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Archive - Nov 2013

Festival in the Park kicks off Holiday Flotilla

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videoThe parade of boats lit up and decorated for the North Carolina Holiday Flotilla and Fireworks attracts folks to Wrightsville Beach every year. Full story...
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Local store owners say shopping small has big benefits

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videoEvery year, big box stores offer doorbuster deals to shoppers on Black Friday. But local Mom and Pop stores say shopping small just a day later has bigger benefits. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - Nov. 29

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videoHoggard was unable to hold onto the lead in the third round of the high school football state playoffs on Friday. James Kenan knocked Whiteville out of the playoffs. The Tigers will play Wallace-Rose Hill next. Both UNCW basketball teams lost on Friday. The Seahawk men lost at home. The Seahawk women lost in Cancun against former UNCW coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke and the USC Trojans. Full story...
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UPDATE: Enchanted Airlie tickets sell out fast so get them early

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videoThe lights turned on and the tickets sold out fast at the opening of Enchanted Airlie at Airlie Gardens in Wilmington Friday. The annual event starts up the festive celebrations for many, and this year you can expect even more. Full story...
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Christmas trees light up in Downtown Wilmington and at Mayfaire

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videoThe countdown is complete, the lights are lit! Hundreds of kids of all ages showed up to the 4th annual Holiday Tree Lighting in downtown Wilmington Friday night. Full story...
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NTSB: Plane crashed on its way to Duplin airport

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videoA preliminary report released on Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety Board sheds new light into the final minutes of a plane crash that killed a Marine Major. Full story...
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Wilmington women arrested for theft in Jacksonville

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videoA pair of Wilmington women spent at least part of Thanksgiving in jail after Jacksonville Police say they stole more than $6,000 worth of merchandise this week. Full story...
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Wilmington-shot 'Christmas in Conway' airs Sunday on WWAY and ABC

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videoGet in the Christmas spirit Sunday when Wilmington takes on a starring role in the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie "Christmas in Conway." It airs Sunday at 9 p.m. on WWAY NewsChannel 3 and ABC. The movie, starring Mary-Louise Parker, Andy Garcia and Mandy Moore, shot in Wilmington in August. Full story...
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Community discussions on gang problem continue Monday

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videoThe City of Wilmington continues its series of meetings on gangs with its third community conversation Monday night. Full story...
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Cold crowd gathers for hot discs on Record Store Day

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videoBig box stores were not the only spots with lines out the door this Black Friday. Gravity Records on Castle Street in Wilmington featured limited edition music that drew a crowd for what is called Record Store Day. Full story...
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New SC-NC boundary could move retailer

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A Gastonia businessman is worried that his store in South Carolina will soon be a store in North Carolina. Full story...
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NC officials say 2013 Christmas tree crop top-rate

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Some Christmas tree growers have already opened for business in North Carolina, and agriculture officials say consumers will be picking from one of the best crops in recent years. Full story...
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New roof rescues Wilmington woman's hopes in time for the holidays

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videoGiving thanks is a big part of the holiday season, especially on Thanksgiving Day, and one longtime Wilmington resident spent this one with no fear of a rain storm. We take you to the new and improved home where we found Florence Warren, our Roof Rescue Contest winner, who says she is exceptionally thankful this year. Full story...
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NC labor activists protest low wages at Walmart

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North Carolina labor activists say they're protesting the social cost of Wal-Mart's low prices. Protests aimed at getting the retailing giant to pay more are planned Friday at Wal-Mart stores in Raleigh and nearby Clayton as holiday shoppers crowd in looking for bargains. Full story...
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Black Friday frenzy at Independence Mall

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video It’s Black Friday and retailers are pulling out all the stops to get shoppers in the stores and a jump start on holiday shopping. Full story...
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