Archive - Jul 2009
Lawmakers put together measures to help those with diabetes
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 4:46pm.

videoFor most, being diagnosed with diabetes can be a tough pill to swallow. Thousands across the state battle the disease and lawmakers are trying to help.

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Parents at Echo Farms and Rivers Edge upset over redistricting options
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 4:32pm.

As New Hanover County plans to redistrict its middle schools, some parents are unhappy about plans for their kids. Parents in the Echo Farms and Rivers Edge communities...

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Beach Bag Bandits get nabbed, property recovered
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 4:10pm.

Thanks to one of our viewers, Wrightsville Beach detectives have nabbed the Beach Bag Bandits we told you about Monday. Monday night, a tip led detectives to arrest 23-year-old Joshua Barnts and 20-year-old Brandon Cordell of Wilmington.

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State funds now available for flood victims
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 4:02pm.

State funds are now available for victims of this area's flooding three weeks ago. Small businesses, homeowners, and renters may be eligible for low interest loans to pay for flood damage caused by a severe storm on July 6th.

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Marino on Money: July 28
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 3:48pm.

videoHave you been dying for a summer getaway, but don't have the cash? In this week's Marino on Money, Ross has some tips for fun in the sun, on the cheap.

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Federal stimulus money helps add to WPD staff
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 3:43pm.

There was some good news Tuesday for the Wilmington Police Department. The WPD is getting 2 million dollars in federal stimulus money to hire more officers. Chief Ralph Evangelous and Mayor Bill Saffo held a joint news conference Tuesday at City Hall.

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R.C. Soles sees state budget go "back to square one"
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 3:06pm.

There is still no state budget as lawmakers are "back to square one" in the words of Senator RC Soles. Soles said the process had to start over after Governor Bev Perdue "strongly hinted"...

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NC town board approves contract for deputies
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 10:48am.

The board of alderman in a North Carolina town has approved a contract to allow county deputies to patrol the town in a vote that drew more attention because it occurred after a slaying.

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