Archive - May 2, 2011
Commercial fishermen gather in Burgaw to protest game-fish bill
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 11:40pm.

Commercial fishermen gathered in Burgaw today to protest a bill that would keep them from catching certain types of fish.

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Survivor of '98 US Embassy bombing reacts to bin Laden death
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 10:10pm.

video In 1998, US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were bombed within minutes of each other. The attacks left more than 200 killed and thousands injured. Jim Owens, who has a house in Wilmington, survived the bombing in Tanzania. Owens was working as a humanitarian in Africa in 1998. He was at a meeting at the US Embassy in Dar es Salaam when it was bombed.

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Senate approves new communication technology rules
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 8:46pm.

New rules governing how North Carolina towns and cities can offer broadband, television and telephone services has received tentative approval in the state Senate.

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Lejeune Marines, families happy with news of bin Laden's death
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 4:20pm.

videoNews of Osama bin Laden's death swept the country, but no where was the news received like Camp Lejeune. People there have a real stake in this war.

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At 88, high school coach keeps serving up experience
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 3:51pm.

videoThe state playoffs for high school tennis start tomorrow. For one tennis coach in Wilmington, the playoffs are nothing new. That's because Tanky Meier has been coaching tennis at New Hanover High School since 1950.

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Caffe Phoenix profiled in Raleigh-based website
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 3:03pm.

The Downtown Wilmington restaurant was recently featured in, a Raleigh-based website...

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UNC governors likely to pick UNCW chancellor Tuesday
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 12:42pm.

The Board of Governors for the University of North Carolina System is expected to elect a new chancellor for UNC Wilmington tomorrow, according to a statement from UNCW.

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ABC NEWS EXCLUSIVE: Video inside Osama's lair
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 12:10pm.

video ABC News has obtained EXCLUSIVE video from inside the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed. WATCH IT HERE.

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