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Operation Tooth Fairy sends two Wilmington gang members in prison | Port City Daily

Two Wilmington men have been sentenced to prison for distribution of heroin. (Port City Daily/File)WILMINGTON — Two Wilmington gang members have been sentenced to prison for heroin distribution by the United States Attorney for the Eastern District Judge James Dever.Deandre Sweet, 27, has been sente


Wilmington man sentenced for distributing heroin - WWAY TV

Prison bars (Photo: Andrew Bardwell / CC BY-SA 2.0)WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – A Wilmington man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for selling heroin to undercover agents while he was on probation for a prior federal drug conviction.According to a statement from the United States Attorney for the

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-10-18 14:15:41

Oak Island silent as court records show more details, prompt more questions, about mayor’s son | Port City Daily

After Justin Brochure's bond was lowered in June, he posted bail and was released. He had contact with a minor and was re-arrested last week for violating his pretrial release agreement. Now, he's back out.

PORTCITYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-19 11:30:00

Baby Trump blimp coming to Wilmington - WWAY TV

Trump Baby Blimp inflated (Photo: Andrew Potter / Twitter)WILMINGTON, NC (StarNews) — A famous balloon depicting President Donald Trump as a baby in diapers will fly over the Port City next week.Women Organizing for Wilmington (WoW) received the 20-foot-tall balloon and will inflate it over the grou

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-10-18 15:57:05

Southport police chief, top lieutenant fired amid criminal investigation

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The City of Southport has fired its police chief and top lieutenant, who were both arrested for public corruption charges that ultimately shut down the entire police department.

WECT - 2018-10-19 14:53:00

Missing Wilmington man last seen in January

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Wilmington Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate a man who was last seen by his family in January.The WPD tweeted that the family of Austin Harold Miller, 72, last saw him on Adams Street back in January, however, just recently reported him missing.A

WECT - 2018-10-18 18:51:00

Wilmington gang members sentenced to prison on heroin charges

RALEIGH, NC (WECT) - Two Wilmington gang members were sentenced to federal prison for selling heroin, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina.Deandre Sweet, 27, was sentenced to over 8 years in prison, while Kyeric Sweet, 25, received 7.5 year prison senten


First round of New Hanover County debris pickup expected to be complete by Thanksgiving | Port City Daily

Only a few areas in the county have completed the initial pickup of debris from Florence (Port City Daily/Courtesy NHC)WILMINGTON — The City of Wilmington is almost complete with its first pass through of collecting debris from Hurricane Florence while New Hanover County is still working to service

PORTCITYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-19 17:06:00

Earth Fare announces opening date in Wilmington - WWAY TV

The supermarket, located at 943 Military Cutoff Road, will become the 11th Earth Fare location in North Carolina.


THE BUZZ, Oct. 17: Hurricane Rouzer making landfall in Wilmington

We are being told that Wilmington debris pick up is going as fast as it can. If that is true, why were a dozen or more of the trucks parked at Legion Stadium before noon on Thursday?


Man arrested for making fake bomb threat at CFCC - WWAY TV

Deputies along with Cape Fear Community College Security personnel immediately evacuated the building, the release states. Once the building was clear of all students and faculty, deputies began their search.

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-10-18 15:49:16

Free well water testing in New Hanover County next week - WWAY TV

Any resident with a private well in a flood-affected county is eligible to participate. You do not have to live in the counties where pick up/drop off locations are available. There are a limited number of kits, so they will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-10-18 20:36:32

Cape Fear Museum to reopen Friday with free admission as post-hurricane work continues

According to a news release, the museum sustained water damage to offices and some gallery spaces during Hurricane Florence. The museum's collection fared well during the storm with only minor, cosmetic damage to a few items.

WECT - 2018-10-18 19:20:00

NC trooper killed in shooting near Wilmington, suspect arrested

Zebulon Police Dept@ZebulonPoliceNCPraying for NCSHP this morning as they try to pick up the pieces and move forward after the loss of one of their own this morning!5:04 AM - Oct 17, 20185See Zebulon Police Dept's other Tweets


More than 500 books donated to New Hanover County schools - WWAY TV

Hundreds of books donated to New Hanover County schools. (Photo: New Hanover Co. Government/Facebook)WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover County Library is doing their part as area schools get back into the swing of the school year after Hurricane Florence.According to the county’s Facebook page, the

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-10-17 22:33:09

Durham woman desperate for answers after mother found dead in parking lot

The daughter of a woman found dead in a Durham parking lot is desperate for answers.Antennas in the Real World© 2018 Wilmington TV. All Rights Reserved. |contact@wilm-tv.com~ Capitol Broadcasting Company WILM-TV |Privacy Policy|Terms Of Use|2018 FCC/EEO ReportSite developed and hosted by Impact Medi


Man accused of sexually assaulting 5 year old girl - WWAY TV

The Pender County Sheriff’s Office says 54-year-old Zenaido Pablo Jacinto Martinez, of Rocky Point, was arrested on Monday following an investigation.


Wilmington man gets 10 years in prison after guilty plea for selling heroin

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A Wilmington man was sentenced to at least 10 years in prison for selling drugs, according to a news release from the US Department of Justice.

WECT - 2018-10-17 20:49:00

After nearly 50 years, Wilmington ends urban renewal “protections” for Northside development | Port City Daily

The programs, dating back to the early 1960s, were aimed at combating urban blight. But their goals were a suburban style of city planning that officials say doesn't make sense anymore.


You got denied by FEMA. What now?

“FEMA’s disaster recovery program is not set up to make you whole. It’s a hand up and enough money to get you on the road to recovery," said Rebecca Kelly, a FEMA media relations specialist stationed in North Carolina. "It can provide you all kinds of services based on the information that you put o