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Archive - Feb 2012

NCAA moves kickoffs to 35-yard line

Kickoffs in major college football will move from the 30 to the 35-yard line next season, a change intended to keep players safer. Full story...

Miracle diet pill? A safe drug is elusive

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The battle of the bulge has been a big, fat failure for US drugmakers. But that hasn't stopped them from trying. Full story...
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Biden touts community colleges in NC visit

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Vice President Joe Biden is visiting a community college in North Carolina and says the Obama administration sees such schools as the main path to the middle class for millions of Americans. Full story...
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Ex-principal charged with sexual exploitation

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The former principal of a western North Carolina charter school has been arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a minor after police say he received sexual videos of a 12-year-old girl. Full story...
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7th person arrested in NC animal cruelty case

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A seventh person has been arrested on charges related to an animal cruelty case at a Butterball turkey farm in Hoke County. Full story...
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Durham DA offers defense for feud with NC judge

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Lawyers for Durham County's embattled top prosecutor are presenting their case at a judicial hearing to decide whether she should be permanently removed from office. Full story...
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Police arrest man they say ran from shooting scene

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Wilmington Police arrested a man overnight for a shooting at a Castle Street club. Officers responded to a report of shots fired at the Sportsman's Club at 1111 Castle Street around 2:15 a.m. Full story...
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Meet lawmakers face to face Sunday

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This election season we're talking about Your Voice, Your Vote. And this weekend at the New Hanover County Government Center your voice can be heard. Full story...
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82 whooping cough cases in Alamance County

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Health officials say there appear to be 82 cases of whopping cough in Alamance County. Full story...
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WWAY'S Thursday night sports - Feb. 23; UNCW edges Towson in women's hoops

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video On Thursday night the UNC Wilmington women's basketball team edged Towson by two points at Trask Coliseum. This was a nip and tuck affair the entire game. The biggest lead for either team? Five points. On Thursday WWAY honored the North Brunswick Scorpion boys basketball team with our team of the week award. Click the video to see both of these stories. Click full story to even more sports from Thursday. Full story...
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