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  • August Mugshots

    August Mugshots

    Monday, August 11 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-08-11 20:01:35 GMT
    August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
    August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
  • Tony Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

    Tony Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:18:58 GMT
    Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York. Stewart spoke Friday for the first time Ward died at an Aug. 9 dirt-track event in upstate New York. The three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since Ward's death. Stewart will race in Atlanta on Sunday night for the first time in three weeks. He says he took time out of respect for ...
    Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York. Stewart spoke Friday for the first time Ward died at an Aug. 9 dirt-track event in upstate New York. The three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since Ward's death. Stewart will race in Atlanta on Sunday night for the first time in three weeks. He says he took time out of respect for ...
  • Manhunt linked to missing person underway in Florence County

    Manhunt linked to missing person underway in Florence County

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:25:40 GMT
    Florence County Sheriff's deputies search a wooded area south of Pamplico near Salem Road.Deputies are looking for person of interest wanted for questioning in the disappearance of a missing person. When investigators approached the person during a traffic stop he fled into the woods.Authorities are not releasing the person of interest's name or description.Count on wbtw.com and News13 to keep you covered as more details become available.
    Florence County Sheriff's deputies search a wooded area south of Pamplico near Salem Road.Deputies are looking for person of interest wanted for questioning in the disappearance of a missing person. When investigators approached the person during a traffic stop he fled into the woods.Authorities are not releasing the person of interest's name or description.Count on wbtw.com and News13 to keep you covered as more details become available.
  • SC woman pleads guilty in NC kidnapping plot

    SC woman pleads guilty in NC kidnapping plot

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:45:20 GMT
    Frank JanssenFrank Janssen
    A South Carolina woman has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the gang-related kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father.
    A South Carolina woman has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the gang-related kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father.
  • Make sure SEC Network is ready to go for tonight's game

    Make sure SEC Network is ready to go for tonight's game

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:53 AM EDT2014-08-28 12:53:19 GMT
    It certainly has all the ingredients for a great game to start the season, but make sure you can...
    It certainly has all the ingredients for a great game to start the season, but make sure you can...
  • 9th Annual Beach, Boogie and BBQ brings new events and location change

    9th Annual Beach, Boogie and BBQ brings new events and location change

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:05:29 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - This 9th annual Beach, Boogie and BBQ begins Friday at The Market Common but this year it'll be at a new location. Organizers moved the event to the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conference Center near Grand Park.Crews spent Thursday setting up tents and getting things in order for the 42 groups expected to participate in this year's event.Known as the official barbecue championship of South Carolina., organizers say it takes nearly a year to plan an event of ...
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - This 9th annual Beach, Boogie and BBQ begins Friday at The Market Common but this year it'll be at a new location. Organizers moved the event to the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conference Center near Grand Park.Crews spent Thursday setting up tents and getting things in order for the 42 groups expected to participate in this year's event.Known as the official barbecue championship of South Carolina., organizers say it takes nearly a year to plan an event of ...
  • World's largest gator caught and finally in record books

    World's largest gator caught and finally in record books

    Friday, June 20 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-06-20 21:42:31 GMT
    Justin Wells photoJustin Wells photo
    A group of hunters from Texas now hold the world record for the largest American alligator caught legally. Justin Wells, of Bossier City, Louisiana, along with his three friends, Ryan Haltom, Tommy Bass and Jarrett Janus,caught the gator seven years ago in the Chalk Creek.
    A group of hunters from Texas now hold the world record for the largest American alligator caught legally. Justin Wells, of Bossier City, Louisiana, along with his three friends, Ryan Haltom, Tommy Bass and Jarrett Janus,caught the gator seven years ago in the Chalk Creek.
  • March Mugshots

    March Mugshots

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-06-18 14:24:40 GMT
    March arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.
    March arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.
  • Taco Bell offering free food for lifetime in "Eleven Lasting Dollars" Contest

    Taco Bell offering free food for lifetime in "Eleven Lasting Dollars" Contest

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:32 AM EDT2014-08-29 06:32:39 GMT
    Taco Bell is offering free food for a lifetime.
    Taco Bell is offering free food for a lifetime.
  • House fire North Charleston

    House fire North Charleston

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:40 AM EDT2014-08-29 12:40:16 GMT
    A home on Saddle Creek in North Charleston caught fire Friday morning...
    A home on Saddle Creek in North Charleston caught fire Friday morning...
  • Berkeley County Councilman to make council resolution asking DHEC to shut down GenEarth plant until they get some answers

    Berkeley County Councilman to make council resolution asking DHEC to shut down GenEarth plant until they get some answers

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:26:37 GMT
    Our investigation into the GenEarth plant in Berkeley County has revealed more new information. DHEC says the company is in violation of their permit and state law for several reasons, including a strong odor problem at the plant, and at sites where they distribute burned human sewage.Thursday afternoon, DHEC sent us a copy of a letter they sent the company on Wednesday. The letter says the plant's odor mitigation plan is not working. DHEC says they are receiving more and more complaints. The...
    Our investigation into the GenEarth plant in Berkeley County has revealed more new information. DHEC says the company is in violation of their permit and state law for several reasons, including a strong odor problem at the plant, and at sites where they distribute burned human sewage.Thursday afternoon, DHEC sent us a copy of a letter they sent the company on Wednesday. The letter says the plant's odor mitigation plan is not working. DHEC says they are receiving more and more complaints. The...
  • Blitz On 2 - Week 1 High School Football schedule & scores

