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Jury brings back guilty verdict in 2011 murder

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videoA Columbus County jury this evening returned a guilty verdict in a 2011 murder case. They found Albert Henry, 37, guilty of second-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon in the death of Chad Bellamy in Tabor City, according to District Attorney Jon David. Full story...
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New Housing Authority CEO wants to be clear about what she's doing with your tax dollars

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video The Wilmington Housing Authority is under new leadership. Katrina Redmond starts as CEO August 4th. Redmond is looking to move forward in every aspect especially when it comes to crime. "When you look at redevelopment or developing new, crime has to be a part of your design," Redmond said. Full story...
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Senior citizen charged for drugs at Carolina Beach

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A senior citizen faces drug charges after a bust last night in Carolina Beach. The police department's Vice Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at the home of John R. Lunsford, 69, in the 1400 block of Snapper Lane. Full story...
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Supply man charged in Brunswick County's largest heroin bust

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A Supply man is in jail after deputies say they made the biggest heroin bust in Brunswick County's history. Deputies say they found 8,000 bindles of heroin in a car Kevin Jermaine Hankins was driving. Full story...
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Report: NC falling behind in offshore energy

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videoA new report says North Carolina is falling behind when it comes to offshore wind power. Environment North Carolina Field Director Dave Rogers says Gov. Pat McCrory and other state leaders are to blame. Full story...
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McCrory says he'd veto Senate pay plan

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Gov. Pat McCrory says he'd veto any North Carolina budget plan on his desk that raises teacher pay dramatically like the Senate wants because it would mean huge cuts elsewhere to pay for it. Full story...
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Several taken to hospital after N. Kerr crash

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videoA head-on crash shut down part of N. Kerr Ave. this morning sending several people to the hospital, including two children. Full story...
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Sneak Peek at new Cape Fear Community College Humanities and Fine Arts Center

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videoRising on Third Street in downtown Wilmington is the new Cape Fear Community College Humanities and Fine Arts Center. When complete it will seat between 1500 and 1600 people and bring world class performances and concerts to the Cape Fear region. New Director Shane Fernando gives us a sneak peek as the building takes shape and says the building should be open in the spring or early summer of 2015. Full story...
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Barth brothers to hold free kicking camp; Wil Baumann named to watch list for national award

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videoConnor and Casey Barth will hold a free football kicking camp in Wilmington on Sunday afternoon at Hoggard High School. Wil Baumann, another former Hoggard football standout, made a prestigious list on Wednesday that will put the NC State punter in contention for the national punter of the year award. Plus more! Full story...
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SURPRISE SQUAD: Woman gets help from WWAY and co-workers

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videoThanks to a generous donation from Perry's Emporium, the Surprise Squad was in Bolivia Wednesday. WWAY helped out several people, surprising them by paying their water bills. When one employee couldn't pay her own water bill, the compassion of her co-workers came through. Full story...
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Wilmington mosque one step closer to reality

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videoA vacant building on 16th and Rankin streets in Wilmington is one step closer to being turned into a new mosque. The property got conditional special use approval at a Wilmington planning commission meeting tonight. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Captain of Coffee Tables

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videoThe 'Captain of Coffee Tables' is in the spotlight as our Extraordinary Person of the Week. His latest venture is a fresh take on the Fort Fisher Hermit. Full story...
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UPDATE: Former Sheriff Ron Hewett jailed on federal weapon charge

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videoFormer Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett is back behind bars after being accused of possessing a firearm as a felon. Full story...
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Other driver cited in head-on crash with deputy

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy has been involved in a head-on crash at Eastwood Road and Rogersville Road this afternoon, according to NHSO spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Padgett wishes other council members spent more of travel budget

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videoWilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett's spending habits are making headlines again. Padgett overspent on her travel budget for the fiscal year that just ended. She's the only council member to do so, and it's not the first time. Full story...
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