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Archive - Oct 26, 2012

WWAY's Friday night sports - Oct. 26

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video The high school football regular season is over. Click play video in order to see WWAY's 5th Quarter. Click full story for scores from around the state. Note: West Bladen quarterback Josh Wilcox was 39 for 58 for 485 yards in passing. Knights wide receiver Malcolm Vaught had 20 catches for 357 receiving yards. The state playoffs begin on Friday. Full story...
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Carolina Beach prepares for flooding and erosion from Sandy

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videoGov. Bev Perdue has declared a state of emergency for eastern North Carolina as Hurricane Sandy heads north. Meanwhile, the Cape Fear Coast is getting ready. One area in particular is hoping to reduce a big problem from hurricanes past. Full story...
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NC college freshman wins lottery jackpot

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A North Carolina college freshman has taken care of her tuition and fees after one try at the Carolina Cash 5 game. Full story...
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NC agency: More kids could soon enroll in pre-K

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North Carolina officials carrying out Gov. Beverly Perdue's directive to expand the state's pre-kindergarten program say another 4,000 at-risk 4-year-olds could enroll very soon, rather than the 1,000 first expected. Full story...
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15-year-old girl dead after car accident in Bladen County

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video A 15-year-old girl is dead after a car accident in Clarkton this afternoon. The accident happened near the Bo's Food Store in Bladen County. Full story...
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Kitchen Scoop: Loaded baked potato soup

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videoThis weekend looks like it will have lots of wind and rain to go around. But when the weather gets bad, there's not much better than a hot bowl of soup. Alicia Ross has a recipe for some loaded baked potato soup that's sure to warm you up in our Kitchen Scoop. Full story...
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Sandy could make N. Topsail Beach erosion even worse

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video Beach erosion is common in many coastal communities. However, in North Topsail Beach the erosion has become so severe it is threatening to wash an entire neighborhood into the Atlantic Ocean. Full story...
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Perdue issues State of Emergency ahead of Sandy

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Gov. Bev Perdue has issued a State of Emergency for eastern North Carolina as Hurricane Sandy heads north toward the coast. The declaration goes into effect Saturday for 33 eastern North Carolina counties. A tropical storm warning is in effect from Nags Head to the South Carolina border. Full story...
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UNC releases documents as part of settlement

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has released documents outlining violations by football players for receiving improper benefits as part of a settlement to end a public-records fight over information from an NCAA investigation into the program. Full story...
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CFCC hosts fuel-efficient car show

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video Cape Fear Community College hosted a somewhat different car show today. Instead of powerful engines and custom paint jobs, the vehicles were judged on economical and environmental performance. Full story...
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Children's Museum hosts early trick-or-treating

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video Hurricane Sandy isn't going to ruin the weekend for some tots around the area. Halloween started a little early for some younger princesses and super heroes this morning at the Children's Museum of Wilmington. Full story...
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Oklahoma State takes first round lead in Landfall Tradition

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video Update: The first round of the 11th Annual Landfall Tradition is complete. The second round started on Saturday, but the golfers were unable to finish the second round due to foul weather. Play on Sunday is tentatively set to begin at 9:30 a.m. Full story...
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Cape Fear Fair & Expo keeping eye on Sandy forecast

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video Organizers at the Cape Fear Fair & Expo are keeping a close watch on how Hurricane Sandy impacts the weather this weekend. For now, though, the fair is scheduled to be open tonight for Midnight Madness, which runs until 2 a.m. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: November Outlook

November already?

More details on Figure 8 drowning

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Previously unreported details released during an interview with the lead investigator, R.W. Beasley, on Thursday provides the clearest explanation yet for how Benjamin Williamson died in what authorities ruled an accidental death. Full story...
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