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Archive - Apr 18, 2013

EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: 14th Annual Cape Fear Community College Boat Show

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video The 14th Annual Cape Fear Community College Boat Show is coming up on Saturday. Custom-made boats and watercraft of all types will be on display throughout the day in Downtown Wilmington. Our George Elliott dropped by to find out what you can expect this weekend. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Giant bird on the loose in Masonboro Sound area

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video UPDATE: New Hanover County Sheriff's Spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says Animal Services provided assistance to the bird's owner and that the bird died of stress and exhausted. . Wilmington Police have been chasing an unlikely suspect along Masonboro Sound Road. They describe him as being about five feet tall, covered in feathers and quick on his feet. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - April 18

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videoOn Thursday Hoggard defeated Laney in girls high school soccer. The victory vaults the Vikings into first place in the Mideastern Conference. The 2013 NFL regular season schedule is set. The Carolina Panthers will open at home against Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks. Plus more! Full story...
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DOT holds public meeting on 3rd Street closure

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videoThe Department of Transportation held a meeting Wednesday, at City Hall, to talk to the public about possibly closing part of 3rd Street in Wilmington next year. Full story...
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Man in jail after being shot in leg

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videoA Wilmington man is in jail after being shot in the leg this afternoon in the Port City. Full story...
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Berger hotel claim checks out, but commissioner absent ahead of censure, amotion debate

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video New Hanover County Commissioners met this afternoon to prepare for Monday's meeting, where they plan to discuss ousting Brian Berger. Full story...
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Catlin, Millis sponsor bill to change film incentive law

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videoA bill filed in the state House could make it harder for North Carolina to bring big productions to Hollywood East. Full story...
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Raleigh police charge animal shelter volunteer with molesting dogs

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Seadon Collins Etienne Henrich of Zebulon was charged with four felony counts of crime against nature and three felony counts of disseminating obscenity, according to arrest warrants filed Thursday at the Wake County Magistrate's Office. Full story...
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FBI releases images of 2 men at Boston Marathon

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video The FBI has released photos of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings and is asking for the public's help in identifying them. Full story...
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HBO movie shot in Wilmington debuts this weekend

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videoA Wilmington-shot movie makes its premiere this weekend. "Mary and Martha" debuts Saturday night on HBO. Full story...
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Wilmington Riverwalk to get repairs

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videoWilmington's downtown Riverwalk is undergoing construction for the next four months as part of the city's five-year infrastructure improvement plan. Full story...
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Whiteville residents band together to fight crime

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videoResidents in part of Whiteville are meeting tonight to talk about the rise of crime in their area. Some residents say Whiteville is the best little city in the US. But over the past several weeks the city has seen an increase in crime that has some concerned citizens taking action. Full story...
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Homeowner charged with setting fire that destroyed house

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videoPender County Sheriff's deputies have charged the owner of home destroyed by fire last night with setting the blaze. Full story...
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Video gives behind-the-scenes look at 'Iron Man 3'

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video"Iron Man 3" premiers nationwide in two weeks. Now we're getting a behind-the-scenes look at the film shot in and around Wilmington last year. Full story...
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McCrory announces transportation funding overhaul

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Gov. Pat McCrory wants a new transportation funding model that directs more money to projects that he says will grow North Carolina's economy. Full story...
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