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

Politics

Gov. McCrory discusses jobs in our area, budget plan

READ MORE:
videoGov. Pat McCrory made his first visit to Wilmington since taking office. He discussed job development in the region and the budget plan he announced yesterday, including how it would impact the Marine Technology program at Cape Fear Community College. Full story...
»

McCrory budget proposal would cripple CFCC Marine Tech program

READ MORE:
videoGovernor McCrory unveiled his state budget proposal today and it doesn't bode well for Cape Fear Community College's Marine Tech program. The proposal only allocates $344,000 to the program, only half of what it takes to operate on an annual basis. Full story...
»

McIntyre announces $310,032 in federal funds for Surf City Volunteer Fire Department

READ MORE:
Congressman Mike McIntyre announced Wednesday that the Surf City Volunteer Fire Department has received $310,032 in federal funds for operations and safety improvements. Full story...
»

McCrory stresses reserves in 1st NC budget plan

READ MORE:
videoGov. Pat McCrory's first two-year budget proposal for North Caroilna state government is heavy on setting aside money for emergencies, building repairs and Medicaid and light on creating new programs. Full story...
»

Charles Warren files federal suit against former county colleagues

READ MORE:
video Former Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren has filed a federal lawsuit against several county leaders after he says he was publicly humiliated. County Commissioners met in a regular session last night to discuss many topics, but they did not discuss the lawsuit. WWAY has obtained a copy of the suit filed in US District Court. Full story...
»

NC's Bill of Rights copy takes rare bow in public

READ MORE:
North Carolina's copy of the Bill of Rights - once stolen but only recently recovered - has made a brief public appearance at the old Capitol building where historians say a Union soldier likely took it as the Civil War ended. Full story...
»

NC county commissioners open meeting with prayer

READ MORE:
Rowan County commissioners have opened their latest public meeting with a prayer, one week after the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina filed a lawsuit over the practice. Full story...
»

Arrested contributor gave $230,000 to NC campaigns

READ MORE:
A campaign finance reform group says an Oklahoma man facing racketeering charges in Florida over illegal gambling parlors gave more than $230,000 to North Carolina political campaigns over the past two years. Full story...
»

STARNEWS SUNDAY PREVIEW: Without involuntary annexation, city looks at other options

READ MORE:
video Recent legislation in North Carolina has effectively killed involuntary annexation by cities. So how can Wilmington now add communities and continue to grow? WWAY's Cacky Catlett sat down with StarNews reporter Julian March to talk about his story in Sunday's paper. Full story...
»

Dalton picked as NC community college president

READ MORE:
Former North Carolina Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton is poised to have a new job May 1 as president of his community college back home. Full story...
»