Social Security
Sen. Hagan visits Wilmington, speaks about Medicare, debates and Ebola
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:45pm.

videoSenator Kay Hagan made a stop in the Port City to speak to seniors about the future of Medicare and Social Security.

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Authorities: 4-decade fugitive from NC used dead boys' IDs
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 06/27/2014 - 7:24am.

Investigators in Iowa are crediting facial recognition technology with helping them capture an armed robber who escaped from a North Carolina prison in 1973.

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Small protest targets proposed benefit cuts
Submitted by IE on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 4:55pm.

a href="" title="watch video">video Only a handful of people turned out for a protest at the Social Security Office in Wilmington today.

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Census finds reaching age 90 more likely than ever
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/17/2011 - 10:42am.

Americans are more likely than ever to reach age 90. First-ever census figures on the 90-plus population show it's nearly tripled in size since 1980, to 1.9 million.

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Social Security recipients to get 3.6 percent increase
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 10:41am.

Some 55 million Social Security recipients will get a 3.6 percent increase in benefits next year, their first raise since 2009.

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Social Security workers protest proposed cuts
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 03/02/2011 - 3:52pm.

video It's hard times all around, and the federal government is feeling the squeeze as it is forced to make tough decisions when it comes to the budget. Today a group in Wilmington protested what may come of this battle.

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VOTE 2010: McIntyre challenges Pantano to Social Security pledge
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Thu, 10/28/2010 - 8:28am.

video It's getting down to the wire for Vote 2010. As time runs out, candidates are scrambling to get every last advantage. Some candidates are coming up with any way to get their name and face out there one last time before Tuesday.

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Social Security benefits have seniors worried
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/15/2009 - 4:56pm.

videoFor the first time in more than 30 years Social Security recipients won't see an increase in their monthly checks. Local seniors say coping without their annual raise could be a struggle.

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Marino on Money: May 20
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/20/2009 - 3:27pm.

videoThere have been longstanding issues with the Social Security system, and today's economic climate makes the program's future even more uncertain. Ross Marino takes a look at some of the things seniors and Generation X-ers can expect.

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