Archive - Feb 16, 2011
High School Hoops: February 16th
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 02/16/2011 - 11:38pm.

video Conference tournament action continued on Wednesday all around the region in high school basketball. Click full story for Wednesday's scores. Click play video to see action from four different tournament games: East Bladen vs. South Columbus girls, West Bladen vs. North Brunswick boys, Hoggard vs. New Bern boys and New Hanover vs. Rose boys.

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School board likely to shut Virgo Middle School's doors
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Wed, 02/16/2011 - 10:48pm.

video The future of D.C. Virgo Middle School is up in the air. It's only been a few months since the New Hanover County School System came to an agreement about middle school redistricting, but now it's considering making yet another change that could affect faculty, parents and most importantly the students.

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TROUBLESHOOTERS: UPS customers denied damage claims after failing to follow packing guidelines
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 02/16/2011 - 6:10pm.

video Insurance offers peace of mind. But two UPS customers say they've had nothing but headaches ever since they filed insurance claims after their items were damaged during shipping. Instead of getting their money, they were denied. So they contacted our Troubleshooters for help.

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FIRST ON 3: Oak Island mom wants handicapped daughter's van back
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Wed, 02/16/2011 - 5:41pm.

video It's understandable why anyone would be upset after their car is stolen, but this story has a different twist to it. This van was a specially converted van made for Olivia Jones's daughter, who is disabled.

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Time doesn't stop for Teen Mom
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 02/16/2011 - 5:20pm.

video MTV's "Teen Mom 2" is at it again. On this week's episode, Oak Island teen mom Jenelle realizes that life isn't going to wait on her.

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New Hanover deputies score big heroin bust
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 02/16/2011 - 5:20pm.

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Vice and Narcotics Division says a bust last night took lots of drugs and some weapons off the street.

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Rested city attorney explains how council can transfer bond money
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 02/16/2011 - 4:57pm.

video How can Wilmington City Council take $700,000 of bond money earmarked for a natatorium and use it on another project? At last night's city council meeting, we asked the city attorney how council could shift the funds. She said she was "too tired" to answer our questions.

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Driver blacks out, breaks pole, water main
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 02/16/2011 - 1:21pm.

A woman is recovering after blacking out during the morning commute. The woman crashed her car into a utility pole at 3rd and Castle Streets in Wilmington just before 9 a.m.

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