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Police make arrest in February double shooting
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/16/2012 - 11:34am.

Wilmington Police have arrested a man in connection to the shooting of two people last month. Police arrested Michael Gerrod Jones last night. He is charged with attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and other gun charges.

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John Edwards campaign must repay $2M to Treasury
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/16/2012 - 11:24am.

The Federal Election Commission is upholding a ruling that requires the campaign of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards to repay the US Treasury more than $2.1 million in public matching funds.

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Hogg named interim boss in Oak Island
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/16/2012 - 8:56am.

The Town of Oak Island has temporarily filled its open town manager position. The town says it hired Tom Hogg of Garner yesterday to serve as interim town manager while the Town Council looks for a permanent replacement.

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Appalachian State edges UNCW in Women's NIT
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 10:57pm.

video Appalachian State defeated UNC Wilmington in the first round of the WNIT on Thursday night at Trask Coliseum. The Seahawks conclude their season with a 20-13 record. ASU will not face NC State in the second round of the WNIT in Raleigh on Saturday.

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Poll: Wilmington most popular city in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 10:44pm.

They like us. They really like us. A new poll shows voters in North Carolina view Wilmington as the Tar Heel State's most popular city.

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Protest held in response to commissioners turning down family planning funds
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 10:17pm.

video Just days after New Hanover County Commissioners voted against state funding for contraceptives, the response has been incredible. A few hundred people came to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington Thursday in protest of the vote.

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Lynch steps down as Laney basketball coach
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 6:49pm.

video The end of the Fred Lynch coaching era is here. Lynch won't be coaching the Laney Bucs next season after 26 years as the school's boys basketball coach.

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Braves' Cox, Schuerholz join ballpark panel discussion
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 4:25pm.

The Atlanta Braves are bringing in a couple of big bats for a panel discussion about Wilmington's plans for a ballpark. Braves President John Schuerholz and former manager Bobby Cox will join the Greater Wilmington Business Journal's Power Breakfast panel Tuesday morning.

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