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Archive - Apr 2012

Man boating off Wrightsville Beach dies

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A 54-year-old man died last night after the Coast Guard medevaced him from a boat off Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: Baseball and Weather

All outdoor activities are influenced by weather, of course, but baseball is taking the lead in trying to deal with the elements. The Colorado Rockies and Philadel

NC officer to prison for setting up jail beating

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A former Columbus County detention officer is heading to prison after he set up an inmate for a jailhouse beating. Full story...
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NC developer seeks free lawyer in $20M fraud case

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A western North Carolina land developer accused of cheating banks out of more than $20 million is asking for a taxpayer-paid defense attorney. Full story...
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Brunswick County 911 service restored

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Technicians have restored partial service to the Brunswick County Central Communications (911) Center after an equipment failure early this morning caused a temporary loss of 911 service. 911 operators were notified of the failure shortly after 3 a.m. and immediately began routing calls to the New Hanover County 911 Center, which serves as a backup for Brunswick County. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Vice Chair of new Wilmington Ballpark Coalition quits after WWAY asks questions

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

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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...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - April 10

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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...
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Downtown businesses have mixed feelings on economic impact of proposed ballpark

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

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