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Local business can look forward to more cruise ships in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/07/2009 - 9:55am.

Local businesses will get another boost, with four cruise ships docking in Wilmington. Three American Cruise Line ships will arrive in May; the first on Sunday.

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P3 Hurricane Hunter comes to Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/07/2009 - 9:47am.

Though not quite hurricane season, hurricane awareness is coming to the Port City in a big way. The P3 Orion Hurricane Hunter plane will be at Wilmington International Airport Thursday along with other exhibits.

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New public safety building planned for Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/07/2009 - 9:37am.

Plans to build a new public safety building in Wrightsville Beach are in the works. The space has been approved by the town and it has picked a contractor.

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Pender County offers unique scenic viewpoints for Provinces of Night
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/07/2009 - 9:26am.

videoFrom a scenic viewpoint, our area has a lot to offer. When it came time to film the new movie, Provinces of Night, rural Pender County is just what filmmakers were looking for.

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Southport experiencing a series of crimes
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/06/2009 - 5:57pm.

videoThe quiet community of Southport appears to be in the midst of a mini-crime wave. Six break-ins in the past two nights, one resulting in a major fire, has investigators searching for answers.

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Day three in case against Brian Reavis
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/06/2009 - 5:44pm.

videoWednesday was day three in the trial against 42-year-old Brian Reavis, the man accused of sexually assaulting and beating a 95-year-old Wilmington woman.

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Convention center to be even bigger and greener than thought
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/06/2009 - 5:35pm.

videoCovention center construction bids came in under budget, leaving City Council with 5 million dollars to play with. As a result, the convention center will be bigger, and be made with sustainable building materials.

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UNCW diver dies in Florida
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/06/2009 - 4:29pm.

A diver for UNCW's undersea research facility in Florida has died. 36-year-old Dewey Smith was diving with two other aquanauts near the Aquarius Reef Base off Key Largo, but died after leaving the other divers.

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Wilmington man steps down as chair of NC Alcoholic Beverage Commission
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/06/2009 - 4:24pm.

The Governor demanded Douglas Fox's resignation after he sent an email that showed an altered photo of a watermelon patch outside the White House.

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Pender grads earn diploma and associate degree as well
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/06/2009 - 4:15pm.

Some students in Pender County are graduating high school with more than just a diploma. They're also leaving with an associate's degree. Pender Early College High School is making this a possibility.

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