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Marshall dodges Wilmington debate with Cunningham
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 05/14/2010 - 12:41pm.

Elaine Marshall's campaign today rejected WWAY's invitation to take part in a June 2 debate. Cal Cunningham's campaign accepted the invitation the same day it was offered last week.

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Oak Island workers may get bonus
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 05/14/2010 - 12:16pm.

Town Manager Jerry Walters says the one-time payment would replace the annual cost-of-living raise that is customary and would save the town money.

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AG wants paver with history in court
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 05/14/2010 - 12:06pm.

The Attorney General wants to see the owner of a paving company with a history of problems in court next week. Tommy Clack has been on Roy Cooper's radar since 2007, when clack worked here in Wilmington.

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Former cop arrested for impersonating cop
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Fri, 05/14/2010 - 11:43am.

A former Fair Bluff and Tabor City police officer has been arrested again, this time for impersonating a police officer.

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Beach smoking ban proposal extinguished... for now
Submitted by Joe Mauceri on Thu, 05/13/2010 - 10:15pm.

It could have been the first beach in the state to ban smoking. But Wrightsville Beach voted against an ordinance that would have stopped smoking on the beach.

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Power outage in Wilmington affects thousands
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Thu, 05/13/2010 - 10:10pm.

A Wilmington power outage leaves 2,800 people and businesses in the dark.

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Prankster blocks highway; NCHP looking for suspect
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 05/13/2010 - 6:29pm.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol is looking for someone who took a construction sign on Old Highway 17 Business and blocked the road. It's an area under construction just south of Bolivia.

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Officer's crash raises questions after precedent-setting trial
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 05/13/2010 - 4:30pm.

videoIt was a close call for a Wilmington police officer on his way to help out on a chase early yesterday morning. Coincidently it played out very much like the Anthony Pierce chase that led to Ofc. Rich Matthews's death. That case led to an unprecedented murder conviction.

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Screen Gems head says new studio in GA won't hurt NC
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Thu, 05/13/2010 - 4:23pm.

video Screen Gems Vice President Bill Vassar does not seem to think Hollywood East will lose business when his studio opens a new facility in Georgia, which will be much smaller than the one here.

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Students get inside look at WPD
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 05/13/2010 - 3:57pm.

Dozens of elementary school students got an inside look at the Wilmington Police Department today. The students got to see the different roles officers play in the department, from the K9 unit to the CSI unit.

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