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Archive - Mar 2012

KITCHEN SCOOP: Garlic Roasted Salmon with Two-Cheese Polenta

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This week, food blogger and recipe creator Alicia Ross makes Garlic Roasted Salmon with Two-Cheese Polenta. Full story...
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Kirk Angel named AP coach of the year for NC

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New Hanover basketball coach Kirk Angel has been named the Associated Press high school coach of the year for boys basketball. Angel's team recently captured the state 4-A championship. The Wildcats finished the 2011-2012 season with a 30-1 record. This is the first time a Wilmington coach has been awarded the AP coach of the year recognition. Full story...
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Dozens march in protest of Trayvon Martin shooting

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video Tensions are rising nationwide because of the case of an unarmed black teenager shot to death by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida. Marches have been held throughout the country, and Wilmington is no different. Dozens of protesters gathered Thursday, marching from City Hall to Riverfront Park. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - March 29

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video Thursday night sports featured three Tar Heel basketball players who have declared for the NBA Draft next season. We also recognized New Hanover senior guard Kadeem Allen for being named to the All-State squad by the Associated Press. We also featured Laney, Ashley, New Hanover and Hoggard in high school baseball action. Full story...
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Democratic candidates for governor talk Education in first debate

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The leading Democratic candidates for North Carolina governor did little to differentiate themselves on the public schools during a forum sponsored by local education administrators. Full story...
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Drug bust yields dozens of arrests

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Thursday morning's Operation March Madness yielded dozens of arrests. The operation was a result of agents who have worked numerous controlled substance violation cases in Brunswick County. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Coudriet named New Hanover Co. Manager; Replaces Shell

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video New Hanover county leaders named a new county manager Thursday. Current Assistant County Manager, Chris Coudriet, will succeed Bruce Shell this summer. Full story...
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Titan permit officially 'final'

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Division of Air Quality spokesman Tom Mather said the state permit for Titan America's Carolinas Cement Plant became final today at the end of a 30-day period from when it was approved. Full story...
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3 Tar Heels leave Chapel Hill early for the NBA

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Harrison Barnes, John Henson and Kendall Marshall will enter the NBA draft. Their collegiate careers ended last week at the Midwest Regional against Kansas. Full story...
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Group against tax-funded ballpark halfway to petition goal

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A group against using tax money to build a ballpark in Wilmington will take its petition campaign door-to-door. The group says it has almost half of the 2,900 signatures needed to introduce an ordinance to Wilmington City Council. Full story...
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Kadeem Allen named first team all-state

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New Hanover senior Kadeem Allen has earned first team all-state honors in high school basketball. He's also the co-player of the year. Allen and the New Hanover Wildcats won the 4-A state title earlier this month in Raleigh. Full story...
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WPD makes bust, but heroin big problem in Port City

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video Wilmington Police say $150,000 of heroin never made it to the Port City's streets. Investigators say this latest drug bust has made a huge dent in the local drug trade. The 7,500 bags of heroin came in from out of state to be delivered to our city's streets. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Fire on board delays Diligence departure

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A last-minute change in plans for the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence this morning. It was scheduled to leave on a new mission, but a problem on board will keep the ship in port. Full story...
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NRC schedules meeting with Global Nuclear Fuel

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission wants to meet with a Wilmington company about an apparent violation. The NRC has scheduled a pre-decisional enforcement conference with Global Nuclear Fuel for April 4 to discuss an apparent violation of NRC requirements related to an issue with the company's criticality warning system. Full story...
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