Archive - May 2008

Hawks Eliminated from CAA Baseball Tournament

videoThe George Mason Patriots defeated UNCW Friday afternoon at Brooks Field 14-9. The loss eliminates UNCW from the CAA Baseball Tournament. Full story...
Struggling economy helping to increase plasma donations
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/23/2008 - 4:14pm.

videoWith a struggling economy, many people are looking for creative ways to make a little cash. Dan Strickland is doing his part to help save lives by donating plasma, and that donation reaps a cash reward.

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Bridge update: Isabel Holmes Bridge needs repairs also
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/23/2008 - 4:06pm.

Not one, but both bridges connecting New Hanover and Brunswick Counties need to be repaired. The NC State Department of Transportation says they will have intermittent lane closures on the Isabel Holmes Bridge between June 2 and June 4.

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City of Wilmington taking measures to lower fuel costs
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/23/2008 - 4:06pm.

The cost of filling up is draining wallets and it is not just having an impact on consumers. The city of Wilmington is also getting hit hard.

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Red flag surfing at Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/23/2008 - 4:05pm.

Surfers in Wrightsville Beach still have unlimited water access for at least this summer.

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Local law enforcement raising money for Special Olympics
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/23/2008 - 4:04pm.

If you stop for bite at Chick-fil-A this weekend, you might want to look up. That's because officers from the WPD and New Hanover County Sheriff's Department will be perched on the roof at the restaurant on Oleander Drive.

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Local bookstore honoring veterans with two events
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/23/2008 - 3:21pm.

There are many events happening around our region, honoring and remembering those who have died serving our country. Here in Wilmington, a local book store is providing a forum for living veterans to share their experiences.

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Former NC official to enter plea in fraud case
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/23/2008 - 1:32pm.

A retired state official is facing a federal judge next week on charges that he took money from an ethanol company to expedite state environmental permits for a proposed plant.

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