Archive - Aug 1, 2014
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DA: No officers charged in Hewett jail death
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:27pm.

videoAfter a full review of security video and a SBI investigation, New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David has decided not to charge any officers in the jailhouse death of former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett.

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Kickers defeat Hammerheads 3-1
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:13pm.

videoThe Richmond Kickers came into Friday's USL Pro soccer game at Legion Stadium as the second place team in the league. The Wilmington Hammerheads managed to tie the Kickers in two earlier meetings this season, but unfortunately the Wilmington Hammerheads came up short on Friday night. Plus more!

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Community members speak out about excessive police force
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:11pm.

video Excessive police force is a hot topic and now community members are voicing their opinion.

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CFCC Summer Graduation Ceremony
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 9:44pm.

videoAnother group of graduates gathered in the Schwartz Center Friday night to receive their associates degree from Cape Fear Community College.

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UNC board caps tuition increases at 5 percent
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:36pm.

The Board of Governors for the University of North Carolina system is capping tuition increases at 5 percent annually for each campus. WTVD reported that the board also voted Friday to cap the amount of tuition revenue diverted to financial aid at 15 percent.

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Two Ebola victims to be treated at Atlanta hospital
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:30pm.

Two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa will be treated at a specialized unit of an Atlanta hospital.

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McCrory orders that laws be enforced on coal ash
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:27pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory has issued an executive order directing North Carolina's environmental agency to enforce all applicable laws to try to force Duke Energy to clean up its coal ash dumps.

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Laney hits the field at the stroke of midnight
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 5:22pm.

videoFriday marked the first day high school football teams are permitted to hit the practice field for the upcoming season. Most squads waited for the sun to come up, but that was not the case at Laney. The Buccaneers waited for the clock to strike midnight. Our report from Buctown includes standout Tariq Lane. The senior has decided to attend Laney after contemplating a move to Charlotte.

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