Archive - Jan 25, 2012
WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Jan. 25
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 11:53pm.

video On Wednesday night the Old Dominion Monarchs defeated UNCW at Trask Coliseum 53-48. Both teams were ice cold in the first half. The Monarchs shot 50% in the second half though. That turned out to be one of the differences as UNCW falls to ODU. We have highlights from this game on Wednesday's sports. Plus, we've got action from the Brunswick Community College win over Cape Fear Community College.

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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington couple sues over value of dog's life
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 11:44pm.

video The North Carolina Court of Appeals has waded into a legal tussle over the wrongful death of a Jack Russell terrier named Laci.

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Wrightsville Beach mayor, school board chair disagree on sales tax increase plan
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 11:06pm.

videoGov. Bev Perdue’s proposed sales tax increase to help fund public education has made her unpopular with many voters. However, mayors throughout the state, including a few in our area are banning together in support of the tax increase.

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McCrory prepares for hometown campaign
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 9:59pm.

Former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory will campaign in earnest for North Carolina governor starting next week in the county where he spent much of his childhood.

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Funding approved for Carolina Beach dredging project
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 9:53pm.

Congressman Mike McIntyre's office announced today Carolina Beach is one step closer getting much-needed dredging.

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Laney wrestler breaks 21 year old record with 5 second pin
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 5:58pm.

videoIn wrestling the name of the game is beat your opponent. Getting a pin is even better, especially when it's a record pin. A Laney junior broke a long standing 21 year old wrestling record in New Hanover County over the weekend.

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ECU will start football series with BYU
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 5:56pm.

The BYU Cougars are coming to North Carolina. The ECU Pirates will host Brigham Young in 2017. This will mark BYU's first appearance in North Carolina for a football game.

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VOTE 2012: Civitas Poll - Romney leads Obama in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 5:27pm.

A new Civitas Institute poll shows Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney leading Democratic incumbent Barack Obama by nine percent among North Carolina voters.

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