Christian Kellett has been called up for the first

first_imgChristian Kellett has been called up for the first time – joining eight of his Academy teammates, including first team squad members Jack Welsby (pictured) and Josh Simm in the team that is coached by Saints assistant coach Ian Talbot and two-times Steve Prescott Man of Steel winner, Paul Sculthorpe MBE.The Yorkshire division take on the Australian Schoolboys at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle, Castleford on Wednesday, November 28 (KO 7.30pm) before Lancashire come head-to-head with the visitors at the Manchester Regional Arena on Saturday, December 1 (KO 1.30pm).England Academy will then take on the Australian Schoolboys at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday, December 8 (KO 2.00pm) and the Emerald Headingley Stadium on Friday, December 14 (KO 7.30pm).Lancashire ‘Origin’ Squad:Aiden Roden (Wigan Warriors) Ben Davies (Widnes Vikings) Christian Kellett (St Helens) Ethan Havard (Wigan Warriors) Jack Welsby (St Helens) Jake Wingfield (St Helens) James McDonnell (Wigan Warriors) Jarrod O’Connor (Widnes Vikings) Jayden Hatton (Widnes Vikings) Joe Sharratt (St Helens) Joe Shorrocks (Wigan Warriors) John Hutchings (St Helens) Josh Simm (St Helens) Matthew Foster (St Helens) Nathan Wilde (Wigan Warriors) Oliver Leyland (London Broncos) Reece Hamlett (Wigan Warriors) Sam Halsall (Wigan Warriors) Sam Royle (St Helens) Tom Nisbet (St Helens)last_img read more

Four people charged in deadly Jungle Rapids shooting

first_img The shooting happened October 18 a little before 7:00 p.m. Police say they believe White was shot after a drug deal went bad in the parking lot of Jungle Rapids.Duncan is charged with 1st degree murder,  conspiring to sell marijuana and possession of a firearm by a felon.Martinez and Hallman are charged with conspiring to sell marijuana.Related Article: Man joins congregation after feeling guilty for stealing from churchMcElreath is charged with felony obstruction of justice and possession of a firearm by a minor.The person who called 911 told the dispatcher that his friend got shot and that the attacker left in a white car. After telling the dispatcher White’s injuries were ‘not good’ and which direction the car was headed, the line disconnected.When 911 called back, another woman, Melissa Hubbard, answered and told them she was nearby and heard gun shots. She came over to see what was going on and recognized White, who was her co-worker’s son. She also told 911 the person who initially called also ran off.EMS took White to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Nearly six weeks after a teen was shot and killed in the parking lot of Jungle Rapids, Wilmington Police have charged four people in relation to the crime.Paris Duncan, 21, Steven Martinez, 21, Christopher Hallman, 16, and Colin McElreath, 17, are charged in the death of Christopher White, 19.- Advertisement – last_img read more

Planning commission approves proposed Military Cutoff Road development

first_imgWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington city planners have given the green light for more than 400 apartments and townhomes on South Military Cutoff Road.The planning commission approved zoning changes for a mobile home park on 294 Military Cutoff and land at Westwood Drive and 330 Military Cutoff.- Advertisement – The land will be used for the Arboretum Village Townhomes and Arboretum West Apartments.The approvals came with more than 30 conditions including more lanes in and out of the proposed sites.City council will need to approve the changes before the projects can move forward.last_img

