Daily Archives: March 28, 2014

Britt’s Donuts season opening sweeter than ever
The 75th annual season opening had folks lined down the boardwalk at Carolina Beach. This year was celebrated with the publishing of a book, Britt's Donuts: Forever Sweet. WWAY's Sara Hopkins reports live at the spring opening. Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:49pm
Four sent to the hospital after school bus crash
One woman is recovering tonight after Highway Patrol says she rear-ended a school bus Friday morning. Investigators say a woman driving a van on Highway 701 hit the bus when it stopped near Dogwood Lane in Whiteville. Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:38pm
Son of former BSL police chief charged with heroin possession
The son of a former Boiling Spring Lakes police chief was arrested Thursday in Wilmington with several bags of heroin, according to police. Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:55pm
Consignment sale kicks off in Wilmington
As the seasons change, so do your kids' wardrobes. If you're searching for a deal, Pass It On Cape Fear is one way to make your hunt for a bargain a little easier. Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:47am
Louisville assistant Kevin Keatts to be next UNCW hoops coach
UNC Wilmington has found its new men's basketball coach. University of Louisville Associate Head Coach Kevin Keatts is the next coach for the Seahawks. He replaces Buzz Peterson, who was fired March 11 after four seasons. Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:50am
ONLY ON 3: Church group building handicap bathroom for amputee has materials, trailer stolen
One minute it was there, and the next it was gone. Members of the Haw Bluff Baptist Church in Bladen County say someone stole a trailer full of materials being used to build a handicap accessible bathroom for a double amputee. Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:13am
Court: NC lawmakers must release some documents
A federal magistrate says North Carolina state legislators can't ignore subpoenas from attorneys seeking documents that may help explain how and why last year's election and voting overhaul law was developed and approved. But the court also ruled late Thursday the lawmakers could still cite a legal doctrine giving them the privilege to keep private certain internal files. Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:57am
Judge backs NC prison hand-held camera requirement
RALEIGH, NC (AP) — A federal judge has agreed with an outside expert who recommends that North Carolina Central Prison staffers use hand-held cameras to record how some prisoners are treated once subdued. U.S. District Court Judge Terrence Boyle signed a ruling Thursday related to a lawsuit alleging abuse by correctional officers within the prison’s Read more... Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:50am
Wos, NC lawmakers at odds during meeting
The heat has been turned up on North Carolina's health agency secretary by legislative leaders questioning whether her office can operate the department effectively and pull off Medicaid reform. Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:47am
NC regulators missed crack in Duke coal ash dam
Photos taken earlier this month show North Carolina regulators apparently failed to notice a large crack opening in an earthen dam holding back millions of tons of Duke Energy's coal ash near the Cape Fear River. Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:42am