Archive - Jun 13, 2013
South Brunswick family celebrates life of fallen student
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:47pm.

video An entire community is in mourning following the tragic loss of a young man described as vibrant and uplifting.

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WWAY's Thursday night sports - June 13
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:13pm.

videoThe Arizona Cardinals wrapped up mini-camp on Thursday. Wilmington's Jonathan Cooper continues to be impressive on the offensive line. The US Open Golf Tournament has been plagued by two rain delays. The first round will be completed on Friday. The Wilmington Sharks had a comfortable lead on Thursday, but the lead evaporated once the bullpen took over. Miami beat San Antonio on Thursday. It's now 2-2 in the NBA Finals. Plus more!

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Non-profit pushing to bring human trafficking movie to Port City
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 06/13/2013 - 8:54pm.

video Human trafficking is a crime that happens across our world and right here in the Port City. A local non-profit is trying to spread awareness of this modern-day slavery through the movie 'Not Today.'

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NC State grad student's statistics project goes viral
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 06/13/2013 - 5:37pm.

videoIt's an age old question… soda or pop? Now a doctoral student at NC State University has mapped out what people call things from different areas for a statistics class project. The results have gone viral.

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Pender Co. fire departments merger will mean tax hike
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 06/13/2013 - 3:45pm.

video Pender County of residents could soon see a change in their emergency services. After a week of discussions Pender EMS and four other volunteer fire departments have tentatively agreed to merge.

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Suspects still at large after Creekwood shooting
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 06/13/2013 - 3:23pm.

videoPolice are searching for two or three men they believe are responsible for a shooting today in Wilmington. The shooting happened this morning in the 1000 of Emory Street in the Creekwood Community. Witnesses say it all started when a Toyota Solara pulled over to talk to a man on the street.

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'Eastbound & Down' shoots in downtown Wilmington
Submitted by IE on Thu, 06/13/2013 - 2:24pm.

videoHBO's "Eastbound & Down" is back in Hollywood East shooting its fourth and final season. The show's cast and crew used Pravda, a dance club on N. Front Street, and the Hilton hotel on Water Street as locations for the show today.

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New Hanover deputies ask for help finding missing teen
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:51am.

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding a missing 15-year-old boy. Ian Vanderhaar, a white male, approximately 6'0", 145 pounds, was last seen wearing a red shirt, plaid shorts, white sneakers and backpack. He was last seen Sunday at his grandmother's home in the 4800 block of Milford Rd.

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