Archive - Jun 16, 2011
Wilmington's Jay Ross loves his Super Bowl ring
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 10:51pm.

Wilmington's Jay Ross now sports a Super Bowl ring. The Green Bay Packers defensive tackle received the ring at a private ceremony in Green Bay Thursday night. Click full story in order to see Jay Ross and Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers showing off their rings together.

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Video Update: Scott Slocum explains the incident that led to his firing as Trask basketball coach
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 10:42pm.

video We've now posted a longer version of the Scott Slocum video that we originally aired on Wednesday night. Slocum explains his side of the story on a disorderly conduct charge that led to his dismissal as Trask basketball coach.

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Castle Hayne incorporation bill gets final OK, heads to ballot
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 10:24pm.

This afternoon the Senate signed off on a final change to the bill to give Castle Hayne residents the right to vote to incorporate. Both the House and Senate had unanimously passed the bill.

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Perdue ready to veto voter i.d. measure
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 8:37pm.

Gov. Beverly Perdue sounds ready to veto a measure heading to her desk that would require North Carolina voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot.

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Wilmington Convention Center becoming a success
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 5:04pm.

videoBefore it opened last fall a lot of people in town thought the Wilmington Convention Center would be a waste of money. Instead the center has been quite the opposite.

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Supreme Court to hear David's appeal of Jolly ruling
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 4:11pm.

The NC Supreme Court has agreed to hear Jon David's challenge of an order by District Court Judge Jerry Jolly.

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Two months after tornadoes, Bladen clean-up continues
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 3:15pm.

videoTwo months ago strong storms left behind a trail of debris in Bladen County. Four people died across the county in the storms. The tornadoes left plenty of damage as well as businesses and families left picking up the pieces of their lives. Today we went back to see how the clean-up is going.

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Topsail High principal reinstated
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 3:13pm.

Administrators in Pender County have pulled a quick about face with a school principal. The Pender County Board of Education announced today it has reinstated Marcus Skipper as principal of Topsail High School effective immediately.

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