Archive - Dec 19, 2008
Local homeowners to see rates go up nearly 30%
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/19/2008 - 6:39pm.

videoInsurance companies asked for a nearly 20 percent increase across the state. They settled for a slight four percent average hike statewide. However, homeowners in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender County will see nearly a thirty percent increase. Bladen and Columbus rates will go up twelve percent.

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Maritime Museum exhibit profiles Captain O'Daniel
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/19/2008 - 6:19pm.

videoThe story of Captain John Wesley O'Daniel Jr. began in Southport, and its there he chose to be remembered.

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NADA's NC chair calls auto bailout a good step forward
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/19/2008 - 5:56pm.

videoThe National Auto Dealers Association is the voice of local auto dealers across the country. NADA chair Annette Sykora called today's action, “The first step toward restoring consumer confidence."

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Toys galore at the Salvation Army giveaway
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/19/2008 - 5:40pm.

videoFor the past few months, the Salvation Army has been collecting toy donations for needy families. Friday, all those donations were given out at the largest toy shop in the Port City.

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Man tased at fathers funeral now in jail
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/19/2008 - 5:25pm.

Gladwyn Russ III just pleaded guilty to his most serious charge, possession of a firearm by a felon.

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Indecision about shipping Jose Montalvo's body
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/19/2008 - 5:23pm.

video Montalvo's body is scheduled to arrive in Mexico on Saturday. However, Sanchez's attorney Eric Altman said the funeral home in Mexico told him if they didn't receive almost $3,500 by 5:00 p.m. Friday, they wouldn't pick up the body from the airport.

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Wilmington woman pleads guilty to murder and drug charges
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/19/2008 - 5:19pm.

Anna Strickland faces anywhere between 17 to 20 years in prison. That includes her second degree murder charge and three additional drug trafficking charges.

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Boil water notice for Brunswick Forest residents
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/19/2008 - 5:06pm.

Brunswick Sanitary District has issued a boil water notice for residents of the Brunswick Forest neighborhood.

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