Archive - Aug 27, 2013
WWAY's Tuesday night sports - August 27
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 10:51pm.

videoFormer Wilmington Waves slugger Shane Victorino had a career night for the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday. The high school soccer season is underway. We checked out two soccer games on Tuesday. NFL rosters have been trimmed to 75. Two former New Hanover Wildcats hope to survive the cuts. Plus more!

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Music supporters hold local forum
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 10:42pm.

video Musicians, business owners and music lovers gathered tonight for a forum called, Tunes in Town. Sponsored by the Cape Fear Economic Development Council, on how Wilmington could grow its music scene.

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2 utility workers hit by truck, 1 dead in Hampstead
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 10:29pm.

videoA utility worker is dead and another injured after they were hit by a pick-up truck along US 17 in Pender County, according to Highway Patrol.

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50 years later, impact of 'I Have a Dream' speech still felt in Wilmington
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 10:13pm.

video Wednesday marks the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s, "I Have a Dream" speech from the Lincoln Memorial. Students in the Port City are honoring Dr. King by dreaming dreams of their own.political rallies which also happened to be a turning point in the civil rights movement.

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NC attorney general orders company to end classes
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 9:33pm.

North Carolina's attorney general has told a for-profit educational company that charged students hundreds of dollars for health care courses even after losing its license to stop offering classes.

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NC woman pleads guilty to stealing appliances
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 9:31pm.

Federal authorities say a former Charlotte-area real estate agent has pleaded guilty on charges that she sold appliances stolen from vacant homes owned by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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NC woman charged with DWI at fast-food drive-thru
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 9:29pm.

Shelby police have charged a woman with driving while impaired after finding her slumped over the wheel of a car stopped in the drive-through line at a fast-food restaurant.

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Special premiere of 'Sleepy Hollow' ahead of TV premiere
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 8:12pm.

video In Hollywood East, there was a special premiere for a new show shot in Wilmington. The cast, crew and soon-to-be-fans gathered at Regal Mayfaire to watch a screening of Sleepy Hollow Tuesday night. It's a modern-day twist of Washington Irving's classic.

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