Archive - Jul 17, 2013
Downtown Wilmington's largest live music venue now open
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 11:05pm.

video A new music venue opens at an address that was a trouble spot downtown. Ziggy's by the Sea has only been open for a few weeks, but they hope to bring more music lovers downtown.

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11-year-old NC girl electrocuted in pool accident
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 10:42pm.

Authorities in Davidson County are investigating the death of an 11-year-old Lexington girl who was electrocuted in a pool.

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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - July 17
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 10:42pm.

videoConnor Barth will have to watch the 2013 NFL season from the sidelines or possibly from the comforts of home. Barth has been placed on the reserve/non-football injury list due to a tear of his right Achilles tendon. The Wilmington Sharks won on Wednesday night. The Sharks return home on Thursday for a doubleheader against Wilson. Plus more!

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Gun rights resolution approved by NC House
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 10:41pm.

A North Carolina House debate on a resolution backing constitutional gun rights prompted concerns from Democrats who argued that it criticized national leaders for proposing rules the resolution says would infringe on those rights.

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Brother of Randy Travis arrested on meth charge
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 10:38pm.

Authorities in Union County say a brother of country singer Randy Travis has been arrested after sheriff's deputies found a methamphetamine lab inside his home.

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ONLY ON 3: Church owns home where Creekwood shooting suspect was arrested
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 10:23pm.

videoMore than two weeks after clergy called for a cease fire, a Wilmington church has a connection to the latest act of gun violence.

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CFPUA issues precautionary boil water advisory
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 9:32pm.

videoCFPUA has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for customers on 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th Streets between Dock and Nun Streets

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Connor Barth out for season after tearing Achilles in charity basketball game
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 8:20pm.

videoHoggard alum Connor Barth will miss the entire 2013 NFL season after tearing his Achilles tendon in a charity basketball game last week in Wilmington.

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Area hoopers dunk the dirt
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 4:46pm.

video Some of the top high school basketball players in our area came by WWAY this afternoon for some help reaching a goal.

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Man pleads guilty to murder charge
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 4:44pm.

videoA man accused of hitting and killing another driver while running from a robbery pleaded guilty to murder Wednesday.

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