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Hookah bar fined for violating smoking ban
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 03/09/2010 - 5:37pm.

video North Carolina's indoor smoking ban took effect January 2. You knew it was just a matter of time before a business in the area would get hit with a violation.

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NJ double murder suspect caught in Whiteville
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Tue, 03/09/2010 - 5:24pm.

video US Marshals have arrested an accused murderer in Columbus County. Lance Fulton was on the run from New Jersey and was staying with relatives at a Whiteville apartment complex.

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Southport-Fort Fisher ferry schedule cut Wednesday
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 03/09/2010 - 4:45pm.

The Southport-Fort Fisher ferry will run an abbreviated route Wednesday. The NCDOT says the normal schedule will resume Thursday morning.

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State investigating GlenCare again
Submitted by Joe Mauceri on Tue, 03/09/2010 - 4:16pm.

GlenCare of Wilmington appealed the state's decision to suspend admissions and possibly revoke its license claiming it had made improvements to fix the violations revealed by the state investigation, but DSS says GlenCare is under investigation again, and it's looking into claims that mismedication put a resident in the hospital.

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Wilmington gets $200,000 federal stimulus grant
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 03/09/2010 - 1:51pm.

The city of Wilmington has been selected as one of only 43 cities in the nation to receive a federal stimulus grant to help plan for energy emergencies. The $200,000 grant will help the city expand on plans for restoring power after emergencies and for energy efficiency.

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Man shot outside bar near UNCW
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 03/09/2010 - 1:10pm.

Just after 2 a.m. officers heard gunshots in the alley next to the bar, where they found a man on the ground. Witnesses say he was shot during a fight with an unknown white man in his 20s.

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Casting call for TV pilot comes at the right time
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 03/09/2010 - 12:25pm.

video The producers of a new CBS television pilot shooting in Wilmington are looking for people to be on the show. Fincannon & Associates, Inc., will hold a casting call this weekend.

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Scammer who targeted NC vacationers sentenced
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 03/09/2010 - 10:48am.

The lure of our area as a vacation destination has earned an Arizona man five years in federal prison.

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Man killed, cousin injured by alleged drunk driver
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Tue, 03/09/2010 - 10:44am.

videoOne man is dead and another recovering after being hit by an alleged drunk driver over the weekend. It happened in a trailer park off NC 904 near Ramsey Ford Road in Columbus County.

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Emergency drill to limit UNCW campus access today
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 03/09/2010 - 10:43am.

Access to the UNCW campus is limited because of a full-scale emergency drill. You are asked to avoid campus from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., unless you are attending a planned university event.

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