Archive - 2011
NRC will keep closer eye on Brunswick nuclear plant
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 10:56am.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has determined that fuel oil tank rooms serving the Brunswick nuclear plant’s emergency diesel generators were not properly protected from possible flooding, a finding of “low to moderate safety significance” that will result in increased NRC inspection and oversight of the facility.

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ONLY ON 3: Victimized store clerk gets shooting lessons
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 10:49am.

video You may remember the Wrightsville Country Store clerk who shot a robber in November. Having had no experience with a gun, the store's owner thought it would be a good idea to get Mark Headstrong some training.

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NC firefighters face charges in stun gun incident
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 9:48am.

Two Rowan County firefighters and a police officer are facing criminal charges over an incident in which an 18-year-old junior firefighter was shocked with a stun gun at a Christmas party.

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NC officials look into midwives at baby's death
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 9:43am.

Prosecutors are waiting for a medical examiner's report that could say whether delivery by unlicensed midwives contributed to the death of a baby born at home.

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Decorated fridge prompts bomb scare in Durham
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 9:40am.

Note to people who decorate their refrigerators: It might be a good idea to say away from the attack helicopter look.

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NC park officials blamed for creating holiday spam
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 9:37am.

North Carolina park officials are apologizing for mistakenly serving up a heaping helping of holiday spam.

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Electricity angel keeps power for 14 NC families
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 9:35am.

Worries are a little lighter for more than a dozen North Carolina households in danger of losing electric power.

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FIRST ON 3: Commissioner Warren files report, 'threatened' by viral video
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 12/29/2011 - 11:58pm.

video Even through the holidays the ongoing saga involving a Brunswick County Commissioner continues. This week Commissioner Charles Warren filed a report with the Sheriff's Office. The incident report Warren filed yesterday says the commissioner felt threatened. In the report he says the attack came in the form of a YouTube video in his e-mail.

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