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Archive - Aug 18, 2014

West Columbus Vikings look to improve on 3 win football season with new head coach

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videoJason Jones is the new head football coach at West Columbus High School. He'll also be the school's new director of athletics. Jones takes over a football team that finished with a 3-10 record last season. Full story...
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Laney football team issues Ice Bucket Challenge to WWAY's John Rendleman, Hoggard, Ashley & New Hanover

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videoThe Laney Buccaneers recently participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Laney head football coach Ashaad Yeoman and Laney football director of media relations Cori Stukes challenged the football teams at Ashley, Hoggard and New Hanover to follow suit. The Buccaneers also challenged a handful of media people, including WWAY's John Rendleman. Full story...
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WPD wants help fighting heroin

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videoThe police department is asking the federal government to declare our area a high intensity drug trafficking area. With thousands of bindles of heroin taken off the streets just over the past few weeks they say it's a problem worth fighting. Full story...
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Judge Lewis fires back after Martin named next Chief Justice

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videoA battle between two Republicans in the non-partisan race for North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice took an interesting turn today, when Gov. Pat McCrory said he will appoint one of the candidates to the post. Full story...
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UPDATE! EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Double Down Duo

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videoThe Cape Fear's David Calhoun has made the Top 20 in the country. He's asking folks to vote him into the finals. Full story...
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KITCHEN SCOOP: Simple Peach Cobbler

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videoFor the rest of peach season, Freestone Peaches rule! That means making your favorite peach recipes, like this simple peach cobbler, just got easier...because they are so very easy to slice. Full story...
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Jury selection begins for former NW cop accused of soliciting a 17-year-old for prostitution

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videoJury selection is underway in Brunswick County for a former cop charged with soliciting a minor for prostitution. Michael Hayes is accused of paying 17-year-old girl $60 for a sex act and filing a false report. But Hayes’s attorney says he is an innocent man. Full story...
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Video phone system latest security upgrade for New Hanover Co. Schools

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videoThis fall many parents of kids in kindergarten through middle school will see new intercom phones at the front entrances to their schools in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Council wants more feedback on Castle Street Peddler Flea Market

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video Some local businesses say the City of Wilmington cost them some valuable foot traffic after shutting down the Peddler Flea Market on Castle Street. The city shut the market down last month when it realized the market violated city ordinance. Now neighboring businesses are worried about their losing their own profits. Full story...
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WPD credits ABC Review Policy for drop in downtown crime

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video Downtown crime continues to decrease. Wilmington's police chief says over the past few years they have seen a 68 percent decline. Full story...
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NC jobless rate inches up to 6.5 percent for July

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videoNorth Carolina's unemployment rate has inched higher for July as the number of people with jobs dipped from the previous month. Full story...
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WPD: Would-be armed robbers scared off by pit bull

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Police say two would-be robbers caught following another car to a Wilmington home were scared off by the homeowner's pit bull. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police still searching for suspect after shots fired into car

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Police are still searching for a man they say fired shots into a car with several people inside, leaving one of the passengers with two gunshot wounds. Full story...
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Man arrested after stabbing another in the chest outside restaurant

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videoA Wilmington man is in jail after police say he stabbed another man in the chest in front of a College Road restaurant. They say the stabbing happened after an altercation between the two men outside of Katy's Grill and Bar. Full story...
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Weekend shooting leaves one man injured

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videoWilmington Police say they are looking for a man responsible for an overnight shooting. Just after 3:00 am in the 800 block of South 15th St., police responded to a shots fired call outside Goodtimes night club. Full story...
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