Julius White

News and Public Affairs Director

Julius White (“Juice” to many of his friends) is WEAA 88.9 FM's News and Public Affairs Director.  Julius is an award winning journalist, who began his broadcasting career in Montgomery, Alabama at Alabama State University’s public radio station. Since that time, Julius has worked in both commercial and public radio--occasionally at the same time, i.e., commercial radio in the morning and public radio in the afternoon.  Julius has worked as a stringer for National Public Radio, American Urban Radio Networks, and appeared on BET Nightly News with Ed Gordon, covering the trial of one of the suspects in the 1963 bombing of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church—a blast that killed 4 little girls. Other experiences for Julius include talk show host, news analyst on Alabama Public Television and a brief stint in politics, as Office Manager/Committee Assistant for a Birmingham City Council member. Julius and his wife, Charlita, have been married for 3 years and live in Towson, MD.

Facebook/Union County Sheriff's Office NC

Searchers have recovered the body of one year old Kaiden Lee-Welch.  Emergency workers found Kaiden shortly after 10 a.m. Monday morning.

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division are investigating a multiple victim shooting in the Colesville area of Silver Spring, as a domestic-related, murder-suicide.

At least 15 people have died in the wake of Florence across the Carolinas. The South Carolina Highway Patrol reports the fatalities in their state is at least 5 after a fatal collision Sunday in Kershaw County  at 7a.m.

The National Hurricane Center

The National Hurricane Center says Florence has weakened to a depression but flash flooding and major river flooding will continue over a significant portion of the Carolinas. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. Interests in the southeastern and mid-Atlantic states should monitor the progress of Florence due to the heavy rainfall threat.

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is sending the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team to North Carolina as part of the Tropical Storm Florence relief effort.