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Investigation continues in two-month-old Oak Island homicide; awaiting test results

Almost two months after the shooting death of an Oak Island man, authorities are still investigating and not releasing details in the July 22 incident that ended with the death of Michael Christopher Auvil. Thomas Everette ("Tommy") Craddock, property manager at the Driftwood Motel, fired the fatal

THE STATE PORT PILOT - 2017-09-20 18:04:00

Oak Island names Royal to fill Council seat

In a meeting delayed for a week due to Hurricane Irma, on Tuesday, Oak Island Town Council appointed Dara F. Royal to fulfill the remaining several months of Jim Medlin's second term on the panel, which ends in December. Medlin resigned on Aug. 30 in anticipation of a move to Arbor Creek, a resident

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-20 02:49:21

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

Southport gives update on Bay Street, Franklin Square Gallery, storm recovery projects

Bay Street drainage Work to alleviate drainage issues along West Bay Street should begin in the next couple weeks. During its meeting last Thursday, the Southport Board of Aldermen voted to award contracts for Bay Street repairs. Public works director David Fox explained that the repair work will c

THE STATE PORT PILOT - 2017-09-20 18:03:00

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5 candidates vying for 2 seats KURE BEACH -- Town council candidate Lisa Lowery announced Wednesday that she has withdrawn from the race -- although her name will still appear on November's ballot.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

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

Bruce Douglas Esau, 69, retired from Brunswick Family Assistance

Bruce Douglas Esau LONGWOOD - Bruce Douglas Esau, 69, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at his home. Mr. Esau was born Jan. 19, 1948, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He worked for Coca Cola for 25 years and retired from Brunswick Family Assistance after eight years of service. He was preceded in death by his father,

PORTCITYDAILY.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:33

League of Women Voters to host series of candidate forums

The Municipal Elections are just around the corner, so the League of Women Voters of the Cape Fear is sponsoring a series of candidate forums in Brunswick County next month. The date and location of each Forum and the contests to be covered at each are listed below: Leland Municipal Election Candid

WECT - 2017-09-18 16:51:31

Southport police search for suspects in theft of cleaning supplies

Southport police are asking for the public's help in identifying suspects who stole cleaning supplies from a Walmart recently. According to an email from Det. Sgt. Kevin Long, two people took the supplies from the store on 1675 North Howe Street on Sept. 16 at approximately 5:20 p.m. Anyone with any

WECT - 2017-09-19 22:51:01

District court docket for Sept. 5, 6, 7 and 8

The following cases were adjudicated over four days of District Criminal Court on Sept. 5, 6, 7 and 8 in Bolivia. Codes: PG, pleaded guilty; PNG/NG, pleaded not guilty, found not guilty; PNG/G, pleaded not guilty, found guilty; BCDF, Brunswick County Detention Facility; NCDOC, North Carolina Depar

BRUNSWICK BEACON - 2017-09-19 22:39:00

Youth Relationships Skills and Abstinence Rally set for Sept. 23

Southeastern Community & Family Services Inc. is sponsoring a Youth Relationships Skills and Abstinence Rally on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Brunswick Electric Membership Corp. in Supply. For youth 13-19, this event is funded by a Cooperative Abstinence Education Grant awarded

BRUNSWICK BEACON - 2017-09-19 09:16:00

Brunswick County man wins $150,000 Powerball prize

SUPPLY, NC (WWAY) - Joseph Britt of Supply is celebrating after he won $150,000 playing Powerball. Britt beat odds of one in 913,129 to win the prize in Wednesday's drawing. His good fortune happened after he stopped at the Minuteman Food Mart on Holden Beach Road in Shallotte and bought a Powerball

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2017-09-18 21:07:23

Defendant chained girl because 'I had to get rid of her'

Douglas Edwards testifies he doesn't remember abduction and never meant to hurt the child. WILMINGTON -- Douglas Nelson Edwards said he left work early on Sept. 14, 2016, because he wasn't feeling well -- and the next thing he remembered was being in the company of a kidnapped child. "I was in the m

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-20 00:44:52

VIDEO: Kure Beach Police officer dances with crowd at pier

Sgt. Kennedy dancing with crowd in Kure Beach. (Photo: Bryan Bland) KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) - A viewer captured video of a local officer dancing with a crowd of people in Kure Beach pier. The department said the officer is Sgt. Kennedy who has been with Kure Beach Police for more than five years. The

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2017-09-18 19:40:08

Kure Beach keeping current policy on town council travel

A motion to amend the Kure Beach Town Council's travel policy did not pass on Monday night. At issue was a proposed amendment that would have eliminated council members and the mayor from having to have their town-related travel pre-approved by the rest of the council. Mayor Pro-Tem Craig Bloszinsky

WECT - 2017-09-19 01:22:45

Man dies after wreck near entrance to Echo Farms

A two-vehicle crash claimed the life of a man last week in Wilmington. According to a Wilmington Police Department news release sent Tuesday, Robert John Davis Jr., 83, of Wilmington, died over the weekend as a result of injuries sustained in the crash at the Echo Farms entrance last Wednesday. Wi

WECT - 2017-09-19 19:14:22

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

1950s log cabin is vacation home near Shallotte River

The Martin family vacation home was built at the mouth of the Shallotte River in 1934. What it is: Windy Point family vacation home Where it is: Off Windy Point Road, which is on the mainland near the western end of Holden Beach How old it is: Built in 1934, rebuilt in 1955 History: Every summer gr

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-18 13:52:50

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