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Archive - Apr 2009

NC 11-year-olds win cash in Scrabble championship

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Two 11-year-old North Carolina students have won $10,000 in a weekend Scrabble championship in Rhode Island. Full story...
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NC to test suspected cases of swine flu

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North Carolina health officials are investigating several specimens gathered from suspected cases of swine flu in the state. Full story...
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Shots fired at North Kerr, two arrested

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Shots were fired into a house on North Kerr Avenue Monday night. Deputies tell WWAY two men pulled up to the house and got into an argument with someone who lived there. Full story...
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Teen airlifted to hospital after crash in Brunswick County

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A teen was airlifted to the hospital after an accident in Brunswick County Monday. The crash occurred just before 5:00 p.m. at Maco and Goodman Roads near Leland. Full story...
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Want to voice your opinion on state spending?

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The North Carolina House is hosting a public hearing to get input on the state budget. House members want to hear from regular folks who are not normally engaged in the process. Full story...
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Opt-out policy for school districts that use corporal punishment

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The State House of Representatives wants school districts that use corporal punishment to provide an opt-out policy to parents. The legislation cleared the House Monday. Full story...
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North Carolina county owes more than $26 million in taxes

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The most populous county in North Carolina said residents owe more than $26 million in 2008 taxes. Many delinquent taxpayers said the poor economy is the reason they can not pay. Full story...
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Area hog farmers taking precautions

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videoAs the swine flu epidemic grows, North Carolina health officials are taking precautions. Considering our state is the second largest hog producer in the country, and the swine virus started with an infected pig, hog farms are watching who comes in contact with their livestock. Full story...
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