Author: WFXB Staff

Metered Parking to Resume in Myrtle Beach Starting Monday

If you plan on making your way to downtown Myrtle Beach, you better bring some change with you. It’s that time of year….metered parking season is back in full swing. This coming Monday, officials say the meters will be in effect until October 31st. For those wondering, the money that’s collected through the meters is used for projects in the…

HCS Board Provides Updates in Effort to Keep Schools Safe During Pandemic

Horry County Schools are one step closer to making their buildings safer for everyone during the pandemic. To start, the HCS Board confirmed they hope to finish the installation of plexiglass barriers at all of their middle schools by Friday. Information on when those students will return to full-time, in-person learning should be released shortly. The HCS Board also revealed…

Florence County Deputies Search for Two Armed Robbers

Florence County Deputies are searching for a pair of armed robbers. Two men robbed a Dollar General on South Irby Street in Effingham on Friday night. They held the cashier at gunpoint and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. The FCSO is now seeking the public’s help identifying the men involved….

NC Man Arrested on a Dozen Animal Cruelty Charges

A North Carolina man was arrested in connection to a dozen animal cruelty charges. 25-year-old Nehemiah Pate had 12 dogs seized from his home in Pembroke after officers received tips from concerned neighbors. The dogs were found in an outdoor caged area and were severely malnourished. They were immediately rescued and are now receiving care and treatment at local veterinarian…

NASA’S Rover Sends Back First Images, Videos, Sounds From Mars

The first video footage, photos and even sounds from NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance have been released! The over one metric ton piece of machinery landed last week, but we had to wait for photos to be sent back to Earth via satellite in order to gain access to what information the rover is receiving. Now we have access to the…

Train Crash Leads to Massive, Fiery Explosion in Texas

This morning, a train collided with an 18-wheeler in Texas causing a large explosion and fire. Multiple first responders arrived on scene after reports of the crash came just before 7 a.m. The 18-wheeler hit the 14-car train just outside of Cameron. The train was carrying coal, gasoline and other hazardous materials when it derailed which is what caused the…

Biden Remembers the 500,000 American Lives Lost to Covid-19

Last night, President Biden addressed the over 500,000 Americans lives lost to Covid-19 with a speech and candlelit vigil. In his address, the president confirmed half a million is more Americans killed in one year “than in World war I, II, and the Vietnam War combined.” It’s also “more lives lost to this virus than any other nation on Earth.”…

U.S. Attorney General Nominee Grilled in Senate Confirmation Hearing

Merrick Garland is on track to be confirmed as President Biden’s attorney general sometime next week. Garland is an American attorney who serves as a United States circuit judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He has served in that position since 1997. He was previously considered to fill a Supreme Court seat in…