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Archive for July, 2013

Town leaders react to Rep. Hamilton’s change of plans

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Leaders in Carolina Beach said they were surprised by a string a press releases from a spokesperson for Representative Susi Hamilton that said she accepted, then rejected the position as the next town manager.

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StarNews: Pender County man wanted for questioning

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

By: Adam Wagner

PENDER COUNTY, NC (StarNewsOnline.com) — A man is wanted for questioning about a murder in Pender County on Wednesday.

Wilbur Pinkney Price Jr. is believed to be driving a metallic blue older model Chrysler with Virginia tags.

There is also a special forces sticker on the front of the vehicle.

Pinkney is believed to be armed and dangerous, with a Derringer pistol and an M1911 pistol.

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Pender County authorities search for suspect in homicide, arson

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible homicide and arson at 475 Little Kelly Road in Rocky Point.

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Gaston County couple accused in child abuse case

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) – Authorities have charged a Gaston County couple with child abuse after a hospital coordinator noticed the baby had a number of broken bones.

Mount Holly Police Chief Don Roper said the baby’s parents, 25-year-old William Timothy Walker Jr. and 19-year-old Carmen Leighann Holden both face felony charges. Holden is free on $50,000 bond, while Walker remains in the Gaston County jail under $150,000 bond. It’s not known if either have an attorney.

The two were arrested last week.

A police affidavit says the child suffered a severe skull fracture, broken forearm, broken leg and broken clavicle. The couple said the baby fell off a couch on July 4, but social workers say the injuries occurred over a period of time.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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Pender authorities searching for murder suspect

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Wilbur Pinkney Price Jr. is believed to be armed and dangerous

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