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HURRICANE IRENE: 'Teen Mom 2' Jenelle Evans home in Oak Island enjoying the hurricane
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 3:18pm.

It appears Hurricane Irene is keeping 'Teen Mom 2' star Jenelle Evans at home and out of trouble.

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Hurricane Irene: Are surfers crazy to love hurricanes?
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 2:58pm.

What is it about hurricanes that draws surfers to the shore like moths to the flame? When everyone else is wringing their hands about a coming hurricane, some surfers respond with glee.

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CFPUA: Do NOT open manhole covers
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 2:51pm.

Please, if you witness anyone tampering with a manhole cover, report this activity immediately to CFPUA Customer Service at (910) 332-6550 or our Emergency Call Center at (910) 332-6565. Let's all be responsible stewards of the environment. Anyone violating this may be fined.

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ONLY ON 3: Surveillance video shows Strickland cut GPS off and run
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 2:35pm.

Even Hurricane Irene cannot stop another chapter in the strange story of a teen with ties to former state Sen. R.C. Soles. Law enforcement in Columbus County are on the hunt for Allen "Frog" Strickland. Yesterday the 19-year-old cut off his GPS bracelet, but that's just the beginning.

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Hurricane shelter list
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 9:02am.

Hurricane Irene has already prompted voluntary evacuations for many parts of our area. That's led counties to open emergency shelters for people and animals. SEE THE LIST INSIDE

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Public hearings scheduled on Titan draft air permit
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 7:34am.

The N.C. Division of Air Quality has scheduled three public hearings in September on a new draft air quality permit for a proposed cement manufacturing plant in New Hanover County.

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Holden Beach declares mandatory evacuation
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 7:25am.

videoHolden Beach has declared a mandatory evacuation. Everyone needs to be off the island by 6 p.m. today, according to a news release from Mayor Alan Holden. The bridge is subject to being closed sooner if winds are sustained at 45 mph or higher.

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FIRST ON 3: Allen 'Frog' Strickland refuses to let Irene upstage him; Removes GPS monitor, on the run
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 6:00am.

videoJust when you thought the story of Allen "Frog" Strickland couldn't get any stranger, well, move over Hurricane Irene.

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