Author: WFXB Staff

Local Bars Lose Liquor Licenses After Violating Gov. McMaster’s Executive Orders

Two local bar’s have lost their liquor licenses for violating Governor McMaster’s coronavirus executive order. The Rum Bar, otherwise known as Barnacle Bill’s Rum and Raw Bar, had their license revoked after they reportedly “hindered a SLED investigation”. The establishment, located in downtown Myrtle Beach, announced they will be temporarily closed due to “repairs”. The South Carolina Department of Revenue…

Bill Passed Supporting Expansion of Broadband Internet Access Across South Carolina

A bill supporting the expansion of Broadband has been approved by the the South Carolina General Assembly. The new legislation provides financial incentives to smaller power companies and cooperatives in effort to help hundreds of thousands of South Carolinians receive better internet access. This is especially imperative with many schools participating in virtual or some form of hybrid learning. The…

Shots Fired in Darlington County Early This Morning

Shots fired were reported in Darlington County early this morning. Authorities have blocked off Short Coker and Arnold Street after the shooting occurred. A coroner was called to the scene but it’s unclear at this point if there were any casualties. EMS initially responded as well but have since left. Additional details will be revealed later today.

Body Found by Woman Walking Dog Identified, No Foul Play Suspected

The body discovered by a woman while walking her dog yesterday morning has been identified. 50-year-old Sean O’Brien was discovered in the Litchfield area at the end of Georgieville Community Road, near a line of woods. The coroner said there is no indication of foul play and he likely passed away within 24 hours of being found. O’Brien was believed…

Mitch McConnell Promises “Orderly” Transition of Power Despite President Trump’s Claims

Following his visit to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s public viewing, President Trump re-solidified his previous statement concerning peaceful transition of power. The president is still wary over the integrity of November’s election. He once again reiterated unproven claims that mail-in voting will be more susceptible to fraud while speaking with reporters outside the White House yesterday. He added he cannot promise…

Dozens Arrested in Louisville During Second Night of Unrest Over Breonna Taylor Ruling

Protests continued nationwide again last night following the ruling on Breonna Taylor’s death. In Louisville, the epicenter of the outrage, 26-year-old Larynzo Johnson has been accused of shooing two Louisville Metro officers Wednesday night. He faces two counts of assault in the first degree and 14 counts of wanton endangerment. One victim, major Aubrey Gregory, was discharged from the hospital…

Man Creates Facebook Page Dedicated to Catching Pedophiles in Horry County

A man from Horry County has created a new Facebook group meant to catch pedophiles. The group is called PANDA Patrol Carolinas, with PANDA standing for “Parents Against Not Doing Anything.” The anonymous creator said he was inspired during quarantine after watching YouTube videos. He poses as a teenager in chat rooms and after gathering enough incriminating information, confronts them…