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Archive - Mar 2012

Families come out to 'Touch a Truck'

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videoThousands of children got behind the wheel and explored some of their favorite vehicles Sunday. The Junior League of Wilmington held its annual "Touch a Truck" event which turned out to be a beeping good time. Full story...
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Kansas knocks off UNC

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Former Hoggard High standout Stilman White had a game high seven assists for UNC on Sunday in his second collegiate start at point guard for North Carolina. White tallied four points in 28 minutes of play. For the second time this week he did not have any turnovers. Full story...
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NC couple finds 50-carat emerald in a mine

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A North Carolina couple is showing off the 50-carat emerald they dug from a vein of the precious gemstone running through Alexander County. Full story...
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High schoolers kick butts out of the park

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Students from all over the Cape Fear came together to kick butts out of the park Saturday; cigarette butts, that is. Full story...
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All-District honors announced for girls hoops

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Only two players from the Mideastern Conference earned 1st Team All-District honors for girls high school basketball. Unlike previous years the best players in the Mideastern Conference did not dominate the all-district honors for District 2 this year. Full story...
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Marshall practices for Tar Heels

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Former Hoggard guard Stilman White played 32 minutes on Friday for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Look for those minutes to decrease if Kendall Marshall plays on Sunday in St. Louis. The All-ACC guard practiced on Saturday for the first time since breaking a bone in his wrist in Greensboro. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Navassa Council tries to unite, solve town problems

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videoLeaders of Navassa realize they need to regroup and reunite to better serve their citizens. Full story...
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NC students plan meeting to oppose tuition hikes

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Student activists from across North Carolina are planning to meet in Greensboro to plan opposition to tuition increases, budget cuts and other education-related issues. Full story...
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31 NC students to participate in Poetry Out Loud

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Thirty-one high school students from across North Carolina will participate in a program in Greensboro that combines slam poetry, spoken word and theater for a chance to compete for a $20,000 prize. Full story...
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NC rally backs Christian prayer at public meetings

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A rally to protest federal court decisions against religion-specific prayers at public meetings is being held in the North Carolina county where the dispute began. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - March 23; Stilman White & UNC advance in overtime

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Friday night's jam packed sports segment featured Stilman White and the UNC Tar Heels avoiding a Sweet 16 upset. UNC will face Kansas on Sunday. We also featured Hoggard, Ashley and New Hanover's lacrosse teams in action. On top of that, we visited the Wilmington Athletic Club to check out the State Racquetball Championship. Full story...
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Jones concerned about signs posted at Hatteras

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North Carolina Congressman Walter Jones is asking the National Park Service to change signs posted at Cape Hatteras that he says falsely tell people they can't leave footprints on the beach. Full story...
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Feds charge NC man in $82 million fraud scheme

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Federal agents are accusing a disbarred North Carolina lawyer of defrauding banks and investors out of more than $82 million in improper loans tied to a mountain real estate development. Full story...
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NC health grant program suspended following audit

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North Carolina's health department has suspended a program designed to improve the health of minority residents and others after an internal review found fiscal and management irregularities. Full story...
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Pajama Party benefits good cause

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The third annual pajama party hosted by the Ten Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness reminded people that not everyone has pajamas or a home to enjoy every night. Full story...
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