Archive - Sep 24, 2012
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Sept. 24
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 10:39pm.

video On Monday night on WWAY we checked out the only player in the NFL who calls Bladen County home. Oakland's Desmond Bryant forced a fumble on Sunday that led to a turnover in Oakland's victory over Pittsburgh.... On Monday we also checked in with Trot Nixon. The WWAY 5th Quarter co-host played golf on Monday to help out with a local fundraiser.... Plus more !

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Maritime Memorial location up for debate
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 9:55pm.

video The city of Southport wants to pay tribute to its maritime heritage with a memorial. But after a public hearing, the proposed location may be sinking fast.

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SC's Haley speaks at Women for Romney event in NC
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 8:26pm.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has made her second trip to North Carolina in less than a week, this time to help Mitt Romney and urge women to focus on economic issues in the presidential election.

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AMBER ALERT: Girl last seen in Brunswick County
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 8:21pm.

The Carteret County Sheriff Office is searching for a missing child: Abigale Faith Lefevers. Her alleged abductor's last known location was US 17 in Brunswick County early Monday morning.

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GOP urges support for Wake school superintendent
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 8:06pm.

The board managing North Carolina's largest school system is locked in a new dispute that could spell the future of the superintendent hired by its former majority of tea-party conservatives.

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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Wilmington man has close ties to family feud between Hatfields and McCoys
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 7:53pm.

video The clash between the Hatfields and McCoys is the most well-known family feud in American history. It's a true tale: one of vengeance, courage and most importantly, family pride. The feud was between two families, who lived along the Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River. The Hatfields were from West Virginia, the McCoys from Kentucky. Their relentless rivalry began in the late 1800’s and stretched for decades.

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City considers options to protect Kenan Memorial Fountain
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 4:33pm.

video In Wilmington we enjoy our historical artifacts, from Historic Downtown to the Battleship North Carolina. But recently ninety-year-old Kenan Memorial Fountain has become the center of public debate.

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Play for Emily raises over $100,000
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 4:22pm.

The 7th annual "Play for Emily" took place on Monday at the Landfall Country Club. When Emily Ann Wade was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, Emily and her family were helped out by the Ronald McDonald House Charity.

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