Kimberly Munley, the civilian police officer credited with shooting and stopping the man accused of Thursday’s massacre at Fort Hood, Texas, got her start in law enforcement 10 years ago at Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington.
PPD Inc. said Friday it has acquired Excel PharmaStudies Inc., a contract research organization based in China.Wilmington-based PPD said in a news release that the acquisition “positions it to capitalize on the trememdous growth of the outsourcing market in Asia Pacific.”
Wilmington | Police are investigating a reported armed robbery in the 500 block of Cobblestone Drive.The victim, a 23-year-old male, reported that he woke up at about 4 a.m. Friday to find three men wearing ski masks in his apartment and standing over him. Two of the robbers were armed with handguns, according to police.
The popular Kefi restaurant in Wilmington says it may close because it is unable to get financing. The restaurant is on Eastwood Road at the approach to Wrightsville Beach, and is across the street from Crocker’s Marine, which closed last week because of the bad economy.