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Brunswick Co. officials looking for missing 15-year-old
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager. Jasmine Shaw, 15, was last seen in the area of Black Chestnut Road in Leland at approximately 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
North Myrtle Beach and Conway to lose grocery stores by end of March
North Myrtle Beach and Conway will each lose a grocery store after Florida-based Southeastern Grocers decided to close two of their under-performing stores in the area. Southeastern Grocers is the parent company of both Bi-Lo and Harveys Supermarket.
Brunswick County attraction reopens for first time since Hurricane Florence
The Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site is now open to visitors, according to a news release from the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. The historic site of an early Southeastern North Carolina settlement near Wilmington suffered significant damage from Hurric
Five hurt in Brunswick County crash involving tractor-trailer
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - At least five people were hurt in a vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer in Brunswick County Thursday afternoon. David Robinson, chief of operations for the Coastline Volunteer Rescue Squad, said the crash happened on N.C. 211 near Little Macedonia Road in the Supp
Sunset Beach town councilman speaks out after being forced to leave meeting
SUNSET BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A Sunset Beach town councilman was forced out of a meeting Tuesday night after speaking out of turn. This came just two weeks after former mayor Greg Weiss resigned.
North Carolina doctor gets 3 years for trading drugs for sex
GASTON COUNTY, N.C. -- A North Carolina doctor has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for giving female patients drugs such as Percocet and Clonazepam in exchange for sex.
Prepared meals tax on the table in Brunswick County
BRUNSWICK COUNTY NC (WECT) - Neighbors and tourists visiting Brunswick County may have to pay more for their meals. Brunswick County representatives in the state House, Deb Butler (D) and Frank Iler (R), filed House Bill 17 on Jan. 31. The bill would let county leaders in municipalities decide to ta
Bill would ban talking on handheld phone in North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Talking on the phone while driving without using hands-free technology could soon cost North Carolina drivers. The bill is called Hands Free N.C. It would make it illegal to talk on the phone while driving.
Police: Two babies, 5-year-old test positive for drugs in Horry County
Two babies and a 5-year-old tested positive for drugs in three separate incidents in recent months in Horry County, according to police reports. In Conway, on Feb. 20, a Department of Social Services employee met with a police officer and said a 5-year-old tested positive for methamphetamine and coc
Myrtle Beach crews put out fire at Broadway at the Beach restaurant
Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue put out a blaze at a Broadway at the Beach restaurant Friday afternoon, Lt. Jonathan Evans said. MBFR was called to a small fire at Key West Grill and firefighters were able to extinguish it.
North Carolina police chase ends when off-duty officer, driving with family, gets out to tackle suspect
POLK COUNTY, N.C. — Lt. Michael Capps happened to be in the right place at the right time Wednesday, WLOS reports. He’s a 23-year law enforcement veteran and current lieutenant of the Laurel Park Police Department.
Two arrested after vehicle shot up in Myrtle Beach
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - The Myrtle Beach Police Department has announced the arrests of two people in connection with a shots fired incident that happened in January. On January 8, 2019, officers responded to the area of 1305 Hemingway Street in reference to a shooting incident in which a vehicle
Report: Woman stuck inside House of Blues overnight
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) — Police were called to the North Myrtle Beach House of Blues Friday morning after a maintenance worker found a woman inside the venue. The call came in around 6:20 Friday morning. The maintenance man told police he found a woman walking out of the Chef's office in th
Dem in disputed North Carolina race says he'll run for special election
Dan McCready, the Democratic candidate in the contested race for North Carolina's 9th Congressional District, announced Friday that he will run in a special election to fill the undecided seat.
40 Hate Groups Are Active In North Carolina, Up From 2018: Report
CHARLOTTE, NC — North Carolina is home to 40 radical groups that spew hate – eight more than last year, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks hate groups across the nation.
Brick thrown off North Carolina overpass, shattering woman’s windshield, ‘I could’ve been killed’
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating two reports of objects being thrown off overpasses onto cars below. WTVD reported that the first report happened Feb. 17 around 4 p.m. Drivers on Highway 87 said three young men were on the Arsenal Street pedestrian bridge hold
Did you know about this Myrtle Beach secret? Tunnel stretches beneath Ocean Boulevard
Did you know you can walk under Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach?. It’s true — there’s an underground tunnel you can enter by brick stairs on either side of Ocean Boulevard and 13th Avenue South, painted with octopus, whales and sharks.
Here’s the latest on a stolen donation truck from the Salvation Army of Horry County
An hours-long scare ended happily for the Salvation Army of Horry County after its stolen box truck was found abandoned on the side of a road. The truck was stolen overnight from the donation center in north Conway, said Jerry Williams, community relations director. The group posted on Facebook abou
North Carolina officials calling for new election in 9th district
The North Carolina officials are calling for a new election in the ninth Congressional district after investigation allegations of ballot fraud. NBC’s Steve Kornacki joins Stephanie Ruhle to talk about how this special election could make history.
HCPD: No shots fired, no charges after barricaded person situation at CampusWalk Apartments
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – Horry County police say no shots were fired and no charges have been filed in Thursday's barricaded person situation at the CampusWalk Apartments near Coastal Carolina University.