make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

New Hanover County News

Wilmington man dies in apartment fire

READ MORE:
video A man was killed Saturday night in an apartment fire at 2114 Burnett Blvd. According to Battalion Chief David Hines, a spokesman from the Wilmington Fire Department, the victim was 62 year-old John Franklin Sutton. Full story...
»

Flyers cruise by the Seahawks in Dayton

READ MORE:
The Dayton Flyers led from start to finish on Saturday afternoon against the UNC Wilmington Seahawks. Buzz Peterson's team will make their home debut on Tuesday against Marshall at Trask Coliseum. Full story...
»

Olympian heads field in Surf to Sound Challenge

READ MORE:
Stand Up Paddleboard(SUP) competitors from three nations, ten states and the District of Columbia, enjoyed sunny skies and temperatures in the 60's for Saturday's inaugural NC Surf to Sound Challenge at Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: Video from inside store as clerk shoots robber

READ MORE:
video One day after a Wilmington convenience store clerk shot a would-be robber, we're getting a look at the shooting and hearing more from the store owner. Full story...
»

Community steps up to open hearts, homes to Marines on Thanksgiving

READ MORE:
With the help of 27 host families, a bus load of 54 Marines will make their way to the port Port City for a delicious meal and hospitality this Thanksgiving. Full story...
»

Eleven Cape Fear area schools receive math and science grants

READ MORE:
Scotchman Convenience Stores and the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program have awarded $5,500 in grant funding to 11 area schools to support math and science education. Full story...
»

Six-month investigation leads to drug, weapons bust

READ MORE:
video Wilmington Police say a six-month investigation has taken a huge stash of drugs and stolen weapons off the street Five men face a number of charges. Police Chief Ralph Evangelous says investigators believe these suspects were big suppliers in the area. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Man's 3,300-mile walk for cause ends in Carolina Beach

READ MORE:
video The saying goes, "You'll never understand a person until you've walked a mile in their shoes." How about 3,300 miles? That's how far a former Wilmington city employee has walked to raise awareness and money so needy people can have clean water. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: Clerk makes good on promise to defend store, shoots would-be robber

READ MORE:
videoA would-be armed robber got a taste of his own medicine today when the convenience store clerk pulled out a gun of his own. After being held up last month, the clerk vowed to protect himself and be prepared for future threats. Full story...
»

WPD officer recovering after cheap shot at downtown bar

READ MORE:
videoAn Apex man and a Wrightsville Beach man face assault charges after allegedly attacking an off-duty cop. It happened over the weekend at a downtown Wilmington bar. Full story...
»