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Archive for June, 2010

MyReporter wonders how much energy Wilmington uses each year

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Progress Energy spokesman Drew Elliot said Progress Energy Carolinas serves just less than than 1.3 million customers in North Carolina. But he said city and countywide figures for megawatts used annually are not available.

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Explosion at Invista causes no injuries

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

By Matt TomsicMatt.Tomsic@StarNewsOnline.com

An over-pressurized chemical tank ruptured Sunday morning at the Invista plant on U.S. 421 north of Wilmington, causing an explosion and a fire, a spokesman said.

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Hero given medal 65 years after his brave acts

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

By Amy HotzAmy.Hotz@StarNewsOnline.com

Surrounded by Germans, U.S. Army Private Jim Pfleger and his comrades decided someone had to sneak through enemy lines under cover of darkness to get help. Pfleger volunteered and miraculously made it back to his own front line.

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Hospital releases 16 rehabilitated sea turtles into the ocean

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

By Julian MarchCitydesk@StarNewsOnline.com

When Patrice Sigmon walked across Topsail Beach on Wednesday, she carried a rehabilitated green turtle named Quest. Quest was one of 16 turtles released Wednesday on Topsail Beach.

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Tornado spotted near Whiteville; no injuries reported

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

No tornadoes have touched the ground despite reports of a funnel cloud south of Leland, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

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