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National unemployment rate falls to 8.3 pct. after hiring surge
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/03/2012 - 8:37am.

The unemployment rate fell for the fifth straight month after a surge of January hiring, a promising shift in the nation's outlook for job growth.

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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 2
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 11:34pm.

video On Thursday's sports on WWAY we featured the UNC Wilmington women's basketball team hosting nationally ranked Delaware. The 12th ranked Blue Hens beat UNCW 62-53. We also featured the West Bladen boys basketball team as this week's high school basketball team of the week.

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Wrightsville Beach Police Chief responds to investigations of officers
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 10:20pm.

video We told you this week that investigations into three Wrightsville Beach Police officers have led to them being placed on administrative leave. Thursday the Board of Aldermen held a special meeting and went into closed session to discuss the personnel matter. We spoke with Police Chief Daniel House afterwards about the progression of the investigations and the next step in dealing with the officers.

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Former New Hanover County Commissioner announces plan to run again
Submitted by Laura Seel on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 10:13pm.

A New Hanover county native has announced that he plans to run for a position as a New Hanover County Commissioner once again.

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Pres. Obama re-election supporters open office in Wilmington
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 10:10pm.

Political season is in full swing. As President Barack Obama gets into to full re-election campaign mode, some local supporters opened their campaign doors in Wilmington.

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North Carolina Jazz Festival kicks off downtown
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 9:58pm.

The stars of the music world came out Thursday night for the 32nd annual North Carolina Jazz Festival at the Hilton Riverside, downtown. WWAY’s Chris Phillips got to kick off the event again this year

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ONLY ON 3: Entrepreneurs look for chance to hatch business in Burgaw Incubator Kitchen
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 5:52pm.

video The Burgaw Incubator Kitchen has helped one business get off the ground and even expand. It's a success story for both the kitchen and the small business. The problem is, the business has been using the kitchen for nearly two years.. It's leaving some entrepreneurs wondering when it's their turn.

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Brunswick County residents struggle with sagging job numbers
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 5:46pm.

The numbers for unemployment in North Carolina for December came out earlier this week. Brunswick County had the biggest jump in our area from November, so we decided to put a face to the statistics.

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