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Florence County deputies find 20 pounds of cocaine on bus during traffic stop
FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - Florence County deputies seized over 20 pounds of cocaine after pulling over a bus during a traffic stop Sunday morning. Florence County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a passenger bus around 7:19 a.m. along West Lucas Street in Florence. After talking with the driver, deputies utilized their narcotic detecting K9 to conduct a free air sniff around the perimeter of the bus. The K9 alerted its handler of an odor from the lower baggage compartment.
Mourners gather for Lake City native killed by cartel on Mexico trip
LAKE CITY, S.C. (AP) — Photos of a peewee football player flashed across a slideshow. The image of a smiling young man adorned memorial T-shirts. But the body of the Lake City native gunned down three weeks ago by the Gulf cartel in Mexico was kept shielded from funeral-goers. Over 100 people gathered Saturday to […]
Severe storms hit homes and businesses in Manning
MANNING, S.C. — A storm Sunday afternoon caused damage to homes and businesses in Manning, South Carolina. The weather brought with it scary moments for Richard Johnson as he worked at the Dollar General in Manning when strong winds came rolling through. He was in the store with his manager and another customer at the time.
Florence County deals with flooding after 3 inches of rain in 24 hours
FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Multiple roads were blocked by high water Monday morning in Florence County. Flooding was reported along a section of Howe Springs Road and on Silverleaf Road. East Howe Springs Road was closed at Bannockburn and Howe Springs. High water was also seen along Highway 52, including in the Milestone Lane […]
Lake City’s Andre McFadden-Pressley finishes 2nd in national wrestling championships
LAKE CITY – Lake City High School’s Andre McFadden-Pressley finished in second place in the junior 285-lb. division at the 34th annual High School Nationals wrestling championships in Virginia Beach, VA, March 24-26. With his second place finish, McFadden-Pressley also earned All-American honors. McFadden-Pressley defeated wrestlers from Virginia, Maryland, Georgia and New York by fall through […]
VIDEO: Weekend rain floods roads, damages buildings in the Midlands
SUMTER, S.C. (WIS) - Commuters Monday morning in the Midlands found they may have to find alternative routes to work. Rain Sunday night into Monday left parts of Sumter underwater. Police advised drivers to avoid South Pike East near the DMV and Liberty Street near Swan Lake. In Manning, multiple...
Storms rumble through South Carolina; some damage reported
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A line of severe weather passed through the South Carolina Midlands on Sunday, bringing with them wind, some hail and damage in some places. While several Midlands counties were under severe thunderstorm warnings at one time or another into the early afternoon, one area appears to have gotten the strongest gusts.
Deputies searching for missing Andrews teen
ANDREWS, S.C. (WCSC) - The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is looking for help in locating a missing 16-year-old boy. Troy Dendre Williams was last seen in the Birch Avenue area on Friday. Police described him as 5′7″ and 125 pounds. Anyone with information about this should call...
Juvenile leads Florence County deputies on chase, crashes after attempted traffic stop, official says
FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A juvenile was taken into custody Saturday after allegedly leading Florence County deputies on a chase that ended in a crash, according to Major Mike Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy tried to pull over a juvenile driver who was driving without headlights turned on, according to […]
Frontier Communications’ landline phone service down in Pamplico
PAMPLICO, S.C. (WBTW) — Frontier Communications’ landline phone service in Pamplico is down, according to Florence County Emergency Management. The outage is affecting about 300 lines in the city limits of Pamplico, the agency said. Anyone who has an emergency and needs to call 911 should use a cell phone. Frontier is working to fix […]
Man allegedly threatened to kill Florence County officer and their family, sheriff’s office says
FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A man was arrested Thursday after allegedly threatening to kill a “sworn law enforcement officer employed by the Florence County Sheriff’s Office” and their family, the sheriff’s office said in a release sent to News13 on Friday. Christopher Anthony Hilton, 33, is accused of multiple counts of threatening the life […]
BGCPD Names Justin McNair Youth of the Year
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Pee Dee Area named Justin McNair of Lake City as the Pee Dee Youth of the Year during its annual Steak N Burger Dinner on March 9. The honor came with a $4,000 scholarship from The Carraway Turner Leadership Fund. He will compete in the state event in Greenville on April 1.
Andrews mayor says he wasn’t notified EMS services would be relocated
ANDREWS, S.C. (WCSC) - In a town of over 2,500 people, the only available EMS ambulance and staff has been moved outside of the town limits of Andrews. With the former location being relocated in December, Andrews Mayor Frank McClary says Georgetown County never notified him or the town about the EMS location moving.
Key to Manning presented at city meeting
Manning City Council met for their scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 14. Marie Land was presented with a Key to the City of Manning for her volunteering and many contributions to the beautification of the City of Manning for over 25 years. Land is a member of several committees and clubs, such as the Manning Garden Club. She also helped greatly in the building of the Harvin Clarendon County Library.
Democratic Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson to speak with voters in Florence
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)— Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson will be meeting with voters, party officials, and other community members about the issues affecting Florence and South Carolina. The special event will happen on March 28 at the Showtime Event Center, 1210 W Evans St, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Man arrested and charged in connection with deadly drive-by shooting in Manning
MANNING, S.C. (WIS) - The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) arrested a man in connection with a drive-by shooting in Manning that resulted in the death of a woman. Officials say the shooting occurred Thursday, Feb. 2 at 203 Reardon Street. During...
Non-profit organizations launch ‘Kindergarten Readiness’ program for S.C. children
MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (WMBF) - A group of non-profits across multiple counties in South Carolina have come together to prepare kids for the classroom by launching a classroom readiness program. According to leaders in these organizations, more than half of the children entering Kindergarten are not ready, this new program...
MYSTERY PHOTO: Old gas station
This old gas station may look familiar to some of you, but tell us where it is and whether it has any political significance. Send us your guess – as well as your name and hometown – to email@example.com. Barry Wingard of Florence. It shows a big hammer...
Suspect in Reardon St. fatal drive-by shooting arrested
SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO)—Sumter County deputies and SLED have arrested a man for a deadly drive-by shooting last month in Manning. Dyontae Gamble is charged with the murder among other crimes. On February 2, Police say the shooting happened on Reardon Street where Lelanni Durham was shot and killed. This...
Arrest made in connection with February 2023 drive-by shooting
On February 02, 2023 there was a drive by shooting at 203 Reardon Street in Manning. During this shooting one of the victims (Lelanni Marie Durham) was struck by the gunfire and passed away from her injuries. On March 22, 2023 Dyontae Jevon Gamble was arrested with the assistance of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. Dyontae Jevon Gamble was charged with Murder, Assault and Battery 1st Degree, Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime, and Discharging a Firearm into a Dwelling. The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office was of great assistance in the investigation of this case. This is an ongoing investigation. If you have any information on this crime please contact the Manning Police Department at 803-435-8859 of the Manning Police Department Crime Tip Line at 803-433-8025.
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