Archive - 2009
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Many hungry for food assistance
Submitted by Joe Mauceri on Tue, 12/22/2009 - 5:07pm.

video With more people out of work, thousands are asking the Department of Social Services for help paying their grocery bills.

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Perdue talks about 2009
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/22/2009 - 4:58pm.

videoGovernor Bev Perdue said her first year in office was a tough one for her, and for North Carolina. On Tuesday, she discussed the past, present and future during a media round table at the Governor's mansion.

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Birth control option has doctors watching women's bone health
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/22/2009 - 4:23pm.

New research finds that a particular kind of birth control may be harmful to women's bones. Learn more on what the experts say you can do to protect yourself.

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Day One: Time Warner Cable Girl's High School Basketball Classic
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/22/2009 - 2:58pm.

videoDay one of the Time Warner Cable Girl's High School Basketball Classic is over. Each first round game pitted a Wilmington team versus an out-of-town squad.

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Two killed in NC as Amtrak train hits car
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/22/2009 - 2:35pm.

An Amtrak train heading from Charlotte to New York struck a car at a North Carolina railroad crossing, killing two people.

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Perdue: NC well-positioned for economic recovery
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/22/2009 - 2:34pm.

Gov. Beverly Perdue says North Carolina is well-positioned for the nation's economic recovery. Perdue said Tuesday the state is facing another budget shortfall of $400 million because of weak tax collections.

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NC court backs video poker ban off Cherokee land
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/22/2009 - 2:32pm.

North Carolina's appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling that could have again allowed video poker machines to operate statewide.

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Emergency Services Director for Brunswick County, Randy Thompson retires
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/22/2009 - 9:58am.

videoBrunswick County’s emergency services director was awarded the states highest honor. Friends, family and co-workers were there as Randy Thompson received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, during a dinner held in his honor.

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