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Archive - Mar 7, 2014

WWAY's Friday night sports - March 7

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videoThe fourth season for Buzz Peterson as the UNCW men's basketball coach ended on Friday night. The Seahawks had a late lead against Hofstra, but UNCW wasn't able to hold on at the CAA Tournament. The season also ended for the East Columbus girls basketball team on Friday. CFCC & BCC will meet in the Region X title game on Saturday. Plus more! Full story...
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UPDATE: Shallotte woman, 13-month-old daughter found

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videoBrunswick County detectives are asking for help finding a missing Shallotte woman and her 13-month-old daughter. Trish Elizabeth Whitley's father last saw her Monday at 1792 Chadwick Landing in Shallotte. Full story...
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Man shot on Mercer Avenue

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A man was shot in the leg just before 7 p.m. Friday evening. New Hanover County dispatch said it happened on Mercer Avenue near Wakefield Road. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Corrugated World: The Artwork of James Grashow

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videoGeorge explores the Cameron Art Museum as they open a brand new exhibit. Full story...
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Fire leaves mobile home a total loss

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videoA fire destroyed a mobile home early Friday morning on West Ninth Street. Full story...
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Motel opens doors after destroyed by fire

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videoA little more than a year ago part of a landmark motel in Surf City burned to the ground. Friday the owner and staff at Tiffany’s celebrated a new beginning. Full story...
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Why did stories on dog picture, child sex abuse elicit much different reactions?

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videoThe photo of a dog hanging has gotten a lot of attention over the past few days. The story on our website got 132 comments and nearly 40,000 reads in just 48 hours. But why did a story about a couple facing more than 100 sex crimes with a child got far less reaction? And why are some comments even more violent than the alleged offenses? Full story...
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Latest winter storm leaving mark on area beaches

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videoFour consecutive days of wind and rain have taken a toll on area beaches. The force of Mother Nature is in full effect as the storm surge has pushed in sweeping about two to three feet of sand out to sea from Kure Beach. Full story...
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EUE/Screen Gems building studio in Miami

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A spokeswoman for EUE/Screen Gems Studios confirmed Friday afternoon that the company plans to construct a movie studio and related facilities in Miami. Full story...
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Aashad Yeoman named Laney head football coach

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videoLaney High School didn't waste much time in finding a replacement for Greg Ditz, nor did the Bucs look too far. Defensive coordinator Aashad Yeoman has been named the new head football coach at Laney. Full story...
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WPD swears in 16 new officers

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department swore in 16 new officers from all walks of life this afternoon. From the son of a retired WPD officer to an officer all the way from Los Angeles, recruiting officer Ron Evans says this group is special. Full story...
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CHECK IT: Four winning Powerball tickets sold in Wilmington

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video If you purchased a lottery ticket this week, you might want to double check your numbers. Four winning Powerball tickets were sold Wednesday at locations throughout Wilmington. Full story...
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Weather delays pick-up of debris from ice storm

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videoThe latest winter storm has delayed clean-up of debris left behind by last month's ice storm. Officials want folks to be patient with the process. Full story...
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Another teen charged for January murder in Wilmington

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videoAnother teenager has been charged with a January murder in Wilmington. Police say they arrested Torrence Burns, 17, yesterday for the shooting death of Raequan Rouse. Full story...
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North Front at Market closed Monday for CFPUA work

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Starting Monday, March 10, 2014, CFPUA contractors will be conducting, on behalf of the city, repaving work to repair the road surface damaged when a water service failed in January. Full story...
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