Archive - Mar 12, 2012
New Hanover High welcomes home state champs
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 3:29pm.

videoCollege basketball teams are not the only one's dancing in March. The New Hanover High School Wildcats celebrated today after winning the state championship Saturday. Players say it's a championship for the school, the community and the city.

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New Hanover Co. plans telethon to help water customers
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 3:04pm.

New Hanover County will hold a telethon later this month to help wipe the slate clean for hundreds of households without water service due to nonpayment and additional fees. The Help2Others campaign will feature a day long telethon at the New Hanover County Government Center on Saturday, March 24.

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NCAA hits UNC football with 1-year postseason ban
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 3:01pm.

The NCAA infractions committee has hit North Carolina's football program with a one-year postseason ban, a reduction of 15 scholarships and three years of probation following an investigation into improper benefits and academic misconduct.

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Brunswick County woman accidentally shot, killed
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 3:00pm.

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is looking into what they say was an accidental shooting that killed a woman yesterday.

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Paterno lawyer: PSU trustees rushed to judgment
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 2:42pm.

The lawyer for the late Joe Paterno says his family was surprised and saddened by a report by Penn State trustees that cited a "failure of leadership" for the longtime football coach's ouster.

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NC agencies choose 3-year car emissions exemption
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 2:37pm.

Two North Carolina agencies say exempting late-model automobiles from emissions inspections could be done without creating steep obstacles to meet federal air quality requirements while keeping highway funds flowing from Washington.

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Vegas likes Kentucky, Ohio St to win NCAA tourney
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 1:38pm.

Las Vegas casinos like top seed Kentucky better than all the other teams in the NCAA tournament, but think Ohio State is better than any of the other No. 1s.

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Picking perfect bracket a tough numbers game
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 1:29pm.

Want to be sure of filling out the perfect March Madness bracket this year? Not possible. If you were to stack the amount of paper it would take to fill in every bracket with every possibility among the 68 teams who will play 67 games over the next three weeks, it would not fit inside the universe.

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