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Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 9:13pm.READ MORE:
The New Hanover county sheriff's office is hoping some new technology will help them with underwater searches. Thursday, sheriff's deputies were learning how to operate the department's new remotely operated vehicle. In situations not conducive for divers, the machine will help deputies with search below the water's surface. The department acquired the remotely operated vehicle through a port security grant. It's equipped with all the latest technology from sonar to a GPS. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 8:23pm.READ MORE:
Laney and Hoggard are the only two high school football teams in our neck of the woods with undefeated records. Both teams are 5-0, but only one will be 6-0. The Bucs and Vikings will square off on Friday night at Hoggard High School. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 4:15pm.READ MORE:
The Wilmington Sharks will have a home at Buck Hardee Field through the 2016 baseball season. There's an option for five more years after that. The Sharks also have a new head coach. In fact he's a native of Columbus County. Full story...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 2:04pm.READ MORE:
Last night was a wild one in Major League Baseball. Two different leagues, two different Wild Card races and two historic collapses. One Wilmington super fan had a front row seat. Steve Melia completed his 162-game journey last night. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 2:50am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 9:14pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 8:28pm.READ MORE:
A Wilmington man convicted of killing a police officer appealed his second-degree murder conviction today. In February of 2009 Anthony Pierce led Wilmington Police on a chase after fleeing from an officer during a traffic stop. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 3:01pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 2:25pm.READ MORE:
We've learned that the county spent more than $600 to do a telemarketing blitz to alert people in the area about the town hall. A total of about 15 people showed up, and most of them said they learned about the meeting because of the sign in front of the school. That works out to be about $45 per person. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 9:20am.READ MORE: