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Archive - Oct 9, 2012

Former Bladen Co. Fire Marshal pleads guilty to stealing money from county

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The former Fire Marshal and director of Emergency Management Services for Bladen County has pleaded guilty to two felony counts of obtaining property by false pretense. Full story...
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Race for NC lieutenant governor has clear choice

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North Carolina's election for lieutenant governor is a contest between two first-time candidates for statewide election with very different backgrounds and outlooks. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. hires 'sand man'

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New Hanover County has filled what it calls a key role tasked with managing the county's waterways, shore protection and beach nourishment efforts. H. Layton Bedsole Jr. will join the county October 30 as its new Shore Protection Coordinator, or what has become popularly known as the county's "sand man." Full story...
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Jerry Sandusky sentenced to at least 30 years

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video Jerry Sandusky has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno's downfall. The sentence means the 68-year-old former Penn State assistant coach will be in prison at least until he's nearly 100 years old. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: American Idol winner Scotty McCreery born in Garner

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On October 9, 1993, American Idol winner Scotty McCreery was born in Garner. More than 25,000 fans attended Scotty’s homecoming visit at Lake Benson Park the weekend before the finals show in 2011. Full story...
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WWAY, VOCAL host New Hanover Co. Commission candidate forum TODAY

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Candidates for New Hanover County Commission will face off for another forum tomorrow. They'll meet at 10 a.m. at the New Hanover County Senior Resources Center. The forum will be aired from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on our sister station RTV. Full story...
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