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  • HCFR trains for marine rescue drill in Little River

    HCFR trains for marine rescue drill in Little River

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-08-14 14:55:14 GMT
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A program for a new communication center has first responders training for real-life scenarios.  The center in Little River will break the buffer, alleviate confusion on radios
    A program for a new communication center has first responders training for real-life scenarios. Don't miss the live report at 5 a.m. with Jenna DeAngelis to find out when emergency officials will be training.
  • Your Week in Pop Culture: The 'Merica Edition

    Your Week in Pop Culture: The 'Merica Edition

    Thursday, July 3 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-03 21:22:27 GMT

    Celebrate the day of America's sweet birth this with our most patriotic, pop culture best - it's the 'Merica edition of Your Week in Pop Culture.

    Celebrate the day of America's sweet birth this with our most patriotic, pop culture best - it's the 'Merica edition of Your Week in Pop Culture.

  • New Year's resolution? There's a podcast for that

    New Year's resolution? There's a podcast for that

    Wednesday, January 1 2014 4:57 PM EST2014-01-01 21:57:25 GMT
    (RNN) - Tis the season for New Year's Resolutions. For many, the New Year is a time to invest in a new you. Maybe you want to get in shape, become a chef or speak fluent French in 2013. You could always
    Tis the season for New Year's resolutions. For many, the new year is a time to invest in a new you.
  • 2013 holiday events

    2013 holiday events

    Tuesday, December 31 2013 1:04 PM EST2013-12-31 18:04:29 GMT
    Check out a list of holiday events taking place around the region.
    Check out a list of holiday events taking place around the region.
  • Christmas Eve church services

    Christmas Eve church services

    Tuesday, December 24 2013 3:01 PM EST2013-12-24 20:01:10 GMT
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - If you're looking to attend a Christmas Eve church service, below is a list of churches, times and addresses.  Myrtle Beach Beach Church – 557 George Bishop Pkwy in Myrtle Beach.
    If you're looking to attend a Christmas Eve church service, below is a list of churches, times and addresses.
  • Christmas Eve shopping location hours

    Christmas Eve shopping location hours

    Tuesday, December 24 2013 1:31 PM EST2013-12-24 18:31:22 GMT
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Many stores in the area will be open today, but just in case you still haven't found that perfect gift yet, below is a list of stores holiday shopping hours for December 24. Coastal
    Many stores in the area will be open today, but just in case you still haven't found that perfect gift yet, below is a list of stores holiday shopping hours for December 24.
  • Restaurants that will be open on Christmas Day

    Restaurants that will be open on Christmas Day

    Tuesday, December 24 2013 1:23 PM EST2013-12-24 18:23:39 GMT
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Below is a list of restaurants that will be open on Christmas Day.Ryan's in Conway, SC -12noon-6 p.m.Old South BBQ Co. in Cherry Grove- 11 am- 7p.m.Damon's in North Beach- 11
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Below is a list of restaurants that will be open on Christmas Day.Ryan's in Conway, SC -12noon-6 p.m.Old South BBQ Co. in Cherry Grove- 11 am- 7p.m.Damon's in North Beach- 11
  • Augusta VA hospital bans some Christmas carols

    Augusta VA hospital bans some Christmas carols

    Tuesday, December 24 2013 11:41 AM EST2013-12-24 16:41:23 GMT
    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A veterans' hospital in east Georgia is taking a stricter stance on its policy of banning Christmas carolers from singing certain songs in patient areas. The Augusta Chronicle reports
    A veterans' hospital in east Georgia is taking a stricter stance on its policy of banning Christmas carolers from singing certain songs in patient areas.
  • Santa Claus can be tracked using this simple tool

    Santa Claus can be tracked using this simple tool

    Monday, December 23 2013 1:24 PM EST2013-12-23 18:24:14 GMT
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – What if we told you it was possible to track Santa's annual, fast-approaching yuletide trek so closely that you can see when he's nearby? "Impossible", you'd say. Nay, nothing
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – What if we told you it was possible to track Santa's annual, fast-approaching yuletide trek so closely that you can see when he's nearby? "Impossible", you'd say. Nay, nothing
  • The Market Common hosting a 'Southern Times Square' on New Year's Eve

    The Market Common hosting a 'Southern Times Square' on New Year's Eve

    Friday, December 20 2013 12:15 PM EST2013-12-20 17:15:01 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The Market Commons's plans for a "Southern Times Square" have been approved by the city. Below is the official announcement and schedule for The Market Common's upcoming New
    The Market Commons's plans for a "Southern Times Square" have been approved by the city. Read the official announcement and schedule for The Market Common's upcoming New Year's Eve celebration here.
  • Toys for Tots campaign drop-off deadline is Tuesday

