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Despite budget concerns, Pender County teachers ready for school year

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Even with budget concerns on their minds, teachers and staff kicked off the new school year. Hundreds of educators gathered to ring in the year with a celebration at Topsail High School. Full story...
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New Hanover County Sheriff's recover 57 bags of heroin, Wilmington man arrested

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it has taken a Wilmington drug dealer off the streets, following a two week investigation. Full story...
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Man arrested for allegedly stealing from purses in New Hanover courthouse

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It takes some guts to steal something right in front of a judge, but that is exactly what one Wilmington man is accused of doing. Full story...
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Bladen County excited about Dupont and new jobs

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videoThere is some positive economic news from Bladen County. The Dupont facility on the Bladen/Cumberland County line is expanding. The company's 55 million dollar investment will produce new jobs. Full story...
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Schools discuss response plans for H1N1 virus

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Seventeen. That is the average age of those who test positive for the H1N1 virus. That is part of the reason why schools were involved in Thursday's meeting to discuss a swine flu response plan in Brunswick County<. Full story...
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Wilmington welcomes first ever city-owned green building

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Wilmington city officials have opened the first ever city-owned green building. The building, on the corner of 17th and Marstellar Streets will house the city street sweeper vehicles. Full story...
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UNCW ranks as a top public Master's university

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There are more accolades for UNC-Wilmington. U.S. News and World Report is calling the school one of the top public Master's Universities in the south. Full story...
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Back to School Buddy Program helps kids gear up for school

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videoNew school supplies can be expensive for families. The Wilmington Elks Lodge and other community partners are working to make sure underprivileged children have all the tools needed to start the school year off right; at no cost to their parents.

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Bladenboro hopes for field of dreams

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videoFolks in Bladenboro would like to have a new sports complex. WWAY's John Rendleman said the town is trying to work out a deal that would turn a 15-acre corn field into a field of dreams. Full story...
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Stevenson Auto expands

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videoIt's an impressive feat in this economy; a local car dealer is expanding. The Stevenson franchise opened its newest dealership this week and plans for future expansion are on the horizon. Full story...
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