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Archive - 2013

Wilmington business creates custom costumes for special needs students

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video Even though it's time for Halloween it was more like Christmas for students in Codington Elementary's special needs class. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Store owner says city benches bad for business

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videoA downtown business owner says he thinks new benches from the 3rd Street Improvement Project are causing problems at his gas station. New Hanover County 911 has received more than 100 calls about problems at the corner of N. 3rd and Red Cross streets in the past six months alone. Full story...
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Chief: Suspects in Pizza Hut robbery ran at cops, did not shoot

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video Wilmington Police say the suspects involved in Friday night's shooting outside a restaurant ran at officers but did not fire shots. Full story...
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Coast Guard can't remove platform in river, but victim's husband plans to light it

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video The Coast Guard says it cannot remove, mark or light an old quarantine platform in the Cape Fear River near Southport where a woman died in a boat accident last year. But the woman's husband says that won't keep him from doing something about it. Full story...
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Candidate profile: Felix Cooper

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videoFelix Cooper began his career in Raleigh. In the 1970s and '80s he served as New Hanover County Finance Officer before taking over as County Manager. Full story...
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FIRST LOOK: 'Christmas in Conway'

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videoOnce Halloween is done, "Christmas in Conway" is Wilmington's next holiday. The Hallmark Hall of Fame movie shot in the Port City airs on WWAY NewsChannel 3 and ABC Dec. 1. Full story...
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Good idea for Downtown Wilmington? Raleigh mayor announces Downtown Raleigh Alliance gift card program

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Mayor Nancy McFarlane announced Wednesday the Shop Downtown Raleigh gift card program sponsored by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance, set to launch on Friday. For a one dollar activation fee, shoppers can purchase the plastic cards online at ShopDowntownRaleigh.com, and use them to make purchases at any participating downtown Raleigh business. All the money you spend on the card will return to businesses downtown. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: Originally Carolana, for King Charles I

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On October 30, 1629, England’s King Charles I granted much of what is North and South Carolina to his attorney general, Sir Robert Heath. The land was referred to as Carolana, meaning the “land of Charles.” Full story...
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Brunswick Co. man dead in SC crash

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A North Carolina man died in a crash on Highway 9 near Highway 31 in Horry County Tuesday afternoon. Full story...
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UPDATE: Missing Brunswick County teens found safe

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UPDATE: The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says the teens were found safe in Supply this morning. Full story...
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