Archive - Dec 25, 2012
Can Zack Allen develop into UNCW scoring threat?
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 12/25/2012 - 11:58pm.

videoThis season the UNCW men's basketball team has two players on the team that call Wilmington home. Former Hoggard Viking Zack Allen and former New Hanover Wildcat Freddie Jackson both reside in the Port City. Allen is a walk-on. He's in his first season at UNCW. Allen has only played in one game this season, but that may change soon if he keeps knocking down shots in practice from behind the arc.

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ONLY ON 3: Mother of fallen soldier remembers son on Christmas
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 12/25/2012 - 11:50pm.

videoChristmas is a time to celebrate and count your blessings, but this holiday season has been especially tough for the Butler family. Army Sgt. T.J. Butler was killed in action in October by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan. Now, his family is trying to figure out how to celebrate Christmas while remembering their own angel.

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Wilmington police captain makes working the holiday easier
Submitted by Matt Ray on Tue, 12/25/2012 - 9:52pm.

While many of us are home enjoying our families, police officers are still out keeping the streets safe. One captain with the Wilmington Police Department made working on the holiday a little easier.

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Northhampton County detective cleared of charge
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 12/25/2012 - 9:16pm.

A misdemeanor assault and battery charge has been dropped against a Northhampton County sheriff's investigator who was charged while working security at a nightclub.

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NC megaport opponents turn to seashore project
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 12/25/2012 - 9:12pm.

The people who fought a megaport on North Carolina's coast are in the early stages of trying to preserve much of the same area along the lower Cape Fear River.

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Greenville spends $90,000 on firm to market city
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 12/25/2012 - 9:09pm.

Greenville is spending $90,000 on a marketing firm to help figure out how to sell the city as an economic powerhouse.

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Cops: Death of Lee County hunter was no accident
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 12/25/2012 - 9:07pm.

Investigators say a hunter who died three days after he was wounded in Lee County was shot at fairly close range.

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Deputies investigate murders on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 12/25/2012 - 6:30pm.

Deputies in Columbus County are investigating two unrelated shooting deaths near Tabor City.

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