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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)
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.
Southport Waterfront Market - WWAY TV
Shop up to 70 vendors every Wednesday (closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day) for seasonal farm fresh produce, handcrafted home decor, jewelry, baked goods and flowers. Sip fresh lemonade as you stroll along the historic Cape Fear River waterfront under the canopy of majestic Live Oak Tree
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.
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.
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.
Engineering firm paid $42,400 to study its own stormwater ponds after repeated Leland flooding | Port City Daily
After persistent flooding issues developed around several developments in Leland, the town paid Cape Fear Engineering $42,400 to study the effectiveness of the stormwater management. That study included at least two subdivisions where Cape Fear Engineering had designed the stormwater systems.
Southport/Ft. Fisher ferry running one boat as crews work on mechanical issues
SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA (WECT) -The Southport/Ft. Fisher ferry is running on a one boat schedule Wednesday morning.According to NCDOT, the Motor Vessel Southport has a mechanical issue with the steering.Southport/Ft Fisher Ferry on a one boat schedule due to mechanical issues on M/V Southport. C
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.
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
Marina redux: Southport citizens want to review 'all options' for Yacht Basin docking
“I live right there, and I see the beauty of it,” he said. “I work in real estate, and everybody that I talk to—who’s new in town or who’s been here all their lives—talks about the beauty of it.
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
Man sentenced up to 31 years for Bolton murder - WWAY TV
On January 30, 2017 the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22,000 block of Andrew Jackson Highway East in Bolton.
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
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
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.
Beach-goers report a rise in jellyfish, stingray encounters along North Carolina's coast
Lifeguards said some of the jellyfish have left some pretty bad abrasions, but unless you are highly allergic, you should be OK.
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.
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