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Archive - Feb 14, 2013

Explore with George: 'Safe Haven' premiers, Southport residents excited

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video It's the moment many folks in Southport have been waiting for, today's the day Safe Haven finally hits screens nationwide. WWAY's George Elliott went down to the Southport Community Center to have a part in the party. Full story...
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StarNews: New Hanover ABC board seeks pay increase

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The New Hanover County Alcohol Beverage Control Board is requesting a significant salary increase for its board members, proposing a doubling of the chairman's monthly compensation to $300 and a $100 increase – to $250 a month – for the board's four other members. Full story...
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NCDOT to issue driver licenses for immigrants who qualify

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The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) today announced that it will soon begin issuing driver licenses and identification cards to applicants qualified under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The DACA program grants work permits to immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children. Full story...
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Man charged with 2nd DWI this year after car hits building

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videoWilmington Police were dispatched to Wrightsville Ave. last night where a vehicle crashed into an office building. Full story...
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Woman arrested for $73,000 in counterfeit cash

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video Investigators in Brunswick County have charged a woman with having thousands of dollars in funny money. After months of searching deputies began working with the secret service to find Luann Simmons. Full story...
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American, US Air merger could bring more options, higher fares to ILM

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video It is official. American Airlines and US Airways plan to merge and create the world's biggest airline. So what does this mean for air travelers at Wilmington International Airport? Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: WPD adds first female K-9 officer

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department is proud to announce the selection of Officer Kendall Murphy as the first female K-9 officer in the department’s history. Full story...
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3 govs seek reconsideration of offshore oil, gas

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The Republican governors of Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina are appealing to the Obama administration's choice for interior secretary to open up waters off their states' coasts to gas and oil exploration. Full story...
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'Men in Pink' support breast cancer patients

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The "Men in Pink" are making a statement at Cape Fear Community College this Valentine's Day. Their pink clothes are a show of support for the Pretty in Pink Foundation. Full story...
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Marine charged with murder in death of infant son

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videoA Marine from Camp Lejeune has been charged with murder in the death of his 2-month-old son. Twenty-seven-year-old Sgt. Jordan Thomas King had been in jail on a count of child abuse after he brought his son to the Naval Hospital at Camp Lejeune last Friday. Full story...
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Celebrate life with 'Celebration of Flowers'

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video Lower Cape Fear Hospice hosts Celebration of Flowers in an effort to educate about their services, draw community support and celebrate life. Full story...
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Cape Fear Chordsmen deliver songs of love

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videoThe Cape Fear Chordsmen are spreading the love on Valentine's Day, surprising some special people with love songs. Full story...
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BUCKLEY'S BLOG: Sun is back; any flurry chances?

We've finally kicked our bad habit of clouds and showers, but as cupid brings us some sunshine our focus shifts toward cold weather concerns for the weekend.

WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Feb. 13

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videoNorth Carolina led at the half, but the Duke Blue Devils were able to bounce back with a solid second half effort to beat the Tar Heels 73-68 in Durham. On Wednesday in high school boys basketball the Whiteville boys and girls both won on the road against West Brunswick. Full story...
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Duke mascot head shows up atop UNC bookstore

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If students at UNC-Chapel Hill can't get inside the heads of their rivals at Duke University, they can at least say they got inside the head of the Blue Devil mascot. Full story...
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