make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

StarNewsOnline.com

New Hanover County likes its booze according to CDC survey

READ MORE:
But one number that continues to obnoxiously bring attention to itself is the percentage of people who are classified as either binge drinkers or heavy drinkers. Binge drinking is defined as consuming more than four (for women) or five (for men) alcoholic beverages on a single occasion in the past 30 days. Heavy drinking involves drinking more than one (for women) or two (for men) drinks per day on average. Full story...
»

StarNews Editorial: Charter schools need to tell taxpayers what they're getting for their money

READ MORE:
State officials are interpreting the laws that created independent charter schools to exempt them from the same level of financial scrutiny as the traditional public schools – even though millions of taxpayer dollars are siphoned from the public schools to charter schools annually. Full story...
»

City considering setting aside $100,000 for legal expenses tied to hotel deal

READ MORE:
On Tuesday, the Wilmington City Council will consider setting aside $100,000 for legal expenses related to the planned hotel next to the convention center. Full story...
»

StarNews: New ABC series to shoot locally

READ MORE:
videoA new ABC drama will film in the Cape Fear region this spring, which will be a busy time for local television crews. Full story...
»

Lunchtime shooting near Houston Moore complex

READ MORE:
videoPolice are on the scene of a report of a man shot several times in the area of 12th and Greenfield streets, according to law enforcement officials. The shooting occurred at 12:16 p.m., and the victim has been taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, according to a news release from the Wilmington Police Department. Full story...
»

WHA: Two records requests will cost more than $125,000

READ MORE:
videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority says two recent public records requests will cost the authority more than $125,000. As a result, the agency is asking for more specific requests. Full story...
»

Zaxby's reopening; Checkers coming to Walmart; Cook-Out in the junction?

READ MORE:
videoPaul Stephen from the StarNews has his weekly restaurant round-up. Full story...
»

Berger consulting with John Edwards' new law firm

READ MORE:
New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger recently met with lawyers at the Edwards Kirby Law Firm, which has offices in Washington, D.C., and Raleigh. Edwards Kirby was founded in November by former presidential candidate and U.S. Senator John Edwards, who is perhaps best known for the sex scandal that derailed his political career. Full story...
»

Assisted living facility fined $64,500

READ MORE:
Shallotte Assisted Living has been fined $64,500 by the state for failing to protect residents from mental and physical abuse, and for failing to maintain rules about controlled substances and personal care and supervision. Full story...
»

Coudriet: County vacation policy is a guideline

READ MORE:
videoThe StarNews reported this weekend that New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet is intentionally violating the county's personnel policy to fatten the compensation of several top department managers. This morning we went to the County Commission meeting to see what Coudriet and commissioners had to say. Full story...
»