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Archive - Sep 2011

WWAY's High School Football preview

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video Weather pending,week number six of the high school football season kicks off on Friday night. Jesse Jones has a preview of some of the best matchups. Full story...
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NHCGOP will not take position on Berger

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video The New Hanover County Republican Party got together Thursday night for its monthly meeting. One of the topics of discussion was a Republican whose name and face has been everywhere the past few weeks. New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's issues were discussed, but only for several seconds. Full story...
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FUGITIVE FILES UPDATE: BCSO finds shooting suspect

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Special Operations Unit arrested Christopher Joseph Kelly, 19, last night on Cumbee Road off Highway 17 near Supply. Full story...
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Thorp, UNC trustee: school committed to football

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North Carolina chancellor Holden Thorp and board of trustees chairman Wade Hargrove say they're committed to having a nationally competitive football program despite the NCAA investigation of the past year. Full story...
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State starts waiting list for Irene appliance replacement funds

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Within a few days, North Carolina families and small businesses have reserved all money available in a program to replace appliances damaged by Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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Scores got sick, 1 died trying to kill bedbugs

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Worried about bedbugs? Maybe you should be more concerned about the insecticides used to get rid of them. Full story...
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Brunswick deputies search for Supply shooter

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It happened in Stevenson Mobile Home Park on Stevenson Road just after 10 p.m. Investigators say someone fired multiple shots into the home from a vehicle hitting a man inside. Full story...
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Cowper gets probation, fine in ABC scheme

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The contractor who admitted ripping off the New Hanover County ABC Board will avoid jail time. A federal judge today sentenced Lee Cowper to three years probation and a $25,000 fine. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland's top cop recommended for termination

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video We've been telling you since last week about all the issues with the Leland Police Department and specifically Police Chief Tim Jayne. We've now learned there was a recommendation that Jayne be fired earlier this year. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Grandfather charged in case of baby mauled by dogs

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The grandfather of a nine-day-old girl mauled to death by dogs has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Full story...
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Commissioners still have beef with Berger

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video It seems the controversy surrounding New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger will never end. The board tried to have a productive town hall meeting Wednesday night, but it wasn't long before issues involving Berger took over the conversation. Full story...
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Mid season report on Mideastern Conference

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video Two years ago Laney didn't win a varsity football game. This year the Buccaneers sport the best record in the Mideastern 4-A conference at 5-0. Hoggard is 4-0 this season after a down year in 2010. New Hanover and Ashley may end up with better record than last year as well. Full story...
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BB gun fired at Charlotte school bus, one injured

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Police in Charlotte say someone fired a BB gun at a school bus, injuring one passenger as it carried students home from an elementary school. Full story...
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Fire at Buckhead Fire and Rescue in Columbus County

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Firefighters at the Buckhead Fire and Rescue in Bolton battled a fire that broke out at the firehouse. Fire officials say that fire sparked in one of their primary engines and then spread to the building where it was being housed. They say the truck is a total loss and the storage bay suffered significant damage. There are no reported injuries. The cause is under investigation. Full story...
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NC treasurer hits fairs to return unclaimed cash

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Nearly $400 million lost in the electronic equivalent of the sofa cushions is waiting for its rightful owners in North Carolina to claim it. Full story...
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