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Archive - Jan 29, 2013

Azalea Festival names winner of Facebook tagline contest

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video The North Carolina Azalea Festival has a new way to describe the annual event that's become a staple of Wilmington culture: Southern Charm in Full Bloom. Full story...
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BUCKLEY'S BLOG: High winds, severe storms possible Wednesday

January warmth often comes at a cost, and we'll be liable to pay up tomorrow night.

REMINDER: City of Wilmington holding MLK Parade debriefing meeting tonight

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video The city would like to invite you and other downtown stakeholders to attend a debriefing regarding the MLK parade held tonight. Full story...
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Fire crews put out hot spots after flames engulf multiple buildings

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video New Hanover County fire crews worked to put out all hotspots hours after a fire sparked at an office building on Murrayville Road Monday night. Full story...
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Bradshaw out as Ports Authority executive director

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video Tom Bradshaw is out as executive director of the NC State Ports Authority, an official confirmed on Monday. Ports authority spokeswoman Laura Blair said Bradshaw no longer works for the NC Department of Transportation, but provided no other information. Full story...
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Hagan seeks approval of Violence Against Women Act

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US Sen. Kay Hagan says there's an urgent need for Congress to approve the bill that reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act. Full story...
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NC Education Lottery makes latest revenue transfer

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The NC Education Lottery has made its second transfer of lottery revenues to the state for fiscal 2013. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Sheriff steamed after deputy caught showing off in patrol car

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is spending his days off this week wondering when and if he can go back to work. The sheriff says he's launched an investigation of the deputy who decided to show off in his patrol car over the weekend. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Jan. 28

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videoOn Monday the Laney boys basketball team picked up their first win of the season. Laney defeated New Bern. Laney also won the girls game. Unfortunately, the UNCW men's basketball team did not have similar results. Buzz Peterson's squad suffered their second home loss of the season. James Madison beat UNCW 63-56 at Trask Coliseum. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: David says his office 'monitoring' jail beating case

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video Last week, WWAY broke the story of Joshua Ward, who was badly beaten in the Bladen county jail. Former jailer Marcus Hubbard told us that kind of violence is nothing new at the Bladen county jail. He said his complaints would often times fall on deaf ears. Full story...
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