New & Popular News
destiny.jpg
Students get on bus to learn in lab
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 3:05pm.

The DESTINY Science Bus Discovery from UNC Chapel Hill transformed into a classroom for a New Hanover High School biology class for the day. DESTINY stands for Delivering Edge-cutting Science Technology and Internet across North Carolina for Years to come.

Full Story »
columbus_county_schools.jpg
Columbus Co. stops student paddling after finding out it spanked 2nd most in state
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 2:21pm.

video It may seem like something from the old days, but children are still being paddled in North Carolina schools.Columbus County Schools recently abandoned the punishment after finding out the district was using it more than all but one school district in the state.

Full Story »
legbfast.jpg
City, state leaders talk issues over breakfast
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 10:48am.

Jobs, jobs, jobs. That was the focus of the annual legislative breakfast with members of Wilmington City Council and our state legislature.

Full Story »
padgett100.jpg
Padgett doing well after kidney, pancreas transplant
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 9:49am.

Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett is recovering after undergoing a dual-organ transplant yesterday. City spokeswoman Malissa Talbert says Padgett is resting at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Maryland.

Full Story »
hamburger.jpg
Columbus Co., Whiteville schools stop using USDA beef
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 9:23am.

There's no "pink slime" on the menu any more at school in Columbus County. The county's two school districts have stopped using beef from the USDA.

Full Story »
questionmark.jpg
Sound familiar? Mysterious booms rattle Wisconsin city
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 9:12am.

It looks like a town in Wisconsin has joined coastal North Carolina in trying to figure out the mysterious booms that sometimes shake, rattle and roll.

Full Story »
66inmate66.jpg
Citizens Academy shows law enforcement works with a bang
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 10:51pm.

video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Citizens Academy program is very well received. This is the fifth such academy to give people a chance to view life as a deputy.

Full Story »
sports100.jpg
WWAY'S Tuesday night sports - March 20
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 10:43pm.

video On Tuesday night we featured UNC's Stilman White. Extended playing time just might be in the former Hoggard standout's future. We checked in on the NC State Wolfpack as well. On top of that we made a visit to Brooks Field to see UNCW take on Charleston in baseball.

Full Story »
Features