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Archive for August, 2014

Surf City fireworks cause island fire

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

SURF CITY, NC (WWAY) — Fireworks caused a fire on a dredge island in the intracoastal water near Surf City Friday evening.

Lieutenant Jon Burton of the Town of Surf City Fire Department, said a fireworks show on the island was sparked due to the dry conditions on the island causing the brush to catch.

Burton said this is not unusual for this to occur and happens almost every year.

No one was injured nor were any homes damaged.

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Southport resident works to preserve original Air Force One

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Brad Wilson has joined with 35 others to complete a detailing and restoration project on the aircraft.

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JUST IN: Former Treasurer of Topsail Baseball Club charged with embezzling 30K

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

A former Treasurer of the Topsail Baseball Club is charged with embezzling thousands of dollars from the Hampstead organization.

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POLICE: USMC Vet from Hampstead missing, suffers from PTSD

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — Investigators in Pender County are searching for a missing Marine who could be in danger.

Pender County detectives say James Salvatore Kalitz, 31, of Hampstead, is missing. They say he was last seen Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Kalitz is a USMC veteran, who suffers from PTSD, seizures, depression and substance abuse. He was last seen wearing gym shorts and sneakers.

According to a family member, Kalitz left a note indicating he may hurt himself.

If seen or located please call the Pender County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 259-1515.

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HGTV’s ‘Property Virgins’ filming 6 episodes in area

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Every day, TV host Egypt Sherrod goes on an emotional roller coaster.

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