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UNCW freshman dies while surfing in storm
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/25/2009 - 5:03pm.

UNC Wilmington officials say the teen killed while surfing at Wrightsville Beach was a member of the UNCW family.

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UNCW Police bid farewell to one of their own
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/25/2009 - 4:17pm.

It was a bittersweet and dignified farewell Friday for a veteran of the UNCW Police force. The campus police department honored Major Robert Riley for 23 years of service on the force.

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Last day for dozens at Mead Westvaco Corp.
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/25/2009 - 4:07pm.

Friday marked the last day for dozens of employees at a Wilmington factory. Fifty-six employees at the Mead Westvaco Corporation said goodbye today.

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Carolina Beach adds some visual appeal
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/25/2009 - 3:59pm.

The Town of Carolina Beach hopes your first impression of Pleasure Island is a little more visually appealing. Friday morning, town leaders held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly landscaped Entryway Enhancement Project.

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Ground breaking begins for Brunswick County water tank
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/25/2009 - 3:48pm.

One million gallons of water will soon be flowing to Brunswick County residents. Friday, Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2Go held its ceremonial ground breaking on a one million gallon elevated water storage tank off of Highway 17 in Leland.

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Castle Hayne Elementary officially welcomed
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/25/2009 - 3:31pm.

New Hanover County's newest school, Castle Hayne Elementary, is officially open. Even though students have filled the halls since August, Friday marked the school's official dedication.

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Azalea Festival to unveil official artwork
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/25/2009 - 3:11pm.

We are only a few days into fall, but Wilmington's biggest spring event gets going Friday night. The Azalea Festival unveils the official artwork for next year's event.

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Local counties see fall in unemployment
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/25/2009 - 3:06pm.

There is encouraging news on the job front. There was a downtick in unemployment for our local counties in August.

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Hundreds make strides toward a cure for cancer
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/25/2009 - 9:55am.

videoWhether walking to raise money for cancer research or to remember a loved one who died from the disease, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night event started and finished at the Coastline Convention Center in downtown Wilmington.

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Pender County Correctional Institution helps dogs find homes
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/24/2009 - 5:05pm.

videoSome Pender County prisoners are taking part in a New Leash on Life. Inmates spent the past eight weeks training homeless dogs that a local animal shelter rescued.

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