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Shell retiring as New Hanover Co. Manager
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 12:53pm.

Bruce Shell is retiring from his job as New Hanover County Manager. Shell made the announcement Monday afternoon during a New Hanover County Commission meeting. His last day will be June 30.

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County adopts plan to replenish Carolina Beach sand
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 12:27pm.

New Hanover County Commissioners put a new plan into place to make sure the sand on Carolina Beach will be replenished after a project cooperation agreement with the government runs out.

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ONLY ON 3: Former Penn St. football player remembers JoePa
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 01/22/2012 - 8:26pm.

video Seventy-four days after being fired by Penn State legendary college football coach Joe Paterno died at the age of 85. One Wilmington man played for Paterno during the 1960s and had an emotional reaction to today's news.

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UNCW women beat ODU for first time; UNCW men also win this weekend
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sun, 01/22/2012 - 5:12pm.

The Old Dominion women's basketball team had beaten UNCW 42 times in a row until Sunday afternoon. Cynthia Cooper-Dyke's team beat ODU on the road on Sunday. Buzz Peterson's UNCW men's basketball team also picked up a road win this weekend.

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New waterproof hearing aid lets local girl enjoy life on the coast
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sun, 01/22/2012 - 4:04pm.

video Living on the coast, playing in the water is something we often take for granted; same goes for the gift of hearing. One young lady in our own community can now do both thanks to a hearing aid manufacturing company that has come up with a waterproof digital hearing aid.

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Rep. Giffords to resign from Congress this week
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 01/22/2012 - 3:22pm.

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona announced Sunday she intends to resign from Congress this week to concentrate on recovering from wounds suffered in an assassination attempt a little more than a year ago.

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Joe Paterno dead at 85
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 01/22/2012 - 3:01pm.

Joe Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more games than anyone in major college football but was fired amid a child sex abuse scandal that scarred his reputation for winning with integrity, died Sunday. He was 85.

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