Archive - Jul 1, 2009
Many getting a big bang out of crossing state lines
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/01/2009 - 5:06pm.

videoFor many people, fireworks and the Fourth of July go together like peanut butter and jelly. Only a few types of fireworks are legal in the Tar Heel State, so many North Carolinians are heading south of the border to stock up on fireworks.

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Find today's specials at The Special Spot
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/01/2009 - 4:51pm.

videoTwo brothers have created a website,, where you can find out the specials at nearly every restaurant in Wilmington.

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Women plead guilty to prostitution charges surrounding Brunswick County sex sting
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/01/2009 - 4:37pm.

videoA lawyer for six women, all employees of two businesses allegedly soliciting sex, pleaded guilty on their behalf in court Wednesday. The defendants were not in court, but sentenced to probation within the state of North Carolina.

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Troubleshooters: Sewage pump station found, house lost
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/01/2009 - 4:19pm.

videoFrancis Hollis moved into in his Leland mobile home in 1973, on a piece of land he says was given to him by his grandfather. Today, the home is mysteriously missing and a sewer pump station sits on the piece of land.

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Beach Day kicks off Fourth celebrations at Oak Island
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/01/2009 - 4:08pm.

July 4th celebrations have already kicked off in Oak Island. Wednesday, the town held it's annual Beach Day celebration.

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Boil water advisory for Castle Hayne subdivision
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/01/2009 - 4:03pm.

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has issued a boil water advisory for the Shearin Hills subdivision in Castle Hayne. Around 9:00 Wednesday morning, a water main broke after a contractor damaged the line.

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Family and airport discuss solution for last tree standing
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/01/2009 - 3:58pm.

A Wilmington family will be able to enjoy its tree for a few more days. The Joyce family and airport authorities met in court today to determine what happens next.

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Twelve cuts made at SECC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/01/2009 - 3:58pm.

Southeastern Community College in Columbus County has cut twelve positions. Schools officials confirmed that nine staff and three faculty positions were eliminated Tuesday due to impending budget cuts.

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