Whiteville artist Mark Bannerman says he finds inspiration from everyday items others may see as junk. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
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#ThisIsThePlace: Whiteville artist finds inspiration where others see trash

What most people see as trash, one Whiteville man views as treasures for his collages that capture life in southeastern North Carolina.
Bryon Vassey (center) attends a news conference after he was acquitted of a voluntary manslaughter charge on May 6, 2016. (Photo: Madison Morgan/WWAY)
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Vassey looks for normalcy, Vidal’s family wants change after not guilty verdict

A Southport police officer hopes to get his career and life back on track after a judge found him not guilty today of voluntary manslaughter.
Crews clean up debris in Ogden on May 6, 2016, a day after a tornado hit. (Photo: Taylor Yakowenko/WWAY)
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Neighbors come together to clean up after surprise tornado

Clean-up is underway after a tornado that swept through some New Hanover County neighborhoods yesterday afternoon.
Police respond to call of a vehicle vs. pedestrian vs. building in the area of 10th Street and Dawson. (Photo: Tim Buckland/StarNews)
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WPD responds to 2nd deadly crash involving pedestrian in 24 hours

Wilmington Police are on the scene of another incident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.
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This Just In: Military Plane Crashes at Wrightsville Beach

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) Emergency crews are on the scene of a military plane crash at Wrighstville Beach. New Hanover County dispatch says the call came in just after 4:45 p.m. We have confirmed the pilot is with the Second Marine Aircraft Wing at Cherry Point.   The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office says the military […]
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#ThisIsThePlace: Preservation society maintains historic home, tries to save Whiteville City Hall

At the corner of Franklin and Columbus streets in Whiteville, you'll find an old federal-style country cottage that is now known as the Reuben Brown House.
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PGA Tour player DQ’d after hitting himself in head with his own putter

Wilmington will be the location for the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship. This year's event is being played in Charlotte. One of the golfers did not finish his round today due to a disqualification.
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Trump, Ryan to meet next week

Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan have agreed to meet next Thursday -- in the wake of Ryan's statement yesterday that he's not yet ready to support Trump's presidential nomination.
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Will Coastal Carolina be able to join the Sun Belt Conference after all?

Will Coastal Carolina be able to join Sun Belt Conference after all? If the football stadium expansion doesn't get approved it might not happen.
President Bill Clinton waves to the crowd during a visit to Whiteville on April 26, 2000. (Photo: WWAY)
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#ThisIsThePlace: President Clinton’s Whiteville roadtrip

As WWAY's #ThisIsThePlace Roadtrip heads to Whiteville, it reminded us of another even bigger journey to the seat of Columbus County several years ago.