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Archive - Jul 2013

Locals react to study that says sea levels on the rise

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video Scientists say rising temperatures worldwide could soon lead to rising tides in and around the Port City. Residents are concerned and so are scientists. They say it could happen as early as 2030. Full story...
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Wilmington man honors wife one year after death in boating accident

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video Ed and Barbara Pierce and two friends were sailing after dark when they hit a concrete platform, killing Barbara. Now, Ed has made it his mission to get the platform marked or destroyed. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - July 31

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videoPost 10 needed a comeback in order to win the state title for legion baseball. The Wilmington based squad waited until the ninth inning, but that was enough to hold off Kernersville. Check out WWAY's coverage from Wilson! Pender High has a new girls head basketball coach. A Wilmington youth basketball team recently won a national title. Plus more! Full story...
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Court-martial opens for officer on murder charges

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Soldiers who served under an 82nd Airborne Division lieutenant have testified that the officer ordered members of his platoon to shoot any Afghans they saw on motorcycles during a patrol last summer Full story...
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NC murder suspect rejects deal from assistant DA

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A Kings Mountain man accused of first-degree murder has rejected a plea deal that would have led to at least 13 years in prison. Full story...
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NC agency suspends license of abortion clinic

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An Asheville abortion clinic has had its license suspended by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services over what the agency calls violations of existing rules. Full story...
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Suspect in church break-in says he was framed

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videoA man accused of robbing a Wilmington church last night says he was framed. Just before 10 p.m. police responded to a breaking and entering at Emmanuel Temple Church. That's where they found James Davis in an alley way an arrested him for stealing from the church. Full story...
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Woman charged in stabbing death of boyfriend

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video A woman has been charged in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. The District Attorney's office says Phiffany Bellamy is charged with the murder of Derrick Howard. The DA's office also tells us Bellamy's five-year-old child was a witness to the crime that happened last Thursday night in Chadbourn. Full story...
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New wine bistro headed to Downtown Wilmington

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video Downtown Wilmington will soon be getting a new restaurant. Perkeo is moving into the space that once was home to Deluxe. Full story...
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Study: Sea level rise could impact Wilmington in next few decades

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video Rising temperatures worldwide could soon lead to rising tides in and around the Port City. A recent study by the National Academy of Sciences says sea level is on the rise and unless we change the way we do things today there may not be a way to stop it. Full story...
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Wilmington Post 10 wins second straight state title

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videoA ninth inning rally led Wilmington Post 10 to its second straight state title this afternoon. It's the tenth state championship for Post 10. Full story...
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UNC, ECU highlight UNCW hoops schedule

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Buzz Peterson is going home. The UNCW men's basketball coach will take his team to his alma mater this year, as the Seahawks take on UNC in Chapel Hill New Year's Eve. Full story...
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Sunset Beach to hold special meeting on beach safety

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Sunset Beach leaders will hold a special meeting next week to discuss about beach safety. The town council has scheduled the meeting for Monday at 3 p.m. at Town Hall. Full story...
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NC law takes effect banning e-cigarettes to minors

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videoAt North Carolina smoke shops and other retailers, the warning signs are going up. A law banning the sale of e-cigarettes to minors takes effect Thursday. Full story...
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NC Coastal Land Trust and Orton Plantation announce conservation at Allen's Creek

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A conservation easement that protects approximately 2 ½ miles of critical habitat along Allen’s Creek at Orton Plantation has been completed by the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust and Orton Plantation Holdings, LLC. which is owned by conservation philanthropist Louis Bacon. Full story...
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