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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Graphs, charts, procedures, it all leads up to a conclusion when it comes to science fairs.
Of his science project, Dylan Proctor said, "As I was doing my research, I found different definitions, things about wings."
But what Dylan found goes beyond the conclusion that he came to at the end of the project. "As we started going through the project, we started getting closer and closer, going out and doing more things together."
You see, Dylan's dad, David Proctor, works at PEO Aviation Headquarters and flew Apache helicopters for over 19 years, something that inspired Dylan to choose his science project topic of "Is Bigger Really Better?" Throughout his research, Dylan investigated whether bigger wings make for a better aircraft.
David said, "When he chose this topic, I was pretty excited about it. It's a chance to share something with him that I've worked in for over 30 years."
With his dad by his side, Dylan worked on the project for months. David explained, "Like most parents, we want to spend more time with our kids, but our jobs take us away from it and in this case, this was a chance to do a little bit of both."
While the aviator in him wanted to come out, the dad side won over. David said, "As we went through the trial and error portion, it was very difficult sometimes not to, to prevent from telling him you might not want to do that."
In the end, Dylan found the answer to his question. "It's kind of funny. We went through all this to find out that it depends on the purpose of the wing, what are you going to be doing, the temperature. All that varies," Dylan said.
And as for dad? He found a way to bond with his son.
Out of hundreds of science fair projects, Dylan placed in the top 3, securing his spot to compete in the state science fair.
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 8:58 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:58:33 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 >>
Monday, September 1 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:18:34 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 3:55 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:55:16 GMT
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing. Among those heroes are the thousands of troops who brought Hitler's EuropeMore >>
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing.More >>