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Archive - Jan 17, 2014

Azalea Festival sells out Pre-Festival Party

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video The Pre-Festival Party to the Azalea Festival at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside was a sellout. Full story...
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Deputies investigating after man stabbed in street fight

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video Deputies in Brunswick County are investigating after they say a man was stabbed during a fight in the street earlier tonight. Full story...
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Hammerheads unveil new logo

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The Wilmington Hammerheads unveiled a new logo on Friday. The team hopes the logo will further serve the club beginning with the upcoming 2014 USL PRO regular season. In conjunction with the creation of the logo came the collaborative decision to add ‘FC’ to the end of Wilmington Hammerheads. Full story...
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B.J. Wright's wife pleads guilty to obstruction of justice

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videoThe wife of a well known Columbus County criminal is heading to prison herself for trying to tamper with her husband's criminal trial. Full story...
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WPD still waiting on review of K9 officer

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videoWilmington Police are still waiting on the results of an internal review into an officer under investigation for use of force involving a police dog. Full story...
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BHI's Peck loses out on manager job in Florida, rankles residents again

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video It looks like Bald Head Island Village Manager Calvin Peck will keep his current job for the time being after losing out on a chance at another manager job in Florida. Full story...
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Beach towns ask legislators for more control of room occupancy tax money

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video Leaders from New Hanover County's three beach towns and state legislators met this morning to discuss a number of issues. They talked about proposing a bill to give towns more control over spending some room occupancy tax moeny. Full story...
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Suspect charged with murder of elderly man

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videoA Wilmington man is charged with second degree murder in the death of an 86-year-old man weeks after was attacked. Full story...
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Children's Museum will award Gov. Hunt 'Great Friend to Kids Award'

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The Third annual Great Friend to Kids Awards to benefit The Children’s Museum of Wilmington will be held Wednesday, March 5, at noon at Union Station at Cape Fear Community College in downtown Wilmington. The leading award for the event will be received in person by Jim Hunt, former governor of North Carolina. Full story...
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Forest Hills accepting application for kindergarten Mandarin Chinese immersion

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Some New Hanover County kindergarteners may soon learn Mandarin Chinese. Forest Hills Global Elementary School looks to add the option for 20 students next school year. Full story...
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Jacksonville's airport also loses DC flight

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videoTravelers have lost another option to go from southeastern North Carolina to the nation's capital. Jacksonville's Albert J. Ellis Airport (OAJ) joins Wilmington among the 17 cities losing service to Washington's Reagan National Airport due to the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. Full story...
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Judge to weigh gov't secrets in NC terror case

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A North Carolina man charged with seeking to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group in the civil war in Syria must stay in custody ahead of his trial, and now a federal judge is deciding how to protect government secrets. Full story...
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NC gets $84M more than expected through December

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North Carolina coffers have been slightly more full than projected by state government budget writers through the first half of the fiscal year. Full story...
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NC state workers, governor to remember King

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North Carolina state employees are gathering again in a downtown Raleigh church to remember the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and honor a state worker for improving their community and race relations. Full story...
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Child abuse case expanding in Union County

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Officials investigating a Union County couple accused of handcuffing a boy to the porch with a dead chicken around his neck are now trying to determine if nearly three dozen children the couple cared for were abused. Full story...
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