WWAY http://whqr.org en Bald Head Island Ferry runs aground near Battery Island; 13 people injured http://whqr.org/post/bald-head-island-ferry-runs-aground-near-battery-island-13-people-injured <p></p><p>It was just after 9 AM Tuesday morning when the Bald Head Island Ferry "Adventure" traveling to Bald Head Island from Southport ran aground near Battery Island.&nbsp;</p><p>The impact of the grounding injured thirteen people – one potentially seriously. &nbsp;That person was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center. &nbsp;Eleven others went to nearby Dosher Hospital in Southport for treatment. &nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://wwaytv3.com">WWAY’s Sarah Murphy </a>was on the scene and spoke to some deeply-shaken passengers.</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 21:45:15 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 47729 at http://whqr.org Bald Head Island Ferry runs aground near Battery Island; 13 people injured Miracle League previews accessible field and playground http://whqr.org/post/miracle-league-previews-accessible-field-and-playground <p></p><p>The Miracle League of Wilmington will soon boast an open and handicapped-accessible field and playground.&nbsp; This weekend, members unveiled the new recreational facility – at 5510 Olsen Park Lane in Wilmington.&nbsp; That’s according to WWAY TV3.&nbsp;</p><p>This field, unlike other ball fields, is not made out of dirt. Instead, builders used materials that allow anyone with special needs, including wounded warriors and seniors, to access the park.</p><p>Angela Blanton says she is happy her two special needs daughters now have a comfortable place to play.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:12:40 +0000 WWAY TV3 40189 at http://whqr.org Miracle League previews accessible field and playground Wilmington runners in Boston Marathon are safe http://whqr.org/post/wilmington-runners-boston-marathon-are-safe <p></p><p>All the Wilmington runners participating in the Boston Marathon are safe after two bombs exploded near the marathon’s finish line.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwaytv3.com/2013/04/15/local-runners-react-to-boston-marathon-bombings" target="_blank"> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 13:37:04 +0000 WWAY TV3 34891 at http://whqr.org Wilmington runners in Boston Marathon are safe Isaac won't visit NC in the next few days, but tropical weather is here http://whqr.org/post/isaac-wont-visit-nc-next-few-days-tropical-weather-here <p>As Hurricane Isaac churns towards New Orleans, residents along the Gulf Coast are hunkering down and preparing for what will likely be a mid-range Category 1 storm.&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 28 Aug 2012 21:10:04 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 23116 at http://whqr.org Isaac won't visit NC in the next few days, but tropical weather is here