Archive - Oct 2008
Protesters out Monday night for cement plant's last forum
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/28/2008 - 9:28am.

There was a large turnout for the last information session Monday night on plans for a cement plant in Castle Hayne. But the crowd was heavily divided between supporters and opponents.

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German cruise ship visits Wilmington's port
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/27/2008 - 6:07pm.

videoArea businesses got a little economic boost today. German passengers on the Aida Aura cruise ship made their way to the Port of Wilmington.

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New Hanover County schools cutting budget
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/27/2008 - 5:52pm.

As reported last week, the tight economy has forced New Hanover County to tighten its budget by four million dollars. In order to do that, school funding is being cut by a half percent, which is just about $360,000.

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Virginia locals talk about their Titan plant
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/27/2008 - 4:55pm.

videoTitan's cement plant is located just outside of Roanoke, Virginia. After talking to some of the plant's neighbors, it seems the plant's presence is anything but titanic.

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Cyclists want to raise bike safety awareness
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/27/2008 - 4:24pm.

videoThe death of two cyclists in as many months has a local organization taking action.

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103 year old woman votes
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/27/2008 - 4:17pm.

A Pleasure Island resident exercised her right to vote Monday. This isn't unusual - except for the fact that Lula McQuillan is 103.

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Home foreclosure tour a success
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/27/2008 - 3:58pm.

Over the weekend 65 financially qualified buyers met with local realtors to tour 13 foreclosed home in Carolina Beach.

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Red Ribbon Week teaches kids
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/27/2008 - 3:50pm.

Wrightsboro Elementary second graders are using their artistic talents to tell others to just say no.

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