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Archive - Jul 2012

NKOTB's Jordan Knight presents award to Boys and Girls Club

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A $10,000 check, a huge party, and a famous pop singer! That was the prize one Wilmington community organization won this weekend. Full story...
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Seabreeze residents organize petition against rezoning

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videoThe once flourishing shore community of Seabreeze is now practically empty and New Hanover County leaders have approved a request to rezone the area to help it grow. However, the idea is not sitting so well with Seabreeze residents. They have organized a petition in protest of the rezoning. Full story...
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Hunger strike entering second week at NC prison

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Administrators at a North Carolina prison are monitoring a hunger strike by a few inmates demanding better medical care and living conditions Full story...
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NC, SC firefighters ride bikes to support comrades

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Firefighters from North and South Carolina are closing out a five-day, 400-mile bicycle ride to show support for their fallen comrades. Full story...
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CFCC Summer Graduation

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video Cape Fear Community College held summer graduation Friday night at the Schwartz Center. Over 800 students were be eligible to receive their associate degree, diploma or certificate at the event. Students enrolled in college transfer and dozens of technical and vocational programs also participated. Full story...
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Nurse arrested for allegedly stealing from patient

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Deputies in Brunswick County have arrested a nurse for allegedly ripping off an elderly patient in her care. Full story...
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Extreme heat pushes Progress Energy to demand record

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The extreme heat this week has every one looking for a way to keep cool, and it pushed a power company to a new record. Full story...
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WFD investigates arson at Market Street car lot

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Wilmington firefighters are investigating a suspected arson at a used car lot on Market Street. It happened last night just after 11:30 p.m. Full story...
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Man shot and killed in Creekwood four years to day since another murder

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video A man was found dead inside his home this morning after a shooting at a Wilmington housing project. Wilmington Police say an officer found Brian Grant, 32, inside his Creekwood apartment four years to the day since another murder in the area. Full story...
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Teen volunteers battle heat to finish week of service

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video Potentially record-setting heat in Wilmington today was not enough to keep some volunteers from their work. Group Workcamps volunteers from across the country have been working all week repairing homes for the needy. Full story...
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Fired Leland officers make appeal

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video The town fired Lt. Bill Kozak, Lt. Rick Dellapia and officer John Blasingame back in April after an internal investigation by the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office. Today, the three men made one last attempt to clear their names. Full story...
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Photographer gets close-up look at 'Iron Man 3' stunt shoot

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We're getting a better look at "Iron Man 3" shooting this week in Oak Island. Tanya Hume sent us these photos of her up-close and personal look right in her own backyard. Full story...
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Man found guilty of misdemeanor death by vehicle in friends' deaths

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A Brunswick County jury Friday found Joseph Moreno not guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 vehicle deaths of Caleb Diaz Hawkins and Jacob Moseley. Full story...
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Wilmington OKs loading point for Amtrak bus service

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Amtrak may have found a loading point in Wilmington for its buses. The city of Wilmington has given Amtrak permission to use a downtown intersection for a bus stop after Wave Transit rebuffed a request from Amtrak to use Forden Station. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Boiling Spring Lakes police chief suspended

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Boiling Spring Lakes has suspended its police chief as it launches an investigation of allegations against him. City Manager Jeff Repp says Chief Emmett Ballree was suspended this morning. Full story...
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