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WILMINGTON, N.C. | Michael Jordan returns home, meets with hurricane victims

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Michael Jordan returned to his hometown of Wilmington, North Carolina and met with some hurricane victims who benefited from his $2 million donation. Stephanie Parker, her husband and four young children spent nearly months living in shelters provided by the American Red Cross, which Jordan helped fund. She hugged and thanked the … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | Michael Jordan returns home, meets with hurricane victims

North Carolina News: Wilmington Man, ANTHONY TYRONE GREENE Sentenced for Firearm Offense

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr.., announced that today, ANTHONY TYRONE GREENE, 34, of Wilmington, was sentenced by United States Senior District Judge W. Earl Britt for possession of a firearm by felon. Judge Britt sentenced GREENE to 78 months imprisonment followed by … Continue reading North Carolina News: Wilmington Man, ANTHONY TYRONE GREENE Sentenced for Firearm Offense

North Carolina News: Wilmington Man, DAVID ANDREW KIRTON Sentenced to More Than 10 Years for Heroin Distribution

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that Chief United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced DAVID ANDREW KIRTON, JR. 25, of Wilmington, North Carolina to 100 months of imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release and a consecutive sentence of … Continue reading North Carolina News: Wilmington Man, DAVID ANDREW KIRTON Sentenced to More Than 10 Years for Heroin Distribution

North Carolina News: Wilmington Man, WILLIAM POLLOCK Sentenced to 10 Years for Cocaine Distribution

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that Chief United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced WILLIAM POLLOCK 31, of Wilmington, North Carolina to 120 months of imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release. On June 26, 2018, POLLOCK entered a … Continue reading North Carolina News: Wilmington Man, WILLIAM POLLOCK Sentenced to 10 Years for Cocaine Distribution

WILMINGTON, N.C. | NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant Friday where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence’s floodwaters. Duke Energy spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said Friday the utility doesn’t believe the breach at the L.V. Sutton … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

WILMINGTON, N.C. | Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill

WILMINGTON, N.C.  — Florence’s floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape Fear River. Duke Energy spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said the utility doesn’t believe the breach at the L.V. Sutton Power Station poses a … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill

WILMINGTON, N.C. | New evacuations ordered because of Florence flooding

WILMINGTON, N.C. — A new round of evacuations was ordered in South Carolina as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening more destruction. With the crisis slowly moving to South Carolina, emergency managers on Friday ordered about 500 people to flee homes along … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | New evacuations ordered because of Florence flooding

WILMINGTON, N.C. | The longest week: Carolinas worn out by Florence

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death. Frustration and sheer exhaustion are building as thousands of people wait to go home seven days after the storm began battering the coast. Florence is blamed … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | The longest week: Carolinas worn out by Florence