Archive - Dec 21, 2012
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WWAY's Friday night sports - Dec. 21
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 11:54pm.

videoDue to the holidays, Friday night was a light night for high school basketball in our region. We did manage to find hoops in Wilmington and Hampstead, but it wasn't a good night for the home teams.

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How are fiscal cliff talks affecting your spending?
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 11:15pm.

videoWith legislators deadlocked as usual, many are worried about a fall over the fiscal cliff. But that's in Washington. What about here at home? We went out to see how the fiscal cliff is affecting Christmas in our town.

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Holiday travel rush gets underway
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 6:49pm.

videoWe are just four days from Christmas. That means the holiday travel season is in full swing. The kids are out of school. Parents are off work. All that's left now is the long ride home for the holidays. AAA says whether it's by train, plane, or automobile more than 93 million Americans are heading home for the holidays.

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Community comes together to mourn loss of student
Submitted by Matt Ray on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 6:20pm.

videoA week after 19-year-old CFCC student Josh Proutey was murdered in downtown Wilmington the community continues to mourn. Today, counselors offered their support at a public grief forum. Counselors hope this afternoon's forum will be the first step in the healing process.

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'Heat for the Holidays' winners get new HVAC system
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 5:54pm.

videoThere are many families who may be in the cold this holiday season, but tonight, there's one fewer thanks to our "Heat for the Holidays" contest.

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Santa surprises sick kids at New Hanover Regional
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 5:28pm.

videoThe holidays got a little brighter with a miracle on 17th street at New Hanover County Regional Hospital where sick kids were surprised by Mr. and Mrs. Claus. While other children are wondering what toys to add to their Christmas list, these kids just want to feel better. Santa helped grant that wish, if only for a short while.

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McIntyre confident of fiscal cliff deal after Christmas
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 5:11pm.

video Hours after House Speaker John Boehner's so-called "Plan B" to solve the fiscal cliff fell apart last night, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) says he's confident a deal will be reached soon. McIntyre spoke to WWAY by phone this morning shortly after arriving home in North Carolina after the House recessed for Christmas.

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Wave adding new route to Leland in February
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 4:51pm.

video Folks traveling to Leland will soon have a new bus route to take. Wave transit has announced the new Brunswick County Connector will go into effect February 4.

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