Pender Co. wildfire cost state $3 million so far
Submitted by IE on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 2:35pm.

Pender is not the only county dealing with wildfires. Today in Brunswick County there were five wildfires totaling about 100 acres. All have been contained.

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Judge's defamation claim rejected
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 2:02pm.

Judge Ola Lewis sued Edward Lee Rapp for defamation after he criticized her online for wearing a campaign button for another candidate last year.

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Obesity could plague Baby Boomers as they age
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 1:18pm.

Baby boomers say their biggest health fear is cancer. Memory loss comes in second. But heart disease and diabetes should be atop that list, too, given the size of boomers' waistlines.

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Judge orders pre-kindergarten services restored
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 12:48pm.

A North Carolina judge says the General Assembly's budget cuts and changes to a pre-kindergarten program cheat poor children out of educational opportunities and should be stopped.

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First Lady to help with NC 'Extreme Makeover' home
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 11:43am.

First lady Michelle Obama will participate in an episode of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" that features a boarding house being built in North Carolina for homeless women veterans.

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FDA favors innovative heart valve for the frail
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 10:28am.

Federal health scientists say the first artificial heart valve designed to be implanted without major surgery appears to help patients who are too frail to undergo chest-opening surgery.

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Hubert man goes to trial in death of son in crash
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 9:51am.

The trial for a Hubert man accused of killing his son in a drunken driving car crash last year is scheduled for this week.

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Durham man face murder charge in wife's stabbing
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 8:00am.

A man has been arrested in the death of his wife, whose three children were briefly the subjects of an Amber Alert.

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Maiden man pleads guilty to abusing dogs
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 7:55am.

A Maiden man accused of abusing beagles has pleaded guilty to five counts of cruelty to animals in Catawba County.

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City of Wilson, Nash County in $1M chicken fight
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 7:32am.

The city of Wilson and Nash County have spent more than $1 million challenging each other over plans for a new poultry processing plant.

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