Susan Hardin, WBTW News 13

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Past articles by Susan:

Investigators determine fire at Windjammer Pub in Little River started outside at the back of the building

LITTLE RIVER, S.C. (WBTW) — A fire that destroyed the Windjammer Pub in Little River started at the outside rear side of the building, investigators said on Thursday. Tony Casey with Horry County Fire Rescue said while investigators have determined where the fire originated, the cause of the fire has been classified as undetermined. The two-alarm […] → Read More

Jason Aldean’s truck crashes in West Virginia

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – A tractor-trailer belonging to country music superstar Jason Aldean crashed on I-64 early Thursday morning. According to Cabell County dispatchers, the call came in around 4:20 Thursday morning. The crash happened near the 6th mile marker on I-64 in Huntington. No injuries were reported. Officials on scene say the tractor-trailer was […] → Read More

Nikki Haley selected to Clemson Board of Trustees

CLEMSON, S.C. (WSPA) – Nikki R. Haley has been named to the Clemson Board of Trustees effective immediately, school officials announced on Tuesday. She succeeds David H. Wilkins, of Greenville who is retiring as a Trustee after serving since 2007. Wilkins will become a Trustee Emeritus. Haley was selected to fill the seat vacated by Wilkins […] → Read More

Florence County Sheriff’s Office seeks help finding missing 14-year-old girl

FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) – Investigators need your help locating a missing Florence teenager. Tymira Janiah Graham, 14, was last seen leaving her home on Leigh Lane in Florence at about 2 p.m. on Friday, according to the Florence County Sheriff’s Office. She is described as about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing about […] → Read More

LIST: Vaccine clinics and testing for COVID-19 in the Pee Dee, Grand Strand areas

COLUMBIA, S.C. —DHEC is providing regular updates for COVID-19 vaccine clinics and testing opportunities in the Pee Dee Region (Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Sumter, and Williamsburg counties). Most current vaccine clinic information: Most current testing site information: Vaccination… → Read More

MISSING: Woman last seen on Sept. 27 could be in Myrtle Beach area

DILLON, S.C. (WBTW) – Authorities are seeking the public’s help to find a missing woman last seen in the Floydle community of Dillon. Crystal Diane McDaniel has been missing since the evening of Sept. 27, according to the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office. McDaniel was wearing a pink or purple shirt, blue jeans and black shoes […] → Read More

MISSING: Florence County man last seen after being released from hospital

FLORENCE COUNTY, (WBTW) – Police are asking for help finding a 57-year-old man who was reported missing by family. Michael Scott Johnson was last seen in the 800 block of Pamplico Hwy on Friday after being released from the hospital, according to the Florence Police Department. He is described as 5’10”, 120 pounds, with grey […] → Read More

MISSING: Woman last seen in Floydale area of Dillon County on Monday

DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) – Authorities are looking for a woman last seen in the Floydale area of Dillon County. The Dillon County Sheriff’s Office says Crystal McDaniel, 38, has been reported missing. She has been missing since Monday evening, according to a report made to the sheriff’s office Thursday night. McDaniel was last seen […] → Read More

Marion County to begin mask mandate on Monday

MARION COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — All students and staff must wear masks on Marion County school grounds beginning Monday. The district announced the requirement just after a ruling from the United States District Court decided South Carolina can’t enforce its ban on mask mandates in schools. Schools now have the right to choose if they want […] → Read More

Driver dies after crashing through a fence, into a pond during chase in Florence County

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. – A man has died after driving at least 90 miles per hour through Florence County, activating a chase with a sheriff’s deputy and then crashing into a pond, according to authorities. A Toyota Camry was traveling east on Alligator Road at 3:17 a.m. Thursday morning at about 90 mph when a […] → Read More

Tractor-trailer fire closes Hwy 378 to one lane in Conway

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) – Traffic was down to one lane for a while on Tuesday morning after a vehicle fire and fuel leak on Highway 378 in Conway. Horry County Fire Rescue crews were dispatched to a vehicle fire at about 10:53 a.m. at Hwy 378 and Pee Dee Highway. A tractor-trailer was engulfed […] → Read More

Did anyone win the $545 million Powerball jackpot Monday?

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) – South Carolina lottery players are hoping to win big this coming Wednesday night after the Powerball jackpot once again went unclaimed. After no winner in the Powerball drawing Monday night, the game’s jackpot has soared to $570 million. Monday’s winning numbers were 21, 22, 39, 44, 60 and a Powerball of 12. […] → Read More

1 person injured when car drives through Goodwill store in Pawleys Island

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (WBTW) – On person was injured when a car drove through the front of the Goodwill in Pawleys Island on Monday. Midway Fire Rescue crews were at the scene of the crash at about 2:30 p.m. They asked drivers to please avoid the area while they were working. One patient was taken […] → Read More

One person injured in ‘drive-by style’ shooting in Marlboro County

MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) – One person has been injured in what authorities are calling a “drive-by style” shooting in Marlboro County. The victim is being airlifted to a hospital for treatment. No further information is available about that person’s condition. The shooting happened at HWY 15-401 at Cottingham Blvd on Friday afternoon, according to […] → Read More

Survey finds South Carolina voters support Interstate 73

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce released results of a survey that indicated 79 percent of voters from across South Carolina support plans for Interstate 73. Additionally, 82 percent of voters in the state’s 7th Congressional District (Myrtle Beach area) approve of the interstate. The survey also asked voters […] → Read More

LIST: Times and places for COVID-19 vaccines and testing in our area

Here are the times and places for COVID-19 vaccines and testing in the counties of Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Marion and Marlboro. COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and free, DHEC reports. They reduce people’s risk of getting severely ill from COVID-19. Walk-ins are welcome or make an appointment for a DHEC clinic by clicking here or calling 866-365-8110. Pfizer now […] → Read More

No suspect in Dillon County shooting

DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) – The sheriff’s office is investigating a shooting in Dillon County that happened on Wednesday night. A man was shot at about 7:20 p.m. on Thicket Place, which is off Highway 38 in the Oak Grove community, according to Dillon County Sheriff Douglas Pernell. The sheriff did not have information on a possible suspect. Count on News13 for updates as they become available. → Read More

Armed suspect in mask robs gas station in Marlboro County

MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) – Authorities say someone with a weapon robbed a gas station in Marlboro County on Tuesday night. An armed robbery happened at the Citgo near the intersection of Hwy 15-401 and Jennings Street, according to the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect was wearing a mask and left on foot, authorities […] → Read More

Person injured in shooting on White Street in Myrtle Beach during the afternoon

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) – A person was injured in a shooting on White Street in Myrtle Beach on Tuesday afternoon, according to police. Officers with the Myrtle Beach Police Department responded to a reported shooting at 1:57 p.m. Officers found one person had non-life-threatening injuries. The person was taken to a local hospital for […] → Read More

Multiple crews respond to a structure fire on Woodland Drive in Horry County

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) – Multiple fire departments are on the scene of a structure fire off Woodland Drive. Horry County, Myrtle Beach, and Murrells Inlet crews are at 8149 Woodland Drive. They were called at about 5:18 p.m. on Tuesday. There are no reported injuries. One person will be displaced. The fire will be […] → Read More