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Archive for August, 2013

Part of I-40 West closed due to rockslide

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013


RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) -– The right lane of Interstate 40 West is closed in Haywood County near the Tennessee border due to a rockslide that happened around 7:45 Monday night.

According to a news release, engineers from the North Carolina Department of Transportation are on the scene assessing the slide to determine how to clear the road and when it can reopen. Crews also are on the scene putting up traffic control devices to close the lane and warn motorists.

More information will be released as NCDOT engineers determine a cleanup schedule.

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Police look for suspects in attempted break-in

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013


SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — Brunswick County Deputies are looking for suspects in an attempted break-in at a store in Southport this morning.

The incident happened at the Cash Unlimited store around 8:30 A.M.

Employees say three black men with bandanas over their faces tried to get into the Long Beach Road store before it opened.

The employees say when the suspects found the door was locked, they left.

Deputies say the suspects’ car is an older model teal ford escort.

If you have any information, please contact the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office.

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Jana Kramer, star of ‘Heart of the Country’, will promote local film on national stage

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

The star of a locally filmed movie will be promoting the film on FOX News over the next few days.

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News & Notes – CFCC awards scholarships; fundraiser for TACT; BCC scholarship

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

The Cape Fear Community College Foundation recently awarded merit scholarships to 10 local students.

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DA to hold press conference on deadly boating accident.

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – District Attorney Ben David and Captain Todd Radabaugh of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will hold a press conference tomorrow morning regarding a deadly boating

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