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Archive - 2012

Santa surprise at Fort Fisher Aquarium

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videoSanta was in an unlikely visitor in the tank at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. The man in the red suit traveled all the way down from the north pole to take a dive at the aquarium. Though the kids could not squeeze in any last minute request through the thick glass, they were happy to almost touch hands with Mr. Claus himself. Full story...
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Flu in NC: Deadliest year in a decade

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North Carolina health officials say it's the worst flu season in a decade, with 12 flu-related deaths reported so far. Full story...
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Teen killed in accidental shooting

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A Johnston County man is facing charges in a shooting that left a teenager dead. Full story...
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Brunswick County traffic stop uncovers heroin

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videoTwo men were arrested after agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office found multiple bags of marijuana, heroin, and drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop. Full story...
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Candlelight vigil for Alma Lawson brings hope to community

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videoThe CUE Center for Missing Persons held a candlelight vigil at St. Phillips church in Wilmington this weekend in honor of Alma Lawson, 83-years-old, who has been missing since November 4th. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: The Big Snow

A storm system moving across the Florida peninsula and along the Southern Atlantic Coast produced high winds and record snows along the Carolina coast in 1989.

Reckless driving leads to heroin bust

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videoJayqwon Rontell Canty, age 23, of Wilmington and a passenger ran a four-wheeler off 900 Greenfield Street Friday evening. Wilmington police officers began preparing citations for reckless operation of a motor vehicle and no helmet, while another officer ran the vehicle identification number. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - Dec. 21

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videoDue to the holidays, Friday night was a light night for high school basketball in our region. We did manage to find hoops in Wilmington and Hampstead, but it wasn't a good night for the home teams. Full story...
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How are fiscal cliff talks affecting your spending?

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videoWith legislators deadlocked as usual, many are worried about a fall over the fiscal cliff. But that's in Washington. What about here at home? We went out to see how the fiscal cliff is affecting Christmas in our town. Full story...
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Holiday travel rush gets underway

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videoWe are just four days from Christmas. That means the holiday travel season is in full swing. The kids are out of school. Parents are off work. All that's left now is the long ride home for the holidays. AAA says whether it's by train, plane, or automobile more than 93 million Americans are heading home for the holidays. Full story...
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