Archive - Apr 29, 2009
Judge-to-be pays taxes, still has critics
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/29/2009 - 6:08pm.

videoOn Friday, Sherry Dew Tyler will be sworn in as judge for the 13th Judicial District, presiding over Bladen, Brunswick, and Columbus counties. She was appointed by Governor Bev Perdue, and already has some vocal fans, and critics.

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Looking for warning signs of swine flu
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/29/2009 - 5:58pm.

videoThere are still no confirmed cases of the swine flu in North Carolina, which is now being called the H1N1 flu. Fifteen people were tested at New Hanover Medical Center Wednesday alone. All tests came back negative.

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Up and down on Market Street
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/29/2009 - 5:49pm.

videoIf you drive along Market Street, you'll hit dozens of for sale signs, for lease signs or even closing signs. Many are from the automotive industry. But there are some businesses that recently sprung up or that are just trying to hold on.

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Open up your own shop at the mall
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/29/2009 - 5:18pm.

videoHow about some help starting your own business? A local contest could make that a reality for one lucky winner. For an entrepreneur, this may as well be the promise land; a place to set up shop, free of charge for six months, in the Independence Mall.

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Hospital monitoring system eases worries
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/29/2009 - 5:06pm.

videoGoing to the hospital can generate a lot of anxiety for a patient, and their loved ones. New Hanover Regional Medical Center is using technology to help ease the pain.

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Cape Fear Pride: History of Ocean Isle Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/29/2009 - 4:56pm.

videoThis month for our Cape Fear Pride series, we're exploring the towns that make up southern Brunswick County. Wednesday, we visited with Shallotte Middle School eighth graders who told us about Ocean Isle Beach... past and present.

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Murrayville recycling center re-opens
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/29/2009 - 4:12pm.

The recycling spot in the Lowe's Foods parking lot in the Murrayville area was closed last month after residents of a nearby apartment complex complained about trash blowing onto their property. But after some changes, it is open again.

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Bladen Community College hosts statewide town meeting through video
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/29/2009 - 4:06pm.

videoTuesday, the state house held a public hearing on the new budget. There were ten sites across the state where you could participate in the hearing through a video hookup. In our region, it was in Bladen County.

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