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Archive for May, 2013

New trailer released for locally-filmed movie ‘We’re the Millers’

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

The official trailer for We're the Millers has been released. The new movie filmed several scenes in the Port City last summer. Trailer contains some adult content.

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Man charged for having more than 20,000 bags of heroin

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

A man who was reportedly arrested in possession of 22,000 bags of heroin is behind bars in the New Hanover County Jail, according to authorities.

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State Ports Authority honors Merchant Mariners

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) –The State Ports Authority honored Merchant Mariners who served during World War II. A wreath and flowers were tossed into the Cape Fear River on Wednesday.

Veterans say it’s important to hold ceremonies like this so that generations to come remember the sacrifices that were made to protect our freedom.

Senior Manager at the Port of Wilmington, Steve Jackson said, “Someone mentioned to us last year that spoke and said that if we didn’t have the Merchant Mariners, we wouldn’t have won World War II and if we didn’t win World War II, Hitler would have won. So I recognize the freedom that we have and we wouldn’t have had it if we didn’t succeed in World War II and we couldn’t have done it without the Merchant Mariners.”

Of the nearly 243,000 Merchant Marines who served during World War II, more than 9,500 died.

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Cape Fear Museum to host fourth annual Stormfest

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

It is that time of the year again! The Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will host the fourth annual Stormfest Saturday, June 1, according to a news release.

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DMV to review Wilmington police officer’s license

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

The State Highway Patrol has requested the DMV reexamine the driver’s license of a Wilmington police officer

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