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Will Roy Cooper run for Governor?
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 05/21/2014 - 9:22pm.

videoAttorney General Roy Cooper knows he has a job to do and running for Governor isn't it. “It’s too early for me to make an official announcement,” Cooper said, “I am making plans though because I am deeply concerned about the direction of our state.”

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NC governor wants ID before jobless benefits
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 05/12/2014 - 8:30pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory says the unemployed should be required to show photo identification in person to receive North Carolina jobless benefits. Division chief Dale Folwell says most young people already are required to show a photo ID to their employer when they start their job.

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Victims of NC eugenics program file claims
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 05/12/2014 - 8:24pm.

A North Carolina agency is reviewing claims of people who have previously identified themselves as victims of the state's forced sterilization program so they can verify their eligibility for one-time payments from a $10 million compensation fund.

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City Council eyes tax increase
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 9:21pm.

videoCity council won't vote on the budget until the middle of June. Until then they'll continue to hammer out specifics. On the table Tuesday, Wilmington’s City Council is pounding out the 2014-15 budget.

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WHA trespassing list easier to get
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/30/2014 - 10:35pm.

videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority made its trespassing list easier to find. The move comes at the urging of many. WHA Board Chair, Jeff Hovis, says this is the first time the list has been posted online.

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Campaigns heat up in final days
Submitted by Chris Brown on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 9:40pm.

videoBig political names are in town doing their part to sway voters in the days leading up to the primaries. The race for US Congress in our area is heating up, and the candidates are getting their hands dirty.

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Carolina Beach asks county for renourishment help
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 04/21/2014 - 9:15pm.

videoBeach renourishment has been going on with the help of the federal government for almost 50 years. The trouble is that millions of dollars in federal funds is slated to run out at the end of this year.

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NC governor proposes new coal ash plan after spill
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:24pm.

North Carolina's governor says he will propose new legislation aimed at strengthening government oversight of coal ash dumps following the massive spill at a Duke Energy plant that coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.

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Delay sought on NC same-sex marriage lawsuit
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:20pm.

North Carolina's attorney general is asking a judge to delay the most recent lawsuit over the state's same-sex marriage ban, saying an order expected later this year in another case likely will resolve the situation.

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Kure Beach votes on seismic testing
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:43pm.

videoKure beach's town council won't say no to seismic testing. “We need to find out what’s out there,” said Kure Beach Mayor Dean Lambeth in support of seismic testing, “that’s all we need to do is just test and find out what’s out there.”

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