Archive - Apr 18, 2013
Emergency management employees honor life of dispatcher
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 11:31pm.

video Employees with New Hanover County Emergency Management remembered the life of one of their own during a candlelight vigil Thursday night. Jeff Davis, 58, was a telecommunicator for the department for nearly two years. He died Tuesday from what is believed to be a heart attack.

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Wilmington man sentenced for heroin distribution
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 11:16pm.

video A Wilmington man was sentenced to 10 years in prison and five years of supervised release when he gets out.

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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: 14th Annual Cape Fear Community College Boat Show
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 10:57pm.

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.

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FIRST ON 3: Giant bird on the loose in Masonboro Sound area
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 10:47pm.

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.

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WWAY's Thursday night sports - April 18
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 10:36pm.

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!

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DOT holds public meeting on 3rd Street closure
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 9:36pm.

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.

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Man in jail after being shot in leg
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 7:29pm.

videoA Wilmington man is in jail after being shot in the leg this afternoon in the Port City.

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Berger hotel claim checks out, but commissioner absent ahead of censure, amotion debate
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 6:10pm.

video New Hanover County Commissioners met this afternoon to prepare for Monday's meeting, where they plan to discuss ousting Brian Berger.

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