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It is a green light for red light program

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It is a green light for one city program that catches drivers who run red lights. The city's camera program will continue for another three years. Full story...
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Fees may increase for trash in Brunswick County

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Brunswick County residents might have to pay more to dump their trash. The board of commissioners has voted to increase waste water fees 14.3 percent, and increase construction and demolition fees from $49 to $56 per ton. Full story...
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Archaeology Week teaches kids about local fossils

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From furry four legged friends to creatures that walked millions of years ago, Tuesday kids learned all about dinosaurs that once lived in our own backyard. Full story...
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Carolina Canines looks to raise $60,000 in 100 days

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videoCarolina Canines for service launched a major fundraising campaign Monday night. The goal of the 100 day initiative is to raise $60,000 dollars. That is the cost to train and place three service dogs. Full story...
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Night Out makes a stand against crime and drugs

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Communities across North America, including several in our area, are joining forces Tuesday night to make a stand against crime and drugs. Full story...
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Brunswick businesses tap into budgets due to poor county water

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videoLast week we told you about some residents in the southern part of Brunswick County who were concerned about their tap water. This situation has also had a negative financial affect on some Brunswick County businesses. Full story...
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Questions surround Sen. Soles, who is giving no answers

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videoAfter trying to reach Sen. R.C. Soles for weeks regarding extravagant gifts he's allegedly given a Columbus County 17-year-old, he's yet to return our calls. Monday, WWAY’s Ann McAdams drove to the Senator’s office in Tabor City. Not only did Sen. Soles refuse to meet with Ann, she was ordered off his property. Full story...
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Exit ramp in Leland sees reduction for safety reasons

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If you are driving to Leland, you may notice a slight change in your route. The Department of Transportation recently reduced the exit ramp to 17 South from Highway 421 near the battleship to one lane. Full story...
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Officers now set to patrol Holden Beach

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There are a new set of wheels on Holden Beach. There will now be police officers patrolling the beach strand. They said they will be acting as a resource for the community helping with safety and enforcement. Full story...
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Sheriff's looking for missing Brunswick County teenager

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Law enforcement officers in Brunswick County are looking for a missing teenager. Denise Cook is 16 years old, and from Supply. She has not been seen since Friday. Full story...
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