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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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NC moves to fine Duke over coal ash pollution near Wilmington

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videoDuke Energy is feeling the heat from the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The agency sent a letter to Duke today saying the company must start addressing groundwater contamination issues from the Sutton steam plant. Full story...
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City, county leaders prioritize Garner Report

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videoNew Hanover County Commission and Wilmington City council met at the New Hanover County Executive Development Center Tuesday to discuss a handful of strategies they want to move forward with first. This is a follow up meeting to discuss the strategies stem the 100-thousand-dollar garner report presented earlier this year. Full story...
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Leland traffic a mess for many

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videoThere is no doubt about it; sitting in traffic is a pain. A pain folks driving between Leland and Wilmington know all too well lately. Full story...
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WPD: Driver charged with DWI after hitting school bus had .13 BAC

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videoThe first day of school in New Hanover County got off to a scary start for some middle school students after police say a drunk driver hit their bus. Full story...
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Wilmington charter school meets enrollment requirements

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videoA Wilmington charter school says it has the right number of students as it started its second year today. Last year, Douglass Academy only had about half of the enrollment required by state law. Full story...
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