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SC WFO WILMINGTON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED. ...Wet Gulf System to Arrive Friday into Saturday... ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH. The National Weather Service in Wilmington has expanded the.
Opportunities Abound To Help School-Age Children Through ‘Love Feeds’
School Lunch. It’s the last meal of the day during the week for some children in Dillon County. Then a child goes home from school and gets hungry, but the cabinets are bare and the refrigerator is empty. Funds are tight in the home. The parents are barely able to make ends meet, and there is no ext
Slain North Carolina teen ‘might be alive’ if authorities hadn’t overlooked evidence from 2016 case, prosecutor says
LUMBERTON, N.C. — 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.
Heavy rains close some streets along South Carolina coast
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Heavy rains have closed some streets near the South Carolina coast. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Charleston through midday Friday because of the heavy rains, causing problems given the city's usual drainage problems.
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
Lumberton man guilty in Monkey Junction murder
WILMINGTON -- A Lumberton man was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder for the 2017 killing of a woman in Monkey Junction. William Patrick Bernicki, 50, was accused of shooting and killing Brittany Ann Fullwood, 34, in 2017 inside her home at 5229 Woods Edge Drive. In addition to murder, he
Experience, youth clash in the Robeson County Shootout girls bracket
LUMBERTON —From first-year coaches to long-time vets, underclassmen-riddled to senior-laden teams, the 2018 Robeson County Girls Shootout figures to be one of the most competitive in its 26-year history. In addition to the six Robeson County schools, two programs from South Carolina, Dillon and Lake
Sheriff: Woman dies after South Carolina deputy shooting
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - A woman has died after a shooting involving a South Carolina sheriff's deputy, but the sheriff says investigators don't know whether she killed herself.
Flash Flood and Severe Weather Risk in Eastern South Carolina Friday
Yet another strong storm system is approaching the Palmetto State. On a weekend, of course. But this one will bring all rain. And a lot of it. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the Pee Dee region of South Carolina through Saturday afternoon, where two to four inches of rain is expected in this
City Of Dillon Christmas Tree Lighting Held
The City of Dillon held a Christmas Tree Lighting on Tuesday, November 27th. Dan E. Lockemy was the emcee for the event. Rev. Matt Adams of First Presbyterian Church in Dillon gave the prayer.
City Of Dillon Encourages Local Shopping With SHOP SMALL Saturday
The City of Dillon held their first annual SHOP SMALL Saturday this past weekend in support of small, local businesses in the Main Street area and in the community. Shoppers checked in at the tent on Main Street where they received a SHOP SMALL tote bag, a passport which one had stamped at the store
PREP ROUNDUP: Sindab leads Mullins girls past Carvers Bay
MULLINS, S.C. — Janell Sindab scored a team-high 15 points for Mullins in the 50-46 win over Carvers Bay on Tuesday night. Jen’Lea Nichols also added 11 points for the Auctioneers.
Could teen's kidnap, rape and murder have been avoided? DA admits DNA linked to suspect in killing of 13-year-old girl matches that found after a woman was raped at knifepoint in 2016, 'but fell through the cracks'
A man accused of raping, kidnapping and murdering a 13-year-old girl was not charged over a separate 2016 rape because of a police blunder, it has emerged. Hania Aguilar was snatched from her driveway and forced into the back of an idling SUV in Lumberton, North Carolina on the morning of November 5
Lumberton Police searching for missing woman
LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) – Lumberton police need your help in locating a missing woman. According to a news release from the Lumberton Police Department, 28-year-old Brittany Nicole Lowery was last seen walking out of Southeastern Regional Medical Center on West 27th Street on Oct. 9.
Letters To Santa Are Due December 12th
Letters To Santa are now being accepted and are due no later than Wednesday, December 12, by 5 p.m. The cost to place a letter without a photo is $3.00, and the cost for a letter with a photo is $5.00 per child. For example, if the letter with a photo is from one child, the cost is $5. If the letter
Brother's dogs kill North Carolina woman, injure 2 grandkids
MARIETTA, N.C. — Authorities say a North Carolina grandmother was killed when she was attacked by four Rottweilers, who also injured two of her grandchildren. Citing a Tuesday statement from the Robeson County Sheriff's Office, news outlets report that 73-year-old Esta Currier died after the Monday
DA: Evidence Of 2016 Rape Linked To Man Charged In Lumberton Murder Was Overlooked
A North Carolina district attorney says authorities last year didn't investigate DNA evidence linking a 2016 rape to a man accused in the recent slaying of a teenage girl. The News & Observer reports Robeson County District Attorney Johnson Britt said Tuesday that an investigation into the DNA linki
Man charged with kidnapping, killing Hania Aguilar appears in court
LUMBERTON, N.C. (WNCN) - The man charged with kidnapping, raping and murdering 13-year-old Lumberton girl Hania Aguilar made his first in Robeson County court Monday morning. Michael Ray McLellan, 34, is facing 10 felony charges in connection with Aguilar's death.
Mullins' WJAY gospel station relaunch concert packs the house
MULLINS, S.C. – It was a packed house inside the Marion High School gym as WJAY 98.3 FM and 1280 AM radio station presented a relaunch concert of gospel music. The station, now owned and operated by The Door of Hope Christian Church, celebrated its relaunch with a ribbon cutting followed by a concer
Grandmother killed in Robeson County dog attack, 3 others injured
MARIETTA, N.C. (WBTW) - Three people, including two children, were injured and an elderly woman was killed in a dog attack in Robeson County. The dog attack involved Rottweilers and happened Monday evening in the 2200 block of Olivet Church Road in the Marietta Community, according to Robeson County