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Archive - May 29, 2012

TV ad targets tax money for ballpark as city consultant prepares for public meeting tonight

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video A new TV commercial hopes to tune in Wilmington taxpayers. The commercial aims to attract support from folks not interested in using tax dollars to pay for a new ballpark. Meanwhile, the city's consultant will hold another public meeting tonight. Full story...
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Charlotte Knights want $11 million from city for new stadium

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The Charlotte City Council will hear Tuesday the latest proposal for a city subsidy for a proposed new uptown stadium for the Charlotte Knights. Full story...
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John Edwards jury ends 7th day of deliberations

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The jury in John Edwards' campaign corruption trial has finished its seventh day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. Full story...
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House gives final approval to anti-annexation bills

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The state House of Representatives has given final approval to two bills blocking forced annexation in North Carolina. Full story...
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NC House panel backs next year's budget changes

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House budget-writers have recommended changes to the spending plan for North Carolina state government next year that ease school district funding reductions and give public employees and teachers a small bonus four years after their last pay increase. Full story...
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NC group: Panel, not lawmakers, to draw districts

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A bi-partisan group says it is time to stop allowing politicians to draw new congressional and legislative districts every decade so they stay in power. Full story...
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Crews set up downtown to film 'Iron Man 3'

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video "Iron Man 3" filming is underway. Maybe you noticed detours downtown this morning. Chestnut between 2nd and 3rd streets was closed for filming. Fences were set up to keep people away from the "Iron Man 3" set, but they're certainly not enough to keep some fans from getting as close as they can. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brian Berger's home sold at foreclosure auction

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New Hanover County Commssioner Brian Berger's home was sold to a bank during a foreclosure auction at the New Hanover County Courthouse Tuesday. Full story...
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