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VOTE 2012: Lt. Gov. Dalton throws hat in the ring to replace Perdue
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 4:37pm.

“Today, I'm announcing that I am running for Governor. Lucille and I love this state and we understand tough political races. I am the only candidate who has run and won statewide and I look forward to waging an aggressive campaign."

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New Hanover Co. leads nation in era of white space technology
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 4:21pm.

video New Hanover County is making history once again, as the first county in the nation to utilize the old analog spectrum that was used by TV stations. Experts say this technology will soon lead to new innovations like countywide WiFi.

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UNCW reaches $65M goal year early
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 4:10pm.

The school today said it's reach its goal of $65 million in "The Campaign for UNCW: Soaring to Greatness." The main purpose of the fundraising effort was to increase the number of and funding for student scholarships.

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WHA, Sparks reach tentative settlement
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 4:04pm.

After more than five years in the court system, the lawsuit between the Wilmington Housing Authority and former City Councilman Ronald Sparks has been settled.

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Perdue won't seek second term as governor
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 1:20pm.

video Democratic North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue released a statement Thursday saying she won't seek another four-year term because she believes a re-election bid would make it more difficult to find a bipartisan solution to fund public education in a divisive political environment.

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Gov. Perdue's statement about decision not to run for re-election
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 12:06pm.

Governor Perdue has released a statement regarding her decision not to run for re-election.

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THE RANT: A look at Chief Jayne's "action plan," Leland's personnel policy & state law for "misuse of property"
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 11:30am.

Best I can tell, Leland Police Chief Tim Jayne has a free ticket to ride. The man has broken a multitude of policies and laws, yet he skates by with not a slap-on-the-wrist, but more like a light tap.

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Pender County hires new manager
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 11:01am.

Pender County has a new county manager. In a 3-2 vote, the County Commission this morning selected Mickey Duvall to succeed Rick Benton, who is retiring.

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