Author: WFXB Staff

Horry County to File Lawsuit Myrtle Beach Leaders Over Property Sale

Horry County has filed a pending lawsuit against Myrtle Beach city leaders over the potential sale of a campground. The Lakewood Camping Resort and Pirateland Family Camping Resort take up nearly 145 acres and have reportedly generated millions of dollars each year for the Myrtle Beach International Airport. Many object to the sale because of the negative revenue impact it…

Woman Last Seen Friday in Myrtle Beach Area Found Safe

UPDATE: Denise Wickberg was found safe as of late this morning. It’s unclear where exactly she was located. No additional details have been made available. Horry County authorities are seeking a woman who’s been missing since Friday. 40-year-old Denise Wickberg was last seen near Esso Road and Highway 17 Bypass near Myrtle Beach but authorities have declined to release the…

One Person Killed After Late Night Shooting in Conway

UPDATE: The deceased victim has since been identified as 30-year-old Paul Mishoe. There were no other victims. Officials also announced the arrest of 55-year-old Stephen Denis O’Hara at the scene. He currently resides at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center where he faces charges of murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and pointing and presenting a firearm….

AstraZeneca Becomes Third Company to Announce Promising Covid-19 Vaccine

AstraZeneca has now become the third company to announce a promising Covid-19 vaccine. Earlier today the drugmaker revealed its treatment had shown to be on average 70% effective in fighting the coronavirus during its large scale, worldwide trials. The vaccine, which was developed in conjunction with the University of Oxford, showed 90% efficacy in one regimen where the subjects were…

Teenager Arrested in Connection to Shooting at Wisconsin Mall

A teenager has been arrested following a shooting at a mall near Milwaukee. The incident occurred Friday evening at the Mayfair Mall. Police have determined the shooting was not random, but broke out after an altercation between two groups. Of the 8 people hurt, seven are adults and one is a teenager. Four of those were innocent bystanders who received…

Stabbing Attack at California Church Leaves Two Dead, More Injured

A stabbing at a California church last night has left two people dead and multiple others seriously injured. The incident occurred at San Jose’s Grace Baptist Church near the San Jose State University campus. There was not a service taking place at the time but the building was being used to shelter the homeless during a cold night. Authorities responded…

Millions of Americans Travel This Weekend Despite Skyrocketing Covid-19 Surge

Despite record breaking numbers of Covid-19 infections and hospitalizations, millions of Americans traveled by air this weekend. Saturday alone saw over 195,000 new cases. The nationwide total now come to over 12.3 million with over 157,000 deaths. November isn’t even over, but has already seen more new infections this month than any other since the pandemic began with over 3…