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Archive - Mar 16, 2013

Second officer linked to botched prostitution WPD sting resigns

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video A second officer believed to be connected with a botched prostitution sting last year has resigned from the Wilmington Police Department. Full story...
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UNC will face Miami in ACC title game

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Miami led from start to finish against NC State on Saturday in Greensboro at the ACC Tournament. Despite the setback NC State is still expected to get an invitation to next week's NCAA Tournament. The North Carolina Tar Heels held off Maryland to advance to the finals on Sunday. Full story...
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Police want to toughen-up ministries

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videoPeople do not always go to church for the right reasons. That's why police conducted a seminar at the Wilmington Police Department called “Predators in the Pews.” They want to educate individuals in faith-based communities about different crimes that can occur in ministries across the area. Full story...
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Disaster drills prepare people for the worst

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videoThe North Carolina Baptist Men and Women held disaster drills this weekend at the Southport Baptist Church. The organization's goal is to help victims of natural disasters get back into their homes and build their lives again. Full story...
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'Booze it & Lose it' gets an early start this weekend

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videoLaw enforcement agencies didn't hesitate to kick off the "Booze it & Lose it" campaign early this holiday weekend. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office set up the first check point of the campaign on US 74 near Leland late Friday night. Full story...
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STARNEWS SUNDAY PREVIEW: Without involuntary annexation, city looks at other options

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video Recent legislation in North Carolina has effectively killed involuntary annexation by cities. So how can Wilmington now add communities and continue to grow? WWAY's Cacky Catlett sat down with StarNews reporter Julian March to talk about his story in Sunday's paper. Full story...
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Marathon will impact traffic near Wrightsville Beach Sunday

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videoOrganizers of the Quintiles Marathon are sharing traffic hotspots in an effort to bring awareness to residents and visitors of Wrightsville Beach, Wilmington and surrounding areas. Motorists need to be aware of potential traffic situations and logistics at key times during the event this Sunday. Full story...
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Filming to cause weekend closures on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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Traffic during what is sure to be a busy St. Patrick's Day weekend may be even busier on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge thanks to a filming project.

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BY GEORGE: Is genetic testing for you?

So, you want to know more about the genes that make you what you are? Or, maybe you’re interested in knowing what your potential disease vulnerability is by getting your genome sequenced?