Daily Archives: January 29, 2013

ONLY ON 3: Parents say school staff roughed up epileptic son
A kindergarten student suffering from epilepsy recently came home from school with rug burn and swelling on his face. His family is upset, and they want answers. Tue, 01/29/2013 - 10:22pm
Wrightsville Beach, DOT discuss traffic delays caused by bridge work
As work continues on the Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge, locals hope to see an end to the construction soon. This morning town officials talked with the NCDOT to come up with a solution to help traffic flow onto and off the island. Tue, 01/29/2013 - 10:15pm
NC House speaker talks about 2013 session
The leader of the North Carolina House says focusing on government efficiencies and fixing the state's indebted unemployment insurance system will free up money so businesses can create jobs and vulnerable citizens are cared for. Tue, 01/29/2013 - 8:06pm
MARKING HISTORY: Robert Taylor
This week's Marking History focuses on a local man who became something extraordinary. You could say it was by design. Robert Taylor was born in Wilmington in the 1800s and ended up becoming a pioneer in the field of architecture. His life is a story of firsts. Tue, 01/29/2013 - 7:17pm
McCrory wants NC college focus on in-demand jobs
Gov. Pat McCrory says he's determined to get North Carolina's public university system focused on teaching what's economically useful. Tue, 01/29/2013 - 6:18pm
Azalea Festival names winner of Facebook tagline contest
The North Carolina Azalea Festival has a new way to describe the annual event that's become a staple of Wilmington culture: Southern Charm in Full Bloom. Tue, 01/29/2013 - 4:52pm
BUCKLEY’S BLOG: High winds, severe storms possible Wednesday
January warmth often comes at a cost, and we'll be liable to pay up tomorrow night. Tue, 01/29/2013 - 3:18pm
REMINDER: City of Wilmington holding MLK Parade debriefing meeting tonight
The city would like to invite you and other downtown stakeholders to attend a debriefing regarding the MLK parade held tonight. Tue, 01/29/2013 - 3:03pm
Fire crews put out hot spots after flames engulf multiple buildings
New Hanover County fire crews worked to put out all hotspots hours after a fire sparked at an office building on Murrayville Road Monday night. Tue, 01/29/2013 - 2:45pm
Bradshaw out as Ports Authority executive director
Tom Bradshaw is out as executive director of the NC State Ports Authority, an official confirmed on Monday. Ports authority spokeswoman Laura Blair said Bradshaw no longer works for the NC Department of Transportation, but provided no other information. Tue, 01/29/2013 - 1:48pm