Volunteers create oyster reef in Carolina Beach

Submitted: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 1:05pm
Updated: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 1:06pm

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Hundreds of volunteers tackled a big Work on Wilmington project Saturday at Carolina Beach State Park. The goal was to construct an oyster reef in the Cape Fear River. More than 300 GE Hitachi employees moved 1,400 bags of limestone marl and 2,000 bags of oyster shells to get the work Read more…

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Smoking materials cause fire at apartment complex

firetruck.jpg Submitted: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:42am
Updated: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:43am

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Fire Department responded to a structure fire early Sunday morning at the Pines of Wilmington. WFD Battalion Chief Randy Burton said when units arrived to the scene, firefighters found a small outside fire that had involved the siding of one apartment. He says the fire was quickly extinguished and they removed smoke from inside Read more…

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Surfing to raise money for Pleasure Island lifeguards

Surf contest held to raise money for Pleasure Island lifeguards. 7 minutes ago

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A little rain didn’t stop this surf contest from happening Saturday. Tony Silvagni Surf School hosted a surf contest on Halmet Avenue in Carolina Beach and contestants were surfing for a life saving cause. 100% of the money raised goes towards the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach lifeguards. Silvagni says the Read more…

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Expo connects business owners and community

Business expo held at North Brunswick High School Saturday. Submitted: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 1:08pm

LELAND, NC (WWAY) — The North Brunswick Business Expo was held Saturday for the community to see what several businesses in the area have to offer in products or services. The expo was presented by North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce and offered seminars with topics ranging from energy efficiency & home improvement, hurricane preparedness, to Read more…

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Community rides for fallen law enforcement

Community rides to honor fallen law enforcement. Submitted: Sun, 04/26/2015 - 12:33pm

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — More than 100 people biked for a good cause Saturday morning. Wilmington’s Blue Knights Chapter held their annual motorcycle ride Saturday to support the New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick county law enforcement officers that have been injured or killed in the line of duty. The law enforcement escorted ride started in Read more…

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Fort adds new gun replica to the site

Fort Anderson adds new gun to the historic site. 25 minutes ago

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Fort Anderson added a new addition to the historic site today. After almost a decade, a replica of a 150-year old cannon is now on display at Fort Anderson. Site Manager Jim McKee has been a part of the project since 2008. “It’s been like Christmas, It’s been like Christmas Read more…

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