Archive - May 2007
Private guards face multiple layers of background checks in N.C.
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/29/2007 - 7:44am.

People who want to work as security guards in North Carolina must pass a series of background checks before they become an unarmed guard and even stricter hurdles to carry a gun.

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Wilmington remembers fallen heroes
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Mon, 05/28/2007 - 10:27pm.

Wilmington honored the men and women who gave their lives in the armed services today at the National Ceremony.

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Summer dangerous season for teen drivers
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Mon, 05/28/2007 - 5:44pm.

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer -- a season that local law enforcement says is a dangerous time for teens on our roads.

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Duplin County Schools in session
Submitted by on Mon, 05/28/2007 - 5:34pm.

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance and while most had the day off to reflect, many in Duplin County celebrated the day like any other.

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Empty patrol cars slow down speeders
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Mon, 05/28/2007 - 5:33pm.

Highway Patrol parks empty patrol cars on highways to act as a deterrent.

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Holiday weekend boater safety
Submitted by on Mon, 05/28/2007 - 4:03pm.

With the hot weather over the weekend, many people in our area took to the water to have a good time, but along with the fun were some problems. The Coast Guard at Wrightsville Beach say even though hundreds of boats were out on the water this weekend, everybody was pretty safe.

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Bell Tower Glows for More Than Just Veterans
Submitted by Jolene Reilly on Mon, 05/28/2007 - 2:08pm.

The NC State men's basketball squad is getting the same honor as troops killed in war. Some critics say that's sending the wrong message.

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