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New park in Wilmington opens Thursday
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/29/2009 - 9:58am.

A ribbon cutting takes place at James E.L. Wade Park at 3500 Bethel Road. It begins at 10:30 Thursday morning.

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Police make arrests in two Wilmington murders
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/28/2009 - 5:55pm.

videoThe Wilmington Police Department made arrests in the Daryon Walker and Dyuane Simpson murder cases Wednesday afternoon.

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Immigrants become US citzens in Southport
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/28/2009 - 5:33pm.

videoAt Wednesday’s naturalization ceremony in Southport, 98 people became US citizens. For Rafael Torres and many others, citizenship has been a long time coming. “This is the end of the process today, after basically 1999 when I arrived in North Carolina."

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New company to use Port of Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/28/2009 - 5:18pm.

More business is on the way for the Port of Wilmington Independent Container Line has signed on to begin weekly service between Wilmington, and northern Europe and the United Kingdom. The weekly trips will start in late March.

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Star News classifieds down by thirty percent
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/28/2009 - 5:03pm.

The New York Times Company is battling along with the rest of the newspaper industry to remain upright during the financial meltdown. The Star News, which is owned by the Times, has seen a decrease in in classifieds and ad revenue as well.

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Career Day at Leland Middle School
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/28/2009 - 4:58pm.

Twenty-one area professionals visited the students at Leland Middle School and explained all that is involved with their careers. The students heard from a pediatrician, veterinarian, district attorney and even a Screen Gems stunt man, among others.

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Dog eludes Jacksonville airport employees
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/28/2009 - 3:53pm.

Employees at the Albert J. Ellis Airport in Jacksonville are trying to rescue a dog that has lived near the airport for more than a year. But they can't catch him.

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Recession is bringing tough times to downtown businesses
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/28/2009 - 3:39pm.

videoHere in Wilmington, the recession continues to hit downtown businesses with a one-two punch, leading some businesses owners to fear they will have to close their doors.

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75th anniversary of the Wrightsville Beach fire
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Wed, 01/28/2009 - 1:07pm.

videoEach summer, coastal towns worry about the potential of a devastating hurricane. But for Wrightsville Beach, perhaps the greatest disaster happened in the middle of winter.

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WHQR will continue to operate on half of last year's budget
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/28/2009 - 12:21pm.

After cutting four key positions last month, Wilmington's public radio station has mapped out a new plan.

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