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Archive - Jul 11, 2013

FIRST ON 3: Church trip chaperone accused of indecent liberties with kids

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video Arrest warrants say a Stanly County man who helped chaperone a church trip to Fort Caswell organized a game of strip poker with children. Full story...
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Woman bitten by shark in Holden Beach

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videoA woman was bitten apparently by a shark today while swimming at Holden Beach, according to Brunswick County Emergency Services Director Anthony Marzano. Full story...
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Walmart shopping center proposal approved by planning board

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video The New Hanover County Planning Board voted unanimously Thursday to move forward with a proposed shopping center in the Porters Neck area. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - July 11

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videoFormer Wilmington resident Cliff Drysdale will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame this weekend. Drysdale designed the tennis center at the Country Club of Landfall. The Wilmington Sharks lost on Thirsty Thursday night at the Shark Tank. The Cancer 4 Champions Basketball Tournament will tip off in New Hanover on Saturday. Plus more! Full story...
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NRC: Minor violation for missed NC nuke plant flaw

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Federal regulators say the shutdown of a North Carolina nuclear plant in May is leading Duke Energy to change some procedures after missing a tiny crack near the reactor core last year. Full story...
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NC lawmakers try to push budget, tax talks ahead

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Some Republican legislators are sticking around Raleigh a little longer this week to try to begin formal work on the North Carolina state budget and to hammer out a tax overhaul plan. House and Senate leaders both said they planned to keep meeting Friday even as rank-and-file members left Thursday. Full story...
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Detectors in NC hotels, motels approved by House

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North Carolina hotels and motels soon could be required to have carbon monoxide detectors in the wake of deaths related to the poisonous gas. Full story...
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New Hanover Sheriff receives $500,000 in forfeited currency

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United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced Thursday the transfer of $505,503.06 in forfeited currency to the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department. Full story...
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Sen. Hagan frustrated with indecision on student loan interest rates

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videoNorth Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan (D) said she's frustrated because Wednesday a bill to restore low federal student loan interest rates could not get enough votes to be debated. Full story...
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Convicted killer seeks third trial to prove innocence

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videoA man convicted twice for second degree murder is seeking a third trial. Joseph Sledge says he was wrongly accused of the murder of two Bladen County women in the late 1970’s. Josephine Davis, 74 and her daughter Aileen, 53, were found dead in their home Labor Day 1976. Full story...
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