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Archive - Jul 2012

Goodyear plant in NC may shut down for a week

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The Goodyear tire plant in Fayetteville may shut down for a week in August to reduce its inventory in the slow economy. Full story...
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5 NC congressmen want stamp for John Hope Franklin

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Five North Carolina congressmen are among those calling for a stamp to honor the life of John Hope Franklin, the famous African-American historian who taught at Duke University. Full story...
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Pasta company to open facility in Forest City

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A California company that makes international foods that include organic and gluten-free varieties will open its new East Coast manufacturing operation in Forest City, creating more than 300 jobs over the next three years. Full story...
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Water main leak closes road

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According to the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority, the 6400 block of Eagles Nest Drive in Wilmington was temporarily closed while CFPUA crews worked on a water main leak Saturday. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - July 13

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video On Friday night we featured the Jay Ross All-Star Charity Basketball Game. Ross and several NFL players faced the Wilmington PD in a charity basketball. We checked out the action and we certainly took advantage of the opportunity to talk with the pros. This included Wilmington's Connor Barth.... On Friday we also featured a no-hitter in American Legion Baseball.... Plus, Whiteville native Chris Wilcox has agreed to remain with the NBA Boston Celtics for one more season. Full story...
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Jack Batson resigns as Belville mayor

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video Belville has a new mayor, effective Friday night. Jack Batson stepped down and Mayor Pro-tem Mike Allen stepped up. Full story...
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Wilmington man recounts life in Nazi Germany

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video Many of us have only read about it in history books, but one Wilmington man actually lived in Germany while Hitler was in power. Fortunately, Alfred Schnog fled before the Holocaust. Full story...
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Kure Beach now considering smoking ban

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video First Wrightsville, then Carolina, and now Kure. All of New Hanover County’s beaches are considering putting a smoking ban in place. Full story...
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StarNewsOnline: Man wanted in Wilmington murder arrested

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video A man charged in a murder outside a Wilmington convenience store was captured about noon Friday by the U.S. Marshals Service. Full story...
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VA fines Navy doc for bringing brain home

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A Navy doctor who let his children handle the brain of a service member and his wife photograph the organ has been fined and faces disciplinary action. Full story...
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