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More than $64M goes to Hurricane Irene aid in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 1:57pm.

More than $64 million has been approved for disaster aid in North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.

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Recount for Bolton mayor race Monday
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 1:49pm.

It may be more than a week since Election Day, but the election process is not over yet. In Columbus County, there's still some double-checking to be done for mayor in Bolton.

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NC lawmakers trade accusations again over layoffs
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 1:46pm.

State government data on how many laid-off public workers in North Carolina are getting severance are raising questions about how many people no longer have jobs under the budget pushed through by Republicans lawmakers.

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County looks for public feedback on Carolina Beach Rd. signs
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 12:16pm.

Last night Wilmington City Council decided to hold off on making a decision on an ordinance restricting signs at businesses. Tomorrow New Hanover County leaders look for public input on a similar law.

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NC prosecutors want Racial Justice Act struck down
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 11:48am.

North Carolina's prosecutors are almost unanimous in calling on legislators to repeal a law that allows defendants on death row to appeal their sentences by showing evidence of racial bias.

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Judge sets start of John Edwards trial for Jan. 30
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 11:45am.

A federal judge has set the trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards to begin Jan. 30, a week earlier than the date prosecutors and defense lawyers had sought.

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Brunswick Nuclear Plant reports "Unusual Event"
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 11:22am.

The Brunswick Nuclear Plant declared an "Unusual Event" early this morning as a result of a reactor coolant system leak, according to a Progress Energy spokesman. It happened around 3:01 a.m. The event ended around 8:15 a.m.

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Wilmington cop hired as Rocky Mount chief
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 10:30am.

Wilmington deputy police chief is leaving to become police chief in Rocky Mount. James Moore will start his new job in January.

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