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Archive - Aug 7, 2013

Star News: Wilmington man pleads guilty to Blockbuster parking lot murder

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videoA Wilmington man charged with a 2011 murder pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder in New Hanover County Superior Court. Full story...
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Wilmington man dies after car rolls on him

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video Scott Noell, 30, of Wilmington died Wednesday afternoon when a car he was working on pinned him. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - August 7

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videoThe Wilmington Sharks rallied on Wednesday night for a home playoff victory over the Peninsula Pilots. UNCW golfer Lori Beth Adams is still alive in the U.S. Women's Amateur in Charleston. Former UNCW Seahawk basketball standout Keith Rendleman is packing bags in order to head to Korea. Full story...
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Designated habitat proposal for Loggerheads have some concerned

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videoThe US Fish and Wildlife Service is taking steps to further protect the Northwest Atlantic population of loggerhead sea turtles. Wednesday night the agency hosted a public meeting for citizens and elected leaders to voice their concerns about the proposal. Full story...
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NC man accused of plotting to kill deputy

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A Vance County man who served 20 years in prison for second-degree murder and burglary is back in jail after authorities say he conspired to kill a Warren County sheriff's deputy. Full story...
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SBI arrests Princeville mayor for embezzlement

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The mayor of a North Carolina town that was one of the first communities in the country established by freed slaves faces charges she spent the town's money while shopping and dining out. Full story...
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NC man parlays fishing luck into $4M lottery win

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A Sims man who had a good day fishing landed an even bigger prize from the North Carolina Education Lottery. Full story...
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Powerball jackpot 3rd largest in history

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videoYou are more likely to be struck by lightning or even be bit by a shark but that is not stopping people from coming out to buy a ticket for tonight's $425 million dollar drawing. Full story...
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Building History: Bellamy Slave Quarters

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video We've already shown you the beautiful Bellamy Mansion. It is a work of art and a tribute to those who lived in the grand style. There is another story of those who lived then, alongside but not equal. Those who worked and served. Full story...
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County and city leaders partner for economic development plan

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video New Hanover County leaders as well as Wilmington City leaders introduced a new economic development plan Wednesday. The county has approved $323,000 for economic development for next year’s budget. Full story...
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Custody battle over a two and a half pound yorkie

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videoA little pooch has created one big rift between two friends in New Hanover County. One man says his dog is with the wrong woman. It’s a fight over a two and a half pound Yorkshire Terrier. Full story...
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Board says Common Core leaves more questions than answers

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video The beginning of the school year is just weeks away, but the New Hanover County school board is already questioning the new Common Core curriculum and how it will impact your child. Full story...
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Two Brunswick County drivers plead guilty to separate crashes

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videoTwo Brunswick County residents, who faced charges stemming from separate crashes, pleaded guilty Wednesday. Full story...
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Clarkton fire chief and asst. fire chief charged with fraud

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videoRobinson, who was the Clarkton Fire Chief, has been charged with two counts of Insurance Fraud, five counts of Embezzlement, and two counts of Corporate Malfeasance. The case was presented to a Bladen County Grand Jury Monday. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police release name of Topsail Beach drowning victim

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videoA Pender County woman is dead after witnesses say she went under in waters up to her neck at Topsail Beach Monday morning. Topsail Beach police say the rescue call for help came in just before noon, but it was already too late to save the swimmer. Full story...
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