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Recent Articles by Ray
S.C. reports 32 new cases of COVID-19; governor not issuing statewide lockdown
State health officials on Thursday announced two additional deaths related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus in South Carolina. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to nine.
Published March 27, 2020 at 5:40 AM
WATCH LIVE: Gov. McMaster holding press conference on coronavirus cases in South Carolina
Gov. Henry McMaster, along with state public health officials, will be holding a press conference on coronavirus cases in South Carolina Thursday afternoon.
Published March 26, 2020 at 4:29 PM
Health officials investigating 82 new cases of COVID-19 in South Carolina; more than 8k expected by May
Wednesday’s new cases brings the total number statewide to 424 cases in 39 counties, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.
Published March 25, 2020 at 11:23 PM
More than 8,000 cases of COVID-19 in SC by May, according to state health officials
State health officials have projected that there will be more than 8,000 cases of COVID-19 in South Carolina by May.
Published March 25, 2020 at 7:48 PM
Health officials announce two more coronavirus related deaths in South Carolina
Health officials announced Tuesday night that there were two more additional deaths related to the coronavirus.
Published March 24, 2020 at 11:22 PM
Isle of Palms considering prohibiting check-ins for short term rentals, hotels
Leaders on the Isle of Palms will be considering a number of measures on Wednesday including prohibiting check-ins for short term rentals and hotels.
Published March 24, 2020 at 11:13 PM
South Carolina schools to remain closed through April
On Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Henry McMaster and South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced the state’s schools will remain closed for the duration of the month of April.
Published March 24, 2020 at 3:49 PM
Health officials investigating 103 new cases of coronavirus in South Carolina
DHEC officials also reported two more coronavirus related deaths in South Carolina. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to five.
Published March 23, 2020 at 11:54 PM
McMaster to hold news briefing on S.C. COVID-19 cases Monday
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster will provide an update on COVID-19 and the state’s response in a news briefing late Monday afternoon.
Patrick Phillips and
Published March 23, 2020 at 3:51 PM
State health officials report two more coronavirus related deaths in SC
State health officials have reported two more coronavirus related deaths in South Carolina.
Published March 23, 2020 at 3:34 PM
Health officials investigating 45 new cases of coronavirus in SC; beach restrictions announced
State health officials announced on Friday that they are investigating 45 new cases of coronavirus in South Carolina.
Published March 20, 2020 at 6:09 PM
Governor requests South Carolinians to use common sense, not to hoard supplies
“Ladies and gentlemen, please don’t hoard supplies,” Gov. Henry McMaster said during a press conference Thursday afternoon.
Published March 19, 2020 at 9:40 PM
New cases of coronavirus in SC involves a case in Charleston County, 2 in Beaufort Co.
State health officials have announced 13 additional cases of coronavirus in South Carolina.
Published March 18, 2020 at 5:06 PM
Gov. Henry McMaster orders restaurants to stop dine-in services beginning Wednesday
Governor Henry McMaster has ordered all restaurants in South Carolina to stop dine-in services beginning Wednesday.
Published March 17, 2020 at 10:54 PM
DHEC: Two more possible cases of coronavirus reported in South Carolina
State health officials have announced that they are investigating two new possible cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus.
Published March 10, 2020 at 4:48 PM
Missing Charleston woman’s body found in Spartanburg County
Charleston police say the body of a missing woman has been found in Spartanburg County.
Published March 2, 2020 at 9:13 PM
Police chief: Neighbor abducted and killed 6-year-old Faye Swetlik
Officials with the Cayce Department of Public Safety said a neighbor abducted and killed 6-year-old Faye Swetlik.
Ray Rivera and
Published February 18, 2020 at 8:41 PM
S.C. woman dials 911 with her toes after car crushes her hands on highway
Emergency officials say a woman was able to dial 911 with her toes after her hands were crushed by a car as she was attempting to replace a flat tire on I-95 in Colleton County.
Published February 3, 2020 at 2:47 PM
Deputies release new photo of car seen in video hitting S.C. school crossing officer
Deputies are asking for the public’s help to locate a motorist who was caught on camera hitting a school crossing officer in downtown Charleston.
Published January 30, 2020 at 5:05 PM
Deputy tases his own K-9 after dog bites cow in Georgetown County
A deputy was forced to tase his K-9 partner after the animal bit a cow during an investigation into a burglary in Georgetown County.
Published January 22, 2020 at 6:21 PM
DNR: Hunter fatally shot father, daughter after mistaking them for deer
Emergency officials say a father and his daughter were killed in a hunting accident when they were mistaken for deer in Colleton County on Wednesday.
Ray Rivera and
Published January 2, 2020 at 7:58 PM
Student arrested after fight at Colleton Co. Middle School sends girl to the hospital
Investigators have announced the arrest of a female student after a fight at Colleton County Middle school sent another girl to the hospital.
Published December 17, 2019 at 4:36 PM
Lowcountry school bus driver who impregnated 14-year-old sentenced to 22 years in prison
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced on Thursday that Kevin Michael Wesley, Jr. pleaded guilty on Monday to charges in the case.
Published October 10, 2019 at 4:34 PM
DHEC: Customers who ate at Goose Creek Waffle House may have been exposed to Hepatitis A
Customers who ate at a Goose Creek Waffle House may have been exposed to Hepatitis A, according to state health officials.
Published September 18, 2019 at 1:49 AM
Lowcountry man captures surreal video of island of trees floating by during Hurricane Dorian
A Lowcountry man was in the midst of preventing water from getting into his home during Hurricane Dorian’s swipe of the coast Thursday when he saw something strange.
Published September 5, 2019 at 8:34 PM
SC father delivers baby in family car on the way to hospital
It was quite an early morning for a Goose Creek father who managed to deliver his baby boy in the family car and get the newborn and his wife to the hospital.
Published August 15, 2019 at 10:39 PM
Woman arrested for leaving kids in car, a week after mother charged with murder for leaving girl in car
Investigators have arrested a woman for leaving two kids in a car, a week after authorities say the woman’s mother was arrested on murder charges for deliberately leaving a disabled child in a vehicle.
Published August 13, 2019 at 2:21 PM
Report: Two charged with murder after deliberately leaving disabled 13-year-old in car for several hours
Two people have been charged with murder after authorities say they left a disabled 13-year-old girl in a car for several hours leading to the child’s death in Colleton County.
Published August 6, 2019 at 6:09 PM
Twenty people fall into the water after dock collapses at South Carolina restaurant
Twenty people fell into the water after a dock collapsed at a restaurant in Mount Pleasant Saturday evening, according to police.
Published June 30, 2019 at 10:08 AM
Community devastated after 10-year-old dies following classroom fight
Flowers, balloons, and stuffed animals were left in front of a Colleton County elementary school where investigators say a fight in a classroom led to the death of a 10-year-old girl two days later.
Patrick Phillips and
Published March 27, 2019 at 8:17 PM
Standoff in Wayne Co. ends without injuries
Yard work leads to surge in Lowcountry fires
DHEC releases number of coronavirus cases in S.C. by zip code
Ga. DPH reporting 2,800+ cases of COVID-19
DHEC: Infant formula companies not giving out free formula
WMBF News Staff