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Archive - Feb 20, 2013

WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Feb. 20

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videoKeith Rendleman is now the all-time leading rebounder at UNCW. Rendleman broke Brian Rowsom's record in a setback against Old Dominion. In high school hoops conference tournament week continues with a come from behind victory for the Whiteville boys and a decisive win for the Whiteville girls. Full story...
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Building History: Burgwin-Wright House

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videoIt's a house that pre-dates the US. One Wilmington landmark traces its roots back to the Revolutionary War and beyond. The Burgwin-Wright House is this week's edition of Building History. Full story...
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Medical marijuana bill defeated by NC House panel

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A bill that would legalize medical marijuana possession and use in North Carolina has been rejected by a legislative committee. Full story...
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New NC Emergency Management director is agency vet

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Officials have promoted a deputy director to run North Carolina Emergency Management. Michael Sprayberry will take over his new job immediately. He was named to the post Wednesday by Department of Public Safety Secretary Kieran Shanahan. Full story...
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Southport aldermen discuss open city manager position

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videoThe Southport Board of Aldermen held a special session Wednesday night to discuss potential replacements for City Manager Pat Thomas, and it appears they have already swung and missed on one candidate. Full story...
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StarNews: Goolsby files bill to combat sex trafficking in N.C.

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videoA bill filed in the state Senate Wednesday by a local senator would require those convicted of human trafficking, or pimps, to register as sex offenders. Full story...
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Progress made on Kure Beach oceanfront park

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video The road is open and the swings are up at Kure Beach's new oceanfront park, which is next to the pier along Atlantic Avenue. The park will offer a pavilion, restrooms and a children's play area. It's set to be completed by next winter. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Head-on collision shuts down Castle Hayne Road

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department responded to a head-on collision earlier tonight on Castle Hayne Road and North Kerr Avenue. The accident happened when a sedan collided with an SUV. Both drivers were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Full story...
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Couple says Kure Beach building inspector's vendetta stalling dream home

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video A Wilmington couple spent months building their dream home in Kure Beach. They were happy to finally complete the house late last year, but they say their struggle with the town's building inspector has left the house empty and their blood boiling. Full story...
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Wilmington moving forward with pedestrian bridge near UNCW

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video Wilmington City Council is moving forward with plans to try and make crossing a busy street a lot safer. Concern from UNCW staff has the city looking at giving pedestrians a path over South College Rd. instead of across it. Full story...
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