Archive - Oct 2, 2013
Haywood County farmers get permission to kill elk
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 11:08pm.

North Carolina wildlife managers have given farmers in Haywood County the go-ahead to shoot and kill elk found on their land.

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Fewer acorns mean more bears roaming western NC
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 11:06pm.

A poor acorn crop in the higher elevations has led to more bear sightings in western North Carollna valleys, with experts saying the increased activity likely will last into the winter.

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Attempted robbery ends in gunshots
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 10:59pm.

A man was shot during an attempted robbery in Wilmington Wednesday. Lt. Obbie Blanton with the Wilmington Police Department said it happened around 9 p.m. at 8th and Dawson Streets.

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BUILDING HISTORY: Hall's Drug Store
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 10:59pm.

video "In 1901 my grandfather had just gotten out of Pharmacy school, he opened up Hall's Drug store.” Alex Hall told us.

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Police: Lilac Court murder victim shot to death
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 10:51pm.

videoA Wilmington man is dead after police say he was murdered in his home last night. Neighbors say the 51-year-old man moved into in the Village at Greenfield apartment complex within the past year and lived alone.

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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - October 2
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 10:10pm.

videoOn Wednesday we attended "Media Day" for the UNC Wilmington men's basketball team. Three local players will be on this year's squad. The Hoggard-New Hanover football game is just two days away. We previewed the big game in our sports segment. Laney captured our team of the week award. Plus more!

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Coaching staff overhaul has Seahawks ready to soar
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 9:24pm.

video After years of struggling both on and off the court is this the year that Buzz’s boys put all that behind them and turn the UNCW men’s basketball program around.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Shake-up at Roger Bacon Academy
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 9:16pm.

According to multiple sources, Mark Cramer, headmaster and CEO of the Roger Bacon Academy was recently terminated. We called the academy twice to ask if they could confirm his departure and to talk with founder Baker Mitchell. Office Manager Jill Applewhite hung up on us twice.

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