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Archive - Jan 2012

Rep. McIntyre expands on possible run for NC governor

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videoOn the heels of Gov. Bev Perdue's announcement that she will not seek re-election, the focus now is on who will take her seat. Many names are being tossed around with local and state leaders showing interest. One of those is Rep. Mike McIntyre. Full story...
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Towson snaps 41 game losing skid against UNCW

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The Towson Tigers hadn't won a men's college basketball game since December 29, 2010. The Tigers fortune changed on Saturday. Towson snapped a 41 game losing streak against the UNC Wilmington Seahawks. Full story...
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NC agency approves rate hike for Duke Energy

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Duke Energy has won approval from a state agency for a rate increase for its North Carolina customers. Full story...
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NAACP leader says country's eyes are on NC

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The national leader of the NAACP says the eyes of the whole country are on North Carolina politics this year. Full story...
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Rep. Bill Faison says he's running for governor

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Democratic state Rep. Bill Faison announced his bid for North Carolina governor on Saturday, saying he's the best candidate to restore education and health care jobs through his work in the Legislature and when he reaches the Executive Mansion next January. Full story...
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Moms shop and swap for like-new clothes

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Kids all over the Cape Fear now have some new clothes after the first ever Wilmington ‘peace. love. swap.’ event this weekend. Full story...
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Painting pup celebrates birthday, raises funds for canine cancer research

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Netop the painting pooch celebrated his ninth birthday this weekend, complete with cake and of course a canvas. Full story...
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BBQ masters cook up meat with a mission

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Whether you like it smoky, sweet, saucy or savory, there's no denying barbecue is a southern favorite. Full story...
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Bank robbery suspect arrested

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Wilmington Police arrested a man early Saturday morning for a Friday afternoon bank robbery. Detectives had gotten a warrant Friday for 26-year-old Branden Paul Kolterjahn in connection with the armed robbery of the TD Bank at 802 S. College Road. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - Jan. 27

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video Another Full Court Press is in complete. 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. We also had a chance to meet the new interim head basketball coach at the College of Charleston on Friday. It's former UNCW Seahawk Mark Byington. Full story...
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Rep. Mike McIntyre says he would promote bi-partisanship if he seeks governor's office

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A day after Governor Bev Perdue's announcement that she will not seek re-election, the focus now is on who will take her seat. Full story...
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Former UNCW Seahawk Mark Byington named interim head basketball coach at Charleston

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Mark Byington has been named the interim head basketball coach at The College of Charleston. Byington is a UNCW graduate. He was also a finalist to replace Benny Moss two years ago at UNC Wilmington. Full story...
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Ex-girlfriend Blaylock, Commission chair, ardent supporter react to Berger's arrest

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Brian Berger's now multiple arrests, consistent tardiness and flip-flopping on issues has not helped his cause. We spoke to a few folks, including ex-girlfriend Heather Blaylock to get their reaction to Berger's dramatic day. Full story...
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Berger released from jail after being arrested for failure to appear

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video Brian Berger has been released from jail after being back behind bars Friday. The New Hanover County Commissioner was arrested Friday morning after he failed to appear in court. Berger is no stranger to running behind schedule, but Friday there was a serious price to pay for his tardiness. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: Faison will run for governor

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A spokeswoman for Rep. Bill Faison said Friday he will make his announcement at the Greensboro hotel where North Carolina Democrats are holding their annual winter dinner that night. Full story...
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