Wilmington & New Hanover Co. may pay half million in incentives to Live Oak Bank
Submitted by on Fri, 09/06/2013 - 12:27pm.

Wilmington and New Hanover County officials are considering ponying up $575,000 worth of incentives for Live Oak Bank.

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Convicted ex-lawmaker Wright on track for early prison release
Submitted by on Mon, 09/02/2013 - 7:03am.

Former Wilmington lawmaker Thomas Wright is expected to only serve his minimum prison sentence because of his participation in work programs, according to the Department of Public Safety.

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Leland officer suspended for arresting video-recording teen
Submitted by on Fri, 08/30/2013 - 10:08am.

A Leland Police Department officer was suspended for 28 days without pay after arresting a teenager who was video-recording another arrest.

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Port City Foodies: New eats in northern New Hanover Co., Southport
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/22/2013 - 5:00pm.

videoThe weekend is almost here. A time many people like to eat out. Paul Stephen of the Port City Foodies blog on talks about changes in the local restaurant scene.

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Lindsay Lohan filming in Wilmington
Submitted by on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 8:05am.

videoWhen Lindsay Lohan posted a photo of herself to Instagram earlier this week, she said she was so grateful to be back at work. And she's doing that work right here in Wilmington.

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Timeline set for Berger's appeal
Submitted by on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 11:42am.

videoAn official timeline has been set for the rest of former New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's appeal. Berger was removed from the county board May 20 following an amotion hearing and the ousted commissioner filed an appeal of the decision with the New Hanover County Superior Court in mid-June.

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Chuck Carree, longtime sports writer, to retire
Submitted by on Fri, 07/05/2013 - 12:13pm.

videoAn era ends Saturday night, both at the StarNews and in Southeastern North Carolina sports. Sportswriter Chuck Carree will head off to cover a Wilmington Hammerheads soccer game at Legion Stadium. He'll file his story, probably well ahead of deadline as usual.

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StarNews: Former commissioner Berger wanted $60,000 to resign
Submitted by on Wed, 05/29/2013 - 10:35pm.

Everyone has a price and, after some cajoling, former New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger came up with his: somewhere around $60,000.

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Trial to start in hospital shooting death
Submitted by on Wed, 05/29/2013 - 12:54pm.

Opening statements are set to begin Wednesday afternoon in the murder trial of a Chadbourn man accused of gunning down his estranged wife in the parking lot of a Whiteville hospital in August 2011.

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Brunswick commissioners approve pay raises for county employees
Submitted by on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 7:54am.

Brunswick County’s 900 employees will receive a long-awaited pay raise, as the board of commissioners on Monday approved an across-the-board raise for the next fiscal year. Every employee will receive a raise of at least 3 percent.

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