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Archive - Apr 10, 2013

DOT to hold meeting on closing S. 3rd Street for months

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videoThe North Carolina Department of Transportation is considering a $2.4 million project that would shut down part of 3rd Street in Wilmington. The DOT says it needs to replace an aging pipe under 3rd Street and South Front Street. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - April 10

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videoIt's now 15 days before the NFL Draft. Cooper is expected to be a first round selection. On Wednesday the NFL released the names of the 23 draftees who will attend the draft in person on April 25th. Cooper will be in NY. The Topsail baseball and softball teams were victorious on Wednesday. Plus more! Full story...
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Randy to the Rescue: Adding some color to your garden

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video Azaleas are the star of this show this weekend but in a few weeks, they will shed their flowers. If you're looking for add some color in your garden with flowers that will last throughout the spring and summer, Randy to the Rescue has some tips for you. Full story...
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UPDATE: Cause of fire near Isabel Holmes Bridge electrical

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video The fire on Point Harbor Road, just across the Isabel Holmes Bridge has been contained. New Hanover County and Wilmington Fire Departments responded to the fire. According to New Hanover County spokesman Charles Smith, the cause of the fire was electrical. Full story...
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Berger nixes UNC campus closings in Senate budget

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The top leader of the North Carolina Senate says he doesn't envision his chamber's state budget proposal will direct any closings of the University of North Carolina system's 17 campuses. Full story...
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Bill would bar sex-selection abortions in NC

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Several North Carolina House Republicans want to make it unlawful for abortion providers to knowingly perform the procedure on a pregnant woman if the gender of the fetus played a significant factor in seeking the abortion. Full story...
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Arts class mandate for NC diploma OK'd by House

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The North Carolina House has agreed public school students should be required to get some culture before getting a high school diploma. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. deputies search for woman wanted on drug charges

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Deputies in Brunswick County are asking for help finding a woman wanted for drug-related crimes. Jamie Melissa Lynn Robinson, 22, of Bolivia, is wanted on several counts, including possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver Oxycodone, selling and delivering drugs and intimidating a state's witness. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Family of accident victim looks for answers

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videoThe family of a Columbus County man killed in a single-car crash says there's much more to the story. They say his truck was not the only vehicle involved, and now they are looking for answers. Full story...
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Wave Transit to offer shuttles for Azalea Festival Parade

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In an effort to alleviate traffic congestion and ease parking concerns for the 2013 Azalea Festival Parade, Wave Transit will be providing express shuttles from Independence Mall to Downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Historic Home Tour: Donald MacRae House

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The Donald MacRae House is a beautiful Queen Anne style home located at 3rd and Dock streets. It's hard to miss, and it's part of this year's Azalea Festival Historic Home Tour. Full story...
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Historic Home Tour: Triyonis House

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videoOne of the stops on this year's Azalea Festival Historic Home Tour is a small home that's big on comfort. The Tryionis House, built in 1922, is welcoming from porch to patio. Full story...
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Bill would require license for mopeds in NC

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video Mopeds are a popular and efficient way for many drivers to get from point A to point B. But a proposed bill in the North Carolina House of Representatives could reduce the number of moped drivers on the streets. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington-shot music video shares powerful message

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videoIt's a music video with meaning. You won't see any blinged out rockers, or decked out divas, but you will see the story of a girl with a disability who just wants to fit in, and it was made here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Queen crowned to open 66th Azalea Festival

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videoQueen Azalea has been crowned, and the Azalea Festival is officially underway. Hundreds of people came out on this beautiful day to watch Jennifer Wayne's crowning moment. Full story...
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