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Archive - Aug 6, 2013

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - August 6

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videoWith two solid rounds of golf UNCW's Lori Beth Adams has advanced to the match play portion of the U.S. Women's Amateur in Charleston. 156 golfers started the competition on Monday, but only 64 will compete in match play. The playoffs start at home on Wednesday for the Wilmington Sharks. Post 10 starts regional play on Thursday in Asheboro. Plus more! Full story...
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Barclay West rezoning wins initial approval

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video City Council unanimously approved a massive mixed-use project planned for South 17th Street on Tuesday. The rezoning would accommodate a large development featuring offices, businesses and apartments. Full story...
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4-year-old boy honored at City Council meeting

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video A 4-year-old boy was recognized by city council Tuesday after he alerted his grandmother when he found a gun on a local playground. Full story...
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US gov't accuses BofA of civil fraud in bond sale

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The U.S. government has accused Bank of America Corp. of civil fraud, saying the company failed to disclose risks and mislead investors in its sale of $850 million of mortgage bonds during 2008. Full story...
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High Point mayor pays late utility bills

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Officials in High Point say the mayor has paid the more than $500 she owed the city in delinquent utility bills dating back to 2012. Full story...
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Private firm to create 162 jobs in Catawba County

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A manufacturer in Catawba County has announced it is expanding its operation, saying it plans to create 162 new jobs and invest more than $3.3 million over the next three years in Hickory and Conover. Full story...
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Star News: Man who was shot arrested on unrelated charges

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video The Star News reports, a 20-year-old man who was shot yesterday in Wilmington was arrested on unrelated charges after leaving the hospital. Full story...
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Star News: Pender deputies search for armed man

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video The Star News reports, authorities were searching for a man armed with a shotgun near Paul's Place in Rocky Point Tuesday night. Full story...
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Friends, family remember drowning victim

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videoA woman drowned while swimming with her lifelong friend in Topsail Beach. Now, friends and family members are trying to make sense of what happened to the former Assistant Town Clerk they knew and loved. Full story...
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13-year-old boy dies after falling from truck

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video A ride in the back of a truck came to a tragic end yesterday afternoon. Two friends set out to have a good time, but it ended with a 13-year-old boy falling out of a pickup truck, driven by a 15-year-old. Full story...
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Former Brunswick Co. jailer caught up in lawsuit

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videoWe have learned more information about a Brunswick County jailer who was fired. Last week Sheriff John Ingram says Henry Williams shoved an inmate in leg restraints, which led to his termination. Full story...
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6-year-old home alone during robbery

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video Wilmington Police say a 6-year-old boy was home alone when a robber broke into his home. Full story...
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One child in hospital after crash near Surf City

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videoOne car flipped on its side during a crash at the intersection of Highway 17 and US 210 near Surf City. Surf city police a child had to go to the hospital because of the accident. Everyone else walked away from the crash unhurt. Full story...
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BUCKLEY'S BLOG: A summer without heat?

Ben Franklin said the only things certain in life are death and taxes. Usually, you can add summer heat in SE NC to that list, but this year seems different.

UPDATE: Commissioners approve Walmart shopping center for Porters Neck

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Despite protests from nearby neighbors, it looks like Porters Neck will be the newest location for a Walmart Supercenter in New Hanover County. Full story...
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