make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Archive - Jul 7, 2009

Small businesses make sizable impact

READ MORE:

videoSmall businesses provide most of the jobs, services, and entertainment throughout the country, but when it comes to business in our area, small is relative term.

Full story...
»

Rains cause floods around New Centre

READ MORE:
videoThe rain has subsided, but it's still the talk of the town. Flooding caused all sorts of problems in Wilmington Monday night. Full story...
»

Use I.C.E. for emergency contacts

READ MORE:
videoLoved ones aren't always with us in emergency situations like a car accident or sudden illness, but our cell phones usually are. Because of this, a campaign is spreading internationally to get the word out about I.C.E. Full story...
»

Insurance rates taking residents by storm

READ MORE:
videoLocal homeowners are feeling the affects of some pretty high insurance rate spikes. The thirty percent increase that went into effect in New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender counties May 1 is taking a hefty chunk out of people's wallets. Full story...
»

Ogden blaze causes traffic problems

READ MORE:
A fire near Ogden blocked traffic for part of the morning on Tuesday. Smoke appeared to be coming from the attic and chimney of a home off Middle Sound Loop Road. Full story...
»

Monkey Junction residents file lawsuit over annexation

READ MORE:
The city of Wilmington is being sued by some residents of Monkey Junction. On April 7th, a public hearing took place, to discuss the involuntary annexation of Monkey Junction. Crowds stormed the council's chambers back then, and now residents are stepping up in the form of a lawsuit. Full story...
»

Gastonia burglary leads to death of South Carolina serial killer

READ MORE:
Residents of Gaffney, South Carolina can rest easier after police shot and killed a man suspected in a serial killing spree. South Carolina law enforcement officials have identified Patrick Burris as the suspect. Full story...
»

Hernandez and son had more cocaine than thought

READ MORE:
New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say they found more drugs than originally thought, in a recent drug trafficking investigation. Last week, we reported Louis Hernandez and his son Oscar were facing charges after being found with 2 kilos of cocaine, valued at nearly a quarter-of-a-million dollars. Full story...
»

The Coastal Company misses deadline, property owners can't build

READ MORE:
The Coastal Companies, headed by Mark Saunders, missed the deadline to install water, sewer, and roads in several developments, including Seawatch and Ocean Ridge Plantation. As a result of this, many property owners are in a bind because they can't build homes until that infrastructure is complete. Full story...
»

New charges filed against Maisenhelder

READ MORE:
Last month, John Maisenhelder was arrested on three counts of taking indecent liberties with a child as the result of a joint investigation between Wilmington police and New Hanover County deputies. Monday, he was served with four additional counts of taking indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
»

Homes flooded after Monday's deluge

READ MORE:
videoMonday’s heavy rain did more than strand drivers and cause a mess along New Centre and Racine. Floodwaters filled many nearby apartments leaving residents to salvage what they could. Full story...
»

Consuming vegetables can help lower blood pressure

READ MORE:
We know vegetables are good for us - a new study finds vegetable proteins may actually lower a person's blood pressure. Full story...
»

Video poker talk resurfaces at NC Legislature

READ MORE:
Arcade machine owners who want to return to the video poker business in North Carolina say they want to remove the cloud hanging over the games. Full story...
»

NC Senate committee backs adultery lawsuit limits

READ MORE:
A Senate committee has backed limits to a North Carolina law that allows scorned spouses to sue and collect damages for stolen affection and adultery. Full story...
»

NC governor offers $1.6B tax plan to end deadlock

READ MORE:
Gov. Beverly Perdue is increasing pressure on lawmakers to pass a budget by offering her own tax plan to raise $1.6 billion this year. Full story...
»