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Bald Head Island residents call for manager to go

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video Bald Head Island residents pointed fingers at village management during a village meeting today. After nine public safety officers were disciplined recently, including five who were fired, for personnel matters, residents say they want to see change in leadership. Full story...
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Local film industry reacts to McCrory's statement

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videoGov. Pat McCrory says he will not be calling lawmakers back to Raleigh for legislation left behind by this year's General Assembly session. This could mean curtains for the film industry. Full story...
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StarNews files lawsuit against Charter Day Schools Inc.

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videoThe StarNews Thursday filed a lawsuit against Charter Day School Inc. alleging that the school group is not following the state's public records law. Full story...
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Leland Celebrates 25th Anniversary Saturday

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video Saturday is a special day for the Town of Leland. The town is celebrating 25 years of incorporation and will kick off its annual Founder's Day with food and fun for the community. Full story...
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McCrory won't call lawmakers back for special session

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video In what could be the final nail in the coffin for North Carolina's film industry, Gov. Pat McCrory says he will not call for the General Assembly to return to Raleigh for a special session. Full story...
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Evangelous finalist for Savannah chief

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video Wilmington's police chief is up for a top job in another city. Ralph Evangelous is a finalist to be chief in Savannah, GA. Full story...
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Fall wedding forces football coach to reschedule game

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You think fall weddings are inconvenient for college football fans? Imagine being a coach with a daughter who has her heart set on a Saturday in late September. Full story...
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Babysitter accused of spanking child with belt, burning him with cigarette

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video A Bladenboro man is in jail charged with child abuse after babysitting a 7-year-old boy. Full story...
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Missing Pender Co. teen found, Leland man charged

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video The Pender County Sheriff's Office says a missing teen has been found and a Leland man charged in connection. Full story...
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Thursday night high school football

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videoSeveral local high school football teams decided to play on Thursday in order to avoid the chance of playing in wet conditions on Friday. The weather forecast on Friday is scattered storms around the region. Regardless, we had our cameras out and about on Thursday. Full story...
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Duplin County K-9 dead, deputy suspended

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videoA Duplin County Sheriff's K-9 died last month after sitting in a hot squad car all night. The sheriff disciplined Kela's handler, but the punishment is not as harsh as some people think it should be. Full story...
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Changes at the top on Bald Head Island?

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videoSources tell WWAY that residents will ask for Bald Head Island Village Manager Calvin Peck to be fired at Friday’s meeting, and this won't be the first time. Residents and former employees said they are fed up with the way Peck has been running Bald Head Island and plan to ask for Peck to go. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach makes National Geographic list

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videoIf you're looking for one of the best surf towns to visit, look no further! National Geographic ranked Wrightsville Beach as one of the 'World's 20 Best Surf Towns'. Full story...
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5K Run for Preservation

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videoHundreds of runners crowded the streets of Downtown Wilmington Thursday night for the 5K run for Preservation. Full story...
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Judge agrees to delay in Cannon sentencing

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A federal judge has agreed to delay sentencing for former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon in his public corruption case. Area media outlets report the hearing is now scheduled for Oct. 14. U.S. District Judge Frank Whitney agreed Thursday to a defense request to move the hearing from Sept. 25 so a New York psychiatrist can testify in Cannon's behalf. Full story...
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