Archive - Aug 2009
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Volunteers fill UNCW to help Stop Hunger Now
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 9:38am.

An army of helping hands went to work at UNC-Wilmington this weekend in an effort to feed the hungry. The school was one of several university sites that participated in the Million-Meal Week.

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Atmosphere Academy: Naming hurricanes
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 9:14am.

videoAfter a quiet start to the hurricane season, we have really been flying down that list of names recently. Have you ever wondered where those names come from? Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in this week's edition of Atmosphere Academy.

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Strickland arrested again
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 4:45am.

A Tabor City boy with ties to State Sen. R.C. Soles was in jail Sunday for the second time in less than a week. Thursday Allen Strickland wound up in jail accused of setting fire to a house Soles bought him. Sunday the 17-year-old was back behind bars because of his car the Senator paid for.

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Dolphins Release Former Hoggard Kicker

One of the Barth brothers is out of a job for the second time in a month span. Hint, it's not Casey, the current starter for UNC. Full story...
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Rip currents will be strong as Tropical Storm Danny nears
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 5:16pm.

videoWith Tropical Storm Danny churning well offshore, most of his effects will be felt by swimmers at area beaches. Even when a storm does not make landfall, rip currents can be very dangerous and sometimes deadly.

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Parking spots few and far between near CFCC
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 4:58pm.

videoFor students at Cape Fear Community College in downtown Wilmington, parking is headache. "Parking is so chaotic out here now. You can't even find a parking space within a couple blocks,” said David Gardner, a CFCC student.

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Rural areas still waiting for broadband
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 4:52pm.

videoFederal government is divvying out $7.2 billion in the coming weeks to extend broadband in rural areas across the U.S. The problem is, the government needs four times that amount to cover everyone who's asking for high-speed internet.

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Deals were made on Carolina Beach property Friday
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 4:50pm.

It was a battle of the bidders in Carolina Beach Friday. A large crowd gathered for a public auction of several pieces of prime ocean front real estate.

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