Fair Bluff was evacuated on Oct. 10, 2016, after flooding from Hurricane Matthew inundated the town. (Photo: Hannah Patrick/WWAY)
13 hours ago
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NC Disaster Food & Nutrition Service benefits approved after Hurricane Matthew

Governor Pat McCrory announced today that thousands of households in an 18-county area slammed earlier this month by Hurricane Matthew may be eligible to receive Disaster Food and Nutrition Service benefits, following approval this morning of a request from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services for assistance to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
pedestrian crosswalk
21 hours ago
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Wilmington hit-and-run victim dies, police looking for info on driver

The victim of Wednesday night's hit and run has died.
24 hours ago
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Numerous gang members arrested in gang crackdown

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is targeting gang members in response to an increase in gang activity.
Reginald Davis  (Photo: Brunswick County Detention Center)
1 day ago
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Felon charged in two shootings in Supply

A Bolivia man is accused of shooting into two different homes in August and September.
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3 hours ago
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New Hanover County 5th graders have class on barrier island

Thousands of New Hanover County students are taking their class outside to explore an island just off our coast.
Hoggard quarterback Josh Jones gets under center on October 21, 2016. (Photo: Dustin Dorsey/WWAY)
12 hours ago
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WWAY’s 5th Quarter – October 21

Exciting plays. Loads of analysis with a little bit of rain, but not too much rain. On top of that we have postgame reaction from Hoggard after they edged West Brunswick. Can't beat that for this week's 5th Quarter. Week ten of the high school football season is complete.
16 hours ago
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State Dept. releases more Clinton emails

The State Department published 247 additional pages of email from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private server this afternoon as part of court-ordered effort to produce some of her more recently discovered official email correspondence before the Presidential election.
16 hours ago
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OH DEAR! That is one friendly deer….

A police officer found an unlikely friend. He showed up to a call for help and now a four legged "Hank" is his buddy.
Mackenzie Jones Davis (Photo: Pender County Sheriff's Office)
17 hours ago
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Pender Co. deputies searching for missing teenager

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding a missing teenager.
Car Crash
18 hours ago
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Trucker killed while trying to help in North Carolina wreck

A truck driver has been killed as he tried to help the motorist who had rear-ended his truck on Interstate 85 in Charlotte.
Screen Gems studios pairs with Red Cross. (Photo: Dustin Dorsey/WWAY)
18 hours ago
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Red Cross working out of Screen Gems studios

The American Red Cross has set up shop on the Screen Gems lot.
2016 PPD Heroes Kirk Smith, Willie Vasser, Ryan Darby, Molly Darby, Emily Schaller and Robert Moore. (Photo: Dustin Dorsey /WWAY
18 hours ago
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Ironman Triathlon athletes honored with hero award

Today before the Ironman Triathlon festivities kicked off, PPD honored six "heroes" who will be participating in the races this weekend.
Oak Island storm damage (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)
19 hours ago
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Oak Island prepares for sand dune repairs

Oak Island is one of the many towns still recovering from Hurricane Matthew.