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Archive - Sep 13, 2012

WWAY's Thursday night sports - Sept. 13

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video On Thursday we checked out high school soccer action at two different venues in Wilmington... We let our football fans know about the next opponent for Ashley High. That'll be Fairmont High and they'll be playing shorthanded on Friday night due to a handful of suspensions... Plus more ! Full story...
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Homeowners watchful after string of robberies in River's Edge neighborhood

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video River's Edge homeowners are on edge after a string of robberies in their neighborhood off of Independence Boulevard. The victims appear to be targeted. Neighbors say the thieves seem to know when people leave their house as well as the layouts of the homes. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: DSS cuts daycare help for hundreds of families

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video Bad news is waiting in the mailbox for many families in New Hanover County. The Department of Social Services is dropping 288 children from its Childcare Subsidy Program. Full story...
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County continues conversation on Covanta incinerator plan

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New Hanover County Commissioners talked trash again today. They discussed a contract with Covanta Energy to refurbish the county's trash incinerator. At a cost to the county of about $32 million, Covanta is proposing a 20-year commitment to re-furbish and run what was formerly known as WASTEC. Full story...
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Jury deliberates in Bryant murder case

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video After weeks in court, the Craig Bryant murder trial in Brunswick County has finally wrapped up. Now the jury must decide Bryant's fate. Full story...
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Romney to begin receiving intelligence briefings

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is expected to begin receiving regular intelligence briefings from the Obama administration in the coming days. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. DA requests death penalty in Scott murder

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The New Hanover County District Attorneys office decided it will seek the death penalty against Andrew Bernard Adams. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach mayor supports off-shore wind energy

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Wrightsville Beach Mayor David Cignotti says he supports the production of off-shore wind energy. The group Environment North Carolina is pushing to extend federal tax credits for wind projects set to expire at the end of the year. Full story...
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FDA says muscle, joint pain creams can cause burns

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The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about rare chemical burns reported by people using popular pain relief products like Bengay, Icy Hot and Flexall. Full story...
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American Legion Post 10 donates flags to New Hanover County Schools

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Wilmington's American Legion Post 10 will donate more than 50 American flags to New Hanover County Schools for classrooms, libraries and media centers. The veterans group will make the donation at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting. Full story...
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Couple charged after deputy breaks shoulder during arrest attempt

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A Fairmont man is in jail charged with assaulting and injuring a Bladen County Sheriff's deputy yesterday. The Sheriff's Office says Dep. Kenny Simmons broke his shoulder in four places and will require surgery. Full story...
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Two more rabies cases reported in New Hanover County

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Two more cases of rabies have been confirmed in New Hanover County raising the total number of cases this year to 17. Full story...
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McAdoo appeals dismissed lawsuit against NCAA, UNC

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Former University of North Carolina football player Michael McAdoo wants to reinstate his lawsuit against the Chapel Hill school, its chancellor, and the NCAA. Full story...
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$6 rabies vaccines available in Brunswick Co. Saturday

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From Southport to Leland, there are several locations offering $6 rabies vaccinations for your pets Saturday. Full story...
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Lifetime pilot shooting in Wilmington

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The Wilmington Regional Film Commission says another production is shooting in Wilmington. "Witches Of East End," starring Julia Ormond, is a new pilot for Lifetime produced by Fox 21. Production offices are opening this week with the 10-day shoot scheduled for mid-October. Full story...
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