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Archive - May 26, 2011

New documentary on Battleship just in time for Memorial Day

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videoEveryone in Wilmington knows the Battleship North Carolina, but how much do you know about it? A new documentary "Battleship North Carolina: The Showboat Legacy" explores both the past and present of the USS North Carolina. Full story...
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UNCW tops ODU... Ashley can't hold on... North can't hold on... East Columbus wins

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video The UNCW baseball team started off the CAA baseball tournament on the right foot. Thursday wasn't just a night for college baseball though. It marked the first night of the eastern high school baseball best of three series for three local squads. Full story...
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Community rallies behind District Attorney Jon David

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video Although Judge Jerry Jolly isn’t his biggest fan, District Attorney Jon David still has his supporters who say what is happening is wrong and they will not stand for it anymore. Full story...
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Amber Alert issued in Greene County

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The Greene County Sheriff'S Office is searching for a missing child. Cathy Victoria Wells is a 1-year-old White female, approximately 2 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 18 pounds. She has brown hair, and brown eyes. Police say her abductors are Christy Dubois and Rodney Wells. Dubois, 35, white female with brown hair. Full story...
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Local attorneys arrested on tax charges

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Two local attorneys were arrested Thursday on tax charges. Charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue led to the arrests of Wilmington attorney Dennis Hayes Sullivan Jr., 43, and Brunswick County attorney Sam Edwards, 67. Full story...
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Local cops learn about cybercrimes from FBI

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Crimefighters from all over southeastern North Carolina are now more prepared to defend our area against cybercrimes. The Federal Bureau of Investigation met with officers today to talk about a growing problem: crimes via the World Wide Web. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington residents frustration grows with piles of yard trash

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videoSome Wilmington residents are having trouble getting answers about why their yard waste is piling up and not getting picked up. They say the branches have been sitting in the yard for almost a month. Full story...
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Flags lowered for Judge Carroll; funeral arrangements set

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Friends tell us Carroll died yesterday just days after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He had served on the bench in New Hanover and Pender Counties for more than a decade. Full story...
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Hot enough for you? City pools open this weekend

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If you're trying to beat the summer heat this weekend, the City of Wilmington has you covered. Full story...
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Historic Wilmington Foundation plaque honors historic federal building

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The Historic Wilmington Foundation honored a piece of Port City history today. The group presented its James and Rosalie Carr Memorial Plaque to the historic US Customs House, which is better known as the Alton A. Lennon Fderal Building downtown. Full story...
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Habitat helps another family reach home dream

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Habitat for Humanity has built more than 400,000 houses around the world and more than 100 of those houses were right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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AP Interview: NAACP wants NC threat investigation

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The NAACP's national president is asking investigators to find the person responsible for a death threat he says was made against the leader of the organization's North Carolina chapter. Full story...
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Ex-NC State guard Harrow picks Kentucky

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Former North Carolina State point guard Ryan Harrow says he's transferring to Kentucky. Harrow announced his decision on Twitter, saying "I am a Kentucky Wildcat!" Full story...
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Zahra's stepmom held on drug charges

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A North Carolina woman accused in the death of her 10-year-old disabled stepdaughter has made her first appearance in federal court on charges of trafficking prescription medications. Full story...
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Magistrate who released rape suspect put on leave

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A Charlotte magistrate who allowed a rape suspect to go free has been placed on leave while police search for the man, who they say is extremely dangerous. Full story...
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