Archive - Jan 17, 2012
Gov. Perdue's sales tax increase is not popular
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 11:45pm.

video Gov. Bev Perdue says she is eying an increase in the state sales tax to help pay for education. "I am suggesting today, and I am going to fight for today, for our children's future by doing a fraction of a penny for progress for schools and for children to invest in public schools, universities and colleges," Perdue said Tuesday.

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Adams may face death penalty, investigators check cold cases
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 11:25pm.

Andrew Bernard Adams made his first appearance today for last week's murder of 24-year-old Latricia Ann Scott. Adams has a criminal record that goes back decades and includes rape and assault.

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City Council approves Market Street annexation
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 11:11pm.

Wilmington City Council voted unanimously to pass the annexation of a residential project in the area of Market Street and Marsh Oaks Drive.

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ONLY ON 3: Neighborhoods use Facebook to keep watch
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 5:19pm.

video Neighborhood Watch is nothing new, but technology is changing the way communities get together. In the past year, several Wilmington neighborhood pages have popped up on Facebook, and the trend continues to grow.

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IRS offers free options for online tax filing
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 5:14pm.

video Tax time. It's the time of year you either get a refund or give the government even more money. Either way, if you're looking to save a little cash, did you know you can file your federal taxes for free?

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JUST ADD HOPE: Business turns trash into treatment for breast cancer patients
Submitted by Asha Dave on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 4:54pm.

video Pink dumpsters are not the norm, but one Wilmington company is trying to make that happen. Coastal Ladies Carting is an all-in-one trash company that handles solid and liquid waste and recycling needs. But the pink dumpsters don't stop there. The trash turns into cash for those diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Warrant to charge Jernigan with lying to cops
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 4:39pm.

Tabor City Police say an arrest warrant will be issued tomorrow morning for Frankie Jernigan. He is accused of providing false information to police.

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'Teen Mom' star Evans out of jail after second arrest in one week
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 4:16pm.

video For the second time in a week "Teen Mom" Jenelle Evans found herself behind bars last night. Her latest charge is violation of a domestic violence protection order.

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