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Man accused of cutting ex with box cutter, faces attempted murder charge

According to online records, Alvin Dean Jones was booked in the New Hanover County Detention Center on Sunday and charged with first-degree attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and a domestic violence protective order violation. (Source: New Ha

WECT - 2018-10-22 11:43:00

Body found in water at Ocean Isle Beach

The call came into emergency response around 11:30 Friday morning. The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office says Blair Whitney Anderson, 25, from Ocean Isle Beach, has been identified as the victim. Her body was found in the water off Inland Drive.

WECT - 2018-10-22 12:47:00

Plans Submitted For New Wendy's In Carolina Beach

Hardison said the next step in the process is for the developer to submit more detailed information and to take the request to the Town's Technical Review Committee (TRC) at their November meeting. That committee consists of Planning staff members as well as officials with the police, fire, utiliti


Wilmington proposes deal with Mayfaire developer to waive $20,000 fine for destroying 50 oaks without permission | Port City Daily

Fifty oak trees were cut down at the Village at Mayfaire without permission and replaced with palm trees, now the city is trying to cut a deal with the developer to avoid a $20,000 fine. (Port City Daily/Ben Scachtman)

PORTCITYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-22 10:51:00

BY THE NUMBERS: FEMA gives more than $80M to Cape Fear storm victims - WWAY TV

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Since Hurricane Florence, residents across the Cape Fear have received more than $80 million of state and federal funding.

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-10-22 18:13:03

Former preschool employee sentenced to prison in child porn case

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A former preschool employee is headed to prison after pleading guilty charges related to a child porn investigation, according to the District Attorney’s office.Andrew Timothy Hodge, 32, of Leland, entered guilty pleas on Monday to one count each of first-degree kidnapp

WECT - 2018-10-22 21:00:00

Election 2018: Libertarian David Perry running for House District 19 | Port City Daily

What makes you the best candidate to represent District 19? What are yourqualifications and work experiences that you think will be valuable to the residents ofthe district?

PORTCITYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-22 19:00:00

Controlled burn sparks out of control in Brunswick County

CIVIETOWN, NC (WECT) - What began as a small controlled burn ended up burning out of control in Civietown, NC Sunday morning.According to Civietown Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief James Clemmons, the call came in shortly after 10 a.m.Multiple storage sheds and the roof of a trailer had cau

WECT - 2018-10-21 21:32:00

Two months later, Southport Police Chief and top lieutenant fired, department still mothballed | Port City Daily

SOUTHPORT — Over two months after they were arrested as part of an interagency investigation, Southport’s Chief of Police Gary Smith and top officer, Lt. Michael Simmons, have been fired, town officials now reveal.


Florence impact forces changes in 2 New Hanover polling places - WWAY TV

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – It’s been more than a month since Hurricane Florence, but the storm’s impacts continue, including leading to a couple of changes for Election Day.

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-10-22 14:17:13

New Hanover County addresses online petition, says deputies compensated for Florence overtime | Port City Daily

The petition likely came from "a good place," county officials say, but it isn't accurate.


Body found during search identified as missing man - WWAY TV

Austin Long (Photo: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office)COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Investigators say a body found during a recent search is the missing man crews were trying to find.October 13, the CUE Center for Missing Persons organized a search for Austin Buck Long. The 22-year-old from Nakina was re

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-10-21 00:17:36

Carolina Beach Man Convicted of Trafficking Methamphetamine

NEW HANOVER CTY - According to District Attorney Ben David, 47-year-old Stuart Walling of Carolina Beach, NC, pled guilty October 12th in New Hanover County Superior Court to "trafficking in methamphetamine by transportation and possession with the intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine."


North Carolina state trooper shot and killed, traffic stop in Whiteville, Columbus County near the South Carolina line :: WRAL.com

Tabor City, N.C.— Hundreds of people, including law enforcement officers, paid their respects to Trooper Kevin K. Conner at an outdoor funeral at South Columbus High School on Sunday.Conner was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop early Wednesday in Columbus County near the South Carolina

WRAL - 2018-10-21 15:53:00

Election 2018: Republican Carson Smith running for House District 16 | Port City Daily

Carson Smith is running for the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 16. (Port City Daily photo / Courtesy Carson Smith)PENDER COUNTY — Carson Smith is running for the North Carolina House of Representatives seat for District 16.The district covers Pender County, as well as

PORTCITYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-21 20:03:00

Crews respond to two overnight fires in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -The Wilmington Fire Department responded to two separate fires in Wilmington early Saturday morning.WFD responds to fire on S. 8th St. (WECT)Crews first arrived to the 1100 block of S. 8th St. around 2 a.m.Upon arrival, no visible flames were seen, but an interior investigatio


Duke Energy sends out estimated bills, says customers can wait to pay - WWAY TV

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — If you are a Duke Energy customer, you could see something different about your bill this month. A Duke Energy spokeswoman says there are around 250,000 customers who could be affected.Duke Energy is sending out an estimated bill to some customers for September. That’s becaus


Oak Island silent as court records show more details, prompt more questions, about mayor’s son | Port City Daily

After Justin Brochure's bond was lowered in June, he posted bail and was released. He had contact with a minor and was re-arrested last week for violating his pretrial release agreement. Now, he's back out.


Find out which pupper won the 10th Annual Wiener Dog Race in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - On Saturday, the 10th Annual Wiener Dog Race at Ogden Tap Room’s Oktoberfest drew dozens of competitors.

WECT - 2018-10-21 00:34:00

Annual zombie walk returns to Wilmington - WWAY TV

“Instead of just dropping off a check and saying a charity, they are more motivated to come out to something they can have fun at,” said Best. “It kind of started off as an adult event, when we started this off years ago, but kids have gotten really into it.”