make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Bald Head Island

ONLY ON 3: Bald Head Island residents call for investigation into village manager

Bald Head Island residents say one man is tearing apart their small community. Last week the island's public safety chief resigned, which was the tipping point for residents to call for an investigation into their village manager, Calvin Peck, who they say is at the center of all their problems.

»

ONLY ON 3: Bald Head Island residents call for investigation into village manager

READ MORE:
Bald Head Island residents say one man is tearing apart their small community. Last week the island's public safety chief resigned, which was the tipping point for residents to call for an investigation into their village manager, Calvin Peck, who they say is at the center of all their problems.video Full story...
»

Bald Head Island Public Safety Chief resigns

READ MORE:
Jerome “Chip” Munna, Jr. resigned Tuesday as Chief of Public Safety for the Village of Bald Head Island. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: Bald Head Island public safety chief suspended

READ MORE:
Bald Head Island has suspended its public safety chief with pay pending an internal investigation. A town spokeswoman says Jerome Munna was placed on administrative leave today. Full story...
»

Lightning strikes home on Bald Head Island

READ MORE:
videoA community is in shock after lightning strikes a home and causes it to catch fire. Full story...
»

Fireworks, festivals, fun mark Independence Day across the Cape Fear

READ MORE:
video There's plenty of fun to be had across the Cape Fear in honor of the 236th birthday of our country's independence on the 4th of July. Full story...
»

UPDATE: Tourist drowns while helping rescue other swimmers

READ MORE:
video Kevin Scott Roberts, 43, of Mt. Lookout, WV, drowned Monday after being caught by a strong current off Bald Head Island. Roberts was among five people that tried to save three swimmers that were struggling off the east end. Full story...
»

WTVD ABC11 INVESTIGATION: Investigation of Bald Head Island police officer's death reopened

READ MORE:
The North Carolina coast is known for its beautiful beaches, and Bald Head Island is among the best. With million dollar mansions, it's a remote summer playground for the rich and powerful. But in the fall of 1999, the island was where Loy Buff's long nightmare began. Back then, his daughter Davina Buff-Jones was just starting a new career as a police officer on Bald Head. Full story...
»

Barrier Island Study Center opens on Bald Head Island

READ MORE:
video A long time tourist destination could now be a travel spot for researchers as well. The Bald Head Island Conservancy announced the grand opening for their Barrier Island Study Center today. Full story...
»

Corps of Engineers does emergency dredging on Bald Head Island channel

READ MORE:
The Army Corps of Engineers had to do emergency dredging of the channel off the coast of Bald Head Island. Last week, river pilots discovered what they call a speed bump in the area of Reach Two. The speed bump caused the channel to not have the depth safe for commercial shipping traffic. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Fire destroys vacation home on Bald Head Island

READ MORE:
video Bald Head Island officials say fire destroyed a vacation home on the island early this morning. No one was in the five bedroom, five bath house, valued at more than $1.5 million, at the time. Full story...
»

Leland, Bald Head fire departments get federal money

READ MORE:
Two fire departments in Brunswick County are getting help from the federal government. Leland Fire Rescue and the Bald Head Island Fire Department are each getting money from the the US Department of Homeland Security for operations and safety improvements. Full story...
»

Report: RI-based sport institute under investigation bought Bald Head properties

READ MORE:
A Rhode Island-based sport institute under investigation for how it spent taxpayer money reportedly bought nearly $3 million worth of resort property in North Carolina. Full story...
»

Barnes drops out of Leland council race; says council does not share his vision

READ MORE:
The Brunswick County Board of Elections says Herbert Barnes dropped out of the race Friday. The Board of Elections also says Bald Head Island candidate Ken Miller died over the weekend. Both men's names will be on the ballot, though, in November. Full story...
»

Bald Head Island under boil water notice, power back on

READ MORE:
The power was restored to the island around 11 a.m. Currently the public water system is turned off as a result of the prolonged power failure earlier this morning. This was done to reduce the risk of home sewer systems spilling sewage onto the ground. We plan to turn the water system back on this afternoon, provided no other issues arise. Full story...
»