Archive - Aug 20, 2013
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Topsail Beach gets ready to celebrate 50th birthday
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 3:47pm.

videoTopsail Beach is celebrating a milestone birthday. The town turned 50 in March, but locals are celebrating next week. Those who have lived on the island since day one say a lot has changed since 1963.

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UNCW Beach Blast 2013
Submitted by IE on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 3:15pm.

videoStudents from UNCW are celebrating the last day before fall semester starts. The annual Beach Blast brought new and returning students together at Wrightsville Beach to make that first day of college life a little less intimidating.

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Council to discuss food trucks, regional branding tonight
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 3:03pm.

videoCity Council is holding a public hearing at tonight's meeting to decide the future of food trucks in Wilmington. Back in July, the Planning Commission approved rules and regulations for food trucks that want to operate within the city.

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McCrory DHHS official paid more than industry norm
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 2:17pm.

The big salary North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's administration is paying one of the young Republicans who worked on his election campaign last year outpaces what private employers pay for similar work.

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Rep. Foxx will not enter US Senate race
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 12:39pm.

A US House member from western North Carolina says she will not seek the Republican nomination for the Senate seat currently held by Democrat Kay Hagan.

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NC appeals court sides with killer's release claim
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 11:34am.

The state Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 Tuesday that the case of Bobby E. Bowden of Fayetteville is different from another case which saw the state Supreme Court decide in 2010 that a life sentence means life.

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Man charged in July 4 boat crash that killed girlfriend
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 11:16am.

videoA grand jury has indicted a man accused of a July 4 boating accident that killed his longtime girlfriend on the Northeast Cape Fear River.

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Suspended teacher indicted for drug possession
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 10:49am.

videoA New Hanover County teacher arrested earlier this year for drug possession has been indicted. District Attorney Ben David confirms a grand jury indicted Catherine Entrocaso for possession of a schedule II narcotic.

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