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Archive - Sep 12, 2012

Family Dollar reaches settlement in class-action lawsuit

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Family Dollar says it has reached a preliminary settlement in a class-action lawsuit from more than 1,700 New York store managers on overtime wages. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Sept. 12

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video On Wednesday we garnered local reaction to Notre Dame's move to the ACC.... We also showcased UNCW's brief appearance on ESPN's top ten plays of the week segment. The top ten moment occurred in the NC State-UNCW volleyball game.... Plus more ! Full story...
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North Topsail town manager resigns

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The town manager of North Topsail Beach submitted his resigation Wednesday. Steve Foster has worked for the town since 2010. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Suspect in cabbie beating charged with felony

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videoSurf City police have reviewed video of Marine Gunnery Sgt. John Adam Kinosh assaulting cab driver Charles Hawkesworth. The charges against Kinosh have been upgraded to one felony count of assault inflicting serious injury and a misdemeanor count of communicating threats. Kinosh is in a mental health facility in Wilmington and cannot be arrested until his release. Full story...
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NC State blogger reacts to Notre Dame ACC move

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video Though they are not full-fledged members of the ACC, the Fighting Irish will help solidify the conference according to George Cox, an NC State blogger who says for fans today is a good day. Full story...
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Carolina Beach council approves funding for aquatic center

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video The Carolina Beach Town Council is diving in to a project to build a state of the art aquatics center. Full story...
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Wilmington optometrist killed in RV crash in Missouri

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video Friends say he loved motorcycles, being outdoors and traveling. And that's how he died. Long-time Wilmington optometrist Dr. George Martin was killed in a crash yesterday in Missouri, leaving a community in mourning. Full story...
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Documents show Wilmington 10 prosecutor sought 'KKK' jury

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In an extraordinary discovery, the 40-year-old case files of the prosecuting attorney in the two 1972 Wilmington Ten criminal trials not only document how he sought to impanel, according to his own written jury selection notes, mostly White “KKK” juries to guarantee convictions, but also to keep Black men from serving on both juries. Full story...
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Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition coming to North Carolina

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Titanic, the ship of dreams, still fascinates anyone who has heard the tragic tale, even 100 years after an iceberg sent the now-legendary ship to the bottom of the icy North Atlantic. Starting September 29, visitors to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences can follow that fateful voyage, take on the identity of a passenger, touch an iceberg and see more than 200 artifacts recovered from the broken ship's debris field two-and-a-half miles beneath the surface. Full story...
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Wilmington imam says faith is powerful; violence not the answer

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video The death of a United States ambassador and three other Americans has the spotlight back on Islam. Full story...
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UPDATE: US officials probing possibility that Libya attack was to mark 9/11 anniversary

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U.S. officials say the Obama administration is investigating whether the assault on the U.S. consulate in Libya was a planned terrorist strike to mark the anniversary of 9/11, and not a spontaneous mob enraged over a anti-Islamic YouTube video Full story...
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Notre Dame to ACC in all sports but football

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Notre Dame is leaving the Big East for the Atlantic Coast Conference in all sports but football. The move allows the Irish to maintain football independence, while the ACC is making an exception to its all-or-nothing requirement for schools to be full members. Full story...
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AMBER ALERT: Kennedy F. McLaurin

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The Goldsboro Police Department is searching for a missing child: Kennedy Fitzgerald McLaurin. Kennedy Fitzgerald McLaurin is a 16-year-old Black male, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 135 pounds. He has black hair, and brown eyes. Possibly wearing blue jeans and unknown shirt. Full story...
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Tips for planning your dream wedding

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video Bangz Hair Salon is hosting a free wedding expo to help you plan your dream wedding. Watch the full, live interview for a sneak peak and all the details. Full story...
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