A lightning strike destroyed a garage in Wilmington Thursday morning and unrelated strikes may have caused two other structure fires the night before. Woody Wooten with Modern Lightning Protection said his product could have made a difference.
Pender County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Thursday afternoon on gun and drug charges. At 2:22 p.m., officers responded to a report of a disturbance with weapons in the 100 block of Wooten Road in the Maple Hill community. Deputies located several spent shell casings at the scene.