Archive - Jul 31, 2009
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Tabor City arson investigation heats up
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/31/2009 - 5:28pm.

videoA story we've been following out of Columbus County continues to unfold. On Wednesday, 17-year-old Allen Strickland's Tabor City home went up in flames while he was sleeping inside.

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Construction set for Village Road
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/31/2009 - 5:23pm.

Governor Bev Perdue announced $29 million in Federal recovery funding for road projects across the state. One mile of Village Road in Brunswick County will be graded and paved beginning as early as August 31st, with the completion date set for June of 2011.

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From homeless, to head of the class
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/31/2009 - 5:15pm.

videoThe pressures of college could make anyone think twice. For one student at Cape Fear Community College, pressure of everyday life added on top makes graduation day mean so much more.

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Film incentives, HBO shows futures uncertain
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/31/2009 - 5:11pm.

The local film community continues to watch and wait on Raleigh as the film incentive bill sits in the house.

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Cash for Clunkers running out of gas
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/31/2009 - 5:02pm.

videoThe government's cash for clunkers program has done exactly what it was designed to do: sell new cars and get gas guzzlers off the road. The program has been so successful that, like many of the clunkers traded in, the program is now broke.

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A day at the beach an economic trend
Submitted by Jolene Reilly on Fri, 07/31/2009 - 4:53pm.

videoFamily budgets aren't going as far as they used to, and neither are families when it comes to taking vacations.

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Kure Beach park gets financial boost
Submitted by Jolene Reilly on Fri, 07/31/2009 - 4:48pm.

A $500,000 grant will go a long way toward creating the new Ocean Front Park.

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A stinky situation in Brunswick County
Submitted by Jolene Reilly on Fri, 07/31/2009 - 4:31pm.

videoPeople who live in Brunswick County are wondering what's wrong with their water. There's been a strong odor coming from their faucets and they want to know why.

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