The academy, which runs nine weeks, was open to any member of the public who paid a $25 application fee to join. A second academy will be offered in September, and Hines said the fire department’s goal is to have two academies each year.
By Patrick GannonPatrick.Gannon@StarNewsOnline.com
During a debate Tuesday night, Republican U.S. House candidate Ilario Pantano kept coming back to the fact that he’d raised more money – more than $103,000 – than any other candidate in the race in the first quarter of 2010.
By Patrick Gannon and Veronica GonzalezPatrick.Gannon@StarNewsOnline.com
State Sen. Julia Boseman may have to return campaign contributions linked to a Wilmington businessman and his packaging company if the funds were illegally donated, New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David said Tuesday.