69.4 F
Wilmington
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Tags Death

Tag: Death

Family and friends remember a fallen fire fighter

A fire fighter and community leader in the town of Calabash passed away this January. Sunday, his friends and family gathered at a local park to celebrate his life.

UPDATE: US Capitol Police officer on life support dies after suffering stroke following riots, union chair says

A police officer with the U.S. Capitol Police suffered a stroke after being at the Capitol during riots and is now on life support, according to the force's union Chairman Gus Papathanasiou. 

Locals react to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death

Flags across the country were lowered to half staff to honor the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Supreme Court Justice who touched the lives of many here in Wilmington.

Fleetwood Mac blues guitarist Peter Green dies at 73

Lawyers representing the family of Peter Green, the dexterous blues guitarist who led the first incarnation of Fleetwood Mac in a career shortened by psychedelic drugs and mental illness, say he has died.

Hunter charged with negligence in father, daughter’s deaths

Authorities say a man who shot and killed a father and daughter while deer hunting in South Carolina has been arrested.

First Black woman to serve on Greensboro City Council dies

Katie Dorsett, the first Black woman to hold a North Carolina cabinet post as well as on the Greensboro City Council, has died. She was 87.

More than 360 elephants die from mysterious causes in Botswana

More than 360 elephants have died in mysterious circumstances in Botswana in the past three months, according to local conservationists. 

Huge spike in COVID-19 cases overwhelms S. Carolina tracers

South Carolina has set a record for the most COVID-19 deaths reported in a single day with 24.

Atlanta police call out sick over charges in fatal shooting

Atlanta police officers have called out sick to protest the filing of murder charges against an officer who shot a man in the back.

Most Read

UNCW, NHRMC stop administering J & J vaccine due to reaction concerns

UNCW has paused its vaccination clinic, while NHRMC will offer Pfizer or Moderna instead. New Hanover County Public Health's clinics are not impacted.

US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.

Pet Pals: Black and white domestic short hair cat is looking for a new home

This week’s Pet Pal is a black and white domestic short hair cat named Shadow.

Sailing from ENC to Europe, the new adventure starts this summer

Sam Holmes is setting sail across the Atlantic Ocean and he is launching from Oriental