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Archive - Jan 2011

'The King's Speech' gets 12 Oscar nominations

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The British monarchy saga "The King's Speech" leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. Full story...
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Three men plead guilty, sentenced in cold case murder

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Three of four co-defendants in a 2007 murder were sentenced in New Hanover County Court today. Full story...
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New Cinderella film project starts here in February

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A division of Warner Bros. has set up shop in Wilmington to film “A Cinderella Story” which will air on the ABC Family television network - according to the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. The production staff offices have housed their operations in the Burnt Mill Business Park while they produce and shoot the 90-minute film, a contemporary Cinderella story with music. Full story...
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New Hanover School Board approves snow make-up days

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During the New Hanover County Board of Education's retreat on Sunday, the Board reviewed and approved make-up days for the district's five calendars – Traditional, Pre-K, Year-Round, Isaac Bear Early College and Wilmington Early College. Full story...
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NC's Dec. jobless rate edged up to 9.8 percent

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North Carolina's unemployment rate is climbing as fewer people are working. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Sex offender lived in Brunswick County church

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video No one wants to hear that a sex offender lives next door, but what about above the sanctuary at your church? A concerned citizen in Brunswick County contacted WWAY about registered sex offender Michael Butler staying on the second floor of a church in Shallotte. Full story...
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AG Cooper touts new DNA law with police chiefs

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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper plans to talk to police chiefs from around the state about a new DNA law and fighting prescription drug abuse. Full story...
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NC's unemployment rate for Dec. to be released

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North Carolina plans to release its unemployment rate for December. Monday's data from the Employment Security Commission will show the impact holiday hiring may have had on the jobless rate. Full story...
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NC woman who raised NY baby faces kidnap charges

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A North Carolina woman who raised a child snatched from a New York hospital more than two decades ago is set to appear in federal court to face kidnapping charges. Full story...
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3rd Annual "90 days to Earth day"

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video Kevin Murphy has been picking up trash in the Cape Fear area for years. He's a fifth grade teacher at St. Mary's and the director of the non-profit organization, Ocean Cure. Three years ago, he decided to start the "90 Days to Earth Day" challenge. Full story...
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