Archive - Apr 21, 2009
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Number of local gun permits shooting skyward
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/21/2009 - 5:21pm.

videoThe number of handgun permits issued in New Hanover County so far this year is more than double the number issued in all of 2008. This handgun craze has many people wondering, why now?

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New Hanover sales tax increase proposed to ease budget problems
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/21/2009 - 5:13pm.

videoNew Hanover County Commissioners are proposing a sales tax increase to help deal with budget shortfalls. They want to ask voters to approve a one-quarter of a percent increase.

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Flower launch celebrates children
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/21/2009 - 4:42pm.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and an event in downtown Wilmington Tuesday afternoon honored children everywhere.

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The Carousel Center for Abused Children Fundraiser
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/21/2009 - 4:25pm.

Every year, to support the Carousel Center, local VIPs and elected officials put their egos aside and put on the performance of their lives. This year’s show, Vegas and More, will be held on April 25, 2009 at Thalian Hall.

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Magnet designation lost by NHRMC
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/21/2009 - 4:19pm.

Despite high marks, New Hanover Regional Medical Center has lost its Magnet designation. That designation is given to hospitals for their ability to retain and recruit nurses.

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UNCW students work on creating their own text message applications
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/21/2009 - 4:15pm.

videoText messaging is something many of us do when we want to communicate a quick message without making a phone call. A group of UNCW computer science students are some of the first in the country to develop these text-messaging applications.

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Pair of fundraisers help Habitat for Humanity
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/21/2009 - 3:54pm.

Habitat for Humanity will benefit from a couple different events happening in the area this week.

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Marino on Money: April 21
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/21/2009 - 3:53pm.

videoThis week, Marino on Money addresses the question of how our government manages its money. Ross Marino will also discuss who the US borrows money from?

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