Archive - Jan 2012
Funeral director accused of witholding widow's cash
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Sun, 01/29/2012 - 11:10pm.

A former North Carolina funeral director who left a body in a hearse for nine days has been accused of taking a woman's life insurance money after her husband's death.

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Rep. McIntyre says dredging necessary at Carolina Beach inlet
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Sun, 01/29/2012 - 7:05pm.

Congressman Mike McIntyre made a stop in Carolina Beach Friday to discuss dredging of the Carolina Beach inlet. McIntyre was joined by local leaders for a boat tour aboard the Royal Winner.

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Rep. McIntyre expands on possible run for NC governor
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Sun, 01/29/2012 - 6:56pm.

videoOn the heels of Gov. Bev Perdue's announcement that she will not seek re-election, the focus now is on who will take her seat. Many names are being tossed around with local and state leaders showing interest. One of those is Rep. Mike McIntyre.

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Towson snaps 41 game losing skid against UNCW
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 01/28/2012 - 6:15pm.

The Towson Tigers hadn't won a men's college basketball game since December 29, 2010. The Tigers fortune changed on Saturday. Towson snapped a 41 game losing streak against the UNC Wilmington Seahawks.

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NC agency approves rate hike for Duke Energy
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 01/28/2012 - 3:19pm.

Duke Energy has won approval from a state agency for a rate increase for its North Carolina customers.

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NAACP leader says country's eyes are on NC
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 01/28/2012 - 3:14pm.

The national leader of the NAACP says the eyes of the whole country are on North Carolina politics this year.

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Rep. Bill Faison says he's running for governor
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 01/28/2012 - 3:05pm.

Democratic state Rep. Bill Faison announced his bid for North Carolina governor on Saturday, saying he's the best candidate to restore education and health care jobs through his work in the Legislature and when he reaches the Executive Mansion next January.

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Moms shop and swap for like-new clothes
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 01/28/2012 - 2:36pm.

Kids all over the Cape Fear now have some new clothes after the first ever Wilmington ‘peace. love. swap.’ event this weekend.

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