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Archive for May, 2014

Cemetery fined $100 a day for a public nuisance violation

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Calvary Memorial Cemetery’s property declared a public nuisance due to overgrown grass.

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Three Recruits Join Seahawk Hoops Program

Monday, May 19th, 2014

New UNCW men's basketball coach Kevin Keatts has added three players to the Seahawk program. 

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School bus involved in accident, students transported to hospital

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Several students were transported to the hospital following an accident involving a school bus and a blue Subaru near the intersection of HWY 211 and Midway road.

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Facebook page may provide insight into alleged arsonist

Monday, May 19th, 2014

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Investigators say a man is in custody accused of setting a fire last night at a home with two people inside.

Brandon Combs, 27, is in jail charged with arson and injury to real property. Tonight we’re learning more about Combs’s online personality.

Pender County Fire Marshal Charles Newsman say the call for the fire came in just after 7 p.m. Sunday at a home on Highsmith Road near Burgaw. Newman says a mother and daughter were inside the two-story home when the fire started.

One look at Combs’s Facebook page may give insight into his mind before investigators say he set the fire. His posts range from bizarre to some we just cannot show. He routinely posted about Satanism, referring to himself as a Manson Family follower.

Just before authorities got the call about the fire, Combs posted on Facebook, “The only thing worse than waking up alone… is waking up,” and then, “Cuttin people out of my life.” Investigators say the call about the fire came in about an hour after this post.

Combs is in jail under $100,000 bond.


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School bus crash injures 7 students, driver

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Several students have been transported to Dosher Memorial Hospital following an accident

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