Electrical failure deemed cause of fire that destroyed Wilmington grocery store

first_imgScene of Everybody’s Supermarket fire, May 2, 2018. (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Fire crews have determined the cause of a fire that burned down a grocery store in Wilmington.Wilmington Fire Department and New Hanover County Fire & Rescue personnel responded overnight to a reported structure fire by the Wilmington Police Department at “Everybody’s Supermarket” on Greenfield Street.- Advertisement – Heavy smoke and flames were reported visible from the attic when the first unit arrived on scene at 7:21 p.m.RELATED: Good Shepherd Center offers food for community impacted by fireAccording to a press release, crews immediately performed a primary search and it proved all clear. As the conditions began to rapidly deteriorate and the integrity of the building became questionable, crews were no longer allowed inside the structure.Related Article: US safety agency opens probes into Hyundai and Kia firesAt 12:20 a.m., the fire was reported to be under control. Crews remained on scene throughout the night and remain on scene, as several hot spots remain.Many still cannot believe what happened including Darrius Whitefire, whose business was destroyed by the fire.As of 1 p.m. Thursday, crews are still on scene, along with investigators from the Fire Marshal’s Office and the SBI.he 900-1100 blocks of Greenfield Street remain barricaded and traffic is not allowed.  Also on scene were representatives from CFPUA and Duke Energy, as well as New Hanover County EMS units.Due to the enormous amount of fire, three aerials, that are capable of flowing 400-2,000 gallons of water a minute, out-performed the water main line and the water pressure was low. Another contributing factor was a near-by hydrant that became inoperable during the incident.CFPUA authorities had a representative on scene during the operation to assist and quickly helped locating another hydrant for use. They also began filling the elevated tanks full of water to assist in boosting the water pressure as much as possible.Several businesses were completely destroyed, along with two parked vehicles.  There were no reported injuries.As of 4 p.m., the investigation has concluded and no foul play is suspected. The fire was deemed accidental and caused by an electrical failure.Official say it started above the ceiling of the storage warehouse, in the fascia board area, at the front of the building and didn’t start in the grocery store.last_img read more

2 Bladen County races caught up in ballot probe

first_img The board’s motion to hold the hearing also directed for the Bladen County Board of Elections to hold off on providing certificates of election to the winners in the races for Bladen County Commission District 3 and Bladen County Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor. The board did not elaborate on why those contests were affected. North Carolina Elections (Photo: MGN Image) BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A North Carolina Board of Elections decision to look into concerns about ballot irregularities in a US House race has also put a pair of local elections on hold.The state board today voted 7-2 to hold a hearing no later than Dec. 21 on alleged issues with absentee ballots in Bladen County that could affect the race for the 9th Congressional District, which stretches from Bladen County west to the Charlotte suburbs.- Advertisement – last_img read more

The Next Level means more opportunities for young people – Dalli

first_img <a href=’;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a> SharePrint Partit Laburista MEP Miriam Dalli declared that Malta, The Next level means increased opportunities for study, work and investment in young people’s talent.Whilst speaking in an activity aimed at youths at the Explora Science Centre in Kalkara, MEP Dalli said that she believes that The Next Level means further strengthening of the economy and the adoption of measures that can really bring about positive change. She emphasised that young people should receive all necessary support to further their studies whilst reaching out to those whom the educational system failed or who did not pursue their studies.MEP Dalli added that opportunities are present for all as long as we all keep on working to provide the incentive for the younger generations. She added that youths should be the protagonists in decision-making processes as they are an essential part of the present and politics must be there to reinforce their talents whilst preparing them for their futures.Bringing student organisations together was an opportunity for youths to share their view point on what The Next level means to them. Organisations taking part included the Junior College Students Council, Law Students Malta, the Students’ Association for Commercial Studies, the Malta University Historical Society, the Media and Knowledge Sciences Association, Pulse and the Labour Youth Forum.WhatsApplast_img read more

Facebook Adds Instant Video Option to Texts in Messenger

first_imgAdvertisement Facebook Messenger on Thursday added the ability to stream live video, adding a feature enjoyed by fans of rival application Snapchat.Instant Video lets people broadcast real-time video in Messenger text exchanges, according to a Facebook blog post.“It’s perfect for sharing quick moments with friends who aren’t right by your side or making your conversations richer by seeing each other face-to-face when you are messaging,” Facebook said of the Instant Video feature. – Advertisement – People using Messenger can tap on a video icon to begin sharing real-time video, with the sound turned off by default but easily turned on.“Instant Video is a reflection of the ubiquity of video — we simply expect to have that ability in real-time, all the time,” Facebook said.The feature also matches one offered in rival Snapchat, the vanishing message service that became a hit with teenagers and lets members share pictures and video clips.Instant video was available in the latest version of the Messenger application on mobile devices powered by Apple or Android software.last_img read more

