Archive - Jun 19, 2012
City budget passes in unanimous vote
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 11:33pm.

City council unanimously approved next year's budget in a second reading.

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WPD officers awarded medal of valor
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 11:28pm.

Several Wilmington police officers were recognized for their on-duty actions. Officer Fred Clark, Corporal Robert Perozzi, Officer Frank Childers and Officer Adam Lewis were presented Tuesday night with the Medal of Valor as a result of bravery and placing their own lives at risk.

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City council approves fee on runners
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 11:23pm.

City council unanimously approved a fee for runners who participate in city races. It also approved a fee schedule.

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Ballpark may go on November ballot, Mandalay says private financing is now off the table
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 11:00pm.

video The City continues to slide closer to building a ballpark and bringing a minor league team to the Port City. Wilmington City Council voted Tuesday night to continue negotiations with Mandalay Baseball and the Atlanta braves for another six months.

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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - June 19
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 10:53pm.

video Josh Rusk has been named the head football coach at South Brunswick High School. Rusk replaces Roman Kelly as the Cougars head coach. The Wilmington Sharks got back into the win column on Tuesday. We've got a complete game recap along with highlights on that. In the NBA Miami has a 3-1 lead now in the NBA best of seven finals.

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Missing man has been located
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 10:05pm.

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has located a missing man.

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FIRST ON 3: Explosion reported at National Sheriff's Conference
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 9:41pm.

The ABC affiliate in Nashville, WKRN, is reporting emergency crews were called to the scene of an explosion during a sheriff's convention at the Opryland Hotel.

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NC congressman seeks investigation of forest fire
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 9:22pm.

A North Carolina congressman is seeking an investigation into the fire that's burned more than 21,000 acres in a national forest.

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