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Archive for October, 2012

NCDOT prepping for hurricane’s potential impact; flights not impacted

Friday, October 26th, 2012

The Department of Transportation is preparing for the heavy rain expected to pound the roadways across the state over the next few days.

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15-year-old girl dead after car accident in Bladen County

Friday, October 26th, 2012

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A 15-year-old girl is dead after a car accident in Clarkton this afternoon. The accident happened near the Bo’s Food Store in Bladen County.

The 15-year-old girl was turning left out of the Bo’s Food Store parking lot when she pulled into the path of another car. She was driving with her learners permit. Her mother, boyfriend and 10-year-old sister were taken to Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton and are expected to be ok.

The 84-year-old driver of the other car involved in the accident refused treatment.

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Kitchen Scoop: Loaded baked potato soup

Friday, October 26th, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — This weekend looks like it will have lots of wind and rain to go around. But when the weather gets bad, there’s not much better than a hot bowl of soup. Alicia Ross has a recipe for some loaded baked potato soup that’s sure to warm you up in our Kitchen Scoop.

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NC college freshman wins lottery jackpot

Friday, October 26th, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A North Carolina college freshman has taken care of her tuition and fees after one try at the Carolina Cash 5 game.

Tiffany Lother of Rutherfordton played the game from the North Carolina Education Lottery for the first time last weekend. She and her mother had forgotten about their ticket purchases until Wednesday.

Lother said her mother won a prize on her ticket and said she should check her numbers. She said she looked it up online, screamed and ran downstairs.

Lother said she plans to use a portion of her winnings, which totaled $240,436 after taxes, to pay for her college education. She said she can now go to law school without putting the burden on her parents to foot the bill.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

10/26/2012 4:55:13 PM (GMT -4:00)

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Gov. Perdue issues State of Emergency for eastern NC

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Governor Beverly Perdue declared a State of Emergency effective Saturday for eastern counties in North Carolina.

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