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Local woman in running for T-shirt design competition

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The next time you visit a J. Jill boutique you could be buying a T-shirt designed by a local woman. Full story...
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Senior Center earns certificate of excellence

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New Hanover County's Department of Aging Senior Center has earned a certificate of excellence, making the center one of the highest ranked in the state. Full story...
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Injured deputy receives "Officer Down" fund

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Law enforcement officers gathered Friday to help a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy who was badly injured in a motorcycle accident in May. Full story...
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10 new candidates to run for office

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It was a busy day Friday at the New Hanover County Board of Elections. The filing deadline was Friday at noon, and 10 new candidates signed up to run for elected office. The headline today is former Wilmington Mayor Harper Peterson, filing to run for the office again. View a complete list of candidates here Full story...
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Online retailer ships final Harry Potter book early

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videoA North Carolina couple received a magical surprise this week. A copy of J.K. Rowling's final Harry Potter book arrived in the mail. An online retailer mistakenly shipped about 3,000 copies of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" several days too early. Full story...
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Temperatures reach 90s Friday

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Temperatures were in the 90s again Friday and for some people, that's dangerously high. This week New Hanover County Regional Medical Center has seen an increase in people with heat-related illnesses. Full story...
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Sharks Surface at NC Beaches

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A shark bite at North Topsail Beach Yesterday was the second in two days off North Carolina beaches. Fourteen year-old Matthew Baker was only up to his knees in the ocean yesterday when a shark bit his calf. Full story...
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Local educators score high

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State school districts recently completed an evaluation of their teachers. How did educators in our area fare? Full story...
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Two new faces running for City Council

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Two new faces are in the running for Wilmington City Council. Kristi Tomey announcing her bid, minutes before Ricky Meeks announced his. Full story...
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Fans pre-paying for final Harry Potter

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videoFriday night you'll finally be able to get your hands on the new Harry Potter book. But Thursday WWAY NewsChannel 3's Stephanie Beecken had the chance to go inside Books-a-Million's stock room for a sneak peak. Full story...
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Two teens arrested for Oak Island murder

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videoTwo Oak Island teens are behind bars tonight charged with murder. Authorities arrested the teens Wednesday morning on drug charges. Less than 24 hours later they had enough evidence to charge them with Phillip Cook's murder. Police will not say what evidence they have against 18-year-old Joshua Caudill and 19-year-old James Martin. Full story...
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Teen dies after being hit by van, truck

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A Wilmington teenager is dead after being hit by a van and a truck last night near Monkey Junction. Full story...
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Film incentives bill includes post-production

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The Department of Revenue announced that the state 15 percent tax credit for movie production now includes post-production. Full story...
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New coastal evacuation plan in the works

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videoIf a hurricane hit our coast would you know where to go? A new coastal evacuation plan is currently in the works. The new evacuation plan would let people know exactly where to go when evacuation orders are given, in the event of a category 4 or 5 storm. Full story...
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Creekwood program focuses on safe summer

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videoA new program is giving local kids a safe haven this summer. Safety is often an issue in the Creekwood community. This summer, kids there have someone to turn to. Full story...
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