Archive - 2011
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More NC misdemeanor offenders to jail, not prison
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/28/2011 - 3:27pm.

Thousands of misdemeanor offenders will serve their time in local jails instead of a state prison under a change in state law taking effect next week.

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Moms make statement by breastfeeding in Target
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 12/28/2011 - 12:58pm.

video Shoppers of a popular department store across the country had an interesting sight this morning. Mothers went to their local target stores, including here in Wilmington, for a nurse-in.

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Proposed bill would ban cheery SC greeting mandate
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/28/2011 - 12:15pm.

Two South Carolina legislators say state employees shouldn't have to answer the phone with Gov. Nikki Haley's mandated cheery greeting unless it's truly a great day in South Carolina.

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Memorials mark one year since teen's disappearance
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/28/2011 - 11:29am.

Friends and family in Maryland and North Carolina are marking one year since the disappearance of a teen who was later found dead.

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SEC rolls out 2012 schedule based on division play

The Southeastern Conference has unveiled its 2012 football schedule with its two newest members Missouri and Texas A&M opening play Sept. 8, and Alabama will visit LSU in a rematch of the Bowl Championship Series national championship Nov. 3. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Library offers free e-books, lessons on e-readers
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Wed, 12/28/2011 - 10:55am.

Did Santa bring you a new e-reader for Christmas? If so, you don't necessarily have to spend more money on e-books.

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Rock in 2012 with WWAY and ABC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/28/2011 - 10:32am.

As 2011 winds down, ring in the new year with WWAY and ABC by celebrating the 40th anniversary of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" and look back at the top stories in news, weather in sports in the Cape Fear.

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NC State beats Louisville 31-24 in Belk Bowl

North Carolina State coach Tom O'Brien took a lot of heat when he decided to part ways with star quarterback Russell Wilson and go with unproven junior Mike Glennon as his starter. It all worked out on Tuesday night in the Belk Bowl, with Glennon throwing for 264 yards and three touchdowns to lead NC State over Louisville 31-24 - and earn MVP honors in the process. Full story...