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Archive - Aug 12, 2013

WWAY's Monday night sports - August 12: World Series bound for Post 10

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videoPost 10 punched a ticket to the American Legion World Series on Monday. Scott Sandlin's squad becomes the first team from Wilmington to advance to the American Legion World Series since 1970. Eight teams will compete for the national title. The tournament begins on Friday in Shelby. Plus more! Full story...
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The fourth Bishop of the Raleigh diocese dies

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video Bishop Emeritus F. Joseph Gossman, the fourth Bishop of the Raleigh diocese, died Monday at the age of 83. Full story...
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Debate on NC school funding rises as classes near

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A battle to shape perception over whether North Carolina's public school spending is being cut or is just right is heating up with the traditional academic year less than a week away for school districts in mountain counties. Full story...
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Burlington man charged with impersonating officer

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Burlington police have arrested a man they say has been posing as a law enforcement officer. Full story...
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SBI, insurers settle for $12M with 2 innocent men

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The State Bureau of Investigation says the agency and its insurers have agreed to pay more than $12 million to two men who spent a combined 31 years behind bars for crimes it was later found that they didn't commit. Full story...
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Brunswick County residents gather to learn about proposed wind turbines

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video Residents living in Brunswick County were able to get a good look at what offshore wind turbines might look like off of our coast. Monday evening the Federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management hosted a public meeting to display their results of a visualization study. Full story...
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Fit Minute - Pyramid Cardio

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video In this week's Fit Minute, personal trainer Brian Knox shows you pyramid cardio. Full story...
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Vineyard owner wants Bladen Co. voters to approve alcohol sales

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video Bladen County has long been a dry county, but with muscadine vines now growing in fields that used to grow tobacco, some are calling for the sale of alcoholic beverages to become legal. Full story...
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Chadbourn Police continue search after man shot with rifle

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videoChadbourn Police are searching for suspects after a shooting Friday. Police Chief Steven Shaw says Rasheed Cherry, 23, was shot multiple times with a .22-caliber rifle on West Institute Street. Full story...
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Man charged with rape, strangulation on Wrightsville Beach

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videoWrightsville Beach Police charged a man with second-degree rape, assault by strangulation and assault on a female. Police say Paul Allen Smithey, 30, attacked a woman around 1:30 a.m. yesterday on the beach. Full story...
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MPAA says not extending film incentives already hurting NC

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video Major film and television series producers are warning the state could lose thousands of jobs and millions of dollars it does not extend tax incentives set to expire next year. Full story...
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CFCC gives sneak peak at new Union Station building

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videoCape Fear Community College is getting ready to open its newest building. You paid for it, now you get a chance to see where your tax dollars went. Full story...
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Federal loan to help Dosher modernize

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videoDosher Memorial Hospital has been working for this day for several years. Monday the hospital celebrated an $8.5 million, low-interest loan from USDA Rural Development. The facility will use the money to renovate all 25 rooms. Full story...
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Two charged with child abduction

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videoA 4-year-old girl is safe after two men tried to abduct her Saturday in Wilmington, according to officials. Full story...
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McCrory quietly signs sweeping NC elections bill

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videoGov. Pat McCrory has quietly signed into law a Republican-supported measure that makes sweeping changes in how and when people can cast their ballots in North Carolina. Full story...
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