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NC WFO WILMINGTON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories
WFO WILMINGTON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Friday, December 14, 2018. The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a. New Hanover County in southeastern North Carolina...
Coroner identifies woman who died after crash on Hwy 17 in Horry County
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - A woman died following a crash on Highway 17 in Horry County on Friday. Horry County Coroner Michelle McSpadden identified the woman who died as 69-year-old Brenda Spires Epps, of Myrtle Beach.
Mr. Donnie Lee Frink Sr., 83
ASH — Mr. Donnie Lee Frink Sr., 83, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. A viewing will be held from 1:30 to 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14, at the chapel of Peoples Funeral Home of Shallotte, 5190 Ocean Highway, West Shallotte. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturd
Troopers: Man killed after driver runs red light
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — The South Carolina Dept. of Public Safety is investigating a fatal crash Friday morning. Troopers say a North Myrtle Beach man ran a red light Friday around 9:40 on U.S. 17 at Middle Gate Road, t-boning another vehicle with his Dodge pickup truck.
Solicitor to review case after two women died in back of county transport van
Horry County, S.C. (WPDE) — Part of the case regarding the two women who died when an Horry County transport van was swept away in flood water is on 12th Circuit Solicitor Ed Clements’s desk.
Suspect arrested after major drug indictment
Horry County, S.C. (WPDE) — One of the three suspects wanted after a major drug indictment has been taken into custody, according to Horry County Police. According to bookings at the J. Rueben Long, Katelyn Anne Stelter of Longs is in custody on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, possessio
Mother faces charges after baby dies in Myrtle Beach
A mother of two in Myrtle beach is accused of kiling two of her newborn babies. One this week and the other a little more than a year ago. 30-year-old Alyssa Dayvault is accused of killing two of her newborn babies. One this week and the other a little more than a year ago, according to the arrest w
North Myrtle Beach High School celebrates 14th annual "Christmas Angels" event
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - On Friday, North Myrtle Beach High School celebrated its 14th annual "Christmas Angels" event meant to help children. The event involves more than 500 students who raise money to help get Christmas wishlist items for children at local elementary schools.
South Carolina Pastor Under Fire for Giving Wife $200K Lamborghini as Anniversary Present
A South Carolina pastor has responded to the backlash he’s faced after presenting his wife with a $200,000 Lamborghini as a gift for their eight-year wedding anniversary. John Gray, leader of Relentless Church in Greenville, caught the internet’s attention this week when a viral video showed him giv
Horry County police help N.C. agencies in chase after suspect
Tabor City, N.C. (WPDE) — Horry County police helped law enforcement officers from Tabor City and from the Columbus County Sheriff's Office in a chase for a suspect Thursday afternoon.
Coroner investigating possible connection between 2008 baby death and recent cases
Conway, S.C. (WPDE) — Horry County Coroner Robert Edge says his office is gathering DNA to be tested to see if there is any connection between Alyssa Dayvault and Baby Boy Horry.
Grinch to appear at Christmas Village in Shallotte
LELAND, NC (WWAY) — The Grinch stole the show on Good Morning Carolina to preview an event happening in Shallotte this weekend. The Christmas Village is one of three vendor events the Town of Shallotte holds throughout the year.
North Myrtle Beach officer involved in crash following chase; search continues for stolen car
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A North Myrtle Beach police officer was involved in a crash following a chase on Thursday. Pat Dowling, with the City of North Myrtle Beach, said in an email to News13 that the officer's car "wound up on its side following a stolen car chase."
Brunswick County may front $1.8 million for 45-acre expansion of Cape Fear Regional Jetport
BRUNSWICK COUNTY — On Monday night county commissioners will vote on fronting $1.8 million, in the form of a grant advance, for the acquisition of 45 acres from a private landowner to build additional aircraft hangars at the Cape Fear Regional Airport in Oak Island.
After 16 years with Brunswick County, emergency services director to retire
BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Brunswick County’s emergency services director, Brian Watts, will retire by the end of the year. Watts served a total of 16 years working for the county; twelve working as the EMS services director and his last four as emergency services director.
Slain North Carolina teen 'might be alive' if authorities hadn't overlooked evidence from 2016 case, prosecutor says
LUMBERTON, N.C. -- (WGHP) -- The kidnapping and killing of 13-year-old Hania Aguilar may have been prevented if authorities had properly handled DNA evidence from a separate case last year, a North Carolina prosecutor said.
Shallotte car theft suspects arrested
SHALLOTTE, NC (WWAY) — The two men accused of stealing a car in Shallotte Monday are now behind bars. According to a Facebook post, Shallotte Police said they identified both suspects and found them in South Carolina. Detectives followed the men back into Brunswick County and then pulled them over.
Video of Possible UFO Lights Off North Carolina Coast Now Going Viral
An unidentified flying object was just filmed and uploaded to YouTube by a fisherman on the North Carolina coast. According to ‘CRLarkin’, his video shows “Stationary orange lights in the sky. Seen east off of Cape Lookout on 11/13/18, roughly between 9-10PM Eastern.”
NMB woman twice gave birth, dumped baby in trash, warrants say
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) — A North Myrtle Beach woman is facing a handful of charges after police say she dumped two of her newborn children into the trash. According to warrants, Alyssa A. Dayvault gave birth on or about Dec. 2 or 3 at her home on Oak Street in North Myrtle Beach.
Suspects wanted for stealing keys, then car at Shallotte Walmart
SHALLOTTE, NC (WWAY) — Police are looking for two suspects accused of stealing a vehicle from the Walmart parking lot in Shallotte. Around 7:00 p.m. on Monday, two men pulled into the Shallotte Walmart in the car shown in these surveillance photos.