HURRICANE IRENE: 'Teen Mom 2' Jenelle Evans home in Oak Island enjoying the hurricane
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 3:18pm.

It appears Hurricane Irene is keeping 'Teen Mom 2' star Jenelle Evans at home and out of trouble.

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Hurricane Irene: Are surfers crazy to love hurricanes?
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 2:58pm.

What is it about hurricanes that draws surfers to the shore like moths to the flame? When everyone else is wringing their hands about a coming hurricane, some surfers respond with glee.

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CFPUA: Do NOT open manhole covers
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 2:51pm.

Please, if you witness anyone tampering with a manhole cover, report this activity immediately to CFPUA Customer Service at (910) 332-6550 or our Emergency Call Center at (910) 332-6565. Let's all be responsible stewards of the environment. Anyone violating this may be fined.

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ONLY ON 3: Surveillance video shows Strickland cut GPS off and run
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 2:35pm.

Even Hurricane Irene cannot stop another chapter in the strange story of a teen with ties to former state Sen. R.C. Soles. Law enforcement in Columbus County are on the hunt for Allen "Frog" Strickland. Yesterday the 19-year-old cut off his GPS bracelet, but that's just the beginning.

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Hurricane shelter list
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 9:02am.

Hurricane Irene has already prompted voluntary evacuations for many parts of our area. That's led counties to open emergency shelters for people and animals. SEE THE LIST INSIDE

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Public hearings scheduled on Titan draft air permit
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 7:34am.

The N.C. Division of Air Quality has scheduled three public hearings in September on a new draft air quality permit for a proposed cement manufacturing plant in New Hanover County.

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Holden Beach declares mandatory evacuation
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 7:25am.

videoHolden Beach has declared a mandatory evacuation. Everyone needs to be off the island by 6 p.m. today, according to a news release from Mayor Alan Holden. The bridge is subject to being closed sooner if winds are sustained at 45 mph or higher.

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FIRST ON 3: Allen 'Frog' Strickland refuses to let Irene upstage him; Removes GPS monitor, on the run
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 6:00am.

videoJust when you thought the story of Allen "Frog" Strickland couldn't get any stranger, well, move over Hurricane Irene.

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President declares emergency for North Carolina
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/25/2011 - 7:55pm.

FEMA announced that federal aid has been made available to North Carolina to supplement the state and local response efforts in the area due to the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Irene beginning on August 25, 2011, and continuing.

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