Latest New Hanover County, North Carolina Stories

2007-02-08 06:00:29

By Jim Nesbitt, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Feb. 8--A Wilmington judge might rule as early as this afternoon whether admitted killer Ann Miller Kontz will be prohibited from having any contact with her 7-year-old daughter. District Judge Phyllis Gorham is also weighing a lengthy visitation request from the child's paternal aunt and grandparents -- the sister and parents of murdered AIDS researcher Eric Miller of Raleigh, who died of arsenic poisoning in 2000. In November...

2005-06-04 15:09:25

RALEIGH, N.C. -- "Fathom," a new NBC series starring Lake Bell, will be filmed in Wilmington. The drama, about a new form of life lurking in the sea, will begin shooting in July, according to a news release Friday from state legislators who got the news from NBC Universal studio officials this week. Bell played lawyer Sally Heep on the ABC legal drama "Boston Legal." The pilot for "Fathom," which is set to premiere this fall, was shot in California. NBC chose North Carolina in part because...

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