Archive - 2013
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Warrants reveal new details in N. Topsail Beach fatal double stabbing
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 5:34pm.

video More than three months after two men were found stabbed to death on North Topsail Beach, newly released warrants and affidavits are shedding light on what investigators think happened.

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Suspects in latest police shooting identified, officers on leave
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 5:24pm.

Two Wilmington Police Officers are on paid administrative leave as the SBI investigates another officer-involved shooting in the Port City last night.

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Schools get look at scores under new standards
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 5:16pm.

videoThe results are in from last year's end-of-grade and end-of-course testing, and many schools in our area are seeing lower scores than last year. It's a trend seen across the state after a new, more rigorous curriculum was implemented last year.

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New Sea Turtle Hospital up and running
Submitted by IE on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 5:10pm.

videoSick and injured sea turtles now have a new and improved hospital in Surf City. The new Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital offers more space, an updated filtration system and other amenities the old facility on topsail island did not have room for.

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Corning cuts to impact Wilmington plant
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 5:07pm.

video Corning says planned job cuts will impact its plant here in Wilmington. What's not known is how many people will lose their job in the Port City.

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Marcy Cuevas comes home to WWAY in new role
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 4:15pm.

When WWAY launches a new newscast early next year, one of Wilmington's most experienced journalists will be at the helm. Marcy Cuevas has rejoined the WWAY NewsChannel 3 team as the producer for our new 10 p.m. newscast starting Jan. 6, 2014, on The Cape Fear CW.

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US Rep. Coble announces he won't seek re-election
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 2:02pm.

US Rep. Howard Coble says his 15th term in Congress will be his last. The 82-year-old Republican announced Thursday in Greensboro he won't seek re-election in 2014, opening the seat for the first time in three decades.

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Battleship NC gets $1M donation for preservation effort
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 1:15pm.

videoThe Battleship North Carolina announced a $1 million dollar donation today from the Duke Energy Foundation. The money will go toward repairing the the ship's hull and helping preserve the state's World War II memorial.

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