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Leland Middle School students get a lesson in safety

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Leland eighth graders took a break from math, science, and English for a lesson in safety. The program focused on underage drinking, drugs, and driving safety. Full story...
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Wilmington-based company to expand

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Castle Branch is an employment screening firm based in Wilmington. 150 people currently work there. The company's new 32,000 square-foot facility will make room for up to 130 more employees. Full story...
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Topsail Humane Society closing Friday

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After some recent zoning disputes with the county, the Topsail Humane Society is going to shut down. Director Kathy Lewis said the county notified her early this week that the shelter is in violation of zoning laws. On Thursday, she told WWAY that she is tired of fighting to provide a free service for the county. Full story...
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Officer Greer honored

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A Wilmington police officer that was injured in the line of duty was honored Thursday afternoon. Full story...
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Dog Court: Woman wants dog court for Brunswick County

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videoEach month on WWAY, we bring you the latest from the New Hanover County Dangerous Dog Appeals Court. Now, a Brunswick County woman wants the same appeals process where she lives. Full story...
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Crews and volunteers continue to excavate Fort Anderson

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Inside Brunswick Town, a place that used to be a bustling colonial port town, lies the remains of an old battery. Archaeologists are trying to uncover pieces from the 1800’s, when this spot was a fort constructed by the Confederates. Full story...
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High school students see dangers of driving first hand

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videoStudents at East Columbus High School got a reality check from a staged traffic fatality Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
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Clean up crew tries to get Laney a passing grade

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videoThe laundry list of things to clean at Laney High School is long. When it comes to cleanliness, the New Hanover County Health Department basically gave Laney a "C". Full story...
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Shallotte, past and present

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videoWe visited with students from Shallotte Middle School who are sharing stories about the town’s history. Hannah Stocks gives a look at Shallotte, past and present. Please click video for Hannah’s report. Full story...
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Columbus County has new ideas on how to draw visitors to NC

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North Carolina's beautiful beaches and mountains draw millions to the state every year. Columbus County has come up with something else, in hopes of drawing a crowd. Full story...
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