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1on1 with Jon Evans

We're talking to the newsmakers, but not in the way you are used to seeing on the nightly newscasts. "1on1" gives me the chance to find out more about the people who lead your community, where they got their start, important decisions in their lives, mistakes they made and what they learned from it. Please let me know how you enjoy these episodes! 

Mar 31, 2018

Johnson Britt took us through the murder case of the two men accused of killing Michael Jordan’s father in PART ONE, explaining how investigators gathered evidence against Daniel Green and Larry Demery. In PART TWO, the District Attorney goes through the trial process of convicting both men. Britt also speaks to...


Mar 24, 2018

Johnson Britt had just become District Attorney in Robeson County, when he was thrust into the spotlight. Britt had the responsibility of prosecuting Daniel Green and Larry Demery, the two men charged with killing NBA superstar Michael Jordan’s father. James Jordan had pulled off the road to sleep while driving...


Mar 17, 2018

Most Americans watched the events of September 11, 2001 unfold on television. Dick McGraw lived it from inside the Pentagon. As the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, McGraw was working in the Pentagon at 9:37am when terrorists crashed American Airlines Flight 77 into the...


Mar 10, 2018

Brandon Beane had graduated from UNC Wilmington and was about to be married when he faced a decision. Accept a full-time, $30K a year job he would like, or wait for a minimum-wage internship he would love. Brandon chose his passion, which opened the door to a career in professional sports. Twenty years later, Brandon is...


Mar 3, 2018

You know him as Bill Saffo. But long before ever deciding to run for mayor, this son of Greek immigrants went from Vasilios Avgerinos Saffo to Billy, and then to Bill. He grew up Wilmington, went to school in Wilmington, and has now become the longest-serving mayor in city history.