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Archive - Jul 9, 2012

ONLY ON 3: CFPUA customers getting big bills for old, missed charges

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video The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is no stranger to billing issues. Now the authority has found unbilled utilities, which may mean some unexpected charges for customers. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 9

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video On Monday night we talked with tennis legend Lenny Simpson. The recent inductee into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame will be holding a free tennis clinic in Wilmington on Tuesday morning.... The playoffs are about to begin in American Legion Baseball. We have the matchups... It took a bit longer than expected, but New Hanover's Thomas Johnson knows where he'll be playing college basketball next season. Full story...
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Spivey takes over baseball program at South Columbus

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T.J. Spivey is back in Columbus County after one year of coaching at North Myrtle Beach High School. The former South Columbus Stallion was named the head baseball coach at South Columbus High School on Monday. Full story...
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Business owner Fred Canady dies

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A local businessman passed away Sunday. William "Fred" Canady of Wilmington was 69 years old. Full story...
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NC--9th District-Debate 9th District GOP hopefuls in NC runoff debate

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Two Republican candidates for a Charlotte-area congressional district have held their one and only primary runoff debate, which featured allegations of ethics blunders and flip-flopping on issues. Full story...
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Belville commissioners to consider censuring mayor, recall vote

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video Controversy stirs up again in Belville. Town commissioners have called a special meeting Friday night to discuss censuring Mayor Jack Batson and a potential recall election. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' shoots at country club, hits the water next week

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"Iron Man 3" is spending the day at the country club. A shoot next week likely won't be as posh. Full story...
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NCIS helps local law enforcement crack cold cases

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video It sounds like a crossover episode of two TV crime dramas: NCIS and cold case. But in Brunswick County this week, it's a joint effort trying to solve some real life murder mysteries. Full story...
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Repair work to close Cape Fear Memorial Bridge two weekends this fall

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The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will get more work done this fall. The NC Department of Transportation says it will need to close the bridge for two weekends to replace the cables on the lift span. Full story...
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Expert: Heat beating city's efforts to oxygenate Greenfield Lake

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video Folks trying to enjoy a day at the lake got a nasty surprise. Turns out this heat isn't just making us sweat, it's killing dozens of fish in Greenfield Lake. Full story...
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New research shows no Marcellus Shale pollution

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New research on Marcellus Shale gas drilling in Pennsylvania may only add to the debate over whether the industry poses long-term threats to drinking water. Full story...
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NC utility probe of Duke merger to detail CEO move

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Investors and consumers may get some explanation from Duke Energy's surprise CEO when he's grilled by North Carolina regulators who also review the company's rate increase requests. Full story...
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One arrested, one at large after attempted moped theft sparks UNCW safety alert

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A report of armed men trying to steal a moped led to a safety alert at UNCW overnight. Wilmington Police say they got a call from a man who said two men tried to shoot him when he caught them trying to hotwire his moped near Campus Edge Apartments. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Marine Corps Osprey makes emergency landing at ILM

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A V-22 Osprey from Marine Corps Air Station New River had to make an emergency landing at Wilmington International Airport this afternoon. Full story...
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City Council gets peek at Convention Center hotel

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Embassy Suites is on track to come to the Port City. Today Wilmington City Council got a look at the latest rendering of the hotel that will be attached to downtown's Convention Center. Full story...
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