Archive - Oct 9, 2012
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NCDOT to change language on bridge closure signs after confusing drivers
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 10:23pm.

As the NCDOT prepares for another weekend of closing the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, some drivers are a little confused by how it's being publicized.

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Barfield dismisses Melissa Gott as commissioner candidate despite GOP backing
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 10:15pm.

video Last week New Hanover County Commissioners ran into a roadblock in deciding whether to pick up Melissa Gott to act as their temporary fifth board member. Because of confusion over Gott's residency, commissioners decided to wait. But now, Chairman Jonathan Barfield says Gott has got to go.

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SC senator rallies for Romney support in Wilmington
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 10:11pm.

South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham rallied in Wilmington with veterans and military families in support of Mitt Romney's presidential run Tuesday night.

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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Oct. 9
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 10:08pm.

video NFL Hall of Famer Art Shell will be in Bladen County on Thursday to honor an East Bladen student athlete. Melissa Macon plays volleyball, basketball and softball for the Eagles. Click play video to see our interview with Macon.... We also showcased high school soccer and volleyball on WWAY's Tuesday night sports... Plus more!

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Police identify man stabbed to death overnight
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 4:21pm.

A man is dead after a stabbing early this morning in Wilmington. Wilmington Police say it happened in the 3600 block of Metting Road around 12:30 a.m. Police are investigating it as a homicide.

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Brunswick Co. teacher prepares for trip of a lifetime
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 4:12pm.

video A Brunswick County teacher is preparing for the trip of a lifetime. Her students say she's made a difference in their lives, and now, thanks to a program at UNCW, this social studies teacher will travel to Africa in a quest to help kids there as well.

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Funeral arrangements set for Sgt. T.J. Butler; protest, show of support planned
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 3:20pm.

video A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, 411 Market Street, Wilmington, with Dr. Jim Everette officiating. Interment will follow in Wilmington National Cemetery with full military honors.

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