Archive - May 2, 2012
Four people safe after boat sinks off Wrighstville Beach coast
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 11:07pm.

The U.S. Coast Guard's office at Wrightsville Beach says four people have been located and are safe after their boat sank off the coast of Wrightsville Beach.

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Cape Fear native to be honored for heroic actions during Apollo 1 tragedy
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 10:45pm.

video The Apollo 1 tragedy is a moment in American history that many will not soon forget. Cape Fear native Stephen Clemmons was working as an aircraft technician on the mission that day. Clemmons recalls January 27, 1967, as the worst day of his life.

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Wilmington woman 'not surprised' by fatal dirt bike accident
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 10:39pm.

video The accident happened at the intersection of 5th and Dawson Streets Wednesday afternoon. The dirt bike 24-year-old Wayne Stansbury was driving is not street legal in Wilmington. Beatriz Moreno, who lives close by, says she knew an accident was bound to happen.

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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - May 2
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 9:55pm.

video A busy night... the Wilmington Hammerheads wrapped up their three game homestand, George Bryan gets ready to head to Dallas with hopes of becoming a Cowboy, UNCW looks like they have a new leading lady, and at Laney High School twelve Bucs signed letters of intent and we talk to their new basketball coach.

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UPDATE: Case closed on body found in Cape Fear River
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 9:23pm.

Police have concluded their investigation into the body found in the Cape Fear River on Sunday.

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Evangelist Billy Graham backs marriage amendment
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 9:22pm.

The Rev. Billy Graham is urging North Carolina voters to support a proposed amendment to the state constitution banning gay marriage.

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Rapper Wiz Khalifa busted in NC for marijuana
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 9:18pm.

Police in Winston-Salem have cited rapper Wiz Khalifa and members of his band and staff for possession of marijuana following a concert.

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VOTE 2012: Meet the New Hanover County Commission Republican candidates
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 4:53pm.

video The race for three open seats on the New Hanover County Commission is hotly contested this primary with six candidates in the GOP race alone. Each of the six Republicans say they have what it takes to win the race, but what exactly do they think matters to the community?

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New Hanover County cocaine bust
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 4:42pm.

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it has busted a big cocaine ring.

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Lions Club sponsors free eye screenings in Pender County
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 3:42pm.

Last week there was free dental care in Wilmington. This week it's free eye screenings in Pender County.

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