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Sewer line overflows again
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Mon, 03/08/2010 - 11:08am.

video Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Operations crews responded to and resolved a sewer system overflow of approximately 2625 gallons that occurred on Saturday afternoon...

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Cable out at Oak Island
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Mon, 03/08/2010 - 9:17am.

Due to digging and construction associated with an ongoing water and sewer plant upgrade in Oak Island, Time Warner Cable lines have been damaged. As a result, some customers in the area have experienced a disruption of service.

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Tsunami experts gather in Wilmington
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 03/05/2010 - 6:00pm.

Tsunamis are not a threat we think of often here on the Atlantic coast. Even so, two of the world's leading experts on tsunami waves visited the Port City today to educate emergency officials on threats posed to our coast.

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Teacher wins national award
Submitted by Steve Rondinaro on Fri, 03/05/2010 - 5:25pm.

New Hanover County's Ann Hughes has been named National Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year.

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Crews burn Castle Hayne Park
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 03/05/2010 - 5:22pm.

The state Forest Service scorched the underbrush at Castle Hayne park in an effort to minimize the risk of wildfires.

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Hagan checks out CFCC Marine Technology program
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Fri, 03/05/2010 - 5:17pm.

The instructors are trying to get support for a new ship, because the Dan Moore is more than 40 years old and in need of replacing. They hope the tour helped prove that to the senator.

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Wilmington to host Sociable City Forum
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 03/05/2010 - 5:09pm.

Wilmington Downtown Incorporated will host a nightlife forum later this year to help address violence downtown. The executive director for WDI John Hinnant says this forum is the first step in creating a master plan to curb violence downtown.

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Phony workmen conning people with old driveway paving scam
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 03/05/2010 - 4:32pm.

WPD detectives have received a couple of complaints this week about a scam involving driveway and parking lot paving. This scam reappears every few years, most often in the spring and summer months.

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Second case of rabies confirmed in Brunswick County
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 03/05/2010 - 3:36pm.

On Wednesday evening, March 3, 2010, a fox that was acting aggressive toward a German Shepherd from the Dixie Lane area in Supply was shot by the dog's owner.

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Wilmingtonian appointed to NC Commission on Volunteerism & Community Service
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 03/05/2010 - 11:19am.

Gov. Bev Perdue has appointed Tannis F. Nelson of Wilmington to the North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service.

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