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Man arrested after chase through swamp
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A spokesman with the U.S. Marshals Service says a man is facing charges after a chase through a swampy area near his residence. Russ Fields says members of the U.S. Marshals eastern North Carolina Violent Fugitive Task Force Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:07am
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New Bern man wins $150,000 after fishing trip
NEW BERN, NC (WWAY) — There’s another lucky lottery winner in North Carolina. Charles Benjamin of New Bern caught some catfish, and reeled in $150,000 Saturday. The North Carolina Education Lottery said on the way home from his fishing trip, Benjamin stopped at the Duck Thru Food Store in Vanceboro and bought two $5 Trucks Read more... Mon, 04/20/2015 - 11:41pm
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Supply woman accused of trafficking pills
SUPPLY, NC (WWAY) — A Supply woman is behind bars accused of trafficking pills. Brunswick County Drug Enforcement agents arrested 50-year old Dori Maultsby-Nehilla on Friday. The sheriff’s office said deputies found nearly 300 methadone pills in her home. Maultsby-Nehilla faces several charges. She’s in jail under a $750,000 bond. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:55pm
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Kenan Fountain could get another upgrade
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — More money could be going to protect Kenan Fountain tomorrow if city council gives the green light. The fountain keeps getting hit by cars especially at night. City council is poised to discuss adding more lighting to the fountain. The idea, the brighter the fountain is, the harder it would be Read more... Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:52pm
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FBI recovers gold bar from North Carolina robbery in Florida
MIAMI (AP) — 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. The FBI on Monday released a photo of the 26-pound gold bar, worth up to $500,000. The FBI is seeking the public’s Read more... Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:50pm
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STARNEWS REPORTS: Man pleads guilty to 2013 murder
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (StarNewsOnline) — A Wilmington man will spend up to 15 years in prison for murder. F.T. Norton with the Star News reports, Randy Lee Anderson pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in Brunswick County. The 24-year old shot and killed 23-year-old Michael James Link in June of 2013. The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Read more... Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:40pm
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... Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:03pm
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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