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Police: Suspect stole money after smashing register at North Myrtle Beach Walmart
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Police in North Myrtle Beach are searching for a suspect accused of stealing cash from a register at Walmart. The North Myrtle Beach Police Department said in a statement that the incident happened Friday afternoon when the suspect went to the electronics section of the store.
UPDATE: Man arrested for fatal hit-and-run in Southport
SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — UPDATE: A man is charged in a fatal hit-an-run Saturday after an investigation by the Southport Police Department. 37-year old Anthony Wayne Overman Jr. is charged with involuntary manslaughter, hit-and-run causing death, failure to report an accident, and failure to reduce speed. According to a...
Missing Leland man charged after deputies find children living in abandoned car
A man is charged with two counts of misdemeanor child abuse after he was reported missing. Anthony Andrew Snyder went missing Wednesday and was located hours later, according to a post from the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office. WECT reports Snyder, who was failing to appear in court for probation violation...
Rain isn't stopping Atlantic Beach Bike Fest visitors from 'Riding in the storm'
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — The gloomy Memorial Day Weekend weather isn't stopping the Atlantic Beach BikeFest and the roaring sound of both bikes and thunder can be heard for miles. Many bikers we spoke with, most of who are visiting from out-of-state, said the weather isn't ideal, and...
Memorial Day weekend brings rain, wind and flood watch to Wilmington area
As a coastal low pressure system brought scattered showers and heavy winds, New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties remained under a flood watch Saturday. Rain began Friday and continued through the evening and all day Saturday, dampening Memorial Day weekend in the Cape Fear. The storm is expected to taper off Sunday....
Rain keeps bikers from roads on first night of Black Bike Week, but doesn’t dampen spirits
Hundreds of bikers and people gathered in North Myrtle Beach SC and Atlantic Beach to celebrate the annual event that goes through Sunday.
Wanted Man Rescued from Woods
Brunswick deputies used a large offroad vehicle to rescue – and arrest – a missing man near Leland today. Anthony Andrew Snyder, 40, is being held for failure to appear, probation violations and two counts of misdemeanor child abuse. His address was listed as Colon Mintz Road, Leland.
Atlantic Beach prepares for Bike Week despite potential inclement weather
ATLANTIC BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Atlantic Beach Bike Week kicks off Friday, and News13’s Maya Lockett spoke with event coordinators about their expectations for this year. Despite the unfavorable weather forecast, vendors worked Thursday to set up the stage, food trucks and tents. “Rain or shine, we’re going to make it do what to do,” […]
Exploding roads, a $346 million budget, and art are this week's news
Welcome to the weekly Brunswick Today newsletter brought to you by me, StarNews reporter Renee Spencer. I hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend despite the rainy weather. While Friday and Saturday weren’t very good days to be outdoors, they were great days to get out and try some of the county’s great restaurants and shop around in our stores and boutiques.
Southeastern North Carolina prepares for wet and windy Memorial Day weekend
LELAND, N.C. (WECT) - More rain is expected for much of southeastern North Carolina this weekend, just one week after nearly 10 inches of rain flooded roads and left cars underwater in parts of Brunswick County. Leland Emergency Management Chief John Grimes says crews have spent the week cleaning debris...
Here are 5 takeaways from Brunswick County’s proposed 2024 budget
As Brunswick County officials craft the budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year, retaining staff, creating new positions and meeting the needs of the growing county remain their top priorities. County officials presented their draft 2023-24 budget to the county’s board of commissioners earlier this year. The proposed budget totals $346...
Rain dampens Memorial Day Bikefest in Myrtle Beach, Atlantic Beach
Strong winds and a consistent drizzle fell on the mostly desolate streets in Atlantic Beach for this year’s Memorial Day Bikefest. Where these streets would normally be filled block to block with motorcycles, vendors and people, this year’s Bikefest saw only a few vendors setting up tents for a few bikers.
3,000 gallons of sewage spill from line on Old Holden Beach Road in Shallotte
SHALLOTTE, N.C. (WECT) - The Town of Shallotte has announced an untreated wastewater discharge that took place on Tuesday afternoon, May 23. After an issue at the force main line on Old Holden Beach Road, 3,000 gallons of sewage overflowed into a ditch that leads to Sharon Creek. The spill...
Brunswick Co. Sheriff’s Office looking for missing person
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office announced on Wednesday, May 24 that it is searching for 15-year-old Julien Noel Rojas. According to the announcement, Rojas was last seen at around noon on Wednesday. She may be in the areas of Myrtle Beach, Conway or Greensboro.
Bolivia Fire Department crews respond to two-car crash
BOLIVIA, N.C. (WECT) - Crews from Bolivia responded to a two-car crash on Hwy 17 near Kentucky Avenue on Friday morning, May 26. According to the Bolivia Fire Department, nobody in either vehicle was trapped, and injured people were transported by EMS. “With incoming severe weather please be cautious on...
Missing Leland man located and charged after deputies allegedly find children living in abandoned car
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office has charged 40-year-old Anthony Andrew Snyder with two counts of misdemeanor child abuse after a missing person report on Thursday, May 25. The initial missing person report said he’d been last seen on Wednesday at around noon prior to...
Report: Wanted man arrested after leading police on chase in rental car
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - A wanted man was recently arrested after leading authorities on a chase in a rental car in Horry County, according to a police report obtained by WMBF News. The report states the incident happened Thursday when an officer with the Horry County Police Department...
Conway bike shop owner talks Atlantic Beach Bike Fest, what the event means to Black Americans
CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) — We are only a few days away from Atlantic Beach Bike Fest, and News13’s Maya Lockett spoke with a local woman whose personal ties to the event inspired her to open her own motorcycle shop in Conway. Kelli Williams has been going to Atlantic Beach Bike Fest since she was 13. […]
Tour reveals serious enforcement issues in Southport
A new code enforcement sheriff could be coming to lay down the Unified Development Ordinance law in Southport. The city recently contracted Alliance Code Enforcement LLC to provide an overview of the city’s application of its UDO and how it’s enforced.
Traffic backed up on Hwy 17 due to road work on bridge near Supply
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - Bridge work on Hwy 17 southbound over Royal Oak Swamp in Brunswick County is causing delays as of about 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, per the sheriff’s office. The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office says to expect delays because of the work.
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