New Hanover County leaders are hoping to keep more kids in class and less in trouble. Officials signed an agreement to address school behavior when and where it happens instead of criminalizing that behavior.
The debate Tuesday between Republicans vying for New Hanover County Sheriff was much more civil than the one between the Democrats.
Jason Vaughn and Marc Benson differed slightly on most topics WWAY's political editor Kevin Wuzzardo asked them about.
City Manager Sterling Cheatham presented a report on reducing youth gun violence in Wilmington Tuesday after hosting several forums over the winter for the report. Cheatham said they found the youth often lack family structure, good education and meaningful jobs.
A fight ended with several stabbings at the corner of 14th and Wooster Streets in Wilmington Thursday. The police have not called WWAY back to confirm any details. But, a witness said the fight possibly started because of gang retaliation.
Tennis star Lenny Simpson grew up in Wilmington during a time of racial tension.
Now, he's back to tell his story, and share ideas on how to combat violence in Wilmington’s youth.
Simpson says tennis was his life from a young age.