Two women arrested for Friday’s armed robbery, murder of Wilmington man

Updated at 9:20 p.m. to include the victim’s name. WILMINGTON — Two females, including one gang member, are in custody in connection with the murder of a Wilmington man in the 200 block of North 13th Street. Wilmington Police Department spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay said validated gang member Cerrica Jackson, 20, and Kalissa Durant, 24, have […]

Fatal shooting Friday in Wilmington on North 13th Street, one block from another recent fatal shooting

WILMINGTON — Police are investigating a fatal shooting Friday night. A call to dispatch about shots fired in the 200 block of North 13th Street came in at about 7:55 p.m., Wilmington Police Department spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay said. One male victim was fatally wounded, Lindsay said. The investigation is still ongoing. No details about the […]

Wilmington lottery winner checked ‘4 or 5 times’ after seeing winning numbers

Parking lot attendant Terry Wallington, of Wilmington, won $1 million playing Powerball on Wednesday.

  RALEIGH — A parking lot attendant from Wilmington said he confirmed Wednesday’s winning lottery numbers four or five times before calling his family and “crying tears of joy.” Terry Wallington won $1 million in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing, according to the North Carolina Education Lottery. He was on the job Thursday when he checked his […]

Cucalorus Film Festival looking to support its filmmakers through Indiegogo


WILMINGTON – Wilmington’s homegrown film event, Cucalorus Film Festival, is seeking the public’s help to bring filmmakers to the Port City this November. Cucalorus and Connect Conference have launched an Indiegogo campaign that, according to a release from the festival, is a continuation of the festival’s annual crowdfunding efforts. “The funds support filmmaker travel and equipment […]

Coastal Christian High School continues mission with improved athletics facilities, programs (video)

Coastal Christian Centurions

WILMINGTON — Over the last decade, Coastal Christian High School has not only lived up to the expectations of providing excellence in education to its student body. The newest Wilmington high school, located off Carolina Beach Road in Monkey Junction, has also committed itself to giving student athletes a high-level experience through its growing facilities […]

Wilmington man shot and left for dead on his front porch Tuesday evening


WILMINGTON – Tuesday evening gunfire left a 45-year-old man dead on the front porch of his 13th Street home, Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Linda Rawley said. Johnny Lee Johnson was shot at around 6 p.m. outside his home in the 100 block of North 13th Street, less than a block away from New Hanover High School. […]

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