Archive - May 30, 2012
10th rabies case in New Hanover Co.; Free vaccines this weekend
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 3:56pm.

Animal Control Services says the victim was working in the yard and did not see the rabid fox Sunday when it ran out and bit her wrist. She was able to shake the animal off. A neighbor then killed the fox.

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U-Turn Luncheon aims to change young lives
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 3:52pm.

Wilmington Police hosted an event aimed at turning lives around today. The point of the U-Turn Luncheon was to pair young people who need a change in their life with local professionals.

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ILM starts using body scanner
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 3:45pm.

Work on the security checkpoint project finished three weeks early. It includes advanced imaging technology installed last night. Today was the first day for passengers to use the full body scanner.

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Former Lynchburg leader has advice as Wilmington persues his city's baseball team
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 3:23pm.

video As Wilmington moves on in discussions to build a ballpark, a former councilman in the city who's team we may get sat down with us to share his thoughts on this big decision. If city council approves the plan, the Lynchburg Hillcats will find a new home here in Wilmington.

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NC Pre-K limits get attention days before appeal
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 2:50pm.

State lawmakers are backing away from language that prompted a lawsuit over whether every needy child must be given pre-kindergarten education.

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Sunny Point commander responds to questions about physical tests
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 2:34pm.

As we told you yesterday, some workers at Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point in Brunswick County are worried about their jobs. The disabled veterans, who serve as security guards, say they'll be let go because they won't be able to pass newly enforced physical agility tests. Today, Sunny Point commander Col. Joseph Calisto responded to our report

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ONLY ON 3: 'Iron Patriot' spotted on 'Iron Man 3' set
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 12:42pm.

This is a first look at one of the costumes to appear in 'Iron Man 3.' He's "Iron Patriot," the former leader of the Dark Avengers. He redesigned Tony Stark's armor to represent both Iron Man and Captain America.

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Weather blamed for accident involving deputy, wife
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 12:13pm.

Investigators say weather may be to blame for a single-car accident involving a sheriff's deputy and his wife this morning in Brunswick County.

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