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Trial begins in police officer's death

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video It's been more than a year since Wilmington Police officer Richard Matthews died after crashing into a tree during a high-speed chase. Today jury selection is underway in the trial of the man who led that chase, Anthony Pierce. He faces several charges, including second-degree murder. Full story...
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Stranded West Columbus students back home

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Twelve WCHS students abroad in Denmark have made it back to North Carolina after the volcanic ash cloud stretched an 11-day trip to 20 days. Full story...
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New Hanover County Board of Education favors proposed sales tax increase

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In an Interim Meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Education passed a resolution in favor of the one quarter cent sales tax increase currently proposed by the New Hanover County government. Full story...
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'Eastbound & Down' heads to Mexico for Season 2, Taps new regulars

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Season 2 of HBO’s Eastbound & Down is coming together. The setting for the underrated comedy starring Danny McBride will move from Wilmington to Mexico, with Michael Pena and Ana de la Reguera joining as new regulars. Full story...
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Do you owe county taxes?

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video Coming up tonight at 6 p.m., we'll see why New Hanover County decided to advertise delinquent taxes in small newspapers and why the county is required to buy ad space for the list. In the meantime, click on this story to see if you owe taxes. Full story...
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Cloudy explanation for water problem

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Families and businesses in downtown Wilmington say something was in their water Thursday evening. Despite alerting the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority of the problem, they were given no explanation for the conditions. Full story...
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Stranded Brit finally headed home

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Earlier this week we told you about a teenager from England stranded here in Wilmington because of the volcanic eruption in Iceland. Well, he is finally on his way home. Full story...
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GOP hosts candidates forum

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WWAY's Ann McAdams moderated the GOP forum at the historic New Hanover County Courthouse in Downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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UNCW breaks ground on new psych building

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The new psychology building will be the second part of four building health education center in the middle of campus. Full story...
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Port City Java fighting to keep its headquarters

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video Wilmington's coffee shop of choice is fighting over its headquarters. Port City Java was slapped with an eviction, but the company says it paid its rent. Full story...
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