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Archive - Jul 2011

ONLY ON 3: Family of man injured in hit & run asks for prayers

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videoA man hit by a car on S. College Road earlier this month is still recovering at the hospital. Cody Khan was visiting friends in Wilmington when he was hit by a car over the Fourth of July weekend. Today his family spoke exclusively with WWAY. Full story...
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Shirts on, iPods off when jogging at Lejeune

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Military and civilian personnel at Camp Lejeune are being reminded that they should jog with their shirts on and without iPods while jogging on the base. Full story...
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Burgaw business hoping to rise from the ashes after fire

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videoSeventeen workers are trying to figure out what they'll do next after a fire yesterday in Burgaw. The fire at Coastal Instruments and Electronics caused the roof to collapse. Full story...
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Swimming advisories issued for three sites in New Hanover County

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Three recreational swimming advisories and one alert were issued today at ocean-side and sound-side locations in New Hanover County. State officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards. Full story...
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Rain does little to help Pender fire

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All the rain we've gotten lately has not helped in the fight with the Juniper Road Wildfire in Pender County. Firefighters say certain areas of the fire saw as little as two-tenths of an inch of rain this week. Full story...
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2011 Preseason All-ACC Football Team announced

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Former New Hanover Wildcat standout George Bryan is a preseason All-ACC football selection. Bryan is the only NC State player on the preseason team. Full story...
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McIntyre to fight for Surf City Post Office

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Rep. Mike McIntyre says he will work to keep the Surf City Post Office open. Full story...
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Perdue leads McCrory in fundraising

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Perdue's campaign on Wednesday released a fundraising summary through June 30 showing she raised about $320,000 more than Republican Pat McCrory did during the same period. The former Charlotte mayor is very interested in a rematch with Perdue, who beat him in a close general election race in 200 Full story...
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Pender Health Dept. promotes Steele

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A Pender County Health Department worker who has been in the middle of several controversies within the department has a new job title. Full story...
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Former college basketball star faces drug charges

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A former college basketball star has been arrested and accused of operating a sophisticated marijuana growing operation from his North Carolina home. Full story...
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After months of layoff warnings Charlotte teaching staff to rise by nearly 500

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will hire nearly 500 more school staff members this fall after warning for months that the system was headed toward layoffs. Full story...
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Durham appeals ruling on lacrosse-player lawsuits

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Attorneys for the city of Durham have asked a federal appeals court to overturn a lower-court ruling allowing former Duke lacrosse players to seek damages from the city. Full story...
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Bessemer City pair charged in death by infection

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A mother and her boyfriend face involuntary manslaughter charges after the death of a 2-year-old Bessemer City girl from an untreated infection. Full story...
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2 arrested after Lincolnton officer dragged

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A man and woman have been arrested after a Lincolnton police officer was dragged by a pickup truck. Full story...
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Police say man robbing Raleigh poker game killed

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A man has been shot and killed in Raleigh after police say he and another masked intruder entered a home during a poker game and tried to rob the players. Full story...
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