    Toys for Tots campaign drop-off deadline is Tuesday

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 1:08 PM EST2013-12-17 18:08:19 GMT
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF)-The last to day to donate the 2013 US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign will be Tuesday, December 17. Tuesday will be the last day to donate. This program is designated
    The last to day to donate the 2013 US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign will be Tuesday, December 17.
  • FDTC holds "Afternoon with Santa"

    FDTC holds "Afternoon with Santa"

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 11:47 AM EST2013-12-17 16:47:53 GMT
    Florence Darlington Technical College holds "Afternoon with Santa" CONWAY, SC (WMBF)- On  Tuesday, December 17, 2013 from 4- 8 p.m, Florence Darlington Technical College will be holding its "Afternoon with
    On  Tuesday, December 17, 2013 from 4- 8 p.m., Florence Darlington Technical College will be holding its "Afternoon with Santa" at the main campus Student Activity Center.
  • Organization helps provide 350 families with Christmas meal

    Organization helps provide 350 families with Christmas meal

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 4:04 AM EST2013-12-17 09:04:07 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A group of people in Myrtle Beach run an organization that gets a meal to 350 families in need on Christmas Day. The Feed A Family website says the group is made up of friends,
    A group of people in Myrtle Beach run an organization that gets a meal to 350 families in need on Christmas Day.
  • 2013 Grand Strand and Pee Dee holiday events

    2013 Grand Strand and Pee Dee holiday events

    Monday, December 16 2013 8:49 PM EST2013-12-17 01:49:52 GMT
    It's the holiday season in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee. Here's a list of family-friendly events to enjoy. EVENTS IN MURRELLS INLET Annual Christmas Parade, Sunday, Dec. 1 at 3 p.m. Get in the holiday
    It's the holiday season in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee. Here's a list of family-friendly events to enjoy.
  • Avoid the holiday blues and reduce stress

    Avoid the holiday blues and reduce stress

    Monday, December 16 2013 3:14 PM EST2013-12-16 20:14:44 GMT
    The holidays are supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year but between the shopping, the cooking, the parties, the traveling- they can also be the most stressful time of year.
    The holidays are supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year but between the shopping, the cooking, the parties, the traveling- they can also be the most stressful time of year.
  • Police remix 'Jingle Bells'

    Police remix 'Jingle Bells'

    Sunday, December 15 2013 4:21 PM EST2013-12-15 21:21:08 GMT
    Police in Hampton, Virginia released a remix of "Jingle Bells" just in time for Christmas.
    Police in Hampton, Virginia released a remix of "Jingle Bells" just in time for Christmas.
  • Man sells Christmas trees for charity donations

    Man sells Christmas trees, donates to charity

    Monday, December 9 2013 3:36 PM EST2013-12-09 20:36:22 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – One local man woke up last November and decided he was going to start selling Christmas trees. Jason Brown is the owner of Christmas-Fir-A-Cause. They are located right beside
    One local man woke up last November and decided he was going to start selling Christmas trees.
  • TWITTER: Updates from bell ringer

    TWITTER: Updates from bell ringer

    Wednesday, December 4 2013 11:12 AM EST2013-12-04 16:12:52 GMT
    View Twitter updates from a man who's trying to break a world record for bell ringing.
    View Twitter updates from a man who's trying to break a world record for bell ringing.
  • Online shopping: Cyber Monday and beyond

    Online shopping: Cyber Monday and beyond

    Monday, December 2 2013 12:17 PM EST2013-12-02 17:17:56 GMT
    (CNN) - If Black Friday crowds were just too much, or Black Friday deals just weren't enough, shoppers can rejoice in another big day on the retail calendar. There are some tips and tricks for shopping
    If Black Friday crowds were just too much, or Black Friday deals just weren't enough, shoppers can rejoice in another big day on the retail calendar.

     
  • Ugly sweaters hot for holidays

    Ugly sweaters hot for holidays

    Sunday, December 1 2013 1:04 PM EST2013-12-01 18:04:31 GMT
    TORONTO, Canada (CBC News/CNN) - They can be tacky, cheerful, unusual, and downright hideous, but ‘tis the season for the ugly Christmas sweater. The ugly Christmas sweater has become a trend to wear at
    Themed parties and vintage stories are among the things that have made ugly sweaters trendy.
  • Shoppers try to stay civil throughout Holiday shopping

    Shoppers try to stay civil throughout Holiday shopping

    Saturday, November 30 2013 12:24 PM EST2013-11-30 17:24:00 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, and tension are high in the parking lots as shoppers fight for parking spots and access to the best deals. In a
    Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, and tension are high in the parking lots as shoppers fight for parking spots and access to the best deals.
  • Merchants host 'Holidays on the Boardwalk'

    Merchants host 'Holidays on the Boardwalk'

