Archive - Feb 18, 2009
Decal helps parents of teenage drivers
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/18/2009 - 10:25pm.

videoEighteen-year-old Meredith Stanley has a new sticker to add to her truck thanks to her mother, Cindy. The new decal is part of a new program at the Brunswick County sheriff's office, aimed at keeping parents informed on how their young drivers are acting on the roads if they get pulled over by a law enforcement officer.

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Volunteer rates increase as unemployment rates go up
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/18/2009 - 5:54pm.

videoFor the last five years Rory Platow has volunteered through the Cape Fear Volunteer Center. He lost his job three weeks ago, and is now looking for a new one, but that hasn't limited his volunteer hours.

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Parents concerned about school redistricting in Brunswick County
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/18/2009 - 5:51pm.

videoTwo new schools are set to open next year, Town Creek Elementary and Cedar Grove Middle. Redistricting lines have been drawn for four different scenarios and not all parents are pleased.

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One Wilmington bank may be in trouble
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/18/2009 - 5:41pm.

The exact words they use about Cooperative Bank are "troubled condition", which means the bank is now subject to restrictions on its asset growth, capital distributions and management fees.

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Market Street traffic flow to be discussed
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/18/2009 - 5:40pm.

The DOT, along with Wilmington and New Hanover County are already working to fix one of the area's most congested roads. A plan is in the works to improve traffic flow on Market Street from Colonial Drive, all the way to the Pender County line.

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Wilmington Police Department postpones opening of new headquarters
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/18/2009 - 5:34pm.

Because of Wednesday's tragedy, the WPD has postponed the official opening of their new Southeast Division headquarters.

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Troubleshooters: Dispute over County Boundry Line
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/18/2009 - 5:23pm.

videoJD Davis grew up going to Columbus County schools, and has been paying property taxes to Columbus County for years. He did not know what to think when he got a notice from Bladen County threatening to foreclose on his home for failure to pay property taxes.

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Hard Rock Park sale approved
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/18/2009 - 5:20pm.

A federal bankruptcy judge approved the sale of Hard Rock Park yesterday for $25 million. The 55-acre park is the biggest single investment ever in South Carolina tourism.

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