Archive - Jul 28, 2011
Sierra Club volunteer to give presentation of wind energy benefits to New Hanover Co. Commissioners
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 11:05pm.

Our state may soon be home to off shore wind farms. That’s according to Mac Montgomery, who volunteers with the North Carolina Sierra Club for offshore wind.

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Critter expert discusses newest pests infesting our area
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 10:59pm.

video Cockroaches, bed bugs and ants, oh my! Hundreds of pest control technicians convened in Wrightsville Beach to share secrets and tips of how to better master bugs and rodents. Though very tiny, some even invisible to the naked eye, pests can multiply quickly, rapidly becoming a huge problem for homeowners. WWAY spoke with a critter expert about some of the newest pests that have made a home for themselves in this area.

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ONLY ON 3: Hit & run suspect in court, has several prior charges
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 10:59pm.

videoThe woman accused of hitting 21-year-old Cody Khan earlier this month and then driving away was in court facing numerous charges this morning. It was a busy day in court for Kane, who had to be in two separate courtrooms for four separate charges. We attempted to catch up with Kane after court, asking her if she had anything to say to Khan's family.

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Brett Blizzard basketball camp wraps up
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 10:35pm.

video WWAY Full Court Press co-host Brett Blizzard has been busy with a high school basketball summer league, a basketball school and a basketball camp. Blizzard finally has some relief. Camp wrapped up on Thursday. Click play video to see camp highlights and one of the best Brett Blizzard slam dunks of all time.

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Everett Withers takes over UNC football helm
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 8:18pm.

It didn't take long for the North Carolina Tar Heels to name a successor to Butch Davis. On Thursday evening the Tar Heels named Everett Withers as the new UNC interim head football coach.

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Government suing Taco Bell franchisee over employee firing
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 8:16pm.

The federal government is suing a North Carolina Taco Bell franchisee, claiming the company fired an employee whose religious beliefs prohibit him from cutting his hair.

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End of 'One Tree Hill' brings fans from far and wide
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 4:15pm.

videoAs you probably know, the cast and crew of "One Tree Hill" are in the middle of shooting their ninth and final season here in the Port City. The end of an era has fans traveling to Wilmington from near and far.

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Swimming advisories and alert lifted in New Hanover County
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 3:31pm.

The state Division of Marine Fisheries today lifted three water quality swimming advisories and one swimming alert in New Hanover County.

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