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

New Hanover County News

FIRST ON 3: Wilmington Police Dept. Lt. Yolanda Sparrow graduates from FBI National Academy

READ MORE:
The Wilmington Police Department is proud to announce the graduation of Lieutenant Yolanda R. Sparrow from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Lt. Sparrow was selected among seven candidates from the State of North Carolina and 272 candidates representing 49 states in the US and District of Columbia, 26 international countries, five military organizations and four federal civilian organizations Full story...
»

UNCW reacts to Mehrtens's resignation

READ MORE:
videoEmotions are flying high as the UNCW Seahawks begin another journey to find a new athletics director. Full story...
»

Tickets available Wednesday for Bobcats exhibition game at UNCW

READ MORE:
The NBA's Charlotte Bobcats will conduct an intrasquad exhibition game at 5 p.m. Sunday at Trask Coliseum. Doors open at 4 p.m. Tickets are free with a limit of four tickets per person and 25 tickets for non-profit groups. Full story...
»

Note from NHC on fire service consolidation this week

READ MORE:
Friday, October 1st is the day a new consolidated fire service begins operation in New Hanover County and fire officials are expecting a seamless transition. While the Myrtle Grove Volunteer Fire Station will cease operation, residents of that part of the county can be assured both volunteers and career firefighters will respond to emergencies from within the same district. Full story...
»

UPDATED: UNCW Athletics Director resigns; Not related to "rolling" incident says Chancellor

READ MORE:
video UNCW Athletics Director Kelly Mehrtens has resigned. Mehrtens made the announcement at a news conference this morning on campus. Chancellor says women's basketball incident not linked to resignation. Full story...
»

Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry goes to winter schedule

READ MORE:
The N.C. Department of Transportation's Ferry Division announces that the Southport-Fort Fisher route will revert to its winter schedule of departures beginning Monday, Sept. 27. Full story...
»

Lavin to join Theater Hall of Fame

READ MORE:
Wilmington's resident Tony winner is about to add another accolade to her resume. Playbill.com reports Linda Lavin will be inducted to the theater Hall of Fame in January. Full story...
»

Local beach favorite closes for the season

READ MORE:
A local Carolina Beach favorite has closed up shop, if you're in the mood for Britt’s donuts, you're out of luck until the spring. Full story...
»

YMCA Triathlon a huge success

READ MORE:
videoWilmington Family YMCA now has more money to go toward its physical fitness and community programs. Almost 1,500 participants and hundreds more spectators came to Wrightsville Beach before the sun was even up Saturday morning to participate in the 32nd YMCA Triathlon. Full story...
»

Local gas station changing hands

READ MORE:
videoA Wilmington corner store will be changing hands Tuesday. Monday is the last day the Shell gas station on the corner of Third Street and Red Cross will be Tops Mart. Long-time managers threw a farewell party Saturday to say thank you and good-bye to their loyal locals. Full story...
»