Archive - Aug 29, 2013
Hinnant bids farewell to Wilmington Downtown Inc.
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 10:59pm.

video Friday will be the last day on the job for Wilmington Downtown Incorporated’s leaders, John Hinnant. Hinnant became the Executive Director of WDI in June of 2006 and says he has loved serving the city.

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WWAY's Thursday night sports - August 29
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 10:49pm.

videoSouth Carolina defeated North Carolina in the 2013 college football opener on Thursday night. The Carolina Panthers finished the preseason with a winning record for only the third time in team history. Former South Columbus quarterback Pharoah McKever will be redshirting for NC State this season in football. Check out our week two high school football preview. Plus more!

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EX-GOP congressional candidate Pantano gets NC vets job
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 10:36pm.

A former US Marine lieutenant who twice ran as a Republican for Congress will serve as the new director of the NC Division of Veterans Affairs.

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Manufacturer to expand operation in Lenoir County
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 9:42pm.

A company that makes products used for remodeling and new construction is expanding its operations in Lenoir County and says it plans to create 252 new jobs.

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ONLY ON 3: Fishing trip may have turned into shipwreck discovery
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 4:06pm.

videoCould it be a shipwreck never before caught on camera? A local surfer might have found one yesterday while fishing at the south end of Wrightsville Beach.

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Raided sweepstakes parlor likely to go bankrupt before legal fight plays out
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 4:00pm.

videoA sweepstakes parlor that has been fighting to r-open its doors for weeks will now have to wait longer for an answer after a hearing today.

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FIRST ON 3: Wrightsville Beach releases officers' personnel files, not video of incident
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 3:54pm.

videoWrightsville Beach town leaders still have not released a video that the son of a town alderman says shows two police officers assaulting him in 2011. But the town is releasing information about the officers.

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Power outage closes Wilmington Walmart for hours
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 3:51pm.

videoThe Walmart Supercenter on Sigmon Road in Wilmington was forced to close its doors after a power outage around 5 a.m.

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