Archive - Jun 8, 2011
Wilmington's Jay Ross will get Super Bowl ring later this month
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 06/08/2011 - 10:34pm.

Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Jay Ross will receive his Super Bowl ring later this month at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Due to the current NFL lockout the Packers had to receive special permission from the NFL to hold the ring ceremony.

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General Assembly police called in to deal with angry parents at Senate committee meeting
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 06/08/2011 - 8:28pm.

North Carolina General Assembly police officers were brought in to keep the peace after parents of children with disabilities were unhappy a meeting ended before they could speak about a bill that would change how Medicaid services are offered.

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Bill regulating professional sports agents moves to NC House
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 06/08/2011 - 8:22pm.

Reworked rules governing professional sports agents working in North Carolina are moving through the General Assembly, months after a scandal involving a longtime NFL agent and a University of North Carolina football player.

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NHCS Board to to get rid of more than 200 positions
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 06/08/2011 - 5:16pm.

The New Hanover County School Board has to get rid of more than 200 positions

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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Neighbors tired of dog poop smell
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 06/08/2011 - 5:15pm.

video Living in a townhome means your neighbors are up close and personal. How they treat their property, often affects yours. That's a situation some residents are dealing with in Wilmington's Lauren Place when it comes to a neighbor's dog.

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ONLY ON 3: Unemployed county commissioner retains huge legal gun
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/08/2011 - 4:30pm.

videoHow does a county commissioner who claims "it's (been) impossible for my business to maintain itself" and admits to drawing unemployment for at least the last six months afford to retain one of the highest profile trial attorneys in the state?

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ONLY ON 3: Berger supporter Ben McCoy does a guest "Rant"
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/08/2011 - 4:00pm.

videoYou know him as Wilm Watcher in the comments posted on this site. Local blogger, radio host and supporter of New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger RANTS about Berger's unemployment, the leak of his records and the hiring of top attorney Joe Cheshire.

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ONLY ON 3: Hoggard vandalized, principal targeted in apparent senior prank
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 06/08/2011 - 3:37pm.

videoIt's the last week of school at Hoggard High, and seniors should be preparing for the next step and getting excited about graduation. Instead a few of them may not be walking at graduation at all after what looks to be a senior prank gone bad.

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