Kate Merriman, WMBFNews.com

Kate Merriman

WMBFNews.com

Charlotte, NC, United States

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Past articles by Kate:

‘I put my life on the line for it’: Grand Strand veterans reflect on Flag Day

Grand Strand veterans are reflecting on service to country as the United States celebrates Flag Day on Monday. → Read More

Band from Myrtle Beach performs at Carolina Country Music Fest

The Carolina Country Music Fest is not only bringing out top country music artists like Darius Rucker and Eric Church but local artists too. → Read More

CCU alum hosts World Ocean Day cleanup project in Myrtle Beach

A Coastal Carolina University graduate is on a mission to improve the planet one cleanup project at a time. → Read More

Bill to give NC returning workers bonuses approved by Senate

The measure approved Tuesday would provide $1,500 to people who accept reemployment within 30 days of the bonus program starting. → Read More

Data shows nearly 30% of South Carolinians worry about facing eviction, foreclosure

Nearly 30% of South Carolinians are worried about evictions or foreclosures, according to recent data collected around the country. → Read More

Myrtle Beach metro area ranks No. 4 for slowest internet in U.S. for 2021

Data from over 1.3 million speed test results were used to analyze and rank average speeds by HighSpeedInternet.com. → Read More

U.S. birth, fertility rates drop in 2020

The number of U.S. births has dropped for the sixth consecutive year to the lowest number since 1979. → Read More

Nearly 50 employers to participate in job fair at HGTC

Grand Strand businesses are eager to welcome potential employees to the Spring 2021 Job Fair at Horry-Georgetown Technical College on Tuesday. → Read More

Work from home deadline for Horry County students is Monday

Parents and guardians of Horry County students who want their child to finish the school year at home have one day left to make the decision. → Read More

‘You’ll never be white’: Driver goes on racist rant against deputy during traffic stop

The woman accused the deputy of harassing her, as he wrote her a ticket for using her cell phone while driving. → Read More

Police prepare to keep runners safe in 2021 Myrtle Beach Marathon

The Myrtle Beach Marathon is one day away, but crews are preparing now. → Read More

DEPUTIES: Man wanted for dousing woman with nail polish remover and setting her on fire

Deputies are looking for a man who they say doused a woman in nail polish remover and set her on fire. → Read More

Businesses respond to expiration of extra outdoor seats, signage

Businesses are preparing to pack up their extra outdoor seating and it’s because of the city’s order to allow extra seating and extra signage coming to an end. → Read More

Man caught at airport smuggling singing birds in his clothing

Officials found 35 birds, stuffed inside hair rollers, hidden in his clothing. → Read More

‘My God, what have they done?’: Residents frustrated about Holmestown Road repaving project

The repaving project on Holmestown Road has been ongoing for weeks, but many aren’t happy with the results so far. → Read More

Prescription drug use for mental health up 12% in S.C., study shows

Many South Carolinians are turning to prescription drugs for mental health. → Read More

SCDMV urging South Carolinians to get Real ID sooner rather than later

The deadline to get a Real ID is Oct. 1, but the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles wants people to get it sooner rather than later. → Read More

Amber Alert issued for abducted Texans teens believed to be in immediate danger

Authorities on Monday issued an Amber Alert for two teenagers abducted in the Dallas area who are believed to be in immediate danger. → Read More

Scammers targeting new FEMA funeral assistance program

Scammers are focusing on a new federal program aimed at helping to pay for COVID-19 funeral costs. → Read More

Horry County reports low summer camp registration, some parents hesitant over virus concerns

Horry County recreation centers are ready to welcome kids back for summer camp this season but parents’ hesitation might be a reason why many haven’t signed up yet. → Read More