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Bladen school board approves Joe Salas as the new head football coach for West Bladen
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 10:22pm.

Once the contract is signed West Bladen will have a new head football coach. The school board in Bladen County approved Joe Salas on Monday night after voting against his nomination last week.

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Brunswick County jail death investigation concludes
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 9:04pm.

Following an investigation by the SBI, Brunswick County District Attorney Jon David has concluded that no criminal charges are warranted and no further action will be taken on this matter by his office.

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Trial underway for 2008 Calabash drive-by murder
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 6:26pm.

video After more than three years in the court system a fatal drive-by shooting has now gone to trial. Investigators found the body of James Murdock on Pineclair Drive in Calabash May 8, 2008.

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City leaders question wording in baseball stadium petition
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 5:42pm.

video Some Wilmington city leaders are crying foul over a petition to stop a publicly funded baseball stadium. They believe the wording is too broad and could jeopardize other events.

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Names released in fatal car accident, friends react to death
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 5:31pm.

video The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a car accident involving a Southport police officer that left one person dead.

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Southern Baptists to hear proposed name change
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 3:19pm.

The nation's largest protestant denomination will remain "Baptist" but it's thinking about whether to stay "Southern" for much longer.

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Second case of rabies confirmed in New Hanover Co.
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 2:17pm.

New Hanover County Animal Control Services has confirmed the second case of rabies for 2012 in New Hanover County. ACS officers took custody of a fox, after it attacked a resident in the area of East Seaview Road and Myrtle Grove Road on Friday, February 17.

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UPDATED: Man shot near downtown Wilmington
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 2:14pm.

Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting after a man called New Hanover County Dispatch claiming he was shot and attacked by five men.

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