Archive - Apr 8, 2011
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Investigators looking for info on driver accused of hitting, killing cyclists
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 04/08/2011 - 10:30pm.

video Five days after a father and son were hit and killed while riding their bikes up River Road, investigators need your help. The District Attorney, New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and Highway Patrol say they are trying to find anyone who may have seen Thomas Howard Grooms Jr. driving his vehicle before the accident that killed David and Trey Doolittle.

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Street Fair and Avett Brothers kick off weekend Azalea festivities
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 04/08/2011 - 10:17pm.

video Azalea Festival is in full swing now, and Friday night's festivities certainly didn't disappoint. The long awaited blue grass band The Avett Brothers, performed at Trask Coliseum and the Azalea Festival Street Fair began in downtown Wilmington.

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If government shuts down, you still have to file taxes
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 04/08/2011 - 6:01pm.

video With a federal government shutdown looming, many are wondering how that will affect the Cape Fear area.

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"And the Winner Is..." BEST AZALEA FESTIVAL EVENT
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/08/2011 - 5:15pm.

It's that time of year again. The sun's up longer, yellow pollen is everywhere and azaleas are in bloom. That can only mean one thing: AZALEA FESTIVAL! This week we want to know what's your favorite event of the week? Is it the Parade on Saturday? The Garden Party on Friday? Or maybe it's the concerts, or the Historic Home Tour or maybe even the Azalea Garden Tour or Street Fair? Whatever you choose, let us know what you think is the BEST AZALEA FESTIVAL EVENT!

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Azalea Garden Tour: Oakdale Cemetery
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 04/08/2011 - 4:22pm.

video It may not be the traditional venue you'd think of for a garden tour, but the Oakdale Cemetery is certainly not a stop you'll want to miss on the 58th Annual Azalea Garden Tour.

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Home Tour: Fanning House
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 04/08/2011 - 4:10pm.

video The Fanning House is more than 150 old, but it has a new look and is home to a young family. The scene of this year's Historic Home Tour Ribbon Cutting is a work in progress and a course study for anyone who thinks they might want to take on a project of historic proportions.

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Art Show paints a beautiful picture for Azalea Festival
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 04/08/2011 - 3:59pm.

If you haven't canvassed all of the Azalea Festival events yet, make sure to stop by the Art Show this weekend.

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Azalea Garden Tour: Airlie Gardens
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 04/08/2011 - 3:55pm.

video The 58th Annual Azalea Garden Tour is underway, and you don't want to miss a regular part of the tour. Known by some as the crown jewel of the Cape Fear, Airlie Gardens attracts thousands to Wilmington each spring to view the beautiful color.

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