Wilmington HotelsWilmington AdvertiseWilmington AttractionsWilmington BeachesWilmington Business DirectoryWilmingtonWilmingtonWilmington GolfWilmington JobsWilmington NewsWilmington DiningWilmington Weather



Wilmington, NC News

  Free Wilmington Travel Guide!

Archive for July, 2013

Harris Teeter shareholders sue over Kroger deal

Friday, July 19th, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Harris Teeter shareholders have sued to block the purchase of the North Carolina grocery chain by the Kroger Co. of Cincinnati.

The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit.ly/17nmsp5Published) the lawsuit was filed in Mecklenburg County on Tuesday.

The lawsuit says that Matthews-based Harris Teeter failed to get a high enough premium to its closing price.

Kroger agreed to buy Harris Teeter for $49.38 per share in cash, a 1.8 percent premium to the stock’s closing price the day before.

That price is about 34 percent higher than Harris Teeter’s stock was when rumors of a deal began six months ago.

The attorneys are asking a judge to block the transaction or award shareholders damages and attorneys’ fees.

A spokeswoman for Harris Teeter did not have a comment on the lawsuit early Thursday.


Information from: The Charlotte Observer, http://www.charlotteobserver.com

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

More: continued here

CFCC students giving slaves individual traceable pasts

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Cape Fear Community College students are bringing history to life this summer

More: continued here

N.C. lawmakers mull cap on mortgage interest deduction

Friday, July 19th, 2013

The legislation would cap the itemized deductions for mortgage interest and property taxes at $20,000.

More: continued here

Community urged to be on the lookout

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Residents of the Carleton Place neighborhood near UNCW were put on alert this week.

More: continued here

Local NAACP holding Trayvon Martin rally Saturday

Friday, July 19th, 2013


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The local NAACP announced last night that it will hold a “Peace for Trayvon” rally Saturday.

It’ll be at the 1898 Memorial at 5 p.m.

George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin in a highly publicized trial in Florida.

The Wilmington Journal is co-sponsoring the event.

More: continued here



News provided by WWAY NewsChannel 3 and the StarNewsOnline

|Home| |Events| |Attractions| |Accommodations| |Restaurants| |Golf| |Beaches| |Jobs| |Getting Here| |Climate| |Directory| |News| |Advertise| |Contact Us|

  Welcome to Wilmington, North Carolina