Archive - Jun 4, 2012
County partner agencies, supporters only ones to speak at budget hearing
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 06/04/2012 - 10:12pm.

The budget is typically a contentious topic among folks in the county, but no one outside of an organization spoke out to county commissioners about the recommended funding.

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UPDATE: Brunswick commissioners approve new deal for old hospital
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/04/2012 - 9:52pm.

Commissioners have approved a lease-purchase agreement for the old Brunswick Community Hospital.

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Commissioners to negotiate renovation of trash incinerator
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 06/04/2012 - 9:48pm.

After a work session and public hearing, the board unanimously voted to negotiate the terms with Covanta Energy, a company that was selected by New Hanover County to potentially operate the Sustainable Energy Facilty, what used to be known as WASTEC.

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NC lawmakers to OK Perdue move on jobless benefits
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 06/04/2012 - 8:05pm.

North Carolina lawmakers are weighing whether to scold Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue while also accepting her action allowing more than 47,000 people out of work for months to resume unemployment benefits.

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NC dad jumps into son's stolen truck, flags deputy
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 06/04/2012 - 8:01pm.

Authorities in Henderson County say a man jumped into the bed of his son's pickup truck as it was being stolen and flagged down a deputy, who arrested the two men in the cab.

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NC residents warned of shellfish from South Korea
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 06/04/2012 - 7:59pm.

North Carolina's health director has expanded a warning to residents to avoid eating any fresh or frozen shellfish imported from South Korea.

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Vice President to talk job creation in N.C.
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 06/04/2012 - 7:23pm.

Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to return to central North Carolina to talk about efforts by the Obama administration tp create jobs.

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Brunswick Co. Animal Services will join Sheriff's Office
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 06/04/2012 - 7:21pm.

The Brunswick County Commissioners voted Monday night to move county animal services under the supervision of the Sheriff's office.

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