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Bikefest gets off to tragic beginning as two die overnight

Within the first hours of the morning that the 2018 Atlantic Beach Bikefest began two people died, marking a tragic beginning to the weekend of festivities.As attendees of the Blessing of the Bikes gathered Friday at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center to pray for safety, many had learned only a few

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-05-25 18:06:00

One killed in shooting at Myrtle Beach area bar

The victim, whose name hasn't been released, was taken to a hospital but later died, police said.

MYHORRYNEWS.COM - 2018-05-25 11:06:00

Wilmington’s first Dominican restaurant, Mamajuana, now open on South College | Port City Daily

When Jasmine Minaya first moved to Wilmington, she was disappointed by how few Dominicans she found. As a student at New Hanover High School, Minaya said her siblings were the only Dominican people enrolled.

PORTCITYDAILY.COM - 2018-05-25 09:45:00

WPD: Wilmington man in ICU after breaking into several homes - WWAY TV

Wilmington, NC (WWAY) — A Wilmington man accused of breaking into several homes is in the Intensive Care Unit after he severely injured himself on a glass window.Wilmington Police say William Tyler Tuttle, 29, was under the influence when he left his vehicle running in the middle of 15th and Market

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-05-25 15:41:49

He left his hotel room. When he returned his watermelon, rice and gun were gone

The Myrtle Beach hotel room of a man staying in town for Atlantic Beach Bikefest had items stolen Thursday evening when he briefly left, according to a police report.Myrtle Beach police were called just after midnight Friday to a hotel at 415 S. Ocean Blvd. where the 52-year-old man reported the inc

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-05-25 16:23:00

Myrtle Beach police ask for help identifying man after 'sexual exposure incident'

We have requested more information about the incident, including where it took place, when, and who the victim was. We'll update this story as those details are made available.

WPDE.COM - 2018-05-25 09:29:04

Police investigating shooting off Hwy. 501 in Horry County early Friday

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WBTW.COM - 2018-05-25 08:59:13

'Why are they acting like this?' Bikefest guests not happy about treatment

West Virginia resident John Jennings, 39, said fewer bikers were coming because of the bike loop.

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-05-26 09:12:00

Two Wilmington felons arrested with meth, marijuana and guns in Carolina Beach | Port City Daily

Daniel Glenn Craft and Jeffery Thomas Head, both from Wilmington, were arrested this week in Carolina Beach on numerous drug possession charges. (Port City Daily photo | Courtesy Carolina Beach Police Department)


Bear found dead in Sunset Beach, believed to be hit by car - WWAY TV

A bear hit by a car in Sunset Beach on May 23, 2018. (Photo: John Cubito)SUNSET BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A 200-pound male black bear was found dead on the side of a highway in Brunswick County early Wednesday.North Carolina Wildlife Biologist John Harrelson says it appeared to have been hit by a car on Hi


‘This is going to change my life’: Durham man wins $5 million

Bobby Matthews Jr. said he plans to start a new career after he won a $5 million lottery prize.Antennas in the Real World© 2017 Wilmington TV. All Rights Reserved. |contact@wilm-tv.com~ Capitol Broadcasting Company WILM-TV |Privacy Policy|Terms Of Use|2017 FCC/EEO ReportSite developed and hosted by


Anticipation for a safe, successful summer coming to newly dredged inlet - WWAY TV

HOLDEN BEACH, NC (WWAY) – Over the last few summers, many boaters in Holden Beach or Oak Island stayed away from it. Now the Lockwood Folly Inlet has been dredged and we went to see how smooth sailing will be entering the summer.

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-05-25 03:08:30

Missing swimmer found safe in Ocean Isle Beach

The Coast Guard said the man, who was not identified, was swimming near 371 E. First St. in Ocean Isle Beach when he was reported missing about 3:30 a.m.

BRUNSWICK BEACON - 2018-05-24 21:34:00

Carolina Beach businesses ready for boardwalk summer attraction

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Ferris wheels, candy apples and fun are in the air on Pleasure Island. The Carolina Beach Boardwalk Amusement Park is almost open and ready to go. The businesses on the boardwalk said this event really helps them out during the summer with sales and especially on Memorial

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-05-24 23:40:31

Four more charged in Durham restaurateur’s shooting death

Police said Thursday that four men have been arrested in the past week in the shooting death last month of a Durham restaurant owner.Antennas in the Real World© 2017 Wilmington TV. All Rights Reserved. |contact@wilm-tv.com~ Capitol Broadcasting Company WILM-TV |Privacy Policy|Terms Of Use|2017 FCC/E


Reward offered to find driver who hit WWAY alum George Elliott, took off - WWAY TV

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information about the driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that hurt former WWAY personality George Elliott earlier this month.

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-05-24 21:10:23

Sea Turtle Found Almost Dead in Outer Banks Last Winter Returns To Ocean

KURE BEACH, N.C. -- A loggerhead sea turtle that was found cold-stunned and near death along the Outer Banks last December is now going home.On Wednesday, more than 200 people gathered on the beach at Fort Fisher to watch the sea creature waddle back into the Atlantic Ocean. The N.C. Aquarium has he


Police: Fayetteville woman sexually assaulted cable guy

A Fayetteville woman was charged after authorities said she performed a sex act on an unwilling cable technician in her home.Antennas in the Real World© 2017 Wilmington TV. All Rights Reserved. |contact@wilm-tv.com~ Capitol Broadcasting Company WILM-TV |Privacy Policy|Terms Of Use|2017 FCC/EEO Repor


'Honey, you want to?': NC woman calls procedure to increase sex drive 'magic'

Stacey Towne, 46, knew there was more to her exhaustion than just being a busy mother of five.


College trustees approve new roof on Southport Center that will allow expanded use

“The estimated start date is June 1,” said Art Skipper, chairman of the Building and Grounds Committee. “The estimated completion date is October 15, 2018.”