Meghan Miller, WBTW News 13

Meghan Miller

WBTW News 13

Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

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Past articles by Meghan:

More than food: Veterans Cafe gives back $130,000 to Myrtle Beach area

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) — Lou and Rhonda Mascherino celebrated the opening of their new restaurant, Veterans Cafe and Grille, on Veteran’s Day 2009. Fast forward 12 years, and the quaint spot in Northgate Plaza has turned into what’s arguably known as Myrtle Beach’s own military museum. From the moment you step foot inside, you […] → Read More

Researchers say microplastics might decimate Grand Strand marine wildlife

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Plastics are polluting South Carolina’s land, air and oceans. It’s a claim not exactly welcomed by coastal communities that depend on tourism and outdoor recreation to fuel the economy. One Coastal Carolina University professor said he’s seeing the affects humans and plastics are having in South Carolina’s coastal waters. “What […] → Read More

Back to Nature: Myrtle Beach State Park generates historic $6M amid pandemic

MYRTLE BEACH, .S.C (WBTW) — COVID-19 restrictions made a lot of people rethink what to do with their time, and the answer led thousands outside to discover South Carolina’s state parks. “Whatever problems you think you got, they kind of go away,” photographer Jim O’Neil said. “You listen to the sounds of the birds and […] → Read More

Horry County Schools prep to tackle COVID-19 in new year

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — COVID-19 has created a new dynamic in how school districts across the nation are planning to keep students, teachers and faculty healthy in the new school year. South Carolina’s 1,261 schools are returning with full face-to-face classes as virus cases continue to climb. Every county in South Carolina in the […] → Read More

Chief: HCPD needs 20 more officers a year to deal with growth, vacancies

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Horry County’s police chief said his department needs 20 additional officers per year just to keep up with growth and vacancies over the next four years. The Horry County Police Department responded to 13,270 calls for service in May 2021, according to recent data presented to county leaders. Approximately 32% […] → Read More

One-third of officers left South Carolina forces during pandemic — What the state is doing to recruit

CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) — Attracting new talent to South Carolina police departments is getting more difficult, according to state leaders. “You do not have any other opportunity to make an instant impact in the lives of people to help them, than you do with what we do,” said Dale Long, the chief of the Conway […] → Read More

Remarkable Women: Superintendent works to show ‘possibilities are endless’

MARION CO, S.C. (WBTW) – If you know anything about Marion County, chances are you’ll know the name of Dr. Kandace Bethea. Not only is she superintendent of the Marion County School District, but she’s a public service leader in the community she grew up in and now calls home. “It is a special place […] → Read More

Jaime Harrison speaks to News13 ahead of Florence rally

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — News13’s Meghan Miller talked to Jaime Harrison Friday ahead of his Saturday visit to Wilson High School in Florence. Harrison’s rally begins at 5 p.m. In the interview, Harrison talked about the state of the race, why the race is getting so much attention, rural health care, the affordable care […] → Read More

More than 100 positive COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths now linked to North Carolina church event, health officials say

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – More than 100 confirmed COVID-19 cases and three deaths have now been linked to a Charlotte church event, according to local health officials. The Mecklenburg County Health Department said there are now 99 positive cases in Mecklenburg County, two confirmed cases in Iredell County, three COVID-19 related deaths, and […] → Read More

Myrtle Beach police officers remember fallen Officer Hancher

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — As a family of brothers and sisters in blue prepare to say a final goodbye to one of their own, they’re vowing to keep his memory alive. PFC. Jacob Hancher was shot and killed while responding to a domestic call on Saturday in Myrtle Beach. “We were on a call […] → Read More

Darlington Co. woman charged with attempted murder, arson, abuse of vulnerable adult

HARTSTVILLE, SC (WBTW) – A Darlington County woman has been charged with attempted murder and abuse of a vulnerable adult after police say she set fire to a home. Michelle Outlaw Kissiah has been charged with arson, 1st degree, attempted murder, knowing and willful abuse of a vulnerable adult and public disorderly conduct in connection […] → Read More

2 more arrested, 19 firearms seized in Little River drug bust

LITTLE RIVER, S.C. (WBTW) – Police arrested a man and a woman after finding 19 firearms, drugs and stolen items in Little River. Horry County police searched a home on Aug. 6 on the 800 block of Sultana Drive near Little River following an extensive drug investigation. The search warrant had ties to another drug […] → Read More

Man charged in connection to woman's assault in Maxton, deputies say

The Robeson County Sheriff's Office arrested a man, who deputies claim, assaulted a woman early Friday morning. → Read More

Evening fire destroys home in Laurinburg

The City of Laurinburg Fire Department says it received a call about the fire on Gulf Street around 7 p.m. Tuesday. → Read More

Deputies investigate reported armed robbery at convenience store

Deputies with the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office are investigating a reported armed robbery at a convenience store Thursday night. → Read More

Official SC Christmas tree arrives in Columbia ahead of Carolighting

The holiday season kicked off in South Carolina Tuesday, as the state's official Christmas tree arrived in Columbia. → Read More

Attorney: Gag order lifted in Tammy Moorer case

A judge signed off Wednesday on an order that has lifted the gag order in the Tammy Moorer case, according to her attorney. → Read More

Myrtle Beach woman dies after being hit by truck

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a pick-up truck on Tuesday evening in Horry County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. → Read More

Police:Body pulled from Horry County pond following distressed swimmer call

Rescue teams responded to reports of distressed swimmers in an Horry County pond Friday evening. → Read More

Power outage impacts more than 1,000 Horry Electric customers

According to Horry Electric Cooperative, the members are served off of a circuit at the Barefoot substation. → Read More