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Hammerheads temporarily lose two players; plus see the best rushing TD of the season?

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videoTwo players on the Wilmington Hammerheads team have been suspended by USL Pro for their roles in an altercation on the soccer field last Saturday in California. Plus, the frontrunner for the play of the year for high school football appears to be a rushing touchdown from last week's West Columbus-East Columbus game. Full story...
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Profits melted by Mother Nature

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videoThis summer has been a bit of a mixed bag for business at area beaches. What Michael Velez says, he says with a smile. He said running Carolina Beach Creamery has been a dream come true, of sorts. But, a bit of a letdown too. Full story...
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Leland man accused of setting stolen truck on fire

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A Leland man is in custody accused of stealing a truck, and setting it on fire in the woods. A news release said Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Jesse Lynn Williams, 27, at his home Wednesday. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Dancing with a Star

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videoYou're about to meet a woman who moved away as a young girl to attend a school of dance. She wouldn't have had to move if such a school was available near her community. So, years later after becoming an engineer, she decided risk it all. She quit the engineering gig and laced up her shoes again....non-profit style. Tonight, we're 'Dancing with a Star'. Full story...
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Big Weekend for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

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videoThis weekend the Muscular Dystrophy Association will host their annual MDA Show Strength Telethon right here on ABC. Full story...
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Two Leland officers quit amid investigations, third fired

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videoThree Leland police officers are off the force amid state and internal investigations. Full story...
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Team of the Week - West Columbus

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videoWest Columbus High is this week's WWAY Farm Bureau Mayfaire Team of the Week recipient. The Vikings won their football season opener for the first time since 2006. It was a decisive victory over a county rival. Full story...
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Combination classes helping Pender Co. teacher shortage

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videoMulti-age classrooms are a new experience for some students and parents, but even though it's new to them it's nothing new to the school system. Pender county school South Topsail Elementary surprised one mom at open house telling her, her daughter would be with first and second graders in the same classroom. Full story...
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Kure Beach surfer plans to set Guinness World Record

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video A Kure Beach surfer plans to beat a Guinness World Record this weekend. Last year Ben Shaw beat a North Carolina record after surfing every single day for 439 days. Now he wants to try for a different title. Full story...
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Dosher trustees vote to cut staff

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videoTrustees have decided how Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport will cut costs to make up for financial struggles. Last month WWAY was first to report the hospital was preparing employees for potential layoffs or early retirement packages. Full story...
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Anonymous tip leads to stolen seahawk statue

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videoUNCW says the seahawk statue stolen from campus last month has been found. According to a news release, CrimeStoppers got an anonymous tip Thursday. Full story...
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Police: Man arrested after officers catch him with loaded Glock in hand

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Police say ShotSpotter alerts led them to a man who was caught firing a glock within Wilmington city limits, leaving a bullet hole in his neighbor's home. Full story...
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Firefighters look for cause after flames spark at Wrightsville Beach home

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Firefighters say flames are out after a fire sparked at a vacant beach home early this morning. Full story...
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Hammerheads won't have a point reduction

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videoPoint deductions are costly. Just tell that to the Wilmington Hammerheads last year. It turned out to cost the team a playoff spot in 2013. Due to an altercation on Saturday between the Wilmington Hammerheads and the Orange County Blues there was a fairly good chance the Hammerheads may have to suffer a point deduction this season. As it turns out, that won't happen. Full story...
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Former Laney standout advances to second round of WNBA playoffs

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videoFormer Laney Buccaneer Tamera Young may have saved her best game of the season for crunch time. Chicago trailed by 20 points in game 3 of a best of 3 first round WNBA playoff series. Young scored 16 points in Chicago's come from behind 81-80 victory. Full story...
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