make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Archive - Jul 2012

Baby monkey calls played to lure escaped monkey

READ MORE:
Searchers trying to find an 8-pound monkey that escaped more than a week ago from the Wake Forest University Primate Center are now playing sounds of a baby monkey to try to recapture the wayward animal. Full story...
»

Fire that burned Jacksonville church ruled arson

READ MORE:
Investigators say a fire at a downtown Jacksonville church was intentionally set. Full story...
»

$89M overhaul of I-40, I-77 interchange approved

READ MORE:
The North Carolina Department of Transportation is getting ready for a major project to improve the interchange where Interstate 40 and Interstate 77 meet. Full story...
»

Problem with ballpark petition has some on edge

READ MORE:
video City officials have asked the New Hanover County Board of Elections to further analyze more than 160 names on the taxpayer-funded ballpark petition. Full story...
»

Director of NC Museum of Natural Sciences retiring

READ MORE:
The woman who led the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences as it became the state's most visited museum is retiring at the end of the year. Full story...
»

Memorial service set for 4 NC Air Guard members

READ MORE:
A memorial service for the four North Carolina Air National Guard airmen killed when their plane crashed earlier this month will be Tuesday. Full story...
»

Rep. Susi Hamilton issues statement on fracking vote

READ MORE:
Rep. Susi Hamilton has issued a statement, clarifying why she voted to override Governor Perdue's veto on fracking. Full story...
»

Wilmington questions 165 signatures on ballpark petition; organizers surprised

READ MORE:
video A petition against a taxpayer-funded ballpark in Wilmington has hit another bump in the road. City officials have asked the New Hanover County Board of Elections to further analyze more than 160 names on the petition. Full story...
»

Benefit to help 10-year-old in fight against rare disease

READ MORE:
video Three years ago a little girl with the world at her feet was diagnosed with a rare genetic disease with no cure. Now 10-year-old Ellie White hopes to build awareness and help others. Full story...
»

Wilmington continues to battle record-setting heat

READ MORE:
video There's no denying it's hot outside, but this isn't just typical summer weather. We're dealing with record-breaking heat. With high humidity levels and temperatures peaking at 103 degrees, this heat wave has people making a splash. Full story...
»

'Iron Man 3' goes to the hospital

READ MORE:
The cast and crew shot at multiple locations today, including New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where TV vans from fictional news stations in Los Angeles and Chattanooga, TN, were parked at the main entrance. Full story...
»

NC schools get choice between minimum days, hours

READ MORE:
North Carolina's public school students could sit in classrooms for longer but for fewer days in a change to the long-running debate about the academic calendar. Full story...
»

NC Air Guard amazed at help for 4 killed in crash

READ MORE:
The North Carolina Air National Guard says it is amazed with the number of people who want to help the families of four of its members killed in a plane crash while fighting a wildfire in South Dakota. Full story...
»

NC hearing held on reworked Racial Justice Act

READ MORE:
Prosecutors and defense attorneys have worked out a few details on how four North Carolina death row inmates will have their sentences reviewed under the reworked Racial Justice Act, but lawyers expect the cases to take years to resolve. Full story...
»

UNCW hires Fayetteville native as softball coach

READ MORE:
UNCW has a new softball coach. Kristy Norton becomes just the fourth coach in the 28-year history of fast-pitch softball at UNCW. She replaces Kelly Van Houten, who was let go in May. Full story...
»