Monday, September 1 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:31:17 GMT
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morning.Troopers say the crash occurred on Bookman Rd. about three miles west of Elgin at about 6 a.m. The motorcycleMore >>
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morningMore >>
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Several residents who are living in the apartment complex Melrose Place in Jackson, have been without water for days, but we've just learned Monday afternoon, that the water have been restored thanks to our news coverage.
"I don't know who to call I got on Facebook I was like who to call my girlfriend was like I'm going to call the news, I said that works out just fine because they sure came out and now we got water so thank you WLBT," said Courtney Cuyjet who lives at the complex.
Cuyjet's girlfriend called 3 On Your Side to try to get some help, so our reporter, Annette Peagler went to the complex to see what the problem was and to talk to the residents affected directly.
The water problem appeared to be stemming from a water main break that lies right outside the complex's leasing office. The problem has caused water to be shut off for nearly a week.
"We've been out of water for this long and we haven't had a notification that the water was going to get turned off, they didn't notify us that it was not going to come back on and they still haven't said anything to us about it," said Brea Davis, who is one of the residents without water.
Some of the people living in the complex have been without water since Wednesday. As an alternative, they have been going to other buildings in the complex, filling up water and then taking it back to their building. Some of the families include small children and people who live there just would like some sort of explanation. However, they say they haven't had any luck from management.
"It makes me feel kind of disturbed because I got my child here and my fiancé and we have to leave home and go get water," said Johnny Dorsey, a resident in the complex.
"You can't wash your face, you can't bathe or nothing," said Adam Charles Moore who also lives in Melrose Place.
Monday afternoon, Peagler received a call from the Maintenance Manager stating that they had crews working on the issue all day and that the water have been restored. Peagler spoke to residents on the phone and they say if it wasn't for our coverage they could still be without.
Sunday, August 31 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:12:10 GMT
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Dozens of videos are all over Twitter from parties held at Coastal Carolina University. Many of the posts lead back to a group called I'm Shmacked. It makes videos at universitiesMore >>
Dozens of videos are all over social media from parties held at Coastal Carolina University.More >>
Friday, August 29 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:21:29 GMT
An Alexander County woman is facing charges after deputies say she molested a four-year-old at a church while services were happening. According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old CarolMore >>
According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old Carol Diane Britto, of Taylorsville, was charged with one count of first degree statutory sex offense and one count of indecent liberties with a child.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:46:22 GMT
Under a bright Carolina sun, citizens across the state enjoy going out and making a few waves on the lakes. Some like Johnathan Crossland enjoy fishing as a method of recreation and relaxation for a while.More >>
Boaters and law enforcement officials provide safety advice when making waves on the lakes.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:26:15 GMT
Labor Day was quiet for Kevin Gray, but last Friday night proved to anything but quiet. Gray and a friend witnessed a shooting near C.F. Bolden Stadium that night which put a game between C.A. JohnsonMore >>
Neighbors in Barhamville Estates demand protection following a shooting near Bolden Stadium on Friday night, More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:35:14 GMT
You've likely noticed a spike in gas prices across the Midlands. They have jumped almost 15 cents after a steady drop nationwide.Prices are about $3.11 in the area on Labor Day, which, when compared toMore >>
You've likely noticed a spike in gas prices across the Midlands. They have jumped almost 15 cents after a steady drop nationwide.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:32:26 GMT
With a severe thunderstorm moving its way through the Midlands, customers across Richland and Lexington counties currently find themselves without power. South Carolina Electric & Gas is reporting overMore >>
Over 4,000 outages have been reported across the Midlands according to SCE&G.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:54:12 GMT
Whitney Hempsey remembered what doctors told her before she gave birth to her second child years ago. "It's like, 'Hey, are you tired of being pregnant?" Hempsey recalled. "'We can give you this and youMore >>
Mothers come together at Improving Birth Rally in an effort to stop rushed births.More >>