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Body found in water at Ocean Isle Beach
The call came into emergency response around 11:30 Friday morning. The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office says Blair Whitney Anderson, 25, from Ocean Isle Beach, has been identified as the victim. Her body was found in the water off Inland Drive.
Report: Attempted sexual assault near Myrtle Beach Speedway
MGN Image A woman reported an attempted sexual assault Saturday afternoon near the Myrtle Beach Speedway. According to the police report, the incident happened Saturday around 1 p.m. Due to heavy redaction, the report only listed the location of the incident as Persimmon Lane. The woman reported w
Gag order: Sunset Beach considers banning Council members from speaking with public, media, and others | Port City Daily
The revision would prohibit an elected councilmember from communicating with outside elected or appointed officials, media, and the public on their own accord.
Student starts fire inside bathroom of Horry County elementary school
LITTLE RIVER, SC (WMBF) - No injuries were reported after a student started a small fire inside a bathroom at a Little River area elementary school Monday, according to district officials. Lisa Bourcier, spokesperson for Horry County Schools, said the student started the fire at Waterway Elementary
Assistant Chief of Police for Oak Island resigns following sudden resignation of chief a week prior | Port City Daily
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Loris man sentenced to 15 years in prison on drug charges
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – A Loris man pleaded guilty to two drug charges involving cocaine and marijuana and was sentenced to serve 15 years in prison, according to a news release from the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.
Police say suspect on stolen motorcycle led officers on chase reaching 130 mph
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WIS) - A Conway man is facing charges after leading police on a chase reaching speeds of 130 miles-per-hour on a stolen motorcycle.According to an Horry County Police Report, Michael Walter Paul, 30, is charged with reckless driving, failure to stop for blue lights, simple possessi
Sunset Beach to revise proposal to control council communication
The 3-1 vote came at council’s bimonthly meeting Tuesday morning, Oct. 16, after town council members Jan Harris and Richard Cerrato objected to councilman John Corbett’s proposed “communications policy amendment.” Mayor Pro Tem Mark Benton was absent.
Loris Dollar General robbed at gunpoint
Two men robbed the Dollar General in Loris last Friday night. Friday night just before 10, two men wearing all black clothing entered the Dollar General store in the 2000 block of Highway 9 Business East in Loris. One of the suspect pulled a gun on the store manager and demanded money from the regis
Someone siphoned gallons of fuel from FEMA vehicle parked at Myrtle Beach hotel, cops say
Fifteen gallons of diesel fuel was siphoned from a Federal Emergency Management Agency RV parked at a Myrtle Beach hotel, according to a police report.A FEMA employee called Myrtle Beach police Saturday after noticing the vehicle lost fuel while parked near the Hilton Garden Inn on Coastal Grand Cir
Texas men found guilty of trafficking $1.5M in drugs in North Myrtle Beach
The men were arrested after a raid on their beachfront resort hotel room. Investigators said drug dealers armed with assault weapons kept watch, some traveling from as far as Washington, D.C., to assist in the operation. Evidence showed they spent large amounts of cash partying in Myrtle Beach night
Controlled burn sparks out of control in Brunswick County
CIVIETOWN, NC (WECT) - What began as a small controlled burn ended up burning out of control in Civietown, NC Sunday morning.According to Civietown Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief James Clemmons, the call came in shortly after 10 a.m.Multiple storage sheds and the roof of a trailer had cau
Body found during search identified as missing man - WWAY TV
Austin Long (Photo: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office)COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Investigators say a body found during a recent search is the missing man crews were trying to find.October 13, the CUE Center for Missing Persons organized a search for Austin Buck Long. The 22-year-old from Nakina was re
Developers hope to bring a new residential neighborhood to North Myrtle Beach
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - At its last meeting, North Myrtle Beach City Council recently tabled the second reading of an ordinance to amend the Town Center area in the Barefoot Resort Planned Development District.Developers submitted a proposal to revise a portion of the Town Center area near the Int
Inmate who escaped a Florence detention center Sunday apprehended
FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Law enforcement officials have apprehended an inmate who escaped from a Florence detention center early Sunday morning. According to a tweet from the South Carolina Department of Corrections posted Layquan Patrick Hanley was arrested again around 2:55 p.m. Sunday. UPDATE
Two men found guilty of running million-dollar cocaine distribution ring in North Myrtle Beach
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Two Texas men have been convicted of distributing cocaine while at a North Myrtle Beach resort in 2017. According to a press release from U.S. Attorney Sherri Lydon, 30-year-old Abraham Arturo Rodriguez and 23-year-old Ruben Rodriguez, both from Brownsville, Texas, we
North Carolina state trooper shot and killed, traffic stop in Whiteville, Columbus County near the South Carolina line :: WRAL.com
Tabor City, N.C.— Hundreds of people, including law enforcement officers, paid their respects to Trooper Kevin K. Conner at an outdoor funeral at South Columbus High School on Sunday.Conner was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop early Wednesday in Columbus County near the South Carolina
Improvements planned for Myrtle Beach intersection to reduce crashes
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Nighttime lane closures are planned for a portion of US 17 in Myrtle Beach as SCDOT makes improvements to reduce the number of car crashes. The City of Myrtle Beach says the South Carolina Department of Transportation will be working along US 17 at 76th Avenue North to make
SC officer pulls over mayor during first day on duty
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Typically one's first day on the job is memorable but one first-timer with the Myrtle Beach Police Department had a first day she will never forget. PTL Amanda Johnston stopped a driver for an expired tag and it turned out to be none other than Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bet
The Tammy Moorer kidnapping trial enters it's third week Monday.
The prosecution makes closing arguments in the Tammy Moorer trial on Oct. 22, 2018. (Credit: WPDE) Moorer is accused in connection with the disappearance of Heather Elvis in December 2013. The state rested last Wednesday; Thursday, the defense began calling witnesses. Friday afternoon, Moorer took t