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Archive - Feb 12, 2009

Unforeseen power outage causes problems downtown

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videoConstruction crews began repairing a bulkhead on Water Street about two months ago. Since the work began they've been forced to shut off the power on two different occasions. There were no plans to shut it off at around eleven o'clock on Thursday morning, however. Full story...
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Corning cuts took place in Wilmington on Wednesday

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videoCorning said it would reduce its global workforce by 3,500 employees. Sources told WWAY, some of those layoffs happened here in Wilmington on Wednesday. Full story...
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Putting your best foot forward on that job interview

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videoIt's been said, “Dress for the job you want, not the job you have”. So when you don't have one, all the more reason why what you wear is so important. Full story...
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Cape Fear Singles on Meetup.com

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videoWilmington singles formed an alliance on meetup.com, called the Cape Fear Singles. The group was created four years ago by six people who moved to Wilmington, not knowing a soul. Now the club has nearly four-hundred active members of all ages. Full story...
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CFCC safety training center not properly built

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The ten million dollar training center for New Hanover County fire fighters and first responders has not actually been used. That is because it was not built properly. Full story...
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Representatives from transportation industry meet in Wilmington

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Representatives from various transportation industries around the country are gathered in Wilmington. Among the industries represented are ports, rail systems, airports, and transit systems. Full story...
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Rickenbacker pleads guilty

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A New Hanover County judge is making a Wilmington serial burglar pay his dues. Alan Rickenbacker plead guilty today to more than seventy felony charges, ten of which were for breaking and entering. Full story...
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Second headliner named for Azalea Festival

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The board announced Thursday that American Idol fan favorite, Kellie Pickler will headline a concert on April 1st. Full story...
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Hobbs' court appearance postponed

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Brett Hobbs was scheduled to appear in Brunswick County Court today, but the appearance was postponed. Hobbs was arrested last month and charged with felony larceny and conspiracy. Full story...
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Oak Island will have to wait on annexation of Long Beach Road area

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Oak Island Mayor, Johnie Vereen, said the town will not be able to move forward with annexation plans until Long Beach Road residents are heard in court. Full story...
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