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Archive - Feb 7, 2014

Pender County schools announce snow make-up days

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Pender County school officials decided on how to make up missed days because of the snow storm last week. The Pender County School board said schools will use a teacher workday, and two days of its spring break. Full story...
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Causey, McMahon could square off in sheriff primary

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Sid Causey's 2009 retirement paved the way for New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon's ascension. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: The alleged Gibbs family crime connection

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video While investigating Dominque Olivia Gibbs, WWAY learned the teen was possibly exposed to the gang life early by her mother. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: 'A View From Space' exhibit

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videoThe Cape Fear Museum has a brand new exhibit that's out of this world. 'A View from Space' will have you seeing stars, and lets visitors see a satellite's perspective of the Earth below. Full story...
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ROAD CLOSING: Your daily commute might change

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videoThe NCDOT expects the area of 3rd street between Greenfield lake and Willard Street to be blocked for about three weeks while crews relocate telephone lines. Full story...
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Red Dress Luncheon raises awareness, money for heart disease fight

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videoThe Red Dress Project is designed to bring women together to raise awareness of heart disease. Representatives say it's important to educate women on the symptoms. Full story...
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AG Cooper to appeal ruling on part of abortion law

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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper says he's decided to appeal a federal court ruling that struck down part of a law requiring abortion providers to describe an ultrasound to women seeking to terminate a pregnancy. Full story...
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Officials discuss legislation over NC-SC border

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video Officials are trying to figure out how to minimize the impact of their work now that they have finished a modern survey of the state line between South Carolina and North Carolina. Full story...
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Man convicted in death of Michael Jordan's father seeking new trial

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videoOne of the two men convicted in the murder of Michael Jordan's father is again seeking a new trial. Full story...
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Proutey's mother sues Wilmington

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videoThe mother of a victim of gun violence is blaming the City of Wilmington for her son's death. Patricia Proutey filed a lawsuit against Wilmington saying it is negligent for not providing enough light in the parking lot of the Community Arts Center, which contributed to her son's murder. Full story...
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Police say habitual drunk driver crashed into two phone poles

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Wilmington Police say a drunk driver crashed his car overnight into two phone poles in the 6000 block of Park Ave. near Greenville Ave. Full story...
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ALE, Bladen Sheriff arrest eight on drug trafficking charges

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During the past month, the Department of Public Safety's Alcohol Law Enforcement section has arrested and charged eight people with drug trafficking, larceny, forgery and other crimes following a year-long, multi-county criminal investigation. More charges are pending. Full story...
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Bond set at $1M for 16-year-old girl charged with murder

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videoA judge has set bond at $1 million for a 16-year-old girl charged with murder. Dominique Olivia Gibbs is charged with first degree murder, first degree attempted murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling in connection with Raequan Rouse's death. Full story...
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Police: Wouldbe thief caught with arms still inside ATM

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videoA Leland man is in jail charged with breaking into an ATM in Wilmington. When officers arrived, Rawley said, they found Robert Warren Ward, 60, with his arms still inside the ATM. They say he had prying tools, and the front of the ATM was damaged. Full story...
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NC board ends operations for 2 charter schools

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North Carolina's statewide school board is forcing two charter schools to close after reviews found poor academic performance and financial problems at each. Full story...
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