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Archive - Aug 9, 2013

WWAY's Friday night sports - Dramatic win for Hammerheads, Sharks end season, Post 10 wins

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videoThe Wilmington Hammerheads had to win on Friday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. With seconds to spare the Hammerheads found the secret for success against Dayton with a hometown hero. Unfortunately the season came to a close on Friday night on the road for the Wilmington Sharks in Virginia. Wilmington Post 10 won on the baseball diamond on Friday though. Plus more! Full story...
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Man shot in Chadbourn

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video A man was shot multiple times in Chadbourn just after 4 p.m. Investigators tell WWAY, the man was shot three times on West Institute Street. Full story...
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Brunswick County stars dance the night away for a good cause

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videoIn Brunswick County, stars danced the night away for a good cause. It was a black tie affair at the fifth annual Dancing with the Brunswick Stars, and one of our own graced the stage with his dazzling dance moves. Full story...
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NC man sentenced for rigging emissions checks

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A federal judge has sentenced a Charlotte man to 18 months in prison for rigging more than 530 vehicle emission inspections and taking bribes of up to $100 per car. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Low pay forces teacher of the year candidate to quit

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video We’re just weeks away from the start of school and the Brunswick County school system is losing one of its top educators. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Police chief frustrated by repeat offender's release

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videoWilmington's police chief does not agree with a ruling a judge made earlier this week. But the county's top prosecutor has a different view. Full story...
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Wilmington artist picked for international showcase

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videoA Wilmington artist will be featured in this year's World of Art Showcase in Raleigh. The World of Art Showcase is an international show, where professional and emerging artists can connect. Full story...
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Sheriff's crime lab gets national accreditation

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office recently received some national acclaim. The CSI Lab helped the department become the fourth in the state to earn an accreditation from the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors. Full story...
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Kids have dirty good time at Children's Museum Mud Day

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videoThe Children's Museum of Wilmington is getting muddy. The 11th annual Mud Day kicked off this morning, with some of the messiest fun around. Full story...
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UNC board rejects gender-neutral housing proposal

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videoThe UNC Board of Governors has voted to ban all system campuses from allowing students to choose roommates of the opposite sex. Full story...
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Wake's Harris cleared by NCAA for senior year

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Wake Forest running back Josh Harris has been cleared by the NCAA to play this season. The school declared him ineligible last week and sought a waiver from the NCAA to restore his eligibility. Full story...
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Man punches, threatens to kill hotel employees after asking for rags

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videoPolice are looking for a man they say threatened to kill two employees at a Wilmington hotel Friday morning before punching one of them and running away. Full story...
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Fort Bragg worker may have exposed students to TB

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Health officials in Cumberland County say a school worker at Fort Bragg may have exposed more than a dozen people to tuberculosis. Full story...
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TONIGHT: Dancing with the Brunswick Stars to benefit scholarships

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videoBrunswick County will get a taste of its own 'Dancing with the Stars' tonight. The event features 15 couples, including both local and professional dancers, who will compete to raise money for scholarships at Brunswick Community College. Full story...
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Friends remember man crushed by vehicle

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video A local Wilmington man crushed by a car on Wednesday was nicknamed the mayor of downtown. Friends say Scott Noell, known as Scottie B., loved life and everyone in his life. Full story...
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