    Friday, November 29 2013 2:10 PM EST2013-11-29 19:10:42 GMT
    Saturday marks the start of "Holidays on the Boardwalk," a community event hosted by the Oceanfront Merchants Association. This year's events being on Saturday, Nov. 30 and continue until Dec. 21. Here's
    Saturday marks the start of "Holidays on the Boardwalk," a community event hosted by the Oceanfront Merchants Association.
  • NC officials say 2013 Christmas tree crop top-rate

    NC officials say 2013 Christmas tree crop top-rate

    Some Christmas tree growers have already opened for business in North Carolina, and agriculture officials say consumers will be picking from one of the best crops in recent years.
    Some Christmas tree growers have already opened for business in North Carolina, and agriculture officials say consumers will be picking from one of the best crops in recent years.
  • Area HOAs prevent residents from putting up Christmas lights early

    Area HOAs prevent residents from putting up Christmas lights early

    Friday, November 29 2013 8:10 AM EST2013-11-29 13:10:27 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - HOA boards across the Grand Strand are regulating when residents can set up their outdoor holiday decorations. Reporter Monique Blair dug into why communities set these rules,
    HOA boards across the Grand Strand are regulating when residents can set up their outdoor holiday decorations. Reporter Monique Blair dug into why communities set these rules, and why some say this is a Grinch move.
  • Local Black Friday shoppers in line since 5 a.m. Tuesday

    Local Black Friday shoppers in line since 5 a.m. Tuesday

    Thursday, November 28 2013 1:27 PM EST2013-11-28 18:27:35 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A group of Black Friday shoppers have been waiting in line outside the Myrtle Beach Best Buy store since 5:00a.m. Tuesday morning. It's  a tradition the group has upheld for more than
    A group of Black Friday shoppers have been waiting in line outside the Myrtle Beach Best Buy store since 5:00a.m. Tuesday morning.
  • Sports, Thanksgiving go together like turkey and stuffing

    Sports, Thanksgiving go together like turkey and stuffing

    Thursday, November 28 2013 8:57 AM EST2013-11-28 13:57:01 GMT
    (RNN) – Thanksgiving is here, and we love it so much. Before you set in stone what time your family will eat, or what time you'll take your nap on Thursday, here are some of the most important game on
    There is nothing like the excuse, "right after this play, honey" to know that Thanksgiving is here.
  • Three mistakes to avoid when frying a turkey

    Three mistakes to avoid when frying a turkey

    Thursday, November 28 2013 4:23 AM EST2013-11-28 09:23:05 GMT
    Thanksgiving is a day for family, football and lots of food. But, with all the cooking comes hazards. In fact, cooking fires happen more on Turkey Day than any other day in the year. "It's definitely
    Summerville Fire Department Captain Jacob Evans says there are three dangerous mistakes he sees people make every year when it comes to frying turkeys. 
  • Tips to keeping safe while you're shopping for Black Friday

    Tips to keeping safe while you're shopping for Black Friday

    Wednesday, November 27 2013 8:30 PM EST2013-11-28 01:30:09 GMT
    FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA (WMBF) David McLeod Boulevard is one of the busiest shopping districts in Florence. Whether you'll be spending your hard earned cash in Florence or elsewhere, there are a few safety
    David McLeod Boulevard is one of the busiest shopping districts in Florence. Whether you'll be spending your hard earned cash in Florence or elsewhere, there are a few safety tips that you should keep in mind.
  • Holiday travel headaches on busiest day to fly

    Holiday travel headaches on busiest day to fly

    Wednesday, November 27 2013 8:26 PM EST2013-11-28 01:26:08 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF)- The Wednesday before Thanksgiving might be the busiest day of the year to travel, but it also might be the most frustrating day for airline passengers this year fighting delayed
    The Wednesday before Thanksgiving might be the busiest day of the year to travel, but it also might be the most frustrating day for airline passengers this year fighting delayed flights due to weather.
  • Have a healthy Thanksgiving without sacrificing the savor

    Have a healthy Thanksgiving without sacrificing the savor

    Wednesday, November 27 2013 4:00 PM EST2013-11-27 21:00:41 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Between the turkey, the sides and the desserts, Thanksgiving can cost you a lot of calories. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average person eats about 4,500 calories
    Between the turkey, the sides and the desserts, Thanksgiving can cost you a lot of calories. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average person eats about 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving.
  • LIST: Black Friday 2013 deals

    LIST: Black Friday 2013 deals

    Wednesday, November 27 2013 2:19 PM EST2013-11-27 19:19:46 GMT
    Check out this list of Black Friday sales and deals on social media. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #blackfriday2013.
    Check out this list of Black Friday sales and deals on social media. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #blackfriday2013.
  • Many flights delayed, canceled on year's busiest travel day

    Many flights delayed, canceled on year's busiest travel day

    Wednesday, November 27 2013 9:02 AM EST2013-11-27 14:02:18 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – With the pre-Thanksgiving stormy weather, many airlines are offering waivers and compensation for those affected by the storm. WMBF News's Alex Holley will be reporting live from
    On this busiest travel day of the year, Alex Holley is live at Myrtle Beach International Airport, watching closely for any delays and cancellations – tune in to WMBF News Today for the latest.
  • Thanksgiving Recipe Contest winner announced!

