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Archive - Jan 15, 2013

Wilmington City Council approves funding for Water Street parking deck

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video The city council voted in favor of funding repairs to the Water Street parking deck. The ordinance was not unanimous “I just have a real problem spending $669,000 on something were going to tear down and I hope we tear down sooner not later, “ Council woman Laura Padgett thinks there are better uses for the property. “I think there are several ways to look at it, I would like to see at least some park space.” Full story...
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Allegiant pulling service between ILM and Orlando

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video Allegiant Air announced as of January 25, it will no longer provide non-stop service to Orlando, FL. Allegiant says its primary reason is that decreasing loads and future advanced bookings are not meeting their financial performance projections. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Jan. 15

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videoRussell Dove is the new head football coach at West Bladen High School. Dove replaces Joe Salas who recently left West Bladen in order to take over the football program at Lumberton High School. On Tuesday on WWAY we featured high school wrestling and high school basketball from Wilmington. Plus more! Full story...
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CFCC student to march in Inaugural Parade

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video A student from Cape Fear Community college will take part in the inaugural parade in Washington D.C. next week. After his swearing in Monday, President Obama will lead the parade down Pennsylvania Avenue. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Little info in hit and run that injured 12-year-old girl

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videoA late-night hit and run over the weekend left a Pender County girl in the hospital, but the details surrounding the accident are still unclear. Full story...
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NC college offers motor sports management as major

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Students at Belmont Abbey College may now graduate with a degree in motor sports management. Full story...
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Wilmington cracking down on sweepstakes parlors

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video Wilmington's Code Enforcement office is cracking down on sweepstakes parlors still up and running despite laws effectively stopping the businesses. Full story...
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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office mourns loss of one of its own

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook Monday that it is mourning the death of one of its detectives, Kyle Jones. Full story...
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'Twilight' helping put new roof on Forks library

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If you're trying to put a new roof on the library, it helps if your town is the setting for a popular book and movie series. Full story...
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NC gun-rights group sues Winston-Salem over policy

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A statewide gun-rights group is claiming the city of Winston-Salem is violating its Second Amendment rights through an ordinance banning concealed handguns in many of its city parks. Full story...
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Tickets running out for Southport 'Safe Haven' party

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video Tickets are running out for Southport's celebration for the premier of the movie "Safe Haven" that was shot in around the Brunswick County city last summer. Full story...
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Volunteers walk NC coast to save sea turtles

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video Volunteers along North Carolina's coast are walking through muck and going out on kayaks to rescue sea turtles that get stuck in sounds when the water turns cold, stunning them and leaving them helpless to save themselves. Full story...
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Perdue campaign spends $46K in final months

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Former North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue's campaign still had more than $1 million a few days before she left office. Full story...
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NAACP, others call on anti-poverty focus in NC

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North Carolina civil rights leaders say Republicans now leading state government have moral and constitutional reasons to make lifting people out of poverty their top priority. Full story...
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Person dies after being dragged in Asheville

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Asheville police are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was hit by three vehicles and then dragged about four miles. Full story...
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