Archive - Feb 17, 2011
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High School Hoops: February 17th
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 02/17/2011 - 11:49pm.

video Conference tournament action continued on Thursday all around the region in high school basketball. Click full story for Thursday's scores. Click play video in order to watch Thursday's special edition of the Full Court Press with John Rendleman and Brett Blizzard.

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ONLY ON 3 FROM RALEIGH: Perdue unveils $20B budget for next year
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 02/17/2011 - 5:32pm.

video Gov. Bev Perdue announced this morning how she plan to close a multi-billion-dollar budget gap. Her budget plan eliminates thousands of jobs and keeps most of a temporary states sales tax increase for the next two years. But if anyone came out on top with the governor's budget, it's teachers.

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15-year-old takes stage at NC Jazz Festival
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 02/17/2011 - 5:24pm.

video Sultry sounds and swinging songs will flow through the streets of downtown Wilmington starting tonight. The annual North Carolina Jazz Festival hits the stage. The line-up of performers includes a young man with some big talent.

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WDI looks to other cities for downtown models
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 02/17/2011 - 5:19pm.

Wilmington Downtown Inc. Is trying to revitalize our the area by learning from other cities with similar downtowns. WDI executive director John Hinnant said while downtown Wilmington is unique, we face similar trials with other city centers like New Orleans.

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NHRMC considers outsourcing management
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Thu, 02/17/2011 - 5:16pm.

video New Hanover Regional Medical Center could be run by another health care system located in another part of the state.

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Search for Wright heads south
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Thu, 02/17/2011 - 5:00pm.

The Tabor City Police Department's search for a career criminal with ties to R.C. Soles has extended south of the border.

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Brunswick Co. settles jail TB case
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 02/17/2011 - 4:54pm.

A former inmate who claims he got tuberculosis at the Brunswick County jail has settled with the county for a lump sum.

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Inmate paint job saves tax dollars
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 02/17/2011 - 4:49pm.

The New Hanover County Jail is getting a makeover, and it's coming on the cheap. The sheriff is using inmate volunteers to save tax payers money.

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