Archive - Jun 29, 2009
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Art classes offered online
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/29/2009 - 5:29pm.

videoMost of us probably took art classes in our school days, but have since retired our paintbrushes and pallet. Now you rekindle those artistic urgings by taking art lessons online, and best of all, they are free.

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Center makes it convenient to visit inmates
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/29/2009 - 4:47pm.

videoMatthew Chapter 25 Verse 36 says, "I was in prison and you came to me.” By offering free housing, the Matthew 25 Center in Burgaw makes it easier for inmates' loved ones to do just that.

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Greensboro College battling debt
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/29/2009 - 4:29pm.

A small, private college in North Carolina is asking creditors to be patient as the school tries to raise money to pay nearly $1 million in past-due bills.

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Fuse lit on Operation Firecracker
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/29/2009 - 4:06pm.

Law enforcement is gearing up for the approaching Fourth of July holiday weekend. Booze It and Lose It’s Operation Firecracker started Monday.

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Snag and drag efforts aim at clearing Black River
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/29/2009 - 3:56pm.

videoA major waterway that snakes through Sampson, Bladen and Pender counties has had a makeover, as crews have been working hard to clear out debris that's piled up over the years in the Black River.

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Five arrests made in local waters
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/29/2009 - 3:42pm.

Numbers are in from this past weekend's Operation Dry Water, a crackdown on boating and drinking.

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Joyces still contend ILM barking up the wrong tree
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/29/2009 - 3:35pm.

It has been going on for nearly a week now, and it looks like it's going to end in a lawsuit. The man who has been camped out in his giant oak tree to save it from being cut down is back on his branch, and on Monday, protesters joined the rally.

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Brunswick's Mobile Evacuation Bus ready just in case
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/29/2009 - 3:15pm.

The Mobile Evacuation Bus is Brunswick County's new tool to assist in emergencies. It has room to transport 20 patients on a stretcher and 10 wheelchair patients. It can be easily reconfigured to transport up to 30 wheelchairs or used as a rehabilitation unit at major fire and rescue scenes.

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