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Archive - Oct 2012

WPD seizes Mercedes after driver wouldn't stop, caught with drugs, beer

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videoWilmington Police seized a man's luxury car, after they say he drove off when they tried to pull him over last night. WPD says a patrol officer was running radar in the 2100 block of Market Street and saw a Mercedes going 61 mph in a 35 mph zone. When the officer went after the Mercedes, the driver made a quick left onto 21st Street and then a right on Wolcott Street accelerating the entire time. Full story...
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McCrory, Dalton prepare for final televised debate

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The final televised debate of the North Carolina governor's race may be Democrat Walter Dalton's last big chance to point out differences with Republican Pat McCrory that Dalton argues will turn voters to him. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Marsha Campbell

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videoMany factors determine what makes a teacher special, but the best people to turn to for those evaluations are often parents. Full story...
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'HallowGREEN' tips from Fort Fisher Aquarium

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videoFort Fisher Aquarium is reminding area residents that Halloween can be a scary time for marine life. You may not realize it, but the choices you make when it comes to costumes, candy and decorations could negatively impact your favorite fish and other ocean creatures. Full story...
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Drowning victim under influence of alcohol and cocaine

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A prominent New York City investor who drowned in a car after attending a party on Figure Eight Island earlier this year was under the influence of alcohol and cocaine at the time of his death, a state medical examiner concluded in findings released Tuesday. Full story...
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October 24 headlines from Pender County

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videoPender County Elections Director Dennis Boyles tells "Pender-Topsail Post & Voice" Editor Andy Pettigrew more than 4,000 votes have been cast during early voting in the county so far. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Oct. 23

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video On Tuesday on WWAY we checked out state playoff action from Hampstead for high school volleyball and tennis. It turned out to be a successful day on the court for the Topsail Pirates.... On Tuesday the NBA world champions paid a visit to Raleigh. That's probably as close as LeBron James will ever get to our neck of the woods... Plus more ! Full story...
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Cape Fear Academy on one-hour delay Wednesday

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Cape Fear Academy will open on a one-hour delay on Wednesday due to a water main break. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Husband speaks about losing wife in fatal crash days after wedding

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video It was a tragic turn of events for a newlywed couple from Brunswick County. Three days after their marriage, a husband is left without his bride. Full story...
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Officials: NC infant mortality rate edges higher

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Health officials say North Carolina's infant mortality rate rose slightly in 2011, one year after the state registered its lowest rate ever. Full story...
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NC election boards asked for early voting help

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State election officials are asking their county counterparts to find ways to ease long lines at North Carolina's early voting stations. Full story...
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YouTube video shows mayor stumbling into band

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video A YouTube video circulating around town shows a man who appears to be intoxicated falling into a band. The video was shot at Harbor Masters restaurant during the Beach Kids Reunion in Carolina Beach on Labor Day weekend. Full story...
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Port City Java asking families to host Marines for Thanksgiving

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video With November just around the corner, a Wilmington business is preparing to make the holidays extra sweet for those who serve our country. Port City Java is organizing the second annual Make a Marine's Thanksgiving Drive. Full story...
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Police searching for missing teen with medical condition

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video The Wilmington Police Department is asking the public for help in locating Miyah Bennett. The 15-year-old was last seen on October 17 in the are of 10th and Hanover Streets. Full story...
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Calabash restaurant vows to rebuild after fire

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video An icon of Calabash seafood is no more. A fire destroyed Beck's restaurant last night leaving locals to wonder what's next. Calabash is known as the center of the fried seafood world, and some say Beck's is the capitol building. But that all changed last night when a fire ripped through the building last night. Full story...
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