Archive - Jul 18, 2011
Dep. Zeller remembers his K9 partner Viper
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 10:59pm.

video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is grieving after losing a dedicated K-9 this weekend during a drug investigation.

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Report: PPD for sale; Eshelman comments
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 10:59pm.

video According to a statement, following recent stock market developments, PPD's board of directors has asked management to review PPD's strategic plan and capital structure with a focus on unlocking value for shareholders.

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Weekend checkpoints serve up over 500 charges for drivers
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 4:47pm.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol issued 564 charges this weekend during various checkpoints around the Cape Fear.

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ONLY ON 3: Investigation continues into shooting at Bladen club
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 3:50pm.

video There are new details surrounding a weekend shooting outside of a club in Bladen County. The shooting happened early Saturday morning at Club World Wide in Elizabethtown, and sent one woman to the hospital.

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Monkey Junction getting movie theater
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 3:10pm.

Wilmington is getting another movie theater. Carmike Cinemas announced today it will open a new, high-tech theater in Monkey Junction.

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Pender Co. wildfire cost state $3 million so far
Submitted by IE on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 2:35pm.

Pender is not the only county dealing with wildfires. Today in Brunswick County there were five wildfires totaling about 100 acres. All have been contained.

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THE RANT: Judge Ola Lewis .. more the politican, less a judge
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 2:12pm.

Judge Lewis, we have higher expectations for our judges. We expect them to be ABOVE the riff-raff that happens on the political battlefield. Not only have you caused a division in the Brunswick County Republican Party, you've also chosen to wage two political battles -- which you've lost. Perhaps it would be a good idea if you stuck with what you know best, ruling on judicial and legal issues from the bench, and stay out of politics. Brunswick, Columbus and Bladen Counties have enough drama already without you stirring up more.

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Judge's defamation claim rejected
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 2:02pm.

Judge Ola Lewis sued Edward Lee Rapp for defamation after he criticized her online for wearing a campaign button for another candidate last year.

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