inlet, or a wildfire near Georgetown. The South Carolina Forestry Commission is showing a 60-acre controlled burn on Treatment Road in Horry County near Murrells Inlet.

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  10. Mauldin firefighters, police on scene of house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 2 | WMBF

    School is out and now summer fun is ahead, but as a parent there are things you can do to keep your kids out of the hospital while enjoying the warm weather. School is out and now summer fun is ahead, but as a parent there are things you can do to keep your kids out of the hospital while enjoying the warm weather.

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  11. Georgetown man charged with setting fire to Conway church in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WMBF

    According to a press release from the Conway Police Department, Cameron Julius Xavier Banks, 32, was charged with second-degree arson, making false claims to obtain benefits for fire loss, burning personal property to defraud insurer and obstructing justice. Online records from the J. Reuben Long Detention Center state Banks remained in jail Thursday under a $75,000 bond.

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  12. Georgetown Co. Sheriff's Office mourns loss of officer after battle with lung cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | WMBF

    GEORGETOWN, SC The Horry and Georgetown county sheriff's offices took to social media Sunday to honor Lieutenant Denise King, who died after a battle with lung cancer. GCSO posted the following on Facebook: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office lost one of its most beloved officers today with the death of Lt.

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  13. Organizer of 'Carolina Got Talent' competition charged with embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WMBF

    GEORGETOWN, SC One of the organizers of the "Carolina Got Talent" competition turned himself in to Georgetown police Friday on accusations of embezzlement. According to a press release from the Georgetown Police Department, Wardell Brantley, 44, of Conway, is facing counts of embezzlement, breach of trust and operating without a business license.

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  14. 4 arrested; meth, cocaine, marijuana, pills seized in Georgetown raidRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | WMBF

    GEORGETOWN, SC Agents arrested people were and a seized a large quantity of methamphetamine, along with other drugs, paraphernalia and U.S. currency during a raid Wednesday in the City of Georgetown. Agents with the 15th Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit began the long-term investigation into crack cocaine and meth distribution in 2016 as part of the intensified effort to combat drugs in the city and county, according to a news release from the DEU.

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  15. Georgetown law enforcement capture burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | WMBF

    According to a press release from the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, no bail has been set for Cicero Manuel Lambert, who remains in the Georgetown County Detention Center. Lambert was wanted in connection with a burglary on Sollie Circle after he was identified by the owner of the house.

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  16. Georgetown police seek to find shoppers who left behind $100 at WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | WMBF

    Police are trying to reunite these two shoppers with $100 they accidently left behind at the Georgetown Walmart. GEORGETOWN, SC Here is a law enforcement story with a twist the Georgetown Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying two Walmart shoppers who accidentally left behind some money at the self-check-out line.

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  17. Georgetown County law enforcement seek burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WMBF

    GEORGETOWN, SC The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a burglary suspect.

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  18. Beef 'O' Brady's in Carolina Forest to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | WMBF

    The sign says, "After serving the Carolina Forest community for the past 15 years, we have decided to close our Beef 'O' Brady's Restaurant. Thank you for all the wonderful memories.

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  19. Scott family holding news conference after Slager hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | WMBF

    According to Jill Michaels, managing director of the state's Palmetto Poison Center, year-to-date, there has been a 30 percent increase in snake bite calls compared to the same period in 2016. According to Jill Michaels, managing director of the state's Palmetto Poison Center, year-to-date, there has been a 30 percent increase in snake bite calls compared to the same period in 2016.

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  20. Traffic Alert: Crash causes closure of portion of U.S. 17 north of GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | WMBF

    GEORGETOWN, SC A crash on U.S. 17 north of the city of Georgetown will back up traffic for the next few hours. According to information from the Georgetown Police Department, the crash caused power lines to come down.

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