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BREAKING: Alamance County woman dies in Carolina Beach drowning incident

Witnesses found the 55-year-old in the surf late Friday NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A Graham woman died Saturday morning after being found late Friday in the surf at Carolina Beach, according to a Tuesday release from the town. At 10:42 p.m., several agencies responded to the beach strand near Pelican Lan

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-19 19:29:12

Alamance Co. woman drowns at Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach officials are investigating after an Alamance County woman drowned last week. According to Det. Hettinger with the Carolina Beach Police Department, multiple units responded to the beach strand near the Pelican Lane beach access just before 10:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15 after receiving

WECT - 2017-09-19 18:04:30

Army Demands Town Stop Placing Lake Dredge Material At Dow Road Property

FeaturedA project to dredge the Carolina Beach Lake remains on hold after the U.S. Army demanded last week the Town stop hauling dredge material to land the Town has leased from the Army since the 1970's for a wastewater treatment plant. Town Manager Michael Cramer explained to the Council September

ISLAND GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Man dies from injuries sustained in Wilmington car crash

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - 83-year old Robert John Davis, Jr. died over the weekend as a result of injuries sustained in a two vehicle crash last Wednesday. Witnesses report that Patricia Louann Cofflin, 57, was driving a van when she ran a red light at the intersection of Carolina Beach Road and Georg

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2017-09-19 19:34:02

The Latest: Death toll rises to 226 from Mexico earthquake

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Mexico's civil defense agency says the death toll has risen to 226 from Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake that knocked down dozens of buildings in Mexico City and nearby states. The official Tw

WECT - 2017-09-19 18:52:36

Report: Smoke seen before fatal crash of medical helicopter

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A preliminary report by a federal agency says witnesses saw dark smoke before a medical helicopter crashed in North Carolina, killing the four people on board. The report by the National Transportation Safety Board says one witness also said the Duke Life Flight helicopter was "

WECT - 2017-09-19 19:09:15

Wilmington gunman appointed public defender

Raymond McGriff Jr. faces several charges including assault on a law enforcement officer with a firearm. WILMINGTON -- A man shot by police in downtown Wilmington last week was appointed a public defender when he appeared in court Wednesday morning. Raymond McGriff Jr., 29, is facing several charges

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-20 23:16:54

Kure Beach candidate withdraws from race

Lowery says 'decision is final,' leaving 5 candidates vying for 2 seats KURE BEACH -- Town council candidate Lisa Lowery announced Wednesday that she has withdrawn from the race -- although her name will still appear on November's ballot. "Since I last talked to you, I have decided to withdrawal my

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-20 21:10:21

First Alert Forecast: pop-up storms possible Thursday, closely monitoring the tropics

Here on September 20 (still the heart of the hurricane season), three notable systems are operating in the Atlantic. Maria remains the strongest by far. The Category 4 storm will last Puerto Rico and its surrounding region Wednesday. (Source: WECT) Summer will hold on to the very end Thursday. Expec

WECT - 2017-09-20 22:55:36

Friends of the Library Annual Meeting

SOUTHPORT - Friends of the Library Southport and Oak Island will hold their annual meeting at 1 p.m. Sept. 26, at the Southport Community Building, 223 E. Bay St. After a brief business meeting, three local authors will speak about their respective books. Howie Franklin, currently director of Cape F

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-20 15:00:00

UNCW rings in 70 years

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - Before many of us were born, UNCW was there as Wilmington college. Now, the University's staff and students celebrate as the school recognizes its 70 years of existence. UNCW started back in 1947, just around the end of World War II. Chancellor Jose Sartarelli says this all h

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2017-09-20 23:15:50

Toxic GenX: The 'canary in the coal mine'

For people who work to protect the environment, the chemical's presence in the water highlights what's wrong with the regulatory process By Kevin Maurer StarNews Correspondent SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- Kemp Burdette jokes that he is prone to getting stuck in mud up to his waist along the waterways and s

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-20 22:48:39

Teacher accused of bringing students home for sex

Jessie Lorene Goline (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Arkansas State Police say a former Marked Tree teacher brought several students to her home in Jonesboro for sex, including two in the same night. Jessie Lorene Goline, 25, appeared in person Wednesday afternoon before Craighead County Di

WECT - 2017-09-20 20:24:41

Wells Fargo Championships raises nearly $800,000 for area charities

Fans line a green at the Wells Fargo Championship during the final round on May 7, 2017. (Photo: Kevin Wuzzardo/WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - On behalf of Champions for Education, Wells Fargo Championship announced Wednesday nearly $800,000 donations were given to numerous local non-profit organizat

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2017-09-20 19:53:01

BREAKING: Parent arrested after bringing gun to Ogden Elementary

Sheriff's Office says concealed-carry license did not allow woman to have weapon at school NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- An Ogden Elementary parent was arrested Tuesday morning after reportedly bringing a licensed, concealed weapon onto campus, according to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-20 19:00:27

Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Hawija from IS group

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) - Iraq's prime minister says Iraqi forces have begun the operation to retake the town of Hawija from the Islamic State group. Haider al-Abadi says the operation began at dawn Thursday in a statement released by his office, just two days after Iraqi forces began an offensive against

WECT - 2017-09-21 04:45:39

Laney's Kenjaun Watkins beating odds to play football again

Football has been part of Kenjaun Watkins' life since the fifth grade. He grew up playing Pop Warner football, and had dreams of playing for the varsity team at Laney High School. As a freshman, Watkins played junior varsity for the Buccaneers, and he hoped to impress the coaches during spring footb

WECT - 2017-09-21 03:46:59

Tango Buenos Aires leads off multi-venue Dance Passport series

The dance company will perform a program titled "Spirit of Argentina" Sept. 26 for UNCW Presents. It's hard to imagine a national identity more closely linked to a dance than Argentina's to the tango. In fact, that relationship is the heart and soul of the dance company Tango Buenos Aires, set to pe

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-20 15:00:00

Seoul to resume aid to N. Korea but doesn't set date

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea on Thursday decided to resume humanitarian aid to North Korea to help children and pregnant women, but didn't determine when to provide the $8 million worth of assistance amid tensions created by Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests. The decision is still likel

WECT - 2017-09-21 02:55:46

Fiance of murdered teen speaks out

Shockell Cousar said her fiance, Sincere Mullet, was the love of her life. The 17-year-old was gunned down on Wednesday morning while driving Cousar's 4-year-old son to school. "A lot of people in this world don't get to meet their soul mate," Cousar said. "I am blessed because I met mine." Cousar

WECT - 2017-09-21 02:20:12