Labor Day
'Booze It & Lose It' Labor Day campaign revs up
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/19/2011 - 9:08am.

Transportation Secretary Gene Conti today announced that state and local law enforcement officers will be out in force over the Labor Day holiday as part of the "Booze It & Lose It" Labor Day campaign. Checkpoints and stepped-up patrols will be conducted through Monday, Sept. 5, across the state in an effort to remove impaired drivers from the roads.

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North Carolinians hitting the road for Labor Day
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Fri, 09/03/2010 - 2:19pm.

videoAAA is expecting an eight-percent increase in travel this Labor Day with more than 930,000 North Carolinians hitting the road. AAA attributes part of the increase to lower gas prices.

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Beach businesses hope storms won't dampen Labor Day weekend
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Fri, 08/27/2010 - 4:03pm.

The tropics are churning. Hurricane Danielle is well out at sea, but expected to cause severe rip currents along our coast this weekend. And right behind her, there's Tropical Storm Earl.

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Booze It & Lose It campaign cites many NC drivers
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/10/2009 - 3:46pm.

Gov. Bev Perdue announced Thursday that state and local law enforcement officers cited 3,514 motorists for driving while impaired during the Labor Day "Booze It & Lose It" campaign, which ran Aug. 21-Sept 7.

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Law enforcement in New Hanover and Brunswick kept busy over Labor Day holiday
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/09/2009 - 10:06am.

The Labor Day holiday kept area law enforcement busy. Over the course of a week-long operation, the Highway Patrol Division that covers New Hanover and Brunswick Counties made 95 DWI arrests.

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Wrightsville Beach prepares for busy Labor Day weekend
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/04/2009 - 5:03pm.

videoWhen you live in a beach town, the last weekend of summer is a big deal. WWAY's Hailey Winslow hit Wrightsville Beach to see how the town is preparing for the Labor Day holiday.

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Deputies checking on safe boating practices this Labor Day weekend
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/04/2009 - 4:13pm.

If you plan on hitting the open water, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and fire services will be working together to make sure people are practicing safe boating this holiday weekend.

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Whats Happening: September 4-7
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/03/2009 - 3:31pm.

videoIt is going to be a huge Labor Day weekend on Bald Head Island. And speaking of “labor day”, it is also a weekend to celebrate moms.

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Labor Day Camping
Submitted by on Sun, 08/31/2008 - 4:10pm.

videoMany people are spending this Labor Day weekend outdoors camping. Wilmington camping managers say it’s a family tradition that does not seem to lose popularity, despite the state of the economy.

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Law enforcement to keep an eye on Masonboro Island this Labor Day
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/13/2008 - 4:15pm.

videoThe summer boating season is winding down. For many, that means one last hurrah out on Masonboro Island. But this year, law enforcement officers will be there too.

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