Mocha the Mountain Lion lived in Socastee for 20 years after her owner, Chuck Bunnell, took ownership of her when she was young. Mocha lived to be about 19 years old before her recent death from old age. Bunnell plans to have her cremated.
Gary Wayne Bennett, convicted of murder in 2002, has been fighting his conviction, and legal parties on the case gathered Friday to discuss issues related to the case. The court ruled DNA testing will be done.
Tony Nevail Myers, 36, was convicted of first degree assault and battery, a trial done in his absence days before his final arrest on March 6 by the U.S. Marshal's task force in Myrtle Beach. Circuit court judge Steven John unsealed Myers' sentence and ordered him to serve nine years in prison on Tuesday.
Brothers Keshawn Datavis Steele and Tyron Elijah Daquan Steele, were granted bonds of $100,000 and $150,000 respectively in Horry County Court on Tuesday. They are accused of six counts of attempted murder in the summer 2017 Ocean Boulevard shooting in Myrtle Beach that became a viral video. Authorities have named Derias J’Shawn Little as the shooter but say the brothers acted "in concert" in the altercation that left six people injured in Myrtle Beach. March 13, 2018.