Archive - May 19, 2008
Application Withdrawn for Topsail Humane Shelter in Hampstead
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 05/19/2008 - 10:33pm.

videoIt had all the makings of a long, hot night in Burgaw. Pender County Commissioners were ready to tackle the issue of a new animal shelter in Hampstead. Residents were ready to block it. Then came the surprise nobody expected. The application for a special use permit was withdrawn.

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State of Our Schools: Education Issues
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/19/2008 - 4:33pm.

videoMany people think our country's future rests on how well we educate our children. There is growing concern that American children are falling behind.

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Local law enforcement agencies raise money for Special Olympics
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/19/2008 - 4:33pm.

If you were driving down Market Street early this morning, you probably passed the 2008 Torch Run.

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Delgado trial update
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/19/2008 - 4:11pm.

New Hanover County prosecutors interviewed their first witnesses today in the Tyrone Delgado trial.

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White Lake drowning update
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/19/2008 - 4:09pm.

New information in the weekend drowning of a Bladen County boy at the White Lake Water Festival

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Resident organization hopes to stop Titan Cement plant
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/19/2008 - 4:02pm.

videoConcerned residents spoke to county commissioners at a meeting today. While an official contract hasn't been signed, Governor Easley has officially announced Titan America's plan to build a cement plant in Castle Hayne.

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NC-based brigade scheduled for another Iraq tour
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/19/2008 - 2:21pm.

The Department of Defense says a brigade of paratroopers from Fort Bragg's 82nd Airborne Division will return to Iraq later this year as part of a regular rotation of troops.

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NC Lawmakers to consider bill setting water usage rules
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/19/2008 - 10:14am.

North Carolina lawmakers will review new rules on water usage, just a year after the worst drought recorded in state history.

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