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Archive - Oct 2012

Hurricane Sandy passes; gusty winds remain

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video Sandy left and continues to push into the Northeast. Gusty winds will last through Monday. Full story...
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Fair canceled Sunday; extended until November 4

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videoThe Cape Fear Fair & Expo canceled Sunday night's events due to weather conditions brought on by Hurricane Sandy. Despite Sunday's closure, fair officials still expect big crowds throughout the week. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - Oct. 28

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videoOn Sunday on WWAY we checked out action from the Carolina Panthers game in Chicago and the UNCW women's soccer game in Wilmington.... Our main focus of attention occurred in Chapel Hill as we tracked three different Hoggard High graduates who all played a major part in the outcome of Saturday's NC State-North Carolina football game: Jonathan Cooper, Casey Barth and Wil Baumann... The Giants win the World Series.... Plus more ! Full story...
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Minimal damage reported in Hurricane Sandy aftermath

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videoAfter Sandy pulled away from the coast, some parts of Pleasure Island found themselves under some extra water. For surfers, the waves posed a challenge. Full story...
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Landfall Tradition is a washout

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video The intent was a prestigious three day women's collegiate golf event with great weather, but Sandy had other plans. Golfers are now headed home. Full story...
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HURRICANE SANDY: Check out live cameras at the beach

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As Hurricane Sandy approaches and keeps moving up the coast, you can get a live look at beaches and surf conditions along the Cape Fear coast and beyond. WWAY has partnered with SurfChex.com to bring you live webcams and weather data from beaches in our area and beyond. Full story...
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Share and view pictures of Hurricane Sandy

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As Hurricane Sandy makes its journey along the coast of Southeastern North Carolina, we want to see what you're seeing. Join WWAY's award-winning news and weather teams by sharing your pictures and video of Hurricane Sandy's effects around the Cape Fear. Full story...
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Brackets are set for high school football playoffs

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The first round of the high school football state playoffs start on Friday. The pairings are now official from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association. Full story...
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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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