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Archive - Sep 2012

Two stabbed at weekend party

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New Hanover County Sheriff's detectives say a large party off Sidbury Road led to a stabbing Friday. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. fires Parks Director Jim McDaniel

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WWAY has learned that New Hanover County has terminated Parks, Gardens and Senior Resources Director Jim McDaniel. Full story...

WHAT A VIEW...

Talk about a room with a view!

Lawyer for MacDonald witness speaks at NC hearing

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On a Friday in August 1979, Helena Stoeckley testified that she wasn't involved in the murders of the pregnant wife and daughters of then-Army Capt. Jeffrey MacDonald and that she didn't know where she was more than nine years earlier. Full story...
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Davis officially nominated to fill NC House seat

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A candidate for the North Carolina House has received the title "representative" before the fall election. New Hanover County Commissioner Ted Davis Jr. has been appointed to the House by Gov. Bev Perdue to succeed Rep. Danny McComas. Full story...
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82nd CAB helicopters arrive at Port of Wilmington after yearlong deployment

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Don't be surprised if you see a few dozen military helicopters over the Port City the next couple of weeks. They're on their way home from Afghanistan. Full story...
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Two Marines to be court-martialed in urination case

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The Marine Corps says it will court-martial two non-commissioned officers for allegedly urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters last year in Afghanistan and posing for unofficial photos with casualties. Full story...
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NC SAT scores decline again as more take exam

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North Carolina's average combined score on the SAT college-entrance exam fell again in 2012. The state Department of Public Instruction said Monday that average scores on each of the three sections fell by two points compared to 2011. Critical reading scores dropped to 491, math scores fell to 506 and writing dropped to 472. Full story...
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CIVITAS POLL: Obama, Biden lead Romney, Ryan in NC

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A new poll from the Civitas Institute found that the Democratic ticket of President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden is 4 percentage points ahead of the Republican slate — presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan. Full story...
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AG takes aim at foreclosure fraudsters in Wilmington and Charlotte

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video Three North Carolina companies that claim to help people win lower mortgage payments and save their homes from foreclosures are instead ripping off homeowners and must be shut down, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Monday. Full story...
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NY man drowns at Topsail Beach

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According to the Topsail Beach Police Department a 55-year-old New York man drowned Sunday afternoon off of Topsail Beach. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Woman dies in New Hanover Co. Jail

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says an inmate died overnight in the New Hanover County Detention Center. Full story...
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Carowinds shuts down WindSeeker for review

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The Carowinds amusement park on the North Carolina-South Carolina state line has shut down its new WindSeeker rides for safety checks. Full story...
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The 49th Annual Spot Festival

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video Get ready for good food, good music and good times in Hampstead. Watch the GMC interview previewing the Spot Festival. Full story...
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Search continues for escaped killer from NC prison

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North Carolina authorities continue to search for a 51-year-old man serving life sentences for murder and robbery who escaped while working on a prison farm. Full story...
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