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Archive - 2013

BHI manager Peck finalist for Florida city job

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videoBald Head Island Village Manager Calvin Peck is a finalist for a city manager job in Florida, according to a newspaper in the Sunshine State. Full story...
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Woody White considering run for Congress

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videoNew Hanover County Commission Chair Woody White is considering a run for a much higher office. White is expected to enter the race for the 7th District Congressional seat next year, but White told WWAY last night he will not make a formal announcement until January after GOP sources said the former state senator could make an announcement as soon as today. Full story...
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NC wildlife officials to consider rules for bears

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The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission plans to hold nine public hearings next month on the state's wildlife management, game lands and fishing regulations for the coming years. Full story...
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Medal of Honor winner Hernandez dies at 82

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Cpl. Rudy Hernandez, who fought in the Korean War and was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1952, has died at Womack Army Medical Center. He was 82. Full story...
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Protesters brave rain, rally on Capitol grounds

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Protesters have continued their series of rallies against the policies approved by the Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature with a march on the state Capitol. Full story...
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House all decked out for Christmas

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video 'Tis the season to deck the halls…but one house in Wilmington maybe brighter than the rest. Christmas is almost here and thousands of people from around the Port City have converged on one neighborhood, to check out one very special house that is over flowing with Christmas cheer. Full story...
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Fit Minute - Sweat while you sit

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video While doing aerobics, doing pretty much anything that gets your heart rate up and muscles engaged will suffice. So, why not sit down while you do it? That's what some people are doing! They're sitting and sweating. Full story...
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Coast Guard flies cruise ship passenger to hospital

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videoThe Coast Guard flew in a 56-year-old woman Monday from a cruise ship about 225 miles southeast of the Bahamas. Full story...
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KITCHEN SCOOP: Banana Pecan Upside-Down Pancake

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videoIt's Christmas morning. All of the presents have been opened, and now everyone is hungry. Why have just the same old breakfast on such a special occasion? Alicia Ross got some help from a couple of friends to find the perfect pancake recipe. She shares it in Kitchen Scoop. Full story...
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Shoppers rush to finish Christmas lists

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videoWith Christmas just two days away, last minute shoppers rushed around town Monday, checking names of their Christmas lists. "We're seeing the deer and the headlights kind of husband coming in,” said Beatrice Vonville of Candles Etc. in Downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Fire destroys Caswell Beach vacation home

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videoAs they monitored hot spots this morning, firefighters said the important thing to remember is that no one was hurt when flames ripped through a vacation home in Caswell Beach. Full story...
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Fight over NC possum drop event back in court

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North Carolina's wildlife regulators and an animal protection group are headed toward new court hearings over the captured possum used to liven up a mountain town's New Year's Eve celebration. Full story...
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Protests of NC Republican policies back in Raleigh

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The movement against policies approved by the Republican-led North Carolina legislature is returning to Raleigh to pressure Gov. Pat McCrory to convene a special session on Medicaid and unemployment benefits. Full story...
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No surge in Charlotte conventions follow 2012 DNC

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The Democratic National Convention last year in Charlotte hasn't led to a rush of new business for the city's convention center, but local hotels are having a good year anyway. Full story...
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DWI checkpoint results in 40 charges, 9 arrests

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video40 charges, and 9 arrests were made over the weekend at a multi-agency DWI checkpoint. As an active participant in the NC Governor' Highway Safety Program, The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office S.A.F.E. unit hosted the DWI checking station at US Highway 17 North and the 8700 block Market Street on Saturday. Full story...
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