Archive - Apr 15, 2008
Ron Hewett resigns as Brunswick County Sheriff
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/15/2008 - 8:58pm.

videoRonald Hewett has resigned from his position as Sheriff of Brunswick County. He was suspended from his post on March 27. He is under investigation for alleged embezzlement, sexual harassment and showing up at crime scenes intoxicated.

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Assisted living residents arrested for drugs, sexual assault
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/15/2008 - 6:00pm.

videoIn the past few weeks Lake Waccamaw Police have received several complaints about the Waccamaw Village Assisted Living Center. Some are about residents behaving badly, others are calls of concern for residents safety.

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DA: Might take months for Marine to return from Mexico
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/15/2008 - 5:20pm.

A prosecutor says it could take even longer to return a Marine from Mexican custody to face a murder charge in North Carolina than he originally thought.

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Brunswick County school nutrition program facing deficit
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/15/2008 - 4:50pm.

With food costs up and fewer students buying lunches than in years past Brunswick County schools are feeling the affects.

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Teen in custody facing arson charges
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/15/2008 - 4:48pm.

videoAbout a week and a half ago three suspicious mobile home fires broke out in a Supply neighborhood.

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Community rallying around elderly attack victim
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/15/2008 - 4:42pm.

Some Wilmington residents are angry after learning about an assault on their elderly neighbor. She's 95 years old. The attack happened Saturday, inside her own home.

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Local waterways face constant pollution threat
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/15/2008 - 4:26pm.

videoWith all of our regional growth researchers say local waterways face the constant threat of pollution. Doing your part to protect them may be easier than you think.

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Post offices not staying open late on last day to file taxes
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/15/2008 - 4:18pm.

Tuesday is your last day to settle up with Uncle Sam. It's tax day and the clock is ticking away for last-minute filers.

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