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Record year for films in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 10:52am.

Bringing red-carpet stars Robert Downey Jr., Claire Danes and Jennifer Lawrence, studios chasing tax incentives increased their spending in North Carolina nearly threefold — from $75 million in 2010 to $220 million in 2011.

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Brunswick Co. DSS having trouble finding an attorney
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 12:16am.

It was business as usual for the most part at the Brunswick County Commission meeting Tuesday night. The agenda followed the standard budget and report items. Work continues extending water and sewer services. This meeting lacked the fireworks of a previous meeting when Commissioner Charles Warren was asked to leave and then was escorted out.

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Gov. Perdue's sales tax increase is not popular
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 11:45pm.

video Gov. Bev Perdue says she is eying an increase in the state sales tax to help pay for education. "I am suggesting today, and I am going to fight for today, for our children's future by doing a fraction of a penny for progress for schools and for children to invest in public schools, universities and colleges," Perdue said Tuesday.

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Adams may face death penalty, investigators check cold cases
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 11:25pm.

Andrew Bernard Adams made his first appearance today for last week's murder of 24-year-old Latricia Ann Scott. Adams has a criminal record that goes back decades and includes rape and assault.

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City Council approves Market Street annexation
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 11:11pm.

Wilmington City Council voted unanimously to pass the annexation of a residential project in the area of Market Street and Marsh Oaks Drive.

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Teacher of the Week: Kathryn Penegar
Submitted by wway news on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 9:55pm.

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ONLY ON 3: Neighborhoods use Facebook to keep watch
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 5:19pm.

video Neighborhood Watch is nothing new, but technology is changing the way communities get together. In the past year, several Wilmington neighborhood pages have popped up on Facebook, and the trend continues to grow.

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IRS offers free options for online tax filing
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 5:14pm.

video Tax time. It's the time of year you either get a refund or give the government even more money. Either way, if you're looking to save a little cash, did you know you can file your federal taxes for free?

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