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Warm Wilmington winter wasn't as warm as you might think
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 4:10pm.

video Now that we're officially into spring, we can look back at the winter season. Of course, it was really more of a winter that wasn't. It was technically still winter, but throughout the cooler months we kept waiting for the winter wallop that never came. Instead, it was warm, dry and way different than last year.

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Pender school board seeks input on shifting high school calendar
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 3:55pm.

video It could be a short summer for high school students in Pender County. Starting classes the first week of August is one option under a proposed school calendar waiver. The reason: the school district wants to implement the Career and College Promise program.

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Berger's traffic charges reduced; plans to appeal domestic order violation
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 3:37pm.

New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger got a break in court today, when charges stemming from a January traffic stop were reduced.

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Surf City building memories one brick at a time
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 2:54pm.

You can soon share your treasured memories of Surf City for everyone to see. The town is selling commemorative brick pavers.

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Jury seated in cyclists' death trial
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 2:16pm.

Opening arguments start tomorrow in Wilmington in the trial of a man accused with hitting and killing a father and son riding their bikes.

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NC appeals court upholds smoking ban in bars
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 1:07pm.

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has unanimously upheld a state ban on smoking inside bars and restaurants.

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Seven girls face charges in alleged gang fight at school
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 12:53pm.

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is preparing juvenile petitions against seven girls allegedly involved in a fight at a Wilmington middle school last week. Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says investigators believe the fight Thursday at Williston Middle School was gang related.

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