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Archive - Mar 20, 2013

FIRST ON 3: Onslow Co. deputy resigns after traffic incident in SC

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videoAn Onslow County Sheriff's deputy has been resigned after video surfaced online of a traffic accident in South Carolina. Full story...
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BUILDING HISTORY: Brunswick Town

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video Today’s building history might be a little light on building, but there is plenty of history in Brunswick Town. “Brunswick Town started in 1726 by Col. Maurice Moor, his brother Roger started Orton plantation in 1725, Full story...
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McCrory budget proposal would cripple CFCC Marine Tech program

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videoGovernor McCrory unveiled his state budget proposal today and it doesn't bode well for Cape Fear Community College's Marine Tech program. The proposal only allocates $344,000 to the program, only half of what it takes to operate on an annual basis. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - March 20

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videoOn Wednesday the Cleveland Cavaliers did more than test the Miami Heat. Miami overcame a 27 point deficit to keep the second longest NBA streak in history alive. The UNCW baseball team is also streaking. The Seahawks beat Charleston Southern on Wednesday. Former New Hanover track standout Jermaine Jones recently won an individual national championship. Plus more! Full story...
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Legislators elect next class to serve on UNC board

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The General Assembly has elected its next class of 16 people to serve on the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. Full story...
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Women to NC lawmakers: We will fight abortion bill

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Activists are telling North Carolina lawmakers they will fight legislation requiring doctors who provide abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines killed in training exercise identified

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The military has released the names of seven Marines who died in a mortar explosion during a training exercise in Nevada. The victims range in age from 19 to 26. They were part of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force in Camp Lejeune, N.C. Full story...
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Sheriff fires CSI deputy for violating policies, procedures

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video A New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is off the job. Sheriff Ed McMahon fired Deputy Victoria McNally Walsh, who was a part of the Crime Scene Investigation Unit. Full story...
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McIntyre announces $310,032 in federal funds for Surf City Volunteer Fire Department

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Congressman Mike McIntyre announced Wednesday that the Surf City Volunteer Fire Department has received $310,032 in federal funds for operations and safety improvements. Full story...
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Pender County animal shelter fails inspection report

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video Complaints are mounting about problems at the Pender County Animal Shelter. Allegations include theft of county property, misuse of donated materials, abuse of animals and other misconduct. Full story...
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All-District awards announced for basketball

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The 2012-2013 high school basketball season is over. Postseason awards are now being passed out on the district level for boys and girls. Full story...
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Belk kicks off 125th birthday celebration

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videoBelk is celebrating its 125th birthday with 125 days of service... and then some. During a breakfast party at Mayfaire this morning, the nation's largest independent department store honored the big day by announcing a year-long initiative to give back to the community. Full story...
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Former Kure Beach commissioner appointed to committee, drug charges dismissed

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videoA former Kure Beach commissioner who once faced drug charges is back in public service. Barry Nelder is now an alternate member of the town's Stormwater and Environmental Committee. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Pender sheriff discusses deputy's DWI charge

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videoAfter firing a deputy involved in an alleged drunk driving crash yesterday, Pender County Sheriff Carson Smith wants to make sure nothing like that happens again. Full story...
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McCrory stresses reserves in 1st NC budget plan

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videoGov. Pat McCrory's first two-year budget proposal for North Caroilna state government is heavy on setting aside money for emergencies, building repairs and Medicaid and light on creating new programs. Full story...
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