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Archive for July, 2013

Pender horse dies of Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Friday, July 26th, 2013

It’s the third case of EEE reported in North Carolina so far this year

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Investigators say Southport fire was set

Friday, July 26th, 2013


SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — Investigators say a fire in Southport last night was set and remains under investigation.

Brunswick County Fire Marshal Scott Garner says the house fire was “incendiary in nature.” He says the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is handling the criminal investigation.

Firefighters say the flames destroyed a vacant house behind Surf Cinemas and backed up traffic on Long Beach Road as crews worked to put it out.

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Lieutenant Gov. plans local Q&A session

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Lieutenant Gov. Dan Forest will hold a Wilmington town hall meeting

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Police shut down illegal bar in Wilmington

Friday, July 26th, 2013


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police say they helped bust an illegal bar overnight.

WPD and Alcohol Law Enforcement served a search warrant at 510 S. 14th St. last night after getting numerous complaints from neighbors.

Police say they seized several video poker machines, a small amount of cocaine and a large amount of alcohol during the search.

Police arrested Aretha Session, 44, for possession of a video poker machine, maintain a dwelling for the purpose of keeping a controlled substance and selling alcohol without an ABC permit.

Andre Maurice Session, 49, is charged with selling alcohol without an ABC permit.

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Wilmington police ask for public’s help in unsolved murders

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Since 2004, Wilmington police have solved 70 of the 83 murders they’ve investigated.

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