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Archive - Dec 19, 2012

New Hanover Co. School Board pushes for deputy in every elementary school

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videoIn light of the tragedy in Connecticut the New Hanover County Board of Education says it has received numerous questions from parents regarding school safety in the past few days. Tonight, the board called a special work session to discuss school safety. Full story...
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Talk of tougher laws driving gun sales

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videoGun suppliers in Wilmington are struggling to keep their shelves stocked. They say it has to do with people protecting themselves, but employees say they think customers are more worried about some weapons soon being banned. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Dec. 19

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videoOn Wednesday night the UNCW men's basketball team hit the court with a rhythm and they never looked back against UNC Greensboro. Check out our coverage from Trask Coliseum. We also had high school basketball action from Ashley High School and Laney High School. Full story...
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NC residents rush to get gun permits, buy rifles

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North Carolina residents are rushing out to secure weapons permits and buy guns in the wake of the shootings at a Connecticut elementary school. Full story...
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NC 12 on Outer Banks ready for traffic

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People headed to Hatteras Island for the Christmas holiday - or as early as Thursday - have some good news: the last section of N.C. Highway 12 damaged by Superstorm Sandy is ready for traffic. The final section of the road damaged north of Rodanthe reopened around 7 p.m. Wednesday. Crews from the state Department of Transportation began repaving the section Tuesday and put down the second layer of asphalt Wednesday. Crews then had to paint stripes and reconstruct shoulders. Full story...
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Man wanted for shooting at Fair Bluff officers

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video Police in Columbus County are looking for a man they say fired at officers last night. Full story...
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Randy to the Rescue: Decorating for the holidays

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video No matter what the season, Randy Alridge has some great decorating tips for your home. And everyone wants their house to look extra special for Christmas. If you need help getting your home ready for Santa, it's Randy to the Rescue. Full story...
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New Hanover School Board holds special meeting on safety tonight

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videoIn the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the New Hanover County School Board has called a special work session tonight to discuss school safety. Full story...
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Wilmington business sends love to Connecticut shooting survivors

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video Tmuffin owner Gaby Merediz is from Connecticut and says after she heard about the shooting she knew she needed to do something to help. She decided to focus her energy on sending love and support to the community and got kids in the area in on the project. Full story...
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Wilmington Fire battalion chief charged with DWI

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video A Wilmington Fire Department battalion chief is off the job after being arrested on a drunk driving charge. Wilmington Police arrested James Casteen Sunday night on a DWI charge. Full story...
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