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Archive for May, 2013

Couple takes to the water to spread hopes for world peace

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Susan Beaver Thompson and Arthur Lewis will begin the first leg of their peace expedition in June

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Free entertainment at Greenfield Lake

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Cape Fear Shakespeare on the Green is holding its latest festival of free performances.

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NCHP: 13 dead in Memorial Day weekend crashes

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Highway Patrol says at least 13 people died on North Carolina highways during the Memorial Day weekend. That number includes three deaths in our area.

Investigators say the fatal accidents included one on I-40 north of Wilmington and two in Brunswick County.

The holiday weekend officially began at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, and ended at midnight, Monday, May 27. Last year the Highway Patrol investigated five fatal collisions and 360 injury related collisions during the holiday period.

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Woman charged with murder in stabbing death

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — A Columbus County woman has been charged with murder.

According to the Whiteville News Reporter, Beverly Williams, 31, is charged with stabbing Eddie Jarone Best, 56 to death. The paper says Williams was living in the home where police say Best’s body was found in a bedroom Saturday.

Investigators say he had been stabbed in the chest and abdomen.

Whiteville Police have not returned our calls for more information on the investigation.

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Teacher still on job after drug charge

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A New Hanover High School teacher arrested last week on drug charges is still on the job.

A school district spokeswoman says the district says it is investigating Catherine Entrocaso after an Alcohol Law Enforcement agents arrested her for possession of schedule II narcotics.

ALE arrested Entrocaso Thursday on US 421 in New Hanover County. Assistant Special Agent Jason Locklear says Entrocaso was arrested with 13 Adderall pills in non-prescription bottles without a label.

One of Entrocaso’s former students says she did not see this coming. She says most students don’t know because she is still working.

“Every time I saw her, she never seemed like she was high or anything,” student Kashia Aiken said. “People in her class, I don’t think they feel threatened in any way.”

Aiken says she thinks Entrocaso should get help because she is a teacher and has a daughter.

Entrocaso is scheduled for court June 13.

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