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Archive - Feb 14, 2011

High School Hoops: Laney & Ashley both lose

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video Conference tournament play started on Monday throughout the region. Some teams use the conference tournament as a momentum builder for next week's state tournament. Laney & Ashley won't be riding momentum though. Click full story for a list of scores from Monday. Click play video to watch game highlights. Full story...
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Gov. Bev Perdue promises to help small businesses and keep teachers

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video Gov. Bev Perdue is dealing with a budget deficit of more than $2 billion dollars so cuts will be made, but the question is what will face the chopping block? Full story...
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SIMPLE JOYS OF THE PINEWOOD DERBY

For local cub scouts, February means "Pinewood Derby" season is here.

FIRST ON 3: Pender Co. Board of Health Chairman gives state-of-the-department update

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The department has been in the news recently with numerous issues having a negative impact on an agency that sees thousands of clients annually. Public Health is all about prevention and keeping the community healthy. To that end Chairman King noted many improvements over the past several months and offered a peek into the future for a troubled department striving for excellence. Full story...
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Valentines Dream Date Winner Submission

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Congratulations to Michael Bailey, winner of WWAY's Dream Date Giveaway. Full story...
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Former Oak Island resident/accused serial killer greets Panamanian media like star

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The Hendersonville native suspected in the deaths of at least 10 people in Panama greeted journalists in that country as if he were a Hollywood actor greeting his fans, police said Friday - reports the Asheville Citizen-Times. Full story...
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OK! Magazine: Teen Mom Janelle — DNA TEST EXCLUSIVE

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Jenelle Evans would like to give her son, Jace, a very special gift this year for his 2nd birthday: the identity of his true father, revealed. The 19-year-old mother, a star of MTV’s Teen Mom 2, has asked her ex-boyfriend Andrew Lewis to submit to a paternity test–and she’s ready to do whatever’s necessary to put the rumors to rest. “Jenelle realized that Jace has a right ot know the truth,” her best friend, Tori Rhyne – who, like Jenelle, resides in Oak Island, N.C. – tells OK! exclusively. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: B.J. Wright facing $1 million bond, Allen Strickland in and out of jail for incidents at Soles's home

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video Two young men with a checkered past and connections to R.C Soles are back in trouble after another incident at the former senator's home. Full story...
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New Hanover elections director quits

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New Hanover County Elections Director Bonnie Williams is stepping down. Williams announced her resignation just months after she was under the microscope for mistakes made by the board of elections in November. Full story...
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Brunswick County man enters Congressional race

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Another candidate says he plans to run for Mike McIntyre's seat in Congress next year. Full story...
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HEALTHWATCH: Pediatrics report details risks from energy drinks

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video Energy drinks are under-studied, overused and can be dangerous for children and teens, warns a report by doctors who say kids shouldn't use the popular products. Full story...
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Who was Saint Valentine?

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So who was St. Valentine? Was he a great lover a la Casanova? Was he even a real person? According to Catholic Online, St. Valentine was very real, but he probably wasn't a smooth operator with the ladies. Full story...
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No charges will be filed in probes of NC DMV

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Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby says he won't file charges in three investigations of wrongdoing at the state Division of Motor Vehicles. Full story...
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UNCW plans prescribed burns this week

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The University of North Carolina Wilmington is working with the North Carolina Division of Forest Resources to conduct a controlled burn of selected tracts within the longleaf pine forest on the main campus. Full story...
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NC Jazz Festival kicks off this weekend

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The smooth sounds of jazz will fill the air in downtown Wilmington later this week, when the 31st Annual North Carolina Jazz Festival hits the stage. Full story...
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