Archive - Jun 28, 2009
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Lightning strikes cause fires
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 06/28/2009 - 9:21am.

Severe weather across the area has kept first responders busy the past few days. On Saturday, Wilmington fire crews worked for the better part of an hour putting out a house fire caused by a lightening strike.

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Car show benefits football program at Laney
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 06/28/2009 - 8:55am.

Instead of school buses, antique cars took over the parking lot at Laney High School. Officials say this year's Laney Car Show was bigger and better, with double the cars and double the people who all love horse power.

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Cold treats for a good cause at Rita's
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 06/28/2009 - 8:48am.

Customers had an opportunity to chill out at Rita’s while helping a good cause by donating a dollar to the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which is dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer.

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Skateboard clinic offered at Greenfield Grind
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 06/28/2009 - 8:41am.

Greenfield Grind Skate Park is hosting a beginner’s clinic for new skateboarders at Greenfield Park in Wilmington. The clinic gives kids a chance to hop on a board and get one on one instruction from skateboard pros.

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Intensity heats up at firefighter competition
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 06/28/2009 - 8:37am.

videoFire departments from as far away as Sampson County met in Southport on Saturday for the annual firefighter's competition. It was a chance to meet, greet and compete.

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Port City holds Brewgrass Festival
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 06/28/2009 - 7:58am.

videoThe 3rd Annual Downtown Wilmington Brewgrass Festival took place on Saturday. For $ 35, beer lovers were able to sample unlimited beer from 12 different breweries.

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Southport starts to celebrate Independence Day
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 06/28/2009 - 7:48am.

The city of Southport kicked off its Fourth of July Festival Saturday with its annual Freedom Run. Dozens of joggers participated in the 5K and 1K races that circled historic Southport along the Cape Fear waterfront.

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Maggie reels in big prize at Marlin Tournament
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 06/28/2009 - 7:42am.

videoFor the second day in a row, participants had to weather a storm on the way back to Wrightsville Beach, but one group of guys from Atlantic Beach did little complaining. They captured first place at the Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament on Saturday.

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