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Community college challenges as enrollments increase

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videoA college degree may help you get a stable job in our area these days. That is why students are coming out in droves to register early for classes at area community colleges. That is creating some challenges. Full story...
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Protecting historic artifacts from flooding

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videoIn the event of a hurricane, many of us have a plan for protecting our homes and valuables. But what about historic artifacts housed in city buildings like the Cape Fear Museum? Full story...
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Troubleshooters Update: Howard's Towing

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There is an update on a Troubleshooters report we first brought you last week. A Wilmington family called to complain about Howard's Towing. Carolina Beach Police Department called Howard's to pull Scott Brown's SUV out of a retention pond, after he had a stroke and wrecked. Full story...
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Boiling Spring Lakes family survives after run-in with two horses

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We all know the hazards of deer on our local highways, especially at night. But Tuesday evening a local woman had a terrifying run-in with a pair of horses. Full story...
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Dogs test positive for distemper at local animal shelter

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The Brunswick County Animal Shelter is on lock down after two dogs tested positive for a virus. Two dogs adopted last week tested positive for distemper, a highly contagious respiratory disease. Full story...
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Police looking for suspected killer, Tyshawn Gause arrangements set

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Wilmington Police said they believe they know who killed 17-year-old Tyshawn Gause over the weekend, Now, they need your help finding him. Officers are looking for Leroy Sampson. Full story...
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UNCW camp inspires kids to sea art

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A day at camp turned into an art lesson from a pro, for some area kids. UNCW's Marine Quest Camp hosted it's first Art Sea Camp program. Kids were able to get their hands dirty with a local artist who taught them metal sculpting. Full story...
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Pender County's plan for boat ramp stalled

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Pender County's plans to purchase a boat ramp in Hampstead is at a stand still. The county is hoping to purchase about seven acres along Lewis Road for a boat ramp and parking. Full story...
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Inmates at Brunswick County Jail not contagious, on antibiotics

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Brunswick County health officials are trying to keep tuberculosis under lock and key at the county jail. After a former inmate tested positive for the infection, more than four hundred other inmates and employees were tested. Full story...
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Grassroots organization voices opinion on coastal insurance rates

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videoAnother issue facing state lawmakers is coastal insurance rates. Residents in coastal counties are seeing a big increase in homeowners insurance. WWAY's Meghan Packer followed up with a woman we introduced to you last week, who is starting a grassroots organization to be a voice for coastal residents. Full story...
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