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Archive - Mar 5, 2013

Former NFL star brings 'Freeze and Think' campaign to area schools

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NC native and NFL star Levar Fisher stops by WWAY before visiting area schools to promote good decisions and following your dreams.video Full story...
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Onslow Co. lawmaker says higher boat fees could pay for dredging

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videoA state senator is suggesting that money from higher boat registration fees should be used to pay for dredging North Carolina's coastal inlets. Full story...
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StarNews: Former Morning Star owner, publisher Rye Page Jr. dies

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Rinaldo B. “Rye” Page Jr., the owner and publisher of the Wilmington Morning Star and Sunday Star-News for two decades, died Monday afternoon at his home in Bal Harbour, Fla. He was 91. Full story...
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House Republican to discuss voter ID plans

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North Carolina House Republicans want to talk about how they'll go about creating legislation that would require citizens to show photo identification before voting in person. Full story...
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Campfire sparks larger outdoor fire in New Hanover Co.

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A campfire sparked a larger outdoor fire in New Hanover County overnight Monday. Full story...
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Detectives investigate after woman robbed at gunpoint in own front yard

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Detectives are investigating after a woman was robbed in her own front yard in a New Hanover County neighborhood early Tuesday. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: CFCC student excels in academics, volunteership

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video Cape Fear Community College student Malik Abdul-Rashid says he believes if he works hard enough, he can accomplish his greatest dreams. On an average day, you can find Malik walking from class to class on the CFCC campus. But in a short conversation with him, you'll discover he's no average student. With wisdom beyond his years, Malik says people should be thankful for every moment. Full story...
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Heart defect test mandate approved by NC House

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An inexpensive test to determine whether a newborn may have a heart defect is closer to being required in all North Carolina hospitals. Full story...
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Authorities: Officers kill armed fugitive in NC

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Authorities say an armed fugitive who jumped from the window of a Concord house and "confronted" law enforcement agents has been shot and killed. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - March 4

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videoOn Monday night on WWAY we provided a weekend recap of sports from around the region. This includes UNCW's impressive performance at the CAA Swimming & Diving Championships, UNCW baseball, high school wrestling state championship accolades and a salute to the only high school basketball team left in the state playoffs. On top of that we checked out the first woman ever to try out for an NFL team. Full story...
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