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Trial underway for man accused of kidnapping and killing USC student

An investigator has shown jurors the suspected murder weapon at the trial of a South Carolina man accused of killing a woman who mistook his car for her Uber ride.

Bradford pear tree ban begins in South Carolina in 2024

South Carolina is banning sales of a popular but invasive tree. The Post and Courier reports that, starting on Oct. 1, 2024, nurseries in South Carolina will be prohibited from selling Bradford Pear and Callery pear trees.

South Carolina inmates ask state appeals court to halt executions

Two death row inmates in SC say they want the state to try harder to procure lethal injection drugs, so that they don't have to die by electrocution later this month.

VP Harris pushing COVID-19 vaccinations in upstate South Carolina

Vice President Kamala Harris is stopping in South Carolina as part of a monthlong push by the White House to get more Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 before the July 4 holiday.

Ashley standout Saniya Rivers named Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year

In its 36th year of honoring the nation’s most elite high school athletes, Gatorade today announced Saniya Rivers of Eugene Ashley High School in Wilmington, N.C. is the 2020-21 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. 

SC officials urging residents to prepare for start of hurricane season

As the Atlantic hurricane season approaches, officials in South Carolina are encouraging residents to get their supplies and plans in order, in case the state is impacted by storms again this year.

SC Supreme Court sets execution date for death row prisoner

The South Carolina Supreme Court has set an execution date for one of two death row prisoners suing the state over a new law allowing inmates to choose between a firing squad or the electric chair.

Think again before digging a hole on the beach: New rules passed in Myrtle Beach

Three new rules address digging holes, tents for children and surf fishing.

Scammers use child’s voice recording to portray kidnapping

Last year, the FBI recorded more than half a million imposter phone scams, taking more than a million dollars. Callers most commonly pretend to be police officers, IRS agents, and now potential kidnappers.

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Some struggle with Myrtle Beach heat, while Midwesterners want to move here because of it

Whether they knew it or not, vacationers in downtown Myrtle Beach braved the area’s hottest day of 2021 Friday, with a heat index expected to reach 110.

After board member tests positive for Covid-19, New Hanover school board to meet virtually

The release didn't say which board member tested positive or who had potentially been exposed.

Distress Bandannas being sold to help raise funds for teen driver safety talks

Teen driver safety is a big concern for many parents of new drivers around the Cape Fear. One organization is setting out to tackle the issue and raise awareness for the cause. 

Pair tried to rob someone at knifepoint in Myrtle Beach, police say

Two people allegedly tried to rob someone at knifepoint Friday in Myrtle Beach, according to warrants.