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Archive for February, 2013

Coastal Carolina University student dies in shooting

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

CONWAY, SC (AP) — A student at Coastal Carolina University has died after a shooting near the campus in Conway.

Coastal Carolina University spokeswoman Martha Hunn said early Wednesday that 19-year-old Anthony Darnell Liddell of Bennettsville died after the shooting at University Place residence hall.

The search continued Wednesday for the shooter.

A statement from the school said that university police chief David Roper said there is no apparent threat to students, faculty or staff.

Residence halls remained on lockdown through the night.

Classes were to be held as scheduled Wednesday. The school said counseling services will be available for students.

Hunn says the shooting happened shortly before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Another resident at University Place said she heard four or five shots. Kaitlin Eriksen said she saw a man fall against a car.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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Former city manager named as interim in Southport

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

The city of Southport is calling on a former leader to take on a leadership role.

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Man inside home, gets minor burns when house caught fire

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

WINNABOW, NC (WWAY) — A Winnabow man is in the hospital after his house caught fire overnight with him inside.

Firefighters say the man was inside the home when the fire started, and has minor burns on his legs and neck from the flames.

The call came in just before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of Caison Loop Road in Winnabow.

A Winnabow volunteer firefighter tells us the burn victim went to the hospital after fire crews showed up.

They knocked the fire down quickly, saying flames started inside a room of the house.

Crews are investigating to find what started the fire, but say the cause appears to be accidental.

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Resident inside home when bedroom caught fire

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Fire crews are on the scene of a structure fire in the Winnabow area of Brunswick County.

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Tim says ‘goodbye’ to Ashley

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Departing GMC anchor Ashley Jacobs anchored with Meteorologist Tim Buckley this morning before saying “good bye” to viewers. Though she said she wouldn’t cry, her eyes filled up with tears.

Tim quickly came to her rescue, surprising her with a reel of some of their funniest moments together. Ashley’s tears turned into laughter.

Check it out for yourself by watching the entire clip now.

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