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Archive - Oct 2012

This Day in NC History: James Walker Hood died

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On October 30, 1918, James Walker Hood died. Hood, as a missionary in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, was sent in 1863 to North Carolina where he served black congregations in New Bern and Beaufort. Full story...
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Outer Banks begins clean up after Hurricane Sandy

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People on North Carolina's Outer Banks are facing some flooding and damage from Hurricane Sandy, but emergency management officials say it could have been worse. Full story...
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About 6,000 without power in the Carolinas

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Most people in the Carolinas still have electricity despite the superstorm sparked by Tropical Storm Sandy. Full story...
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State of emergency activates NC price-gouging law

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North Carolina's price gouging law is currently in effect because of the recent state of emergency declarations due to Hurricane Sandy. Full story...
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HMS Bounty captain missing at sea, one rescued crewmember has died

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videoThe captain of the HMS Bounty is still missing after 16-crew members abandoned ship Sunday night. 14 survivors were rescued and one other has died according the Bounty's website. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Oct. 29

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Monday marks the eve of the start of the 2012-2013 NBA regular season. Former Whiteville High standout Chris Wilcox is wearing green once again for the Boston Celtics despite the fact Wilcox underwent heart bypass surgery seven months ago.... Former Hoggard standout Jonathan Cooper once again is the ACC offensive lineman of the week.... Plus more ! Full story...
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UNC student died after late-night fall

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Carrboro police investigating the death of a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill say the young man fell while scaling machinery at a concrete plant. Full story...
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Technology speeds rescue at sea

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videoIt's a big ocean so how do ships like the Bounty put out emergency calls and how can rescuers find them in the vast sea? Full story...
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