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Recent Articles by Kristin
WATCH: Osprey flies with large Spanish mackerel in its claws over Myrtle Beach
Some beachgoers got to see an amazing sight over Myrtle Beach.
Published July 3, 2020 at 10:15 AM
Pittsburgh area health officials link new COVID-19 cases to Myrtle Beach, other beach cities
Health officials in the Pittsburgh, Pa. area said people who recently tested positive for the coronavirus had traveled to Myrtle Beach and other Carolina beach towns.
Published July 2, 2020 at 11:11 PM
Warrants: 3-year-old nearly drowned at Myrtle Beach hotel pool while mother was at beach
A mother was taken into custody after warrants state that her three-year-old child almost drowned at a Myrtle Beach hotel pool.
Published June 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Mayor: Deadly shooting on Ocean Blvd. resulted from ‘gang violence from outside of our borders’
Myrtle Beach police are investigating a second shooting in two days along Ocean Boulevard.
Published May 25, 2020 at 4:17 PM
Sen. Lindsey Graham worries Georgia’s reopening is ‘going too fast too soon’
One South Carolina senator is voicing his opinion on the state of Georgia reopening certain businesses starting on Friday.
Published April 21, 2020 at 4:17 PM
Former Florence County sheriff smiles in mugshot; faces domestic violence, probation violation charges
The former Florence County sheriff has been arrested again.
Published February 3, 2020 at 11:32 PM
SCHP: Lancaster County deputy involved in wreck in Marion County
The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated a crash Wednesday night in Marion County that involved a Lancaster County deputy.
Published January 22, 2020 at 9:02 PM
'We just held hands’: Students recount moments EF1 tornado tore through Loris H.S. parking lot
The National Weather Service confirmed an EF1 tornado blew through the Loris High School parking lot on Monday.
Ian Klein and
Published January 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM
One dead after truck goes into pond along Highway 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet
A person has been pronounced dead after driving their truck into a pond along Highway 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Kristin Nelson and
Published December 24, 2019 at 9:07 PM
Horry County man receives package with pipe bomb inside, police say
Horry County police said a man made a scary discovery when he opened up a package he received on Friday.
Published November 22, 2019 at 9:21 PM
Florence man rescues beagle tied to tree during Hurricane Dorian
A passerby came to the rescue of a little beagle who he said was tied to a tree and shivering as Hurricane Dorian hit the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.
Published September 8, 2019 at 7:32 AM
JEEP WATCH ENDS: Infamous vehicle removed from the beach after Dorian
Jeep Watch 2019 has officially come to an end.
Kristin Nelson and
Published September 6, 2019 at 11:12 AM
JEEP WATCH: Owner explains why Jeep was left on beach during Hurricane Dorian
A red Jeep captured the attention of the nation Thursday while Hurricane Dorian’s heavy rains and gusty winds battered the Grand Strand coastline.
Kristin Nelson and
Published September 5, 2019 at 11:18 PM
Search for missing Florida firefighters expands up Grand Strand coastline
The search and rescue mission for two Florida firefighters who disappeared while on a fishing trip, has expanded up the Grand Strand coastline.
Published August 21, 2019 at 5:47 PM
Myrtle Beach vacationer receives new ‘beach leg’ after other one washed away by wave
A woman vacationing in Myrtle Beach can enjoy the rest of her trip and go back in the ocean.
Published August 9, 2019 at 5:30 AM
Huge wave causes woman to lose prosthetic ‘beach leg’ during Myrtle Beach vacation
A woman vacationing in Myrtle Beach has an interesting request for fellow beachgoers: If you see a fake leg give her a call.
Published August 7, 2019 at 8:22 PM
‘God is great’: Myrtle Beach vacationer reunited with rings dedicated to late wife
One man can breathe a sigh of relief after he was reunited with a special memento that he lost during his vacation in Myrtle Beach.
Published July 31, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Four sea turtle protection cages destroyed in North Myrtle Beach
Officials are trying to find the person or persons who destroyed four cages that are meant to protect sea turtle nests.
Published July 17, 2019 at 5:02 PM
$50k bond set for mother accused of leaving her 2 kids in hot car at Florence Walmart
Florence police rescued two children from inside a hot car on Tuesday.
Published July 10, 2019 at 2:52 PM
Social media post showcasing Myrtle Beach police’s sense of humor goes viral
One social media post shows that police officers have a sense of humor too.
Published July 9, 2019 at 10:23 PM
‘She is such a fighter’: Sophie gaining weight, playing as she recovers from abuse
A German shepherd puppy who was rescued from one of the worst animal abuse situations the Grand Strand Humane Society has ever seen, is making big strides every day.
Published July 8, 2019 at 10:17 PM
Bond set for mother accused of leaving one-year-old in hot car in Florence
A baby was rescued from a hot car, while the mother was inside a Florence Walmart, according to Florence County Chief Deputy Glenn Kirby.
Published July 3, 2019 at 9:16 PM
‘I have never felt so shocked and terrified:’ Toddler nearly impaled by umbrella along Grand Strand
One family’s day at the beach almost took a tragic turn after a toddler was nearly impaled by an umbrella launched in the air by a sudden gust of wind.
Nick Doria and
Published June 19, 2019 at 7:47 AM
Woman on mission to find owner of ring found in Myrtle Beach waters
She said she knows it may be a long shot, but one woman is on a mission to find the owner of a ring she found while swimming in the ocean in Myrtle Beach.
Published June 18, 2019 at 8:36 PM
Pregnant cow shot, killed; authorities searching for shooter
The Marion County Animal Control hopes the public will help find the person who shot at least one cow.
Published March 22, 2019 at 9:36 PM
Massive drug cartel investigation in Charlotte has ties to Myrtle Beach, documents say
A massive drug investigation involving a high-level Mexican drug cartel member has ties to Myrtle Beach, according to court documents.
Published February 14, 2019 at 7:12 PM
Driver accused of striking trooper on I-485 charged
WBTV Web Staff
Amazon joins Target and Walmart in removing Washington Redskins merchandise
Loved ones gather Thursday to mourn 34-year-old killed in north Charlotte shooting
Deputies search for person of interest in Catawba County homicide investigation
WBTV Web Staff
Mother of Beatties Ford shooting survivor calls for mental health resources for victims, families