make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Archive - Apr 10, 2012

ONLY ON 3: Vice Chair of new Wilmington Ballpark Coalition quits after WWAY asks questions

READ MORE:
video We told you yesterday about a new group supporting the City of Wilmington in its plans to bring a ballpark to town. Today, the vice chair of the Wilmington Ballpark Coalition resigned after WWAY started asking questions about his involvement. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Who is the 'Wilmington Ballpark Coalition?'

READ MORE:
A closer look at the members of the WBC, what many have in common, and who's doing the organizing on their behalf. Full story...
»

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - April 10

READ MORE:
video On Tuesday night the New Hanover County School Board recognized the New Hanover boys basketball team for winning the 4-A state championship in high school basketball. WWAY was there for that. We also checked out baseball action from UNCW and Ashley High School (and softball). On top of that we covered the resignation of UNCW women's basketball coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke. Full story...
»

Downtown businesses have mixed feelings on economic impact of proposed ballpark

READ MORE:
video Building a baseball stadium in Wilmington could have a huge impact on the Cape Fear area, especially for businesses close by. Business owners we spoke with say a ballpark would definitely help the downtown economy, but only certain businesses would benefit. Full story...
»

STAND BACK, SAID THE ELEPHANT- I'M GOING TO SNEEZE

A sneeze is no laughing matter for some, especially to monkeys who befriend pachyderms.

NC races set slates for jobs with economic impact

READ MORE:
North Carolina voters face lots of choices in primary elections for statewide Council of State offices. Full story...
»

NC lawmakers would have say over Dix in proposal

READ MORE:
Some North Carolina legislators believe the General Assembly should have some say on the future of 300 acres where a state mental hospital sits. Full story...
»

Fayetteville man shot by officers, killed

READ MORE:
A Fayetteville man has been shot and killed, and the two police officers involved in the shooting are on administrative leave. Full story...
»

Former Columbus Co. detention officer sentenced for inmate assault

READ MORE:
A former Columbus County detention officer is heading to prison for his role in a jailhouse assault. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: 12 years after annexation, some Masonboro residents still waiting for city services

READ MORE:
video The City of Wilmington is taking steps toward providing city services to annexed Monkey Junction. But one area annexed by the city more than a decade ago still is not receiving some of those basic services. Full story...
»

Man arrested after CFCC president hit in office

READ MORE:
Cape Fear Community College's president got a rude start to his day. Wilmington Police arrested Norfleet Midyette Jr. after witnesses say he walked into President Eric McKeithan's office and hit him multiple times with a pile of papers. Full story...
»

Grove Park Inn being sold to private equity firm

READ MORE:
The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa in Asheville is being sold to a private equity company that plans a $25 million renovation as part of the resort's 100th anniversary next year. Full story...
»

Cooper-Dyke resigns to accept TSU post

READ MORE:
video UNCW women's basketball coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke, who piloted the Seahawks to back-to-back appearances in the Women's National Invitational Tournament (WNIT), has resigned, Director of Athletics Jimmy Bass announced Tuesday. Full story...
»

NC lawmakers give few details on insurance changes

READ MORE:
A study committee at the Legislature examining North Carolina's automobile insurance system has completed its work with few detailed recommendations, but a panel leader said he wants changes in 2013 that will give more safe drivers lower premiums. Full story...
»

Santorum quits presidential campaign

READ MORE:
Bowing to the inevitable, Rick Santorum quit the presidential campaign Tuesday, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination. Full story...
»