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Archive - Jan 9, 2013

NC critic to challenge Duke Energy merger in court

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A group critical of the merger that made Charlotte-based Duke Energy Corp. the country's largest electric company says it will seek to undo or revise the deal in a North Carolina appeals court. Full story...
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UNC's athletics plan includes focus on compliance

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North Carolina's athletic department has released a three-year strategic plan for the 28-sport program, including a focus on concerns that developed following an NCAA investigation of the football program in 2010. Full story...
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Panthers hire Giants' David Gettleman as new GM

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The Carolina Panthers have hired New York Giants senior pro personnel analyst David Gettleman as their new general manager. Full story...
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Bonds, Clemens rejected; no one elected to Baseball Hall

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Steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa have been denied entry to baseball's Hall of Fame with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades. Full story...
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NC lawmakers greeted by another newcomer: McCrory

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The leadership for the new North Carolina General Assembly session is now set. Full story...
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CFCC alerts students to incident on campus

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video Cape Fear Community College has alerted students and staff to an incident that happened at the downtown Wilmington campus yesterday. Full story...
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New Hanover schools to undergo safety review

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The New Hanover County Board of Education will spend up to $200,000 for a security and safety review of all 47 buildings in the district. Full story...
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Home construction continues to grow in New Hanover County

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video According to the latest construction activity report from the New Hanover County Development Services Center, the largest project permitted in December was a $7.6 million multi-family apartment complex on Cedar Lane in Wilmington. The second largest project was a private aircraft hangar at 1859 Dolan Drive, at a cost of $1 million. Full story...
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Feds to hold public meeting in Wilmington for wind farming talks

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The Obama administration is holding public meetings as it gauges commercial interest in wind farms off North Carolina's northern Outer Banks and Cape Fear. Full story...
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Today's headlines from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice'

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video Get the inside scoop on hot issues in Pender County before others get the story from the paper. Full story...
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Home invasion overnight in Wilmington

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video Police say an invasion at college students' home in Wilmington overnight may be drug-related. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Jan. 8

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videoOn Tuesday night we had high school hoops from Shallotte, Boiling Spring Lakes and Wilmington. The boys basketball team at South Columbus is on a roll. Pharoah McKever led the Stallions to a 22 point victory on Tuesday with an 18 point effort. The UNCW women's basketball team snapped an eight game losing streak. Plus more! Full story...
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City Council tackles parking issues

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video Wilmington City Council looked at the issue of parking in the city, passing an ordinance to spend just over $130,000 to pay operating expenses and help city parking decks pay debt. The council also addressed the parking deck on Water street Full story...
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New Hanover Co. parents, students push for junior varsity lacrosse

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videoAbout a hundred parents and students, many spinning lacrosse sticks, crowded the New Hanover County Board of Education meeting room tonight. They were all there to rally for junior varsity lacrosse teams in New Hanover County high schools. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. school board could ask voters for $284 million

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videoVoters in New Hanover County could face another decision on a bond referendum come November. This time, it is the county schools that could be asking for as much as $284 million. Full story...
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