Archive - Jan 2014
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Jan. 31
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:55pm.

videoDue to the winter storm earlier in the week there wasn't any high school basketball action in our region on Friday, but the show must go on, and it did. WWAY aired a special modified version of the Full Press on Friday night. It featured a creative, cinema-style look at WWAY's Full Court Press Watch List, a plays of the season music video for boys and girls basketball plus more!

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2-year-old and teen hit by car while riding toy motorbike
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 10:09pm.

A car hit a toddler and a teenager around 6 p.m. Friday evening. It happened near the intersection of 8th and Campbell Streets near downtown Wilmington.

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Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival winners announced
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 9:45pm.

The Best of Show winners have been announced for the 10th annual Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival.

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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Wilmington Wine & Chocolate Festival
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 7:06pm.

videoThe Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival is back! You can sample two of Earth's greatest pleasures all weekend long at the coastline center in downtown Wilmington.

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Moral Monday leaders stop in the Port City
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 5:33pm.

Frustrated with our elected leaders, the NAACP is gathering masses. President of the organization, Reverend William Barber took his statewide tour to Wilmington Friday morning.

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Wilmington City Council voting on new convention center hotel Tuesday
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 1:39pm.

Public hearing and resolution on purchase and development agreement for sale of land and construction of a privately owned $33.6 million hotel next to the Wilmington Convention Center. As proposed, the hotel would be a full service 186-room Embassy Suites. The city’s agreement with Harmony for the use of the public convention center parking deck will also considered.

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MELTING AWAY: Roads improve as thaw begins
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:10am.

Life is finally starting to return to normal around the region as a long-awaited thaw has begun. Despite light precipitation overnight, temperatures at or above freezing aided the work of road crews as southeastern North Carolina begins to defrost from a winter storm that will be long remembered for its ice than snow in many areas.

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Teen arrested in Rocky Mount church shooting
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 9:20am.

Rocky Mount police have arrested a teen in the wounding of four people behind a church earlier this week.

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