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Former UNCW Seahawk Mark Byington named interim head basketball coach at Charleston
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 01/27/2012 - 9:47pm.

Mark Byington has been named the interim head basketball coach at The College of Charleston. Byington is a UNCW graduate. He was also a finalist to replace Benny Moss two years ago at UNC Wilmington.

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Ex-girlfriend Blaylock, Commission chair, ardent supporter react to Berger's arrest
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 01/27/2012 - 9:33pm.

Brian Berger's now multiple arrests, consistent tardiness and flip-flopping on issues has not helped his cause. We spoke to a few folks, including ex-girlfriend Heather Blaylock to get their reaction to Berger's dramatic day.

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Berger released from jail after being arrested for failure to appear
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 01/27/2012 - 9:30pm.

video Brian Berger has been released from jail after being back behind bars Friday. The New Hanover County Commissioner was arrested Friday morning after he failed to appear in court. Berger is no stranger to running behind schedule, but Friday there was a serious price to pay for his tardiness.

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VOTE 2012: Faison will run for governor
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/27/2012 - 5:35pm.

A spokeswoman for Rep. Bill Faison said Friday he will make his announcement at the Greensboro hotel where North Carolina Democrats are holding their annual winter dinner that night.

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FBI staged 'hit' in NC beheading plot
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/27/2012 - 4:40pm.

An FBI agent testified Friday that investigators faked photographs to make it look like a witness in a North Carolina terror case had been murdered.

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Ardent Berger supporter Ben McCoy leaves rant on StarNews website
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/27/2012 - 2:15pm.

"But it can't be just me who thinks that all of this is so far out of proportion it's unbelievable. Sending black SUVs to his home to escort him in handcuffs? I've never seen anything like this in my life."

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Perdue's announcement creates domino effect in NC politics
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 11:59pm.

video Governor Perdue's announcement Thursday got immediate response from politicians throughout the state. The race to run for her job has begun, which has started an entirely new political ball game in North Carolina.

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FIRST ON 3: Former Gov. Hunt: Perdue's 'done a lot of good work'
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 11:58pm.

Jim Hunt knows a little something about politics in North Carolina. His 16 years in office are the most of any Tar Heel governor. It's why many politicians in the state, including Gov. Bev Perdue, look at him as a mentor. On the day Perdue announced she would not seek a second term as governor, Gov. Hunt was in Wilmington for a conference, where we caught up with him and asked about his protege's big decision.

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