Surfing to raise money for Pleasure Island lifeguards

Surf contest held to raise money for Pleasure Island lifeguards. Submitted: Sat, 04/25/2015 - 6:32pm

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: Sat, 04/25/2015 - 1:08pm
Updated: Sat, 04/25/2015 - 1:12pm

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: Sat, 04/25/2015 - 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. 42 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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1,000 Venus Flytraps survive poaching

venusflytrap Submitted: Sat, 04/25/2015 - 6:08pm
Updated: Sat, 04/25/2015 - 6:15pm

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY)– An endangered species found only in North Carolina survives being poached. One thousand Venus Flytraps are finally back at home after 4 months of rehab. In January, officers charged four men with felonies for stealing 1,500 of them from the Holly Shelter Game Land. It’s an endangered plant that lives in unusual Read more…

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