Archive - Aug 2009

Boxing Commission Overturns Donnell Holmes Boxing Decision

Pender County native Donnell Holmes may get another chance to fight Brian Minto. Call it Holmes-Minto II. Full story...
Veterans taking advantage of new G.I. bill
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 4:52pm.

videoNew perks from the GI bill have area service men and women giving more serious thought to higher education.

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Baby has toes chewed off by pit bull
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 4:36pm.

An Onslow County couple is charged with child abuse after their 4-month old child had his toes chewed off by a dog.

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St. James property owners unhappy with involuntary annexation
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 4:29pm.

videoAnnexation continues to cause anxiety among residents near St. James. After a weekend of protests, the Brunswick County property owners are not willing to become a part of another jurisdiction without having a say.

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New Hanover County property owners can expect tax bills soon
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 4:27pm.

videoNew Hanover County property owners will find their tax bills in the mailbox next week. Tax officials say dealing with the debt right away can help ease the burden on everyone.

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Bill one step closer to rid area waters of sewage
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 4:26pm.

The EPA has moved one step closer to passing a ban that would help rid area waters of sewage. The bill would prohibit boaters from dumping any human waste in coastal waters within New Hanover County.

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UNC students will soon be required to have health insurance
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 4:18pm.

Starting next fall, students at all 16 UNC schools, including UNCW, will be required to have health insurance. The plan has been in the works for years, but the UNC system's Board of Governors only recently approved the mandate.

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More than $50 million will help highway and bridge projects
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 4:12pm.

The governor has announced that more than $50 million will go to highway and bridge projects across the state. One of the projects includes replacing the bridge over Bear Branch Highway 130 near the Brunswick/Columbus County line.

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