south carolina

Prison Riot

Deadly brawls at a maximum security prison in South Carolina leave 7 dead and 17 injured.

It’s the deadliest U.S. prison riot in 25 years. Three separate fights began inside Lee Correctional Facility prison at 7 pm Sunday, then spread into 7 hours of uninterrupted violence which left 7 inmates dead and 17 more wounded. Most of the dead were killed by slashing or stabbing with homemade knives. Emergency crews from six agencies responded to the…

Amtrak Crash

The NTSB investigation is underway into a fatal Amtrak passenger train crash in South Carolina.

At least two people are dead and over a hundred injured following a train crash in the early hours of Sunday morning 10 miles south of Columbia, South Carolina. Amtrak train 91 was carrying more than 140 passengers and crew between New York and Miami, and was apparently traveling on the wrong track before smashing into a stationary freight train….

ATTN SC Residents: Time to Update Your Passports

MYRTLE BEACH (WFXB) – IF you live in South Carolina, Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, or Washington, your driver’s license doesn’t meet new federal security requirements. That means that when you go to the airport, even if you’re traveling within the United States, you have to use an alternative form of identification, like a passport, military ID, or…

Pet of the Week: Franklin

Meet our Pet of the Week! This week we have Franklin. This sweet boy is a 3-year old Terrier mix. He loves nothing more than to go outside and run or just relax by your side. Franklin is so loyal that the shelter believes he would make a wonderful service or therapeutic dog. He wants nothing more than to find…

Renting vs. buying

To buy or rent? That is the questions that thousands of people ask themselves each and every year when considering their next home. There are pros and cons to each option, so Faith Adams from Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group visits the studio to break it all down. For more information, contact Faith at

Are you a first-time homebuyer?

Are you a first-time homebuyer? The ansewer may not be as simple as you think. Faith Adams from Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group explains the different options for first-time home buyers. For more information, contact Faith Adams at

How one South Carolina woman escaped a kidnapping

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WFXB) – A 20-year old South Carolina woman says she will never drive an automatic car again after she was able to get away from kidnappers, thanks to her stick shift. Jordan Dinsmore attends Midlands Tech. Last week, she was abducted at gunpoint from her apartment parking lot and forced to drive her suspects around Columbia. Because the…

Not all solar eclipse viewing glasses are safe, NASA warns

The Great Solar Eclipse is coming up on August 21 and thousands of spectators are expected to flock to South Carolina to view the historic event. You’ll need special protective eyewear and if you’ve already snagged a pair, NASA says beware. Make sure to watch the eclipse through special eclipse-viewing glasses, and be certain they aren’t fakes. NASA says that…

Listing of the week

For more information on this listing, contact Nancy Johnson at or (843) 318-1838.