Hammerheads can’t overcome bad start against the Battery

Hammerheads Battery Submitted: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 8:31pm
Updated: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 8:32pm

The Charleston Battery soccer squad made the Wilmington Hammerheads pay for a slow start at Legion Stadium on Sunday. The Hammerheads outplayed the Battery in the second half, but it was too little too late for Wilmington.

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Former UNCW catcher Cody Stanley gets his first MLB hit

Former UNCW catcher takes advantage of his call-up Submitted: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 7:36pm
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Former UNCW catcher Cody Stanley recorded his first major league hit on Sunday for the St. Louis Cardinals. It was a line drive single in the 8th inning. Stanley eventually scored, but the Cardinals lost 6-3 to Milwaukee.

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Ku Klux Klan fliers left in Brunswick Co driveways

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Updated: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 7:13pm

BRUNSWICK CO, NC (WWAY)– The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after Winnabow residents reported bags of rice sitting in their driveways over the weekend. Spokeswoman Emily Flax says deputies collected 130 of these bags on Saturday and Sunday. Flax says there is a flyer from the Karolina Knights inside the bag of rice. The grand Read more…

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Paddleboard contest attracts people from across the world

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Updated: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 7:09pm

WRIGHTSVILLE, NC (WWAY) — The 5th annual Carolina Cup ended Sunday with an Australian and New Zealander capturing the elite victories. Travis Grant and now 3-time champion Annabel Anderson took home the first place titles. Organizers say this 4 day 13.2 mile paddleboard competition attracted competitors from 20 nations and 40 states. A portion of the Read more…

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Volunteers create oyster reef in Carolina Beach

Submitted: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 1:05pm
Updated: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 7:10pm

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Hundreds of volunteers tackled a big Work on Wilmington project Saturday at Carolina Beach State Park. The goal was to construct an oyster reef in the Cape Fear River. More than 300 GE Hitachi employees moved 1,400 bags of limestone marl and 2,000 bags of oyster shells to get the work Read more…

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Smoking materials cause fire at apartment complex

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Updated: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 7:07pm

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Fire Department responded to a structure fire early Sunday morning at the Pines of Wilmington. WFD Battalion Chief Randy Burton said when units arrived to the scene, firefighters found a small outside fire that had involved the siding of one apartment. He says the fire was quickly extinguished and they removed smoke from inside Read more…

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Surfing to raise money for Pleasure Island lifeguards

Surf contest held to raise money for Pleasure Island lifeguards. Submitted: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 6:32pm
Updated: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 7:11pm

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A little rain didn’t stop this surf contest from happening Saturday. Tony Silvagni Surf School hosted a surf contest on Halmet Avenue in Carolina Beach and contestants were surfing for a life saving cause. 100% of the money raised goes towards the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach lifeguards. Silvagni says the Read more…

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