Archive - Aug 7, 2014
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Burgaw Belles capture Dixie World Series title
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:14pm.

videoThe Burgaw Belles traveled all the way to Louisiana in order to compete against a slew of state champion softball teams. In the finals the girls from Burgaw had to face Louisiana. As it turns out Burgaw won 12-7 on Thursday afternoon to capture the Dixie Belles World Series title.

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ONLY ON 3: Woman also charged with sex crimes against 14-year-old girl
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:54pm.

videoLast month a man who claimed he was dying of terminal cancer was arrested for allegedly having sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl. Now a Wallace woman is also behind bars for sex crimes with the same victim.

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Ashley High School teacher turnover 'average'
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:41pm.

videoTurns out, turnover at Ashley High School in Wilmington is higher than WWAY was originally told. However, the number is on par with other schools in the area.

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Is something growing in the Cape Fear River?
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 9:47pm.

videoIf you live in Southeastern North Carolina the Cape Fear River is likely your drinking water. Could algae be tainting it? Kemp Burdette the Cape Fear Riverkeeper says runoff from animal farms give the cape fear the nutrients it needs for algae to grow.

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McCrory to leave charter school company transparency to NC School Board
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 9:06pm.

videoGov. Pat McCrory this summer demanded transparency for the way charter schools spend public money. A bill he signed today guarantees public access to some of that information, but lets companies that run the schools keep private other information about their spending.

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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: The end of summer forecast
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 8:00pm.

video WWAY's George Elliot looks at what we could see and feel as we go into the end of the summer season.

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Onslow County man charged with exploitation of a minor
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 6:11pm.

An Onslow County man is charged with exploitation of a minor.

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The SURPRISE SQUAD goes back-to-school shopping
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:27pm.

video Buying back-to-school supplies can come at a hefty cost. WWAY teamed up with Alan Perry and Perry's Emporium again for the Surprise Squad.

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