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Is there a double standard for Golf cart taxis in Carolina Beach? | Port City Daily
Golf cart taxis in Carolina Beach have been permitted for the time being, but at least one taxicab driver is calling foul on the company not following the same rules as traditional cabs. (Port City Daily/Courtesy Town of Carolina Beach)CAROLINA BEACH — In the North Carolina the regulation of taxis f
Bumpy Roads: Carolina Beach looks to smooth things out for drivers - WWAY TV
CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Roads around Carolina Beach have seen better days, but the town is doing what it can to rework some of the infrastructure.
WPD Chief: Heightened gang activity responsible for latest shootings - WWAY TV
The DA took a stand, preventing gang members from communicating. Th city partnered and prosecuted with motels to deter crime. However, when asked how the numbers are doing, Chief Ralph Evangelous tells us these latest crimes involve both.
Police ID NC married couple accused of shouting racial slurs at family then causing crash
Bryan Seth Parker, left, and Tamara Elizabeth Nelson (Source: Wilmington Police Department)
Whatever happened to . . . New Hanover County’s $5.4 million land purchase for jail expansion? | Port City Daily
Ten years ago, New Hanover County spent millions on land to expand the Sheriff’s Office Detention Center — but the land remains untouched. What happened? (Port City Daily photo/Johanna Ferebee)NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender counties have all struggled with jail overcrowding.
WPD: Warrants issued for hit and run suspects who yelled racial slurs at family - WWAY TV
Bryan Seth Parker, 25, the driver of the suspect vehicle, is charged with hit and run/ leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, simple assault and reckless driving to endanger. His wife, Tamara Elizabeth Nelson, 22, is charged with resist/hinder/delay an investigation and simple assault.
North Carolina Rice Festival gets a new home - WWAY TV
2017 NC Rice Festival in Belville (Photo: WWAY)LELAND, NC (WWAY) — TheNorth Carolina Rice Festivalnow has a new home in Leland. For the last three years, the annual event has been held in Belville at the Brunswick Riverwalk.The Leland Tourism Development Authority announced they recently purchased t
Gun violence in Wilmington leaves two injured in separate overnight shootings | Port City Daily
According to a WPD statement, “Officers responded to the 1100 block of Campbell Street around11 p.m.in reference to a shots-fired call. Upon arrival, officers located a victim with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim, a 19-year-old Wilmington man, was transported to New Hanover Regiona
Restaurants going with dock-and-dine, despite demand for boating slips - Lumina News
Despite high demand on Wrightsville Beach for long-term slip leases, the Dockside owners will rely on a “dock and dine” business model, leaving the slips open for boaters coming by on the Intracoastal Waterway.
More information, images released on last week’s related Carolina Beach robberies | Port City Daily
Both the female and male suspect were seen driving away in a black Ford F-150 pickup truck with a German shepherd in the bed of the truck, the female sitting in the passenger seat (new images, released by the police, can be seen below). Surveillance photographs do not reveal the vehicle’s plate numb
WPD investigates after gunshot victim drives himself to hospital - WWAY TV
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are looking for answers a man drove himself to the hospital last night after getting shot.According to a news release, officers responded to New Hanover Regional Medical Center just before 6 p.m. Tuesday about the gunshot wound victim. Police say the 49-year
Man reportedly going to Wilmington homes to scam elderly residents - WWAY TV
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Police say a man going around asking for money and claiming to be froma local church might not just be scamming people, but could be dangerous.
Wilmington Police investigating multiple overnight shootings - WWAY TV
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are asking for any information in relation to two separate overnight shootings.According to a release, police first responded to the 110 block of Campbell St. around 11 p.m. Monday after an alert of shots fired. Officers arrived and found a 19-year-old Wilmi
Duck Donuts closing one of two Wilmington stores - WWAY TV
Duck Donuts at The Pointe Shopping Center, 1611 Dusty Miller Lane in Wilmington, will close on August 19. (Photo: StarNews)WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — North Carolina-based doughnut chainDuck Donutsannounced that they will closing a location in Wilmington.According to a Facebook post, The Pointe at Barcl
Police arrest married couple involved in hit and run
Bryan S. Parker, 25, was charged with hit and run, leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, simple assault, and reckless driving to endanger.
Lightning strikes two homes on Carolina Beach Sunday - WWAY TV
Georgia AvenueCAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Violent early morning storms led to lightning strikes on several homes and even a boat on Carolina Beach.WWAY was sent one image of a home along Georgia Avenue that town officials say was hit bu lightning. In the image, Carolina Beach Fire was on scene resp
Driver crashes into power pole, knocking out power and closing portions of Carolina Beach Road
TRAFFIC ALERT: The southbound lane of Carolina Beach Rd is closed following a single vehicle crash. A driver struck a power pole around 7:40 pm, causing it to snap in half. EMS transported him to NHRMC. Duke Energy has crews on scene. Power is expected to be out for a few hours.— Wilmington Police (
This Hollywood actress got secretly married in Leland! - WWAY TV
Rachelle Lefevre from Under the Dome (Photo: Youtube)LOS ANGELES, CA (StarNews) — When Rachelle Lefevre was in Wilmington shooting the third season of CBS’s “Under the Dome” in 2015, she wasn’t just keeping the secrets of the Stephen King thriller. She was also protecting one of her own.During produ
Citizenship revoked for Wilmington man convicted of sexually abusing child - WWAY TV
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, a judge revoked the naturalized U.S. citizenship of Prempeh Ernest Agyemang, 58, of Wilmington.
Man in 'jorts,' woman in underwear yell racial slurs at NC family, then crash truck
When he went to investigate, the victim found a white man in his 20's with shoulder-length blonde hair, no shirt, who was wearing blue jean shorts. The suspect told the man that he was being dropped off at the home.