Michelle Bliss

After growing up in Woodbridge, Virginia, Michelle attended Virginia Tech before moving to Wilmington to complete her Master in Fine Arts from the University of North Carolina in Wilmington. Her reporting and nonfiction writing have been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered, within the pages of Wrightsville Beach Magazine, and in literary journals like River Teeth and Ninth Letter. Before moving to Wilmington, Michelle served as the general manager for WUVT, a community radio station in Blacksburg, Virginia. She lives with her husband Scott and their pups, Katie, Cooper, and Mosey.

Michelle left WHQR in April 2012 to pursue her writing career.

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Local
6:07 pm
Wed January 11, 2012

35 Counties Getting Funds for Lost Crops

Governor Bev Perdue has received a disaster declaration for 35 North Carolina counties from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Local
5:40 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

Pender Co. Schools Superintendent Now on the Job

Pender High School

The new superintendent for Pender County Schools, Terri Cobb, is in her second week on the job.

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Local
3:45 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

CEO Departs from NC Ports Authority

Port of Wilmington

The head of the North Carolina State Ports Authority, CEO Thomas Eagar, is no longer serving in the post he's held since 2004. 

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Local
4:24 pm
Fri January 6, 2012

DENR Reports on the State of NC's Environment

M. Fitzsimmons

The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources released a new report Friday detailing the state’s environmental quality and upcoming challenges. 

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Local
4:18 pm
Fri January 6, 2012

Airport in Oak Island Will Receive New Taxiway

The Cape Fear Regional Airport in Oak Island will get a brand-new taxiway thanks to a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. 

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Local
3:50 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

Ferry Tolls on the Rise

A ferry leaves Fort Fisher on its way to Southport

 

The Department of Transportation is proposing toll increases for several ferry routes, including the Southport/Fort Fisher ride.

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Local
4:41 pm
Wed January 4, 2012

NC Unemployment Hovers Above 9 percent

North Carolina’s unemployment rate decreased from 9.7 percent in October to 9.5 percent in November.

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Local
5:45 pm
Tue January 3, 2012

Students Gear Up for New Bachelor's Program at Cape Fear

 

Next week, more than 30 students will begin classes for a new bachelor’s degree program at Cape Fear Community College.

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Local
5:37 pm
Tue January 3, 2012

UNCW Jumps to #15 on Kiplinger's 2012 "Best Value" List

Chancellor's Walk on the UNCW campus

 

UNCW has jumped to number 15 on Kiplinger’s 2012 list of the top 100 public universities across the country providing the best value for students and their families.

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Local
12:00 pm
Sun January 1, 2012

EARRS Shuts Doors after Final Broadcast

EARRS, the Eastern Area Radio Reading Service, made its final broadcast to listeners across the Cape Fear region on Friday.

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