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State funds now available for flood victims
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 4:02pm.

State funds are now available for victims of this area's flooding three weeks ago. Small businesses, homeowners, and renters may be eligible for low interest loans to pay for flood damage caused by a severe storm on July 6th.

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Federal stimulus money helps add to WPD staff
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 3:43pm.

There was some good news Tuesday for the Wilmington Police Department. The WPD is getting 2 million dollars in federal stimulus money to hire more officers. Chief Ralph Evangelous and Mayor Bill Saffo held a joint news conference Tuesday at City Hall.

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Kure Beach boardwalk comes with mixed emotions
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 10:08am.

videoKure Beach town leaders hope families will enjoy spending time there, thanks to a new boardwalk. While the new addition did not come without some resistance, most seem pleased with the outcome.

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Wilmington traffic stop turns into car chase
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 9:33am.

An attempted traffic stop turned into a car chase through Wilmington. The chase ended a little before 10:00 P.M. Monday night, with this car backed into a fence at 29th and Lyndon.

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Family and friends remember Emmitt Irving
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 9:07am.

A memorial took place Monday night for the first anniversary of the murder of Wilmington resident Emmitt Irving. The 26 year old was gunned down in front of his home on Grace Street.

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Officers now equipped with new crime fighting tool
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/27/2009 - 5:25pm.

videoState Attorney General, Roy Cooper, announced a new crime fighting initiative Monday. Officers now have access to information that will help them track probation violators, and crack down on identity theft.

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Carolina Beach sees large amount of visitors, some crime
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/27/2009 - 5:13pm.

videoCome to the north end of Carolina Beach on the weekends, and it will look a little bit like a can sardines. Hundreds of people camped out, enjoying the beach. But somewhere in the mix, things can easily go wrong.

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Fire claims house at Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/27/2009 - 4:26pm.

videoFive people escaped without injury from an early morning fire at a Wrightsville Beach home. But the house appears to be a total loss.

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Former WWAY station manager passes at age 85
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/27/2009 - 2:02pm.

A former member of the WWAY family has died. Charles Dayton Martin Jr. was a station manager at WWAY for several years in the 1980's. He was a big part of the Wilmington media; serving in leadership roles at WMFD Radio and WECT TV before coming to WWAY.

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Two suspects wanted for Wrightsville Beach robbery
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/27/2009 - 10:24am.

Wrightsville Beach Police need your help. Detectives are looking for two suspects wanted for stealing beach bags from Wrightsville Beach.

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