New Hanover County News
WWAY NewsChannel 3 welcomes anchor Cacky Catlett to Wilmington
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 5:18pm.

We're excited to announce that Cacky Catlett has joined the WWAY NewsChannel 3 Team as our newest anchor. You'll get to meet her Monday, January 3 during WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 5 & 6.

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New Hanover Co. looks to expand Castle Hayne Park
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 2:56pm.

New Hanover County is getting ready to add a new public park.

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Gravely Commissioning organizers promised expense reports today; Still no numbers
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 2:52pm.

Organizers for the Gravely Commissioning and the 11-day party centered around the event told a local newspaper this week that it would be able to provide expense reports on how it spent at least $50,000 in tax payer money by today.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Your tax $ and the Gravely; McColl asked for $50k to avoid cutting budget
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 2:51pm.

Louise McColl admitted today she was under-budget by $50,000 a few weeks out, and went to the Wilmington City Council Members and New Hanover Commissioners for the money. "We could have (cut back)," she said, "We just, at that late point, we didn't. We probably, you know, we could have done that."

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FIRST ON 3: Chairman Thompson admits commission gave McColl $25k for Gravely without asking what it would be spent on
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 2:39pm.

video Now that Louise McColl, chairman of the group in charge of the Commissioning of the USS Gravely, admitted that she asked for $50,000 in taxpayer money instead of cutting the budget for her 11-day party, we wanted to know if the New Hanover County Commission bothered to ask her what the money would be spent on when she made her request.

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Cucalorus sets box office record
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 1:39pm.

A record year for Wilmington's Cucalorus Film Festival. More than 10,000 people attended the 16th annual festival.

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STORMTRACK 3 UPDATE: Jerry says don't worry about snow this weekend
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 11:20am.

A weak "clipper" system will approach the area late Saturday night/Sunday morning. Historically, these systems bring very little precipitation to our area.

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Berger sets the record straight on tax money for Gravely party
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 10:36am.

video WWAY continues covering controversy surrounding taxpayer money going to the commissioning of the USS Gravely. We sat down with Brian Berger to get the facts straight Thursday night.

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New Hanover Co. Commissioners get ready for a new year with new ideas
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Thu, 12/02/2010 - 10:41pm.

video It's out with the old and in with the new. New Hanover County Commissioner-elects Brian Berger and Rick Catlin have not been sworn in yet but they are already getting down to business.

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Helping fund film means tax write-off
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 12/02/2010 - 6:18pm.

video Tonight, you can help a locally-produced film become a reality. And you can write it off come tax time.

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