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

Politics

Warren kicks Social Services Board member out of meeting twice

READ MORE:
video The Brunswick County Social Services Board meeting today got out of hand with two people getting kicked out and even threatened to be arrested. Board member Pat Sykes says she was just speaking up for what she believes was right when she was told to leave. Full story...
»

Political tensions continue to run high in Boiling Spring Lakes

READ MORE:
video Boiling Spring Lakes city leaders met behind closed doors today to discuss what they say were personnel matters. Concerned and angered residents showed up to see what might really happen. Many believe Mayor Richard White and some other city leaders do not have the citizens' best interest at heart. Full story...
»

Perdue fundraiser to admit campaign finance violation

READ MORE:
A former top fundraiser for Gov. Bev Perdue is expected to appear in court Wednesday to plead guilty to a charge related to campaign finance violations. Full story...
»

NC murder victims' relatives want Perdue veto

READ MORE:
Several relatives of people who were murdered hope to persuade North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue to veto a bill that would essentially repeal a 2009 law designed to address alleged racial bias in death penalty cases. Full story...
»

Efird receives prestigious honor as SBI investigation continues

READ MORE:
video This morning Carolina Beach Town Councilwoman and Mayor Pro-Tem Pat Efird received a very special honor. In fact, it's the highest honor the governor can bestow on a citizen. But the Order of the Long Leaf Pine comes as Efird is also under state investigation. Full story...
»

Official count rejects Monkey Junction annexation

READ MORE:
As expected, property owners in Monkey Junction have said a resounding no to annexation by the City of Wilmington. Full story...
»

Moody's: 7 NC counties, cities no longer negative

READ MORE:
Seven local governments in North Carolina are no longer getting extra scrutiny from one of the nation's credit rating agencies. Full story...
»

President, first lady to visit Fort Bragg next week

READ MORE:
The White House said President Obama will give a speech Wednesday about his decision to finish the war in Iraq at the end of the month and what it means for the nation's future. Full story...
»

NC State Bar issues complaint against Easley

READ MORE:
The North Carolina State Bar has filed a formal disciplinary complaint against former Gov. Mike Easley after he was convicted last year on a campaign finance-related felony. Full story...
»

Outgoing Carolina Beach Council discusses contracts, reflects on term

READ MORE:
video Carolina Beach is one week away from swearing-in its new council but the current council remains busy. Tuesday night town council met for a special meeting to discuss the approval of a new parking contract and a management contract involving two town owned motels. The parking contract passed unanimously while the details of the motel contract were discussed but not finalized. These two items possibly being the last ones the outgoing council will have a say on. Full story...
»

Wilmington City Council approves public meeting for voluntary annexation

READ MORE:
Wilmington city council members voted in favor of holding a public meeting on the proposed voluntary annexation of a vacant plot near Market Street and Marsh Oaks Drive in Porters Neck. Full story...
»

Wilmington City Council welcomes two new members

READ MORE:
Your votes last month brought in two new members to the Wilmington City Council tonight. Previous city councilwoman, Margaret Haynes, regained a seat on the council. Haynes, a Durham native, had some emotional moments during her address to the public and fellow council members. Full story...
»

THE RANT: Berger odd man out at Monday's commission meeting

READ MORE:
video First and not surprisingly, Commissioner Brian Berger was late... again. How is it that he can be early to a New Hanover County Community Action Inc. meeting to stake out his ex-girlfriend and break a protective order, but he can't show up on time for the job he was elected to do? Full story...
»

Wilmington council to consider developer's voluntary annexation

READ MORE:
video You've heard a lot lately about fights against annexation, like in Monkey Junction and Southport. But a development company wants the City of Wilmington to annex property for a future apartment complex. Full story...
»

NC House leader: school year change short-lived

READ MORE:
One of North Carolina's top legislative leaders says he thinks the General Assembly will overturn a new law that adds five days to the public school calendar without any extra money. Full story...
»