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Battleship attendance best in 18 years
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/09/2012 - 10:34am.

The Battleship North Carolina announced today that attendance continues to increase with the best December in 18 years. Almost 6,800 paid visitors came to the ship in December 2011. Fiscal year visitation numbers are also up, reaching an increase of 13 percent.

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NC firefighters go to fire college
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 01/08/2012 - 8:06pm.

video Before North Carolina firefighters battle flames out in the field they learn in a controlled environment. This weekend hundreds of firefighters came together from across the state for the Pender County Firefighter's Association Fire College.

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UNCW improves to 3-1 in the CAA
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 01/07/2012 - 10:25pm.

After a 0-5 start to the season the UNCW Seahawks are on a roll. They're now tied for second place in the CAA with a 3-1 conference mark. The Seahawks also sport a four game winning streak.

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Pender County native seeks seat in NC House
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 01/07/2012 - 8:11pm.

video Chris Millis is a 28-year-old civil engineer and a Pender County native. He’s running for the 16th District spot in the North Carolina House of Representatives.

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Man dead after car crash in Carolina Beach
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 01/07/2012 - 7:34pm.

One man is dead after losing control of his vehicle Saturday afternoon in Carolina Beach.

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FIRST ON 3: Another Holden Beach home on Starfish Drive catches fire
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 01/07/2012 - 12:07pm.

Firefighters responded to a blaze at 111 Starfish Drive in Holden Beach Saturday around 7:30 a.m. Less than one month ago, the home received water damage while crews worked to put out another fire that destroyed two homes next to it.

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WWAY's Friday night sports - Jan. 6
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 01/07/2012 - 12:24am.

video The Full Court Press is back. Click full story in order to see all of the high school basketball scores from around the region from Friday night. Click the Full Court Press icon on our homepage to watch Friday's Full Court Press.

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UPDATE: Driver in fatal crash identified; deputy out of hospital
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 11:50pm.

video A New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is out of the hospital after an overnight crash that left another driver dead. LISTEN TO RADIO CALL FROM DEPUTY AFTER CRASH.

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