Archive - Nov 22, 2011
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ONLY ON 3: Clerk who shot robber a hero to many
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 11:59pm.

video He had a gun pulled on him and was asked to fork over the cash, but this Wilmington store clerk did the complete opposite. Mark Headstrong has become something of a local celebrity since shooting a would-be robber last week, and he says business at the store is changing as well.

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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Nov. 22
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 11:43pm.

video On Tuesday night the UNC Wilmington men's basketball team held their home opener against Marshall. Click play video for game highlights and post-game reaction from Trask Coliseum. We also have highlights from four high school basketball games.

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Duke Energy agrees to 7.2% rate increase
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 10:38pm.

Duke Energy has agreed to a 7.2 percent rate increase for its customers in North Carolina, cutting its initial proposal in half.

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Dr. Terri Cobb named Pender County Schools Superintendent
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 10:27pm.

video A special meeting was held Tuesday night in Burgaw to name the new superintendent for Pender County Schools. Dr. Terri R. Cobb was voted in by the Pender County Board of Education.

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Students board 'Mayflower' for Thanksgiving lesson
Submitted by IE on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 5:11pm.

Some young explorers boarded the "Mayflower" for an early Thanksgiving. Instead of being made of wood and floating, the ship was a bit more modern.

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Salvation Army hopes to boost kettle collections with credit card machines
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 4:59pm.

You have another way to make the holidays a little merrier for the Salvation Army even if you don't have any spare change in your pocket.

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As Black Friday and Small Business Saturday approach, where are the best deals
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 4:48pm.

video Let the games begin. The holiday shopping season kicks off in just a couple of days. This weekend there's a push for shoppers to buy local. Can you get a good deal at a small business, or are big box stores the way to go?

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Police use SABLE helicopter to catch dangerous driver
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 4:37pm.

video The SABLE helicopter was hard at work last night chasing a drunk driver trying to evade police. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and the Wilmington Police Department tried to stop the vehicle earlier in the day, but without success.

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