Middle school girls facing charges after fight

A group of middle school girls involved in a fight that broke out last week are facing some serious charges. A video released Thursday shows that the fight started between two young girls, then spread into a larger group fighting with one of the girls.

Baseball or bust? The number of both supporters and opponents of the sport in the Port City continues to grow. Today, top executives from the Atlanta Braves baseball organization met with city officials to talk about the potential future of the sport in Wilmington.

A commissioner in Belville is facing charges for communicating threats. Joe Breault is expected to be in court soon for charges that he says stem from an email that he sent from a personal account. Additionally, over in Pender County, authorities have been hard at work making a lot of arrests recently. Don't forget, you can check out crime news anytime on the Law Connect section of WECT.com.

If you're a big NFL fan, you might be either really excited or disappointed today. Peyton Manning, who used to play for the Indianapolis Colts, is set to become a Denver Bronco.

Hope you'll tune in to WECT News starting at 5:00! We've got some more talk about a hole in a local DSS board's budget; a contestant from our area featured on NBC's The Voice; a train wreck that happened yesterday and much more.

-Frances Weller