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Archive - Feb 17, 2012

Caterpillar to build plant in Georgia, create 4,200 jobs

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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal confirmed that Caterpillar plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Georgia, a project company officials say will create more than 4,200 US jobs. Full story...
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Block of Chestnut Street closed through Monday for work

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Road work will keep a Wilmington street closed through the weekend. Crews were scheduled to close Chestnut Street between 3rd and 4th Street starting at 7 a.m. The closure is expected to last through the end of the day Monday. Full story...
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NC lottery to close books on 12 scratch-off games

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The N.C. Education Lottery is taking a dozen instant scratch-off games out of circulation at the end of the month. Full story...
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Money provided to clean French Broad River in NC

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Transylvania County commissioners have approved money to remove debris clogging the French Broad River. Full story...
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Fayetteville mayor withdrawing proclamation

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Fayetteville Mayor Tony Chavonne says he didn't know much about the group when he issued a proclamation for Moorish American week in the city. Full story...
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Vagina Monologues come to UNCW

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The Women's Studies Student Association (WSSA) at the University of North Carolina Wilmington steps up again for the tradition to end violence with its performances of The Vagina Monologues, Feb. 16 and 19 in UNCW's Lumina Theater. Full story...
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Some speak out against Jayne firing at Leland Town Council meeting

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While some might have expected a quiet meeting of the Leland Town Council Thursday night, it did start with some fireworks. A group of residents came out to speak in favor of fired Police Chief Tim Jayne. Full story...
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WWAY'S Thursday night sports - Feb. 16

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video Thursday marked the fourth night of conference tournament week for high school basketball. Click full story for all the scores. Click play video to see our game highlights. We also have video of UNCW's loss to James Madison in women's college basketball. On top of that, Duke made the comeback of all comeback to NC State in men's basketball at Cameron Indoor. Full story...
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Downtown sign amendment proposed, will go to City Council

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video It's a tug of war over window signs at Wilmington businesses. The City of Wilmington held a public meeting Thursday on downtown regulations for window signs, unveiling an amendment to the current ordinance. Full story...
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