Archive - Apr 2011
Senate votes to establish stock car racing as official state sport
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 04/27/2011 - 8:58pm.

The North Carolina Senate has put the pedal to the metal, voting to establish stock car racing as the official state sport.

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George Elliott headlines Habitat fashion show
Submitted by IE on Wed, 04/27/2011 - 4:32pm.

WWAY's George Elliott starred in a fashion show for a good cause today. Habitat for Humanity hosted the event at Carrabba's Italian Grill.

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ONLY ON 3: Orton owner told to stop work on wetlands
Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 04/27/2011 - 4:00pm.

videoFor nearly a year, the gates at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County have been locked. Now we are finding out more about what's going on behind the iron bars, and some if it may land the owner in trouble

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ONLY ON 3: Wrightsville Beach taxi ticket sparks reaction
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 04/27/2011 - 3:39pm.

videoYesterday we told you about a cab driver ticketed in Wrightsville Beach for pulling over and picking up a customer. Today we hear from those familiar with the island to see what they have to say about the incident.

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Pender deputies search for armed robbery suspect
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/27/2011 - 3:27pm.

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for the armed robbery of a Hampstead business.

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Elementary students publish textbook
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 04/27/2011 - 3:15pm.

Today a class of fourth graders at Bradley Creek Elementary School presented the first signed copy of their book to Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo.

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Landfill to do electronic recycling weekly
Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 04/27/2011 - 2:43pm.

Do you have electronics you need to get rid of, but you're not sure where to dispose of them properly? Well, starting today and continuing each Wednesday, New Hanover County residents can drop off electronic waste for free at the landfill off US 421 North.

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Gary Busey's in town
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/27/2011 - 2:41pm.

The horror sequel "Piranha 3DD" just got even scarier. Gary Busey, who often looks like a human piranha, has been added to the film's cast.

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