Archive - Jan 31, 2012
Wilmington ballpark plan could mean tax hike
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 5:05pm.

video City Council will consider negotiating with Mandalay Baseball Properties and the Atlanta Braves to explore a public/private partnership. That could mean an increase in taxes.

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Warren, Sykes square off again at first DSS Board meeting since ejections
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 5:02pm.

video The last time there was a DSS Board meeting in Brunswick County, Chairman Charles Warren tried to have fellow board member Pat Sykes arrested. The fallout from that December meeting has been extensive. It's led all the way to county commissioners attempting to remove Warren from that board and, in turn, Warren fighting them this week in court.

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McComas: Project Road Runner speeding along
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 4:57pm.

We're starting to get more details about a plan to bring a new industry to southeastern North Carolina. State Rep. Danny McComas (R-19th District) says the so-called Project Road Runner is good for the community, the region and the state.

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FIRST ON 3: Trot Nixon to be enshrined in Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 4:26pm.

Trot Nixon is among the inductees in this year's class for the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame. He joins local legends like Sonny Jurgenson, Roman Gabriel, Meadowlark Lemon and Althea Gibson in the Hall of Fame.

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FIRST ON 3: Boiling Spring Lakes subject of workplace violence complaint
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 4:20pm.

Boiling Spring Lakes is under the microscope after receiving a workplace violence complaint from the NC Department of Labor.

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Occupy Wilmington protester not guilty
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 3:37pm.

Occupy Wilmington has had its share of headlines, but not much trouble really, except for 16-year-old Shelby Lentz.

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FIRST ON 3: Three Wrightsville Beach Police officers under investigation
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 2:43pm.

Three Wrightsville Beach Police officers are on administrative leave and are the focus of an internal investigation, according to Chief Dan House.

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Shuler says he won't run for NC governor in 2012
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 2:13pm.

Another Democratic elected official has said no to running for North Carolina governor - this time US Rep. Heath Shuler.

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