Archive - May 29, 2007
Does two-way Front Street mean more business?
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Tue, 05/29/2007 - 6:35pm.

Downtown Wilmington's Front Street has been open to two-way traffic for weeks now. The traffic has increased but has that generated more sales for downtown business? The reviews are mixed.

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Memorial Day weekend successful for local business
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Tue, 05/29/2007 - 5:41pm.

Downtown business owners say they are happy with sales over the holiday weekend.

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CFCC narrowing down candidates for president
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/29/2007 - 4:26pm.

Dozens of people gathered at Cape Fear Community College's health sciences building today to hear the possible future president of the college speak.

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Online shopping continues to grow in popularity
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/29/2007 - 4:25pm.

It surprised many experts and it may surprise you to know that clothing is at the top of the online sales list.

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Attorneys make closing arguments in Boggess retrial
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/29/2007 - 4:16pm.

Boggess is accused of killing Wilmington honors student Danny Pence in a ploy to steal his car in 1995.

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Local farmers hope for rain
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/29/2007 - 3:56pm.

You've heard the saying: "rain, rain, go away." But that's just the opposite of what people in the farming business are chanting these days. Lately, they've been begging for some wet weather. Since January the area's only received about 11 inches of rain. Area farmers say it's not enough to keep up their crops.

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Women and Heart Disease
Submitted by on Tue, 05/29/2007 - 3:43pm.

Heart disease is the number one killer among American men and women, but women often wait longer to seek treatment or sometimes do not see their doctors at all. If Wilmington resident, Gwen Johnsen had ignored the signs of heart disease any longer she may not be around to do the things she loves.

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Cleared Duke lacrosse player opts to attend Brown

One of three former Duke lacrosse players cleared of rape charges has decided he will attend Brown University in the fall. Full story...