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Archive - Jul 2012

ONLY ON 3: Property owners want to know where money, developer Saunders are

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video The Coastal Companies in Brunswick County will tell you it is the area's biggest employer, but some customers paint a different picture. Upset property owners say developer Mark Saunders stole their money and ran. Full story...
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'Horrific death' at adult home results in violations

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video On June 23, 84-year old Nanette Galbraith was found dead in her room at the Commons at Brightmore, a Wilmington adult home facility. In response, the N.C. Division of Health Service Regulation responded with an investigation into the center. The family's attorney says the report’s findings were shocking. Full story...
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Health officials warn of pertussis outbreak

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video The CDC says an outbreak of whooping cough is sweeping the country, and it may be closer than you think. The highly contagious disease has infected 17,000 people nationwide already this year and has the potential to kill. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - July 31

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video On Tuesday night we checked in with Robby Priest. He's the new head football coach at East Bladen.... We also provided an update on former LPGA Tour professional Maggie Will. The Whiteville native is now a head coach on the collegiate level....Plus more ! Full story...
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Wimbledon & US Open champ to headline Landfall tennis event

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Stan Smith is truly a tennis legend. In September the former Wimbledon singles champion will bring his racquet and game to Wilmington in order to benefit the Miracle League and the UNCW Seahawk Club. Full story...
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Hwy 55 Burgers draws interest from Abu Dhabi

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An eastern North Carolina restaurant chain is heading to the Middle East. Full story...
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5 arrested in connection with big burglary ring

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Law enforcement officers from at least eight counties in piedmont North Carolina say they have arrested five people in connection with a burglary ring that extended from the state's northern border to the South Carolina line. Full story...
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NC woman arrested in shooting death of 18-year-old

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Police in Greensboro say a 21-year-old woman has been arrested in Virginia on charges stemming from the shooting death of an 18-year-old. Full story...
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Man accused of sexually assaulting children

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The Jacksonville Daily News reports a Holly Ridge man is behind bars under a $1.4 million bond accused of sexually assaulting two children. Full story...
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New standards will change restaurant health scoring

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video Health inspectors in North Carolina will soon have a new menu to grade restaurant cleanliness. Lawmakers recently approved an overhaul of the 35-year-old guidelines, but some of the changes have many business owners upset. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' to shoot at port for three weeks

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"Iron Man 3" will make the State Port of Wilmington a Hollywood East hot spot. Full story...
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Shoppers, stores gear up for tax free weekend

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video You'll probably have to get in line at many of your favorite stores, as shoppers will be out and about for North Carolina's Sales Tax Holiday this weekend. Full story...
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Army sergeant convicted of maltreatment sentenced

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An Army sergeant found guilty of maltreatment and assault has been sentenced to 30 days in prison, demoted to specialist and forced to forfeit one month's pay for his role in the alleged racial hazing and suicide of Pvt. Danny Chen. Full story...
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House to vote on care for those sickened by water

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A North Carolina congressman is speaking in support of a bill that provides medical care for Camp Lejeune Marines and their relatives who could have been sickened by drinking water contaminated with toxins linked to cancers and organ damage. Full story...
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Police identify suspect who threatened to jump in river

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Wilmington Police have released the name of a man they say threatened to jump into the Cape Fear River yesterday after a chase. Jaqun Orlando Copeland, 20, is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, resisting arrest and three felony counts of probation violations. Full story...
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