    Thanksgiving Recipe Contest winner announced!

    Tuesday, November 26 2013 6:49 AM EST2013-11-26 11:49:15 GMT
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Thanksgiving time is here! Before you baste your turkey and prepare the stuffing, WMBF News Today wants to hear YOUR favorite Thanksgiving recipe! Send it to us, and we will pick
    Thanksgiving time is here! We asked our viewers to send us their favorite recipes, and we were floored by the response! Dozens of you sent in your recipes, and we practically have enough to fill a cookbook!
  • AAA gives tips for holiday travel

    AAA gives tips for holiday travel

    Tuesday, November 26 2013 4:24 AM EST2013-11-26 09:24:05 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - AAA Representative Traci Lawrence says the peak times for Thanksgiving travelers on the road will be on Wednesday afternoon. Lawrence says people getting off work tend to leave
    AAA Representative Traci Lawrence says the peak times for Thanksgiving travelers on the road will be on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Broadway at the Beach reschedules tree lighting

    Broadway at the Beach reschedules tree lighting

    Saturday, November 23 2013 12:57 PM EST2013-11-23 17:57:30 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Broadway at the Beach had scheduled their annual Christmas tree lighting for Saturday, Nov. 23, but the event has been postponed. The tree lighting is now scheduled for Saturday,
    Broadway at the Beach had scheduled their annual Christmas tree lighting for Saturday, Nov. 23, but the event has been postponed.
  • Thanksgiving closings and garbage schedules

    Thanksgiving closings and garbage schedules

    Saturday, November 23 2013 10:24 AM EST2013-11-23 15:24:40 GMT
    Several city and county offices in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee are observing the Thanksgiving holiday, and that may affect the day your garbage is collected. In the City of North Myrtle Beach there will
    Several city and county offices in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee are observing the Thanksgiving holiday, and that may affect the day your garbage is collected.
  • Myrtle Beach collects Coats for Kids

    Myrtle Beach collects Coats for Kids

    Saturday, November 23 2013 9:15 AM EST2013-11-23 14:15:45 GMT
    The City of Myrtle Beach will have five drop-off locations for Coast RTA's Coasts for Kids Campaign. If you want to participate, bring a new or gently worn coat, jacket, sweater, gloves, hat or a blanket
    The City of Myrtle Beach will have five drop-off locations for Coast RTA's Coasts for Kids Campaign.
  • Check it off your list: CPSC recalls children's toys

    Check it off your list: CPSC recalls children's toys

    Friday, November 22 2013 5:46 PM EST2013-11-22 22:46:59 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – While your gifts may not be wrapped and under the tree yet, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has suggestions on what you shouldn't put on your shopping list this holiday
    While your gifts may not be wrapped and under the tree yet, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has suggestions on what you shouldn't put on your shopping list this holiday season.
  • Thanksgiving Recipe Gas Card Giveaway Contest

    Thanksgiving Recipe Gas Card Giveaway Contest

    Friday, November 22 2013 5:10 PM EST2013-11-22 22:10:33 GMT
    Happy Thanksgiving! To help our viewers celebrate Turkey Day, we're giving away a $100 Kangaroo gas card to one lucky viewer! To Enter: Find your favorite Thanksgiving recipe and send it, either in text
    Click here to find out how to enter the Thanksgiving Recipe Gas Card Giveaway Contest! Send us your favorite Thanksgiving recipe for the chance to win a $100 Kangaroo gas card!
  • Stores offer Black Friday prices a week early

    Stores offer Black Friday prices a week early

    Friday, November 22 2013 4:13 PM EST2013-11-22 21:13:03 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - It is Brown Black Friday! Stores are starting their Black Friday sales this Friday. Walmart is leading the pack with sales starting at 8 a.m. Golfsmith will also have a pre-black
    Walmart is leading the pack when it comes to Pre-Black Friday sales. The chain has unveiled deals similar to Black Friday on toys and electronics one week early. This year's holiday shopping season seems to be all about the early birds.
  • Take a photo that will capture the memories

    Take a photo that will capture the memories

    Monday, November 19 2012 2:37 PM EST2012-11-19 19:37:19 GMT
    (RNN) - Family and friends will be gathering together during the holiday season for dinners, parties, and gift exchanges and many will document the festive season. To get that perfect memento of the season,
    The holiday gatherings are the perfect time to photograph friends and loved ones. Here are some tips to make sure your pictures make the memories last.
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