Bald Head Island
Suicide death of Davina Buff Jones now ruled 'undetermined'
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 10:30am.

video The evidence in this case supports two divergent theories about cause of death. That is, Officer Jones was either murdered or died of a self-inflicted gunshot. Currently, there are seasoned investigators, whose opinions I value and respect, on both sides of this debate. Yet, it is in this divergence, that the appropriate determination becomes manifest. Given the well-documented uncertainty which surrounds this case, justice demands that the cause of death be classified as undetermined by this agency.

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Discussions continue on how to protect, regulate mouth of Cape Fear River
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 3:26pm.

videoThe Cape Fear River is both an environmental resource and an economic engine in our area. A meeting today continued the discussion about how best to protect and regulate the mouth of the river and the area around it.

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Starnews: Key developer behind Bald Head Island dies at 94
Submitted by on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 8:53pm.

videoGeorge P. Mitchell died last Friday in Galveston, Texas.

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Former presidential yacht makes stop at Bald Head Island
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 05/29/2013 - 4:15pm.

videoIt served as a patrol boat in World War II and later a presidential yacht. Now the Honey Fitz is making her way up the east coast on a good will tour. The crew stopped briefly at Bald Head Island.

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Bald Head Island dredging delayed
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 4:09pm.

video The start to a new dredging project at Bald Head Island will have to wait a little longer. The Village of Bald Head Island says the dredge has arrived, but the contractor doing the work for the Army Corps of Engineers is waiting on a pipe to be shipped.

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Bald Head Island finishes deer cull
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 11:51am.

videoBald Head Island has finished a cull of the island's deer population. It's the first step in the village's plan to launch a birth control program for the animals. The cull, which ended this morning, killed a total 20 does and 10 antlerless bucks. The meat will be processed and donated to local food pantries.

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BHI names new public safety chief
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 3:20pm.

video Caroline Mitchell, Ph.D. has been named the new Director of Public Safety for the Village of Bald Head Island. She is expected to assume her duties on February 6.

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Stormy weather makes for wild Wednesday morning
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 12/26/2012 - 3:51pm.

video It's the day after Christmas, and the weather outside is frightful. Our weather team has been predicting powerful storms, and today Mother Nature proved them right.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Dead whale washes back onto Bald Head Island
Submitted by Paul Blackmore on Mon, 12/10/2012 - 1:56pm.

video The Bald Head Island Conservancy says the beached whale that was pushed back into the ocean yesterday, washed back on shore dead this morning.

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FIRST ON 3: BHI residents give beached whale fighting chance
Submitted by Matt Ray on Sun, 12/09/2012 - 10:37pm.

video Residents say a whale beached itself on the Eastern side of Bald Head Island Sunday morning.

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