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Archive - Jan 2012

Volunteers clean up NC battlefield after Irene

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Volunteers are working to make sure that last year's big storm won't spoil the events planned to mark the 150th anniversary of a North Carolina Civil War battle. Full story...
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Shelby police search for suspect in shooting death

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Police in Shelby are looking for a suspect in the weekend shooting death of another man. Full story...
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2 arrested as Occupy Raleigh marks 100th day

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Two protesters are due in court as the Occupy Raleigh movement marks the 100th day since it began in October. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Former Penn St. football player remembers JoePa

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video Seventy-four days after being fired by Penn State legendary college football coach Joe Paterno died at the age of 85. One Wilmington man played for Paterno during the 1960s and had an emotional reaction to today's news. Full story...
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UNCW women beat ODU for first time; UNCW men also win this weekend

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The Old Dominion women's basketball team had beaten UNCW 42 times in a row until Sunday afternoon. Cynthia Cooper-Dyke's team beat ODU on the road on Sunday. Buzz Peterson's UNCW men's basketball team also picked up a road win this weekend. Full story...
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New waterproof hearing aid lets local girl enjoy life on the coast

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video Living on the coast, playing in the water is something we often take for granted; same goes for the gift of hearing. One young lady in our own community can now do both thanks to a hearing aid manufacturing company that has come up with a waterproof digital hearing aid. Full story...
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Rep. Giffords to resign from Congress this week

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona announced Sunday she intends to resign from Congress this week to concentrate on recovering from wounds suffered in an assassination attempt a little more than a year ago. Full story...
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Joe Paterno dead at 85

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Joe Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more games than anyone in major college football but was fired amid a child sex abuse scandal that scarred his reputation for winning with integrity, died Sunday. He was 85. Full story...
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Paterno died just as he expected

I've been a fan of Penn State and Joe Paterno since I first saw them in 1986. The Nittany Lions were on their way to a national championship that year.

Gingrich storms to SC victory, scrambling GOP race

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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich stormed to an upset victory in the South Carolina primary Saturday night, dealing a sharp setback to former front-runner Mitt Romney and suddenly scrambling the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Full story...
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Durham-area buses will drive on the shoulder

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Drivers stuck in traffic jams on Interstate 40 in the Durham area may soon see an unfamiliar sight: buses moving past them on the right. Full story...
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NC report recommends tolls on Interstate 95

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North Carolina's first modern-day toll road opened this month, and state officials are already discussing plans for a new one. Full story...
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Onslow museum to display early Camp Lejeune photos

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A new Onslow County Museum is taking visitors back to the 1940s for a look at the earliest days of Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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Kids of all ages solve 'Mystery at the Museum'

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A Cape Fear Museum gardener found a pile of interesting things buried in the ground when he tried to plant a tree Saturday. Fortunately, hundreds of families helped him solve the ‘Mystery at the Museum.’ Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - Jan. 20

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video Another Full Court Press is in the books. Click full story in order to see all of the high school basketball scores from around the region from Friday night. Click the Full Court Press icon on our homepage to watch Friday's Full Court Press. This includes highlights from New Hanover's win over Rose, Laney's win over New Bern and Hoggard's win over Ashley. Plus more ! Full story...
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