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Local restaurant tries to help save UNCW Track
The fight for UNCW Track continued this weekend with a fundraiser for the team at PT's Old Fashioned Grille. Sun, 04/26/2015 - 7:47pm
Ku Klux Klan fliers left in Brunswick Co driveways
BRUNSWICK CO, NC (WWAY)– The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after Winnabow residents reported bags of rice sitting in their driveways over the weekend. Spokeswoman Emily Flax says deputies collected 130 of these bags on Saturday and Sunday. Flax says there is a flyer from the Karolina Knights inside the bag of rice. The grand Read more... Sun, 04/26/2015 - 7:04pm
Paddleboard contest attracts people from across the world
WRIGHTSVILLE, NC (WWAY) — The 5th annual Carolina Cup ended Sunday with an Australian and New Zealander capturing the elite victories. Travis Grant and now 3-time champion Annabel Anderson took home the first place titles. Organizers say this 4 day 13.2 mile paddleboard competition attracted competitors from 20 nations and 40 states. A portion of the Read more... Sun, 04/26/2015 - 7:02pm
Volunteers create oyster reef in Carolina Beach
CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Hundreds of volunteers tackled a big Work on Wilmington project Saturday at Carolina Beach State Park. The goal was to construct an oyster reef in the Cape Fear River. More than 300 GE Hitachi employees moved 1,400 bags of limestone marl and 2,000 bags of oyster shells to get the work Read more... Sun, 04/26/2015 - 1:05pm
Smoking materials cause fire at apartment complex
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Fire Department responded to a structure fire early Sunday morning at the Pines of Wilmington. WFD Battalion Chief Randy Burton said when units arrived to the scene, firefighters found a small outside fire that had involved the siding of one apartment. He says the fire was quickly extinguished and they removed smoke from inside Read more... Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:42am
Surf contest held to raise money for Pleasure Island lifeguards.
Surfing to raise money for Pleasure Island lifeguards
CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A little rain didn’t stop this surf contest from happening Saturday. Tony Silvagni Surf School hosted a surf contest on Halmet Avenue in Carolina Beach and contestants were surfing for a life saving cause. 100% of the money raised goes towards the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach lifeguards. Silvagni says the Read more... Sat, 04/25/2015 - 6:32pm
Business expo held at North Brunswick High School Saturday.
Expo connects business owners and community
LELAND, NC (WWAY) — The North Brunswick Business Expo was held Saturday for the community to see what several businesses in the area have to offer in products or services. The expo was presented by North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce and offered seminars with topics ranging from energy efficiency & home improvement, hurricane preparedness, to Read more... Sat, 04/25/2015 - 1:08pm
Community rides to honor fallen law enforcement.
Community rides for fallen law enforcement
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — More than 100 people biked for a good cause Saturday morning. Wilmington’s Blue Knights Chapter held their annual motorcycle ride Saturday to support the New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick county law enforcement officers that have been injured or killed in the line of duty. The law enforcement escorted ride started in Read more... Sat, 04/25/2015 - 12:33pm