Yahoo confirms massive leak of 500 million accounts

first_imgThe Yahoo logo is shown at the company’s headquarters in Sunnyvale. Image Credit: technobuffalo Advertisement Yesterday, we reported that Yahoo was expected to confirm a massive data leak!The company has officially admitted that data from at least 500 million user accounts has been stolen,making it one of the largest security breaches ever.The company says that the user account information was stolen from the company’s network “in late 2014 by what it believes is a state-sponsored actor,”  and could include personal credentials such names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and even security questions and answers. – Advertisement – One the safe side, unprotected passwords, payment card data and bank account information were not included in the stolen information, since that info isn’t stored in the affected system.Yahoo has revealed that it is working with law enforcement to further investigate the matter.last_img read more

Students in ArushaTanzania Embark on Robot Making Preparations

first_imgImage Credit: Advertisement A total of 30 students from Suye and Moshono Secondary Schools in Arusha City under the supervision of technological experts from Korea, are currently building three types of programmable Robots; 1. Danger Robots; to raise alerts during impending occurrences, 2. Rabbit Robots; that moves from place to place picking or delivering items, and finally 3. Obstacle Removers; that will clear roads and other passages, especially during times of riots or disasters.Esther Seo; one of the project facilitators pointed out that their focus is primarily on ordinary schools where students have little background in IT.According to reports by Tanzania Daily News, the Robot Making training still limited to Tanzanians in Arusha City, is being undertaken by the E3 (Energy, Education, and Entrepreneurship) – Empower Africa; a technology oriented organization from Korea. – Advertisement – However, since the initiative starts in Arusha City, Korean trainers say they will move to Dar-es-salaam City starting 2018 to impact the same knowledge to students there.The Suye Secondary School headmaster, Mwalimu Enock Mkumbwa, was of the view that his institution will enter into a two-year contract with Korean experts so that the students and teachers can be trained on ICT.In a press statement, Executive for E3 Empower; David Kim, said, “Tanzania needs more computer teachers, more advanced software and dedicated ICT programs in schools, if the country is to make better and larger strides in high-tech.”“Many of the computers being brought in the country are under utilized, and on that Tanzania does not have enough software to make these machines work to their full potential,” he adds.last_img read more

Gotv Uganda Launches Campagin Kwata Kavu to Give Back to its Customers

first_imgIn Pictorial (L to R): Ann Taylor, Albert Nga; Gotv Uganda Marketing Manager; GOtv Sports Ambassador; Maldinho, Sauya Nakiyaga; Head of Retention at MultiChoice Uganda, Tina Wamala; Head of PR and Communication at Multichoice Uganda, and Kasuku officia. (Photo Courtesy) Advertisement After a successful school fess campaign, Digital Pay Television; Gotv Uganda on Wednesday rolled out an exciting customer incentive campaign dubbed Kwata Kavu to reward, appreciate and encourage customers for their loyalty with cash prizes and memorabilia.The campaign which is applicable effective today till 19th October, 2017 is to ensure that the firm provides Gotv customers with prizes that can resonate with their current needs, bearing in mind the harsh ongoing economic times.Gotv subscribes stand a chance to win themselves weekly cash prizes worth 10 million UGX. There will will also be a Gotv Ambassador who will conduct below the line activities through his football juggling skill set around different areas and localities where Gotv has signal. Customers and revelers who actively participate in his challenges will win themselves prizes basing on how best they juggle. – Advertisement – During a press media briefing at Kati Kati Gardens, Gotv Uganda Marketing Manager; Albert Nga, said their primary focus this year as a brand has been on their customers, who they intend to reward throughout this year.Gotv Uganda Marketing Manager; Albert Nga pictured briefing media houses at the Kati Kati Gardens, Kampala during the launch of the Kwata Kavu campaign on Wednesday 19th, July 2017. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@iam__one)Sauya Nakiyagga; Head of Retention at MultiChoice, adds saying, “This is a season for giving as GOtv. We shall continue to acknowledge the incredible support of our loyal customers by rewarding them.”How to participate in the campaign: Subscribes are required to either buy a Gotv Kit at 87,500 UGX or renew their Gotv subscriptions; for Value or Plus packages.Once your package is activated, subscribes will have to send their IUC number (which is located below their decoder) to 6488 and will automatically enter a draw to win various prizes.Through a live weekly television draw which will be broadcasted on Bukedde Tv, 10 customers will win themselves 200,000 UGX each and only one out of the 10 winners will return to win up to 5 million UGX in the cash box.last_img read more