    Blitz On 2 - Week 1 High School Football schedule & scores

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:36:09 GMT
    Blitz On 2 Week 1 all the high school football highlights from around the Lowcountry.Blitz On 2 Week 1 all the high school football highlights from around the Lowcountry.
    For all the High School Football highlights from around the Lowcountry tune in to Blitz On 2 with Brendan Clark Friday night at 11:10 p.m. only on News 2.
    For all the High School Football highlights from around the Lowcountry tune in to Blitz On 2 with Brendan Clark Friday night at 11:10 p.m. only on News 2.
  • College of Charleston student creates city guide app

    College of Charleston student creates city guide app

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:46:24 GMT
    As you are making plans for what to do this Labor Day weekend, there's an app for that. An app called ionCharleston was developed right here in the Low Country, by a business student at the College of Charleston. 22-year old Kenny Ridgell is the President of the company… and then there's school. “I'm a full time student… I'm taking around 13 hours, and thinking about picking up a computer science class to get some coding, pretty busy… working around 40 hours a week and going to school.” ...
    As you are making plans for what to do this Labor Day weekend, there's an app for that. An app called ionCharleston was developed right here in the Low Country, by a business student at the College of Charleston. 22-year old Kenny Ridgell is the President of the company… and then there's school. “I'm a full time student… I'm taking around 13 hours, and thinking about picking up a computer science class to get some coding, pretty busy… working around 40 hours a week and going to school.” ...
  • DHEC: GenEarth, Berkeley County Plant accused of awful odor, is breaking state law

    DHEC: GenEarth, Berkeley County Plant accused of awful odor, is breaking state law

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:41:04 GMT
    GenEarth, the bioenergy plant near Moncks Corner that has many people in Berkeley County complaining of horrible odors, is now being accused of breaking state law. The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control sent the company a letter August 21st accusing the company of violating the law. The letter was sent two days after News 2's Raymond Owens talked to residents at some Moncks Corner neighborhoods about a strong odor, described as being similar to burned sewage, that was in the ar...
    GenEarth, the bioenergy plant near Moncks Corner that has many people in Berkeley County complaining of horrible odors, is now being accused of breaking state law. The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control sent the company a letter August 21st accusing the company of violating the law. The letter was sent two days after News 2's Raymond Owens talked to residents at some Moncks Corner neighborhoods about a strong odor, described as being similar to burned sewage, that was in the ar...
  • Locals upset about new power-lines cutting through Hampton Park

    Locals upset about new power-lines cutting through Hampton Park

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:28:42 GMT
    In downtown Charleston, Hampton Park is a place to relax, to work-out, or to visit as a tourist...but some say the park is now divided.Downing Child lives in the Hampton Park Terrace neighborhood and she says SCEG's new power line rebuilding project is taking away from the park's natural beauty."It looks like it's either a ski lift or a highway," said Child. “These are not just hurricane-proof, they're monsters! They are really just too big for this beautiful park and historic residential str...
    In downtown Charleston, Hampton Park is a place to relax, to work-out, or to visit as a tourist...but some say the park is now divided.Downing Child lives in the Hampton Park Terrace neighborhood and she says SCEG's new power line rebuilding project is taking away from the park's natural beauty."It looks like it's either a ski lift or a highway," said Child. “These are not just hurricane-proof, they're monsters! They are really just too big for this beautiful park and historic residential str...
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    Mount Pleasant teen suddenly passes away while at school at Clemson University

    Mount Pleasant teen suddenly passes away while at school at Clemson University

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:21:10 GMT
    A Mount Pleasant family is grieving the loss of their 18-year-old daughter and sister after she dies suddenly while away at school in the up state.Clemsonfreshman Virginia Gilliam died on August 24 after what started out as a urinary tractinfection."Anybody that knew Virginia,knew shesaw the world through a child's eyes. Again, I knew that, my family knew that and i'm not a big social media guy but since then i've just been seeing all this out pouring,"Herb Gilliam.Social Media he says has b...
    A Mount Pleasant family is grieving the loss of their 18-year-old daughter and sister after she dies suddenly while away at school in the up state.Clemsonfreshman Virginia Gilliam died on August 24 after what started out as a urinary tractinfection."Anybody that knew Virginia,knew shesaw the world through a child's eyes. Again, I knew that, my family knew that and i'm not a big social media guy but since then i've just been seeing all this out pouring,"Herb Gilliam.Social Media he says has b...
  • State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

    State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:20:10 GMT
    Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation.
    Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation.
  • FBI Citizens Academy: SWAT Team

    FBI Citizens Academy: SWAT Team

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:58:57 GMT
    For the past month, we have been bringing you stories from the FBI Citizens Academy here in Charleston… and tonight, the 7 week course ended with a graduation for the attendees. But first a look at the SWAT team in the Low Country. Supervisory Senior Resident Agent Brian Womble, FBI, Charleston, “Our SWAT team is used frequently when we do any kind of high risk arrests around the state of South Carolina, they also deploy and support operations outside of South Carolina.” To prepare for hi...
    For the past month, we have been bringing you stories from the FBI Citizens Academy here in Charleston… and tonight, the 7 week course ended with a graduation for the attendees. But first a look at the SWAT team in the Low Country. Supervisory Senior Resident Agent Brian Womble, FBI, Charleston, “Our SWAT team is used frequently when we do any kind of high risk arrests around the state of South Carolina, they also deploy and support operations outside of South Carolina.” To prepare for hi...
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