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Catlin, Jordan square off in first debate

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The fall campaign season is upon us. Tonight, candidates for NC House District 20 met for a debate sponsored by WWAY and WHQR. Rick Catlin and Betsy Jordan squared off in a candidate’s forum and both candidates started off talking film incentives. Full story...
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UPDATE: NAACP holds memorial for Bladenboro teen

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The North Carolina NAACP will hold a community meeting and memorial service for a Bladen County teen found dead last month.video Full story...
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UNCW to host UNC in men's soccer on Tuesday; Heels & Wolfpack look to rebound in football

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videoThe 22nd-ranked UNCW Seahawks will host 10th-ranked UNC Chapel Hill on Tuesday at the UNCW Soccer Stadium for a 7 p.m. kickoff. The UNC Tar Heels and the NC State Wolfpack football teams both lost over the weekend. We have reaction from former South Columbus Stallion Ethan Farmer and NC State head coach Dave Doeren. Plus, the Wilmington Tigers earned a playoff spot over the weekend. Full story...
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Wake County schools experience three deaths in a week

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Officials with the Wake County Public School System are offering sympathies after the deaths of three students in separate incidents in the past week. Full story...
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Money for NC private school vouchers begins moving

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The first of millions of taxpayer dollars in payments have been sent to private and religious schools across North Carolina while an appeals court considers a judge's ruling that a new scholarship program for low-income public school children is unconstitutional on several levels. Full story...
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NC Democrats' leader files complaint over mailers

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A North Carolina Democratic Party leader has asked the State Board of Elections to investigate inaccuracies in voter registration application mailers sent by a conservative-leaning advocacy group. Full story...
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Tillis draws foreign policy focus in NC Senate ad

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U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis is continuing to try to shift the emphasis in his race against Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan to foreign policy in a new television commercial. Full story...
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NC high school player dies after collapse

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A high school football player in North Carolina has died after he collapsed before a game last weekend. Wake County Schools announced Monday that Isaiah Langston of Rolesville High School died after collapsing on the field before Friday night's game with Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School. Full story...
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License plate commemorates Kings Mountain battle

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North Carolina officials have come up with a license plate to commemorate the Battle of Kings Mountain during the American Revolution. The Gaston Gazette reported the plate was designed by Westmoreland Printers of Shelby. Full story...
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NC group reviewing man's conviction in death

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A North Carolina group is reviewing the case of a man convicted of killing a University of North Carolina Charlotte student more than six years ago. The Charlotte Observer reported the North Carolina Center on Actual Innocence is investigating claims that 46-year-old Mark Carver was wrongly convicted of killing Irina Yarmolenko. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Get fit on your lunch break

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videoMany people don't believe it's possible to work out their whole body in less time. Many think you just can't get the same effect as if you were exercising for hours. But, according to WWAY's Helen Holt, it is possible. She shows us in the Fit Minute. Full story...
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NCDOT explains Sunday's traffic jam in Leland

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videoLeland traffic is making headlines once again. Unannounced maintenance work led to a big build up of traffic last night. Today the DOT told us what they were doing and why it happened. Full story...
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AT&T launches U-verse in New Hanover County

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AT&T launched u-verse to portions of the county, including Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. AT&T says one of the advantages to u-verse is that they have internet, tv, and phone services working together. Full story...
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WPD explains use of force tactics

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videoIt seems encounters with law enforcement are becoming more violent across the country. Even here, we've been following a story about a Wilmington police officer accused of choking and threatening a handcuffed teen in his patrol car. So, what are the approved use of force tactics? Full story...
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Dozens of dead sharks wash ashore in Oak Island

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video It was a shocking sight for some residents of Oak Island on the beach yesterday when about 50 sharks were lying by the shore dead. Dozens of sharks washed ashore ranging anywhere between 1 to 4 feet in size, now the NC Division of Marine Fisheries investigated the situation and they think they know the cause. Full story...
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