Thursday Jul 3
Area happenings, July 3
The committee provides recommendations on reducing sea turtle interactions in commercial and recreational fisheries; reviews information on sea turtle strandings and interactions; and assists with public education.
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Thursday Jul 3
Tornado Watch: New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender Counties
A tornado watch has been issued for all coastal North Carolina counties until 2 a.m. on Friday, July 4. A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for tornados and severe thunderstorms i and close to the watch area.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Price gouging law in effect due to Arthur, says AG Cooper
Raleigh: North Carolina's strong price gouging law is now in effect along the coast because a state of emergency has been declared due to Arthur, Attorney General Roy Cooper notified businesses and consumers today.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Name change comes with Four-County move
Four-County Community Services, based in Laurinburg for more than two decades, announced Monday that the agency would not only be moving its main office to Lumberton but also changing its name to Southeastern Community & Family Services.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Mission opens stores to fund homeless shelter
The mission group that met resistance with its plans to locate a homeless shelter in Whiteville is looking for a building outside city limits where it can open in as soon as a month.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Law enforcement should handle enforcement of puppy mill regulations
The proposal to transfer the enforcement of puppy mill regulations from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture to the Department of Public Safety is a good move.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
De-annexation legislation awaits rubber stamp
A North Carolina Senate bill sponsored by Harry Brown, R-Jones/Onslow, bundles the de-annexation of 12.2 acres of Wrightsville Beach mainland holdings with a Jacksonville, N.C., room occupancy tax bill.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Group tries to change auto insurance rates in North Carolina
FAIR NC, a group that includes State Farm, Allstate and Geico, has formed another plan in an effort to change the way auto insurance rates are issued in the Tar Heel State.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
The storm is located near Council about 15 miles east of Whiteville and is moving southeast at 15 mph WILMINGTON, NC The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northern Brunswick, southeastern Bladen, and eastern Columbus Counties.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Bolivia man accused in firearms thefts
A Bolivia man is accused of participating in the theft and sale of multiple firearms recently in the Bolivia area, according to the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
West Brunswick principal rescinds resignation
Brock Ahrens will remain principal at West Brunswick High School after a change of heart today at graduation, according to the school district.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
The Cary News
Final signing list for class of 2014
While many area high school athletes signed their National Letter of Intents in the fall or winter, others signed after the February signing period.