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Archive for January, 2014

HAPPENING TODAY: McCrory plans to visit Port of Wilmington

Monday, January 27th, 2014

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Gov. Pat McCrory is scheduled to make his first visit of 2014 to Wilmington today.

An aide says the governor will tour the State Port of Wilmington. Other specifics about the governor’s visit are not yet available.

Friday, the North Carolina Economic Development Board, which is made up of business leaders, educators and elected officials, gave McCrory what’s billed as a road map for the state’s economic prosperity for the next decade.

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The report calls for integrating port competitiveness into the state’s 25-year infrastructure plan as one component to improving the infrastructure to rural communities.

Gov. McCrory last visited our area in October to kick off manufacturing day across the state.


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Zoning change helps small child care centers to open doors

Monday, January 27th, 2014

A plain blue house with a front porch stands on Jason Court off North Kerr Avenue.

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Child inside home hit by bullets, nearly 2 dozen shell casings found

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Officials with the Wilmington Police Department say three vehicles and a home were hit by gunfire early Monday morning.

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Home, cars hit struck by bullets in overnight shooting

Monday, January 27th, 2014

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Police are investigating after they say bullets hit a home and several cars, where officers also found almost two dozen shell casings early this morning.

It happened just before 3 a.m. in the 100 block of Spring Street. Police say when they got to the scene, they discovered one home damaged by the gunfire, along with three cars in the area that were also hit. Investigators say two adults and a child were inside the home.

They say they also found 22 9 mm shell casings nearby. No one was hurt in the shooting, but Wilmington Police are investigating the crime.

Police say they do not have any suspect information at this time, because no one saw who fired the shots.


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Gov. McCrory to tour Port of Wilmington on Monday

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Governor Pat McCrory is scheduled to be in Wilmington on Monday, January 27 touring the local port.

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