Tabor City, NC

One Dead, One Hospitalized in Chadbourn Shooting

One man is dead and another was hospitalized after a midnight shooting in Chadbourn Thursday. Mayor Phillip Britt said more details will be released Friday. Britt said the Chadbourn Police and State Bureau of Investigation are trying to confirm if the shootings were related. Police were called right after midnight,...
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One dead, one injured in Chadbourn shooting, police and SBI investigating

SBI investigating after S.W.AT. team officer’s weapon discharges, injures person. New Hanover County commissioners discuss future of West Bank of Cape Fear River across from Downtown Wilmington. Updated: 9 hours ago. |. New Hanover County commissioners discuss future of West Bank of Cape Fear River across from Downtown Wilmington.
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Suspect Back in Jail After 85 Charges Dismissed

The suspect in five recent break-ins near Tabor City was released on parole in December after 85 previous charges were dismissed. James Stanley “Jimmy” Thompson, 52, of 120 Queen St., Tabor City, was arrested Aug. 6 on probation violations and other charges. In March 2021, Thompson was arrested...

South Columbus hands Knights a 34-13 loss in opener

DUBLIN — The first series of the season for South Columbus was marred by penalties and negative yardage, but the Stallions used their next two possessions to score quick touchdowns en route to a 34-13 season-opening win over West Bladen on Thursday. The Knights took advantage of South Columbus’...
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Columbus County Police identify group they say damaged four windshields

WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — Police with the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office have identified three individuals who allegedly damaged several windshields late last week. On August 11th, the Sheriff’s Office responded to the 200 block of Brunswick Electric Road in Whiteville regarding damaged property. The owner reported four...

Stolen Yorkie from Nebraska recovered in Hallsboro

The search for a Yorkie and other valuable items taken from a Nebraska residence led investigators to a trailer home in Hallsboro, where the dog was found. According to reports, before the dog was recovered, on Aug. 5, the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joshua Alan Henriksen, 37, and Kaley Jean Henriksen, 35, both of Cedar Street, Hallsboro, on a fugitive warrant from Cass County, Nebraska.

Columbus County Persons of Interest 2022

The property owner reported that the windshields from four of his vehicles had been damaged. The vehicles were being utilized for parts. The property owner provided Columbus County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigators with photographs from surveillance footage. The photographs show three black males. One is wearing a yellow shirt,...

Horry County Schools bus rear-ended in crash along Highway 501

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — An Horry County Schools bus was rear-ended in a crash Thursday along Highway 501, according to district spokesperson Lisa Bourcier. No injuries were reported, according to Bourcier. South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened in the intersection of Highway 501 and Claridy Road, which is in front of Waccamaw […]

Juvenile Killed in Conway Shooting Identified by Coroner

The Horry County Coroner has identified the juvenile that was killed in the shooting in Conway on Saturday afternoon we’ve been updating you about throughout the week. Horry County Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard identified the boy as 14 year old Christopher Garrett. Garrett was shot multiple times in a wooded area near his home on Bear Bluff Road. According to the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, a 13 year old boy was also shot at but was not hit or injured during the incident. The suspect was detained, had a detention hearing yesterday and will remain in custody for 10 days until the next hearing. The suspect is charged with murder in connection to the death of the 14 year old and attempted murder for allegedly shooting at the 13 year old. Horry County Police are handling the investigation.

Green Sea Floyds prepares for a big season in Class A

GREEN SEA, SC - The Trojans are ready to resume their place at the top of the Class A mountain. With a host of senior returning and a solid group of underclassmen with varsity experiences, this program has all the traits to reach Columbia. Quarterback Banks Lovett returns to run...

Rejected Antioch housing project back on county agenda

Roughly 14 months after it was unanimously denied by Columbus County commissioners, the Antioch Farm subdivision will be the subject of a public hearing at a special Monday, Aug. 29, commissioners’ meeting. The county didn’t provide many details during Monday’s meeting as to why the controversial development is going...