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Duke, Progress won't pass on severance costs
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/09/2012 - 7:54am.

Progress Energy and Duke Energy have agreed not to ask customers to pay millions of dollars in severance costs of employees who could be laid off as part of their merger.

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Barfield tops Democratic field for New Hanover County Commission
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Wed, 05/09/2012 - 7:41am.

videoIncumbent Jonathan Barfield Jr. finished ahead of his Democratic challengers in the race for New Hanover County Commission Tuesday night. He, along with newcomers Robert Zapple and Robert Murray, will move ahead to the general election in November.

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Dalton wins Democratic primary, will face McCrory
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/09/2012 - 12:04am.

Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton has edged former US Rep. Bob Etheridge in the Democratic primary for North Carolina governor, setting up a general election race with Republican Pat McCrory.

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Incumbent Thompson finishes fourth; top vote-getter says community wants change
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 11:41pm.

videoTalk of a runoff election swirled around the New Hanover County Government Center last night when it came down to the six Republican candidates for County Commission, but that may not be how the numbers add up.

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Rouzer wins GOP House nomination; Pantano refuses to talk
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 11:41pm.

State Sen. David Rouzer beat Ilario Pantano and Randy Crow in the GOP primary for the state's 7th Congressional District, but at least one of the men he beat isn't ready to accept the results.

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Sykes victorious in Brunswick Co. 3rd District Commission race
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 10:58pm.

The controversial primary race for commissioner in Brunswick County's 3rd District is over, and the victory has gone to Pat Sykes, who won with about 50 percent of the vote. Sykes will run uncontested in November, because no Democrats filed to run for the seat.

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Millis wins 16th District Seat in NC House
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 10:57pm.

Republican Chris Millis took nearly 70 percent of the 4,885 votes cast in the race for North Carolina's 16th District House of Representatives seat. He beat fellow Republicans Tim Thomas and Jeff Howell.

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Williams wins GOP nomination for Brunswick Co. Commission District 5
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 10:42pm.

The Brunswick County Commission District 5 Republican race went to Brunswick County native Frank Williams. The seat has been held by long-time commissioner and current commission chair Bill Sue.

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