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Archive - May 7, 2013

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - May 7

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videoOn Tuesday NC State knocked off UNCW in college baseball in Raleigh. The Seahawks lost 7-2 against the Wolfpack. Tyler Ptacek will not be coming to UNCW to play basketball for Buzz Peterson & the Seahawks. A Seahawk golfer has been named player of the year in the CAA. We had more than our fair share of high school sports. Plus more! Full story...
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Regional fight continues to move Brunswick County back into Wilmington's MSA

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videoThe regional fight continues in attempt to get Brunswick County back into Wilmington’s metropolitan statistical area, after the Office of Management and Budget announced its move to Myrtle Beach's MSA earlier this year. Full story...
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Council approves $86k for Smith Creek kayak launch

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videoWilmington City Council approved more than $86,000 to provide a local match for a state grant to build a kayak launch on Smith Creek. Full story...
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Pender High students called heroes after saving couple from burning home

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videoTwo Pender High School students are being called heroes after they helped save the lives of an elderly couple from a burning home Sunday morning. Full story...
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House bill relaxes rules for stadium alcohol sales

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A bill relaxing rules for selling beer to seated fans at North Carolina stadiums has passed the state House. Full story...
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NC House votes to bar sex-selective abortions

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House Republicans seeking to further restrict abortions in North Carolina have passed a bill barring the procedures on the basis of the gender of the fetus. Full story...
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NC House gives initial OK to repeal estate tax

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North Carolina's tax on a dead person's financial assets would be repealed in legislation approved by House members who say the estate tax hurts family-owned farms. Full story...
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Hendrick Automotive Group holds grand opening

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videoHendrick Toyota added the Scion brand a few months ago but the grand opening was Tuesday night. Celebrities were headlined by Hendrick associate Jeff Gordon, local folks mixed and mingled with the auto crowd. Full story...
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Republican plan would cut income tax, increase services taxed

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videoBig changes could be coming in the way you pay taxes. Senate Republicans are pushing for what would be the largest tax reform in the Tar Heel State since the Great Depression. Full story...
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North Carolina House bill exempts judges, clerks on gun rules

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Proposed legislation which would include an exemption for North Carolina's judges and clerks of court from limits on where they can carry concealed weapons passed the state House on Tuesday. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Vicky Baysden

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videoTeachers who care are a special part of a child's education, and this week our viewers nominated a great one. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Sheriff's Office searching for 17-year-old suspect

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 17-year-old male in connection with several Breaking and Entering and Larcenies that took place in April. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. school leaders approve change in school start times

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videoElementary school students in Brunswick county will start their school day an hour later than high school and middle school students in the 2013-14 school year. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. man ready to test homemade plane

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videoA Brunswick County man will take to the skies this weekend in a plane he built himself. We first introduced you to Norman Lewis last summer as he started his project. Now his plane is finished and ready for take off. Full story...
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Western half of NC told to be wary of flood threat

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Residents in parts of western North Carolina are either dealing with the aftereffects of heavy rains last weekend or being told to keep their eye on rising waters resulting from the downpours. Full story...
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