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Congressional map for NC approved by Senate panel
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 11:02am.

Congressional district boundaries that would help Republican candidates win more seats in the next decade have been approved by a state legislative committee.

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YouTube video shows shark caught off Topsail Island
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 10:47am.

video Less than a month after a girl was bitten by a shark at Topsail Beach, a YouTube video posted yesterday shows a man reeling in what he claims to be a 200-pound black tip shark off Topsail Island. WATCH THE VIDEO INSIDE

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BSL lake could stay closed through weekend
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 10:36am.

The City of Boiling Spring Lakes has closed Spring Lake for testing. City Clerk Linda Merry says the city closed the lake yesterday after finding out Wednesday that a baby may have gotten sick after swimming in the lake recently.

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LIVE WITH GEORGE: Old Bridge Preservation Society
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 10:22am.

videoGeorge traveled to Sunset Beach, where the Old Bridge Preservation Society is doing its best to keep the old Sunset Beach Bridge a living part of the community even on dry ground.

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Leland man arrested on insurance fraud
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 9:44am.

Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin today announced the arrest of Joshua Rex Walston, 26, of 1567 Lanvale Road, Leland; he is charged with one count each of insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense.

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NC unemployment up in June
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 9:25am.

North Carolina's unemployment rate was 9.9 percent in June. That's up 0.2 points from May.

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DOT awards contract for Wilmington bridge improvements
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 8:14am.

NC Department of Transportation Secretary Gene Conti has awarded a contract to make improvements to the Cape Fear Memorial and Isabel Holmes Bridge in Wilmington.

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FIRST ON 3: 'Teen Mom 2' Star Jenelle Evans uses drugs, violates probation
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 07/21/2011 - 10:58pm.

video Brunswick County's “Teen Mom 2” star Jenelle Evans has been flying under the radar, but today, she is back in the news. Evans tested positive on a drug test last week, violating her probation, which means she could be back in hot water and in the spotlight.

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