Daily Archives: June 19, 2014

Camp MedStart gives head start on health jobs
Most high school students check out for the summer and don't think about school until August, but for a selective few, summer is time to plan for the future. Camp MedStart gives students exposure to lectures and hands-on activities from a variety of health careers. Thu, 06/19/2014 - 10:00pm
Investigation claims WPD uses spy gear to snoop on citizens
Is the Wilmington Police Department using spy gear to trick your cell phone into giving away private info? That's what the ACLU and New Hanover County's Public Defender believe. Thu, 06/19/2014 - 9:37pm
ONLY ON 3: Former cop charged with peeping makes first appearance
A former Fair Bluff police chief made his first appearance in court today. Donald Brian Beauchaine is charged with 10 counts of secret peeping. Thu, 06/19/2014 - 9:08pm
Tar Heel plant should reopen Friday morning
It looks like factory workers at the Smithfield plant in Tar Heel won't be headed back to work until tomorrow. The pork packing plant has been shut down since an ammonia leak Tuesday morning. Thu, 06/19/2014 - 8:56pm
Third fire this year at apartment complex intentionally set
Investigators say an early-morning fire at a wilmington apartment complex was intentionally set. It's the third fire at Colonial Grand in the last few months, and it has some residents concerned. Thu, 06/19/2014 - 8:55pm
Duke Energy to host community info session
Duke Energy is hosting an event next week to speak with the community about coal ash and other issues. Thu, 06/19/2014 - 7:41pm
Big Smo visits Wilmington kids, plays Ziggy’s tonight
Hick-Hop is coming to Ziggy's by the Sea tonight. From "Kuntry Livin'" to the Port City, reality star Big Smo is performing up and down the east coast and stopping along the way to explain to kids the importance of art and following their dreams. Thu, 06/19/2014 - 6:08pm
Man charged with stealing trailer of hogs
A Bladenboro man is in jail charged with stealing a trailer full of hogs. Bladen County Sheriff's deputies arrested Alfonza Lewis, 38, around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. Thu, 06/19/2014 - 5:51pm
Poll shows bipartisan support for NC film incentives
A new poll of North Carolina voters shows support for continuing the state's film incentives, including broader support among Republicans than Democrats. Thu, 06/19/2014 - 3:51pm
Students Skype with aquanauts
Fifth grade students at Eaton Elementary School joined marine explorers Thursday morning for an underwater mission. Well, sort of. Thu, 06/19/2014 - 3:01pm