It was a good year for

Local
7:28 pm
Thu December 29, 2011

2011 was a Good Year for...CFCC's Marine Tech program

Marine Technology student Taylor Flannery steering a 26-foot Navy motor whaleboat for her Boat Handling and Seamanship exam.

With the end of 2011, WHQR is taking a look at some of the people, places, and products that have had a good year, despite the down economy. 

WHQR’s Michelle Bliss reports that after surviving state budget cuts, the marine technology program at Cape Fear Community College is still afloat, teaching many of its lessons from offshore classrooms.

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Local
6:00 am
Wed December 28, 2011

2011 was a Good Year for...Freaker USA

Lauren Krakauskas and the office dog attend to daily work-place activities at Freaker USA headquarters in Wilmington.

To wrap up 2011, a year of budget cuts and continued high unemployment, WHQR is taking a look at some of the people, places, and products that have thrived.

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Local
6:00 am
Mon December 26, 2011

2011 was a Good Year for...Sheera Randolph

Sheera Randolph holds her neatly-scribed, four-page thank you letter to the staff at Good Shepherd, including her case manager Carmen Pope.

As the year draws to a close, WHQR is taking a look at some of the people, places, and products that have thrived during tough economic times.

For Wilmington resident Sheera Randolph and her three young boys, 2011 has been their family’s first full year in permanent housing.

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