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Coast Guard recovers bodies of missing couple off the coast of North Carolina
“Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and loved ones today,” said Captain Bion Stewart, commander of Coast Guard Sector North Carolina. “We are deeply saddened by the outcome and we will continue to pray for the families during this most difficult time.”
Couple finds massive prehistoric shark tooth while walking on North Carolina beach
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. – A couple stumbled upon a massive, prehistoric find while walking on a North Carolina beach – a megalodon tooth.
Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office: Early-morning manhunt nabs three armed-robbery suspects | Port City Daily
From left: Zachary Johnson, 19, Dimetrius Terrell Parker, 18, and Quintin Markee Sanders, 21. All three were arrested on armed robbery charges by Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office deputies with assistance from the Wilmington Police Department. (Port City Daily photo | Courtesy BCSO)BRUNSWICK COUNTY
Victim identified in Houston Moore shooting; WPD offering reward for info - WWAY TV
WPD says Quayshon McRae, 25, was fatally shot Thursday evening where aback-to-school cookout was taking place only blocks away.
How will tariffs and trade war impact Wilmington region? - WWAY TV
McWhorter, the owner of Mojotone, a guitar and amplifier maker employing 68 people at a 40,000-square-foot facility in Burgaw, was ready to say in a telephone interview on Aug. 10 that he hadn’t yet seen any impact from the tariffs, but was monitoring the situation.
Behind the scenes: Local bands unite on ‘One Perfect Summer’ album for Surfers Healing autism charity | Port City Daily
WILMINGTON — Eleven bands in Wilmington have joined together to produce an eclectic album called “One Perfect Summer” to benefitSurfers Healing, a charity that helps kids with autism learn how to surf in camps across the U.S.CDs will be available at a Surfers Healing camp at Wrightsville Beach Monda
Woman charged in Wilmington shooting
Wilmington Police charged a Southport woman in connection to a shooting last week on Klein Road.25-year-old Brittany Moses is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a deadly weapon and first degree kidnapping.Police say the victim was shot multiple times and is in the hospital.22
Axe-throwing bar opens in Wilmington - WWAY TV
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Have you ever wanted to kick back, grab a drink and throw an axe?
Moss: Chance for heavy rain, storms increases this evening
Man killed in Wilmington shooting
A shooting in Wilmington’s Houston Moore public housing community claimed the life of a man.It happened yesterday afternoon.We’re told a male victim suffered gunshot wounds and was taken to the hospital–where he died.His name has not been released.The shooting happened at the same time a back-to-sch
Record summer rainfall affects Wilmington-area tourism industry | Port City Daily
Heavy rainfall didn’t shake up hotel stays, since many guests had made reservations earlier in the year. But it did impact other businesses. (Port City Daily photo | File)NEW HANOVER COUNTY — While an unprecedented amount of rainfall this summer has not slowed the county’s hotel revenue for the mont
Man injured in shooting outside Triangle Town Center
Coast Guard and local partners search for missing couple in Pamlico River, NC
WILMINGTON, NC — Coast Guard crews, along with the Beaufort County Emergency Management Agency, are searching by air, sea and land for a missing man and woman, whom were last seen departing Potters Marine early Friday afternoon.
'Swamp Thing' set to film at NC coast
According to an official synopsis of the series, CDC researcher Abby Arcane returns to her childhood home of Houma, Louisiana, in order to investigate a deadly swamp-borne virus and develops a surprising bond with scientist Alec Holland — only to have him tragically taken from her.
Former UNCW coach charged with child sex crimes - WWAY TV
Nicholas John Walkotten (Photo: VineLink)WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A former UNCW assistant swimming coach has been charged with sex crimes involving a child.Nicholas John Walkotten, 32, faces two counts of indecent liberties with a child and one count statutory sex offense with a child under the age o
CFCC to offer free back-to-school haircuts - WWAY TV
Hair salon (Photo: MGN Online)WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — It’s time for all things back to school and that includes making sure your hair is just right!Cape Fear Community College will offer free back-to-school haircuts for children ages 5-15 Monday through Friday at its barber school located at Emerald
BCSO arrest three in armed robbery incident - WWAY TV
Brunswick County, NC (WWAY) – The Brunswick County Sheriff’s office arrested three men during an armed robbery incident early this morning.Deputies were dispatched to a home in the 1100 block of Dobson Street in Supply where the crime was already in progress. The caller inside the residence indicate
City of Wilmington giving light bulbs to non-profits - WWAY TV
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The City of Wilmington is in the process of replacing fluorescent light bulbs with energy efficient LEDs and they have more than 3,000 fluorescent bulbs they would like to give away to non-profits!
‘Swamp Thing’ TV series confirmed for Wilmington - WWAY TV
WILMINGTON, NC (StarNews) — The local film industry is dredging its next major television project from the deep, dark swamp.After several months of rumors, Warner Brothers has confirmed to the StarNews its new TV series, “Swamp Thing,” will officially emerge to film in Wilmington this year.- Adverti
With Village Plaza demolished, what will replace it? - WWAY TV
PHOTO: HUNTER INGRAM/STARNEWSWILMINGTON (StarNews) – The Village Plaza shopping center that stood for many years on Greenfield Street has been scraped from the site after a devastating fire in May.The center, anchored by the neighborhood-favorite grocery store, Everybody’s Supermarket, was demolishe