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Archive for January, 2013

WEATHER: More wintery weather heading our way

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A challenging forecast over the next several days as we are heading for some of the coldest temperatures we've seen this season Friday morning. Today we will actually see temperatures

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Pothole problems come with cold temperatures

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

To find out how to get a pothole on your route fixed faster, read this story.

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AP-NC–NC Lottery-Public Assistance NC lawmaker: Ban lottery sales to those on welfare

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina lawmakers are discussing draft legislation designed to prohibit sales of lottery tickets to people who receive public assistance or who are in bankruptcy.

The Insider reports (http://bit.ly/UlSyx9 ) that Rep. Paul “Skip” Stam, R-Wake, said the measure is among several targeting the N.C. Education Lottery that may come up during the legislative session.

Stam it would be difficult for store clerks to know which players get help. But Stam suggested that in obvious cases, such as when customers pay for groceries with food stamps, they shouldn’t be allowed to buy lottery tickets at the same time.

Another proposal would remove the word “Education” from the N.C. Education Lottery for advertising purposes.

Lottery spokesman Van Denton said officials haven’t fully reviewed all of the legislative proposals to gauge the impacts.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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Seahawks remain winless on the road after loss at Georgia State

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

R.J. Hunter and Manny Atkins scored 19 points apiece Wednesday night to lead Georgia State to an 81-63 victory over UNC Wilmington in Colonial Athletic Association action.

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Event tackles invasive plants at Airlie

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

The program will teach participants how to identify invasive plants and proper removal methods while working hands-on in the garden.

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