Wilmington, NC – Survivors of Pear Harbor from across southeastern North Carolina will converge onto Battleship Park this Pearl Harbor Day to mark the 65th anniversary of the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
Freelance military correspondent James Orzech sat down with event organizers who have a special link to this day.
Wilmington, NC – A grand jury has indicted former New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Long on charges of 2nd degree murder for the death of Peyton Strickland.
Long appeared in Superior Court in Wilmington Monday afternoon.
Long was part of an elite New Hanover County Sheriff's unit that teamed up with UNCW police to issue search-and-arrest warrants for Strickland December 1st. Strickland was shot and killed inside the doorway of his home.
Wilmington, NC – Flooding hits the region, Governor Easley releases money for tornado victims and the state's GOP wrangles over its next leader. Catherine Welch recaps these and other stories on this week's WHQR Saturday News Review.
Wilmington, NC – Changes are ahead for the Wilmington skyline. Not only by the new PPD headquarters but by projects from the Wilmington Housing Authority, which has residential towers both going up and possibly coming down.
Wilmington, NC – Hurricane Ophelia last year blew away Camp Lejeune's Riseley Pier, and now officials at the base have put plans to rebuild the pier on the back burner.
The wooden pier was rebuilt once before in the in 1980's. And Camp Lejeune spokesperson Craig Thomas says when bids came in at around $3-million to rebuild it a second time, the costs knocked the project down the priority list.