Archive - May 2008
Non-profit helps ease the pain of soaring gas and food prices
Submitted by on Sat, 05/31/2008 - 6:20pm.

videoAs the price of gas approaches $4 a gallon and food prices continue to increase, people are looking for ways to save a buck and one non-profit organization is trying to help. Once a month dozens of people wait outside of Life Community Church in Wilmington to pick up affordable food.

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Burgaw Depot getting a makeover
Submitted by on Sat, 05/31/2008 - 5:11pm.

Back in 1850, Burgaw residents used to hop on the free railroad and head to Wilmington for a day on the river. Now the train no longer operates, and historians are looking to revamp the old building and bring it back to life as the town's community center.

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Mom searching for missing adult son
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/30/2008 - 4:28pm.

videoEvery day for the last year, Jessie Dunn has been searching for her son, Richard Bird, but finding help has not been easy. May 30, 2007 was the last time Dunn heard from her 40-year-old son, Richard Bird.

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High fuel costs affecting Wave Transit
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/30/2008 - 4:26pm.

videoMass transit has been the answer for a lot of people struggling with high gas prices. Here in Wilmington, Wave Transit has seen an increase in riders, but there may not be enough riders to cover the soaring cost of diesel.

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Hurricane Preparedness: Supplies you may need this hurricane season
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/30/2008 - 4:25pm.

videoHurricane season starts this weekend. High winds, flooding, tornadoes and the storm surge. All are hazards that come with tropical systems. These conditions can cause massive power outages, meaning you need to be ready when the lights go out.

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Delgado trial update
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/30/2008 - 4:21pm.

The Tyrone Delgado trial continued Friday. Delgado is accused of the attempted sexual assault and murder of Melissa Mooney back in 1999.

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Williston Middle School to require uniforms starting in the fall
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/30/2008 - 4:08pm.

When the 2008-2009 academic year begins on August 26, 2008, all Williston Middle School students will be required to wear school uniforms.

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