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Sources: Liquor store worker sold to nephew's underage friend before fatal crash

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A Tabor City ABC employee has been cited for selling alcohol to a minor who died in a car accident shortly after the purchase. Troopers said alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash. Full story...
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N.C. regulators approve plan to build natural gas-fueled power generation

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The N.C. Utilities Commission has approved Progress Energy Carolinas’ plan to build new natural gas-fueled power generation near Wilmington, to replace coal-fired generation units that the utility plans to retire in 2014. Full story...
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NHC Commissioner Thompson to address FCC panel regarding "white space"

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New Hanover County is one of only two communities in the nation using the new technology and is the only community in the country to use the spectrum for something other than Internet service. In addition to providing public wireless Internet at the Hugh MacRae Park, white space spectrum is also used locally for video surveillance at the park and at Wilmington’s Creekwood Housing Development. Full story...
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Suspect in fatal crash not talking

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When we reached Richard Constantineau Jr. late this afternoon, he said he had "no comment." Full story...
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Britt's doughnut worth drive? 'Oh my God, yes'

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On Saturday, the small stand opened its dual garage doors to welcome regulars and first-timers alike. Maureen Bannon, who lives near Charlotte, stopped by with friends enjoying a girls weekend to try the famous doughnut she'd heard so much about. Was it worth it? "Oh my God, yes," she says. "You'll probably see us again in a few hours." Full story...
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Marshall brings Senate campaign to town

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With the June 22 run-off approaching Democrat Elaine Marshall spent last night and today in our area rallying votes for US Senate. Marshall's campaign hosted a fundraiser at the Blockade Runner in Wrightsville Beach last night. Full story...
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Deputy to quit as Sheriff clarifies demotion

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An internal investigation by the Sheriff's Office resulted in Charles Smith's demotion to deputy. Internal investigations cover violations of policy within the sheriff's office. We're told Dep. Smith is in the process of resigning from the Sheriff's Office. Full story...
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New Hanover Sheriff demotes spokesman

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A corporal with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has been demoted following a criminal complaint. Charles Smith, the former public information officer, is now working in the Detention Division. Full story...
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Bill to expand New Hanover ABC board moves on

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The bill, sponsored by Julia Boseman, would add two members to the board for a total of five. It would then take three to approve any action. Full story...
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President talks with seniors about health care

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Today President Obama held a town hall meeting with senior citizens via telecast. Some folks in Southport came to the Brunswick Center to watch. Full story...
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