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Archive for August, 2012

Historic Wilmington Foundation takes threatened places list on the road

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — After months of planning, the Historic Wilmington Foundation unveiled its “Most Threatened Historic Places” exhibit today.

The traveling exhibit highlights the 2012 list of historic locations around the region in danger of falling victim to time and development. The foundation hopes the exhibit will raise discussion about the need to protect and preserve Wilmington’s history.

Traveling Exhibit Display Schedule:
Downtown New Hanover Co. Library: August 28-September 13
Northeast Branch Library: September 14-October 2
Southport Library: October 3-22
Shallotte Library: October 23-November 12
Pender Main Library: November 13-December 3
Hampstead Library: December 4-21

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Back Then – Mule thief’s plans shot down

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Looking back at stories from the StarNews archives.

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Flood threat elevated to watch status

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

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Tires fly off moving truck, smash into restaurant, car

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

“The tires were not installed correctly.”

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Isaac becomes Cat 1 hurricane near Gulf Coast

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

MIAMI (AP) – Forecasters say Isaac has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane with 75 mph winds as it makes its way toward Louisiana.
    
The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that Isaac gained strength as it moved over the warm, open waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
    
Isaac is expected to make landfall over southeastern Louisiana, possibly the New Orleans area, either late Tuesday or early Wednesday.

You can always see up-to-the-minute forecasts from the StormTrack 3 Weather Team at Hurricanes 101, and catch a full Tropical Video Update

 

 

 

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