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Archive - Apr 8, 2009

High school students see dangers of driving first hand

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videoStudents at East Columbus High School got a reality check from a staged traffic fatality Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
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Clean up crew tries to get Laney a passing grade

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videoThe laundry list of things to clean at Laney High School is long. When it comes to cleanliness, the New Hanover County Health Department basically gave Laney a "C". Full story...
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Shallotte, past and present

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videoWe visited with students from Shallotte Middle School who are sharing stories about the town’s history. Hannah Stocks gives a look at Shallotte, past and present. Please click video for Hannah’s report. Full story...
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Sex ed choices could be available for parents

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State lawmakers want to give parents more input in the classroom when it comes to sex education. A bill making its way through the state legislature would give parents the option of their children learning about sex beyond the current abstinence-only curriculum. Full story...
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Columbus County has new ideas on how to draw visitors to NC

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North Carolina's beautiful beaches and mountains draw millions to the state every year. Columbus County has come up with something else, in hopes of drawing a crowd. Full story...
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Three elementary schools to implement uniforms in 2010

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videoIt's uniform time for students at three Brunswick County elementary schools, but two of them didn't exactly see it coming. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Dream home turned nightmare

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videoPam Resch lives in Pittsburgh, and plans to retire in Holden Beach. She hired a well-known local contractor to build her home, and thought she was in good hands. But things did not quite go as planned. Full story...

OSHA investigates Leland Police Department

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The State Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation into the Leland Police Department. Full story...
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Eastbound and Down to continue

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HBO gave the green light to a second season for comedy series Eastbound and Down. The first season of the series about Kenny Powers, a washed-up loud-mouthed baseball pitcher, was shot here in Wilmington. Full story...
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WPD looking for surfboard pawners

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The Wilmington Police Department needs your help tracking down two people who tried to pawn a stolen surfboard. Several surfboards were reported missing from a house on March 6th and March 16th. Police said a man and woman tried to sell one of them at College Road Pawn. Full story...
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Senator Hagan speaks with Steve Rondinaro

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During her visit to Wilmington this week, US Senator Kay Hagan stopped by our studios. WWAY's Steve Rondinaro asked her about that in a wide ranging interview. You can view the complete interview here. Full story...
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Get your business found easily on the web

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videoEver wonder why certain websites pop up at the top of a Google search? It's no accident. There are a few ways a business can get to the top of a search list. Full story...
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Eve Carson case murder trial to start in November

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A man charged in the death of the slain student body president at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will go to trial on federal charges in November. Full story...
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Sheriff: NC deputy dies after shootout in woods

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Authorities say one sheriff's deputy has been killed and another shot in the neck during a shootout with a man in North Carolina. Full story...
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3 years of probation for NC woman in teen's death

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A judge has sentenced a 60-year-old North Carolina woman to three years of probation for passing a stopped school bus and striking a 16-year-old boy, killing him. Full story...
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