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"Shut the hell up!": Brunswick County development meeting gets heated
A Brunswick County community meeting devolved into chaos on Wednesday. Dozens of people showed up for a meeting at Waccamaw Park about the proposed mixed-use development Ashton Farms, which engineering firm Thomas and Hutton is backing. The firm hopes to construct 2,750 single family homes and 200 townhomes in the small unincorporated community of Ash, which is located near the South Carolina border.
Deadly Highway 9 Shooting: New Evidence Photos Released, Solicitor Seeks Case Review
Progress has been made in the investigation into a deadly shooting in the Longs area. New pictures have been released that capture significant moments before and after the incident.
Family mourns loved one 'intentionally' hit by car, killed near Little River: 'He had a light inside him'
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — A family is mourning and seeking justice after their loved one was killed in an incident, which is suspected to be intentional, at the Bojangles parking lot near Little River Tuesday. Rudy Alexander Salguero Lopez, 20, was from Guatemala. He had been living in...
Court documents reveal details about the rape charges a man who faked his death faces in Brunswick County
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Court documents obtained by WECT detail the charges Melvin Emde, who allegedly faked his death, faces. Emde has been charged with several sex crimes against children under the age of 10, including statutory sexual offense with a child by an adult, indecent liberties with a child and statutory rape of a child by adult.
Brunswick County Schools to operate on early release schedule Friday
BOLIVIA, N.C. (WECT) - Brunswick County Schools will operate on an early release schedule on Friday, Sept. 22, the school system announced Thursday. “Due to the threat of inclement weather, Brunswick County Schools will operate on an early release schedule on Friday, September 22, 2023, for staff and students,” the news release states. “All Friday afterschool activities are canceled.
Myrtle Beach man accused of bilking 87-year-old out of nearly $19,000. He was her driver
The man was arrested by North Myrtle Beach Police on Sept. 18. A police report said money had been withdrawn for months.
Off-Duty North Myrtle Beach Police Sergeant Faces DUI and Hit-and-Run Charges
North Myrtle Beach police sergeant and traffic supervisor, Sgt. Chris King, is currently under investigation. He faces charges for DUI and fleeing a crash scene. The incident took place in Surfside Beach, while he was off-duty.
Arrest Made in Little River Hit-and-Run Case, Pedestrian Victim Identified
Police have made an arrest in a fatal hit-and-run that happened yesterday morning in the Little River, North Strand area. After several hours of chasing the suspect, the police managed to catch the driver thought to have struck and killed a pedestrian. Witnesses reported that the victim was hit twice by a speeding car after shopping at the Tiger Mart.
Longs community activist on recent shooting: ‘We must come together and work together’
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Neighbors in the Longs community said they are scared after recent shootings in the area. Horry County police were called just before 7 p.m. Wednesday to the 300 block of Bombing Range Road, just off Highway 90, where they found two people shot. RELATED...
The Forgotten Abandoned Colonial Town of North Carolina that Was Burned by British Soldiers
In early North Carolina, Brunswick Town was a significant town. Its ruins are located in Brunswick County. It was the Cape Fear region's first prosperous European settlement, a significant British port in the 18th century, and the residence of two provincial governors.
Lowe’s Home Improvement in Leland launched soft opening on Thursday
LELAND, NC (WWAY) — People in Brunswick County looking for more places to buy home improvement items have more options. The new Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Leland held it’s soft opening on Thursday. The new store off U.S 17 in Leland held a ribbon cutting ceremony...
NCDOT has plans for one of Brunswick's busiest intersections. Here's what to know.
Those who drive the stretch of N.C. 211 from Midway Road to Southport regularly have watched as crews relocate utilities and build up mounds of dirt that will one day be roadway. The work is part of the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s effort to widen N.C. 211 from Southport...
Road to Makatoka: Logging the Green Swamp, 1910-1930
This is a selection of historical photographs depicting the Waccamaw Lumber Co.’s logging and lumber operations in Columbus and Brunswick counties. They date to the early 20th century, sometime, I would estimate, between 1910 and 1930. They are now preserved, and available for the public to see, at Duke...
Kid Friendly FREE Spooky Stories in the Dark at Little River Library
Join Little River Library for a book of ghost stories!. Kids will also be given ingredients used to make smores. This storytime will meet on October 17, 2023, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm. Come be frightened!. Spooky Stories in the Dark is for children ages 5+. For more information,...
FREE Storytime at Little River Library
Little River Library invites children to experience the joy of reading, singing, playing, and learning together. Storytime will meet on the following days on October 3,10,17,24,31, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Little River Library is located at:. 107 Highway 57 North. Little River SC 29566. 843) 915-5284. *Please note...
Brunswick County man charged with multiple counts of assault with a deadly weapon
An Ash man was arrested on Monday and charged with several counts involving a deadly weapon, according to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office. The charges were the result of an incident that happened around 6 p.m. Sunday. According to an incident report, Jared S. Lindsey, 23, of Freebird Lane in Ash had...
NCDOT to close lanes on Brunswick County roads
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The NCDOT has updated the real-time traffic map and three roads in Brunswick County will experience road closures in October. NC-133 heading north, near Yaupon Way, from Oct. 9 to Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The northbound lane of the bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway will be closed for inspection, and the nearest cross street is Yaupon Way.
A new luxury apartment complex is coming to North Myrtle Beach. Here’s where it will be
The goal is to create a community where people can live in luxury while having high-end shopping within walking distance
The man behind mazes in the Sunset Beach sand
SUNSET BEACH, NC (WWAY)– One Brunswick County man is making Sunset Beach “a-MAZE-ing” with his ‘doodles’ in the sand. “The maze man is…me. It’s a moniker that got established early on,” said Hunter Gibbes, The Sunset Beach Maze Man. If you find...
Some neighbors wary of new development proposal in Brunswick County
Some people are wary of the upcoming developments in one of the fastest growing counties in the country.