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Lake Waccamaw

Driver dies after crashing into log truck

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A Lake Waccamaw man is dead after crashing into the back of a log truck. Full story...
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7,500 gallons of wastewater overflows into Lake Waccamaw after sewer spills

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Lake Waccamaw leaders are awaiting water test results after they say thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater overflowed into Lake Waccamaw when it rained following two sanitary sewer spills. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Former cop charged with peeping makes first appearance

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videoA former Fair Bluff police chief made his first appearance in court today. Donald Brian Beauchaine is charged with 10 counts of secret peeping. Full story...
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Former Fair Bluff cop jailed on secret peeping charges

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videoA former Fair Bluff police officer is due in court later this week on ten felony counts of secret peeping, according to court records. Donald Brian Beauchaine, 38, is currently in custody in the Columbus County Jail waiting to face his charges in court Thursday. Full story...
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Cardboard boat racers compete for the state championship

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videoFifteen cardboard boats competed at the Lake Waccamaw Sailing Club for the state championship title in a 200 yard race. Full story...
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Fair Bluff cop faces secret peeping charges

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video A Fair Bluff police officer who disappeared for about a day faces several charges of secret peeping. Donald Brian Beauchaine is accused of setting up a camera in his house, according to Lake Waccamaw Police Chief Scott Hyatt. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Cardboard Boat Championships

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videoLake Waccamaw is getting ready for a big event next month. The NC Cardboard Boat Championships are June 14th. And members of the Whiteville Rotary Club showed off how to build a seafaring vessel out of cardboard Thursday afternoon. Full story...
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Trial starts for man charged with two 2007 murders

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videoSantonio Jenrette faces two counts of first degree murder after investigators charged him with the 2007 murders of Darnell Frink, 22, and Rashed Delamez Jones, 14. Full story...
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Cardboard boat races attract hundreds to Lake Waccamaw

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videoThe weather was perfect this weekend for all types of water-sports, even...cardboard boat racing? That's right. Hundreds of people soaked up the sun at Lake Waccamaw for the North Carolina Cardboard Boat Championship races. The challenge was to design and build a human-powered, cardboard boat that could finish, and stay afloat, during a 200-yard course around the lake. A few folks even put their imaginations to work while building. Full story...
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Teams ready to sink or swim at NC Cardboard Boat Championships

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video A boat race of a different kind is happening tomorrow at Lake Waccamaw. The event shows all sorts of ships will sail even if you don't think they can hold water. For some it leads to a smile. While it leaves others with a sinking feeling. Full story...
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Treatment to fight hydrilla in Lake Waccamaw set to start

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videoTreatment will start next month to fight what the state calls a significant hydrilla infestation at Lake Waccamaw State Park, according to the NC Division of Parks and Recreation. Full story...
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Return to sender: USPS decides to hold off on cutting hours at several area post offices

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videoAfter announcing Thursday that it would scale back hours at several post offices in southeastern North Carolina, the Postal Service reversed course Thursday night. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Southern Farm Days

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videoThe 5th Annual Southern Farm Days is happening this weekend. The festival features exhibits and activities that showcase why life on a Carolina farm is so great. Full story...
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Non-native plants threatening area ecosystem

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video From the backyards of Wilmington to the waters of Lake Waccamaw environmentalists are spreading the message of invasive species faster than Kudzu. Full story...
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