make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Local News

Browse News by County:
New Hanover | Brunswick | Pender | Columbus | Bladen

Texting your emergencies to 911

READ MORE:
videoTexting has become a popular form of communication for all ages, but it could soon become the best form of communication for all emergencies. Full story...
»

Summer sex predator sting a success in New Hanover County

READ MORE:
videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is calling a summer sex predator sting a success. More than one thousand man hours, that included door-to-door checks on sex offender's registered addresses, resulted in multiple arrests. Full story...
»

Escaped inmate back behind bars

READ MORE:
An inmate who escaped from the Bladen Correctional Center in Elizabethtown Tuesday morning is back behind bars. Thirty-two-year-old Hieu Bui walked away from his dorm and scaled a fence around 11:30 a.m. Full story...
»

More than $100,000 in cocaine seized in drug bust

READ MORE:
A month-long investigation led to the arrest of two New Hanover County men and the seizure of more than $100,000 of cocaine. Full story...
»

Questions answered about teen involved with Soles

READ MORE:
videoState Senator R.C. Soles continues to avoid calls made by WWAY, but has now admitted to buying a house for 17-year-old Allen Strickland. Full story...
»

Affordable housing gets financial boost

READ MORE:
videoThe economy has put stress on affordable housing in Wilmington, but thanks to a multi-million dollar tax credit from the North Carolina Housing and Finance Agency, help is in sight. Full story...
»

Picketers back for day two

READ MORE:
videoEver since a Wilmington medical practice discontinued its midwifery program, the voices of concerned mothers have been growing louder. Picketers outside New Hanover Regional Medical Center, determined to raise awareness about the need for more local midwives, were present for a second day on Tuesday. Full story...
»

Bike patrol begins in Leland

READ MORE:
videoThe Leland Police Department's bike unit is on the lookout in a neighborhood near you. After weeks of training and new biking equipment, they are ready to hit the streets. Full story...
»

New Hanover County Schools hop on social networking

READ MORE:
New Hanover County Schools have hopped on the band wagon; they are now on Facebook and Twitter. Parents, teachers, and students can now keep track of what is going on around campus through the social-networking sites. Full story...
»

Former Calabash town administrator arrested

READ MORE:
The former Calabash town administrator was arrested Tuesday morning. Thirty year old Jeremy Cribb was charged with obtaining property by false pretenses and four counts of embezzlement by a public official. Full story...
»