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Archive for September, 2014

First Alert Forecast: A few coastal showers though Saturday, but clearing up for your Sunday

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

The last weekend of summer begins with northeast breezes, clouds, and coastal showers. 

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Moped driver seriously injured after falling off bike

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Police say the driver lost control and fell off of his moped near the intersection of Wrightsville Avenue and Oleander Drive on Saturday afternoon.

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2nd Annual Dragon Boat Regatta rows in attention

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — From fun, crazy costumes to serious competition, everyone was in good spirits at the 2nd Annual Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta and Festival this weekend.

Over 17 teams competed with each one consisting of 21 members. Those racing were not just racing for the top place, but for a good cause.

All of the proceeds from this event directly go to benefit Step Up For Soldiers and their programs providing volunteer services for renovations, recreation and recognition for recently disabled veterans.

Bob Lewis, President of Island Men, said proceeds are going back into the local community. “Step Up For Soldiers are building a house up in Monkey Junction. It’s called the Kramer house. The Kramer house will be able to house a veteran coming back him or her family for a period of time when they are going to college or going to retraining or job training.” Lewis said.

Our very own members of the WWAY station were there competing as a team and winning against another Wilmington TV station.

There were beginners to experts competing, even some folks traveling all the way to Maryland for the race.


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Wilmington wedding venues generating big business

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Historic sites such as The Bellamy Mansion Museum also offer rentals for weddings.

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ECU receiver Cam Worthy suspended two games

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

East Carolina senior outside receiver Cam Worthy has been suspended for two games as a result of a school student code of conduct violation.

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