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Keeping the inlet open in Carolina Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/18/2009 - 5:07pm.

videoThe Carolina Beach inlet is a popular passageway to the Atlantic Ocean for many area fishermen and pleasure boaters. It may not seem extraordinary, but the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers does plenty of work to make sure boats are able to pass through the inlet each day.

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Whitley sentenced Thursday for killing bike rider
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/18/2009 - 4:43pm.

A 20-year-old Wilmington man was sentenced this afternoon for killing a bicyclist on River Road last year. Jordan Whitley pleaded guilty to felony death by motor vehicle in the death of Phillip Tidmarsh.

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City now says Pandora's Box violates zoning
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/18/2009 - 4:15pm.

Despite the fact Pandora's Box has been licensed and operating within city limits for four years, on Thursday, the assistant city attorney, and an attorney for the adult shop, presented their respective cases before the Board of Adjustment.

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Monkey Junction family finds gator in their garage
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/18/2009 - 3:57pm.

One local family got quite a surprise when they looked in their garage Thursday morning. Our crew arrived just as a wildlife removal service was putting an alligator in a bag.

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Annexation regulations on the table
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/18/2009 - 3:45pm.

Lawmakers discussed reforms to annexation laws in our state on Thursday. So far, a house judiciary committee has ruled against allowing homeowners to vote on whether they want to be annexed, something anti-annexation activists asked for.

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Dinner to your door
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/18/2009 - 3:21pm.

videoLove the convenience of delivery, but sometimes pizza and Chinese food get a little old? A local company has a solution; they deliver food from restaurants to your doorstep.

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Pender County man behind bars for alleged crimes involving 9 year old
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/18/2009 - 10:26am.

A Pender County man is behind bars for crimes involving a nine-year-old girl. Fifty-seven-year-old Paul Sorrells was arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts of first-degree statutory sex offense and three counts of indecent liberties with a child.

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Coast Guard helps build Habitat home
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/18/2009 - 10:19am.

They're usually busy protecting the waterways in our area. Today they traded in their sea legs for tool belts. Members of the Coast Guard's Marine Safety Unit Wilmington helped build a new home for Habitat for Humanity on Prices Lane in Wilmington.

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NHRMC cancer seminar being held Thursday night
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/18/2009 - 10:09am.

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in America, according to the American Cancer Society. Now is your chance to learn more about the disease, and the newest technology in cancer treatment.

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Teacher reference policies under the microscope
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/17/2009 - 5:45pm.

videoFormer Williston Middle School teacher Jessica Wishnask was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a fifteen-year-old student. Before that, she resigned from Williston after being suspended twice and managed to move on and teach in another county, partially because New Hanover County schools gave her a good recommendation.

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