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Archive - Nov 2012

'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' update Nov. 7

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video"Pender-Topsail Post & Voice" Editor Andy Pettigrew gives a sneak preview of what we can find in the paper before it hit the stands. Full story...
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Republicans sweep New Hanover County School Board vote

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videoThe three winners in Tuesday's race for the New Hanover County Board of Education all have two things in common: They are all women, and they are all Republicans. Full story...
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Obama holds off Romney to win second term

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At this hour, Barack Obama has won election as president. That's with 97 percent of the precincts reporting. Obama has won 307 electoral votes in 26 states and the District of Columbia. He is leading in 1 state for a total of 29 more electoral votes. Romney has won 216 electoral votes in 24 states. He is not currently leading in any state. Full story...
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McIntyre's lead over Rouzer grows slightly, recount likely

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videoAfter months of an often bitter race for the US House, the contest between Rep. Mike McIntyre and his Republican challenger David Rouzer may not be over. Unofficial results from the North Carolina Board of Elections show McIntyre finishing ahead of Rouzer by 507 votes, which grew by almost 200 votes in late tabulating. Full story...
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Barfield reelected, two new members join New Hanover Commission

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission will soon have two new members after Tuesday's election. The three spots up for vote went to Republicans Beth Dawson, Woody White and Democratic incumbent Jonathan Barfield. Full story...
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Voters faced long wait at UNCW

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video Lines as long as three hours couldn't keep voters away from the polls at UNCW's Warwick Center. Full story...
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Goolsby beats Butler for second term in NC Senate

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video In the race for NC Senate District 9, incumbent Republican Thom Goolsby won out over Democrat Deb Butler. Full story...
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Ballpark referendum strikes out

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videoAfter several months of campaigning both for and against building a ballpark in the Port City, results are in, and voters overwhelmingly said no. Seventy percent of Wilmington voters decided against the city building a $37 million ballpark. Full story...
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NC goes red again for president with Romney

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Mitt Romney has turned North Carolina back to the Republicans. Romney won the state and its 15 electoral votes Tuesday, four years after President Barack Obama picked up a surprise win for the Democrats by 14,000 votes. The GOP had won every other presidential race in the state since 1980. Full story...
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Jones wins 10th term in NC's 3rd District

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videoVoters are returning Republican U.S. Rep. Walter Jones to the U.S. House. Jones won a 10th term Tuesday to represent North Carolina's 3rd District. Full story...
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Duke Energy appeals NC rejection of secrecy claims

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Duke Energy is going to court to keep from divulging more than 600 pages of internal documents and emails that North Carolina utilities regulators determined were wrongly claimed as trade secrets. Full story...
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Election Night update: 9:24 p.m.

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As the ballpark bond referendum goes down, our experts analyze the race, and Marissa Jasek speaks to one of the opposition movement organizers. Kevin, Chad and the Congressman also discuss the NC Senate race between Thom Goolsby and Deb Butler. Full story...
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McCrory wins NC governor's race, ends GOP drought

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videoPat McCrory will be the first Republican governor in North Carolina in 20 years. Unofficial results show McCrory won the governor's race on Tuesday over Democrat Walter Dalton. Full story...
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Electioneers trade jabs as voters head to polls

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Both sides of the political aisle are trading verbal jabs to try and sway last-minute voters. Full story...
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Rocky Point man taken to hospital after house catches fire

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It was a scary morning for a Rocky Point man, when he found his house on fire. The fire broke out at 120 Lightwood Knot Lane off NC 117. The call came in to 911 around 11 a.m. A neighbor said when he ran to help, the owner of the house was so black with soot, he did not even recognize him. Full story...
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