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Archive - Apr 2012

Gay marriage amendment driving early voting

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Intense interest in a ballot measure that would change North Carolina's constitution with a ban on gay marriage or other domestic unions is generating a surge in early voting. Full story...
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Stop Titan brings in backup

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videoWhat's it like to live in a town with a cement plant? Hundreds of people came out to Stop Titan's first ever Picnic in the Park to find out. Full story...
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Wilmington based Flight 22 basketball team wins Big Shots event in DC

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The Big Shots Washington, D.C Basketball Tournament is one of the nation's premier basketball exposure events. On Sunday the Wilmington based 17 and under Flight 22 team captured the title with a victory over the DC Metro Ballers. Full story...
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Update: George Bryan signs with Cowboys; Will he be the next New Hanover Wildcat to make it big in the NFL?

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video Sonny Jurgenson, Roman Gabriel & Alge Crumpler made it big in the NFL. They all played high school football in Wilmington at New Hanover. They're not the only former Wildcats to make the transition to pro football. Will George Bryan be the next? The NC State tight end certainly hopes that will be the case. UPDATE: On Saturday night George Bryan signed a free agent contract with the Dallas Cowboys. Full story...
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Supporters feel immigration ideals could change votes

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With the primary election just a little more than a week away, campaigns are heating up. The two candidates battling for a chance to represent our area in the US House of Representatives have different opinions on many issues, including immigration law. Full story...
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Families get fit for fun

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Healthy kids are happy kids, and we've got hundreds of them now thanks to Healthy Kids Day. Full story...
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Salmonella outbreak strikes NC mountain county

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Health officials in Buncombe County are trying to figure out the source of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than two dozen people. Full story...
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Hunter pleads guilty in death on Ft Bragg trail

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A hunter has pleaded guilty in a shooting that killed a Fort Bragg soldier as he jogged on a trail at the base last year. Full story...
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2 soldiers killed in blast in Afghanistan

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Authorities say two soldiers have died in Afghanistan after their vehicle was hit by an explosive device. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Scattered storms stick around

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A stalled front means a chance of scattered storms throughout Saturday. Full story...

WWAY Friday night sports - April 27

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video Friday night’s sports segment featured high school baseball action from all over the region. We checked out Hoggard versus Greenville Rose, as well as New Hanover against Laney. We even had a grand slam in softball action from Rocky Point, where Trask squared off against Union. Full story...
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Rev. Franklin Graham voices support of Amendment One

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The Rev. Franklin Graham has recorded a message supporting a proposed amendment to North Carolina's constitution that would limit traditional marriage as the only recognized domestic legal union in the state. Full story...
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Franklin Graham backing NC marriage amendment

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The Rev. Franklin Graham has recorded a message supporting a proposed amendment to North Carolina's constitution that would limit traditional marriage as the only recognized domestic legal union in the state. Full story...
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NC board reverses ruling in candidate criterion

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The State Board of Elections has decided a former state senator doesn't meet residency qualifications to run this year in a Senate district covering all or parts of five eastern North Carolina counties. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brawl breaks out at West Columbus High School

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video A brawl broke out at a Columbus County high school this week. When it was all said and done, more than a dozen students were suspended. Now they all face charges. Full story...
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