Local Interest
10:55 am
Tue December 12, 2006

Indictment Pulled Against Former Deputy

Wilmington, NC – A revised indictment out of the clerk of courts office shows the foreman of the grand jury checked the wrong box when issuing an indictment of second-degree murder against a former New Hanover County Deputy.

Documents attached to the revised indictment show members of the grand jury called the foreman Monday night after watching media reports that former New Hanover County deputy Christopher Long had been indicted on second-degree murder.

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Local Interest
11:53 am
Mon December 11, 2006

Carpooling In Wilmington

Wilmington, NC – In an effort to get cars off the roads, the City of Wilmington has launched a project designed to get residents carpooling.

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Local Interest
11:48 am
Mon December 11, 2006

Replica Coming To Cape Fear River

Wilmington, NC – Plans for building a replica of a blockade runner ship could add a new tourist destination for Wilmington's downtown riverfront.

Cape Fear Community College is spearheading the effort. College spokesperson David Hardin says funding will come from private donors and federal grants.

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Local Interest
11:44 am
Mon December 11, 2006

US Airways Cut Prices Out Of ILM

Wilmington, NC – US Airways's national wave of price reductions has reached Wilmington.


Flyers heading out the ILM airport can take advantage of a permanent cut in ticket prices, effective immediately.


Chuck Allen, US Airways's Director of Corporate Affairs, says the airline's price cut in other parts of the nation have proved beneficial for both the flyer and airline.

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Local Interest
11:41 am
Mon December 11, 2006

Pearl Harbor Survivors

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.

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Local Interest
5:43 am
Mon December 11, 2006

Former Deputy Charged in Strickland Death

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.

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Local Interest
5:34 am
Mon December 11, 2006

Former New Hanover County Deputy Indicted

Wilmington, NC – Former New Hanover County Sheriffs Deputy Christopher Long made his first appearance in court Monday where his secured bond was set at $50,000.

A grand jury has indicted Long with second degree murder for the shooting death of an 18-year-old suspect.

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Thursday Commentary
12:45 pm
Thu December 7, 2006

Remembering Pearl Harbor

World events do affect little children ? even in the pre-tv days when we all listened to the radio. Commentator Nan graham remembers an unforgettable December afternoon.

Wilmington, NC – World events do affect little children ? even in the pre-tv days when we all listened to the radio. Commentator Nan graham remembers an unforgettable December afternoon.

Nan Graham's book "In A Magnolia Minute" a collection of WHQR commentaries on life in the south is available at bookstores.

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Thursday Commentary
6:42 am
Thu December 7, 2006

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Wilmington, NC – World events do affect little children even in the pre-tv days when we all listened to the radio. Commentator Nan graham remembers an unforgettable December afternoon.

Nan Graham's book In A Magnolia Minute a collection of WHQR commentaries on life in the south is available at bookstores.

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Local Interest
5:30 am
Wed December 6, 2006

Deputies Identified In Suspect Shooting

Wilmington, NC – New Hanover County Sheriff Sid Causey has released the names of the deputies involved in the shooting death of an 18-year-old suspect.

The three deputies named in the incident are 39-year-old Greg Johnson, 34-year-old Larry Robinson and 34-year-old Christopher Long.

The three deputies are currently on paid administrative leave during the investigation.

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