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Archive - Feb 20, 2014

WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb 20

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videoConference tournament play is winding down all around the region. On Thursday we had highlights from the East Central Conference, Four County Conference and Mideastern Conference. The losing skid for the UNCW women's basketball continues. North Carolina came from behind to beat Duke in men's college hoops. Charges against former New Hanover football standout Trevon Brown may be dropped. Plus more! Full story...
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New Hanover Co. School Board budget committee seeks millions from county

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video Earlier this month Governor Pat McCrory said he wanted to increase pay for young teacher, and now the New Hanover County School Board could ask for millions in funding to make that possible. Full story...
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Onslow County man charged with 58 sex crimes including rape and incest

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videoBruce Edward Green faces dozens of charges including rape, incest, child abuse and indecent liberties with a child. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office said the investigation began when one of the alleged victims came forward. Then, investigators said they discovered there were many more. Full story...
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Three North Carolina child service offices to close

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Three regional North Carolina government offices designed to help the youngest children with developmental delays or mental or physical disabilities are closing, eliminating 170 state employee positions. Full story...
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CELEBRATE: Looking back at 275 years in the Port City

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videoWilmington is celebrating its 275th anniversary. The Port City has gone through quite a bit over that time. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Reel Teal Film Festival

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videoComing to a theater near you! Students in the Flicker Film Society host the Reel Teal Film Festival. Full story...
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Teen charged with Marine's death

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videoA Wake County teen is charged with felony death by motor vehicle after an accident early Sunday morning in Wilmington. Jackson Davies turned himself in last night after he got out of New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Today he made his first appearance in front of a judge. Full story...
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15 years later, Columbine shooting continues teaching lessons

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video April will mark the 15th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Today educators in Brunswick County continued to learn valuable lessons from someone who helped handle the aftermath. Full story...
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Marine reunited with four-legged war buddy

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videoMany people form strong bonds with man's best friend. A New Hanover County Marine made his canine friendship while deployed in Afghanistan. Now man and dog are back together again. Full story...
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North Carolina officials report 8 more flu deaths

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Health officials in North Carolina say eight more people died of flu-related illnesses last week, raising the death toll to 74 for the season dating back to November. Full story...
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Liverpool, AC Milan to play in Charlotte this summer

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Liverpool will play Manchester City, AC Milan and Olimpiakos during a preseason US exhibition tour, including a stop in Charlotte. Full story...
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Lead prosecutor out in US Army general sex case

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The lead military prosecutor in the case against a US Army general facing sexual assault charges has resigned, two weeks before a court martial is set to begin. Full story...
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Player hits lights, halts Division II game in tie

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Talk about shooting the lights out. The Division II game between Johnson C. Smith and Winston Salem State was halted for safety reasons after a player heaved a full-court shot and knocked out lights - leaving the game tied with 0.3 seconds left on Wednesday night. Full story...
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NC college systems making student transfers easier

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videoNorth Carolina's higher education system has a deal comparable to synchronizing traffic lights. The University of North Carolina and the State Board of Community Colleges will finalize an agreement Friday easing the way for students to transfer between the two systems without losing class credits. Full story...
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NC high school student dies from disease

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Orange County health officials say a 14-year-old student at East Chapel Hill High School has died from an illness linked to meningitis. Full story...
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