Archive - May 21, 2012
'Save the Cape' wants to stop more state funded port studies
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 3:57pm.

A group opposed to a new seaport in Brunswick County is pushing to have language inserted into the state budget to prohibit any additional state spending toward that end.

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O'Charley's closes in Monkey Junction
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 3:42pm.

A spokesperson for O’Charley’s has confirmed that the Wilmington location closed Sunday. The restaurant at 5104 South College Road recently won the Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-off, in the Judges Choice category and for Best Decorated Booth.

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McCrory campaign takes ire over NC ad to FCC
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 3:38pm.

Republican Pat McCrory's North Carolina gubernatorial campaign has filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission asking it to force television stations to stop airing a commercial about his connections to a Charlotte-based business.

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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Woman says HOA targeting her dogs after report of raccoon problem
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 3:26pm.

video UPDATE: Representatives from the health dept are urging home owners in the Oak Isand Beach Villa complex to contact them regarding possible contamination of urine and feces in the flooring, walls and interior attic spaces of their units. The representatives will be happy to come out and check each unit upon the owners request. Call Danny Thornton at 910-253-2252 or email him at

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Early start to Hurricane Season not worrying beach visitors
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 3:22pm.

With the first tropical storm already off the east coast, many say the 2012 Hurricane Season is starting early, but they're not worried about it.

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New Hanover commissioners talk budget, look to renovate office building, discuss WASTEC
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 2:58pm.

video New Hanover County Commissioners talked budget today. Commission Chair Ted Davis says the board is trying to put together a budget that will use the revenue neutral tax rate this year and next year.

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NC man with innocence case released from prison
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 1:38pm.

A North Carolina man whose innocence claim on a rape conviction will be heard later this year is out of prison on parole.

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Despite protests, old oak tree cut down
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 12:38pm.

Many locals are upset because a beloved tree is now gone. The large oak on the corner of Greenville Avenue and Oleander Drive had to be removed today because half of it was dead. Crews say the tree split in half when they cut it revealing a rotten core.

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