Archive - Apr 7, 2009
Fish confiscated, donated to local charity
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/07/2009 - 5:21pm.

videoDuring March and April, fishermen aren't allowed to sell or purchase black or gag grouper because it is their spawning season. According to North Carolina law, every commercial fishing boat must have a commercial fishing license. Marine patrol officers say the boat Captain Star violated both of these laws.

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NHC school board member blogs about national conference
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/07/2009 - 5:00pm.

videoSome New Hanover County school board members are hard at work this spring break. Three board members traveled to San Diego for the National School Board Conference.

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UNCW attempting to cut energy costs
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/07/2009 - 4:48pm.

With education budget cuts on the state level, school officials at UNCW are finding ways to save money. UNCW is working to drop their energy consumption by twenty percent next year.

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Saving beaches of high concern
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/07/2009 - 4:28pm.

Beach renourishment is high on the priority list for our representatives in Washington. Congressman Mike McIntyre has asked for more $6 million in federal renourishment money for Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender counties.

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Plants going to need protection from chilly temperatures Tuesday night
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/07/2009 - 4:20pm.

The possibility of freezing temperatures overnight means plants you may have just put in the ground are in danger.

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Pender County may start requiring pet licenses
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/07/2009 - 3:57pm.

Pender County animal lovers may soon have to pay for their furry friends. The Board of Health submitted a proposal to county commissioners to start requiring pet licenses.

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No better time than the present to recycle that old cell phone
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/07/2009 - 3:46pm.

videoDo you have an old cell phone lying around you no longer need? If so, this is the week to do something about it. That’s right… it is National Cell Phone Recycling Week.

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No birthday suits, just bathing suits for Bird Island
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/07/2009 - 3:44pm.

Signs on one Brunswick County beach could soon reveal the naked truth about North Carolina nudist laws. Many beach goers believe that Bird Island is a nude beach, but public nudity is banned by North Carolina law.

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