Scott Saxton joined WECT as News Director in 2009.
Prior to moving to southeastern North Carolina, Scott was the News Director for WSAZ NewsChannel 3 in Charleston/Huntington, WVa. Scott also worked in Greenville, MS as an anchor/reporter. He is an active member of RTDNAC, which is an industry group that supports journalism in South and North Carolina.
More than three years after leaving federal office, Mike McIntyre spent the remaining portion of his campaign war chest. The final contribution went to support the next generation of politicians in the McIntyre family.
A 3-for-1 land swap between the Town of Oak Island and one of its property owners was unanimously approved by Oak Island Town Council on Monday night, meaning the town will be getting land closer to the Oak Island Pier.
Incumbent Wilmington City Councilman Charlie Rivenbark has raised nearly three times more money than his next closest opponent in an effort to retain his seat on council. Reports filed at the beginning of the month with the New Hanover County Board of Elections show Rivenbark has raised more than $25,000 during this election period, with several donations coming in from a fundraiser held in late September.
Representative Chris Millis (R-16) plans to resign his seat in the NC House two weeks from today. Millis announced his resignation Friday, stating that his sole reason for doing so is to spend more time with his family.
Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Executive Director Jim Flechtner sent an email to all employees of the water utility this week commending the transparency of the organization in the wake of a revelation of the discharge of an unregulated chemical into the raw water supply coming from the Cape Fear River. Not everyone agrees.
The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has employed the services of an outside law firm and a strategic communications agency in the wake of news that an unregulated compound was discovered its raw water supply.