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Burgaw Police Chief suspended
BURGAW, NC (WWAY) — Burgaw Police Chief suspended for two weeks while department is ‘reviewed’. According to a news release from the town manager, Chad McEwen, says Chief Montrina Sutton’s suspension is disciplinary related. In addition, following a review of the department’s organizational structure, the major and captain positions will be eliminated. McEwen says former Read more... 29 minutes ago
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Brunswick County economic officials push for more retail
The Brunswick County Economic Development Commission is working on a plan to attract more big retailers to the county. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 6:49pm
  • A portion of Andover Road in Wilmington will be closed for 45 days.
Portion of Andover Road closed for 45 days
Starting Monday, a small portion of Andover Road will be closed for the next 45 days. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 6:18pm
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Duke’s Tire Pros helps raise money for YMCA
A local business is raising money for the Wilmington Family YMCA after a fire in February caused more than 2-million dollars in damages. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 5:50pm
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FBI recovers gold bar from North Carolina robbery in Florida
A gold bar stolen in a $5 million armored truck robbery in North Carolina has been recovered by the FBI in South Florida, and authorities suspect a strong Miami-area connection. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:51pm
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Man pleads guilty in Marine’s death at frat party
The Apex man and ECU student accused of killing a Marine at a UNCW fraternity party pleaded guilty this afternoon. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 3:03pm
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NC court: Are 800K tobacco growers too many for 1 case?
North Carolina's Supreme Court is considering the question of how many people across five states should have a stake in the $340 million reserve held by a much-shrunken tobacco marketing cooperative. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 2:14pm
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Man arrested after chase through swamp
A spokesman with the US Marshals Service says a man is facing charges after a chase through a swampy area near his residence. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:46pm