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Lightning strike may have caused house fire

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WFD crews are on the scene of a two story residential structure fire at 309 Brookshire Lane. The fire has been brought under control without any injuries. The fire was primarily an attic fire that appears may have started from a lightning strike even though the official cause has yet to be determined. Full story...
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Another delay in 2002 murder case

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The family of a woman killed eight years ago is still waiting for justice. David Eugene Bryant has been sitting in jail after allegedly shooting his wife Gladys in 2002. Full story...
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Oak Island mayor served with assault summons

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Betty Wallace said the summons stems from a family dispute following the death of her father this week. He was buried yesterday, six weeks to the day after Wallace's mother was buried. Wallace says it has nothing to do with her job as mayor. Full story...
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Area beaches on national list

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An annual beach quality report includes four beaches in our area. The National Resources Defense Council gives three stars to Wrightsville Beach, Kure Beach, Surf City and Topsail Beach. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Activity van overturns in accident on Dawson St.

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video A Community Boys & Girls Club activity van has overturned in an accident involving two other vehicles on Dawson Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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Catawba schools chief named new NHC superintendent

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videoThe New Hanover County School Board has selected Tim Markley to be the district's next superintendent. Markley told WWAY today, "I am excited to get here." Full story...
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UPDATE: An Open Letter from WWAY to Dist. Attorney Rex Gore re: ADA Erin Holden's performance

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UPDATE (7/28): We contacted the North Carolina State Bar for help on this story. Read what its response is.... Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: D.A. Gore won't answer our questions but has time to send news release on guilty plea

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Seems District Attorney Rex Gore has time to celebrate wins, but no time to answer tough questions about decisions his Assistant District Attorneys are making in Brunswick County. Decisions that are putting dangerous people back on the streets and costing taxpayers thousands of dollars. Full story...
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Former deputy charged with computer crime still working with county computer system

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videoAll the SBI will tell us is what's on the arrest warrant, which says Charles Graham Smith Jr. was arrested Monday and charged for using a government computer to print someone else's DMV information to get into a night club. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man convicted of third DWI after hitting woman and baby with truck

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videoA woman recovers from stage four cancer, then gets hit by a drunk driver, but it was not the driver's first offense. Peter Generelly has now been convicted of his third DWI. He hit Patti Rippel and her baby last August not even 24 hours after he bonded out of jail for his second DWI. Full story...
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