Columbus County News
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ONLY ON 3: Columbus County bondsman says unsecured bonds are out of control
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 6:03pm.

video A bond is supposed to keep criminal suspects behind bars. But, in the last four months, hundreds of people in Columbus County, including some with violent charges, have been issued unsecured bonds.

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FEMA: $12M approved for NC Irene relief
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 10:02am.

Nearly $12 million in state and federal money has been approved for people in North Carolina affected by Hurricane Irene.

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FIRST ON 3: B.J. Wright has another brush with the law over the weekend
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/12/2011 - 10:59pm.

video B.J. Wright is on the radar again. Sunday morning around 1:00 a.m., he was riding with a woman named Crystal Gayle Lee when state troopers say Lee ran a checkpoint. They chased Lee and Wright and eventually Lee decided to pull over.

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Week # 4 - High School Scoreboard
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 10:13pm.

Week four of the high school football season is complete. Topsail is no longer undefeated. Hoggard, Laney and North Brunswick remain unbeaten. In fact the Vikings, Bucs and Scorpions all posted impressive victories and for the second week in a row all four high schools in New Hanover County won.

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"And the Winner Is..." BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 7:28pm.

video Where do you go to put a little spice in your life? This week would like to know which local restaurant serves up the best Mexican food in the Cape Fear. Here's how the votes are grilling up (4p Thurs.):
La Costa - 34%
K-38 Baja Grill - 20%
Camino Real, Surf City - 13%
VOTE NOW!

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Groups challenge Duke-Progress Energy merger in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 9:42am.

Some environmental groups have filed last-minute challenges to the proposed merger between Duke Energy and Progress Energy.

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Week # 4 - high school football preview on WWAY
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 10:35pm.

video Week number four of the high school football season kicks off on Friday night. Jesse Jones takes a look at some of the matchups for September 9.

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AP high school football poll is out
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 09/06/2011 - 5:56pm.

The Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of September 6 is out. Click full story to see what teams are ranked this week.

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Week # 3 - High School Scoreboard
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 09/02/2011 - 11:49pm.

Week number three of the high school football season is complete. All four high schools in Columbus County lost. All four high schools in New Hanover County won. Laney remains undefeated. Hoggard remains undefeated. Ashley gets their first win while New Hanover knocks off Wallace-Rose Hill. The Bulldog loss snaps a 30 game winning streak. It was the longest active streak in the state until Friday.

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Week # 3 - high school football preview
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 10:40pm.

video Week number three of the high school football season will back on its normal night after a different night last week. Jesse Jones takes a look at some of the premier matchups.

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