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Archive - May 2012

Lost service members honored on Battleship

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video It was a day of remembrance for those we have loved and lost in our armed services. Full story...
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Folks say they'd rather be safe than sorry when it comes to rip currents

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video In Carolina Beach, summer is here and many people are making their way to the beach. But some folks say the threat of rip currents is keeping them from getting in the water. Full story...
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The bell tolls for Wilmington service people not coming home

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video The true meaning of Memorial Day was felt at the Wilmington National Cemetery Monday morning, where veterans gathered with local citizens to pay their respects to the growing number of service people who will not be coming home. Full story...
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UNCW opens with Vanderbilt at NCAA Raleigh Regional

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UNC Wilmington will head up interstate 40 to play Vanderbilt on Friday in the Raleigh Regional of the NCAA Baseball Tournament. Five teams from North Carolina are in the field: UNCW, Appalachian State, NC State, UNC and East Carolina. Full story...
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Woman charged for killing boyfriend with vehicle

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A domestic assault turned deadly when a woman hit her boyfriend with her vehicle in Brunswick County last night. Full story...
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UPDATE: 9-year-old dead after drive-by shooting; suspect in custody

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videoA nine-year-old boy is dead after a drive-by shooting in Wallace. Police arrested a Wallace resident on Sunday. Meshan Kentay Macmillian has been charged with first degree murder. Full story...
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WWAY's weekend sports wrap - May 27

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videoThis was an eventful weekend for two baseball teams from our region. For another local baseball squad the season hasn't begun yet, but the Wilmington Sharks season will crank up on Tuesday at home. Full story...
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NC musician Doc Watson remains critical

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Grammy-winning folk musician Doc Watson remains in critical condition at a North Carolina hospital after undergoing colon surgery last week. Full story...
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NC town says: Don't blame us for nearby KKK rally

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A small North Carolina town is putting out word it doesn't condone and has nothing to do with a planned rally by members of the Ku Klux Klan. Full story...
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UPDATE: Crews end search in reported drowning

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Crews have stopped their search in Wrightsville Beach because police cannot confirm the reports of a man drowning, and there have been no reports of anyone missing. Full story...
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UNCW wins CAA baseball championship

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The UNCW baseball team captured the CAA title on Saturday. It's the first tournament crown for UNCW since 2006 in baseball. The Seahawks are now NCAA Tournament bound! Full story...
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Diligence returns home with a surprise

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This Coast Guard City has its cutter back in place, and one young lady has a new piece of jewelry because of the homecoming. Full story...
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Feds probe vandalism tied to NC Confederate marker

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North Carolina and federal crime investigators are looking into the vandalism of a residence and business owned by a vocal opponent of a Confederate monument in a North Carolina town. Full story...
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Volunteers to resume search for missing soldier

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Volunteers are planning to resume the search for a Fort Bragg soldier missing for six weeks. Full story...
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Charlotte among sites for 'American Idol' tryouts

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The producers of "American Idol" are visiting Charlotte for the first time in search of talent. Full story...
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