Archive - Apr 3, 2009
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Pennell honored as state's best principal
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/03/2009 - 5:50pm.

It turns out the best principal in the state works right here in Brunswick County. On Thursday, the state school system and Wachovia named South Brunswick High principal Vann Pennell the state's best.

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Altman to face death penalty
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/03/2009 - 5:47pm.

A Wilmington man charged with double murder is now on trial for his life. Friday morning, a New Hanover County judge ruled Gerard Altman will face the death penalty if convicted.

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Pender Success Academy may have to close
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/03/2009 - 5:43pm.

videoPotential state cutbacks could cost Pender County schools millions of dollars. School board members are facing some tough choices if cuts have to be made, possibly having to close the doors of one area school.

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Swim school left high and dry by health club's closure
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/03/2009 - 5:17pm.

A week ago, Port City Health Club closed it's doors unexpectedly. Members showed up one day and found a sign on the door, informing them the gym had closed down. The gym closure doesn't just affect the members.

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Local artists display works
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/03/2009 - 5:12pm.

There's something for everyone at the Azalea Festival. Art lovers can walk around and see work from local artists during the annual Azalea Art Show.

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Investors pitch plans for oceanfront amusement park
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/03/2009 - 5:08pm.

Several companies are looking into building an oceanfront amusement park in Carolina Beach. The town's planning director told WWAY NewsChannel Three that a few potential investors have approached him.

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Wilmington Residential Facility for Women may be saved
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/03/2009 - 5:04pm.

A Wilmington women's prison may have a fighting chance of keeping its doors open. The Wilmington Residential Facility for Women was on Governor Bev Perdue's budgetary chopping block.

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Allegiant cuts flights to Tampa
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/03/2009 - 3:59pm.

Just months after beginning service between Wilmington and the Tampa Bay area, Allegiant Air is scaling back.

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