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No appointment necessary: Covid-19 vaccine clinics pop up this week in Winnabow, Waccamaw areas

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Brunswick County Health Services is popping up Covid-19 walk-in vaccination clinics Thursday in Ash and Friday in Winnabow. On Thursday, Dec. 9, vaccines will be available at the Waccamaw Community Building, located at 5855 Waccamaw School Rd. NW in Ash. The site will operate 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Friday, Dec. […]

Netflix’s ‘Florida Man’ filming on Carolina Beach strand Monday, expect some traffic

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CAROLINA BEACH — Netflix’s upcoming series “Florida Man” will be set up on 200 yards of beach strand in front of the Pelican Lane access Monday. The Surfside East and Surfside West parking lots are closed to the public for the shoot. Throughout the day, drivers should expect some traffic on the 300 block of […]

Haim announces 2022 tour, stops at Live Oak Bank Pavilion next spring

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WILMINGTON — American pop band Haim — consisting of three sisters, Este, Danielle, and Alana Haim from Southern California — announced a 27-date tour, which will stop over at downtown’s Live Oak Bank Pavilion on May 22. The band has released three albums, including 2013’s “Day Are Gone,” 2017’s “Something to Tell You” and 2020’s “Women in Music […]

Pedestrian dies at scene after being struck by vehicle

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WILMINGTON — The police responded to a traffic incident where a pedestrian was struck at Military Cutoff Road and Drysdale Drive. 34-year-old William Lloyd Fabre, of Washington State, succumbed to his injuries at the scene, while Wilmington Police Department provided aid. Fabre was struck by a vehicle as he was walking in the middle of the […]

Man arrested for hit-and-run into apartment, victim passes away from injuries

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WILMINGTON — Early Saturday morning a car crash into an apartment building sent two people to the hospital, as the driver fled the scene. Wilmingtonian Kelly Prince, 48, passed away from her injuries at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, according to a press release from the Wilmington Police Department. The second victim, Luis Rodrigues, has been […]

Two injured when driver crashes into apartment, flees scene

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WILMINGTON — An early Saturday-morning vehicle crash has left two critically injured and Wilmington Police Department on the hunt for the driver of a hit-and-run. WPD were dispatched at 2:54 a.m. to Hawthorne Commons Apartment complex to assess the scene. A driver had crashed a vehicle into an apartment occupied by a couple and fled the […]

Man arrested for first-degree murder of stepdad

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY — A homicide investigation is underway for a Dec. 3 incident of a 24-year-old male who allegedly stabbed his stepfather. New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office deputies were directed to the scene from 911 dispatch around 6 p.m. Friday. The woman who called the 911 operator, according to a press release, said she […]

Extras needed for Paramount’s locally filmed mini-series ‘George and Tammy’

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WILMINGTON — The new Paramount mini-series “George and Tammy,” starring Michael Shannen and Jessica Chastain as George Jones and Tammy Wynette, has set up in Wilmington to begin shooting. TW Cast and Recruit is in need of extras 18 and older for the duration of filming. READ MORE: Now rolling: ‘George & Tammy’ starts production in […]

Weird Al Yankovic headed to Wilson Center next summer

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WILMINGTON — Wilmington will be getting a dose of “Weird Al” Yankovic next August as he embarks on his Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour — a follow up to 2017’s Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour. The 133-show tour kicks off Apr. 23 in North America, with Weird Al stopping over in Wilmington […]

‘Classified undetermined’: Fire marshal concludes investigation of Bald Head fires

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BALD HEAD ISLAND — Following a two-week investigation of the Bald Head Island fires, which destroyed four structures last month, the fire marshal has concluded the cause “undetermined.” READ MORE: Catch up on previous coverage of the Bald Head Island fires A press release from the Village of Bald Head Island noted: “The investigation team has […]